Friday, 19 April 2019

Tag Archives: Manchester

India-Pakistan match nothing less than war: Sehwag

NEW DELHI: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag believes that India have no option but to win the upcoming Indo-Pak clash during the ICC World Cup being held in England and Wales. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan are scheduled to lock horns in the round-robin match of the World Cup on June ...

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ASF arrests British-Pakistani woman at Islamabad airport

RAWALPINDI: The Airport Security Force (ASF) thwarted an attempt of foreign currency smuggling at Islamabad airport after arresting a British-Pakistani woman in possession of a huge amount of foreign currency. Zubaida Begum was taken into custody for carrying a hefty foreign currency onboard on a PIA flight to Manchester, United Kingdom. ...

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UK police probe Manchester knifings as ‘terrorist’ attack

MANCHESTER: A British police probe into a triple stabbing at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve which injured three people is now being treated as “a terrorist investigation”, the city’s top officer said on Tuesday. Counter-terrorism officials have arrested a man who remains in police custody, and are searching ...

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Muslim couple tackled by police in Manchester purchase limit row

MANCHESTER: Two people were tackled by Manchester police officers after a purchase limit row at a Tesco superstore in Rochdale. Nasir Hussain and his wife Mahira Hussain bought a trolley-load of Volvic water, but they weren’t allowed to purchase it as store’s cashier said it was against the store’s policy. ...

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Two British-Pakistani residents injured in Manchester robbery

MANCHESTER: Two British-Pakistanis were wounded in a robbery attempt in the United Kingdom (UK), media reported. The incident occurred at a mobile phone retailer where the Pakistan-born British citizens, Saeed Ahmed and his son, were present. The both were attacked with knives by the dacoits when they refused to give ...

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Ariana’s tears for Manchester

LONDON: Ariana Grande broke down in tears while discussing the Manchester bombing, which she said changed her life. The 25-year-old singer was left devastated after 22 people were killed at Manchester Arena after her show in May 2017 when a bomb was detonated and over a year later, she still ...

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Taylor Swift remembers Manchester victims

(Photo by Suzi Pratt/LP5/Getty Images for TAS)

(Photo by Suzi Pratt/LP5/Getty Images for TAS) LONDON: Taylor Swift has praised Manchester’s “incredible resilience” as she opens the UK leg of her tour in the city. The star paused her show to remember the 22 people who lost their lives in a terrorist attack after an Ariana Grande concert ...

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Manchester attack hero jailed for stealing from victims

MANCHESTER: The homeless man initially hailed as a hero following last year’s Manchester terror attack – until it was revealed he actually stole from dying victims – will have a home in jail for the next four years. Chris Parker, 33, claimed he sprang into action after the terror bombing ...

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Manchester fire: Northern Quarter apartment block blaze

MANCHESTER: Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a 12-storey building in Manchester. Images posted on social media show smoke billowing out of the building on Joiner Street in the city’s Northern Quarter, while crowds of people watch on from below. The fire is affecting the ninth floor of the building, ...

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Queen reflects on year’s tragedies, pays tribute to terror victims

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth paid tribute to London and Manchester in her annual Christmas message for how they handled terror attacks this year. She recalled the year’s terror attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire, which had claimed the lives of 71 people, and devastating tropical hurricanes. “This Christmas, I think of ...

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