Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Tag Archives: UK

UK wants to become ‘important partner’ for CPEC

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LONDON: The United Kingdom has expressed its desire to become a key partner in the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “Britain is a country of global influence and can be an important partner for China and Pakistan in the delivery of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which has the potential to ...

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Theresa May arrives in Saudi Arabia for trade talks

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RIYADH: British Prime Minister Theresa May visiting Saudi Arabia looking to secure post-Brexit investment from the UK’s biggest trading partner in the Arab world. May arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday with economic issues a “priority” on her trip. Last month, May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon ...

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Pakistan wants peace with India: Gen Bajwa

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LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan was a peace-loving country and wants to resolve all outstanding issues including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir with India peacefully. He said this while addressing a UK think-tank, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, ...

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British Pakistani Girl Makes History By Passing Her O-Levels Paper

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MANCHESTER: Laiba Hussain from Oldham, UK has managed to pass the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) exams at the age of just 10. The British-Pakistani girl has done successfully what students usually struggle to do at the age of sixteen in Britain. She gives all the credit for her ...

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Chancellor Hammond leading UK trade mission to India

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LONDON: Chancellor Philip Hammond will lead a business delegation to India next week to drum up trade as the UK begins the process of leaving the EU. He will be joined by international trade minister Mark Garnier and Bank of England governor Mark Carney for the talks in New Delhi ...

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Google reveals £36 m UK tax bill

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LONDON: The US search engine giant recorded sales of £1.03bn and a pre-tax profit of £149m in the UK for the 12 months to the end of June 2016. Like other major tech firms, Google has come under pressure over its tax arrangements. Labour said the firm was still not ...

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UK-German stock exchange deal blocked by EU

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LONDON: EU regulators have blocked London Stock Exchange’s £21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse. The European Commission said the deal would have created a “de facto monopoly” for certain financial services. The merger would have combined Europe’s two largest stock exchange operators. London Stock Exchange Group said it ...

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Rivals Paris and London announce joint business plan

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PARIS: Paris and London, traditional rivals when it comes to attracting tourists and industry, have signed a business agreement to cooperate in attracting visitors and companies. The two cities, which are linked by rail, have seen their rivalry intensify recently as Paris hopes to welcome finance jobs that are expected to ...

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Muslim and murderer? No: Sajid Javid MP

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LONDON: You literally cannot be both a Muslim and a murderer, Sajid Javid, a cabinet minister in the Theresa May government, said on Monday. His remarks, made at an event to honour achievers in Britain’s Muslim community, came even as Scotland Yard continues to probe last week’s Westminster attack carried ...

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