Home / Lead News (page 10)

Lead News

Eid Mubarak

Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be decided on Saturday on subject to sighting of the moon.  We wish a happy and joyful Eid to all our readers, well wishers and advertisement providers.  In this day of celebration, our thoughts will be with those who have lost their family and friends in Grenfell Tower tragedy, Manchester attack, ...

Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: London Mayor Sadiq Khan praises ‘heroism from Christians, from Muslims and from others’

Sadiq Khan has praised the heroism of Christians, Muslims and others in looking after people affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster. The Mayor of London arrived at St Clement’s church in north Kensington as worshippers gathered to remember those who lost their lives and those who remain missing after the devastating fire.  Flowers and missing persons posters were taped to the gates ...

Read More »

Finsbury Park attack: Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ terror attack

Prime Minister Theresa May says the terror attack near a north London mosque is “every bit as sickening” as other recent ones to hit the UK. She was speaking after a man died and 10 people were injured when a man drove a van into worshippers outside the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park. A white man aged 48 has ...

Read More »

London fire: Queen and Prince William visit Grenfell Tower centre

The Queen and Prince William have visited a relief centre helping victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, as police confirm 30 people have died. Their visit to the Westway Sports Centre comes after police say some of those killed may never be identified. The BBC understands there could be as many as 76 people missing as a result of the ...

Read More »

‘150 dead, many of them children’ Lily Allen claims police have given her fire death toll

LILY Allen has accused the media of “downplaying” the Grenfell Tower inferno. So far, at least 17 deaths have been confirmed by police but the authorities have warned that figures could treble.The LDN singer was one of many celebrities to help out residents of the tragic tower block which caught fire early on Wednesday morning. Lily claimed “off-the-record” figures given to ...

Read More »

Don’t damage Bangladesh’s image, PM Hasina urges expats in London

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged expatriates in the UK not to do anything that can damage the image of Bangladesh. She was speaking to leaders of the Bangladeshi community in London on Wednesday. London was her travel stop on her way to Sweden where she will be the first Bangladeshi head of government to make a visit. Hasina said ...

Read More »

Will there be a second general election in 2017?

One of the major questions facing Britain in 2017 as it comes to terms with June’s shock general election result in is whether another general election awaits later this year. While Theresa May’s Conservative Party still holds more seats than Labour and any other party it no longer holds enough to form a parliamentary majority. This is despite the Tories having ...

Read More »

David Cameron calls on Theresa May to embrace ‘softer’ Brexit

Former British prime minister David Cameron has added to pressure on Theresa May to adopt a “softer” Brexit, saying she should talk to the Labour opposition to develop a more consensual approach. In his first public comments since last week’s general election in which Mrs May surprisingly lost her parliamentary majority, Mr Cameron told a business conference in Poland that the ...

Read More »

Bangladeshi family missing in London fire

A Bangladeshi family has remained missing since a massive fire gutted their apartment building in London, media reports. Komru Miah lived in a flat of the Grenfell Tower with his wife, two sons and a daughter, their relatives told reporters. A deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in London on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and ...

Read More »

London fire: Six killed as Grenfell Tower engulfed

Six people have been confirmed dead after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block, and police expect that number to rise. Eyewitnesses described people trapped in the burning Grenfell Tower, in north Kensington, screaming for help and yelling for their children to be saved. Firefighters rescued “large numbers”, but London Mayor Sadiq Khan said ...

Read More »