Sunday, 18 March 2018

Tag Archives: LONDON

Lord Mayor of London visits Pakistan to boost trade ties

Andrew Parmley

LONDON: The Lord Mayor of London Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, recently visited Pakistan to strengthen trade links between London and Islamabad. Dr Parmley, met business and government leaders in Karachi and Islamabad, and discussed discussing how London can work more closely with Pakistan as it develops an international presence in ...

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London’s Mayor Khan to tell US envoy: travel ban cruel, prejudiced

sadiq khan

LONDON: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will tell the top U.S. diplomat in Britain on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from a list of Muslim nations is prejudiced and will hurt rather than improve U.S. security. Mr. Khan, Britain’s most prominent Muslim politician, will make ...

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Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton race for charity

LONDON: Never ones to shy away from a good old fashioned family activity, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Prince William took part in a 100 metre relay sprint on Monday. Part of a training day for runners taking part in the London Marathon, the royals donned their best athletic shoes ...

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Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham

David Beckham

LONDON: David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood. The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would ...

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British Pakistani lawyer turns to wrestling

LONDON: A British Pakistani law graduate has turned his back on the legal profession to pursue his passion of becoming a full-time wrestler. Malik Hashim Waseem, trained as a lawyer from a London university has devoted himself to becoming a world-class wrestler to make both Pakistan and Britain proud. “I ...

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UK Home Secretary to look into MQM related police inquiries


BRADFORD: British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has promised that she will “look into” the various matters surrounding the investigations related to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Britain and will provide answers. The Home Secretary made this promise during a meeting of the Home Affairs Select Committee while answering questions ...

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Trump appeal against Seattle judge’s travel ban ruling


LONDON: The US justice department has filed a court motion against the suspension of President Trump’s travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim nations. The move seeks to reverse Friday’s ruling by a federal judge in Washington state. Visa holders from the affected nations have been scrambling to get ...

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‘Don’t let this slip,’ Conte tells Chelsea


LONDON: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte promised to keep a close eye on his players’ concentration levels after they tightened their grip on the Premier League title race by beating Arsenal. Goals from Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas gave Chelsea a 3-1 win on Saturday that left them 12 ...

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