Monday, 15 October 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Teenager raped in lay-by after A197 lift offer

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A driver who raped a teenager is being sought by police in Northumberland. The 18-year-old was walking along the footpath of the A197, near Morpeth Golf Club, early on Saturday, when a man stopped and offered her a lift. She accepted, but after driving a short distance he pulled into ...

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UK speaker John Bercow opposes a Trump address to parliament

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LONDON: The Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons said he was “strongly opposed” to allowing Donald Trump to address members of parliament during the US president’s state visit later this year. John Bercow said such a speech was “not an automatic right, it is an earned honour” – and one ...

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British Pakistani lawyer turns to wrestling

LONDON: A British Pakistani law graduate has turned his back on the legal profession to pursue his passion of becoming a full-time wrestler. Malik Hashim Waseem, trained as a lawyer from a London university has devoted himself to becoming a world-class wrestler to make both Pakistan and Britain proud. “I ...

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UK, Romania Keen to join CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China’s China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project has officially become a hot topic around the world. The U.K. and Romania are reportedly ready to join the $46 billion project, which is already being called a game-changer for the region. Meanwhile, countries from all around the world view CPEC as a ...

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UK Home Secretary to look into MQM related police inquiries

BRADFORD: British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has promised that she will “look into” the various matters surrounding the investigations related to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Britain and will provide answers. The Home Secretary made this promise during a meeting of the Home Affairs Select Committee while answering questions ...

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Motor insurance premiums hit record high, as cars go hi tech

LONDON: Car insurance premiums in the UK have hit a record high, partly because cars’ increasingly complex electronics have made repairs more expensive. The average annual comprehensive policy cost £462 in the last three months of 2016, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Previously the highest figure was ...

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PM Theresa May: Trump’s travel ban ‘divisive and wrong’

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May called President Trump’s controversial travel ban “divisive and wrong”, a delayed response to the backlash she faced at home for failing to criticize the executive order. May, the first foreign leader to meet with Trump at the White House last Friday, told Parliament that “this government is clear ...

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