Saturday, 27 May 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

Thousands of women march on London against Trump

LONDON: Wearing pink, pointy-eared ‘pussyhats’ to mock the new president, throngs of women descended on the US capital and other cities around the globe on Saturday for marches and demonstrations aimed at showing Donald Trump they won’t be silent over the next four years. They carried signs with messages such ...

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Theresa May: UK will be a global leader on trade

LONDON: Theresa May has told leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the UK will be a “world leader” on trade. But the prime minister also warned that inequality blamed on globalisation was aiding the “politics of division”. Her speech to business leaders and politicians in Switzerland comes ...

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EE mobile firm fined £2.7m for overcharging customers

LONDON: Mobile operator EE has been fined £2.7m by the telecoms regulator, Ofcom, for overcharging tens of thousands of customers. The watchdog found that the UK’s biggest mobile network broke a billing rule on two occasions. Users who called its 150 customer services number while roaming within the EU were ...

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London on alert over toxic smog warning

LONDON was put on alert for a public health emergency today over toxic air pollution.  Sadiq Khan, the London Mayor, said air pollution could rise to ‘moderate’ in more than half of the capital’s 32 boroughs as he issued the warnings for the next three days.  Central London will be worst ...

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British MPs to discuss Kashmir issue on Thursday

LONDON: The British house of common will discussed the violations of human rights in occupied Kashmir on Thursday. Member of house of lords, Lord Nazir said that Kashmir issue would be highlighted in the proper way. He said that the debate in house of common would be very important. He ...

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Rolls-Royce to pay £671m to settle bribery probes

LONDON: Rolls-Royce has reached a deal to pay £671m to regulators around the world to settle allegations of bribery and corruption, including the largest UK fine ever imposed on a company for criminal conduct. The UK’s flagship engineering company has been under investigation in the US and UK for alleged ...

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Has Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?

Actress and singer Lindsay Lohan, once one of the biggest party girls in Hollywood, is hinting that she has converted to Islam. Lohan, 30, deleted all the photos on her Instagram account and changed her bio to two words – alaikum salam, an Arabic greeting meaning “and unto you peace.” ...

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Pound falls ahead of Theresa May Brexit speech

LONDON: The pound has hit its lowest level for more than three months on reports Britain was set to quit the EU single market as part of its Brexit plans. Sterling fell below the $1.20 level before recovering slightly on Monday. The pound also dropped to a two-month low against ...

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Michael Jackson spoof show scrapped after family complaints

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LONDON: A comic film about Michael Jackson was dropped by British makers on Friday after the daughter of the late American pop star described the episode, which casts a white actor to play her father, as vomit-inducing. Paris Jackson said in a series of Tweets on Wednesday that she was “incredibly ...

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Fed up British middle classes backing Brexit

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MILTON KEYNES: It’s got money, jobs and it voted Brexit: the town of Milton Keynes near London represents a slice of middle-class voters fed up with a political elite ignoring their concerns. Just as in the United States, it was not just struggling blue-collar workers fed up with the flip side ...

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