Monday, 24 April 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

London finance chief upbeat after Brexit trigger

Mark Boleat

LONDON: The outlook for London’s financial sector has improved since Brexit was triggered, insists the man charged with its policy, even as banks remain set to move some jobs abroad. Mark Boleat, who spoke after British Prime Minister Theresa May activated the process for Britain’s EU exit, nevertheless urged speedy ...

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Nasir Jamshed’s lawyer met PCB official in London: Sources

Nasir Jamshed

LONDON: Pakistan test batsman Nasir Jamshed has been in touch with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials through his lawyer, informed sources. According to the source who is privy to developments related to the case, a top PCB official arrived in London three days ago and met the lawyer of Nasir ...

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2 drunk British Indians harass Air hostess on flight, arrested

arrest

LONDON: Two inebriated British nationals of Indian origin were arrested for allegedly harassing a 28-year-old air hostess on an Air India flight from London to Delhi. After a complaint was filed, both the accused, who are real estate agents were arrested and later got bail, police said. In a statement, ...

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Daniel Craig back as James Bond

Daniel Craig - New James Bond movie Casino Royale

LONDON: Daniel Craig is ready to sign on to return as fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond, say reports. Multiple sources told that Bond franchise producer Barbara Broccoli has “just about persuaded Daniel Craig to do one more Bond movie”. This comes after Broccoli produced his hit off-Broadway production ...

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British-Pakistani gets £1million for creating smartphone app

British-Pakistani

LONDON: British-Pakistani youngster Yasir Khattak has scored an investment of £1million for a project he built in school. Yasir, 21, made a switch and socket in his school days which can be turned on and off through a smartphone app. The smart application can also calculate the amount of electricity ...

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Pakistan wants peace with India: Gen Bajwa

GEN BAJWA

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan was a peace-loving country and wants to resolve all outstanding issues including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir with India peacefully. He said this while addressing a UK think-tank, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, ...

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COAS UK visit ‘very important’

Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday reached London on a three-day official visit where he will be highlighting India’s intransigence in resolving bilateral disputes as well as the developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s war against terrorism. According to military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations ...

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COAS in London for talks with British leadership

General Qamar Javed Bajwa

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa today arrived in London on a three-day official visit, said a statement issued by the military’s media wing. “COAS arrived in London on a three-day official visit. He will interact with UK’s political and military leadership,” said the ISPR statement. #COAS ...

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UK-German stock exchange deal blocked by EU

London stock market

LONDON: EU regulators have blocked London Stock Exchange’s £21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse. The European Commission said the deal would have created a “de facto monopoly” for certain financial services. The merger would have combined Europe’s two largest stock exchange operators. London Stock Exchange Group said it ...

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