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Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for China

Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for China

By Reuters ENGLAND:  The first freight train to run from Britain to China was due to depart on Monday, carrying vitamins, baby products and other goods as Britain seeks to burnish its global trading credentials for when it leaves the European Union. The 7,500-mile journey from eastern England to eastern China will take three weeks, […]

Britain qualify after Canadian hits umpire with ball

Britain qualify after Canadian hits umpire with ball

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Britain reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals in bizarre circumstances on Sunday when Canada’s Denis Shapovalov defaulted for inadvertently blasting a ball into the umpire’s face. Wimbledon boys’ champion Shapovalov, 17, was two sets to love down against Kyle Edmund in the fifth and deciding rubber when he hammered the ball away in […]

Karachi at standstill after Altaf Hussain’s arrest

Karachi at standstill after Altaf Hussain’s arrest

KARACHI (Yes Desk) – The routine life remained at standstill in the port city on Wednesday after the arrest of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain in London. To express solidarity with Altaf Hussain, thousands of party workers staged a sit-in calling for his release. About 4,000 people had reached the Numaish Chowrangi intersection […]