Friday, 15 December 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

York is the Third UK City to Refuse Uber Licence

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LONDON and Sheffield have both been in the news because regulators have ended up denying Uber the chance o renew its operating licence for a variety of reasons. London did it over concerns about the way the ride-hailing service operated, and Sheffield thanks to what’s being described as an “administration ...

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Man arrested for trying to climb Buckingham Palace wall

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LONDON Police on Tuesday said they have arrested a man for allegedly trying to climb a wall outside Buckingham Palace, noting that it was not a terrorism-related incident. Buckingham Palace is the official home of 91-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history. Officers from the Metropolitan Police’s ...

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Sadiq Khan’s Pakistan visit

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The first Muslim mayor of London – Sadiq Khan – is visiting Pakistan. The visit of the London mayor is significant for several reasons. It is a part of his #LondonIsOpen tour which aims to promote the UK as a business, education and cultural hub following the Brexit decision. The ...

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In pictures: Sadiq Khan on historic trip to Pakistan

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Pakistan to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. He met government officials, representatives of civil society, cricketers and different other dignitaries from every walk of life. He was full of praise for Pakistan and voiced joy for coming to land which is home to his ...

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London Mayor grateful to Pakistan for its hospitality

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LAHORE: I’m proud to be the first-ever Mayor of London to be making an official visit to Pakistan. As someone of Pakistani heritage, I feel a deep affinity with the country and I’m looking forward to going back. London and Pakistan share a long and unique history that has had ...

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Profumo sex scandal showgirl Christine Keeler dies aged 75

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LONDON: A former model whose affair with a leading Tory cabinet minister shook British Politics in the 1960s and led to the downfall of the Tory government has died aged 75. Christine Keeler passed away on Monday after suffering from a lung condition for several months. She was propelled into ...

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Facebook opens new London HQ, create 800 new jobs

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LONDON: Facebook has this morning cut the red ribbon of its new London office, home to the tech giant’s biggest engineering hub outside the US. Located in Rathbone Place, Facebook has said its new building will be home to 800 new jobs – meaning the total number of staff working ...

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Sadiq Khan: London and Mumbai have similar personalities

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MUMBAI/LONDON: The similar personalities of London and Mumbai should pave the way for greater interaction between the two cities, their first ethnic minority mayor, Sadiq Khan, said in the city. Khan proposed stronger ties in trade, films production and filming, improving air quality, and tackling climate change. “London and Mumbai ...

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