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UK-banks

UK police freeze over 100 million pounds in bank accounts on bribery fears

08 August, 2019 1:24 am 1:24 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The UK police have frozen eight bank accounts containing a total of more than 100 million pounds, which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption overseas. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday a London court had approved the Account Freezing Orders (AFOs), the largest granted to date, and … Read More


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No-deal Brexit to hurt you the most, EU’s Juncker tells Britain

08 August, 2019 2:41 am 2:41 am

VIENNA (Reuters) – Outgoing European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Saturday that a no-deal Brexit would hurt Britain more than the rest of Europe no matter how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government pretends otherwise. Britain has been pressing the European Union to amend the terms of Britain’s withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to … Read More


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Muslims in Kargil take to streets, face Indian army’s barbarity

08 August, 2019 6:47 am 6:47 am

KARGIL (92 News) – Muslim community in Kargil took to streets on Friday to protest against the separation of Laddakh from Kashmir. Indian troops turned violent and manhandled the protesters, arresting several of them. The situation remained tense in the occupied valley on the fifth consecutive day for Kashmiris who faced acute shortage of food … Read More


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Major power cut hits residences, transport in parts of Britain

08 August, 2019 4:00 am 4:00 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A power cut lasting up to an hour hit parts of Britain including areas of London on Friday evening, snarling rail services, knocking out traffic lights and disrupting an airport during the rush hour. Passengers were shut out of some of the country’s busiest train stations because of overcrowding and hundreds of … Read More




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No-deal Brexit: UK car investment plunges by 70 per cent

07 July, 2019 1:33 pm 1:33 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Investment in UK’s car sector plunged by more than 70 percent in the first half of the year as concerns about a disorderly Brexit persisted, an industry body said on Wednesday. It warned that leaving the EU without an agreement was the “worst outcome”. The automotive industry, Britain’s biggest exporter of goods … Read More




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UK-EU

UK’s Johnson’s Brexit policy ‘unacceptable’, says E...

07 July, 2019 9:06 am 9:06 am

92 NEWS (Web Desk) – Top European officials have rebuffed the Brexit policy of Boris Johnson after his first speech to UK MPs. The new prime minister said he was committed to “getting rid” of the Irish border backstop, which has long been a bone of contention in negotiations. The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel … Read More


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Incoming British PM Johnson picks his Brexit team

07 July, 2019 3:42 pm 3:42 pm

LONDON (Web Desk) – Boris Johnson takes office as British prime minister today and will then unveil the names of the team he has tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal. Johnson enters Downing Street at one of the most perilous junctures in post-World War British history – … Read More




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Cramaker Nissan plans to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide, reports claim

07 July, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

92 NEWS (Web Desk) – Carmaker magnet Nissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs worldwide as part of efforts to turn itself around, Japanese media have reported. Nissan announced in May it would cut 4,800 jobs from its global workforce of around 139,000 as it grapples with a fall in profits to a near-decade low … Read More


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Britain delays decision on Huawei’s role in 5G networks

07 July, 2019 11:23 am 11:23 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Monday postponed a decision on whether Huawei [HWT.UL] could participate in building next-generation 5G mobile networks until it had a clearer picture of the impact of US measures taken against the Chinese company. “These measures could have a potential impact on the future availability and reliability of Huawei’s products, together … Read More




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Oil-tanker

UK’s May to chair Cobra meeting to tackle oil tanker seizure crisis

07 July, 2019 9:57 am 9:57 am

LONDON (Web Desk) – Britain Prime minister Theresa May will chair the government’s emergency committee Cobra on Monday after a British-flagged tanker was seized by Iran in the Gulf. May is expected to receive updates from ministers and officials and discuss maintaining the security of shipping in the area. It comes amid reports ministers are … Read More




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UK weighs response to Iran Gulf crisis with few good options

07 July, 2019 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain was weighing its next moves in the Gulf tanker crisis on Sunday, with few good options apparent as a recording emerged showing that the Iranian military defied a British warship when it boarded and seized a ship three days ago. Little clue has been given by Britain on how it plans … Read More




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UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit

07 July, 2019 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favorite to become Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office. “I am sure I am not going to be sacked because I am going to resign before we get to that point,” … Read More




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Standoff: UK calls oil ship seizure ‘hostile act’ as Iran relea...

07 July, 2019 12:36 pm 12:36 pm

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom has denounced Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a “hostile act” and rejected Tehran’s explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards posted a video online showing speedboats pulling alongside the Stena Impero tanker, its … Read More




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UK calls seizure of ship a ‘hostile act’, Iran releases video o...

07 July, 2019 10:45 pm 10:45 pm

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a ‘hostile act’ on Saturday, rejecting Tehran’s explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards posted a video online showing speedboats pulling up alongside the Stena Impero tanker, … Read More




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Oil-tanker

UK says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one

07 July, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said they had captured the British-flagged Stena Impero, announcing the move two … Read More




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