Mother tragically poisoned herself and daughters

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3:54pm Friday 24th October 2014

A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after struggling to get on with her live-in mother and father-in-law, an inquest has heard.

Diwali reception hosted by Nick Clegg

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3:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Guests from the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities attended a Diwali reception hosted by Nick Clegg .

Mishal Husain calls for more emphasis on unity than divisions within Muslim community

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3:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Broadcaster Mishal Husain has called on British Muslim scholars to do more to combat extremism.

Teenager stabbed to death over bike row

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1:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

A teenager was stabbed to death in a dispute with another boy over a £90 bicycle, a court heard.

Mum travelled to war zone to retrieve son

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9:31am Monday 20th October 2014

The mother of a young British Muslim who went to Syria to fight alongside a group linked to Islamic State (IS) militants has spoken of her "fear and panic" after she travelled to the border of the war zone to retrieve her son.

Student jailed for 'explosive racist boast'

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4:14pm Friday 17th October 2014

A Russian student who made the terrorists' "explosive of choice" and boasted on social networks of using peroxide to "whiten n******" has been jailed for two years.

218 terror arrests this year

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9:23am Friday 17th October 2014

Britain's counter-terrorism chief has warned officers are grappling with "exceptionally high" numbers of investigations as they foil several murderous plots a year.

Accused: 'We are not extreme - we are normal'

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3:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A British man accused of plotting a potential Mumbai-style attack was secretly recorded ranting in his car saying: " Terrorist - that's a great word," a court heard.

Exotic Marigold Hotel sequel set for February release

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12:02pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel will be released in late February.

Banning those who go abroad to fight 'not the answer'

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4:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Banning British Muslims fighting in Syria and Iraq from returning home would be a "disaster", according to a leading expert on the root causes of terrorism.

'Blood in Urine Campaign' aims to spot signs of cancer

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11:51am Wednesday 15th October 2014

People are being urged to check for blood in their urine as part of the Be Clear on Cancer campaign.

Amar Akbar & Tony to be screened at Mumbai Film Festival

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9:37am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Amar Akbar & Tony will be the first Independent British film to be screened at the Mumbai Film Festival.

Suspect had address of Blairs

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3:58pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A British man accused of plotting a terror attack may have targeted former prime minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie, jurors in the partly-secret terror trial were told.

12 MP's voted against Palestine motion

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9:18am Tuesday 14th October 2014

There were 12 MPs who opposed the motion urging the Government to recognise the state of Palestine.

'Government should recognise Palestine'

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12:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

The Government should recognise Palestine as a state alongside Israel, MPs will argue today.

Trustee of charity convicted after £100,000 Gift Aid fraud

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1:29pm Friday 10th October 2014

The principal trustee of a charity, who attempted to steal over £100,000 in a Gift Aid tax relief fraud, has been sentenced after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Muslim surgeon struck off for sectarian violence

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8:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A Muslim surgeon convicted of violent disorder following an extremist rally in central London has been struck off.

Charity shop calls for people to donate 'a sari for Diwali'

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5:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

A charity shop says it has been doing a roaring trade in Indian clothing after just two months since it opened.

Accused 'always carries a hammer'

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4:07pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A drug addict who attacked three women with a claw hammer in their London hotel room has a history of violence including an attempted hammer attack on his landlord, a jury heard.

Medical student among those questioned over alleged terror plot

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6:23pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A medical student is among four men being questioned by counter-terror police on suspicion of being involved in a potentially "significant" Islamist terrorism plot.

Convicted hitman: 'There was a husband who wanted his wife to be killed'

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4:35pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A convicted hitman allegedly hired to kill the wife of honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani said he was told to stage a hijacking-gone-wrong in which the British husband escaped unharmed.

Dance group meets Ed Milliband

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9:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A dance troupe met Labour party leader Ed Miliband as they celebrated a Hindu Festival.

Moazzam Begg offered government help to free Henning

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9:06am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg offered to help the Government secure the release of British hostage Alan Henning from Islamic State (IS) extremists but was rebuffed, he claimed today.

'I am controlling, intense and bisexual, but I did not kill my wife'

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4:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

The British millionaire accused of murdering his glamorous bride on their honeymoon today told his murder trial: I am controlling, intense and bisexual, but I did not kill my wife.

Shrien Dewani arrives in court for trial

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9:08am Monday 6th October 2014

British millionaire Shrien Dewani has arrived in court to stand trial accused of murdering his wife on their honeymoon.

British Muslims condemn killing of aid worker

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8:16pm Sunday 5th October 2014

British Muslims have led condemnation of the murder of British hostage Alan Henning as a "despicable and offensive act" which showed the Islamic State jihadists who killed him had "no regard for Islam".

Sister wishes she had told Anni Dewani not to have wedding

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9:09am Friday 3rd October 2014

The sister of honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani has said she wishes she had told her to change her plans to marry husband Shrien.

