Monday, 16 December 2019

Tag Archives: UK

EU set to grant Brexit extension to UK

BRUSSELS: EU member states are expected this morning to grant an extension of Britain’s membership of the EU until 31 January next year. It is believed that the members states will give Britain the option to formally leave the bloc earlier if the Withdrawal Agreement is ratified before the end ...

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US Allies Glad al-Baghdadi is Dead, but Say ISIS Still a Threat

WASHINGTON: U.S. allies around the world are calling the killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a major blow, but say ISIS is still a terrorist threat. French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted that al-Baghdadi’s death is “just a stage.” “With our partners in the international coalition, the fight continues ...

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UK police say 39 bodies found in a lorry container

LONDON: A truck driver has been arrested on suspicion of murder after 39 dead bodies were found inside a lorry container believed to have recently arrived in the UK from Bulgaria. Police and emergency services rushed to an industrial park in Essex, east of London early on Wednesday morning but ...

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British Indian MPs call for ban on London’s Kashmir march

LONDON: British parliamentarians of Indian origin have come in the open to demand the banning of an upcoming Kashmir demonstration on October 27 in London. The Indian lobbies in the UK have urged the British authorities to stop the protest march organised by the Kashmir’s across the UK to be ...

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Royal couple Prince William, Kate to arrive in Pakistan today

LONDON: The UK’s royal couple Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton is all set to arrive in Islamabad on Monday on a “historic” five-day visit to Pakistan. The trip by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who will be accompanied by their three children, will be the first of ...

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Volkswagen increases stockpiles of cars in Britain ahead of Brexit

STUTTGART: Volkswagen has increased stockpiles of cars in Britain, it said on Wednesday, as politicians struggle to nail down the terms of the country’s departure from the European Union ahead of an Oct. 31 deadline. The potential for a disorderly “no deal” Brexit, and concerns about future trading relations, are ...

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EU to reach Brexit position by end of next week: Macron

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the possibility of a Brexit accord would be evaluated by the end of next week. Johnson, in a telephone conversation with Macron, “presented his latest proposals,” the French presidency said in a statement. Macron “indicated that the negotiations ...

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Kate Middleton flaunts Pakistan made £6 earrings

LONDON: The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wore inexpensive earrings by a Pakistani brand as she stepped out with Prince William to visit the Aga Khan Centre in London. It seems like Pakistani brands have reached the royals even before the royals reached the country for their official visit, which ...

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Britain to table ‘final’ Brexit proposals today

MANCHESTER: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will submit “final” proposals for a new Brexit agreement, officials said, warning that if the European Union did not engage with them, Britain would leave the bloc this month with no divorce deal. Johnson will provide details of the “fair and reasonable compromise” during his ...

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