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This MP uttered perhaps the most powerful words in opposition to dictator Museveni ever uttered on the floors of the British Parliament when be said: "Will the government use CHOGM to give a message to Uganda's President Museveni that after 32 years in power he's become a barrier to his country's ...
Kashmiri separatist groups and Khalistan sympathisers who tore down the Indian national flag from one of the official flagpoles set up for the 53-nation Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London on Wednesday were led by Pakistani-origin British Member of Parliament (MP) Lord Nazir ...

When MP Kemi Badenoch was handed the question, she confessed to something quite serious: hacking into the website of another politician. ... Put simply, that's a crime considered trivial enough that it can be tried only in magistrates' court, the lowest tier of all England's and Wales' mainstream courts.
A senior member of the British Labour Party's shadow cabinet has accused the Government of playing up the issue of the Border in Brexit negotiations for economic reasons and described the Good Friday Agreement as a “shibboleth”. Barry Gardiner, Britain's shadow international trade secretary, told a ...
Mariam's forensic death investigations to end within 10 days: MP ... During the Parliament delegation's visit to London to unveil the circumstances of Moustafa's death, Nasr el-Din referred that the British authorities vowed to end the forensic investigations within 10 days, and the body would be moved to ...
The Suffolk MP Daniel Poulter has been cleared over allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards female colleagues. Mr Poulter was referred to an internal disciplinary committee following claims made to the Sunday Times in November. In a statement, the Conservative Party said a panel found there ...

South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss joined Dr John Nash from Two Rivers Brewery, in Denver, to raise the profile of the industry. Their ales are widely stocked in the Blackstone Engine Bar which has opened in the historic Denver Mill. Ms Truss said: “Brilliant things are happening in Denver with the Two ...
He said that 770,000 people living in England speak no English or hardly any English. Syed Ibne Abbas, the High Commissioner of Pakistan, paid rich tribute to the hardworking and inspirational British Pakistanis who are making “Pakistan proud”. He said it is essential recognising the success stories to ...
The past week has been devoted to travel and exploration during English Tourism Week (ETW). Now in its seventh year, English Tourism Week raises the profile and showcases the benefits of the tourism industry to local communities and the economy. Tourism is one of England's largest and most ...
Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis has been chosen as the Labour candidate for the role of Sheffield City Region mayor. Mr Jarvis, 45, was elected with 2,584 votes, beating rival, city councillor Ben Curran, who got 1,903. A ruling by the party's National Executive Committee means if he wins the mayoral race he will ...
Owen Smith has been sacked as British Labour Party spokesman on Northern Ireland after breaking ranks with leader Jeremy Corbyn by calling for a new European Union referendum. He was dismissed from the shadow cabinet after saying that Labour should keep asking whether Brexit remains the right ...
Two people have been taken to hospital as a precaution after a "suspicious package" was delivered to an MP's Westminster office. The London Ambulance Service's hazardous area response team (HART) were called to the office in the Norman Shaw North building on Whitehall, at 12.58 GMT on Monday. The pair did not ...
May Expected to Blame Russia for Poisoning of Spy - MP ... LONDON (Reuters) - The chairman of the British parliament's foreign affairs committee said on Monday the nerve agent attack on a former Russian agent in southern England looked like state-sponsored attempted murder and he expected ...
While he said he did not support an England boycott of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Tugendhat said ministers should be “very, very careful” about any threat to British fans who travel to the tournament. A public health warning urging hundreds of people who visited a pub and restaurant where Skripal ...
Im British first and foremost, because I was born in Britain," she was quoted as saying by BBC. "I challenge all my colleagues in the Conservative Party and in Westminster: Dont label me as a BME. Ive said that to people in the Cabinet. Ive said that to civil servants. I think its patronising and insulting,? she ...
LONDON - A member of the British parliament on Sunday vowed to scrutinize his country's export of surveillance equipment to Manila, saying this may make UK "complicit" in the alleged extra-judicial killings under the Philippines' war on drugs. The UK government sold £150 million or nearly P11 billion ...
BRIGHTON Kemptown MP welcomed the value of English language schools during a visit to EF, a year-round international school. He was taken on a tour of the Sussex Square campus, answered questions from students and met with staff. EF Education First is a family-owned international education company which has ...

