Monday, 22 January 2018

Tag Archives: LONDON

John Tomlin who hurled acid over cousins admits attack

Resham Khan UK

LONDON: An acid attacker has admitted seriously injuring a model and her cousin by throwing the substance at them through a car window. Resham Khan and Jameel Muhktar suffered scars on their faces and bodies after the assault on Ms Khan’s 21st birthday in Beckton, east London. John Tomlin, 25, ...

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Sadiq Khan: I will meet Donald Trump when he comes to London

SADIQ KHAN

LONDON: Sadiq Khan says he is willing to meet Donald Trump when the US president visits the UK. The London mayor added he would be happy to show Mr Trump parts of the capital where people of different faiths and none “respect, celebrate and embrace” each other. He also described ...

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UK Couple Who Swapped Violent Messages Guilty of Attack Plot

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LONDON: A young husband and wife who traded phone messages about carrying out beheadings have been convicted of plotting an attack in Britain. A jury in London convicted Madihah Taheer on Thursday of preparing an act of terrorism. Her husband, Ummariyat Mirza, pleaded guilty to the same charge at an ...

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George H.W. Bush Acknowledges Groping Multiple Women

George H.W. Bush

NEW YORK: Former President George H.W. Bush has acknowledged touching multiple women inappropriately in what his spokesman called “patt[ing] women’s rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner.” Two women have reportedly accused the former president of groping them while posing for photographs with Bush in recent years. ...

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Poker legend loses battle over £7.7m winnings from London casino

Phil Ivey

LONDON: US poker legend Phil Ivey has lost his UK Supreme Court appeal against Genting Casino, relating to a £7.7 million ‘edge sorting – Punto Barco’ dispute at London’s Crockfords Mayfair Casino. Ivey representatives wished to overturn a 2014 UK Civil Court ruling against the poker player, which deemed that ...

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Drivers of the most polluting vehicles face an extra T-charge

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LONDON: Drivers of the most polluting vehicles face an extra daily charge for driving into central London under a scheme introduced that aims to improve air quality in one of Europe s most polluted cities. London Mayor Sadiq Khan claimed that with the rollout of the new weekday “toxicity charge” – ...

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Pak anti-corruption court indicts Sharif, daughter, son-in-law

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were indicted today by an anti-graft court in a corruption case related to the Avenfield property in London. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had registered three cases of corruption and money laundering against 67- year-old Sharif, his family members ...

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Swift shoots music video at London kebab shop

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LONDON: Taylor Swift filmed her latest music video outside a kebab shop in north London. The 27-year-old pop superstar was joined by 60 crew members, including extras and backing dancers, at the Kentish Delight takeaway in Kentish Town over the weekend to shoot the promo for her next single. The ...

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UK intelligence chief says terror threat is worst of career

UK SPECIAL FORCES

LONDON: Britain’s domestic intelligence chief warned during a rare public speech on Tuesday that the terrorist threat the country faced had accelerated at an alarming pace and was worse now than at any time in his 34-year career. MI5 Director General Andrew Parker said his agency, also known as the ...

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