Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Tag Archives: UK

£1 two-bedroom house for sale

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LONDON: Imagine being able to buy a property for less than the price of an adult bus fare. Well now you can because this two-bedroom house been put on the market. And it only costs £1. The terraced property, in Sacriston, Durham, has an entrance hall, living room, kitchen and ...

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Sadiq Khan warns Scotland against rise of nationalism

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LONDON: Nationalists who attempt to divide Scotland from England are no better than racists and sectarians, London mayor Sadiq Khan has told the Labour party conference in Perth. Mr Khan’s remarks in a speech warning against the rise of nationalist and populist parties have outraged supporters of Scottish independence. Nicola Sturgeon, ...

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Pro-Kashmir UK Pakistani MEP denied official visa to visit India

LONDON: A British Pakistani parliamentarian has been barred from official India visit over his support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir. Amjad Bashir, who is a Conservative Member of the European Parliament, told this scribe on Tuesday that he has been effectively banned from a European Parliament delegation to ...

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Bestway pledges £500k to support Pak students

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LONDON: The University of Kent and the Bestway Foundation, the charitable Trust of Bestway Group, have announced a new collaboration to jointly fund five annual scholarships for postgraduate students applying from Pakistan to study at the well-reputed university here. Zameer Choudrey CBE, Chief Executive of the Bestway Group and Trustee ...

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UK keen to further trade ties with Pakistan

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SIALKOT: Ms Belinda Lewis, British Deputy High Commissioner in Karachi, said that the UK will continue supporting Pakistani businessmen, assuring full cooperation and technical assistance for strengthening bilateral trade relations between the two countries. Ms Belinda Lewis was addressing a meeting of exporters here at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and ...

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Kate to visit Action for Children projects in Wales

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WALES: The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Wales today for her first engagements with Action for Children since becoming the charity’s patron. Kate became patron of the charity, which cares for disadvantaged children from across the UK, in December – following on from the Queen. The organisation helps all types ...

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Court ruling due on challenge to minimum income immigration requirement

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LONDON: The UK’s highest court rules today on the legality of Government financial measures that are hitting British citizens who want to bring spouses or partners into the country. Supreme Court justices will announce decisions in a number of challenges brought against a mandatory “minimum income” immigration requirement which opponents say ...

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Next Metropolitan Police Commissioner about to be named

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LONDON: Britain’s next top police officer could be revealed on Wednesday following interviews with senior politicians. Those vying to be named the new Metropolitan Police Commissioner will speak to Home Secretary Amber Rudd, London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Policing Minister Brandon Lewis. An announcement on the appointment will be made ...

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Lindsay Lohan asked to remove headscarf at UK airport

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LONDON: Lindsay Lohan claims she was “racially profiled” while wearing a headscarf at London’s Heathrow Airport. The Mean Girls star appeared on a British talk show on Tuesday and revealed that a Heathrow official opened her passport and apologised when they read her name but then asked her to take ...

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Amazon to create more than 5,000 jobs in the UK

LONDON: Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, the company said on Monday, boosting its investment in the country once more even as it prepares to leave the EU. Amazon, along with other tech giants such as Google and Apple, has increased ...

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