Saturday, 27 November 2021

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Girl, 10, dies after suffering cardiac arrest on Canadian flight to London

LONDON: A 10-year-old girl has died after suffering a cardiac arrest on a transatlantic flight to London.  The child, who was reportedly with three adult siblings, was travelling on board Air Canada flight AC-868 from Toronto to London Heathrow at the time.  After reporting the emergency to air traffic controllers, ...

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Street brawl involving up to 100 people breaks out in Woking

LONDON: Four people have been arrested in Woking, Surrey, after a fight broke out in the early hours of Christmas Day involving as many as 100 people. Coins were thrown at officers and a number of taxi drivers were reported to have been intimidated during the trouble, which lasted around ...

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Britain’s local councils allowed to spy on residents

Britain’s local councils were given permission to conduct surveillance on residents living in their borough to spy on dog-walkers, those feeding pigeons or throwing garbage incorrectly. The 2,800 covert surveillance operations over five years emerged on Monday as part of a mass freedom of information request by the Liberal Democrat party. As ...

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Queen misses Christmas Day church service ‘because of cold’

  SANDRINGHAM: The Queen has not attended church on Christmas Day because she is still suffering from a heavy cold. Buckingham Palace said she was staying indoors to help her recover but added that she would still participate in the family’s Christmas Day celebrations. Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince Harry ...

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Queen’s Christmas message: ‘We can do small things with great love’

LONDON: Thousands of “small acts of goodness” can make a difference, even though the world’s problems often seem too big to change, the Queen has said. In her annual Christmas Day address she said she drew strength from “ordinary people doing extraordinary things”. After paying tribute to the UK’s Olympians ...

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Queen’s granddaughter Zara and her husband Mike lose their baby

LONDON: The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike have sadly lost the baby they were expecting, just days before Christmas. Equestrian champion Zara and former England rugby player Tindall revealed at the end of November that they were expecting their second child,  saying they were “very, very happy” and looking forward to ...

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Theresa May urges Britons to unite in first Christmas message

LONDON: Theresa May has used her first Christmas message as Prime Minister to call on British people to “come together” after a year of divisions over the Brexit referendum. Mrs May said it is important to “unite our country” as Britain seeks a “bold” new role on the world stage outside ...

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London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving

LONDON: St Katharine Cree church in Leadenhall Street is a survivor of both the Great Fire of 1666 and the second world war blitz, while the 80cm-high alabaster carving was part of a monument to Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, a prominent figure in the reign of Elizabeth I, dating from the ...

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Indian restaurant owner Syed Miah must repay £300,000

LONDON: The owners of an Indian restaurant in York made £300,000 through his cocaine, cannabis and Ecstasy sales, York Crown Court heard. Syed Juhel Miah may have to sell the building in Tanner Row where he ran his restaurant, The Mogul, and his home in Tennant Road, Acomb, as the ...

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