Christian sentenced to death in Pakistan for ‘blasphemous texts’ after ‘refusing Islam conversion’

Christian is sentenced to death in Pakistan after being accused of ‘blasphemy’ when he refused his employer’s request to convert to Islam Asif Pervaiz, 37, has been in custody since 2013 accused of blasphemyHe claims his factory supervisor tried to convert him to Islam after he quit the jobAsif says when he refused, he was … Read more

Ben Stokes speaks for the first time after his father, Ged, revealed he is battling brain cancer

England cricketer Ben Stokes reveals he ‘didn’t sleep for a week’ after finding out his father Ged was suffering from brain cancer England star Ben Stokes has spoken after his father’s heartbreaking diagnosis Ged Stokes revealed he is battling brain cancer after being taken ill in the winter Stokes withdrew from England’s Test series with Pakistan to … Read more

Mother-of-eight avoids jail after taking nearly £100,000 in illegal benefit claims

Saaba Mahmood, 36, was spared jail after admitting to scrounging almost £100,000 in illegal welfare claims at Manchester’s  Minshull Street Crown Court A mother of eight who scrounged almost £100,000 in illegal welfare claims has been spared jail after she offered to enrol on a taxpayer funded programme to help her realise her crimes were … Read more

Police flee crowd celebrating Pakistan Independence Day

A group of heavily-outnumbered police officers fled a mob of hundreds of revellers attending an illegal party celebrating Pakistan Independence Day in locked-down Manchester. Party goers gathered in Manchester’s so-called ‘Curry Mile’ on Friday night, in breach of the city’s reinforced lockdown rules which restrict outdoor gatherings to up to six people with social distancing enforced. Police … Read more

Police flee baying mob celebrating Pakistan Independence Day

A group of heavily-outnumbered police officers fled a baying street mob of hundreds of revellers attending an illegal party celebrating Pakistan Independence Day in locked-down Manchester. Party goers gathered in Manchester’s so-called ‘Curry Mile’ on Friday night, in breach of the city’s reinforced lockdown rules which restrict outdoor gatherings to up to six people with social distancing … Read more

Kensington mansion once home to the Maharaja of Lahore’s exiled son goes on sale for £15.5m

An elegant mansion in London‘s Kensington which was once home to an exiled prince who was a godson of Queen Victoria has gone on the market for £15.5million. The stunning five-bedroom property in The Little Boltons was occupied by Victor Duleep Singh, son of the last Maharaja of Lahore Sir Duleep Singh – now part of Pakistan – … Read more

A-level student who played dead to survive 2014 Taliban massacre wins place at Oxford University

A-level student who played dead to survive 2014 Taliban massacre of 150 pupils at his Pakistan school wins place at Oxford University Ahmad Nawaz, 19, almost lost his arm after a terror attack at his school in 2014 The Taliban attack in Peshawar killed 150 students including his brother HarisHe has now accepted a place to study at … Read more

Princess Diana had ‘conversations with Jemima Goldsmith’ about moving to Pakistan

Princess Diana considered moving to Pakistan to live with the ‘love of her life’ Haznat Khan, a royal expert has claimed in new Channel 5 documentary Diana: Her Last Summer, which airs tonight. Speaking about Diana’s final summer before her death,  Eve Pollard claimed the Princess of Wales had conversations with Jemima Goldsmith about life … Read more