Thursday, 19 April 2018

Tag Archives: LONDON

London Metal Exchange chief Garry Jones resigns

LONDON Metal Exchange (LME) Chief Executive Garry Jones is stepping down just over three years after being appointed to run the world’s largest and oldest metals market, parent company Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) said on Monday. Jones is retiring from all his positions within the HKEX Group, ...

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UK govt accused of covering up ‘failed nuclear missile test’

LONDON: The British government was accused of covering up a failed test of its nuclear weapons deterrent last year, just weeks before lawmakers voted to renew the system. Prime Minister Theresa May refused to say whether she knew about the reported malfunction of an unarmed missile when she urged MPs ...

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Freezing fog to hit London next week, Met Office warns

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LONDON: Freezing fog could hit London as the cold weather continues into next week, the Met Office has warned. West and north London are most likely to be affected by adverse conditions, with the fog struggling to clear during the day in cold areas. It could create potentially hazardous driving ...

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Barclays: London will still be the ‘financial lungs’ of Europe

LONDON: The City of London will still be the ‘financial lungs’ of Europe after Brexit, Barclays chief executive Jes Staley has said. In separate remarks, the bank’s chairman John McFarlane also said the UK government supported a three year transition deal on the Brexit deal. The Barclays chiefs were both ...

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Thousands of women march on London against Trump

LONDON: Wearing pink, pointy-eared ‘pussyhats’ to mock the new president, throngs of women descended on the US capital and other cities around the globe on Saturday for marches and demonstrations aimed at showing Donald Trump they won’t be silent over the next four years. They carried signs with messages such ...

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Theresa May: UK will be a global leader on trade

LONDON: Theresa May has told leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the UK will be a “world leader” on trade. But the prime minister also warned that inequality blamed on globalisation was aiding the “politics of division”. Her speech to business leaders and politicians in Switzerland comes ...

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EE mobile firm fined £2.7m for overcharging customers

LONDON: Mobile operator EE has been fined £2.7m by the telecoms regulator, Ofcom, for overcharging tens of thousands of customers. The watchdog found that the UK’s biggest mobile network broke a billing rule on two occasions. Users who called its 150 customer services number while roaming within the EU were ...

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London on alert over toxic smog warning

LONDON was put on alert for a public health emergency today over toxic air pollution.  Sadiq Khan, the London Mayor, said air pollution could rise to ‘moderate’ in more than half of the capital’s 32 boroughs as he issued the warnings for the next three days.  Central London will be worst ...

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British MPs to discuss Kashmir issue on Thursday

LONDON: The British house of common will discussed the violations of human rights in occupied Kashmir on Thursday. Member of house of lords, Lord Nazir said that Kashmir issue would be highlighted in the proper way. He said that the debate in house of common would be very important. He ...

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Rolls-Royce to pay £671m to settle bribery probes

LONDON: Rolls-Royce has reached a deal to pay £671m to regulators around the world to settle allegations of bribery and corruption, including the largest UK fine ever imposed on a company for criminal conduct. The UK’s flagship engineering company has been under investigation in the US and UK for alleged ...

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