Monday, 18 June 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Priti Patel resigns over secret meeting in Israel

Priti Patel has quit the Cabinet over her secret meetings with senior Israeli figures and acknowledged that her actions “fell below the high standards” expected. Her decision to resign as International Development Secretary came after being summoned back from an official visit to Africa for a showdown with Theresa May ...

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Shock as sacked ex-minister Carl Sargeant found dead

FLINTSHIRE: Shock has engulfed Welsh politics after a Labour AM and former Assembly minister was found dead just days after he was sacked from the cabinet. Last week Carl Sargeant was sacked as the Welsh Government’s communities and children secretary and suspended from the Labour Party after it emerged allegations ...

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Asian pizza delivery man blinded following acid attack in London

LONDON: Asian pizza delivery guy is fighting for his life and maybe blinded after being attacked by acid in London on Thursday evening. Muhammed Nawshad Kamal, 32, was working in a town in east London on Thursday when he faced the attack. The police have arrested a 14-year-old on suspicion ...

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UK’s Aldermore agrees £1.1 billion takeover by FirstRand

South African lender FirstRand has agreed a £1.1 billion takeover of British banking newcomer Aldermore Group to boost its business in developed markets. The 313 pence per share offer represents a 22.3% premium to Aldermore’s closing price of 245 pence on October 12, the day before the companies announced they ...

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Coca-Cola Christmas Truck is returning to Telford

GLASGOW: The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck is returning to Telford once again this December, as the iconic truck hits the road for its annual UK tour. Now in its seventh year, the tour will kick off in Glasgow on 11 November – visiting 42 stops nationwide during the festive season – ...

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Brown calls for guilty bank bosses to be jailed

LONDON: Gordon Brown has called for much stronger actions to be taken against the bosses who sparked Britain’s banking crisis. He wants the guilty men facing jail, be banned from new directorships, be ordered to return their bonuses – and have their pensions revoked. His calls come in his memoirs, ...

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UK bookmakers await results of government FOBT review

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LONDON: Bookmakers active in the regulated UK market will this week find out the results of a government-led review into fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). The machines have been the subject of debate in the UK for some time now, with a number of campaign groups and politicians calling for the ...

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PM May Demands End to Sexual Harassment at Top of Politics

LONDON: Theresa May said sexual harassment among top politicians can’t be tolerated any longer as she battles to control the fallout from claims of inappropriate behavior in Parliament. The U.K. prime minister proposed a set of rules to protect staff and colleagues of lawmakers, and ordered an inquiry into a ...

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