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India Calls Pakistan ‘Terroristan’ In Speech Row At UN

In response to a speech by Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, an Indian secretary called the country 'Terroristan'. India called upon its Right of Reply to respond, though the nation will itself address the UN on Saturday. The angry response...

Rise In Hate Crimes Against Met Police

Official figures show the number of police officers and staff in London subjected to racist or religious hate crime has risen by more than 50% in two years. 667 police officers in total were victims of racist or religious hate crimes in...

Government’s 10 Year August Low For Borrowing Due To Strong VAT Revenue

Official figures show strong VAT receipts have helped government borrowing to fall to its lowest August level since 2007. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the government's deficit narrowed to £5.7bn last month, compared with £7bn a year...

Leicester Man Held In Dubai For Raising Middle Finger

Jamil Ahmed Mukadam, who raised his middle finger at another driver in Dubai, could face jail after he was arrested for "offensive behaviour". Mr Mukadam said he reacted "in frustration", raising his middle finger when a driver cut him off...

Birmingham Man Who Went On Rampage After Suspecting Wife Of Affair Jailed

Mohammed Tabriz, who launched a machete attack after "suspecting his estranged wife of having an affair", has been jailed. The 36-year-old carried out the attacks on a man, woman and child at two addresses in the West Midlands on 6...

UK Retail Sales Grow

Compared with the previous month, retail sales grew in August by 1% with sales of clothing and non-essential items reported as major contributors. Sales volumes were 2.4% higher when compared to last August, according to the figures released by the...

UK Government Suspends Aid for Myanmar Military

The UK government has suspended financial aid to Myanmar's military amid the ongoing crisis in the country. More than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled the violence of the country otherwise known as Burma for neighbouring Bangladesh. The Ministry of Defence says...

Tribunal Finds Australian School Discriminated Against Sikh Boy

A tribunal has found an Australian school discriminated against a five-year-old Sikh boy when it prevented his enrolment because he wore a turban. Melton Christian School in Melbourne prohibits non-Christian head coverings for boys as part of its uniform policy. The...

Pakistan Batsman Suspended For Five Years

Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif has been banned from all forms of cricket for five years following a spot-fixing inquiry. A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) tribunal handed down the punishment to the 31-year-old after finding Latif guilty of all charges at...

Birmingham Man Supplied Guns And Ammunition To Crime Gangs

Two West Midlands men have been arrested for their involvement in the storing and supplying of guns and ammunition to crime groups. 29-year-old Umair Khan from Birmingham made purchases of firearms, including more than 50 revolvers, using the dark web,...

Myanmar Leader Delivers Address To Nation, Avoids Criticizing Military

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, has said her government does not fear "international scrutiny" over its handling of the ongoing Rohingya crisis. Ms Suu Kyi was addressing the nation for the first time on the crisis and...

Retired Footballer Rio Ferdinand To Launch Boxing Career

Two years after his retirement from football, Rio Ferdinand is set to launch a career in professional boxing. The news was announced by Betfair, who are backing the former Manchester United and England defender. "I'm doing this because it's a challenge,"...