Londonwide bid to halt theft of ceremonial Asian gold jewellery

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8:09pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A SCHEME to create a Londonwide network of volunteers to help combat Asian families being targeted for their ceremonial gold jewellery is being set up by the Met Police.

Labour leader Ed Miliband joins borough's Navratri celebrations

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9:33am Friday 3rd October 2014

Leader of the Labour party Ed Miliband called for fair funding for councils when he joined Hindus from across the borough for Navratri celebrations.

Radicals rejected by charity campaign against Isis

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8:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

As many as 12 men from Waltham Forest and Redbridge are believed to have travelled to Syria in the last 12 months.

Woman cleared of trying to poison mum

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5:08pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A woman has been cleared of trying to kill her mother by poisoning her diet coke in a plot inspired by a storyline in Breaking Bad.

Campaign to increase diversity in top British companies

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10:27am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Business Secretary Vince Cable is preparing to launch a campaign to increase the number of ethnic minorities at the top of British FTSE companies.

'Racist' Banksy mural removed

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8:36am Thursday 2nd October 2014

One of street artist Banksy's newest works has been removed following complaints it was racist.

Alleged emotional and physical abuse at home caused family strife

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5:24pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

The timid daughter of a well-respected magistrate, it is hard to imagine a less likely "Mexican drug warlord" than Kuntal Patel.

Moazzam Begg: 'Little has changed since beginning of war on terror'

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3:16pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

UPDATE: Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg accused the Government of "demonising the Muslim community" as he walked free from jail after terror charges linked to the civil war in Syria were dramatically dropped.

After seven months in custody charges against Moazzam Begg dropped

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11:07am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg will walk free from prison after prosecutors dropped seven terror charges against him linked to the civil war in Syria.

Family of Yusra Hussien plea for her to come home

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2:48pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

The parents of missing 15-year-old schoolgirl Yusra Hussien, who is believed to be heading to Syria after becoming radicalised, have urged her to come home.

Accused says she 'did not poison mum'

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9:33am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A woman who allegedly poisoned her mother in a Breaking Bad inspired murder plot admitted she imagined herself as a character in the TV series or a "Mexican drug warlord".

New 'banning orders' will outlaw extremist groups

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2:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

British values will prevail in the fight against extremism, Home Secretary Theresa May said as she set out a raft of new measures to tackle radical and terrorist elements in Britain.

Galloway: 'This will not be solved by bombing. We've been bombing Iraqis for 100 years'

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3:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Millions of people controlled by the "imaginary army" of Islamic State (IS) are inactive in challenging the extremists because of Western polices and invasion, George Galloway has said.

Borough's Navratri celebrations begin

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3:04pm Friday 26th September 2014

An annual festival celebrated by the Hindu community began this week.

Daughter bought poison to kill mum on web

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2:22pm Friday 26th September 2014

A volunteer for the London Olympics arranged to buy a deadly dose of poison to murder her mother over Christmas in a Breaking Bad-inspired murder plot, a court has heard.

Coroner to urge for safety overhaul after death of Santosh Muthiah

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1:32pm Friday 26th September 2014

A coroner will urge the Government to overhaul consumer safety standards after a father who was able to save his two children died from a fire caused by a faulty fridge-freezer.

PM: 'We need Muslims to reclaim their religion from these extremists'

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12:16pm Friday 26th September 2014

David Cameron set out the case for air strikes against Islamic State militants after recalling Parliament for an emergency debate about taking on the extremists' "network of death".

Pilgrims urged to check for latest Hajj advice

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9:55am Friday 26th September 2014

Everyone travelling for Hajj and Umrah is being urged to familiarise themselves with the all the latest health and travel advice and information.

Family of man shot in prison plea for safety

Asian Image: Inspectors impressed by Eastwood Park women's prison

9:13am Friday 26th September 2014

The family of a British man shot in a Pakistan prison where he is being held on blasphemy charges is appealing for his safety.

Student designer showcases designs inspired by burials

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5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

The rituals of burial have inspired an up-and-coming designer to create a sophisticated range of womenswear with a twist that hit the runway at the end of London Fashion Week.

Poison accused: 'As long as she is in the picture with her old fashioned ways I'll never be happy'

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1:43pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A woman who allegedly poisoned her mother in a Breaking Bad-inspired plot in order to be with her fiance admitted she was unlucky in love and had never received a Valentine's Day card.

Anjem Choudary arrested as part of police raids

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9:39am Thursday 25th September 2014

Anjem Choudary is understood to be one of nine men arrested following house searches in London and Stoke-on-Trent as part of an investigation into Islamist terrorism.

Man shot in Pakistani prison

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11:43am Thursday 25th September 2014

A British man jailed under Pakistan's blasphemy laws has been shot and injured in prison.


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