Disciplined bowling by Pakistan restricted a good-looking England batting lineup to 250/8 at the end of 50 overs in the World Cup warm-up match being played in Sydney on Wednesday. Garay Ballance (57) and Joe Root (87) were the highest run scorers for the English team. Other batsmen included Moin...
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Tuesday apologised for remarks he had made against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) women including Shireen Mazari. "I apologise to all the women who were offended by my remarks," the MQM leader stated. "I even apologise to Shireen Mazari..I am sorry," Altaf Hussain said. According to...
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Social networking is everywhere these days. It’s next to impossible to find someone who doesn’t have a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, and most of the communication we have with one another — both friends and strangers — is mediated through these platforms. Social networking, of course, is meant to facilitate...
World leaders are gathering in Paris to mark the murder of staff and police at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, as well as those killed in the hostage situation at a kosher supermarket. France’s prime minister said the people would “cry out their love of liberty.” And...
Rumours rife in Pakistan where his family are 'against' the ‘wedding’ to divorced mother-of-three Imran Khan is believed to have married news anchor Reham Khan, 41 Rumours have been around for several months that the pair were an item The cricketer-turned politician divorced Jemima Goldsmith 10 years ago Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan...
Receiving much criticism regarding the portrayal of Pakistan from the local audience, Showtime’s espionage show Homeland has now also managed to upset the diplomats who believe that the country has been shown as a "hellhole", reported New York Post. Pakistan Embassy spokesperson Nadeem Hotiana showed his disapproval by complaining to...
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." Malala Yousafzai, 17, won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday along with the Indian children's rights...
The prospect of Britain joining military action against the Islamic State (Isis) jihadi group moved closer as David Cameron led international condemnation of the ritualised killing of the British aid worker David Haines and threats against a second UK citizen, Alan Henning. As western diplomats reported that several Arab states...
Militants with the Islamic State jihadi group have released a video that appears to show the beheading of a British hostage, David Haines, an aid worker who was captured just days after he arrived in Syria last year. British government officials were seeking to authenticate the video which purported to...
Startling details have surfaced of British female jihadists forcing captured Iraqi women into sexual slavery at brothels run by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), British media reported Thursday. The Brothels, operated by the female “police force” called the al-Khanssaa Brigade, have been set up for...
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The London Metropolitan police on Wednesday said it has arrested a 30-year-old suspect in connection with ex-Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq's murder. "A 30 year old man has been arrested in connection with the Imran Farooq murder case from the Waltham Forest area in London," a spokesperson...
London is the most influential city in the world, according to analysts at Forbes, despite Britain being a “second-rate” global power. New York came a close second, followed by Paris and Singapore as the annual list signalled a shift of power to “savvy” cities, rather than the largest or fastest...
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The senior Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has resigned over David Cameron's stance on the Gaza conflict. Announcing her resignation this morning, the former Chair of the Conservative Party said that she had written to the Prime Minister "and tendered resignation". "I can no longer support Government policy on Gaza,"...
Russell Brand tells Fox News host come back to humanity
A spat between British comedian and actor Russell Brand and U.S.-based Fox News anchor Sean Hannity over the Gaza conflict – which previously led to the former calling the latter a “terrorist” - has continued, with Brand launching into a 13-minute critique of his foe in a video uploaded...
Britain’s Prince Harry had touched down in Santiago and almost immediately received a marriage proposal from a girl proudly named Middleton, according to The Telegraph on Saturday. The television reporter, Bernardita Middleton, from the morning show Bienvenidos on Chile’s Channel 13, told the prince, "I am a Middleton, like Princess...
People in the UK have tougher attitudes towards immigration and welfare and have set a higher requirement for what it takes to make a person British, according to a new survey. The British Social Attitudes survey found 95% of people thought to be "truly British" you must speak English -...
This video shows how differently the public react to a woman being attacked by a man compared to when the other way around. The advert, featuring two actors, shows a man abusing his girlfriend in a London park. Moments after he starts to get physically violent with her several passers-by intervene...
A SCHOOLGIRL and her 13-year-old boyfriend have become the youngest parents in the UK, after they brought a baby girl into the world. The girl, who is 12-years-old, recently gave birth to the newborn girl weighing 3.1 kilograms. UK media reports she first fell pregnant at age 11, while she was...
TV broadcast of verbal assaults in Glasgow.
WE REVEAL another shocking video of sickening racial abuse that was made public just days after the TV broadcast of verbal assaults in Glasgow. MINISTERS have unleashed a blitz on racists and bigots just days after shocking footage of abuse and violence shocked Scotland. The Government campaign, launched today, urges Scots...
Harry's best friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Grainger
After years of squabbling, Harry Potter's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger finally became an item -- but now their creator JK Rowling has admitted she made a mistake by marrying them off. Hermione -- whose quick wits get the teen wizards out of many a scrape in Rowling's...
Justin Bieber posts intimate pic with Selena Gomez
Justin Bieber has posted an intimate picture with Selena Gomez. The 'Hold Tight' singer further fuelled speculation he has reconciled with the 21-year-old beauty by posting a dark snap of them with her holding her arm around him and a big smile on her face. Under the picture, posted on Instagram,...
Obesity soars to 'alarming' levels in developing countries
The extent of the world's obesity epidemic has been thrown into stark relief as a report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) puts the number of overweight and obese adults in developing countries at more than 900 million. Future Diets, an analysis of public data about what the world eats, says there are almost...
Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mursi shout slogans during a demonstration in Tahrir square in Cairo
As the world readies to wave a goodbye to 2013, we here provide a glimpse of the top news stories that took place during this eventful year, listed in a chronological order. Military operation in Mali On January 11, French President Francois Hollande announced that the French armed forces had begun...
According to a recent study quoted by the British media, Facebook has already lost the battle for the hearts and minds of teenagers. If researchers are correct in their conclusions Facebook will soon join a long list of gone and forgotten internet fads. Daniel Miller, lead anthropologist on the research...
Intimate voicemail left by Prince William to Kate Middleton in 2006 were played in a British court on Thursday, reflecting the scale of the phone hacking at the now defunct News of the World (NoW) tabloid. As part of the ongoing trial of leading figures of the tabloid, the...
This year marked the start of teenagers adopting other social networks instead of Facebook as their parents signed up for Zuckerberg's site in droves. In a European Union-funded study on social media, the Department of Anthropology at University College London is running nine simultaneous 15-month ethnographic studies in seven countries to...
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Teachers have a social responsibility to impart knowledge to the next generation. As educators, they are obliged to implement the best practices to ensure excellence in education. Teachers have to accomplish several tasks in an entire day. They have to create lesson plans, arrange notes, record progress, engage with...
Thousands of Metropolitan Police civilian staff, including 999 call handlers, are set to strike on New Year’s Eve, the PCS union has said. The planned strike in London will coincide with a walkout by firefighters in the capital, which could result in around 7,500 civil service workers taking action on one...
Supermarkets in the UK are split on the heated topic as to whether Muslim staff should be given permission to refuse to serve customers buying alcohol or pork products on the grounds of religious reason, according to a report by The Telegraph newspaper. The issue came to light in a...
A London bus driver has been hailed a hero after rushing a woman who was about to give birth to hospital, after she waited an hour and 15 minutes for an ambulance. Sajjad Shariff, 41, was driving the W15 bus in Leytonstone when heavily pregnant Fatim Faye, 44, flagged him...