Thursday, 21 March 2019

Tag Archives: LONDON

London joins Breathe Life Campaign

LONDON: The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan signed London up to the Breath Life Campaign, joining the international movement of cities committed to tackle air pollution. The Breathe Life coalition is organised by WHO, UN Environment and Clean Climate and Clean Air Coalition aiming to mobilise cities and individuals ‘to ...

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Black cab driver admits harassing Jemima Khan

LONDON: A black cab driver admitted to harassing Jemima Khan, the former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, by calling her more than 1,000 times and sending 203 messages. Hassan Mahhmood, 27, is said to have obtained the 43-year-old journalist and campaigner’s phone number when she booked a ...

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Maya Ali shares pictures of vacation in London, Glasgow

GLASGOW: Pakistan’s star Maya Ali gave everyone travel goals by posting photos of her holidays in abroad. She visited London and Glasgow to enjoy her vacations in the best possible manner. Maya flaunted her diva avatar at Sherlock Holmes museum and was pictured roaming around the streets of London. As ...

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Uber defends business model at UK tribunal on worker rights

LONDON: Uber went to a British employment appeal tribunal on Wednesday to argue its drivers are self-employed, not workers entitled to a range of extra benefits, less than a week after the firm was told it would lose its London license. The U.S. ride-hailing service has faced regulatory and legal ...

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Uber seeks talks with London mayor to renew licence

LONDON: Uber is prepared to make concessions to ensure its licence to operate in London is renewed, its general manager for the capital has said. Tom Elvidge told the Sunday Times: “While we haven’t been asked to make any changes, we’d like to know what we can do.” He added: ...

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Ronaldo, Neymar, Messi on FIFA best player shortlist

LONDON: Neymar was named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the three-man shortlist for the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, which was announced in London on Friday. Brazil superstar Neymar, 25, won the Copa del Rey with Barcelona last season before joining Paris Saint-Germain in a blockbuster 222 million ...

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Armani lightens up London Fashion Week

LONDON: Italian labels Versus Versace and Emporio Armani brought the darkness and light to London Fashion Week on Sunday, burnishing the city’s reputation as a fashion capital. Industry icon Giorgio Armani had not displayed in London for 11 years, an eternity in the world of fashion, ending his hiatus to ...

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British Pakistani coach leads cricket session on 10 Downing St

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May watched as the first ever game of cricket was played in Downing Street, led by a British Pakistani female cricket coach. Saba Nasim, who is a practising lawyer and a certified English Cricket Board (ECB) coach, led the historic cricket game session in which Stuart ...

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Suspect arrested in London subway attack

LONDON: The Latest on the London subway attack and manhunt for suspects (all times local): 10:45 a.m. British police say they have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the London subway attack. Police say the man has been arrested by Kent police in the port area of Dover on ...

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We will never be intimidated, says London Mayor

LONDON: A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring several people on September 15, at the height of London’s morning rush hour, and police said they were investigating it as a terrorist attack. The Mayor of London urged people to “remain calm and vigilant” in ...

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