Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Tag Archives: UK

Helicopter crashes near Leicester football stadium

LONDON/LEICESTER: A helicopter crashed near the football stadium in the central UK city of Leicester, police said. Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on board the chopper that crashed outside the club’s stadium. The helicopter crashed in a ball of flames in the club’s car park on Saturday ...

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Social media star teaches women how to date billionaires

An Instagram star who teaches other women how to date billionaires in the UK revealed how she maintains her affluent lifestyle through “the men she’s been with,” Mail Online reported. Anna Bey, a 32-year-old, who explained how she transformed her looks in order to be accepted into high society, including undergoing plastic ...

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Uber Wants to Go All-Electric in London by 2025

LONDON: Uber wants its service to be fully electric in London, England by 2025. The company announced Tuesday that it plans to raise £200 million ($260 million) to help all of its drivers in the city switch to electric vehicles. The move follows Mayor Sadiq Khan’s June announcement that diesel ...

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UK revoking visas of Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder: Theresa May

LONDON: Britain will revoke the visas of Saudi Arabian suspects involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Prime Minister Theresa May said. “The Home Secretary is taking action against all suspects to prevent them entering the UK. If these individuals currently have visas, those visas will be revoked today,” ...

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Gigi hails Zayn her happy place

LONDON: Gigi Hadid has hailed being with her on/off boyfriend Zayn Malik her ‘happy place’. The 23-year-old model – who was recently announced to be returning to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show this year – took to her Instagram account on Sunday gush to her 43.8 million followers about how ...

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May to say Brexit ’95 percent’ settled as MP mutiny fears rise

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Britain’s parliament on Monday that Brexit negotiations are “95 percent” complete but that she cannot accept the European Union’s Northern Ireland border proposals – as she faces down an increasingly mutinous faction within her own party. May has been on the receiving end ...

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US calls for separate trade agreements with Europe, Japan, UK

WASHINGTON: US officials announced negotiations for separate trade agreements with Britain, the European Union and Japan as part of efforts by President Donald Trump’s administration to rebalance global commerce. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration notified Congress of its intent to negotiate the three separate trade agreements. “We ...

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Suspicious package found near UK parliament

LONDON: Police on Wednesday used a bomb disposal robot and carried out a controlled explosion on a package found in central London near the British parliament. Although the package was later found not to be suspicious, emergency services were called to gardens next to the River Thames during the afternoon, ...

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Now is the time for Brexit deal, May tells EU

BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May said that “now is the time” to make a Brexit deal happen, as she arrived for a summit with EU leaders hoping to unblock stalled divorce talks. May will pitch her vision of how to save the talks on Britain’s exit from the union ...

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UAE charges British PhD student with spying

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates has charged a British PhD student with spying in the Gulf country, as his wife called on Britain to defend his innocence. Matthew Hedges stands accused of “spying for a foreign country, jeopardising the military, political and economic security of the state”, UAE attorney ...

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