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UK reiterates India, Pakistan have to seek lasting solution to Kashmir issue

LONDON: The UK Government has once again expressed its old known stance over the Kashmir issue reiterating that the Britain’s long-standing position is that it is for India and Pakistan to find a lasting...

Penny Mordaunt replaces Priti in cabinet reshuffle

LONDON: Penny Mordaunt has been promoted to the cabinet as the new International Development Secretary, following the resignation of Priti Patel. The work and pensions minister, 44, is currently in 10 Downing Street meeting...

Salman Khan becomes Barnardo’s first ambassador

LONDON: Bollywood star Salman Khan has joined Barnardo’s as the charity’s first international ambassador. He made the announcement last night at The O2 Arena in Greenwich, south-east London, during a performance of his lavish...

2018 may become bloodiest year for London in decade: Sadiq Khan

LONDON: In wake on alarming situation generated by violence in London, Mayor Sadiq Khan hassaid that any cash injection would come too late to help Scotland Yard’s current battle with escalating gun and knife...

350 firearms handed in during gun surrender drive

LONDON: A total of 350 firearms have been handed in to police in London as a result of a two-week gun surrender. The Met, in partnership with the City of London police, took part...

Police warn againstrising violence and terrorthreats

LONDON: One of the UK’s most senior police officers has warned that a two-decade decline in crime appearsto be ending amid rising violence and an unprecedented terrorthreat.ChiefConstable Sara Thornton, chair of the National Police...

Sajid Javid orders probe into ‘failures’ at Northamptonshire County Council

LONDON: Secretary of State Sajid Javid has ordered a review into "allegations of failures in financial management and governance" at Northamptonshire County Council. On his first full day as the newly re-titled Secretary of...

Unique tool unveiled in UK to detect jihadi contents and to block them from...

LONDON: In continuation to its operation against terrorists and terrorism, the UK government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist contents and block it from being viewed. Home Secretary Amber Rudd...

UK to remain on high terror alert for at least two years

LONDON: Britain faces at least two more years of heightened terror alert, with risks from state players including Russia as well as the aftermath of the collapse of Islamic State, the Guardian newspaper has...

Jailed lawyer Mohammed Ayub struck off after admitting role in the issuing of false...

BRADFORD: A former managing partner of a Bradford law firm, who is serving a prison sentence for fraud, has admitted his role in the issuing of false divorce certificates. The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal found that...