Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Tag Archives: LONDON

TikTok considers London and other locations for headquarters

LONDON: TikTok has been in discussions with the UK government over the past few months to locate its headquarters in London, a source familiar with the matter said, as part of a strategy to distance itself from its Chinese ownership. London is among one of several locations the company is ...

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Shabaash Mithu to be Shot in London After Restrictions Are Lifted

BOLLYWOOD: One of the films that took a big hit due to the COVID-19 lockdown was Taapsee Pannu‘s Shabaash Mithu. The actor was to begin her preparation of transforming her physique and learning the cricketing skills but everything was put on a break. The makers, however, somehow managed to continue with the pre-production work that ...

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London City Airport reopens as UK slowly opens up

LONDON City Airport received its first commercial flight in nearly three months as Britain moved another step closer to fully emerging from its coronavirus lockdown on July 4. The gateway to the once-bustling Canary Warf and City financial districts welcomed a short flight from the Isle of Man in the ...

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Property tycoon Malik Riaz’s UK assets to be returned to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistani property tycoon Malik Riaz has agreed to pay UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) £190m in a settlement after eight UK bank accounts linked to him were frozen in August 2019. “The assets will be returned to the State of Pakistan,” the NCA said, referring to the settlement amount. ...

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Vigils held for victims of London Bridge attack

LONDON: Tributes were paid to victims of the London Bridge terror attack, as the government said it was reviewing the early release from prison of dozens of convicted terrorists. Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23, were commemorated in a service at Guildhall Yard in the City of London. They ...

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Gurudwara in UK’s slough displays Khalistan banners

Gurdwara Sri Singh Sabha in Slough, part of Greater London, displays two huge Khalistan banners in its main hall. It is one of the main gurdwaras of the area that elected first turban clad Sikh MP of the Britain, Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi. Speaking to India Today, the former president of ...

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Miss World 2019 contestants arrive in London

LONDON: The 69th Miss World competition has returned to London for its finale taking place on December 14, 2019. Here are the pictures of contestants arriving in London. The England Miss World contestant Bhasha Mukherjee. (Image: AP) The Sweden Miss World contestant Daniella Lundqvist. (Image: AP) The New Zealand Miss ...

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London’s mayor praises entrepreneurial spirit of British Sikhs

LONDON: The mayor of London Sadiq Khan praised British Sikhs for their entrepreneurial spirit and achievements, as well as their service to the community, at an event he hosted to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. Three hundred British Sikhs packed into the oversubscribed event at City Hall, ...

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