David Lammy, Labour Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, England, has teamed up with Junior Achievement of Trinidad and Tobago (JAOTT) to provide ... “English is the dominant global language, and since it is our first language, we should know how to express it to get the greatest effect.
Her family's local MP has therefore called for her belongings to be returned to Britain, so police here can carry out extensive testing to see if they hold any further clues to the identity of her killers. Chris Davies, Brecon and Radnorshire MP, told BBC Radio Wales: "Kirsty's belongings are still in Thailand.
Although Polak has supported the Conservative Party for decades, he recently came to the “rescue” of a Labour Party politician who had been abandoned by voters. Natascha Engel, the politician in question, lost her parliamentary seat in last year's general election. Since then, she has been appointed to ...
The National Human Right Committee's claims about the British MPs' concerns over the humanitarian situation in Qatar were also undermined by the inclusion of some elementary errors, such as referring to the House of Commons — the lower chamber of the British Parliament — as “the British House of ...
A British MP has joined calls for the Australian Parliament to punish Russian human rights violators and criminals. Ian Austin has told AM that Australian MPs need to ask themselves "whose side are you on? The Russian people, or Vladimir Putin and the corrupt oligarchs around him?" The comments follow ...
(CNN) Brendan Cox, the husband of murdered British MP Jo Cox, has stepped down from charities he set up in her name, amid allegations of sexual assault. ... Labour MP Jo Cox, 41, was stabbed and shot by right wing extremist Thomas Mair outside her office in Northern England in June 2016.
Assisting someone to kill themselves is currently illegal in the UK, and doctors' union the British Medical Association does not support a change in the law. In a statement it warned that a change in the law "could have an impact on recruitment and retention of doctors to the Island" because GMC rules bar ...
British MP Naz Shah praised Crown Prince Mohammed for promoting a moderate interpretation of Islam. (AFP) ... LONDON: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has made important steps toward improving the rights of women in the Kingdom, a prominent British female MP said this week. Writing for the ...
A British member of parliament was expected to use a debate on Wednesday to push for tougher laws on sexual harassment by recording acts such as ... Labour's Melanie Onn, the MP for Great Grimsby, reportedly believes that such a qualification can encourage more women to come forward and report ...
A Scottish MP has asked John Bercow to help him “gloat” to colleagues about Scotland's rugby triumph over England. Labour's Ian Murray asked the Commons Speaker how he could find out which English MPs were in his Edinburgh South constituency to “drown their sorrows” following the Six Nations ...
A British Parliamentarian says there is no meaningful progress on reconciliation in Sri Lanka. Joan Ryan, Member of Parliament for Enfield North and Vice-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils said that said that unless the culture of impunity on the island is tackled, and there is a genuine ...
(JTA) — The head of the Jewish Labour Movement in Britain accused the Labour Party leadership of failing to deal with “a vast backlog” of complaints about anti-Semitism in the party ranks. Jeremy Newmark, the national chair of the Jewish Labour Movement, on Saturday night also accused the party of ...
LONDON – Nusrat Ghani, a British woman of Pakistan origin, made history by becoming the first female minister of Britain to speak for the government at the House of Commons. Ghani, born in Kashmir, was recently promoted by UK Prime Minister Theresa May as Transport Minister. She won the East ...
Raising a point of order the Norwich South MP said: “I hope to get your advice on an exceptionally serious issue that's been brought to me by a whistleblower in my constituency relating to the East of England Ambulance Service. “It has been put to me that the service became critically over-stretched due to ...
Twenty people died after ambulance delays over 12 days when a trust failed to move into its highest state of emergency, an MP has said. Labour's Clive Lewis told the Commons senior managers wanted to move East of England Ambulance Service Trust to so-called REAP 4 on 19 December. Mr Lewis said ...
As a colleague spoke during an EU withdrawal bill debate in Britain's House of Commons, Conservative Parliament politician Desmond Swayne appeared to be barely there. Ken Clarke was speaking on EU citizen rights on Tuesday, advocating to stay in the EU, while Swayne was having his own issues ...
“There still are these political allegiances [to clubs] but it is reduced for that very simple pounds, shillings and pence reason,” said Howard Flight, a former MP and now member of the House of Lords who is a member of three London clubs — the Carlton Club, Pratt's and Boodle's. He said he now does most ...
On Sunday, a senior British opposition politician criticized President Trump in what could be described as the best Trump roast of 2018 so far. Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Shadow First Secretary of State Emily Thornberry said President Donald Trump was a dangerous “asteroid of awfulness” ...
Cape Town - British politician Peter Hain has accused London-headquartered law firm Hogan Lovells of being complicit in state capture in South Africa. Lord Hain, a Labour party peer ... The SRA is the independent body that regulates solicitors and law firms in England and Wales. “I have asked the SRA to ...
U.S. President Donald Trump is an “asteroid of awfulness,” as well as a “racist,” British Labour Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry told the BBC's Andrew Marr on Sunday. “He is an asteroid of awfulness that has fallen on this world,” Thornberry said. “I think that he is a danger and I think that he is a ...
Tulip Siddiq adjudged British 'Labour Newcomer MP of the year' ... Born in 1982, she studied English Literature for her Bachelor's and Master's ...
The Ministry of Education (MOE) has been asked to explain why the new English textbooks had allegedly not been procured through open ...
A former Ulster Unionist politician was involved in a spat on social media after describing Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as “the Indian”. John Taylor ...
PARLIAMENT | Rompin MP Hasan Arifin has dismissed the notion for the country to restore English as the medium of learning in schools.
New imported English textbook not only pricey, but unfit for locals – MP ... Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari complained the new books cost far more ... to a British Channel 4 programme to answer questions in the textbook.
A former senior unionist politician has claimed Donegal would be better off as part of the UK. John Taylor, known as Lord Kilclooney, said the ...
An Australian senator who is British by descent has became the ninth politician to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on ...
The Twitter account that tweeted a picture of a Muslim woman wrongly accused of ignoring the Westminster terror attack is one of thousands set ...
An MP took up an asylum seeker's case months before his arrest for allegedly plotting a UK attack, a court heard. Derby South MP Margaret ...
Mr Bailey said the MP should apologise for the "hate-filled, racist article". ... acceptable for an elected politician... and she should be ashamed", ...
Labour MP Tulip Siddiq has called on Boris Johnson to resign if a British woman spends “even one more day” in an Iranian jail as a result of his ...
Edgbaston MP Preet Gill has called on India to return a British man who was arrested while on holiday and accused of "influencing the youth ...
David Davis has promised that British MPs and peers will be able to scrutinise, amend and vote on the final Brexit agreement through primary ...


 

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