Friday, 14 May 2021

Tag Archives: LONDON

WikiLeaks’ Assange questioned by prosecutors

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being questioned by prosecutors on Monday at the Ecuadoran embassy in London in the latest twist in the long-running legal battle over a rape allegation against him. Swedish prosecutor Ingrid Isgren, who will be present while Assange is questioned by an Ecuadoran prosecutor, entered ...

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Victoria Beckham wants to manage son’s career

LONDON:  Victoria Beckham is keen to use her experience in the music industry to manager her son Cruz’s pop career but her husband David is keen for Scooter Braun to take on the role. The former Spice Girls singer is keen to ensure 11-year-old Cruz Beckham doesn’t fall victim to ...

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State of emergency likely to be extended, says French PM

LONDON: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that the country’s state of emergency, imposed after last year’s Paris attacks, will likely be extended as France gears up for presidential elections. “It is difficult today to end the state of emergency,” Valls told media as France marked exactly one year since ...

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RBS chairman calls for transitional Brexit deal for banks

LONDON: The chairman of RBS, Sir Howard Davies, has backed calls for a transitional deal with Europe when Britain leaves the union, warning of the risk to banks if they swiftly lost access to the single market and passporting rights. “I think it is damaging if we don’t get a ...

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