Monday, 26 October 2020

Tag Archives: LONDON

Indian Manipur separatists announce exiled government in UK

LONDON: Dissident political leaders from the Indian state of Manipur said they were unilaterally declaring independence from India and forming a government-in-exile in Britain. The former princely state became part of India in 1949, two years after the country won independence from Britain, but has since seen decades-long violent separatist ...

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Two held for human trafficking over London truck deaths

LONDON: The police investigating the deaths of 39 people in a truck near London said they had arrested a man and a woman on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking amid signs that some of the dead may be Vietnamese. As forensic experts began the process of identifying the victims, ...

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British Indian MPs call for ban on London’s Kashmir march

LONDON: British parliamentarians of Indian origin have come in the open to demand the banning of an upcoming Kashmir demonstration on October 27 in London. The Indian lobbies in the UK have urged the British authorities to stop the protest march organised by the Kashmir’s across the UK to be ...

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Dubai ruler and princess set for legal battle in London next month

LONDON: Jordanian Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the estranged wife of Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, appeared at the High Court in London on Tuesday in the latest round of a battle over the welfare of their two children. At a preliminary hearing in July, she had asked the ...

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Kate Middleton flaunts Pakistan made £6 earrings

LONDON: The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wore inexpensive earrings by a Pakistani brand as she stepped out with Prince William to visit the Aga Khan Centre in London. It seems like Pakistani brands have reached the royals even before the royals reached the country for their official visit, which ...

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London police and Facebook move to stop live terror streaming

LONDON police and Facebook said on Tuesday they plan to share resources to stop the live streaming of terrorist attacks like that in Christchurch, New Zealand, earlier this year. The Metropolitan Police will share video of its firearms officers training with Facebook to help the company develop technology to identify ...

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Uber’s London licence extended for only two months

LONDON: London’s transport authority said it had granted Uber an extension, but only for two months awaiting evidence that the ride-hailing service was meeting new demands regarding passenger safety. Transport for London (TfL) could have granted the American giant a five-year licence following expiry of a 15-month agreement. “Uber London ...

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Junoon dedicates UK concerts to Kashmir

LONDON: -The iconic Sufi rock band Junoon is preparing for another tour on August 25 and August 26, scheduling two back-to-back concerts in the UK. The first concert, entitled The Comeback Tour, will be held at the SSE Arena in Wembley, a town in North West London, while the other ...

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Man stabbed near British government offices in London

LONDON: A man was stabbed near British government offices in central London, police said, adding the incident was not thought to be terrorism-related. Police said they were called to Marsham Street where the Home Office (interior ministry) is located after a report of a man armed with a knife. They ...

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