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Tag Archives: LONDON

Man dies in triple stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station

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LONDON: A man has died and two others have been injured in a stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station. Police were called at 7.37pm on Monday to reports of an incident outside the Underground station, where 30 people were injured in a terror attack last month. One man died at ...

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Theresa May makes surprise Brussels trip amid Brexit deadlock

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LONDON: British Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the European Union’s biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and planned to call France’s Emmanuel ...

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Girl, 17, sexually assaulted three times by separate attackers

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LONDON: A teenage girl is believed to have been sexually assaulted on three separate occasions as she walked home from a night out in London. Police say the 17-year-old was repeatedly attacked over the course of an hour after she became separated from friends following a visit to a club ...

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ISI, RAW’s ex-chiefs urge Pakistan, India to re-start dialogue

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AS Dulat, former RAW chief (left), LSE academic Mukulika Banerjee (centre) and Ehsan-ul-Haq, former ISI chief (right), in London LONDON: Former spy chiefs of Pakistan and India have said that the diplomatic talks and communications between the two countries are essential and helpful for the national interest of both the countries. ...

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Natural History Museum crash: Car hits people in London

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LONDON: Several people have been injured after a car reportedly ploughed into people outside London’s Natural History Museum. Scotland Yard said that “a number of pedestrians have been injured” in an incident in Exhibition Road in South Kensington shortly after 2.20pm. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Officers are on scene, ...

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Map reveals dire extent of London’s toxic air

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LONDON: Air quality is dangerously poor in every London borough, with all 8.6 million people living in the capital exposed to toxic levels of pollution, a new map shows today. More than nine in ten Londoners live in areas where superfine PM2.5 particles exceed World Health Organization guidelines by more ...

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London joins Breathe Life Campaign

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LONDON: The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan signed London up to the Breath Life Campaign, joining the international movement of cities committed to tackle air pollution. The Breathe Life coalition is organised by WHO, UN Environment and Clean Climate and Clean Air Coalition aiming to mobilise cities and individuals ‘to ...

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Black cab driver admits harassing Jemima Khan

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LONDON: A black cab driver admitted to harassing Jemima Khan, the former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, by calling her more than 1,000 times and sending 203 messages. Hassan Mahhmood, 27, is said to have obtained the 43-year-old journalist and campaigner’s phone number when she booked a ...

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Maya Ali shares pictures of vacation in London, Glasgow

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GLASGOW: Pakistan’s star Maya Ali gave everyone travel goals by posting photos of her holidays in abroad. She visited London and Glasgow to enjoy her vacations in the best possible manner. Maya flaunted her diva avatar at Sherlock Holmes museum and was pictured roaming around the streets of London. As ...

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Uber defends business model at UK tribunal on worker rights

A man poses holding a smartphone showing the App for ride-sharing cab service Uber in London on October 28, 2016. 
Ride-sharing cab service Uber on October 28 lost a British tribunal case brought by drivers demanding basic workers' rights, in a decision that could affect thousands of workers. / AFP / DANIEL SORABJI        (Photo credit should read DANIEL SORABJI/AFP/Getty Images)

LONDON: Uber went to a British employment appeal tribunal on Wednesday to argue its drivers are self-employed, not workers entitled to a range of extra benefits, less than a week after the firm was told it would lose its London license. The U.S. ride-hailing service has faced regulatory and legal ...

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