Monday, 26 October 2020

Tag Archives: LONDON

Trump in new attack on London’s mayor Khan

LONDON: US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of Islamophobia and once called migrants “cockroaches”. Trump attached his latest denunciation of the mayor to a retweet by Katie Hopkins about crime in “Khan’s ...

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Kareena, Karisma and kids send love from London

BOLLYWOOD: Karsima Kapoor and her kids Samiera and Kiaan Raj have joined Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and their son Taimur in London for the summer break. The Kapoor sisters, along with their children, sent a whole lot of love from the British capital and posted a frame-worthy picture on ...

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Egypt asks UK to halt auction of Tutankhamun sculpture

The Egyptian embassy in London requested that Britain prevent the planned sale by Christie’s of an ancient sculpture representing King Tutankhamun’s head and return it to Egypt, the foreign ministry said. “The Egyptian embassy in London requested the British foreign affairs ministry and the auction hall to stop the sale,” ...

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Lesbian couple beaten up in London for refusing to kiss

LONDON: Two women were punched and robbed in what police on Friday called a disgusting homophobic assault on a London bus, after one of the victims said their attackers tried to force them to kiss each other. The incident took place in the early hours of May 30 after the ...

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Julian Assange: Sweden reopens rape investigation

SWEDEN: Swedish prosecutors have reopened an investigation into a rape allegation made against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange in 2010. The inquiry has been revived at the request of the alleged victim’s lawyer. Assange, who denies the accusation, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the ...

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Mexican wrestling star dies in front of stunned crowd in London

LONDON: The wrestler, whose real name is César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón, collapsed to the floor after being kicked by his opponent during a bout, the Camden New Journal reported. According to eyewitnesses, after Silver King collapsed, the referee turned him over and counted out, while his opponent, ex-WWE star Juventud ‘The Juice’ Guerrera, celebrated the victory. As soon ...

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Pompeo warns UK over China 5G network role

LONDON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Britain on Wednesday that allowing China a role in its 5G network risked undermining the historic allies’ intelligence sharing, during a visit to London that also highlighted their differences on Iran. Following talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Jeremy ...

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Emilia Clarke to star in ‘Let Me Count The Ways’

HOLLYWOOD: Emilia Clarke is set to star in ‘Let Me Count The Ways’. The 32-year-old actress – who is best known for portraying Daenerys Targaryen in the hit HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ – will play real life poet Elizabeth Barrett in Bjorn Runge’s upcoming English-language love story for ‘The ...

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David Beckham can’t drive for the next six months

David Beckham

LONDON: Former England football star David Beckham has been banned from driving for six months after he was caught using his mobile phone behind the wheel. The 44-year-old had previously admitted the offence after being spotted by a member of the public as he drove his Bentley in London on ...

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Julian Assange arrested in London

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s nearly seven-year stay at Ecuador’s embassy in London came to an abrupt end on Thursday when police entered the building and arrested him after Ecuador withdrew his asylum. Assange has been living at the embassy in London’s plush Knightsbridge district since 2012 when he sought ...

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