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Priti Patel seeks review of London mayor’s police powers

BRITAIN’S home office has commissioned an independent review of the London mayor’s police powers, according to a media report. Sir Tom Winsor, who recently retired...

India and the Philippines supply the majority of nurses to the UK

  IN 2021, nearly half of the new nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK have come from abroad, with India and the...

Met officer dismissed for ‘gross misconduct’

  A Met Police constable has been dismissed for failing to safeguard a woman who was later killed by her partner. Sandeep Khunkhun, attached to London’s...

Immigration rules: Hundreds of overseas-born trainee GPs face deportation

  THE leader of NHS GPs has written to the home secretary Priti Patel demanding to scrap “bureaucratic” hurdles as hundreds of overseas-born trainee GPs are at...

School headmaster caught on video using racist word

A VIDEO of a reputed grammar school headmaster using the N-word while privately scolding a student for using the racist slur was leaked on...

Afghan asylum seeker was deported twice before London hammer attack

AN AFGHAN asylum seeker, now jailed for violent attacks in London, had managed to return to the UK despite being sent back to his...

Review attacks Prevent programme on “double standards”

  A leaked review of the government’s counter-terrorism programme has said that it is too focused on right-wing extremism and should now crack down on...

Terror links: Dr Mukul Hazarika faces extradition to India

  A GP in north-east England is facing extradition to India over alleged links to a terrorist group. Dr Mukul Hazarika is a manager at a...

Suspended teacher charged with sexual exploitation

  A SUSPENDED teacher of Birmingham has been charged with sexual exploitation of schoolgirls. Muhammad Taimoor, 28, is accused of sexual activity while in a position...

Counting and Cracking: Staging a Sri Lanka migrant story

  PLAYWRIGHT S Shakthidharan (Shakthi) is bringing his debut play, centred around the story of Sri Lankan migrants to Australia, to the UK as part...