Monday, 23 October 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

Pak anti-corruption court indicts Sharif, daughter, son-in-law

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were indicted today by an anti-graft court in a corruption case related to the Avenfield property in London. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had registered three cases of corruption and money laundering against 67- year-old Sharif, his family members ...

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Swift shoots music video at London kebab shop

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LONDON: Taylor Swift filmed her latest music video outside a kebab shop in north London. The 27-year-old pop superstar was joined by 60 crew members, including extras and backing dancers, at the Kentish Delight takeaway in Kentish Town over the weekend to shoot the promo for her next single. The ...

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UK intelligence chief says terror threat is worst of career

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LONDON: Britain’s domestic intelligence chief warned during a rare public speech on Tuesday that the terrorist threat the country faced had accelerated at an alarming pace and was worse now than at any time in his 34-year career. MI5 Director General Andrew Parker said his agency, also known as the ...

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Photos: Storm Ophelia batters UK and Ireland

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Huge waves strike the harbor wall and lighthouse at Porthcawl, South Wales, on October 16, 2017 as Storm Ophelia, downgraded from a hurricane arrives in the UK and Ireland. Ophelia ramming Ireland on Monday left three people dead, 330,000 homes and businesses without power, the shutting of schools and the ...

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Man dies in triple stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station

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LONDON: A man has died and two others have been injured in a stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station. Police were called at 7.37pm on Monday to reports of an incident outside the Underground station, where 30 people were injured in a terror attack last month. One man died at ...

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Theresa May makes surprise Brussels trip amid Brexit deadlock

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LONDON: British Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the European Union’s biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and planned to call France’s Emmanuel ...

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Girl, 17, sexually assaulted three times by separate attackers

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LONDON: A teenage girl is believed to have been sexually assaulted on three separate occasions as she walked home from a night out in London. Police say the 17-year-old was repeatedly attacked over the course of an hour after she became separated from friends following a visit to a club ...

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ISI, RAW’s ex-chiefs urge Pakistan, India to re-start dialogue

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AS Dulat, former RAW chief (left), LSE academic Mukulika Banerjee (centre) and Ehsan-ul-Haq, former ISI chief (right), in London LONDON: Former spy chiefs of Pakistan and India have said that the diplomatic talks and communications between the two countries are essential and helpful for the national interest of both the countries. ...

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Natural History Museum crash: Car hits people in London

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LONDON: Several people have been injured after a car reportedly ploughed into people outside London’s Natural History Museum. Scotland Yard said that “a number of pedestrians have been injured” in an incident in Exhibition Road in South Kensington shortly after 2.20pm. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Officers are on scene, ...

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Map reveals dire extent of London’s toxic air

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LONDON: Air quality is dangerously poor in every London borough, with all 8.6 million people living in the capital exposed to toxic levels of pollution, a new map shows today. More than nine in ten Londoners live in areas where superfine PM2.5 particles exceed World Health Organization guidelines by more ...

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