Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Tag Archives: UK

UK keen to further trade ties with Pakistan

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SIALKOT: Ms Belinda Lewis, British Deputy High Commissioner in Karachi, said that the UK will continue supporting Pakistani businessmen, assuring full cooperation and technical assistance for strengthening bilateral trade relations between the two countries. Ms Belinda Lewis was addressing a meeting of exporters here at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and ...

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Kate to visit Action for Children projects in Wales

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WALES: The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Wales today for her first engagements with Action for Children since becoming the charity’s patron. Kate became patron of the charity, which cares for disadvantaged children from across the UK, in December – following on from the Queen. The organisation helps all types ...

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Court ruling due on challenge to minimum income immigration requirement

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LONDON: The UK’s highest court rules today on the legality of Government financial measures that are hitting British citizens who want to bring spouses or partners into the country. Supreme Court justices will announce decisions in a number of challenges brought against a mandatory “minimum income” immigration requirement which opponents say ...

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Next Metropolitan Police Commissioner about to be named

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LONDON: Britain’s next top police officer could be revealed on Wednesday following interviews with senior politicians. Those vying to be named the new Metropolitan Police Commissioner will speak to Home Secretary Amber Rudd, London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Policing Minister Brandon Lewis. An announcement on the appointment will be made ...

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Lindsay Lohan asked to remove headscarf at UK airport

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LONDON: Lindsay Lohan claims she was “racially profiled” while wearing a headscarf at London’s Heathrow Airport. The Mean Girls star appeared on a British talk show on Tuesday and revealed that a Heathrow official opened her passport and apologised when they read her name but then asked her to take ...

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Amazon to create more than 5,000 jobs in the UK

LONDON: Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, the company said on Monday, boosting its investment in the country once more even as it prepares to leave the EU. Amazon, along with other tech giants such as Google and Apple, has increased ...

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Top diplomat says India doesn’t need British foreign aid

LONDON: India’s top diplomat has told Britain that his country does not want to receive UK taxpayer-funded cash handouts and never asked for this financial assistance. YK Sinha, the High Commissioner to Britain, said this weekend that his country had never asked for the estimated £2billion ($2.5 billion) which Britain ...

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Protesters hit the streets again in Britain against a Trump visit

LONDON PROTEST

LONDON: Thousands of people have protested outside Westminster in London overnight as a House of Commons debate raged inside over the decision by the May Government to offer US President Donald Trump a state visit to the UK. Protesters are trying to get Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw her ...

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