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UK communities take action against ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letter

Letter called for day of attacks on Muslims but people have hit back by showing love and solidarity Communities across the UK have been responding to violent threats contained in a letter promising that 3 April would be “Punish a ...

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Queen Elizabeth’s husband Prince Philip faces hip surgery

The elderly husband of Queen Elizabeth II is set to undergo hip surgery in a London hospital. Prince Philip is scheduled to have surgery at the King Edward VII Hospital Wednesday. Buckingham Palace has said it will provide updates “when ...

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English Language Training provided to Special Branch Officers by the UK Government

In a ceremony held on 31st March 2018, the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Alison Blake, handed over certificates to 110 Special Branch officers following their successful completion of an English Language Training Course.   This training will assist officers ...

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Tottenham shooting: Girl, 17, dies from gunshot wound

Two shootings in London in the space of an hour have left a 17-year-old girl dead and a boy, 16, critically ill. The teenage girl, named locally as Tanesha Melbourne, was found with a bullet wound in Tottenham on Monday ...

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De la Rue given more time to challenge passport decision

The UK government has granted a two-week extension to the bidding process to make the new British passports. UK company De La Rue had requested the longer “standstill period”, which has been agreed by the Home Office. It now means ...

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Students demand UK universities take urgent action against racism

Exeter University students who say they were subject to racist abuse call for systemic change in handling of prejudice Students at the University of Exeter are calling for urgent changes after a spate of racist incidents, which they say are ...

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Home Office letter nudges asylum seekers to return home

Letter seen by the Guardian discusses travel options to return home before asylum case has been heard The Home Office has begun encouraging asylum seekers to return home before officials have considered their cases, the Guardian has learned. The department’s ...

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Queen attends Easter service at Windsor without Prince Philip

The Queen has attended the Easter service at Windsor Castle, along with other members of the Royal Family. The Duke of Edinburgh was absent from the service at St George’s Chapel – as were Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who ...

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Special needs cash shortfall ‘leaves thousands of pupils unplaced’

A shortage of special needs funding means growing numbers of children are being left without suitable school places, a teachers’ leader has warned. National Education Union leader Kevin Courtney said official statistics showed 4,050 special needs pupils were without a ...

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UK Labour leader is criticized for anti-Semitism in party

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing growing criticism over his handling of reported anti-Semitism among some of his supporters. The simmering row escalated Sunday with newspaper reports about numerous anti-Semitic Facebook posts from groups that support Labour. The ...

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