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Tag Archives: LONDON

Three teens charged with murder of Syed Islam in east London

Syed Jamanoor Islam

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

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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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Teenage girl charged with ISIS related terror offences in London

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LONDON: A 17-year-old girl has been charged with terrorism offences, the Metropolitan Police Force has said. She is accused of communicating with a person in so-called Islamic State, possessing a flight booking to Istanbul with the intention to travel to Syria, and self-radicalising. The offences allegedly occurred between 1 January ...

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First UK-China train to depart today, passing through 7 nations

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LONDON: The first rail freight service from the United Kingdom (UK) to China will reportedly depart on a 7500-mile long journey by passing through seven nations. The train with 30 containers carrying British goods will depart from Essex today for China. The goods include whiskey, soft drinks, vitamins and other ...

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London finance chief upbeat after Brexit trigger

Mark Boleat

LONDON: The outlook for London’s financial sector has improved since Brexit was triggered, insists the man charged with its policy, even as banks remain set to move some jobs abroad. Mark Boleat, who spoke after British Prime Minister Theresa May activated the process for Britain’s EU exit, nevertheless urged speedy ...

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Nasir Jamshed’s lawyer met PCB official in London: Sources

Nasir Jamshed

LONDON: Pakistan test batsman Nasir Jamshed has been in touch with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials through his lawyer, informed sources. According to the source who is privy to developments related to the case, a top PCB official arrived in London three days ago and met the lawyer of Nasir ...

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2 drunk British Indians harass Air hostess on flight, arrested

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LONDON: Two inebriated British nationals of Indian origin were arrested for allegedly harassing a 28-year-old air hostess on an Air India flight from London to Delhi. After a complaint was filed, both the accused, who are real estate agents were arrested and later got bail, police said. In a statement, ...

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Daniel Craig back as James Bond

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LONDON: Daniel Craig is ready to sign on to return as fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond, say reports. Multiple sources told that Bond franchise producer Barbara Broccoli has “just about persuaded Daniel Craig to do one more Bond movie”. This comes after Broccoli produced his hit off-Broadway production ...

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British-Pakistani gets £1million for creating smartphone app

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LONDON: British-Pakistani youngster Yasir Khattak has scored an investment of £1million for a project he built in school. Yasir, 21, made a switch and socket in his school days which can be turned on and off through a smartphone app. The smart application can also calculate the amount of electricity ...

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