Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Russian action doesn’t change the facts; says Theresa May

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has said that Russia’s expulsion of 23 British diplomats “doesn’t change the facts of the matter” of the poisoning of a former double agent in an English city. Russia was...

Labour councillor suspended amid probe into Islamophobic slur

EDINBURGH: Scottish Transport Secretary Humza Yousaf is calling on a Labour councillor to resign after he made an Islamophobic comment about the MSP. Dumfries and Galloway councilor Jim Dempster has been suspended from the party...

Average house price in UK rises to more than £148,000

LONDON: The average house price in Scotland increased at the start of 2018, according to new figures. The latest UK House Price Index found the average price of a property in Scotland stood at...

Appeal for missing man

LONDON: Police are appealing for help to find a man who is missing from Hounslow. Sandeep Sharma, 67, was last seen when he went to bed at 21:00hrs on Friday, 9 March. He was...

Book on British mosques

LONDON: The historical significance of mosques across the UK is the subject of of a new book. The British Mosque is published by Historic England and presents the first ever overview and explanation of Islamic...

Police want this man

LONDON: Police in Sheffield are asking for the public’s help locating wanted man Tariq Azimeh, 22. He is wanted in connection with suspected driving offences and an aggravated burglary reported to police in January...

Three boys face trial over teenager’s death in Kensington

LONDON: Three boys accused of stabbing a teenager to death following a party in Kensington will go on trial in the summer. Two 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old appeared at the Old Bailey charged with the...

Anti-Muslim extremist working on ‘civil war on Islam’ in Britain

LONDON: The Far-right extremists known as anti-Muslims are moving increasingly online as they prepare for what they believe is a “civil war on Islam” in Britain, a new report released by a UK-based anti-racism...

£200 with six points for using mobile phone while driving

LONDON: Government has announced drivers caught using their mobile phone behind the wheel face tougher penalties from Wednesday. The fixed penalty for being caught using a handheld phone in the car will double to...

Justice Minister says criminal kingpins to be targeted in prisons crackdown, drugs and mobiles...

LONDON: Prisoners with gang links could be transferred into higher-security jails under plans to choke off the influence of criminal kingpins behind bars. Justice Secretary David Gauke is weighing up a major change to...