Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

Resham Khan makes remarkable recovery after acid attack

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You probably would have seen photos of aspiring model Resham khan who survived an acid attack in June this year in London and pictures of the incident went terribly viral on the internet. While her 37-year-old cousin went through an induced coma and is still recovering, Khan got severe scars ...

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The High Commissioner calls on the Mayor of London

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LONDON:  H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK called on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at his office, City Hall. Welcoming the High Commissioner at his office, the Mayor of London stated that the connection between London and Pakistan is as strong as ever. He said London ...

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Boy, 14, dies after double shooting in east London

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LONDON: A schoolboy who was left fighting for his life after a shooting in east London has died. Corey Junior Davis, 14, died in hospital on Tuesday night, a day after he was shot in the head with a shotgun in Forest Gate. He and his friend were attacked in Moore ...

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Woman charged with fraud over Grenfell Tower fire

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A woman has been charged with fraudulently claiming support provided to Grenfell fire survivors. Joyce Msokeri, from Sutton in south London, is charged with six counts of fraud, said the Metropolitan Police. The 46-year-old suspect was arrested on 25 July and is due to appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ ...

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Sadiq Khan wants to increase council tax on empty mansions

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LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging the government to give London boroughs the power to hike council tax on empty mansions. The London mayor commissioned research into the extent of foreign home ownership in the capital last year, and the findings revealed that the number of empty homes was low, ...

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London mayor urged to promote factory-made houses

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LONDON: The London Assembly planning committee wants mayor of London Sadiq Khan to take the lead in easing the way for developers to use system building techniques to mass-produce offsite manufactured homes (OSM) more quickly and cheaply than using traditional construction methods. A report1 published today by the committee says ...

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LONDON: Ahsan Khan to play the eternal romantic Ranjha

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LONDON: If there’s one Pakistani actor who is has piqued the interest of every TV and film director in town, it has to be Ahsan Khan. Although Khan has been around for more than a decade – during which he did some forgettable plays and films – this talented half-British-half-Pakistani ...

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London station evacuated briefly after small explosion

LONDON: British police evacuated London’s Euston station on Tuesday after a small explosion, most probably caused by an e-cigarette in a bag, prompted a lock-down and sent dozens of armed officers racing to the scene. Britain is on high alert after a series of militant attacks in London and Manchester ...

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Met reopens Naji Hussain al-Ali murder case

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LONDON: British police have launched a fresh appeal for information on the murder of a famous Palestinian political cartoonist in London 30 years ago, hoping someone might feel more able to speak up three decades later. Naji Salim Hussain al-Ali, who received a number of death threats for his cartoons ...

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