Sunday, June 24, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn rules out Britain staying in single market after Brexit

LONDON: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at Labour critics calling for the UK to stay in the single market after Brexit. The Labour leader insisted that remaining in the trading arrangement was...

Corbyn will create space for female leader: Angela Rayner

LONDON: The shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has said that Jeremy Corbyn will create the space for Labour to have the next female leader. She criticised what she described as a cultural misogyny problem...

London Mayor urged to overturn ban on ‘Free Balochistan’ adverts

LONDON: Human rights campaigners are appealing to London Mayor Sadiq Khan to overturn a ban on adverts drawing attention to killings in a troubled province of Pakistan. Transport for London has ordered “Free Balochistan” campaign...

New Conservative office bearers

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that Brandon Lewis, the Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth, is the new Chairman of the Conservative Party. The new Party Chairman will be joined by James...

Police will increase stop and search to tackle knife crime; says Sadiq Khan

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed that police will “significantly” increase the use of stop and search to tackle soaring knife crime on London’s streets. The Mayor promised a “tougher crackdown” this...

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...

Labour criticises govt’s new stamp duty reforms

LONDON: Labour Party has criticised over government’s new stamp duty reforms and Labour's shadow housing secretary John Healey said cutting stamp duty without an increase in affordable housing would drive up prices. He said:...

Sadiq Khan hails London’s spirit after ‘extremely difficult’ 2017

LONDON: London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan used his new year message to praise those living in the city for rising to the challenge during an “extremely difficult” 2017. He said that the “incredible generosity” of...

Moped gang carried out 17 burglaries across London

LONDON: CCTV of a moped gang smashing their way into a mobile phone shop in a spree of raids has been released by police. The group, armed with hammers, knives, angle grinders and a...

Arrests in UK for terror offences up 54%

LONDON: The number of people arrested for terrorism linked offences in Britain rose 54% to 400 in the 12 months to September in one of the most intense periods for terrorist attacks in recent...