Sunday, 19 January 2020

Tag Archives: UK

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

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

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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UK is hugely interested in CPEC: British Foreign Secretary

LONDON: The British Foreign Secretary Mr Boris Johnson, commended Pakistan’s economic reforms agenda and counter-terrorism efforts during his meeting with the Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal who is on official visit to the UK. The British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom was hugely interested in China Pakistan Economic ...

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Burberry extends to 150 countries

LONDON: Burberry will team up with online retailer Farfetch to make all of its products available to internet shoppers in 150 countries, the British fashion company said on Thursday. Luxury groups from Louis Vuitton owner LVMH to Gucci parent Kering are putting more resources into e-commerce as they court young ...

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British firms plan biggest pay rises since 2008

LONDON: British workers are in line for their biggest pay rises since 2008 this year as a higher minimum wage kicks in, according to a Bank of England survey that is likely to fuel concerns among its policymakers’ over inflationary pressures. Last week the central bank said interest rates would ...

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