Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Tag Archives: UK

British woman in labour pain goes live on Facebook

LONDON: A woman in the UK has live streamed her labour on Facebook to over two lakh strangers to show pregnant women that giving birth is not like the one shown in movies. Sarah-Jayne Ljungstrom, 35, an ad-agency director from London, started broadcasting soon after her waters broke while eating ...

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British chef Ryan dies while fighting against Isis in Syria

RAQQA: A British man has been killed while fighting against the Islamic State group in Syria, according to reports. Ryan Lock, 20, is reported to have died during an offensive by anti-IS forces to retake the city of Raqqa. The former chef, from Chichester, West Sussex, had no previous military ...

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Cab Driver Bitten, Punched By Woman And Friend In UK

LONDON: A Muslim taxi driver in the UK was thrashed and punched by a drunk woman and her accomplice with a passerby filming the “horrific incident” and uploading it on social media, media reports said. Shahid Iqbal, 50, who works as a freelance driver in Normanton in England, said the ...

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British minister warns of ISIS plan to wage chemical attack on UK

LONDON: The terrorist organisation Islamic State (Isis) is plotting a chemical weapons attack against Britain, the national security minister has warned. Ben Wallace, Minister of State for Security and former Army Commander, said that Britain’s intelligence and defence communities were planning for the possibility of a “mass casualty” attack on ...

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UK holds New Year’s Eve celebrations, Security tight in London

LONDON: A huge police presence is on the streets for London’s new year fireworks display as the UK prepares to usher in 2017. People from almost 100 countries will flock to the Thames to view the pyrotechnics, which will begin as Big Ben strikes midnight. About 12,000 fireworks producing 50,000 ...

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Zero-hours contracts workers ‘face £1,000 pay penalty’

LONDON: Workers on zero-hours contracts typically earn £1,000 a year less than permanent employees, according to Resolution Foundation research. People on the controversial contracts face a “precarious pay penalty” of 6.6%, or 93p an hour, the think tank has estimated. For those who earn the least, the size of the ...

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