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Brush up your British history, prospective immigrants told


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Prospective immigrants to Britain will now be expected to be first familiarise themselves with the country's basic history.A handbook for foreigners taking the immigration test puts ... Read more...

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French minister seeks end of prostitution in Europe


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) French minister for women's rights Najat Vallaud-Belkacem wants to organise a conference of experts on how to abolish sex trade and human trafficking in Europe, The ... Read more...

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Britain to act tough with migrant criminals


June 11th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) British government wants its courts to act firmly with migrants, as the country's Home Secretary Theresa May has warned soft judges that she can force them ... Read more...

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Forced marriages to be a crime in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Forcing someone to marry will become a criminal offence in Britain and "will not be tolerated", Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.The decision to create ... Read more...

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US self-defence expert banned from Britain


May 9th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) An American self-defence instructor has been banned from Britain by Home Secretary Theresa May because his presence was "not conducive to the public good", Sky News ... Read more...

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Britain makes it tough for Pakistani students


April 13th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Britain has decided to make it tough for Pakistani students to step on the English soil, following a pilot scheme finding as many as four in ... Read more...

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Britain mulls moving out foreign criminals


April 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Foreign criminals, using human rights laws to stay in Britain, are likely to be booted out under new measures being taken by the government, a top ... Read more...

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Britain fears issuing passports to terror suspects


April 6th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Britain could find itself compelled to issue passports to suspected foreigners unless secret court hearings were allowed, a media report said Friday.Home Secretary Theresa May and ... Read more...

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Is Al-Qaeda preparing British women bombers?


February 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Al-Qaeda is trying to recruit women for carrying out suicide bombings in Britain, parliament members have warned in a report.The terrorist group is using extremist websites ... Read more...

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100 arrests made ahead of Olympics


January 25th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British officials have announced that they have arrested nearly 100 people ahead of the Olympic Games this year. London will be hosting the event this summer and ... Read more...

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Osama top aide not to be deported from Britain


January 17th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) The right-hand man of slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Europe may be released after a court ruled he could not be deported from ... Read more...

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‘Pay me 10,000 pounds for access to British PM’


January 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) In a major cash-for-access scandal, a 50-year-old Indian-origin Conservative Party activist and fund-raiser was thrown out of the party after he was caught boasting in ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda terrorist banned from flying to Britain


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A suspected Al Qaeda terrorist, believed to be hiding in Yemen, has been banned from flying into Britain amid fears that he might try to blow ... Read more...

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British home secretary seeks Human Rights Act scrapped


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May wants the Human Rights Act should be scrapped as it is hindering the Home Office's efforts to deport terrorist suspects, ... Read more...

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Carrying knife in Britain rarely invites jail


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Less than one in five thugs, who are caught carrying knives, faces jail term in Britain, official figures have revealed.With just 19.7 percent being locked up, ... Read more...

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Top British official to meet social networks over riots


August 26th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May will soon meet executives from social networks like Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry to discuss the recent riots in the country.May ... Read more...

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British PM recalls parliament


August 9th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the recall of parliament for one day Thursday as violence swept across the country, a media report said. Cameron ... Read more...

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British PM cuts short holiday over London riots


August 9th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has cut short his family holiday and is returning to London to coordinate efforts to fight riots there, the premier's ... Read more...

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London riots: Home secretary cuts short holiday, 100 held


August 8th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May Monday cut short her holidays after over a 100 people were arrested following a second night of rioting across London.May, ... Read more...

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Britain’s terror threat level reduced


July 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The terror threat level in Britain has now been reduced following the death of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, officials said.The risk of a terrorist ... Read more...

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Britain to have ‘FBI-style’ agency


June 9th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Britain would soon have a crime tackling agency on the lines of America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a top official has said.Home Secretary Theresa May ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain to face PCB probe on return to Pakistan


April 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) intends to investigate runaway former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar on his return from Britain.Zulqarnain Haidar, who is currently living in the United Kingdom on a ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain to return Pakistan on April 25 following govt’s ‘top-level security’ assurance


April 17th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar, who is currently living in the United Kingdom on a temporary visa, will return to Islamabad on April 25.The now retired wicketkeeper had ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain withdraws UK asylum plea following Pak Govt ‘top-level security’ assurance


April 16th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar has voluntarily withdrawn his application for asylum in Britain after the Pakistan government assured him and his family of "the highest level of ... Read more...

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Tighter UK visa controls risk losing non-EU engineers, firms: Expert


March 28th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Vacuum cleaner tycoon Sir James Dyson, who sits on the Prime Minister's business advisory group, has said that he is "extremely concerned" at recent changes which will cut ... Read more...

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UK to slash foreign student visas by 100,000 annually


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May would reportedly announce that the number of foreign student visas issued annually would be slashed by 100,000.May would also announce scores of ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack inspirer Naik spreading ‘hate messages’ via satellite TV in UK


February 12th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Zakir Naik, a Islamic preacher whose sermons had allegedly acted as inspiration for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, has reportedly been broadcasting hate messages into British homes via ... Read more...

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‘Fatwa’ issued against British home secretary


January 29th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Several posters have come up in London, declaring a "fatwa" - or religious pronouncement - against Home Secretary Theresa May for the "abduction, kidnapping and false imprisonment" of ... Read more...

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UK to outline changes in controversial terrorism laws


January 26th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The British Government is to outline a controversial reform of control orders for terrorism suspects, following a review of security laws.Home Secretary Theresa May is expected to announce significant ... Read more...

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UK hate cleric urges Muslims to ‘issue fatwas’ against Cameron, May


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): London based hate cleric Anjem Choudary has urged Muslims to issue a 'fatwa' against British Prime Minister David Cameron and Home Secretary Theresa May.Choudary branded both ... Read more...

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Alan Johnson’s bodyguard bedded politician’s wife, personal assistant


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): The cop, who had been British politician Alan Johnson's bodyguard, has been revealed to have bedded the Labour bigwig's wife and his personal assistant.Specialist Operations PC Paul Rice, ... Read more...

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Britain moves order to ban ‘Pakistani Taliban’ in UK


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19(ANI): Britain has moved an order to ban the Pakistani Taliban as a terrorist group, making it illegal to raise funds in the United Kingdom."I have laid an order ... Read more...

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Britain moves to ban Pakistani Taliban


January 18th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The British government has moved to ban the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as a terrorist group, making it illegal to become its member or raise funds for it ... Read more...

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Britons want cuts in immigration level


January 15th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) About 80 percent people in Britain want to see cuts in the level of immigration, a survey carried out for the government has revealed.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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Over 14,000 British policemen may lose jobs


January 11th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Over 14,000 policemen may lose their jobs due to budget cuts in Britain, a media report said Tuesday.Most of these jobs are in England and Wales, the ... Read more...

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