Saturday, 28 November 2020

Tag Archives: LONDON

Profumo sex scandal showgirl Christine Keeler dies aged 75

LONDON: A former model whose affair with a leading Tory cabinet minister shook British Politics in the 1960s and led to the downfall of the Tory government has died aged 75. Christine Keeler passed away on Monday after suffering from a lung condition for several months. She was propelled into ...

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Facebook opens new London HQ, create 800 new jobs

LONDON: Facebook has this morning cut the red ribbon of its new London office, home to the tech giant’s biggest engineering hub outside the US. Located in Rathbone Place, Facebook has said its new building will be home to 800 new jobs – meaning the total number of staff working ...

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Sadiq Khan: London and Mumbai have similar personalities

MUMBAI/LONDON: The similar personalities of London and Mumbai should pave the way for greater interaction between the two cities, their first ethnic minority mayor, Sadiq Khan, said in the city. Khan proposed stronger ties in trade, films production and filming, improving air quality, and tackling climate change. “London and Mumbai ...

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All lines in and out of London Euston reopen

LONDON: Railway services between Scotland and London Euston are returning to normal, after major disruption throughout the day. Services were cancelled this morning, because of damage to overhead wires near Euston. They included the West Coast Mainline between Euston and Glasgow and Edinburgh, which stops at stations in Cumbria and ...

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John Tomlin who hurled acid over cousins admits attack

LONDON: An acid attacker has admitted seriously injuring a model and her cousin by throwing the substance at them through a car window. Resham Khan and Jameel Muhktar suffered scars on their faces and bodies after the assault on Ms Khan’s 21st birthday in Beckton, east London. John Tomlin, 25, ...

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Sadiq Khan: I will meet Donald Trump when he comes to London

LONDON: Sadiq Khan says he is willing to meet Donald Trump when the US president visits the UK. The London mayor added he would be happy to show Mr Trump parts of the capital where people of different faiths and none “respect, celebrate and embrace” each other. He also described ...

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UK Couple Who Swapped Violent Messages Guilty of Attack Plot

LONDON: A young husband and wife who traded phone messages about carrying out beheadings have been convicted of plotting an attack in Britain. A jury in London convicted Madihah Taheer on Thursday of preparing an act of terrorism. Her husband, Ummariyat Mirza, pleaded guilty to the same charge at an ...

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George H.W. Bush Acknowledges Groping Multiple Women

NEW YORK: Former President George H.W. Bush has acknowledged touching multiple women inappropriately in what his spokesman called “patt[ing] women’s rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner.” Two women have reportedly accused the former president of groping them while posing for photographs with Bush in recent years. ...

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Poker legend loses battle over £7.7m winnings from London casino

LONDON: US poker legend Phil Ivey has lost his UK Supreme Court appeal against Genting Casino, relating to a £7.7 million ‘edge sorting – Punto Barco’ dispute at London’s Crockfords Mayfair Casino. Ivey representatives wished to overturn a 2014 UK Civil Court ruling against the poker player, which deemed that ...

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