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British public warned to get serious about safety measures as coronavirus t...

09 September, 2020 8:45 pm 8:45 pm

LONDON (AFP) – The United Kingdom is on track for about 50,000 COVID-19 infections a day by mid-October and a surging death toll unless the public gets serious about preventive action, top British advisors warned on Monday. Rates of infection in England are replicating the strong resurgence of COVID-19 seen in France and Spain, roughly … Read More


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‘Help!’ cry British musicians, warning of crisis in live music ...

07 July, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

(Reuters) – Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran and The Rolling Stones were among some 1,500 musicians who called on Thursday for the British government to help the live music business survive the novel coronavirus outbreak. “The future for concerts and festivals and the hundreds of thousands of people who work in them looks bleak,” the musicians … Read More


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British coastguards rescue more than 120 migrants in Channel

05 May, 2020 7:52 pm 7:52 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – British coastguards rescued more than 120 migrants trying to cross the English Channel on seven small boats, French maritime authorities said on Friday. The rescue took place in the night from Thursday to Friday, a spokesman for the Maritime Prefecture for the Channel and North Sea said. Border and coastguards in Britain … Read More


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UK chafes at COVID-19 death toll comparison with Italy

05 May, 2020 9:33 am 9:33 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government sought on Sunday to deflect questions over a coronavirus death toll that is Europe’s second worst after Italy, with officials saying it would take a long time before the full picture became clear. Deaths rose to 28,446 as of May 2 – just short of Italy – increasing pressure … Read More


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Two US, one British personnel killed in Iraq rocket attack

03 March, 2020 5:12 pm 5:12 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One British and two American personnel were killed and about a dozen people were wounded when 18 small rockets hit Iraq’s Taji military camp north of Baghdad on Wednesday, US officials told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity. The officials, who cautioned the death toll may rise given the severity of some … Read More


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Assange appears in British court to fight US extradition bid

02 February, 2020 5:24 pm 5:24 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Julian Assange appeared before a British court on Monday to fight an extradition request from the United States which wants to put the 48-year-old on trial for hacking government computers and violating an espionage law. A hero to admirers who say he has exposed abuses of power, Assange is cast by critics … Read More


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British PM Johnson says Iran plane crash shows vital to de-escalate tension...

01 January, 2020 11:28 pm 11:28 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday that the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet in Iran reinforced the importance of de-escalating tensions in the Middle East. “Iran’s admission that Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down by mistake by its own armed forces is an important first … Read More


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British teen to appeal Cyprus conviction over gang rape allegation

01 January, 2020 9:37 pm 9:37 pm

PARALIMNI, Cyprus (Reuters) – A British teenager will appeal against her conviction in Cyprus over a withdrawn allegation of gang rape, her lawyers said on Tuesday, as the British government said it had raised numerous concerns about her treatment with Cypriot authorities. The 19-year-old was given a suspended sentence on Tuesday after being found guilty … Read More


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UK business malaise deepened before election – PMI

12 December, 2019 8:10 pm 8:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – UK business endured their worst downturn since mid-2016 in the run-up to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s landslide victory in a national election last week, a survey showed on Monday. The ‘flash’ early reading of the IHS Markit/CIPS UK Purchasing Managers’ Indexes (PMI) for UK business showed on Monday that the decline in … Read More


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COAS lauds achievements of PAF, PAC

12 December, 2019 4:52 pm 4:52 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra. The army chief was briefed about ongoing projects. COAS Bajwa lauded achievements of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and PAC towards attaining self-reliance and international standards in all its projects. COAS visited Pakistan Aeronautical Complex … Read More


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UK’s winter election: What’s in it for markets?

12 December, 2019 11:20 pm 11:20 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s election on Thursday is widely referred to as the most important in a generation given the impact it will have on the country leaving the European Union and choosing between starkly opposed economic paths. As such, its outcome is expected to have both a strong short-term impact on trading floors but … Read More


British, doctor, declares, Nawaz Sharif, disease, complex

British doctor says Nawaz Sharif can be taken to Boston for treatment

12 December, 2019 10:02 am 10:02 am

LONDON (92 News) – A British doctor has declared the disease of Nawaz Sharif, who is on a four-week bail, a complex one. Talking to 92 News on Sunday, Dr Nayyar Zaman said that the PML-N Quaid could be taken to Boston, United States for treatment. “Nawaz Sharif can be treated in London, but I … Read More


British police shoot man at London Bridge after stabbing

11 November, 2019 8:13 pm 8:13 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British police shot a man on Friday after a stabbing in the London Bridge area in the centre of the city, a security source told Reuters. Videos and photographs on Twitter showed several police cars and buses on the bridge and a truck straddling several lanes. A 14-second video clip on Twitter … Read More


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Johnson pitches ‘Christmas present’ Brexit push in manifesto

11 November, 2019 8:11 am 8:11 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will promise to bring his Brexit deal back to parliament before Christmas when he launches his manifesto on Sunday, the cornerstone of his pitch to voters to “get Brexit done”. Voters face a stark choice at the country’s Dec. 12 election: opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn’s socialist vision, … Read More


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British royal couple meets PM Khan, President Alvi

10 October, 2019 2:53 pm 2:53 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton met with Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan and President Dr Arif Alvi on the second day of their visit in Islamabad. On arrival at the Prime Minister’s House, PM Khan welcomed the royal couple. The British guests was being hosted … Read More