Thursday, 14 December 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

Britain to launch EU exit process today

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LONDON: Britain formally launches the process for leaving the European Union on Wednesday, a historic step that has divided the country and thrown into question the future of the European project. Just days after the EU’s 60th birthday, Britain is poised to become the first country ever to seek a ...

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Rivals Paris and London announce joint business plan

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PARIS: Paris and London, traditional rivals when it comes to attracting tourists and industry, have signed a business agreement to cooperate in attracting visitors and companies. The two cities, which are linked by rail, have seen their rivalry intensify recently as Paris hopes to welcome finance jobs that are expected to ...

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UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

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LONDON: The British government has said its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp to prevent violent crimes. UK media reports have suggested that the man behind an attack in London last week sent an encrypted WhatsApp message moments before killing four people by ploughing his car ...

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Thousands demonstrate in London against leaving the EU

Demonstrators hold banners during a Unite for Europe march in central London, Britain March 25, 2017.    REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Demonstrators hold banners during a Unite for Europe march in central London, Britain LONDON: Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain leaving the European Union, just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the bloc it ...

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British home secretary visit to improve Pak-UK bilateral relations

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British home secretary lauds Pakistan military’s efforts ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan and his British counterpart Amber Rudd held talks on Tuesday, which officials described as constructive and meaningful. Rudd said “I would like to pay tribute to the hard work of the minister as well as Pakistan’s ...

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ECB chairman slams Imran Khan

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LONDON: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has slammed former Pakistan captain Imran Khan for “disrespecting” leading cricket stars Darren Sammy and Dawid Malan, who recently visited Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani tv in London, Graves ...

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Victoria, David Beckham pride themselves as good parents

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LONDON: Victoria Beckham and her husband David Beckham consider themselves successful as parents as long as their children are “nice” and “well-behaved”. The former Spice Girls singer-turned-fashion designer shares four kids with retired soccer ace David: sons Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 14, and Cruz, 12, as well as daughter Harper, five. Victoria ...

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Angelina urges greater efforts to prosecute rape in conflict

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  LONDON: Angelina Jolie has called for greater efforts to document and prosecute crimes of rape and sexual violence in war. The Oscar-winning actress teamed up with former British Foreign Secretary William Hague five years ago to launch a global initiative aimed at ending sexual violence in conflict, tackling impunity ...

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