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Qatada Family Members Leave UK

PA | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK

The family of radical cleric Abu Qatada has followed him out of the UK, it has been revealed. The Home Office said Qatada's wife and children had f...

Things to Do in Liverpool

Emma Rose Black | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Rose Black

Have you ever been to Liverpool? Well it's the place to go if you're looking for a weekend break that may be that little bit closer to home...So what can you do to let your hair down in this fine northern city?....Well, there's a whole A to Z of things to do...but here are a few of my favourites:

The Government Should Support the Governor of the Bank of England With New Policies to Promote Jobs and Growth

Darren Caplan | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Politics
Darren Caplan

The aviation sector and the airports that the Airport Operators Association represents are important economic players in their own right, but they are also crucial to the economic success of the UK, providing connectivity for UK Plc and enabling job creation and growth.

Is Ask.fm Really to Blame?

Gareth Milner | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Tech
Gareth Milner

If you receive a malicious phone call, would you demand that the phone company be banned? If you receive a malicious or threatening letter, would you demand that the postal service be shut down? The problem in cases like this isn't always the medium which is used, but the horrid and twisted people who carry out these disgusting acts.

National Retail Rescue - A Tonic for Our High Streets?

Darina Kerr | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK
Darina Kerr

Every time a retailer keels over, you wonder momentarily when you last shopped there. And often you can't remember even going into one of their stores, never mind buying something.

A Cyber Health Check for Business

Victoria Woodbine | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Tech
Victoria Woodbine

The project is a great opportunity for company Boards to understand and manage risks that have the potential to cause major damage to their business. Companies can demonstrate leadership by making cyber a major part of risk management across their whole business.

Rock of Ages

Denis MacShane | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

It was the wily old British prime minister, Jim Callaghan, who got Gibraltar right. Discussing the problem with his Spanish opposite number soon after Franco's death, Callgahan said: "You know, you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar."

Rap Artist Recounts The Murder Of His Step-Dad On New Single

Bwoywonder | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bwoywonder

Konan, one half of the popular rap duo, Krept and Konan has poured out his heart on his new single My Story by recounting the fatal night his step-father, Carlton Ned was murdered in their own home.

The Chinese Are Coming - to London SE19?

Wendy Jones | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK
Wendy Jones

The latest twin posters in The Economist's 'Where do you stand?' advertising campaign argue why Chinese investment in Africa is and/or is not a good ...

Bashy Is Back With New Single 'These Are the Songs'.

Bwoywonder | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bwoywonder

Bashy, aka Ashley Thomas from West London, takes us through a nostalgic journey using the popular song titles of monster hits from the UKG and even early Grime music days.

IPCC Probes Police links To Dead Model Linah Keza

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

A 29-year-old model stabbed to death in an apparent domestic incident had contact with police before she died, it has been revealed. Linah Keza was...

UK and China Not Such Strange Bedfellows in War on Porn

The Conversation UK | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

The irony that the UK government is proposing to introduce the exact same internet censorship mechanisms that it has routinely condemned in China has so far received little attention. Part of the reason for this is that many people in the UK tend to have an exaggerated view of what goes on in China to begin with and therefore the comparison seems far-fetched. But is it, really?

Queen's Speech On Brink Of 'WW3'

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

They might have been the final words ever addressed by Queen Elizabeth II to her nation. With Britain on the brink of annihilation at the hands of ...

British Gas Plans To Give Away Free Power At Weekends

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

British Gas has said it could offer free electricity on Saturdays in a bid to reduce demand on weekdays. The energy firm has announced plans to tri...

Hague Urges Egypt To Free Morsi

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague today made a direct appeal to the Egyptian authorities to release ousted president Mohammed Morsi. In a phone call ...

A Warning to Muslims This Ramadan

Rima Amin | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK
Rima Amin

Giving to those less fortunate is an important aspect of Islamic life especially during the holy month of Ramadan. New research hows Muslims give the most to those in need. Such generosity must embraced but also met with awareness of precisely where that money is going.

The Silent Death of the British Remittance Industry

Hugo Winn | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Hugo Winn

In the next couple of weeks a prosperous British industry will be reduced to ashes. The industry in question is the remittance sector - a vast and growing area made up of hundreds of Money Service Businesses (MSBs) - local, generally small businesses which provide diaspora communities with a means to remit money back home.

Royal Baby: Prince Harry Relishing Uncle Role

PA | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

Prince Harry declared tonight he was ready to play the proud, protective uncle for his new nephew Prince George and "make sure he has fun". Harry c...

Which Tube Line Has The Worst Fungal Spores?

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

Commuters travelling on the London Underground Jubilee Line inhale more fungal spores than those on the Central and Bakerloo lines, according to new r...

Hard-Up Lotto Winner Feared Claim Call Cost

PA | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

A hard-up mother-of-two has admitted she is so money-conscious that she had concerns about phoning the hotline to claim her £5.8 million lottery win....

Last Minute Holiday Essentials - The Ultimate Summer Holiday Kit for Him

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Style
Jerrine M Lowe

Whether you're planning a guy's trip to Marbs or a city break with the lady this summer, I've picked out a couple of holiday essentials to ensure you don't come unstuck.

What Is an Immigrant Anyway?

Anya Woolliams | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK
Anya Woolliams

Whatever image the word 'immigrant' conjures in the mind's eye, what it never seems to draw up is an English speaking person despite there being countless immigrants from English speaking countries residing in the UK, such as Canada and Ireland.

LONDON: Protest For Trayvon Martin

Sofiya Ballin | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK
Sofiya Ballin

"There's no justice! There's JUST US!" "In order to not charge George Zimmerman they had to criminalize Trayvon Martin!" "They must deal with us as hu...

'Mosque Bomb' Terror Suspect Charged With Murder Of Mohammed Saleem

PA | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

A 25-year-old Ukrainian man has been charged with murdering an 75-year-old grandfather as he walked home from a mosque, police have said. West Midl...

London 2012 - One Year On...

John Worne | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK
John Worne

It's a bit 'last year' in 2013 to talk up 2012 but, as we approach the first anniversary of the London Olympics, there's good evidence that 2012 has changed what the world thinks about us.