Monday, 24 July 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

PIA to start daily Karachi-London flights

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LONDON: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) will provide passengers with an option of daily flights between Karachi and London from April 25, 2017. Two of these flights, on Wednesdays and Sundays, would be operated directly, while on other days convenient connections within two to three hours would be provided to Lahore ...

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Panama Papers verdict: SC establishes JIT to probe evidence

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LONDON: Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued orders to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the Panama Papers evidence, and asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and sons Hassan and Hussain to appear before it. The five-judge bench, featuring Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Ejaz Afzal ...

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Police hunt Ferne McCann’s boyfriend after nightclub acid attack

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LONDON: Police are searching for the boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann over an acid attack in a London nightclub on Monday morning which left 20 people with burns. Detectives have warned the public not to approach Arthur Collins, 25, and have released two photographs of him, including one ...

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London stocks plunge as May calls snap UK election

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LONDON stocks plunged, dragging Europe lower after Britain called a snap general election, fuelling political uncertainty ahead of Brexit but also a tight presidential race in France. Indices were hit also by falling metals prices, traders said, as investors returned to their desks after a four-day Easter break. At the ...

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Three teens charged with murder of Syed Islam in east London

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LONDON: Three teens have been charged with the murder of a 20-year-old Syed Jamanoor Islam who was stabbed to death in east London. Syed died in hospital after an “altercation” with a group while with friends in Mile End, east London, at around 4.45pm on Tuesday 11 April. Nayeem Chowdhury, ...

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At least 12 burned by noxious substance at London bar

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LONDON: At least 12 people have suffered burns from a suspected “noxious substance” inside a London nightclub. Emergency services – including a hazardous area response team – were sent to a venue in Dalston in the early hours of Monday morning. The London Ambulance Service (LAS) said it had taken ...

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Teenage girl charged with ISIS related terror offences in London

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LONDON: A 17-year-old girl has been charged with terrorism offences, the Metropolitan Police Force has said. She is accused of communicating with a person in so-called Islamic State, possessing a flight booking to Istanbul with the intention to travel to Syria, and self-radicalising. The offences allegedly occurred between 1 January ...

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First UK-China train to depart today, passing through 7 nations

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LONDON: The first rail freight service from the United Kingdom (UK) to China will reportedly depart on a 7500-mile long journey by passing through seven nations. The train with 30 containers carrying British goods will depart from Essex today for China. The goods include whiskey, soft drinks, vitamins and other ...

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London finance chief upbeat after Brexit trigger

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LONDON: The outlook for London’s financial sector has improved since Brexit was triggered, insists the man charged with its policy, even as banks remain set to move some jobs abroad. Mark Boleat, who spoke after British Prime Minister Theresa May activated the process for Britain’s EU exit, nevertheless urged speedy ...

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