Monday, 30 March 2020

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Man admits murdering couple outside Matalan store in Cardiff

CARDIFF: A man has admitted stabbing a couple to death outside a Matalan store where they worked in Cardiff. Andrew Saunders, 20, pleaded guilty at Cardiff crown court to the murders of Zoe Morgan, 21, and Lee Simmons, 33. Their bodies were found near the store in Queen Street in ...

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Prince Harry spotted buying Christmas tree with Meghan Markle

LONDON: Prince Harry has reportedly been spotted buying a Christmas tree with his girlfriend Meghan Markle at a stall in a London park. The couple apparently bought a 6ft Nordmann Fir at the Pine and Needles store in Battersea Park on Monday. According to staff at the store, they looked ...

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MPs urge strategy to cut suicide rate and target ‘harmful internet content’

LONDON: Ministers should consider how to restrict access to “harmful internet content” which could encourage people to take their own lives to help bring down the “unacceptable” suicide rate, MPs have said. The Commons Health Committee urged the Government to develop a strategy with strong national leadership and clear accountability ...

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Talks agreed in bid to avert British Airways strikes over Christmas

LONDON: Talks aimed at averting strikes by British Airways cabin crew over Christmas will be held on Monday. Unite union members based at Heathrow are due to walk out on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a dispute over pay. A spokesman for the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) ...

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Dispute between wife, parents has ended, says boxer Amir Khan

VIRGINIA: Famous Pakistani-born British boxer Amir Khan has said that the conflict between her wife and parents has come to an end. Talking to media persons during his fund-raising event in Virginia, Amir confirmed the ongoing tussle has finished and now his focus on his upcoming fight in April next year. “Everything ...

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Winson Green prison riot: How the battle unfolded

BIRMINGHAM: The facts of what happened in the Winson Green prison riots are beginning to emrge. A full investigation is underway with police at HMP Birmingham collecting any available DNA and CCTV evidence. Prisoners were able to take full control of four wings over a matter of hours yesterday. A ...

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Flights disrupted as fog descends on London’s airports

LONDON: Fog is affecting travel in southern England with some flights cancelled due to poor visibility at London airports. London City airport diverted all inbound flights on Saturday while Heathrow and Gatwick have also reported disruption. Passengers have been told to expect delays and to contact their airline before travelling ...

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British Muslim woman dragged on sidewalk in London

LONDON: A British Muslim woman has been dragged by her hijab along the sidewalk in what is said to be a “sickening” hate crime. The 27-year-old woman was grabbed from behind and knocked down by two white males in a busy high street, police said. The woman just finished a ...

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Britain’s May urges ‘smooth and orderly’ Brexit

BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her EU counterparts to make Brexit “as smooth and orderly… as possible” as they prepared to discuss the process at a dinner without her. “We want that to be as smooth and orderly a process as possible. It is not just in our ...

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