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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Priti Patel orders
immediate review
of MPs’ security

LONDON: Following murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, Home Secretary Priti Patel has ordered an immediate review of MPs’ security. Ms Patel met police and representatives of the...

Commissioner appoints
independent figure to
review Met standards

LONDON: The Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has announced the appointment of an independent figure to conduct a review of Met culture and standards in order to rebuild public trust. The...

One year left to
spend paper £20
and £50 banknotes

LONDON: People are being encouraged to spend or bank their paper £20 and £50 banknotes before their legal tender status is withdrawn in a year’s time. There are approximately...

Shamima Begum offers to
help fight terror in UK

LONDON: Shamima Begum, who left the UK for Syria as a teenager, says she will regret joining the Islamic State group for the rest of her life and has offered to help...

Humza Yousaf targeted with
vile racist death threats

LONDON: Humza Yousaf has been targeted with death threats and vile racist abuse. The Health Secretary was sent a string of threatening and derogatory messages online, which he shared on social...

Afghan refugee numbers larger
than Govt estimate: Lisa Nandy

LONDON: Labour has challenged the Government’s estimate of how many Afghans who could be eligible for resettlement in the UK are left in the country as the party’s own MPs are already...

Don’t abandon Afghans;
Labour warns government

LONDON: Labour has urged the government not to "abandon" Afghan workers who helped British forces by allowing more of them to settle in the UK. Many interpreters and other former staff are...

Sadiq Khan declares masks
mandatory on public transport

LONDON: Mayors and political leaders across England have called for face masks to remain on public transport, despite coronavirus rules easing next week. Almost all Covid-19 restrictions are set to be removed...