Sunday, 20 October 2019

Tag Archives: UK

Hot English summer to aid subcontinent teams: Kevin Pietersen

LONDON: The English weather will play a major role during the World Cup and teams from the Indian subcontinent stand to gain if hot and dry conditions prevail during the May 30-July 14 tournament, former captain Kevin Pietersen has said. England, which last hosted the quadrennial showpiece in 1999, has ...

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Hundreds show solidarity with Palestine in London

LONDON-AA: Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Israeli Embassy in central London in solidarity with Palestinian people who are holding large “Great March of Return” and “Palestinian Land Day” rallies across Gaza border Saturday. The rally organized by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) saw speakers calling for justice ...

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New Level of Intimacy

A bizarre new wearable device is putting put a modern spin on a classic sex toy. UK sex toy-maker Julz has developed what it claims is the world’s first ‘c**k ring with a camera.’ The silicone ring boasts a micro HD camera capable of capturing videos and still images, and ...

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May says UK can still leave EU with ‘good deal’

LONDON: The UK can still leave the EU with a “good deal”, Theresa May has insisted. Warning MPs they faced “hard choices” after rejecting her deal for a second time, she said she would vote later to rule out a no-deal exit on 29 March. Battling a sore throat at ...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan named UK Politician of the Year

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK’s House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the British capital. The annual Political and Public Life Awards presented by Britain’s ‘Asian Voice’ weekly ...

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Zeenat Aman to attend prestigious UK Asian Film Festival

LONDON: The world’s longest running South Asian film festival outside of India, the UK Asian Film Festival begins on March 27th and runs through May 4th. At a time of significant change, UK Asian Film Festival marks its 21st anniversary with a curated slate of films inspired by the theme ...

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EU says UK must decide next Brexit steps

LONDON: The EU has said it is now up to MPs to decide the next steps for Brexit and it remains “committed” to agreeing a deal in time for the UK to leave this month. Officials said they had offered fresh assurances on the issue of the Irish backstop ahead ...

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Carrie Underwood announces UK arena tour

HOLLYWOOD: Carrie Underwood has announced a UK arena tour. The 35-year-old country pop star will play shows in Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow and Manchester, before wrapping the run in support of her latest LP ‘Cry Pretty’ with her biggest headline show at London’s The SSE Arena, Wembley on July 4. Announcing ...

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British TV rivals join forces, taking on Netflix in UK

LONDON: The BBC and ITV, Britain’s biggest television broadcasters, announced plans for a UK streaming service BritBox to confront massive competition for viewers from online giants such as Netflix. It is likely to be a larger version of their BritBox streaming service in North America, which has more than half ...

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Huawei founder: We will shift our investment from the US to the UK

LONDON: BEIJING: The founder of Huawei commented on the arrest of his daughter, Meng Wanzhou, Huawei chief financial officer, noting that he believes that arrest was politically motivated. In his first international broadcast interview since his daughter arrest, Ren accused the US of forcing other countries into the campaign against Huawei. “There’s no way ...

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