Monday, 23 October 2017

Tag Archives: UK

Moeen Ali wants permanent role for Saqlain

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LONDON: Moeen Ali has implored the ECB to employ Saqlain Mushtaq on a permanent basis after his record-breaking series against South Africa. Moeen credited Saqlain for his advice after claiming 25 wickets in the four-match series. But with the former Pakistan spinner employed only on a consultancy basis – meaning ...

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Warning over fake Royal Mail missed delivery cards

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ROYAL Mail and Action Fraud are urgently warning households over fake missed delivery cards. Residents are being warned about ‘something for you’ cards arriving through letterboxes designed to look like they have come from Royal Mail. The cards which lack the Royal Mail logo look almost identical to the ‘something ...

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Morrisons is now selling foot long sausage rolls for £1

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MORRISONS has begun selling sausage rolls that are twice the size of Greggs’ for just £1. The national supermarket chain has today launched the new savoury treat, which is believed to be the biggest in the whole of the UK. It weighs half a kilo and is ‘double the length ...

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Amir Khan seen with mystery woman after split with Faryal

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LONDON: Amir Khan was caught flirting up a storm with a mystery woman days after announcing his split from his wife Faryal Makhdoom. The 30-year-old boxer was captured cosying up with his ‘’girl’’ Gulbahor Becknazar in the back of a taxi before the pair took to the dancefloor at a ...

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UK ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to leave EU

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LONDON: Britain is prepared to pay up to 40 billion euros (36.12 billion pounds) as part of a deal to leave the European Union, citing three unnamed sources familiar with Britain’s negotiating strategy. The European Union has floated a figure of 60 billion euros and wants significant progress on settling ...

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British ticket holder wins £51m Euromillions jackpot

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LONDON: A lottery jackpot worth £51.7m has been won by a player in the UK – but remains unclaimed almost a week after the draw. The National Lottery has launched an appeal to find the mystery winner and has urged anyone who played in the EuroMillions draw on Friday 28 ...

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UK acid attack survivors demand tougher sentences

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TRURO: Victims of acid attacks in Britain are calling on the government to enforce longer prison sentences and tighten controls on the sale of corrosive substances, after a jump in the number of cases last year and in 2017. The issue hit headlines after a recent spate of attacks, including ...

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Aviva signs 10-year distribution deal with HSBC

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LONDON: Aviva has entered into a 10-year distribution deal with HSBC in what the insurer says is one of the largest transactions of its kind signed in the UK. Mark Wilson, the insurer’s chief executive, said the agreement would generate hundreds of millions of pounds of premiums for Aviva, and ...

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3 Musketeers guilty of planning UK terror plot

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BIRMINGHAM: A gang who styled themselves as the “musketeers” has been found guilty of plotting a bomb and knife attack in the UK. Naweed Ali and Khobaib Hussain from Birmingham, and Mohibur Rahman and Tahir Aziz from Stoke on Trent, stood trial at the Old Bailey after counter-terror police found ...

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Pakistan values its ties with UK: Speaker National Assembly

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ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan highly values its relations with UK and wishes to strengthen the existing ties between the two countries through enhanced economic cooperation and parliamentary exchanges. He expressed these views while talking to the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew here in ...

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