Thursday, 14 December 2017

Tag Archives: UK

UK-US trade deal talks to begin next month

U.S. President Donald Trump escorts British Prime Minister Theresa May down the White House colonnade after their meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

LONDON: The UK will begin trade talks with the US over a new post-Brexit agreement on the 24 July, according to Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox. EU rules currently state that member states are not allowed to negotiate individual trade deals while remaining part of the bloc. ...

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London Buses Adorned to Celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day

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LONDON: The Pakistan High Commission London is celebrating the 70th Independence Anniversary of Pakistan by giving the London’s emblematic red double-decker a Pakistani traditional look under the theme of “Emerging Pakistan”. Under the campaign, the buses depicting the diverse culture of the country will carry brand Pakistan on the roads ...

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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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