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Tag Archives: LONDON

London’s Chelsea Flower Show

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (C), talks to an exhibitor (R) as she visits the Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain on May 22, 2017.  REUTERS/Ben Stansall/Pool

LONDON: A secret garden and model erupting volcano are among the main attractions of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, Britain’s premier gardening show which is enticing royalty and celebrities alike this week. Queen Elizabeth is expected to visit the show in Chelsea, a prosperous area of central London, on Monday, ...

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Failure not our option, EU says as Brexit plan set

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LONDON: Failure to strike a deal that ushers Britain out of the European Union in an orderly way is not an option Brussels wants to consider, its chief negotiator said on Monday as the EU gave a final green light for him to launch talks next month. Britain’s Brexit Secretary ...

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Britain’s Young Muslim Men as They Want to Be Seen

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LONDON: Mahtab Hussain, a British artist of Pakistani descent, had grown tired of the simplistic narratives that portrayed Muslims as either refugees or terrorists. While in art school, and later at the National Portrait Gallery in London, he was irked that no one had done any projects about Asians and ...

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Pakistan team leave for London ahead of ICC Champions Trophy

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LONDON: Pakistani cricket players left for London to participate in upcoming ICC Champions Trophy tournament. Seven players including Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Umar Akmal, Fakhar Zaman Muhammad Hafeez and Faheem Ashraf flew from Lahore today. Other players along Captain Sarfraz Ahmad flew from West Indies to London while ...

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Trains suspended and road closed after bomb found in Aston

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BIRMINGHAM: Trains to Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield were cancelled and traffic on the A38 was HALTED when an unexploded bomb was found. Nearby homes and businesses were evacuated. The incident, which was ongoing today, was sparked when a World War Two bomb was discovered at Witton, close to Erdington and ...

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Sadiq Khan first 12 months as mayor of London

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LONDON: Sadiq Khan’s win last year was the biggest of any London mayor to date and the greatest personal mandate of any politician in British history. More than 1.3m Londoners voted for him – that’s almost 57% of those voting – and he quit as Tooting MP straight away to ...

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Ed Sheeran joins Stormzy at London concert

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LONDON: Ed Sheeran surprised fans by joining Stormzy on stage to perform ‘Shape of You’ at the grime rapper’s concert at the O2 Academy Brixton in London. Ed Sheeran surprised fans by joining Stormzy on stage at his gig at the O2 Academy Brixton in London for a rendition of ...

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Sadiq Khan wants to change the colour of London buses

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LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan, has unveiled a plan to overhaul London’s buses, by colour coding the routes similar to the city’s tube system. Routes, buses, stops and signs will be marked by specific colours and the main destinations and interchanges will also be listed on the side of the bus, ...

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Boxer Khan, wife Faryal adopt orphan child

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LONDON: Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom have gone one step ahead in their social work, and adopted an orphan child. According to details, Amir Khan went to Gambia, a country in West Africa, to help the needy on behalf of his foundation and was greatly ...

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Woman shot by police during terror raid in London

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  LONDON: A woman in her twenties has been shot by police and four people arrested during terror raids in London and Kent. The injured suspect is being held under police guard after being rushed to hospital in a serious condition following the swoop at a north London address. Police ...

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