Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Jasvir Singh appointed fellow of UK religion centre

BIRMINGHAM: British Asian Jasvir Singh, chair of campaign group City Sikhs who was awarded the royal honour of OBE in 2017, has been appointed honorary fellow of the Edward Cadbury Centre for Public Understanding of Religion based at the University of Birmingham. The appointment is based on his work over ...

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Marks and Spencer to shut more than 100 stores

LONDON: British food-to-clothing retailer Marks and Spencer will shut more than 100 “underperforming” UK stores in an ongoing restructuring, it said on Tuesday. The high-street chain has expanded its closure plans as it aims to shift at least a third of sales online, the group announced in a statement. The London-listed ...

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PIA invites Royal couple to visit Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has invited Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex to visit the northern areas of Pakistan. The national Airline posted a picture of Princess Diana on its Twitter handle, during her visit to the northern areas of Pakistan and requested the ...

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Priyanka Chopra at the Royal Wedding

Priyanka Chopra flew to the UK to be a part of her friend Meghan Markle’s big day. The Qunatico star looked very graceful in a lavender Vivienne Westwood skirt and blazer combo, which was paired with a classy hat, as she arrived at the St George’s Chapel in the grounds ...

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Pakistan envoy in UK Syed Ibne Abbas calls on Jeremy Corbyn

LONDON: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas called on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at the British Parliament today. The meeting was attended by Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Kate Hollern MP, besides senior members of Mr Corbyn’s office. The two sides discussed a wide range of ...

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Johnson to Trump: ‘Don’t walk away’ from Iran deal

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called on US President Donald Trump not to scuttle the Iran nuclear deal. In an article in The New York Times on Sunday, Johnson, who is in Washington to persuade the Trump administration to remain in the international accord, said that “it would ...

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New car sales increase

LONDON: The UK new car market grew 10.4% year-on-year in April as it benefited from a favourable year-ago comparison base due to additional sales days and the impact of tax changes last year. The SMMT said that some 167,911 new cars were registered in the UK last month and that ...

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