Tag: London

Royal Wedding: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle now married couple

  London: Prince Harry married US actress Meghan Markle in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle here on Saturday. Meghan became the first royal bride to walk herself up the aisle at a royal wedding. She was met half way by Prince Charles, the Duke of Cornwall, who walked her down the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Royal wedding: Harry and Markle become Duke and Duchess of Sussex

London: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day on Saturday. Queen Elizabeth II bestowed the dukedom on her grandson in the morning, with his wife-to-be automatically becoming a duchess. Prince Harry’s titles will be Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel. “The Queen has […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
20 Indian start-ups selected for business expansion to London

Bengaluru: Twenty Indian start-ups have been chosen to join London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s India Emerging 20 (IE20) business programme which aims to help selected companies in setting up or expanding their business in Britain’s capital. The India Emerging 20 programme which is in its third edition this year was launched by London and Partners, which is […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
English Premier League
Tottenham beat Huddersfield 2-0

London: Tottenham Hotspur extended their unbeaten streak across all competitions to 17 games with a 2-0 home victory over Huddersfield Town in the English Premier League (EPL). South Korean forward Son Heung-min was the star of the day at Wembley Stadium here on Saturday, scoring in the 27th and 54th minutes to lift his overall […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Good number of sick days need not make your kid dull

London: Parents, please take note. A new study assures us that a long list of recurring but less severe illnesses such as ear pain, bad cough or running nose is unlikely to affect the learning ability of your child. Even when one sick day leads to another, and collecting prescriptions at the pharmacy becomes a […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
London retains number one world city rank

London: London has retained its rank as the number one city in the world shrugging off Brexit worries, according to Global Power City Index (GPCI). The GPCI, published by the Mori Memorial Foundation, ranked London as number one for the sixth year in a row, highlighting the city’s strengths in, its cultural offer and transport links […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Car hits crowd near London museum, many injured

London: A car mounted the pavement and ploughed into pedestrians near the Natural History Museum in London on Saturday, the police said. The Metropolitan Police said a “number” of people had been injured and one person was arrested following the incident on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, the BBC reported. People on social media reported […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Vijay Mallya arrested in London

New Delhi: Fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya was on Tuesday arrested in London in a money laundering case, CBI sources said. CBI sources said that Mallya was arrested in the case pending against him. Mallya is wanted in India for his Kingfisher Airlines defaulting on loans worth nearly Rs 9,000 crore. He fled to Britain […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Nawaz Sharif's wife discharged from London hospital

Islamabad: Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment in London, has been discharged from a hospital here and her further treatment, including chemotherapy, would start next week. Nawaz underwent a third operation for lymphoma, for which she was diagnosed last month, on September 21. “Shukar Alhamdulillah, Ammi (Kulsoom […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Ex-Thai PM seeking asylum in UK: Source

Bangkok: Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was currently in London and seeking political asylum in the UK, an informed source from her Pheu Thai Party has confirmed. Thailand’s Supreme Court convicted Yingluck on Wednesday of dereliction of duty over a controversial rice subsidy programme and sentenced her to five years in prison. The scheme […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
London dealer buys world's largest rough diamond for $53 mn

London: One of London’s top diamond companies announced on Tuesday it bought the world’s largest rough diamonds, a rare gem the size of a tennis ball. The diamond has been sold for $53 million, according to Xinhua. Laurence Graff said following successful negotiation with the Lucara Diamond Corp, his company has acquired the world’s most […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan

Islamabad: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan from London on Monday, a month after he went to the UK to be with his wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment. Sharif arrived at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport here at 7.30 a.m. where he was received by senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Six injured in London acid attack

London: Six people were injured in a suspected acid attack in London, according to the Metropolitan Police. The police were called to Stratford Centre at 8 p.m. on Saturday following an “altercation” between two groups of males where a noxious substance was thrown, reports the BBC. The injuries were “not life threatening or life changing”, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Teen arrested for London Tube bombing

London: An 18-year-old was arrested on Saturday in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 29 people injured. The man was detained in the port area of Dover by Kent Police over the Friday morning rush hour attack at the Parsons Green station in southwest London, BBC reported. The Islamic […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
London Tube train hit by terror attack

London: An explosion jolted a London Tube train carriage during morning rush hour on Friday, leaving several people injured in what Metropolitan Police said was a “terror incident”. Neil Basu, Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner and the senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said some hours after the incident that it was a terrorist incident, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021