Thursday, 24 October 2019

Tag Archives: UK

UK police investigate reports of blast on London underground train

LONDON: Heavily armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a train. A Reuters witness could see six ambulances, fire engines and a helicopter at Parsons Green station in West London where the Metro newspaper ...

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Scottish unemployment rate falls to lowest level in 42 years

EDINBURGH: Scotland’s jobless total fell by 7,000 in the three months to July, to stand at 102,000. The unemployment rate fell by 0.3% from the previous quarter to reach 3.8% – below the UK figure of 4.3%. The number of people in work rose by 60,000 to 2,587,000, according to ...

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Over 100 British MPs push for Sikh census data

Over 100 British MPs, from across the political spectrum, are backing efforts to get Britain’s large Sikh community recognised as a separate ethnic group by Britain’s official statistics body. A letter to Britain’s National Statistician John Pullinger had garnered signatures from 113 MPs by Tuesday, following community efforts to push ...

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UK Оffers to Мaintain Defence and Security Cooperation with EU

LONDON: Britain has played one its strongest cards in the EU negotiations by offering to put its defence, security and aid assets at the disposal of the European Union in the hope of getting concessions on future trading and economic relations. The offer extends to continuing to share embassies with the EU, ...

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60mph winds to hit parts of the UK

LONDON: Motorists are being warned to expect rush hour disruption as high winds hit the UK on Monday. An area of low pressure will cause particularly strong wind in southern Wales and south-west England, with gusts of between 55 and 60mph expected. Met Office forecaster Greg Dewhurst said the rest ...

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London stays world’s top finance centre despite Brexit

FRANKFURT/ LONDON: London remains the globe’s most attractive financial centre, extending its lead over New York despite Britain’s looming departure from the European Union, a survey found on Monday. Britain’s departure from the trading bloc has led to some politicians and economists predicting London will lose its pre-eminent status as ...

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Responsibility for defeating terror not Pakistan’s only: Corbyn

Pakistan should be treated with respect In a reply to US President Trump’s policies, Britain’s Labour party Chief Jeremy Corbyn, remarked that Pakistan is a country which should be treated respectfully and states should not criticise it. Recently, Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops ...

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Resham Khan makes remarkable recovery after acid attack

You probably would have seen photos of aspiring model Resham khan who survived an acid attack in June this year in London and pictures of the incident went terribly viral on the internet. While her 37-year-old cousin went through an induced coma and is still recovering, Khan got severe scars ...

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