Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

London more united than ever, Sadiq Khan says

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LONDON Mayor London Sadiq Khan has said “London stands more united than ever” after an attacker armed with a 4ft sword drove at police near Buckingham Palace. A 26-year-old man from Luton is being quizzed by counter-terror police over the attack which left three officers injured. The man swerved at ...

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Scots trains run slower on average than London based services

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TRAINS connecting Scotland’s main cities are running at dramatically slower average speeds than those in the South East of England, new research has shown. Services from London travel on average between 65 to 93mph, but one Scottish route – between Edinburgh and Perth – trains managed to hit just 25mph ...

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UK visit delayed as Boris Johnson criticises Trump over Charlottesville

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LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Donald Trump got his response to Charlottesville “totally wrong” and has all but confirmed the US President’s state visit to Britain will no longer go ahead this year. Prime Minister Theresa May issued the invitation when she became the first leader to visit Mr ...

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London Mosque Sets Record with World’s Biggest Samosa

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LONDON: A mosque in London has set the world record for making the largest samosa. The enormous snack, which weighed in at 153.1 kilograms, was made by a team of Muslim Aid volunteers at the East London Mosque Aug. 22, the Evening Standard newspaper reported. After claiming their official Guinness ...

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London mayor pushes for more affordable homes on public land

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LONDON: At least half of the new homes built on London public land will have to be affordable to benefit from faster planning permission, according to the capital’s mayor, Sadiq Khan. Khan made the announcement yesterday in a new approach to property development. The mayor’s new Supplementary Planning Guidance is ...

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20th death anniversary of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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LAHORE: The 20th death anniversary of world renowned Pakistani musician and Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is being observed today. The legend Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born on October 13‚ 1948 in Faisalabad. He was the fifth child and first son of Fateh Ali Khan, a ...

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London police issue head-mounted cameras to armed officers

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LONDON: Head-mounted cameras are being issued for the first time to overt firearms officers, London’s Metropolitan Police said. The head cameras are being issued to all on the Armed Response Units in the Met’s Firearms Command, allowing them to wear the new technology on their baseball caps and ballistic helmets. ...

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Domino’s partners up with London franchise business

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LONDON: Domino’s Pizza made a bid to gobble up more of the London takeaways market, agreeing a £24 million deal to partner its biggest franchise business in the capital. The FTSE 250 firm agreed the price with the franchisee for a 75% stake in a newly formed company, which will own ...

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UK will remain long-standing friend of Pakistan, says Theresa May

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LONDON: British Prime Minister, Theresa May says the United Kingdom will remain a long-standing and dependable friend of Pakistan. The British Prime Minister said Pakistan and the United Kingdom have deep ties with shared history and future. She pointed out that as Pakistan celebrates its 70th anniversary, we also celebrate ...

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Tube fire at Oxford Circus leaves two people in hospital

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LONDON: Two people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out on a train at a Tube station. An electrical fault caused grey smoke to billow out of the Bakerloo line train as passengers stood in dark, smoke-filled carriages covering their faces with items of clothing. People waiting on ...

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