Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

British Pakistani lawyer turns to wrestling

LONDON: A British Pakistani law graduate has turned his back on the legal profession to pursue his passion of becoming a full-time wrestler. Malik Hashim Waseem, trained as a lawyer from a London university has devoted himself to becoming a world-class wrestler to make both Pakistan and Britain proud. “I ...

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UK Home Secretary to look into MQM related police inquiries

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BRADFORD: British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has promised that she will “look into” the various matters surrounding the investigations related to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Britain and will provide answers. The Home Secretary made this promise during a meeting of the Home Affairs Select Committee while answering questions ...

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Trump appeal against Seattle judge’s travel ban ruling

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LONDON: The US justice department has filed a court motion against the suspension of President Trump’s travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim nations. The move seeks to reverse Friday’s ruling by a federal judge in Washington state. Visa holders from the affected nations have been scrambling to get ...

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‘Don’t let this slip,’ Conte tells Chelsea

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LONDON: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte promised to keep a close eye on his players’ concentration levels after they tightened their grip on the Premier League title race by beating Arsenal. Goals from Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas gave Chelsea a 3-1 win on Saturday that left them 12 ...

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Iranian Icon Stuck In London Due To Trump’s Ban

LONDON: Iranian singer, actress and cultural icon Googoosh is reportedly stuck in London after being advised by her lawyers not to travel to the United States as planned. According to media reports, the singer was advised by her lawyers against returning to the U.S for a planned concert in February. ...

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Five top-flight clubs caught up in UK soccer abuse scandal – police

LONDON: Five English Premier League and three Championship (second tier) soccer clubs are being investigated in relation to allegations of widespread historical child sex abuse in the sport dating back to the 1970s, British police said on Monday. The Metropolitan Police Service, who confirmed last month that it had launched ...

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US border staff checked my phone for political views – BBC man

LONDON: A British journalist has said he was detained for two hours and subjected to invasive checks at the US border by officials imposing Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. British citizen Ali Hamedani, who was born in Iran, said he was forced to hand over his phone and its password ...

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Suspect hunted over ‘despicable’ sex attacks on London buses

LONDON: Detectives have released images of a suspect they are hunting over a string of “despicable” sex attacks on girls and young women on buses. At least six people have made complaints about a man matching the same description on buses in Lewisham and Southwark, southeast London. But the Metropolitan ...

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Princess Diana statue to mark 20 years since car crash death

LONDON: The sons of the late Princess Diana plan to build a statue to mark the 20th anniversary of her death in a Paris car crash in 1997. Princes William and Harry have commissioned the statue, which will be paid for with private funds and erected in the public gardens ...

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