Thursday, 21 June 2018

Tag Archives: UK

European Stocks Edge Higher Before ECB

LONDON: Europe’s main stock markets rose Thursday on earnings news before the latest interest rate call from the European Central Bank. Frankfurt and London each nudged 0.2 percent higher and Paris rose 0.4 percent. With clouds gathering over the outlook for economic growth and inflation limping, ECB President Mario Draghi ...

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Amir gets visa for England-Ireland tour

LONDON: Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir has been granted the visa to travel to United Kingdon for the England-Ireland tour. Amir will leave for England tomorrow (Wednesday) to join the rest of the squad in Canterbury. According to media reports, Mohammad Amir could not move with rest of the team, when they departed ...

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Amir Khan KOs Phil Lo Greco in 39 Seconds

LONDON: Amir Khan made a blistering return to the ring by beating Phil Lo Greco by stopping his opponent inside 39 seconds at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. The 31-year-old had not fought for two years, since being beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016, and he made ...

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UK Hottest April day in 70 years

Temperatures reached 28.3 deg C in London’s St James’s Park on April 19, 2018.PHOTO: REUTERS   LONDON: The hottest UK April temperature in 70 years was recorded today as the mercury soared to 29.1C, making it the warmest day of the year so far. The Met Office recorded the highest temperature ...

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Indian PM Modi meets Theresa May

British PM Theresa May welcomes PM Modi. (Photo: Reuters) LONDON: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived at 10 Downing Street in London for a breakfast meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May during which the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including cross-border terrorism, ...

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UK, Pakistan reiterate to further strengthening bilateral ties

LONDON: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif met Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London. The two leaders reviewed progress in bilateral relations and reiterated commitment to further strengthening these ties by enhancing trade, promoting investment and ...

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Costa Coffee Recycle Half a Billion Cups by 2020

BEDFORDSHIRE based Costa has promised to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020. The UK’s biggest coffee shop chain, which is based in Dunstable, says it wants to cut the number sent to landfill. It hopes to recycle up to 500 million every year and is encouraging ...

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Brit Asian Rahat Ali vows to train Pakistani youth

LONDON: UK based Pakistani professional athlete and fitness trainer Rahat Ali Shah has said that he needs Pakistan government’s support and patronage to train Pakistani youth for international fitness events. In an interview, Shah said that he is registered with United Kingdom Bodybuilding Fitness Federation (UKBFF) and has achieved a ...

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I’m at the peak of my career, says Amir Khan

Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco have had an entertaining build-up (Picture: Getty Images)

Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco have had an entertaining build-up (Picture: Getty Images) MANCHESTER: BRIT boxing champ Amir Khan insists that he’s at the peak of his career at age 31 as he prepares for what is supposed to be a tune-up this Saturday night on April 21 against ...

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UK Spy Agency Claims China’s ZTE “Poses Risk to UK Security”

LONDON: UK government agency The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) told the country’s telecommunications providers ZTE equipment presented a national security risk, which would be “impossible” to manage if the vendor’s equipment was deployed at scale, Financial Times reported. In a letter to operators, NCSC technical director Ian Levy cited ...

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