Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

Dating fraud in UK reported ‘once every three hours’

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LONDON: Around seven reports of dating fraud on average are received every day by Action Fraud, the national fraud reporting service, equating to around one every three hours. Typically, victims will make their first transfer of money to the fraudster within a month of contact. The average victim of dating ...

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Zayn Malik defends Gigi after ‘racist’ Snapchat video

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LONDON: Zayn Malik has defended his girlfriend Gigi Hadid in a single tweet after her sister Bella posted a Snapchat video of her. In it, Gigi holds up a Buddha-shaped cookie, squints her eyes and smiles. Bella has since deleted it after fans called the model racist against Asians. But ...

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‘Become a suicide bomber’ Mysterious posters spring up across London

LONDON: Mysterious posters inscribed with a message ‘Become a Suicide Bomber’ put up across London attributing them with the Royal Navy has sparked fury. At first glance it appears to be what it called “unusually-worded recruitment advertisements for the Royal Navy…”  The posters read, “become a suicide bomber” and features ...

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Lord Mayor of London visits Pakistan to boost trade ties

Andrew Parmley

LONDON: The Lord Mayor of London Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, recently visited Pakistan to strengthen trade links between London and Islamabad. Dr Parmley, met business and government leaders in Karachi and Islamabad, and discussed discussing how London can work more closely with Pakistan as it develops an international presence in ...

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London’s Mayor Khan to tell US envoy: travel ban cruel, prejudiced

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LONDON: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will tell the top U.S. diplomat in Britain on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from a list of Muslim nations is prejudiced and will hurt rather than improve U.S. security. Mr. Khan, Britain’s most prominent Muslim politician, will make ...

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Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton race for charity

LONDON: Never ones to shy away from a good old fashioned family activity, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Prince William took part in a 100 metre relay sprint on Monday. Part of a training day for runners taking part in the London Marathon, the royals donned their best athletic shoes ...

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Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham

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LONDON: David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood. The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would ...

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