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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,"...

Harry Redknapp Says ‘Every Chance’ Birmingham Might Be Last Job After Sacking

Following his sacking at Birmingham City, Harry Redknapp says there is "every chance" his managerial career is over. The 70-year-old was fired after the Blues lost at home to Preston, leaving them in 23rd position in the table with just...

Myanmar General Blames Crisis On Rohingya ‘Extremists’

Myanmar top General Min Aung Hlaing has blamed Rohingya people for the crisis that has led to hundreds of thousands crossing into Bangladesh, accusing “terrorists” of attempting to build a stronghold in the nation. He said that the Rohingya “have...

Nawaz Sharif’s Wife Wins Lahore Seat

Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of the former prime minister who was ousted following a corruption enquiry, has won a by election in Lahore. Ms Sharif stood in place of her husband, following his disqualification in July. According to local media, she...

Karachi Teen Couple Electrocuted In Honour Killing

Karachi police say the bodies of a teenage Pakistani couple feared murdered in an "honour killing" bear marks suggesting they were electrocuted. 15-year-old Bakht Jan and her boyfriend 17-year-old Rehman were planning to elope but their families found out and...