Monday, 26 October 2020

Tag Archives: LONDON

George Clooney and wife Amal welcome twins

LONDON: Amal Clooney on Tuesday gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, the first children for the international human rights lawyer and her movie star spouse. “This morning Amal and George welcomed Ella and Alexander Clooney into their lives. Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine,” ...

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Taylor Swift house-hunting in London’s Chelsea area

LONDON: Taylor Swift is keen to buy a property in London’s affluent area of Chelsea after her relationship with her beau Joe Alwyn ramped up a notch. The ‘Shake It Off’ hitmaker has been spending considerably more time with her boyfriend Joe Alwyn in his native England over the past ...

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Sadiq Khan hits back at Trump, calls for cancelling his UK visit

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan hit back at US President Donald Trump on Monday. He called for cancelling the US president’s state visit to the UK. Trump renewed his criticism earlier on Monday of the London mayor’s handling of the aftermath of Saturday night’s terror attack. He accused Khan of making ...

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One London attacker of Pakistani origin: British police

LONDON: One of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge on Saturday night was previously investigated by British security services but had not been viewed as a serious threat, British police said on Monday. Khuram Shazad Butt, aged 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was ...

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Uber criticized for surge pricing after London terror attack

LONDON: Uber has been accused of taking too long to turn off its “surge pricing” feature after a deadly terror attack in the heart of London. App users complained that they were being charged inflated prices on Saturday night after a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge and three ...

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Terrorists respect neither life nor faith: Muslim Council of Britain

LONDON: The Muslim Council of Britain has condemned the terror attack in London which killed seven people and wounded dozens, saying the militants respect neither life or faith. Harun Khan, secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, said he was appalled and angered by the attacks at London Bridge ...

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Sadiq Khan asks Muslims to pray for Manchester victims in Ramadan

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has asked London’s Muslim community to pray during Ramadan for those affected by the “appalling and cowardly” attack on Manchester Arena. In a video statement to mark the beginning of Islam’s holy month, Mr Khan wished Muslims in London and elsewhere a “peaceful and blessed” Ramadan, ...

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Uber granted 4 month licence to continue in London

LONDON: Car hire service Uber has been issued a four-month operator licence to continue working in London. The firm, which allows users to book a car on a smartphone app, was granted a five-year private hire licence to operate in the capital in 2012. Transport for London (TfL) said the ...

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London’s Chelsea Flower Show

LONDON: A secret garden and model erupting volcano are among the main attractions of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, Britain’s premier gardening show which is enticing royalty and celebrities alike this week. Queen Elizabeth is expected to visit the show in Chelsea, a prosperous area of central London, on Monday, ...

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