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Nigel Farage ‘assassination attempt’ claims dismissed by French authorities

French prosecutors have dismissed UKIP leader Nigel Farage’s claim that he was the victim of an assassination attempt in France in 2015. The Euroskeptic, anti-immigration party leader told the Mail on Sunday his Volvo V70 had been sabotaged, causing him to crash near Dunkirk when he was traveling from Brussels ...

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Border bungle? Islamists linked to ISIS executioner allowed to escape Britain

Known Islamists with links to an Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) executioner fled the UK despite being on bail or banned from traveling, a counter-extremism group claims. An investigation by the anti-racist group Hope Not Hate indicates up to six jihadists may have been allowed to leave the country, despite ...

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Trump will scrap £700mn Scottish investments if banned from UK

US tycoon and presidential hopeful Donald Trump has responded to the announcement that British MPs will debate a petition calling for him to be banned from the UK by threatening to pull out of a £700-million investment deal in Scotland. On Tuesday, it was announced that the House of Commons ...

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‘Israeli war criminals must be put on UK govt watch-list’ – Labour MP

Israeli war criminals, who detain and mistreat Palestinian children, must be kept on a “watch-list” in case they attempt to enter Britain, a Labour MP has said. While addressing MPs in Westminster Hall on Wednesday during a 90-minute debate, Labour MP Sarah Champion urged the government to create a list ...

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ASDA price? Supermarket boss faces jail for giving flood funds to boyfriend’s ballet company

ASDA boss Paul Kelly pleaded guilty to seven charges related to fraudulently claiming £180,000 meant for flood victims from the supermarket’s charity fund, and using it to prop up his lover’s dance school. Kelly, a vice president of corporate affairs for the firm, had been chairman of ASDA’s charity foundation ...

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Muslim leader slams Cameron over ‘patronizing’ Muslim Brotherhood report

Mohammed Kozbar, chairman of the Finsbury Park Mosque, which ousted radical Islamist preacher Abu Hamza 11 years ago, has decried a government report on the Muslim Brotherhood as patronizing and insulting. The report, chaired by former ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sir John Jenkins and ordered by Prime Minister David Cameron, ...

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UK asylum requests soar to 5,000 per month

For the first time in six years the number of people seeking asylum in the UK has surpassed 5,000 per month, according to new figures. In October, some 5,095 applicants and their dependents made claims to settle in Britain, according to information released by the EU’s data agency. The number ...

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BA flight passenger screamed ‘I have a bomb, everyone’s going to die!’

A British Airways flight from London to Dubai was interrupted by a passenger, who began shouting he had a bomb and everyone was going to die, it has emerged. The incident unfolded five hours after the aircraft took off, according to a British radio DJ, whose daughter was traveling on ...

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#DummondPuddleWatch: Live stream of dirty English water captivates internet

Tens of thousands of netziens have been captivated by a puddle in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK which has been Periscoped by a UK based marketing agency. Drummond Central began live streamed a puddle near their office blocking a walkway and the internet can’t get enough. “Been sat in the toilet ...

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Asylum seekers can’t open bank accounts, left in debt & homeless – Refugee Council

A majority of newly arrived refugees in Britain either end up in severe debt or sleeping on the streets, as they are ineligible to open bank accounts, the Refugee Council has revealed. Several asylum seekers, who believed their lives were about to change for the better, have found themselves sleeping ...

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