Thursday, 21 June 2018

Tag Archives: UK

PM Abbasi attends Commonwealth summit in UK

LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will lead the Pakistani delegation to the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM-2018) to be held in London from Wednesday to Friday (April 18 to 20). The main theme of the conference is “Towards A Common Future.” Pakistan is one of the founding ...

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Pakistan Army cadet wins ‘International Medal’ at Royal military academy

LONDON: Pakistan Army cadet Sheroz Shahid has clinched overseas International Medal at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) UK. “The award is given for high performance in education, training and physical fitness fields displayed during the training period,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement on Friday. “The medal ...

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UK could launch retaliatory cyber attack on Russia

LONDON: Britain would consider launching a cyber attack against Russia in retaliation if Russia targeted British national infrastructure, the Sunday Times reported, citing unnamed security sources. Britain’s relations with Russia are at a historic low, after it blamed Russia for a nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal ...

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Angelina Jolie Receives Honor From Queen Elizabeth

The Associated Press   LONDON: Angelina Jolie, 42 is a real inspiration for everyone as she is now giving back to the people by helping them live and better life and by doing environmental protection. Actress herself is highly inspired by 91 year old Royal, Queen Elizabeth herself. ❤️ A ...

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Watchdog confirms UK findings in Russian ex-spy case

LONDON: The international chemical weapons watchdog today confirmed the UK’s findings that the source of the military-grade nerve agent used to target the former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury originally came from Russia. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ...

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Irrfan Khan’s health is not deteriorating: Spokesperson

LONDON: After the revelation that Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been suffering neuroendocrine tumour, rumors reporting his deteriorating health have constantly been afloat. Citing family sources, journalist Umair Sandhu had tweeted that Irrfan’s cancer was in its final stage. Now, Khan’s spokesperson has requested everyone to refrain from such baseless ‘social media ...

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ASOS ups investment as sales grow 27 percent

LONDON: Online fashion retailer ASOS said it would step up its investment in logistics and distribution after reporting a 27 percent rise in first-half sales on Wednesday and forecasting similar growth in the second half. The British company, which targets twenty-something shoppers, reported retail sales of 1.13 billion pounds, and ...

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British Gas raising prices by 5.5 percent

File photo dated 14/10/13 of a British Gas logo. LONDON: A 5.5%, or £60 a year, rise in energy prices for British Gas customers on default deals has been branded as “unjustified” by the government. The company, the UK’s largest energy supplier, said that 4.1 million of its customers would ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan seek charity donations over wedding gifts

LONDON: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle don’t want wedding gifts. The couple, requested charitable donations instead. Kensington Palace announced Monday that the couple has “personally selected” seven organizations well-wishers are asked to support. The organizations, the news release said, reflect the pair’s “shared values.” “Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle are ...

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British athletics great Roger Bannister dies at 88

LONDON: Record-breaking British athlete Roger Bannister, the first man to run a mile in under four minutes, has died aged 88, his family announced on Sunday. “Sir Roger Bannister, died peacefully in Oxford on 3rd March 2018, aged 88, surrounded by his family who were as loved by him, as ...

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