Monday, 16 July 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

BERLIN: Europe “must take its fate into its own hands” faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. “The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I’ve experienced that in the last few days,” ...

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Emily parents criticise university over daughter’s suicide

LONDON: The family of a student who took her own life after suffering abuse says she might be alive today if the University of Aberdeen had offered a “basic duty of care”. Emily Drouet, 18, killed herself at her Aberdeen halls of residence in March 2016 following weeks of verbal, ...

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Prince of Wales donates to Manchester Fund

LONDON: The Manchester Arena Bombing has affected so many around the world. Politicians, royals and world leaders have sent their condolences to the people of Manchester and the United Kingdom. Members of the British Royal Family were among those who spoke out publicly about the attacks. The Prince of Wales ...

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Trump condemns leaks after UK police stop sharing attack information

LONDON: President Donald Trump said on Thursday that “deeply troubling” leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies. British Prime Minister Theresa May raised British concerns with Trump at a NATO summit in Brussels, telling him ...

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Staffordshire: Five die as car and lorry crash on M6

STAFFORDSHIRE: Five people have died in a collision involving a lorry and a car on the M6 in Staffordshire. The driver and four passengers of the car were killed in the crash southbound between junction 15 for Stoke-on-Trent and 14 for Stafford. One person was also critically injured, Staffordshire Police ...

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Manchester Suicide Bomber Identified as Salman Abedi

MANCHESTER: The man who blew himself up Monday night following an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, has been identified as Salman Abedi, police said. Ian Hopkins, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, speaking to reporters Tuesday afternoon, identified the 22 year-old Abedi as the alleged attacker, but provided no ...

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ICC to review security in wake of Manchester bombing

LONDON: The ICC have reiterated their commitment to safety and security at the forthcoming Champions Trophy and Women’s World Cup, in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed at least 22 people and injured several more in Manchester on Monday night. The incident, which police believe to have been ...

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Prince Philip’s contribution to UK-Pakistan ties acknowledged

LONDON: Speakers at a dinner hosted on Thursday said that close cooperation between Pakistan and the United Kingdom was playing an important role for promotion of peace and development. At the lavish dinner, the UK-Pakistani Society thanked Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, for 63 years of his service as ...

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Failure not our option, EU says as Brexit plan set

LONDON: Failure to strike a deal that ushers Britain out of the European Union in an orderly way is not an option Brussels wants to consider, its chief negotiator said on Monday as the EU gave a final green light for him to launch talks next month. Britain’s Brexit Secretary ...

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