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MP George Galloway Beaten Up In Notting Hill By A Man Shouting About The Holocaust

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 August 2014 | UK
George Galloway was roughed up in West London’s upmarket Notting Hill on Friday evening, leaving the controversial Respect MP badly bruised. The assault took place on Golborne Road, where Galloway was posing for pictures. A man reportedly made a comment about the Holocaust before attacking the Bradford West MP. ...

Scottish Independence 'Yes' Voters' Abuse Prompts Labour MP To Suspend National Tour

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | 29 August 2014 | UK Politics
An anti-independence Scottish MP has suspended his tour of the country after being pelted with eggs, citing security fears over "co-ordinated abuse" from the Yes voters. Labour MP Jim Murphy was egged by a Yes supporter in Kirkcaldy, Fife, yesterday during his 100 Towns in 100 Days tour...

'The Great British Bake Off' Review - Iain Comes Unstuck Over A Baked Alaska In Episode 4

Caroline Frost | 29 August 2014 | UK Entertainment
Week 4 brought a surprise in the bakers' tent, with one of the contestants having a right royal flounce when his ice-cream was perfectly whipped… out of the freezer by another contestant. It all started so normally, as the nine remaining contestants got to grips with a self-saucing pudding, whatever...

Battery On Ashya King's Feeding System Likely To Have Expired

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 August 2014 | UK
The battery on the feeding system of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital by his parents without consent is "now likely to have expired", police said. Ashya King's family took him from Southampton General Hospital at around 2pm yesterday and...

Putin Reminds West Russia Is One Of The 'Largest Nuclear Powers'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 August 2014 | UK
Do not "mess with Russia" was the bellicose offering from Vladimir Putin on Friday, as the Russia President reminded an increasingly exasperated West that his country maintains one of the largest nuclear arsenals in the world. After being excoriated by Nato and President Obama on Thursday for the invasion...

Ukip Candidate Roger Lord Threatens To 'Rip Out' Douglas Carswell's Throat

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | 29 August 2014 | UK Politics
Roger Lord, the Ukip parliamentary candidate for Clacton elbowed aside by Douglas Carswell, has threatened to "rip out" the Tory defector's throat if he fails to explain why he should replace him. Speaking on Sky News today, Lord furiously demanded a public debate with Carswell, who he labelled as "the...

Alistair Darling Heckled At Glasgow Mosque Over Iraq

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 August 2014 | UK
Better Together leader Alistair Darling was accused of having "blood on his hands" over Iraq during a bad-tempered campaign visit to a mosque. Glasgow Central Mosque visitors were split over Mr Darling's attendance at Friday prayers, with some shaking hands and posing for "selfie" photographs while others looked on in...

Terrorist Threat Level Raised, Britain Responds With Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | 29 August 2014 | UK Comedy
It says a lot about the good people of the UK that when confronted by the threat of a 'highly likely' terrorist attack, our natural response is to take the piss... Threat level. Hoping for a knee jerk reaction from the Govt. Might buy wine while...

Independence Could Leave Scotland In 'Financial Mess', Warn Experts

The Huffington Post/PA | Asa Bennett | 29 August 2014 | UK Politics
Independence could leave Scotland in a "financial mess" as it suffers the "wholesale relocation" of financial activity away from the newly independent nation, according to a research paper. A report by Capital Economics predicts "significant capital flight" by banks, insurance firms and pension funds in the event of a Yes...

Video Of Gay Man Confronted By Christian Parents Sparks Homophobic Abuse On YouTube

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 August 2014 | UK
WARNING: THE ABOVE VIDEO FEATURES GRAPHIC CONTENT A disturbing film of a gay man being confronted by his "Christian" family, which was posted to YouTube on Thursday, has sparked a raft of homophobic abuse on the video sharing website. The post, which has gained more than

What Should We Expect From Galaxy Note 4?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 29 August 2014 | UK Tech
Samsung is readying the Galaxy Note 4 for its unveiling at IFA in Berlin next week. But what - other than a great great, improved stylus support and software tweaks - can we expect from this handset? This video takes you through some of the key new features from the...

Tesco Supermarket Braces Itself For Profits Fall As Problems Continue

The Huffington Post/PA | Asa Bennett | 29 August 2014 | UK
Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, is suffering an even deeper trading crisis as it was forced to issue yet another profit warning, and slash its dividend to shareholders by 75%. The troubled retailer also signalled that its new chief executive will now start work from next Monday, a month...

Mass Eviction Of London Homeless As Police Swoop In Anti-Begging Operation (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | 29 August 2014 | UK
Police and immigration officials swooped on London's homeless hotspots this morning in a clamp down on rough sleepers and beggars. Officers descended on popular sleeping points, including Marble Arch, at around 4am this morning in a joint operation with the UK Border Agency to target those in the country illegally....

David Cameron Announces New Powers To Revoke Passports As Terror Threat Level Raised

PA/The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | 29 August 2014 | UK Politics
David Cameron has announced new laws to crack down on terror suspects as he warned that extremism in Iraq and Syria poses a greater danger to Britain than al Qaida. As the terrorist threat to the UK was raised from substantial to severe, the prime minister said legislation...

UK House Prices Surge By 11% In A Year To Hit New Record

The Huffington Post/PA | Asa Bennett | 29 August 2014 | UK
House prices surged by 11% year-on-year in August to reach another new all-time high of £189,306 on average, Nationwide has reported. Property values were pushed up by 0.8% month-on-month, marking the sixteenth monthly increase in a row, and the annual pace of price growth accelerated from 10.6% in July as...

Cambridge University Master Can Keep His Banned Pet Dog After Convincing Officials It's A 'Very Large Cat'

Lucy Sherriff | 29 August 2014 | UK Universities & Education
A master at Cambridge University is allowed to keep his banned pet dog in his accommodation after convincing officials it is in fact a "very large cat". The master of Selwyn College of Cambridge University, Roger Mosey, is allowed to house his Bassett hound YoYo, despite dogs not being allowed...

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Nicola McLean Nominates Woman Husband Tom Williams Allegedly Cheated With In Vegas (VIDEO)

Daniel Welsh | 29 August 2014 | UK Entertainment
Nicola McLean is the latest celebrity to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, using the opportunity to embarrass her estranged husband, Tom Williams by nominating the woman that she's accused him of cheating with. Following weeks of speculation, Nicola confirmed earlier this month that...

Pictures Of The Week: The Best Images From The Past Seven Days In News

Elliot Wagland | 29 August 2014 | UK
Pictures of the week brings you the best images over the past seven days from around the world, chosen by our very own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza and Michael Cripps.

UK Terror Threat Level Raised To 'Severe,' Theresa May Announces

Ned Simons | 29 August 2014 | UK Politics
The terror threat to the UK has been raised from substantial to severe, home secretary Theresa May has announced. This means that a terrorist attack is "highly likely", although May stressed that there is no information to suggest an attack is imminent. She said: "The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC)...

Nico Rosberg Disciplined By Mercedes For Lewis Hamilton Collision

Samuel Luckhurst | 29 August 2014 | UK Sport
Mercedes have taken "suitable disciplinary measures" against Nico Rosberg after the German admitted his responsibility for the controversial collision between himself and Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix. Hamilton's race at Spa was wrecked in the second lap when he suffered a puncture to his left rear...
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