Saturday, 21 April 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Snow and freezing UK weather cause travel disruptions

Heavy snow showers also affected London - Getty Images

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

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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

Toys R Us

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

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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’

Woman fined by court in UK following

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

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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

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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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‘Bajwa doctrine’ helps Pakistan stand up to US: British think-tank

General Qamar Javed Bajwa

LONDON: Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a British think-tank, in an analysis stated that the Pakistan Army under the “Bajwa doctrine” Pakistan appears far more confident than it was when the US threatened then president General (r) Pervez Musharraf and coerced the country into cooperating. In a report published on ...

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Pakistan to deploy troops in Saudi Arabia

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In a major policy shift, Pakistan will deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under an existing bilateral security cooperation agreement with its close ally which is involved in a civil war in neighbouring Yemen. Pakistan Army announced the decision to send troops on a “training and advise mission” to Saudi Arabia ...

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