Saturday, 15 June 2019

Tag Archives: Sajid Javid

Boris Johnson far ahead in British PM contest

LONDON: Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct 31, surged closer to power, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. Three years since voting 52%-48% to leave the European Union, the United ...

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Sajid Javid says Boris Johnson is ‘yesterday’s news’

LONDON: Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was “yesterday s news” and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party. “I am the change candidate, Boris Johnson is yesterday’s news,” Javid ...

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Sajid Javid enters leadership race

LONDON: UK interior minister Sajid Javid became the ninth candidate Monday to enter the race to replace Theresa May as premier, promising to “deliver Brexit” after repeated delays. Referring to the drubbing May’s Conservatives received in European Parliament elections, Javid said the new party leader had to restore voters’ trust. ...

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UK-Pakistan sign MoU for former finance minister extradition

LONDON: The British government and Pakistan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the formal beginning of process for the extradition former finance minister Ishaq Dar to Pakistan. According to the copy of the MoU – signed this week and case specific to Ishaq Dar – provides legal basis ...

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Julian Assange arrested in London

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s nearly seven-year stay at Ecuador’s embassy in London came to an abrupt end on Thursday when police entered the building and arrested him after Ecuador withdrew his asylum. Assange has been living at the embassy in London’s plush Knightsbridge district since 2012 when he sought ...

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Most paedophiles in UK are of Pakistani origin, says Sajid Javid

LONDON: UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Wednesday said that a high-proportion of men involved in gang-based child exploitation in the country are of Pakistani descent, according to The BBC. Speaking on BBC Radio 4 Today, Javid – who has Pakistani heritage – said that ignoring the ethnicity of abusers ...

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Sajid Javid among contenders to replace UK PM Theresa May

LONDON: With British Prime Minister Theresa May badly weakened by her decision to delay a key Brexit vote she would have lost, potential leadership contenders for the Conservative Party are waiting to pounce. If she falls, any Conservative MP elected by the party as leader would automatically become prime minister. ...

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UK Home Secretary to propose limitless access for EU migrants

  LONDON-Sputnik: UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid is set to address the cabinet with a proposal to allow migrants from the European Union to enter the United Kingdom without any limits for 30 months if the sides to the Brexit talks fail to reach an agreement, media reported on Monday. ...

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UK-Pakistan partner against money-laundering

ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom and Pakistan on Monday launched a partnership to track corruption and restart the bilateral transfer of prisoners. During a joint news conference here, Law Minister Barrister Farogh Naseem and British Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced that the ‘UK-Pakistan Justice and Accountability Partnership’ would work towards repatriation ...

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Sajid Javid demands action from tech giants over child abuse

LONDON: Britain warned that internet giants could face new laws if they fail to tackle online child abuse content, revealing that up to 80,000 people in the country were deemed to pose a threat. “The threat has evolved quicker than industry’s response and industry has not kept up. I am ...

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