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Tag Archives: LONDON

Sadiq Khan hits back at Trump, calls for cancelling his UK visit

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LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan hit back at US President Donald Trump on Monday. He called for cancelling the US president’s state visit to the UK. Trump renewed his criticism earlier on Monday of the London mayor’s handling of the aftermath of Saturday night’s terror attack. He accused Khan of making ...

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One London attacker of Pakistani origin: British police

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LONDON: One of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge on Saturday night was previously investigated by British security services but had not been viewed as a serious threat, British police said on Monday. Khuram Shazad Butt, aged 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was ...

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Uber criticized for surge pricing after London terror attack

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LONDON: Uber has been accused of taking too long to turn off its “surge pricing” feature after a deadly terror attack in the heart of London. App users complained that they were being charged inflated prices on Saturday night after a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge and three ...

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Terrorists respect neither life nor faith: Muslim Council of Britain

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LONDON: The Muslim Council of Britain has condemned the terror attack in London which killed seven people and wounded dozens, saying the militants respect neither life or faith. Harun Khan, secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, said he was appalled and angered by the attacks at London Bridge ...

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Sadiq Khan asks Muslims to pray for Manchester victims in Ramadan

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LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has asked London’s Muslim community to pray during Ramadan for those affected by the “appalling and cowardly” attack on Manchester Arena. In a video statement to mark the beginning of Islam’s holy month, Mr Khan wished Muslims in London and elsewhere a “peaceful and blessed” Ramadan, ...

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Uber granted 4 month licence to continue in London

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LONDON: Car hire service Uber has been issued a four-month operator licence to continue working in London. The firm, which allows users to book a car on a smartphone app, was granted a five-year private hire licence to operate in the capital in 2012. Transport for London (TfL) said the ...

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London’s Chelsea Flower Show

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (C), talks to an exhibitor (R) as she visits the Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain on May 22, 2017.  REUTERS/Ben Stansall/Pool

LONDON: A secret garden and model erupting volcano are among the main attractions of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, Britain’s premier gardening show which is enticing royalty and celebrities alike this week. Queen Elizabeth is expected to visit the show in Chelsea, a prosperous area of central London, on Monday, ...

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Failure not our option, EU says as Brexit plan set

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LONDON: Failure to strike a deal that ushers Britain out of the European Union in an orderly way is not an option Brussels wants to consider, its chief negotiator said on Monday as the EU gave a final green light for him to launch talks next month. Britain’s Brexit Secretary ...

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Britain’s Young Muslim Men as They Want to Be Seen

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LONDON: Mahtab Hussain, a British artist of Pakistani descent, had grown tired of the simplistic narratives that portrayed Muslims as either refugees or terrorists. While in art school, and later at the National Portrait Gallery in London, he was irked that no one had done any projects about Asians and ...

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Pakistan team leave for London ahead of ICC Champions Trophy

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LONDON: Pakistani cricket players left for London to participate in upcoming ICC Champions Trophy tournament. Seven players including Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Umar Akmal, Fakhar Zaman Muhammad Hafeez and Faheem Ashraf flew from Lahore today. Other players along Captain Sarfraz Ahmad flew from West Indies to London while ...

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