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British supplier’s tampering of chicken slaughter dates puts consumers at risk

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

If you are visiting Britain in the near future then you may want to stay away from buying raw chicken from supermarkets for the time being. The largest supplier of chicken to the country’s supermarkets has been found to be passing off old meat as fresh and thereby endangering the health of consumers. An undercover investigation by two of UK’s biggest media networks – The Guardian newspaper and ITV News – has thrown up shocking visuals of staff at a chicken processing ...

British pharmacist forced child to watch ISIS beheading videos

Saturday, 7 October 2017

A British court has jailed a pharmacist for six years after it was revealed that he attempted to radicalize children by showing an ISIS beheading video to a primary school pupil.Zameer Ghumra, 38, was found guilty of spreading terrorist propaganda and “brainwashing” two young brothers into becoming ISIS fighters.According to the Guardian, Ghumra “taught children how to survive a bomb attack and fight with knives, rewarding them with sweets to keep them onside.”Judge, ...

Brexit uncertainty prompts shock British construction contraction

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Britain’s construction companies in September reported the sharpest fall in activity since just after June 2016’s Brexit vote, as clients put projects on hold due to uncertainty over the economy.Although construction makes up just 6 percent of Britain’s economy, the survey suggested it was likely to drag on official third-quarter growth figures, just as the Bank of England gets ready to raise interest rates.The IHS Markit/CIPS construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI) ...

Imam at British mosque stabbed in the neck in shocking ‘hate crime’

Monday, 25 September 2017

An Imam at a British mosque was stabbed in neck upon arrival at Altrincham Islamic Centre, in Altrincham, Manchester, on Sunday evening. The Imam, Dr. Nasser Kurdy, 58, was on his way to lead evening prayers at the mosque when someone stabbed him in the neck from behind, then fleeing the scene. Kurdy was immediately taken to a hospital for treatment. Anti-Islam According to eyewitnesses, the attacker repeated anti-Islamic phrases while attacking the imam, who is also a surgeon. The attack is ...

Six injured after ‘noxious substance attack’ at Stratford in London

Sunday, 24 September 2017

A suspected acid attack in east London injured at least six people on Saturday, with police saying they had arrested one man, although they did not believe the incident was terror related. Police said they were called just before 8pm (1900 GMT) to the Stratford Centre, close to London’s Olympic Stadium, following reports of a group of males spraying what was believed to be a noxious substance. London Ambulance Service tweeted that they had treated at least five patients after sending ...

Saudi Crown Prince, British Defense Minister sign military agreement

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and Defense Minist Mohammed bin Salman has met in Jeddah with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon where a military and security deal was signed. During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral relations between the two countries, especially the mechanisms of joint coordination in the field of defense, as well as discussing developments in the region and efforts exerted to combat them. The Saudi crown prince and British defense minister signed a Framework ...

Has British government decided not to tag terror with religion?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

There is something about Britain’s handling of terror cases – perpetrated by Muslims or against Muslims – that puts Westminster in a class apart. A few days ago, Britain faced its fifth terror attack since March this year. Three of the violent acts were perpetrated by Muslims one was an attack on Muslims by an Islamaphobic Englishman, and the suspects for the most recent incident also appear to be Muslim. However, despite the unprecedented number of attacks in such a short ...

British police arrest second man over homemade bomb on London tube

Sunday, 17 September 2017

A second man has been arrested by police investigating Friday's bomb attack on a London underground train, police said. The 21-year-old man was arrested in the west London suburb of Hounslow just before midnight on Saturday, the Metropolitan Police force said in a statement. He was detained under Britain's Terrorism Act and taken to a south London police station, the force added on Sunday. On Saturday, police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the attack. Friday morning's blast, ...

UK nominates bandit film shot in Pakistan for Oscar

Friday, 15 September 2017

My Pure Land, a movie based on a true story in Pakistan, has been chosen as Britain’s submission to vie for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Made by an up-and-coming director from the UK, Sarmad Masud, the movie, which is shot in Pakistan, shows two daughters fighting off a militia with 200 bandits to defend their land. This is Masud’s debut film. According to a Dawn news report, the movie is based on the true story of Nazo Dharejo, My Pure Land’s submission at the ...

Murray likely to miss rest of season with hip injury

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Britain’s world number two Andy Murray will “most likely” miss the rest of the season due to a hip injury that kept him out of the US Open, he announced on Wednesday. “...I won’t be able to compete in (next month’s) events in Beijing and Shanghai, and most likely, the final two events (of)the season in Vienna and Paris due to my hip injury which has been bothering me the last few months,” he wrote on Facebook. “Having ...

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