Sunday, 19 November 2017


Pakistani-origin woman becomes President of Council in Belgium

A 34-year-old liberal politician of Pakistani origin, Hina Bhatti, has become the new president of the municipal council of Ostend of politically influential West Flanders province in Belgium. The report of her appointment has been widely covered by Belgian media including popular papers and magazines, according to a Press Release ...

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Prince William Confirms end of air ambulance career

LONDON: Britain’s Prince William will give up his job as an air ambulance pilot and spend more time in London with his family to concentrate on his royal duties, Kensington Palace said in a statement on Friday. William and his wife Kate and their two children, Prince George and Princess ...

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May promises to tackle Trump on ‘unacceptable’ comments

LONDON: Theresa May has promised that she will not flinch from challenging Donald Trump about “unacceptable” statements when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet him as president this week. But the prime minister declined to say if she would criticise some of Mr Trump’s remarks about women, which ...

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UK govt accused of covering up ‘failed nuclear missile test’

LONDON: The British government was accused of covering up a failed test of its nuclear weapons deterrent last year, just weeks before lawmakers voted to renew the system. Prime Minister Theresa May refused to say whether she knew about the reported malfunction of an unarmed missile when she urged MPs ...

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Freezing fog to hit London next week, Met Office warns


LONDON: Freezing fog could hit London as the cold weather continues into next week, the Met Office has warned. West and north London are most likely to be affected by adverse conditions, with the fog struggling to clear during the day in cold areas. It could create potentially hazardous driving ...

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Thousands of women march on London against Trump

LONDON: Wearing pink, pointy-eared ‘pussyhats’ to mock the new president, throngs of women descended on the US capital and other cities around the globe on Saturday for marches and demonstrations aimed at showing Donald Trump they won’t be silent over the next four years. They carried signs with messages such ...

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