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UK unemployment climbs to 4.1% on virus fallout

LONDON: Britain’s unemployment rate jumped above four percent in July on economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed on Tuesday. The rate grew to 4.1 percent in the three months...

Shabir Choudhry writes Debie Abrahams over alleged threats British Kashmiris face

LONDON: A political activist from AJK, Dr. Shabir Choudhry has written to Labour MP Debbie Abrahams, apprising her about the serious threat British Kashmiris face from some Pakistanis on the street of...

Shaukat Kashmiri hits out at China over Hong Kong, Taiwan

TAIPEI : Exiled Kashmiri leader Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri has hit out at China for its authoritarian actions in Hong Kong and its attitude towards Taiwan. "If China claims...

Conservative response to Sir Keir Starmer’s speech

LONDON: Responding to a statement by Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer, Amanda Milling MP, Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party has said that rather than stoking people’s fears about their future, Sir Keir...

Asian Business Chamber extends virus support campaign in Asian languages

BIRMINGHAM: The Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has, in partnership with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Birmingham City Council, extended its campaign providing guidance to firms which have struggled to access...

Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara awarded £1000 from ‘You Matter Communities’ Fund

BIRMINGHAM: The Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara was among the recipents of the first round of the You Matter Communities Fund. McLaughlin & Harvey, the lead contractor for Birmingham City...

UK housing bubble ‘set to burst’ with 14% hit to prices next year

LONDON: A new research suggests that UK property prices will plunge by 13.8% next year after a recent mini-boom begins to rapidly unravel. The Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) highlighted...

Man charged with murder of Nahid Ahmed in Enfield

LONDON: Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Enfield on Sunday, 13 September, have charged a man with murder. Police and London Ambulance Service were called to Holbrook Close, EN1 at around 00:40hrs...

Sadiq Khan releases corona advice videos in Urdu, Hindi, Bengali and Punjabi

LONDON: The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has released a series of coronavirus advice videos in several South Asian languages. He are then continued by others including Rajesh Agarwal, the Deputy Mayor...

Pak diaspora playing pivotal role in Britain; says Nafees Zakaria

LONDON: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said that overall atmosphere in reference of Kashmir issue in Britain is quite satisfactory, encouraging and cognizable. “Pakistan Government and under...