Sunday, 15 December 2019

Tag Archives: UK

Johnson wins ‘huge’ mandate for swift Brexit in UK election

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to end three years of political paralysis and take Britain out of the European Union within weeks. The Brexit divorce represents Britain’s biggest political and economic gamble since World War Two, cutting the world’s ...

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Ed Sheeran named artist of the decade

LONDON: Pop megastar Ed Sheeran has been crowned the UK’s Official Number 1 Artist of the Decade. The 28-year-old Ed – who was still little known 10 years ago – has been honoured with the Official Chart Record Breaker Award accolade by the Official Charts Company to recognise his achievement ...

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Musical adaptation of ‘Monsoon Wedding’ in Leeds UK

MANCHESTER: The Broadway musical adaptation of Mira Nair’s “Monsoon Wedding’ will premiere at the Leeds Playhouse in the UK next summer. The musical comes nearly 20 years after the multi award-winning film broke all records by becoming one of the most successful international films of all time. “Monsoon Wedding” tells ...

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PM Boris Johnson visits Hindu temple in Neasden

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited the Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden here and pledged to extend his support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his mission to build a new India. Johnson’s visit to temple comes ahead of UK’s crucial General Election on Thursday where he is seeking re-election. ...

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Property tycoon Malik Riaz’s UK assets to be returned to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistani property tycoon Malik Riaz has agreed to pay UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) £190m in a settlement after eight UK bank accounts linked to him were frozen in August 2019. “The assets will be returned to the State of Pakistan,” the NCA said, referring to the settlement amount. ...

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DuaLipa announces 2020 UK and Ireland arena tour

LONDON: Dua Lipa has announced a UK and Ireland arena tour for 2020. The 24-year-old pop star will embark on the ‘Future Nostalgia Tour’ in support of her hotly-anticipated second studio album – the follow-up to her Grammy-winning 2017 self-titled debut – next May and June.   View this post ...

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Gurudwara in UK’s slough displays Khalistan banners

Gurdwara Sri Singh Sabha in Slough, part of Greater London, displays two huge Khalistan banners in its main hall. It is one of the main gurdwaras of the area that elected first turban clad Sikh MP of the Britain, Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi. Speaking to India Today, the former president of ...

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Rahat Fateh Ali becomes first Asian singer to receive Wembley Arena Award

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistani famous singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has become first Asian singer to have received Wembley Arena Award. According to details, the singer was honored with the award during his concert in United Kingdom. The concert was attended by people belonging to different countries including Pakistan and India. Rahat ...

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