Saturday, 23 June 2018

Tag Archives: LONDON

Sajid Javid hits back at business rates ‘scaremongering’

LONDON: “Unscrupulous” companies have been accused of trying to scare business owners into thinking their taxes will rise in order to make a profit. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said “scaremongering” rating agents are manufacturing reports about business rates going up while “cynically” promising to help firms win an appeal against ...

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Adele banked over £500k each night of tour

LONDON: Adele made more than £500,000 each night of her world tour. The 28-year-old singer performed 107 dates in countries around Europe and America between February and December 2016. And According to new accounts filed for Adele’s firm Remedy Touring obtained by The Sun newspaper, the singer’s company – of ...

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Nasir Jamshed arrested in London alongside bookie over fixing probe

LONDON: Pakistan left-handed opener Nasir Jamshed was arrested on Tuesday by Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) alongside a bookie named Mohammad Yousuf. According to the representative of the NCA, Jamshed and Yousuf have been released on bail and asked to report to the agency in April. “Two men in their ...

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Dating fraud in UK reported ‘once every three hours’

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LONDON: Around seven reports of dating fraud on average are received every day by Action Fraud, the national fraud reporting service, equating to around one every three hours. Typically, victims will make their first transfer of money to the fraudster within a month of contact. The average victim of dating ...

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Zayn Malik defends Gigi after ‘racist’ Snapchat video

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LONDON: Zayn Malik has defended his girlfriend Gigi Hadid in a single tweet after her sister Bella posted a Snapchat video of her. In it, Gigi holds up a Buddha-shaped cookie, squints her eyes and smiles. Bella has since deleted it after fans called the model racist against Asians. But ...

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‘Become a suicide bomber’ Mysterious posters spring up across London

LONDON: Mysterious posters inscribed with a message ‘Become a Suicide Bomber’ put up across London attributing them with the Royal Navy has sparked fury. At first glance it appears to be what it called “unusually-worded recruitment advertisements for the Royal Navy…”  The posters read, “become a suicide bomber” and features ...

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