Gulf Times - UK
UK anti-slavery hotline identifies 4,000 potential victims in first year

UK anti-slavery hotline identifies 4,000 potential victims in first year

A British anti-slavery helpline has received 3,000 calls since its launch last year and identified 4,000 potential victims of trafficking, forced labour, domestic servitude and sexual slavery.

UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

The number of people arrested in Britain on suspicion of terrorism offences rocketed by 68 percent in the last year to the highest figure on record during a period when the country suffered four deadly attacks ...

Indian police arrest British man accused of child abuse

Indian police arrest British man accused of child abuse

Indian police Monday arrested a 54-year-old British man after three young boys at a hostel for blind children in Delhi filed allegations of sexual assault against him.

Man with sword injures police outside UK Queen's palace

Man with sword injures police outside UK Queen's palace

A man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is greatest) reached for a four-foot sword in his car and assaulted police officers outside Britain's Buckingham Palace on Friday night, police said.

Britain ends electronics cabin ban on some flights from Turkey

Britain ends electronics cabin ban on some flights from Turkey

Britain on Friday lifted a ban on passengers carrying electronic devices in the cabin on some flights to the UK from Turkey after new security measures were introduced, saying other restrictions would be looked at on a case by case basis.

British analysts say Qatar won't be affected by boycott

British analysts say Qatar won't be affected by boycott

The UK government's position regarding the GCC crisis is similar to that of its European counterparts, calling for de-escalation and resolving differences through diplomatic dialogue.

UK's Labour seeks to woo voters with prospect of VAT cuts

UK's Labour seeks to woo voters with prospect of VAT cuts

Britain's opposition Labour Party will offer voters in Thursday's election the prospect of a cut in value-added tax, the party's top finance official John McDonnell was quoted as saying by a newspaper.

New UK one-pound coins fetching a mint on eBay

New UK one-pound coins fetching a mint on eBay

Sharp-eyed collectors have spotted slight flaws in some of Britain's new, ultra-secure one-pound coins and have been trying to sell them online for up to 5,000 times their face value.

1st International Kite Festival at Aspire Park

1st International Kite Festival at Aspire Park

Qatar residents and visitors have the opportunity to witness some of the most beautiful and unique kites soaring through Doha’s skies for five days from Tuesday at the 1st International Kite Festival.

Turkey sends team to UK over flight ban

Turkey sends team to UK over flight ban

Turkey sent a team of experts to Britain Tuesday to try to pursuade London to lift a ban on passengers carrying large electronic devices on flights from Istanbul, the Turkish transport minister said.

UK gives go-ahead to second ever shale gas permit

UK gives go-ahead to second ever shale gas permit

Britain's government approved its second-ever shale gas fracking permit on Thursday, overruling a local authority decision and boosting the country's position as Europe's most promising shale gas exploration ground.

Turkey detains four over suspected plot against UK, German missions

Turkey detains four over suspected plot against UK, German missions

Turkish authorities detained four people in an investigation into a potential threat against British and German diplomatic missions but found no links between the suspects and any terrorist groups, the state-run Anadolu Agency said on Friday.