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Seven lawmakers resign from UK Labour Party

LONDON: Seven lawmakers announced their resignation from the U.K’s main opposition Labour party. Lawmaker Luciana Berger was reported to have said that from today the group would sit in the U.K Parliament as a new batch of MPs, known as “The Independent Group.” According to reports, MPs quit the Labour ...

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Porsche warns of Brexit price hike on UK cars

LONDON: Porsche customers in the UK should brace for a price hike of up to 10 percent in case of a hard Brexit, the luxury German carmaker warned Monday. The company said it had taken the “precautionary step” of informing customers whose cars are due to be delivered after March ...

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UK Chancellor’s Beijing trip scrapped amid Def Sec’s China remarks: Reports

LONDON: Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson warned that Beijing was “developing its modern military capability and its commercial power” while announcing the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was being deployed to Asia. The show-of-strength move and accusations that Beijing is disputing the waters in the region have prompted criticism from China. ...

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Leicester: Indian-origin man jailed for burqa-clad robbery

LONDON: An Indian-origin robber who dressed up in a burqa to steal from a jewellery store while threatening a shop worker with a knife in the city of Leicester has been jailed for over four years behind bars. Imtiaz Patel, 42, had pleaded guilty to the knife-point robbery and possession ...

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British Sikhs to invest millions in Pakistan

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s leading business group and British Sikh Association has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make a commitment of working together in the development of the infrastructure for the Kartarpur Corridor and other sites of religious importance in Pakistan for Sikh pilgrims. Signed between British Sikh Association and ...

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Bangladeshi among quizmasters facilitating cheating in UK test

A number of shady organizations are offering means to cheat on a required test for immigrants applying for British citizenship, a BBC investigation revealed. The ‘Life in the UK’ multiple-choice test is aimed at establishing an applicant’s understanding of British laws, traditions, and customs. A BBC undercover investigation found that ...

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‘Special place in Hell’ for Brexiteers: EU leader

PARIS: European Union leader Donald Tusk on Wednesday condemned those calling for Brexit with no idea how to carry it out, saying he hopes Theresa May now has a “realistic” plan. The British prime minister is due in Brussels on Thursday to discuss ways to ensure Britain’s orderly withdrawal from ...

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Germany’s Merkel says ‘still time’ to find Brexit solution

TOKYO: There is still time to find a solution to Britain’s exit from the EU, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday, voicing optimism on a political deal over the tricky “backstop” that has stymied progress. Speaking to Japanese and German business leaders in Tokyo, Merkel stressed that “on the one ...

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