Thursday, 17 October 2019

Tag Archives: UK

QCI Head of UK management Mirza Hussain flying out to Pakistan

LONDON: Mr Mirza Hussain head of UK management for Qurtaba City Islamabad at Heathrow flying out to Pakistan for site inspections and further planning of the project. Qurtaba City Islamabad offering state of the art facilities, brilliant in design and architecture and yet conceptualized on the basis of brotherhood, harmony ...

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Brexit: UK, EU will not get ‘exactly what we want, PM May says

Prime Minister Theresa May.  REUTERS/Joe Giddens/Pool LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that both London and Brussels will have to make concessions in Brexit negotiations, adding that she remained “confident” of a deal with the EU. “We both need to face the fact that this is a ...

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Snow and freezing UK weather cause travel disruptions

LONDON :The U.K. faces another week of travel disruptions as freezing weather, dubbed the “beast from the east”, is forecasted to spread further, with Scotland and eastern England expected to be hit the worst. Train services have been delayed and roads in the hardest-hit areas have been blocked, hindering the ...

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Cake to receive world premiere in London

LOLLYWOOD: One of the most anticipated Pakistani film releases of this year, Cake is set to receive its world premiere in London’s West End on Tuesday, March 13. Vue West End will lay the red carpet to welcome the stars Aamina Sheikh, Sanam Saeed, Adnan Malik and Beo Raana Zafar; ...

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Toys R Us faces bankruptcy

LONDON: Toys R Us UK could go into administration as early as next week, with around 3,200 jobs under threat. Directors from the struggling toy store chain are expected to make the move on Tuesday after failing to find a buyer. The toy company has already notified the Pension Protection ...

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Sikh’s turban ripped outside UK parliament in ‘racist’ attack

LONDON: An Indian Sikh man’s turban was ripped by a white man shouting “Muslim go back” in an apparent racist attack outside the UK parliament, according to a media report. Ravneet Singh, 37, who is from Punjab, was waiting to enter the Portcullis House, part of the British Parliamentary Estate, ...

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The Queen makes surprise visit to London Fashion Week

QUEEEN LONDON FASHION WEEK

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn’s runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, as she visits London Fashion Week’s BFC Show Space in central London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/Pool photo via ...

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Woman fined by court in UK following ‘ambulance crew abuse’

STANTFORDSHIRE: A woman has been fined in the UK after an incident in which paramedics were subjected to verbal abuse and an ‘abusive note’ was left on their ambulance. The incident happened in an area of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, when the ambulance crew responded to a 999 call relating to ...

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Chicken Shortage Shuts Hundreds Of KFC Stores In UK

LONDON: KFC is still grappling with the closure of 600 stores after a new delivery contract with DHL sparked chicken shortages across the country. The company released an updated list of 296 outlets that were still open as of Monday afternoon – though KFC said earlier in the day that ...

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Uber UK set up 24-hour hotline

LONDON: Uber continues to run up against various regulatory problems in different parts of the world, including London, where it’s been battling to stay operating under pressure from taxi driver groups and Transport for London. Now, it’s promising to make some changes to its service in the UK. “We recognise ...

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