Friday, 28 July 2017

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Trump condemns leaks after UK police stop sharing attack information

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LONDON: President Donald Trump said on Thursday that “deeply troubling” leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies. British Prime Minister Theresa May raised British concerns with Trump at a NATO summit in Brussels, telling him ...

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Fundraising for Manchester attack victims tops £2m

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Albert Square has become a focal point for floral tributes LONDON: Organisations, individuals and community groups rallying round to help the victims of the Manchester attack have raised £2m in 24 hours. That money will be rolled into the British Red Cross “We Love Manchester Emergency Fund” to alleviate the ...

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Families still desperately awaiting news on missing teenagers

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MANCHESTER: The families of two teenagers from South Tyneside are desperately waiting for news after they went missing folowing the Manchester suicide bomb blast. Chloe Rutherford, 17, of Marsden, South Shields and her boyfriend Liam Curry, 19, of Biddick Hall, South Shields, were at the concert on Monday night and ...

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Police should have moved in earlier in Sydney siege: Coroner

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Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Jieun Bae runs to armed tactical response police officers for safety after she escaped from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia. Police responding to the deadly hostage crisis in a Sydney cafe underestimated the gunman’s threat ...

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Manchester Arena attack: the mayor’s response

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MANCHESTER: When Andy Burnham, a former British government minister, won the election to be Greater Manchester’s Metro Mayor recently he was probably focused on plans for the region’s transport, policing and housing – and, of course, all the behind the scenes political work that goes on when a new role ...

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Manchester terror attack: IS claims bombing

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MANCHESTER: Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Monday night’s suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert, which killed 22 people, including an eight-year-old girl. The attack was carried out with explosives planted at Manchester Arena. The claim came shortly after a 23-year-old man was arrested in the south of the ...

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Prince Philip’s contribution to UK-Pakistan ties acknowledged

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LONDON: Speakers at a dinner hosted on Thursday said that close cooperation between Pakistan and the United Kingdom was playing an important role for promotion of peace and development. At the lavish dinner, the UK-Pakistani Society thanked Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, for 63 years of his service as ...

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London’s Chelsea Flower Show

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (C), talks to an exhibitor (R) as she visits the Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain on May 22, 2017.  REUTERS/Ben Stansall/Pool

LONDON: A secret garden and model erupting volcano are among the main attractions of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, Britain’s premier gardening show which is enticing royalty and celebrities alike this week. Queen Elizabeth is expected to visit the show in Chelsea, a prosperous area of central London, on Monday, ...

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Failure not our option, EU says as Brexit plan set

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LONDON: Failure to strike a deal that ushers Britain out of the European Union in an orderly way is not an option Brussels wants to consider, its chief negotiator said on Monday as the EU gave a final green light for him to launch talks next month. Britain’s Brexit Secretary ...

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