Monday, 15 October 2018

Tag Archives: LONDON

The Queen makes surprise visit to London Fashion Week

QUEEEN LONDON FASHION WEEK

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn’s runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, as she visits London Fashion Week’s BFC Show Space in central London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/Pool photo via ...

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Uber UK set up 24-hour hotline

LONDON: Uber continues to run up against various regulatory problems in different parts of the world, including London, where it’s been battling to stay operating under pressure from taxi driver groups and Transport for London. Now, it’s promising to make some changes to its service in the UK. “We recognise ...

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Grenfell Tower Fraudster jailed for 21 months

LONDON: In June 2017 a fire broke out in Grenfell Tower, a 23-story apartment block in London, rapidly turning into an inferno which killed 70 people and an unborn baby. In the chaos one man lied to the authorities, claiming his wife and son had died in the blaze. Anh ...

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Jeremy London arrested on domestic violence charge

LONDON: Authorities say “Mallrats” and “7th Heaven” actor Jeremy London has been arrested in Mississippi and charged with domestic violence. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Marcia Hill tells the Sun Herald that London was arrested following a fight with his wife, Juliet London. London was released from custody Friday night on a ...

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London Stadium to host new athletics World Cup

London Stadium

LONDON: A new World Cup event, featuring eight of top athletics nations is to take place in London this year, British Athletics said. Britain and the U.S. are to take part along with South Africa, Poland, France, China, Germany and Jamaica in the inaugural competition, scheduled for July 14 to ...

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London mosque attacker jailed for at least 43 years

LONDON: A Briton who deliberately drove a van into a group of worshippers near a London mosque, killing one man, was on Friday (Feb 2) sentenced to life in prison with a minimum 43-year term. Darren Osborne, 48, from the Welsh capital Cardiff, was found guilty of murdering 51-year-old Makram ...

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London Mayor Khan invest for homeless Londoners

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that he will invest £15 million in a new scheme that aims to purchase up to 330 properties to be made available for Londoners who have been, or are at risk of becoming homeless. The plan is to buy properties that are ...

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Madonna hits studio in London

LONDON: Madonna has been busy recording new music in a London studio . The Queen of Pop – whose last LP was 2015’s ‘Rebel Heart’ – was spotted leaving the recording space in the British Capital on Wednesday, and she also posted a photograph of herself singing into a microphone, ...

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China Escalates Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading

LONDON: China is escalating its clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, according to people familiar with the matter. While authorities banned cryptocurrency exchanges last year, they’ve recently noted an uptick in activity on alternative venues. The government plans to block domestic access ...

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