Muslim women’s sisterhood, uniting football and faith in the London team

Muslim women’s sisterhood, uniting football and faith in the London team

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – On a soccer pitch in a central London park, the Sisterhood Football Club – a Muslim women’s team – is making a change. “Your hijab, put it in. It can’t get in the way,” shouts a teammate as the substitute runs on. Despite the heat of the afternoon, all of … Read more

Where Britain went wrong – POLITICO

Where Britain went wrong – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LIVERPOOL, England — On the long picket line outside the gates of Liverpool’s Peel Port, rain-soaked dock workers warm themselves with cups of tea as they listen to 1980s pop. Dozens of buses, cars and trucks honk in solidarity as they pass. Dockers’ strikes are not new to … Read more

Cambridge, London venues to host movies from Türkiye

Cambridge, London venues to host movies from Türkiye

ISTANBUL The fourth edition of the UK’s only independent Turkish film festival, Taste of Anatolia – Films from Türkiye (TOA), will be organized from 5th to 11th November. For the first time, screenings of the week-long event will extend from TOA’s home city of Cambridge to London, as well as continuing online, giving even more … Read more

Glencore employees moved bribe cash by private jet, a court in London was told

Glencore employees moved bribe cash by private jet, a court in London was told

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Employees and agents of a British subsidiary of mining and trading group Glencore ( GLEN.L ) used private jets to transfer cash to pay bribes to oil officials in West Africa, prosecutors told a London court on Wednesday . Glencore Energy UK Limited paid – or failed to prevent the … Read more

Youngest victim of Manchester Arena attack ‘badly failed by emergency services’, father says – MKFM 106.3FM

Youngest victim of Manchester Arena attack ‘badly failed by emergency services’, father says – MKFM 106.3FM

The father of the youngest Manchester Arena attack victim says his daughter was “badly let down by the emergency services”. Andrew Roussos said emergency services were having “sleepless nights” over the way they responded to the attack on May 22, 2017. Saffie-Rose Roussos reached the hospital 52 minutes after terrorist Salman Abedi detonated his homemade … Read more

Russia denies spying on Liz Terrace’s phone Al Khaleej Avis – Alkhaleej Avis Al Khaleej Avis

Russia denies spying on Liz Terrace’s phone Al Khaleej Avis – Alkhaleej Avis Al Khaleej Avis

Russia denies spying on Liz Terrace’s phone Gulf newspaperAlkhaleej Avis The Gulf Avis Russia: We didn’t hack Terrace’s phone. London media cannot be taken seriouslyArabic Daily Mail: Obsession with the Russian “nuclear threat” dominated Terrace before her resignationthe seventh day “3 Words” opens fire on Liz Terrace after possible Russian hack of her private phone … Read more

BP’s profits rise amid mounting pressure for a “windfall” tax on fossil fuels

BP’s profits rise amid mounting pressure for a “windfall” tax on fossil fuels

BP’s earnings more than doubled in the third quarter as the London-based energy giant benefited from high oil and natural gas prices after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Underlying replacement costs, which exclude one-time items and fluctuations in the value of inventories, jumped to $8.15 billion from $3.32 billion in the same period last year, BP … Read more

U.K. politicians call for “urgent independent investigation” into Liz Truss phone hack claim

U.K. politicians call for “urgent independent investigation” into Liz Truss phone hack claim

Political leaders in the United Kingdom have called for an investigation into the government’s handling of national security, after an unconfirmed report claiming that a personal phone used by former Prime Minister Liz Truss was targeted by suspected Russian hackers.  The Mail on Sunday report, which cited unnamed sources, suggested that private messages exchanged between … Read more

Man attacks UK migrant processing center, kills himself

Man attacks UK migrant processing center, kills himself

DOVER, England, Oct 30 (Reuters) – A man threw petrol bombs and fireworks at a migrant processing center in the southern English port of Dover on Sunday and then killed himself, a Reuters photographer said. The attacker, a white man in a striped top, drove up to the center in a white SEAT sports car. … Read more