Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Johnson to Trump: ‘Don’t walk away’ from Iran deal

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called on US President Donald Trump not to scuttle the Iran nuclear deal. In an article in The New York Times on Sunday, Johnson, who is in Washington to persuade the Trump administration to remain in the international accord, said that “it would ...

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New car sales increase

LONDON: The UK new car market grew 10.4% year-on-year in April as it benefited from a favourable year-ago comparison base due to additional sales days and the impact of tax changes last year. The SMMT said that some 167,911 new cars were registered in the UK last month and that ...

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Brighton rejects application to renew Uber licence

FILE PHOTO BRIGHTON: The taxi firm Uber has had its licence revoked in Brighton and Hove. The city council decided unanimously not to renew the licence. The news was received with jubilation by other taxi drivers in the city. Brighton & Hove City Council’s licensing panel has decided against renewing ...

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Riz Ahmed teams with BBC for British-Pakistani family drama

Reuters LONDON: Emmy Award-winning British Pakistani actor and rapper Riz Ahmed has collaborated with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the TV series titled Englistan. The project is produced by BBC Studios Drama London in association with Left Handed Films for BBC Two. The series was first announced by Ahmed in ...

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UK appoints Pak-origin Sajid Javid as new home secretary

Photo: Reuters LONDON: Pakistani-origin cabinet member Sajid Javid has been appointed as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain’s interior minister, Amber Rudd, had earlier resigned after the government struggled to contain the fallout over the way it had treated some long-term ...

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Amber Rudd resigns

(File Photo) LONDON: Britain’s interior minister resigned after Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants. The resignation of one of May’s closest allies is a blow as she navigates the final year of ...

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India Submits Proof Against Vijay Mallya In London Court

(Photo: File/AP) LONDON: In a setback to fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya, a UK court has admitted documentation filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in favour of his extradition, and which also included details about facilities in the Arthur Road jail that would be provided to Mallya. The next ...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan takes dig at Trump

LONDON: Donald Trump is slated to visit the UK in July, much to the horror of many across the country. The news of the US leader’s trip has sparked a Twitterstorm, and London Mayor Sadiq Khan is fanning the flames of discord. Sadiq Khan has taken another swipe at his ...

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European Stocks Edge Higher Before ECB

LONDON: Europe’s main stock markets rose Thursday on earnings news before the latest interest rate call from the European Central Bank. Frankfurt and London each nudged 0.2 percent higher and Paris rose 0.4 percent. With clouds gathering over the outlook for economic growth and inflation limping, ECB President Mario Draghi ...

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