Friday, 23 June 2017

Tag Archives: UK

Brits face ban from all-inclusive holidays over fake poisoning claims

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LONDON: A “British problem” of false food poisoning claims means hoteliers abroad could bar UK holidaymakers from their resorts, according to the travel industry. Holiday firms have reported a surge in legal action – mostly involving claims management companies (CMCs) representing all-inclusive holiday customers. Such holidaymakers are often targeted by ...

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Britain and EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels

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LONDON: Brexit Secretary David Davis starts negotiations in Brussels on Monday that will set the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union and determine its relationship with the continent for generations to come. Almost a year to the day since Britons shocked themselves and their neighbours by voting on ...

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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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Tesco sales growth accelerates in first quarter

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LONDON: Higher inflation helped sales growth pick up at Tesco at the start of the year, but the company said its efforts to limit the impact of cost increases in “tough market conditions” were helping it maintain momentum in its efforts to win back customers. Tesco reported its first UK ...

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Unpredictable Pakistan crush Unbeatable England to reach final

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Hasan Ali had Jonny Bairstow caught at deep square leg, England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final, Cardiff, June 14, 2017 Pakistan made history on Wednesday after they qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in history, beating hosts England in the semifinal at Cardiff. ...

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Indian-origin Ameet Jogia Targeted by Racist Voter

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LONDON: Ameet Jogia, an Indian-origin Tory candidate, was allegedly subjected to racial abuse after a racist graffiti was drawn on a wall of a voting booth in his own constituency during the UK polls, according to a media report. Jogia, who stood against Labour’s Barry Gardiner in Brent North, was ...

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Foster says talks with British PM going well

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LONDON: Discussions between the DUP and British Prime Minister Theresa May on a deal to allow the Conservatives to form a minority government are to resume. Former first minister Arlene Foster has said the discussions are “going well” and that she hopes for a “successful conclusion” soon. Speaking last night, ...

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I feel safer in Pakistan than in England: Ian Chappell

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LONDON: In what can be deemed as a boost of foreign cricketers’ confidence to visit Pakistan, former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that he feels safer in Pakistan than in England. Chappell, who is currently in Islamabad as an expert on the 8th ICC Champion’s Trophy 2017 being held in ...

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Sajid Javid to stay in post as communities secretary

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LONDON: Following last week’s general election, in which she lost her majority and is now building a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists Party (DUP), May has been reshuffling her cabinet. Both Javid and Clark became secretaries of state of communities and energy respectively last year, when May ...

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Tom Hardy to star in Aladdin

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LONDON: Tom Hardy is reportedly being eyed up for the role of Jafar in the live-action remake of ‘Aladdin’. Tom Hardy has reportedly been approached for a role in the live-action remake of ‘Aladdin’. The 39-year-old actor could be in with a shot of playing Jafar in the forthcoming blockbuster ...

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