Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

Indian-origin teenager dies after cheese prank

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LONDON: The mother of a boy who died after a severe allergic reaction has demanded answers about whether her son was bullied. Karanbir Cheema, 13, was taken ill at William Perkin C of E High School in Greenford, west London, on 28 June. He was taken to hospital in a life-threatening ...

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London acid attack: Fundraising for victims tops £50,000

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LONDON: More than £55,000 has been raised for two victims of an acid attack left with life-changing injuries. Resham Khan was celebrating her 21st birthday with her cousin Jameel Muhktar when acid was thrown at them through their car window in Beckton, east London, on 21 June. A total of ...

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British actor Michael Enright quits Hollywood to fight ISIS

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LONDON: A ‘Pirates of The Carribean’ actor who starred alongside film stars like Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp is now has quit the Hollywood to fight against global terror outfit Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria. Michael Enright joined the Kurdish rebel force YPG in 2015 after seeing footage of US ...

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ICC decides to conduct three T20 matches in Pakistan

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LONDON: International Council of Cricket (ICC) has decided to conduct three T20 matches in Pakistan. After recent important meeting of ICC, it was decided that T20s between Pakistan Eleven and World Eleven will be played in Lahore. Most important aspect is that these matches will hold international ICC status. The details ...

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Sadiq Khan to shut 50 per cent of police station front counters

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LONDON: Sadiq Khan is planning to close half of London’s remaining 73 police station front counters, it emerged on Thursday. The Mayor’s officials are drawing up a blueprint to keep just one 24-hour police station open to the public in every borough. Four additional front counters would be retained across ...

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Finsbury Park terror suspect Darren is not a racist, says family

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LONDON: The family of Darren Osborne, the man arrested in connection to the terror attack in Finsbury Park, claim “he is not a racist”. The father-of-four was apprehended in the moments after a van ploughed into worshippers outside the Finsbury Park Mosque killing one man and injuring at least 10 ...

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Finsbury Park: One dead, several injured in horrific van attack

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LONDON: One man has died after a white hire van hit 11 worshippers leaving a Muslim welfare centre in north London. The Metropolitan Police said eight people have been taken to hospital after the collision at the junction of Whadcoat Street and Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park. A further two ...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Sadiq Khan says ‘questions need to be answered’

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LONDON: London mayor Sadiq Khan has said “questions need to be answered” after firefighters were unable to access the upper floors of a burning 24-storey tower block in west London where several people have died. Desperate residents were seen throwing themselves and their children from windows at Grenfell Tower, near ...

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Adele visits Grenfell Tower in abaya

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LONDON: Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through west London’s Grenfell Tower, a tearful Adele subtly showed up at the scene, apparently “going around and hugging everyone she could to comfort them”. A Tottenham native and passionate Londoner, the 29-year-old was only photographed with her husband by a ...

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