Friday, 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

Pakistani subjected to acid attack in London

LONDON: A British-Pakistani man was attacked by a gang of white supremacists, who subjected him to an acid attack, on Thursday. According to details, fourteen white supremacists subjected a Pakistani pizza shop owner named Imran to an acid attack in East London’s Barking area. The gang of fourteen men threw ...

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British PM may visit Pakistan next year

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said she was looking forward to visiting Pakistan in the first half of 2017. The British Prime Minister expressed these views as she walked into a meeting of Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan with National Security Adviser Sir MarkLyall Grant ...

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London flats bought thru Qatari investments: Sharifs

ISLAMABAD – The Sharif family yesterday, during the hearing of Panama leaks case, submitted documentary evidence with a letter from a Qatari prince before the Supreme Court as being ‘legitimate’ owners of their London flats, claiming the property in question was purchased with the proceeds of real estate investments in ...

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Kensington Palace announces details of Princess Diana fashion exhibition

LONDON: Kensington Palace has released details of an upcoming exhibition that will focus on the style of Princess Diana. Diana: My Fashion Story will open in February, marking 20 years since the princess’ tragic death. “The exhibition will bring together an extraordinary collection of garments, ranging from the glamorous evening ...

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European equities push higher

LONDON: Europe’s main stock markets pushed higher on Tuesday as investors reacted to a surprise dip in British inflation and shrugged off slower-than-expected German economic growth. Meanwhile, on Wall Street the Dow pulled off a record close after six-day winning streak as US markets continued to adjust following last week’s ...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange questioned by prosecutors

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being questioned by prosecutors on Monday at the Ecuadoran embassy in London in the latest twist in the long-running legal battle over a rape allegation against him. Swedish prosecutor Ingrid Isgren, who will be present while Assange is questioned by an Ecuadoran prosecutor, entered ...

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Victoria Beckham wants to manage son’s career

LONDON:  Victoria Beckham is keen to use her experience in the music industry to manager her son Cruz’s pop career but her husband David is keen for Scooter Braun to take on the role. The former Spice Girls singer is keen to ensure 11-year-old Cruz Beckham doesn’t fall victim to ...

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State of emergency likely to be extended, says French PM

LONDON: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that the country’s state of emergency, imposed after last year’s Paris attacks, will likely be extended as France gears up for presidential elections. “It is difficult today to end the state of emergency,” Valls told media as France marked exactly one year since ...

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RBS chairman calls for transitional Brexit deal for banks

LONDON: The chairman of RBS, Sir Howard Davies, has backed calls for a transitional deal with Europe when Britain leaves the union, warning of the risk to banks if they swiftly lost access to the single market and passporting rights. “I think it is damaging if we don’t get a ...

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