Saturday, 19 October 2019

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Jacqueline Fernandez on her takeaway from 2017 and slate in 2018

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BOLLYWOOD: There’s still a week for Christmas but Jacqueline Fernandez has already started decorating her tree, gifting stockings loaded with cookies and candies and making getaway plans for the New Year. “This is the first time I can remember in over three decades that my dad is taking off for ...

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Meghan Markle joins royal Christmas lunch at Buckingham palace

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive for the Queen’s Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace, London, Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017. LONDON: Actress Meghan Markle has joined her fiance Prince Harry to attend the royal family’s pre-Christmas luncheon at Buckingham Palace. Queen Elizabeth II traditionally hosts a festive lunch for the family ...

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British Police disrupt Christmas terror plot

SHEFFIELD: A Christmas terror attack has been prevented following the arrest of four suspects in dawn raids. Armed officers and the bomb squad stormed addresses in northern England yesterday, as investigators feared a gang of suspected Islamist extremists had assembled an explosive. The men, aged between 22 and 41, were ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for Quetta church blast

At least nine people were killed and more than 50 wounded when two suicide bombers attacked a church in Quetta during a service Sunday, just over a week before Christmas, police said. Two women were among the dead at a Methodist church , said provincial Home Secretary Akbar Harifal. Several of the ...

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Inside the Royal Family’s Very Meghan Christmas

There was a general sense of astonishment among seasoned royal journalists when an announcement was made this week that Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle had been invited to spend Christmas Day at Sandringham with the queen. It wasn’t so much the content of the briefing – “You can expect to ...

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Ryanair Recognizes Unions To Stop Strikes

LONDON: Ryanair has made a dramatic U-turn and agreed to recognise pilots’ unions for the first time in its history, after it was threatened with a potentially-crippling strike just days before Christmas. The low-cost carrier sent the offer to representative bodies in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Italy and Portugal ...

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Markle adds sparkle to British royal Christmas

LONDON: Meghan Markle is to become the first fiancee invited to spend Christmas with the British royal family – a move hailed on Thursday as a sea change in the monarchy’s traditionalist attitude. Prince Harry’s bride-to-be will join the royals at Sandringham, Queen Elizabeth II’s private estate in Norfolk, eastern ...

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UK retail sales win Black Friday boost

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LONDON: British retail sales surged in November from the previous month, official data showed Thursday, boosted by Black Friday price reductions in the run-up to Christmas. Sales rose 1.1 percent compared to October, the Office for National Statistics calculated, beating analysts’ consensus forecast for a 0.4 percent increase. The data ...

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