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Flaw in Dubai legal system leaving British visitors vulnerable.  Asa Hutchinson case only the tip of the iceberg

Flaw in Dubai legal system leaving British visitors vulnerable. Asa Hutchinson case only the tip of the iceberg

Dec 17, 2017 15:00 GMT
British National Asa Hutchinson is not alone in being charged with a crime for being in...

Connor Clements appeal to be ruled on 3 days before Christmas.  Brit facing 2 years jail in Dubai for using legal marijuana medication in England 3 weeks before.

Connor Clements appeal to be ruled on 3 days before Christmas. Brit facing 2 years jail in Dubai for using legal marijuana medication in England 3 weeks before.

Dec 17, 2017 14:44 GMT
On the 21st December, 3 days before Christmas, when most Brits are looking forward to t...

UAE still ill treating detained Scotsman Billy Barclay, even after his return to the UK

UAE still ill treating detained Scotsman Billy Barclay, even after his return to the UK

Dec 17, 2017 14:32 GMT
Edinburgh father Billy Barclay made worldwide headlines in September this year when he ...

Honorary Consuls meet international students to discuss their role – and Brexit

Honorary Consuls meet international students to discuss their role – and Brexit

Dec 15, 2017 10:31 GMT
The Honorary Consuls for Sweden, Germany and France have visited Northumbria University...

Shock at eight month “spite jailing” of Malaysian national Richard Lau.  Imprisoned in Dubai for receiving his wages.

Shock at eight month “spite jailing” of Malaysian national Richard Lau. Imprisoned in Dubai for receiving his wages.

Dec 08, 2017 10:42 GMT
Innocent Malaysian jailed 8 months in Dubai for being paid his wages. The project dire...

Trump's Xmas Meltdown: Heat the Trumpsicle. Help the Polar Bears.

Trump's Xmas Meltdown: Heat the Trumpsicle. Help the Polar Bears.

Dec 07, 2017 12:21 GMT
It’s time to tackle climate change with Trump's Xmas Meltdown – the aim of the game bei...

​Statement: Great concern about deeper divisions following Trump’s initiative

​Statement: Great concern about deeper divisions following Trump’s initiative

Dec 06, 2017 17:50 GMT
The Church of Sweden expresses deep concern today over President Trump’s plans to recog...

Paralysed British stroke victim “held hostage” in Dubai over business debt.

Paralysed British stroke victim “held hostage” in Dubai over business debt.

Dec 06, 2017 09:46 GMT
71 year Malcolm Munroe, hospitalised after suffering a stroke in 2013 left him paralys...

Environment Secretary tours Arla’s net zero carbon dairy at Aylesbury

Environment Secretary tours Arla’s net zero carbon dairy at Aylesbury

Dec 06, 2017 09:44 GMT
Tomas Pietrangeli, Managing Director of Arla Foods UK, met with Michael Gove, Secretary...