A senior trade unionist has been condemned after suggesting Home Secretary Priti Patel was “disgusting” and should be deported.Unite’s assistant general secretary Howard Beckett – who is standing for the leadership of the major union – apologised for the social media message.Mr Beckett sits on Labour’s ruling national executive committee and the party said action would be taken over his comments.
ITV News Scotland Correspondent Peter Smith reports on the moment the officers gave in After an eight-hour standoff, the doors of the UK Immigration Enforcement van were opened.People power on the streets of Glasgow forced this U-turn - and two Indian men who had faced detainment, possible deportation, have instead been released.
ONE of the men released after being detained by Border Force officers in Glasgow today said he was "overwhelmed" by the support he got from locals.Lakhvir Singh, 34, was one of two men taken into a Home Office van on Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, this morning.
Two men detained by British immigration officials in Glasgow have been released after a seven-hour standoff between protesters and Scottish police officers that saw Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon admonish Britain's Home Office.In video published on social media, a crowd of demonstrators can be seen cheering as one of the detained men climbs out of a van surrounded by police officers.
Kenmure Street: Men threatened with deportation thank Pollokshields TWO men detained in an immigration van for eight hours have thanked the people who came to support them.Sumit Sehdev and Lakhvir Singh have told how they were taken from their flat this morning in an unnounced raid.Both men, from India, were put in the back of an immigration enforcement van before a man crawled underneath the vehicle to prevent their removal.
Glasgow Warriors stalwart Rob Harley says that his team know that they must be a lot more disciplined if they are to back up last weekend’s win over Edinburgh with another positive result when the two sides lock horns again this coming Saturday.Despite coming out on top last Friday, Warriors conceded an astonishing 27 penalties (the average across the league during the PRO14 section of this season was just under 11 per game), had two players yellow-carded and Oli Kebble red-carded, with head coach Danny Wilson expressing his frustration afterwards about the team’s poor disciplinary record over the course of the season.
A 57-year-old was rushed to hospital with a serious head injury.Police have launched an appeal after a man was seriously assaulted in Glasgow.Around 8pm officers were called to Paisley Road West following reports of the assault around 8pm yesterday, May 12.Emergency services rushed to the scene and a 57-year-old man was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
A neighbourhood in Glasgow was celebrating on Thursday night after police released two men detained by Border Force after a demonstration.Local people had surrounded a removal van to prevent it from leaving, chanting ‘leave our neighbours, let them go’.The Home Office was blasted by various local and high-profile critics for attempting to remove people, with particular fury being vented at the ‘reckless’ decision to undertake the action on the first day of Eid.
Residents aged between 18-39 in the affected areas of Glasgow are to be invited for vaccination and extra doses will be allocated Teenagers and other young people in Scotland's largest city are to be vaccinated in a desperate attempt to stem a surge in Covid cases that is threatening Nicola Sturgeon's lockdown exit plan.
Lakhvir Singh was detained along with Sumit Sehdevi when the UK Border Agency ordered a raid on a Glasgow street this morning.A man detained in a van by the Home Office prompting a mass street protest in Glasgow has said he is “astonished” and “overwhelmed” by the support of the community.
Nicola Sturgeon has said the Home Office needs to ask “itself hard questions” after mass protests took place over the detention of men in Glasgow.Police Scotland released the men detained by Border Force officials in the city after people surrounded their van and prevented it from leaving on Thursday.
Nicola Sturgeon has said the Home Office needs to ask “itself hard questions” after mass protests took place over the detention of men in Glasgow Police Scotland released the two Indian nationals detained by Border Force officials in the city after people surrounded their van and prevented it from leaving on Thursday.
By Heather Carrick Facebook Community Reporter POLICE have attended a "disturbance" on a city-centre street.Vans and officers were seen on Howard Street at around 7.20pm tonight.In relation to the incident, a Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Officers were called to a report of a disturbance on Howard Street, Glasgow, around 7.05pm on Thursday, 13 May, 2021.
Police have released men detained by Border Force officials in Glasgow after protesters surrounded their van and prevented it from leaving.Demonstrators in Pollokshields, blocked the immigration enforcement van for hours on Thursday, with one lying underneath the vehicle.Around 200 protesters were at the scene in Kenmure Street, with chants of “Leave our neighbours, let them go” and “Cops go home” being heard as a ring of police stood around the van.
Tonight we are meeting Victoria, who volunteers as a birthing companion to support vulnerable birthing people - many of who are in the asylum process, are new to Glasgow, and have very little support from friends or family.When my first child was born, it was a bittersweet experience for me.
May 13, 2006.Hampden Park, Glasgow.Scottish Cup final Hearts fans had been put through the wringer in season 2005/06.While it remains the most celebrated individual campaign of the century, emotions often bubbled over the surface, be it due to the bizarre hiring and firing of managers, an influx of new and exciting foreign talents, team-selection meddling from upstairs, boardroom bust-ups, a credible league title bid withering on the vine or reaching the Champions League qualifiers for the first time, those of a maroon persuasion were mentally spent.
A man detained by Home Office immigration officials has thanked the people of Glasgow after he was released, saying he is “astonished and overwhelmed” by their support.Lakhvir Singh, 34, from India, was held in the back of an immigration enforcement van in Kenmure Street, Pollockshields, with another man for several hours, while protesters blocked its path – with one lying underneath the vehicle.
Nicola Sturgeon accused the Home Office of creating a "dangerous situation" and described its immigration policy as "unacceptable" Two men detained by UK immigration officers in Glasgow on Thursday were released hours later after hundreds of protests surrounded a Home Office van to block the removal.