Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: british

Marks and Spencer to shut more than 100 stores

LONDON: British food-to-clothing retailer Marks and Spencer will shut more than 100 “underperforming” UK stores in an ongoing restructuring, it said on Tuesday. The high-street chain has expanded its closure plans as it aims to shift at least a third of sales online, the group announced in a statement. The London-listed ...

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Irrfan Khan suffering from rare disease

BOLLYWOOD actor Irrfan Khan has been diagnosed with a rare disease. The 51-year-old actor is best known for starring in Hindi films but has also had success in British and Hollywood films. Born 7 January 1967, his full name is Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan. He has appeared in over 100 films. Some ...

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UK judges block US extradition of hacker Lauri

LONDON: British judges on Monday rejected a US request for the extradition of a man accused of hacking into thousands of US government computers in a ruling that could set a precedent for similar pending cases. Lauri Love, 33, faces charges in the United States for allegedly hacking into the ...

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Trump ready to apologise for UK far-right group retweet

DAVOS: Donald Trump has said he is prepared to apologise for retweeting controversial social media posts about Muslims from a British far-right group, prompting a diplomatic row with the UK. If you are telling me they’re horrible, racist people, I would certainly apologise Donald Trump US President Speaking from the ...

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Nadal limps out, Edmund marches on in Australian Open

PERTH: An injured and visibly struggling Rafael Nadal retired while trailing in the fifth set of his Australian Open quarterfinal match against Marin Cilic. Top-ranked Nadal saved five break points in the last game before Cilic broke his serve, then Nadal went to shake hands with the umpire and his ...

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Royal Family announced another major royal wedding for 2018

LONDON: Buckingham Palace certainly has its hands full, because they just announced yet another upcoming royal wedding – this time for Princess Eugenie. The daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson (and cousin to Harry) is engaged to nightclub manager Jack Brooksbank, and their wedding is set to take place in the ...

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British passenger arrested for wearing too many clothes

REYKJAVIK: A British man has been arrested at Keflavik airport in Iceland for wearing too many clothes. Ryan Hawaii reportedly wanted to avoid the excess luggage fee and therefore wore eight pairs of trousers and ten shirts. He claimed he was denied a boarding pass at the British Airways desk ...

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UK, EU powers urge Trump to back Iran nuclear deal

BRUSSELS: Britain, France and Germany made a joint plea to Donald Trump on Thursday to endorse a key nuclear deal with Iran as the US president mulls reimposing sanctions on Tehran. “The deal is working, it is delivering on its main goal, which means keeping the Iranian nuclear programme in ...

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Mallika Sherawat clears the air on Paris apartment

MUMBAI: Responding to the news about her eviction from an apartment in Paris, actor Mallika Sherawat has denied owning a flat or renting one in the French capital, according to a media report. “Some in the media think I hv an apartment in Paris !! It’s absolutely Not True , ...

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Welsh teenager found guilty of five terror offences

BIRMINGHAM: A teenager accused of preparing to carry out an Isis-inspired terror attack in Cardiff has been found guilty of five terror offences. The 17-year-old was convicted of encouraging terrorism online and possessing a record of terrorist information. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court also convicted the 17-year-old of preparing for ...

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