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IS bride’s father apologises to Britain: Please forgive her
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IS bride’s father apologises to Britain: Please forgive her

    The father of Isil bride Shamima Begum has apologised to the British public for his daughter's decision to flee the country and join the terror group. Ahmed Ali said Ms Begum, who travelled from London to Syria aged 15 in 2015, had done wrong without realising it. He urged Home Secretary Sajid Javid to restore her citizenship so she could be to return home and face prosecution. Speaking before the death on Thursday of Ms Begum’s three-week-old baby from pneumonia Mr Ali said: She has done wrong, I apologise to everyone as her father, to the British people, I am sorry for Shamima's doing. I request to the British people, please forgive her. Ms Begum’s father pointed out that she was a child when she left Britain to join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) i...
UK doesn’t want long Brexit delay
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UK doesn’t want long Brexit delay

    A long delay to Brexit would be unacceptable to a majority of the British public, according to an exclusive poll days before critical votes in the House of Commons. Some 52 per cent of people do not want a delay to last more than six months, the survey by BMG Research for The Independent indicated. The data flies in the face of extensions advocated in Brussels, by Remainers and even some Brexiteers. They have talked about pushing back the date of the UK’s departure for a year or more something supported by fewer than one in five, according to the survey. The poll also showed that just 17 per cent actually want any extension if Theresa May’s Brexit plan is again rejected as expected this week, with the two most popular alternatives a quick new in or out referendum, ...
More IS brides lose UK citizenship
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More IS brides lose UK citizenship

    Two more jihadi brides being held with their children in Syrian refugee camps have been stripped of their British citizenship, it has been reported. It comes as the row over Islamic State runaway Shamima Begum continues following the death of her three-week-old son. According to The Sunday Times, two women, who between them have five boys under the age of eight, had their UK nationality removed after marrying into a terror cell linked to the murder of western hostages. The Home Office said it did not comment on individual cases. A spokesman added: Any decisions to deprive individuals of their citizenship are based on all available evidence and not taken lightly. The paper quoted legal sources, naming the women as Reema Iqbal, 30, and her sister Zara, 28, whose pa...