Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Tag Archives: UK

Shana was fined for wasting police time before she was murdered

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SUSSEX: Six months after complaining Michael Lane was stalking her, Shana Grice’s throat was allegedly cut by the ex-boyfriend. Shana Grice was issued with a fine for wasting police time after reporting her ex-boyfriend to police. Months later she was found dead with her throat slit. Last August, The body of Shana Grice, 19, ...

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Facebook agrees to send team to Pakistan

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LONDON: In a major development, the Facebook administration has agreed to send a delegation to Pakistan to sort out the issue of blasphemous content circulating on the social networking site. “The administration of Facebook has agreed to send its delegation to Pakistan to address the concerns of the government. The ...

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Scotland – Food and drink exports hit record high

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LONDON: Food and drink exports from Scotland rose to a record £5.5bn last year, government figures show. Significant growth in sales of seafood and whisky helped exports increase £421m (8%) in 2016. Exports to EU countries were worth £2.3bn, up £133m, which the Scottish government said underlined the importance of ...

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17% of mothers still lend money to their adult children

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One in six (17%) mothers with adult children say they lend them money, compared with around one in 10 (9%) fathers, Nationwide Building Society found. And 16% of mothers with adult children still cook and bake for them, compared with 2% of fathers. Some 15% of mothers still wash or ...

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ECB chairman slams Imran Khan

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LONDON: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has slammed former Pakistan captain Imran Khan for “disrespecting” leading cricket stars Darren Sammy and Dawid Malan, who recently visited Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani tv in London, Graves ...

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British spy agency GCHQ denies ‘ridiculous’ Trump wiretap claims

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LONDON: The United Kingdom’s intelligence agency has strongly denied White House allegations it spied on US President Donald Trump on behalf of former President Barack Obama during the 2016 election. GCHQ, in a highly unusual public statement, said the claims repeated by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, were “utterly ...

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Now is not the time, PM May tells Scotland on independence vote

LONDON/EDINBURGH: British Prime Minister Theresa May told the Scottish government “now is not the time” for a second independence referendum, saying it would be unfair to ask people to vote without knowing the result of Brexit talks. Her comments raised tensions with Scotland, where nationalists have called for a new ...

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Teenage Girls Skip School Because They Can’t Afford Tampons

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LONDON: A charity has found that UK teens are having to skip school because they’re ‘too poor’ to buy tampons and pads – find out how you can help. Can you imagine having to wrap a sock around your underwear during your period because you can’t afford sanitary protection such ...

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Conservative Party Fined And Referred To Police Over Election Expenses

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LONDON: The Conservative party has been fined £70,000 after the Electoral Commission found “significant” errors in the accuracy of the party’s spending returns for the 2015 general election. The party’s then-treasurer has now been referred to the Metropolitan police to investigate whether any criminal offence was committed by the party ...

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