Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: british

PM Theresa May condemns ‘honour killing’ of Samia Shahid

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LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned the murder of British Pakistani Samia Shahid who lost her life to an ‘honour-killing’ incident, and said that her support is with the victim’s husband. She made the comments during a question answer session in the parliament before a full house. The 28-year-old ...

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Hate speech: FIA to approach Interpol for Altaf’s arrest

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry on Tuesday gave green signal to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to approach Interpol for the arrest of Muttahdia Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain. The London-based MQM supremo is wanted in various money laundering and terrorism cases in Pakistan. Earlier, an anti-terrorism court had directed ...

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House prices suffer first fall since August – Halifax

LONDON: British house prices suffered their first fall in monthly terms since shortly after June’s Brexit vote, mortgage lender Halifax said on Tuesday, a latest sign of a slowing in the housing market. House prices fell 0.9 percent in January alone after a 1.6 percent surge in December. A Reuters ...

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Motor insurance premiums hit record high, as cars go hi tech

LONDON: Car insurance premiums in the UK have hit a record high, partly because cars’ increasingly complex electronics have made repairs more expensive. The average annual comprehensive policy cost £462 in the last three months of 2016, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Previously the highest figure was ...

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British MPs to vote on EU divorce trigger

As the second of a two-day debate gets underway, the 143 word bill is expected to swiftly pass the vote in the lower parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May could begin the process to leave the European Union next month. British MPs were due to spend several more hours on Wednesday ...

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UK manufacturing accelerates

LONDON: Output for the UK’s manufacturing sector grew at its fastest rate for 2½ years in January while input prices rose by the most on record, according to the latest survey of purchasing managers working in the industry. The main source of new orders was the domestic market, although there ...

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Baroness Warsi condemns Theresa May for ‘bowing down’ to Trump

LONDON: An ex-Cabinet minister has accused the Government of “bowing down” to Donald Trump, demanding that Theresa May consider cancelling his state visit. Baroness Warsi said ministers had to decide whether it is right for the UK to bestow the “highest honour” it can on a US President who holds such controversial views. She ...

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Amir Khan tells Kell Brook to wait for fight

BIRMINGHAM: Boxer Amir Khan has told Kell Brook he must wait until the end of this year and stay at welterweight to make their British blockbuster happen. Khan is not considering Brook as an opponent for his comeback fight in May but is more open to their grudge fight now ...

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US border staff checked my phone for political views – BBC man

LONDON: A British journalist has said he was detained for two hours and subjected to invasive checks at the US border by officials imposing Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. British citizen Ali Hamedani, who was born in Iran, said he was forced to hand over his phone and its password ...

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Britain says U.S. immigration curbs do not apply to UK travellers

LONDON: Britain’s Foreign Office said that U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions only applied to individuals travelling from the seven named countries, so people arriving from other countries, including the United Kingdom, would not be subject to more checks regardless of nationality or place of birth. British Foreign Minister Boris ...

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