Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: Bradford

Samia Shahid: MP Naz Shah writes to Pakistan PM over honour killing

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BRADFORD: An MP has written to the Prime Minister of Pakistan a year after the alleged “honour killing” of Samia Shahid calling for action in the case. Ms Shahid, 28, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, died while visiting relatives in the country in July 2016. Her first husband Chaudhry Muhammad Shakeel ...

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Police hunt ‘violent’ carjacker on the run

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BRADFORD: Police are searching for a violent carjacker who went on the run before being sentenced to 12 years in prison for a series of robberies. Detectives say that Waqas Hussain, who is 20 and from Fearnsides Terrace in Girlington, absconded during his trial. He was found guilty of five ...

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Labour party warns Salma Yaqoob over ‘misleading’ leaflet

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BRADFORD/LONDON: Labour Party has warned independent candidate Salma Yaqoob over making false and misleading claims on her campaign literature exploiting the name of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. The leaflets were distributed across Bradford West by Salma Yaqoob against Labour candidate Naz Shah, claiming that she has the official backing from ...

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Naz Shah: Donald Trump was welcome in Bradford

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BRADFORD: Just over 3,500 of my constitutents have signed the e-petition on preventing Donald Trump’s state visit, which amounts to nearly 60 people out of every 1,000 registered voters in Bradford West.​ What we have seen in the past month has been chilling and many of us are asking where ...

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Bradford MP Imran Hussain says Chancellor must act to cut poverty

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BRADFORD: Another four thousand children in Bradford could fall into poverty in the next five years, a Bradford MP has warned. Imran Hussain, MP for Bradford East, has issued the warning following a report by the Institute of Fiscal Studies., which found national absolute child poverty is set to rise ...

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Street protests in Bradford after police shoot drug dealer dead

BRADFORD: The shooting of an alleged drug dealer gunned down by police on the M62 has sparked street protests overnight. More than 100 people shut down Leeds Road in Bradford as they chanted anti-police slogans and accused officers of murdering Yassar Yaqub, 28, on Monday evening. Many wore scarves or balaclavas ...

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