Friday, 14 December 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Indian-origin teenager becomes UK’s youngest millionaire

LONDON: An Indian-origin teenager has become one of Britain’s youngest millionaires after his online estate agency business got valued at 12 million pounds in just over a year. Akshay Ruparelia, at just 19 years of age, juggled his school work with negotiating property deals for his no-frills business that offers ...

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Photos: Storm Ophelia batters UK and Ireland

Huge waves strike the harbor wall and lighthouse at Porthcawl, South Wales, on October 16, 2017 as Storm Ophelia, downgraded from a hurricane arrives in the UK and Ireland. Ophelia ramming Ireland on Monday left three people dead, 330,000 homes and businesses without power, the shutting of schools and the ...

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Scotland weather: Rush hour warning over Ophelia wind

MANCHESTER: High winds and rain are continuing to sweep across Scotland in the wake of Hurricane Ophelia, bringing warnings of possible rush hour disruption. Met Office yellow warnings remain in place for much of southern, central and eastern Scotland after wind speeds hit 75mph in some areas on Monday. Dozens ...

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British police investigating five Weinstein sex assault claims

British police are investigating five sexual assault allegations in total involving film producer Harvey Weinstein. Four new claims emerged on Sunday from two different people – with one claiming Weinstein assaulted her on three separate dates. These relate to alleged attacks in Westminster and Camden in 2010, 2011 and 2015.A ...

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Man dies in triple stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station

LONDON: A man has died and two others have been injured in a stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station. Police were called at 7.37pm on Monday to reports of an incident outside the Underground station, where 30 people were injured in a terror attack last month. One man died at ...

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Theresa May makes surprise Brussels trip amid Brexit deadlock

LONDON: British Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the European Union’s biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and planned to call France’s Emmanuel ...

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Hillary warns that Trump may start a nuclear war

LONDON: Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she is genuinely worried that President Donald Trump will in a moment of rage launch a nuclear missile – and that there’d be no way to stop him. Speaking at the Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival on Sunday evening, Clinton, who ran ...

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GKN issues profit warning over mystery charges

LONDON: One of the UK’s biggest engineering firms, GKN, has warned that full-year profits will only be slightly above the level reached last year. GKN blamed “operational challenges” in its North American aerospace business and a £40m charge resulting from “two significant external claims”. It said the claims were “commercially ...

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Brexit: EU ‘to prepare’ for future trade talks with UK

LONDON: The EU is to begin preparing for its post-Brexit trade negotiations with the UK, while refusing to discuss the matter with the British government. An internal draft document seen by the BBC suggests the 27 European Union countries should discuss trade among themselves while officials in Brussels prepare the ...

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