Mental health wait times ‘too long’

Almost one in six mental health patients are attempting suicide as they face "unacceptably long" waits for help, experts have warned. Many patients waiting for psychological therapies have also self-harmed and had suicidal thoughts ,...

Boss blames ‘callous networks’

The founder of Phones 4u has blamed "extremely callous" mobile networks for the collapse of the company, which has put 5,600 jobs at risk. John Caudwell said the decision of O2, Vodafone and EE not...

Campaigners enter final straight

Independence would bring either a "golden opportunity" or "separation and risk" rival campaigners will argue with just 48 hours until voters go to the polls to decide Scotland's future. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will...

UK PM: Independence vote is forever

David Cameron has told Scots that he "won't be here forever" but a decision to leave the UK would be forever, as he pleaded with voters to reject independence. The Prime Minister returned to the...

Sheridan Smith tackles Cilla Black

Bafta-winning blonde actress Sheridan Smith plays the nation’s favourite red-head in ITV’s three-part biopic about Cilla Black's rise to fame. Cilla, which kicks off on Monday 15 September, charts the Liverpudlian's ascent from typist and...

The UK is committed to finding a peaceful solution to Iran nuclear issue

Statement by Ambassador Tatham of the UK Mission to the UN, to the Security Council Briefing from the Iran 1737 Sanctions Committee  Madam President, I thank the 1737 Committee, under the Chairmanship of Ambassador Quinlan, as...

The ISIL Enigma

By General Mirza Aslam Beg : - The emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is not new to the Muslim World, but for others it is an enigma. ISIL has grown...

Pakistan: Secret Affidavit of Yahya Khan

"It was Bhutto, not Mujib, who broke Pakistan. Bhutto's stance in 1971 and his stubbornness harmed Pakistan's solidarity much more than Sheikh Mujib's six-point demand. It was his high ambitions and rigid stance that...

China economy: fiscal and tax reform since the third plenum

Research and analysis - China economy: fiscal and tax reform since the third plenum Published by FCO on 15 September 2014 Contents 0.1 Summary The Third Plenum last November prioritised fiscal and tax reform. Since then, relatively rapid...

Labour Dundee attended “NO THANKS” event

Muslim friends of Labour Dundee attended "NO THANKS" event in Glasgow with Gordon Brown, Ch Muhammad Sarwar and Scottish labour Party Leadership From Left to Right Amjad Ali Abbasi . Muhammad Anwar, Dr Abid Awan, Fakhar...