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Tube strike is completely unnecessary: Sadiq Khan

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said he wanted to continue talking to the unions, but he made no new offers on staffing. He said: “I accept the argument that we need more staff on the London Underground. Already we have created 200 new posts and want to carry on ...

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UK will have ‘control over borders’ after Brexit: PM May

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May insisted on Sunday that Britain will have “control over our borders” after Brexit, suggesting she would be prepared to quit Europe’s trading zone to achieve it. “The referendum vote was a vote for us to… bring control into our immigration system. I’m clear that is ...

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Queen Elizabeth Attends Church With Prince Philip After Recovering

LONDON: Welcome back, Your Highness! Queen Elizabeth made her first public appearance in a month on Sunday, attending church at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham. The 90-year-old monarch stunned in a royal blue suit and matching hat, pairing the look with short black heels. She drove up to the ...

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British Pakistani Appointed European Conservatives Advisors

LONDON: Two Prominent British businessmen of Pakistani origin have been appointed as Senior Policy Advisers to influential European Conservatives. Saqib Bhatti and Aftab Chughtai MBE, both from Birmingham, have been appointed as Senior Policy advisers to the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE) in an attempt to reach ...

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PML-N representative attacked in London

LONDON: President PML-N (UK) Zubair Gull was attacked on Friday at his residence. His brother Ejaz Gull informed that earlier in the morning a woman approached their home and asked if Zubair Gul was home, she left after the confirmation, later two masked attackers entered his house and severely beat ...

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Sir Tim Barrow: UK’s new ambassador to EU ‘tough negotiator’

LONDON: Senior diplomat Sir Tim Barrow has been appointed the UK’s new ambassador to the EU, replacing Sir Ivan Rogers. Downing Street described the former ambassador to Russia, who will now play a key role in the UK’s Brexit talks, as a “seasoned and tough negotiator”. Sir Ivan, whose exit ...

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British PM defends aid programme for Pakistan

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has been forced to defend the practice of handing British taxpayers’ cash to people in Pakistan after it was described as “exporting the dole” by a senior Tory MP. Nigel Evans called for a review of the programme, but No10 said the controversial scheme ...

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Britain’s EU envoy resigns months before Brexit talks

LONDON: Britain’s ambassador to the European Union, who sometimes clashed with London over its approach to Europe, abruptly resigned less than three months before Prime Minister Theresa May is due to trigger formal ‘Brexit’ negotiations. Ivan Rogers, Britain’s envoy to the EU, told staff on Tuesday that he would step ...

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British woman in labour pain goes live on Facebook

LONDON: A woman in the UK has live streamed her labour on Facebook to over two lakh strangers to show pregnant women that giving birth is not like the one shown in movies. Sarah-Jayne Ljungstrom, 35, an ad-agency director from London, started broadcasting soon after her waters broke while eating ...

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Banks could start revealing their Brexit plans as early as next month

LONDON: Banks may update investors on whether they intend to move operations out of London as soon as next month. UK-based lenders are finalising Brexit contingency plans to decide how much of their business they need to shift oversees to maintain relationships with international clients. Banks could start making announcements as ...

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