Friday, 18 October 2019

Tag Archives: LONDON

Dubai ruler and princess set for legal battle in London next month

LONDON: Jordanian Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the estranged wife of Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, appeared at the High Court in London on Tuesday in the latest round of a battle over the welfare of their two children. At a preliminary hearing in July, she had asked the ...

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Kate Middleton flaunts Pakistan made £6 earrings

LONDON: The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wore inexpensive earrings by a Pakistani brand as she stepped out with Prince William to visit the Aga Khan Centre in London. It seems like Pakistani brands have reached the royals even before the royals reached the country for their official visit, which ...

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London police and Facebook move to stop live terror streaming

LONDON police and Facebook said on Tuesday they plan to share resources to stop the live streaming of terrorist attacks like that in Christchurch, New Zealand, earlier this year. The Metropolitan Police will share video of its firearms officers training with Facebook to help the company develop technology to identify ...

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Uber’s London licence extended for only two months

LONDON: London’s transport authority said it had granted Uber an extension, but only for two months awaiting evidence that the ride-hailing service was meeting new demands regarding passenger safety. Transport for London (TfL) could have granted the American giant a five-year licence following expiry of a 15-month agreement. “Uber London ...

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Junoon dedicates UK concerts to Kashmir

LONDON: -The iconic Sufi rock band Junoon is preparing for another tour on August 25 and August 26, scheduling two back-to-back concerts in the UK. The first concert, entitled The Comeback Tour, will be held at the SSE Arena in Wembley, a town in North West London, while the other ...

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Man stabbed near British government offices in London

LONDON: A man was stabbed near British government offices in central London, police said, adding the incident was not thought to be terrorism-related. Police said they were called to Marsham Street where the Home Office (interior ministry) is located after a report of a man armed with a knife. They ...

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London tops global list of best cities for students

LONDON became the best city for students for the second consecutive year, London mayor Sadiq Khan told media. “The fact that London has again been ranked the best city in the world in which to be a student is fantastic news – and is no surprise given that London is ...

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Zimbabwe suspended following ICC Annual Conference

LONDON: The introduction of concussion replacements and a change to over-rate punishments were two of the major decisions made at the ICC Annual Conference in London, where the headline was the decision to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect. The ICC Board unanimously decided that the Full Member had failed ...

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LONDON: Conjoined Pakistani twins separated in rare surgery

LONDON: Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday. The highly complex surgery involved multiple operations on Safa and Marwa Ullah, who were born in Pakistan in January 2017 with a condition ...

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