Muslim policeman removed from Blair guard duty claims damages

    A Muslim policeman removed from his job guarding the Prime Minister on “national security grounds” launched a claim for compensation. Firearms officer Amjad Farooq, 40, was transferred from the elite Diplomatic Protection Group on the advice of MI5, after it had carried out vetting checks on him. Now, in what is believed to be a…

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      Ramadan driver had fallen asleep

      A motorist who died after his car hit a lamppost had fallen asleep at the wheel, an inquest heard. Bradford Coroners Court was told Maurice Gent, 59, was fasting for the Muslim festival of Ramadan and was “feeling tired” at the time of the collision. The court heard how Mr Gent, of Waterside, Bingley, was…

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