Foreign students boost immigration figures
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Foreign students boost immigration figures

Today’s quarterly immigration figures reveal a surprising increase in net migration into Britain driven, not…

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Ten-fold rise in gastric bands and other weight-loss ops
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Ten-fold rise in gastric bands and other weight-loss ops

The number of people in England undergoing surgery on the NHS to help them lose…

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Concern over David Cameron’s Afghanistan visit security
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Concern over David Cameron’s Afghanistan visit security

Senior military figures have expressed concern about the security arrangements for a recent trip by…

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Pakistani army boosted by floods reaction
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Pakistani army boosted by floods reaction

Pakistan’s rulers face criticism over the flood crisis, but the army – tarnished by its…

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Blackberry makes offer to India ahead of ban deadline
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Blackberry makes offer to India ahead of ban deadline

Blackberry-maker Research in Motion has said it is willing to work with India to support…

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Ex-US President Carter frees American in North Korea
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Ex-US President Carter frees American in North Korea

Former President Jimmy Carter and Aijalon Mahli Gomes leave North Korea Former US President Jimmy…

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Years of saved pocket change buys van in China
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Years of saved pocket change buys van in China

Chinese medical team leaves for Pakistan
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Chinese medical team leaves for Pakistan

BEIJING, AUG 26 (APP): In continuation with the flood relief assistance being provided by China…

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The fight for land
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The fight for land

Land-grabbing, the euphemism for the illegal and often forcible takeover of private and public land…

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Michael Douglas and ex-wife wrangle over film proceeds
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Michael Douglas and ex-wife wrangle over film proceeds

Lawyers for Michael Douglas and his former wife have clashed in court over her demand…

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Tobacco firms’ use of YouTube probed
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Tobacco firms’ use of YouTube probed

The tobacco industry may be using websites such as YouTube to get around a ban…

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London Tube staff to strike from Sept 6
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London Tube staff to strike from Sept 6

(Reuters) – Thousands of workers on London’s underground rail system will start four one-day strikes…

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MI6 worker found murdered in London
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MI6 worker found murdered in London

Clegg rejects budget criticism
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Clegg rejects budget criticism

(Reuters) – The deputy prime minister on Thursday rejected a report by an independent and…

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IFS says June budget will hit poor hardest
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IFS says June budget will hit poor hardest

(Reuters) – The coalition government’s June budget will hit the poor hardest, the Institute of…

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