Thursday, 26 April 2018

Tag Archives: LONDON

London Mayor Khan invest for homeless Londoners

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LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that he will invest £15 million in a new scheme that aims to purchase up to 330 properties to be made available for Londoners who have been, or are at risk of becoming homeless. The plan is to buy properties that are ...

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Madonna hits studio in London

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LONDON: Madonna has been busy recording new music in a London studio . The Queen of Pop – whose last LP was 2015’s ‘Rebel Heart’ – was spotted leaving the recording space in the British Capital on Wednesday, and she also posted a photograph of herself singing into a microphone, ...

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China Escalates Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading

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LONDON: China is escalating its clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, according to people familiar with the matter. While authorities banned cryptocurrency exchanges last year, they’ve recently noted an uptick in activity on alternative venues. The government plans to block domestic access ...

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Trial of IS-inspired Indian-origin terror suspect

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LONDON: An Indian-origin terror suspect, who allegedly agreed to help another man acquire a gun for an attack in London, went on trial along with three others on Tuesday. Nadeem Ilyas Patel, from east London, was charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence in ...

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Pakistani Celebrity add voices to #MeToo movement

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KARACHI: Three prominent Pakistani women have added their voices to the #MeToo movement in the wake of the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in a city in the east of the country last week. Model and event manager Frieha Altaf, actress Nadia Jamil and fashion designer Maheen Khan ...

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Suhana Khan is a pasta chef in London

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LONDON: Shah Rukh Khan’s kids Aryan and Suhana, have just left Mumbai, for their school in London, and SRK is already feeling rather desolate. Recently, the actor posted several photos on Instagram, after dropping them at the airport. The doting father captioned the photo, “Holidays as Shah Rukh Khan’s kids ...

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Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

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QUITO: Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after more than five years of living in asylum at the nation’s embassy in London, officials announced. Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said officials accepted Assange’s request for naturalization in December, and they continue to look for a long-term resolution ...

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Lidl announces 1000 new jobs with five new stores in UK

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BRADFORDSHIRE: German discount retailer Lidl has announced plans to open a massive new warehouse in Luton that will create up to 1,000 jobs. The group on Monday said that the new warehouse will be around a million square feet, making it double the size of any of Lidl’s warehouses in the ...

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