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Anti-terror attack advice provided to schools

LONDON: Potentially life-saving advice showing schoolchildren what to do if they are caught up in a terror attack is being made available to be taught in UK schools for the first time. Young people...

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...

Political observers say Theresa May faces uncertain future amid ‘ousting’ reports

LONDON: Political observers in Britain claim that Prime Minister Theresa May’s position hung in the balance on Monday amid reports that dozens of MPs were backing a move to oust the PM, whose leadership...

Israel must end illegal settlements to achieve peace; urges Theresa May

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May told Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday that Israel must end illegal settlements to achieve peace, as they celebrated the centenary of the British statement that helped lead to the Jewish...

Pakistan to establish, fund ‘Jinnah Chair’ at LSE

LONDON: The London School of Economics (LSE) confirmed and welcomed Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s announcement of establishing the Jinnah Chair under the LSE South Asia Centre which would be funded by the government...

Sadiq Khan unveils plans to ban traffic from part of Oxford Street

LONDON: Plans to pedestrianise the western section of London's Oxford Street have been unveiled. East-west traffic would be removed from the popular shopping area under proposals from mayor Sadiq Khan. Some north-south routes will...

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...

Jagbir given suspended sentence after Qais Khan crushed to death

BIRMINGHAM: Jagbir Singh, a director of a waste recycling company has been given a suspended prison sentence afterthe death of an employee who was drawn into inadequately guarded and poorly maintained machinery. According toMidlands...

Suriyah Bi wins unfair dismissal case over 9/11 footage

BIRMINGHAM: A Muslim teaching assistant who was sacked for objecting to 11-year-olds being shown graphic footage of the 9/11 attacks has won an unfair dismissal case against herformerschool.According to a Guardian report, SuriyahBi, 25,...

Ahad Ali jailed for 12 years in rape case

LONDON: A man who raped a woman multiple times after he imprisoned her in a flat has been jailed for 12 years. Ahad Ali, 2, of Sidney Street, E1, was sentenced at Woolwich Crown...