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Seven Kings stabbing: Three killed after disturbance

  Three men have died in a stabbing in east London. Police said they were called at about 19:40 GMT on Sunday to reports of a disturbance in Elmstead Road in Seven Kings, Ilford. Three men, aged in their 20s or 30s, who were involved in a fight, were found by emergency services with stab injuries, the Metropolitan Police said. ...

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Immigration system will ‘put people before passports’ – PM

The UK’s post-Brexit immigration system will put “people before passports”, Boris Johnson has said. Speaking at the UK-Africa Investment Summit, the PM said immigration would become “fairer… treating people the same wherever they come from”. Freedom of movement between the UK and EU is expected to end after the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020. The government says it ...

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Well-wishers greet UK queen after Harry, Meghan announcement

Queen Elizabeth II was all smiles as she made her way to church Sunday after a momentous announcement that Prince Harry and wife Meghan would cut almost all of their ties to the royal family in favor of a more private life. She was greeted by royal supporters as she entered the church near her Sandringham House estate with her ...

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Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties

Prince Harry said Sunday that he felt “great sadness” but found “no other option” to cutting almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life. The comments were Harry’s first public remarks since his split from the royal family was announced earlier this month. Video of his speech was posted ...

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Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles

Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent The Queen.The Duke and Duchess of Sussex intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage, which will remain their UK family home, the ...

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UK treasury chief: Some businesses may hurt after Brexit

Photo : Anti Brexit campaigner Steve Bray demonstrates outside Parliament in London. The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country’s treasury chief has admitted that some U.K. business sectors will suffer as a result. Sajid Javid told the Financial Times in an ...

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Brexit: There will be no automatic deportation for EU citizens – No 10

EU citizens will not automatically be deported if they fail to sign up to the settled status scheme by the 2021 deadline, Downing Street has said. The confirmation comes after European Parliament Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt said he had been given the assurance by the UK government. Under the settlement scheme, EU citizens living in the UK can apply to ...

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Royal rift: UK monarchy will look smaller when dust settles

Photo : In this Wednesday June 21, 2006 file photo, Britain’s Prince Charles, right with is brother the Prince Andrew the Duke of York as they arrive in the paddock for the Royal Ascot horse race meeting, Ascot, England. Prince Charles, the future king, has long been seen as a potential modernizer who wants a more modest monarchy in line ...

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Knife possession offences in England and Wales reach record high

The number of people cautioned or convicted for carrying knives in England and Wales has reached record levels, Ministry of Justice data shows. There were 14,135 offences in the year to September 2019 – the most since the data was first compiled in 2007. When possession offences involving other weapons were added, the total was almost 22,300 – the most ...

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Harry on first royal duty since talks with Queen

The Duke of Sussex is to carry out his first public engagement since he and the Duchess of Sussex announced they want to step back as full-time royals. Prince Harry will host the Rugby League World Cup 2021 draw at Buckingham Palace of United Kingdom later on Thursday morning.He will meet representatives of the 21 nations taking part and local ...

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