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Tag Archives: LONDON

Giant rabbit dies mysteriously on board United Airlines flight

  LONDON: A 3-foot-long giant rabbit died at a United Airlines pet holding facility in Chicago following a flight from London, in another embarrassment for the airline as it struggles with a global backlash this month over a passenger dragged from his seat. The 10-month-old Continental Giant breed rabbit named ...

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Uber could face higher licence fees in London under new proposals

LONDON: Taxi app Uber could face an increase in operator licence fees in London under proposed changes by the city’s transport authority, the latest in a series of moves by regulators to rein in a firm that has disrupted the traditional taxi industry. Transport for London (TfL) launched a consultation ...

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PIA to start daily Karachi-London flights

LONDON: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) will provide passengers with an option of daily flights between Karachi and London from April 25, 2017. Two of these flights, on Wednesdays and Sundays, would be operated directly, while on other days convenient connections within two to three hours would be provided to Lahore ...

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Panama Papers verdict: SC establishes JIT to probe evidence

LONDON: Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued orders to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the Panama Papers evidence, and asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and sons Hassan and Hussain to appear before it. The five-judge bench, featuring Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Ejaz Afzal ...

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Police hunt Ferne McCann’s boyfriend after nightclub acid attack

LONDON: Police are searching for the boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann over an acid attack in a London nightclub on Monday morning which left 20 people with burns. Detectives have warned the public not to approach Arthur Collins, 25, and have released two photographs of him, including one ...

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London stocks plunge as May calls snap UK election

LONDON stocks plunged, dragging Europe lower after Britain called a snap general election, fuelling political uncertainty ahead of Brexit but also a tight presidential race in France. Indices were hit also by falling metals prices, traders said, as investors returned to their desks after a four-day Easter break. At the ...

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Three teens charged with murder of Syed Islam in east London

LONDON: Three teens have been charged with the murder of a 20-year-old Syed Jamanoor Islam who was stabbed to death in east London. Syed died in hospital after an “altercation” with a group while with friends in Mile End, east London, at around 4.45pm on Tuesday 11 April. Nayeem Chowdhury, ...

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At least 12 burned by noxious substance at London bar

LONDON: At least 12 people have suffered burns from a suspected “noxious substance” inside a London nightclub. Emergency services – including a hazardous area response team – were sent to a venue in Dalston in the early hours of Monday morning. The London Ambulance Service (LAS) said it had taken ...

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