Thursday, 21 June 2018

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British woman in labour pain goes live on Facebook

LONDON: A woman in the UK has live streamed her labour on Facebook to over two lakh strangers to show pregnant women that giving birth is not like the one shown in movies. Sarah-Jayne Ljungstrom, 35, an ad-agency director from London, started broadcasting soon after her waters broke while eating ...

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British chef Ryan dies while fighting against Isis in Syria

RAQQA: A British man has been killed while fighting against the Islamic State group in Syria, according to reports. Ryan Lock, 20, is reported to have died during an offensive by anti-IS forces to retake the city of Raqqa. The former chef, from Chichester, West Sussex, had no previous military ...

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British couple found hanged in Cambodia

SIHANOUKVILLE: A British couple have been found hanged in Cambodia with their hands bound together and an apparent suicide note blaming the NHS for ‘constantly letting us down’. The couple have been named as Robert Wells, 36, from Sunderland, and his wife Imogen Goldie, 28, from Camberwell, south London. It is ...

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56 killed, many beheaded, in grisly Brazil prison riot

SAO PAULO: A prison riot in the Brazilian Amazon has left at least 56 people dead with some bodies decapitated and burned, officials said. The riot erupted on Sunday afternoon and lasted for 17 hours in the Anisio Jobim Penitentiary Complex (Compaj) in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas state. The ...

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Queen is feeling better, says Princess Anne

BERKSHIRE: The Queen is feeling “better” despite missing a New Year’s Day church service at Sandringham, her daughter the Princess Royal has said. Princess Anne spoke to well-wishers outside the church after attending the service with her father Prince Philip, brother Prince Edward and other royals. Buckingham Palace said the ...

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‘Garden villages’ to create thousands of UK homes

LONDON: Britain’s first wave of “garden villages” has been given the nod along with three more garden towns, in a move that aims to build up to 200,000 new homes. The 14 village projects of 1,500 to 10,000 homes each are a new addition to the government’s programme of garden ...

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Cab Driver Bitten, Punched By Woman And Friend In UK

LONDON: A Muslim taxi driver in the UK was thrashed and punched by a drunk woman and her accomplice with a passerby filming the “horrific incident” and uploading it on social media, media reports said. Shahid Iqbal, 50, who works as a freelance driver in Normanton in England, said the ...

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Pakistan receives huge applause at London New Year’s Day Parade

Pakistani delegation walk through confetti during the London New Year’s Day Parade. LONDON: Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of central London as a blockbuster-themed parade celebrating the start of the New Year — including Pakistan’s colourful contingent. The colourful event won praise from the revellers lining the ...

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