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Macron says ‘horrified’ at UK attack

Macron says ‘horrified’ at UK attack

AFP PARIS:  French President Emmanuel Macron voiced his “horror” at the attack that killed 22 people at a pop concert in England, and plans to speak to British Prime Minister Theresa May. Macron “learnt with horror and shock about the attack that occurred yesterday evening,” his office said in a statement. “He addresses all of […]

UK lawmakers criticise social media over response to ‘extremist content’

UK lawmakers criticise social media over response to ‘extremist content’

Reuters LONDON:  Social media were heavily criticised by a committee of British lawmakers on Monday for failing to do enough to remove illegal and extremist material posted on their sites, and for not preventing it appearing in the first place. Platforms such as Twitter, YouTube and Facebook has been criticised over their moderation policies after […]

UK CONSUMER SPENDING GROWS AT SLOWEST RATE IN THREE YEARS: VISA

UK CONSUMER SPENDING GROWS AT SLOWEST RATE IN THREE YEARS: VISA

LONDON – British consumer spending increased at the slowest annual pace in more than three years in the first three months of 2017, in a further sign that one of the economy’s main engines is losing steam as Brexit preparations begin, a survey showed on Monday. Payment card company Visa (V.N) said real-terms spending increased […]

PPP GOVT PROVIDED BANNED ORGANIZATION DATA TO UK

PPP GOVT PROVIDED BANNED ORGANIZATION DATA TO UK

ISLAMABAD (News Desk) – In yet another shocking disclosure, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had in its tenure signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of the United Kingdom and provided them the data regarding the banned organization. The cabinet of Yousaf Raza Gillani had given the nod to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Germany: study

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Germany: study

By Reuters LONDON: Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries, while newborns in Denmark, Germany and Japan cry and fuss the least, researchers said on Monday. In research looking at how much babies around the world cry in their first three months, psychologists from Britain have created the first universal […]

UK police still believe London attacker was acting alone

UK police still believe London attacker was acting alone

British anti-terrorism police said on Saturday they still believe the man who launched a deadly attack outside parliament this week was acting alone but conceded they may never understand his motive. British-born Khalid Masood, 52, was shot dead after killing four people including a policemen in a rampage on Wednesday when he rammed his car […]

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

AP A handout picture released by the British Metropolitan Police Service shows Khalid Masood (aka Adrian Elms, Adrian Russell Ajao). — AFP The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London says that the Westminster attacker was in the country three times and taught English there. A statement released late Friday says Khalid Masood taught English […]

UK police returning seized money to Muttahida

UK police returning seized money to Muttahida

UK police returning seized money to Muttahida LONDON: The UK police are in the process of transferring nearly half a million pounds to Altaf Hussain, the Muttahida Qaumi Move­ment and Karachi businessman Sarfraz Merchant. The money was originally seized in the course of a money laundering investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s National Terrorist Financial Investigation […]

PCB’s inquiry committee will visit UK to question Nasir Jamshed, says official

PCB’s inquiry committee will visit UK to question Nasir Jamshed, says official

PCB’s inquiry committee will visit UK to question Nasir Jamshed, says official   Agency The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials said on Tuesday that PCB’s inquiry committee will travel to UK to investigate the matter of Nasir Jamshed’s involvement in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing scandal. While talking to DawnNews, a PCB official said […]

Queen formally approves law giving UK PM May power to trigger EU exit talks

Queen formally approves law giving UK PM May power to trigger EU exit talks

Queen formally approves law giving UK PM May power to trigger EU exit talks By Agency Britain’s Queen Elizabeth welcomes Theresa May at the start of an audience in Buckingham Palace. PHOTO: REUTERS LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on Thursday formally granted Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger exit talks with the European Union, approving […]

UK cruise ship damages pristine Indonesian coral reef

UK cruise ship damages pristine Indonesian coral reef

UK cruise ship damages pristine Indonesian coral reef By Agency Raja Ampat in eastern Indonesia has long been a top attraction for intrepid travellers and avid divers, home to palm-fringed islands surrounded by an underwater kaleidoscope of coral and fish. PHOTO: facebook.com/gorajaampat SORONG: A British-owned cruise ship has smashed into and damaged pristine coral reefs in a […]