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April 20, 2018 11:35 am gmt |
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Diaspora Tamils staged a protest in London today against the ongoing visit to the UK by President Maithripala Sirisena. The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) said that it initiated a campaign titled “#GoBackMY3” to protest against the President’s visit to London to attend the Commonwealt...
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April 15, 2018 8:15 am gmt |
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Maithripala Sirisena, the President of Sri Lanka is set to visit the UK tonight, as part of a trip to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London. President will be focused on reaffirming Sri Lanka’s firm commitment to the Commonwealth and deepening Sri Lanka’s partnership w...
In World
April 2, 2018 11:33 am gmt |
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai left Pakistan for London on Monday (April 2) a local official said, after a four-day whirlwind visit back to her homeland, her first since militants nearly killed her in 2012. Yousafzai and her family were taken to Islamabad airport in a security convoy and t...
In Britain
March 11, 2018 5:02 am gmt |
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Britain deployed specialist troops on Friday (March 9) to remove potentially contaminated objects from the English city where a Russian former double agent and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent. Sergei Skripal, 66, who passed Russian secrets to Britain, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have be...
In Srilanka
February 7, 2018 11:55 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena has revoked the suspension of Brigadier Priyanka Fernando from duties as the Minister Counsellor (Defence) attached to the Sri Lanka High Commission in London. President Maithripala Sirisena has revoked the suspension of Brigadier Priyanka Fernando from duties as the Mi...
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February 6, 2018 4:22 am gmt |
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A new Athletics World Cup will take place in London this summer, with eight top nations competing. The inaugural competition is scheduled for 14 and 15 July – the same weekend as football’s World Cup final in Russia and the Wimbledon tennis finals. Britain and the United States will take ...
In Britain
January 27, 2018 11:45 am gmt |
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Three teenage boys have died after a car crashed into them at a bus stop in west London. Police were called to Shepiston Lane, Hayes, at 8.41pm on Friday following reports of a road traffic collision. Despite the efforts of paramedics, all three boys were pronounced dead at the scene. The victims wer...
In Britain
January 22, 2018 5:19 am gmt |
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson landed in London on Sunday (January 21) for the UK leg of a Europe trip that will also include Paris and where Iran will reportedly “dominate” many discussions, and aid said. With President Donald Trump warning of a last chance for “the worst de...
In India
January 19, 2018 3:56 am gmt |
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Moves are afoot to schedule Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK on April 19 and 20 for the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) summit, sources said on Thursday. This will be his second visit to London. The Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Summit, Tim Hitchens, is in New Del...
In India
January 12, 2018 4:21 am gmt |
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The extradition hearing of Indian businessman Vijay Mallya continued on Thursday as the defence sought to challenge the admissibility of certain evidence, used by the prosecution in its efforts to return Mr.Mallya to India based on allegations of fraud, and money laundering. The case has now been pus...
In Britain
January 9, 2018 8:22 am gmt |
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Flames tore through a paint factory in north London on Monday (January 8) night. London Fire Brigade told local people to stay indoors with their windows shut as thick black smoke poured from the building in the Staples Corner area. A total of 15 tenders and almost 100 firefighters tackled the blaze....
In Britain
December 25, 2017 9:38 am gmt |
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The Queen will pay tribute to London and Manchester in her Christmas Day broadcast for the way in which they dealt with this year’s terror attacks. Looking back over 2017, she will say both cities’ “powerful identities” have “shone through” adversity. The Queen wil...
In Britain
December 11, 2017 9:08 am gmt |
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Heavy snow in Britain caused massive travel disruptions on Sunday. Large parts of the country saw snow on Sunday, including Wales, the Midlands and parts of northern and eastern England. In Wales, accumulated snow reached nearly 30 centimeters high. Four major subway lines in London experienced long ...
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November 20, 2017 4:49 am gmt |
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Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career and sent out a huge statement of intent as the stylish Bulgarian beat David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday (November 19). The 26-year-old recovered from losing his opening two service games to finally get the better of the wi...
In Sports
November 16, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov outclassed Belgium’s David Goffin 6-0 6-2 to race into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Wednesday (November 15). The world number six looked supreme as he made it two wins from two matches on his tournament debut. At one stage, a whitewash looked a distinct ...
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November 15, 2017 4:43 am gmt |
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Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in London once again on Tuesday (November 14) but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev. The 36-year-old six-time champion ma...
In Britain
November 10, 2017 5:16 am gmt |
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The chimes of Big Ben started once again on Thursday in London after three months of silence due to restoration work, just in time for Armistice Day. The bell began to chime exactly at 09:00. It chimes again this time to ensure that it strikes at exactly the right time for Armistice Day commemoration...
In Britain
November 5, 2017 12:21 pm gmt |
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Italian fashion design duo Dolce & Gabbana switched on the Christmas lights at famous department store Harrods in Knightsbridge in central London, on Thursday (November 2). The two also teamed up with the store to carefully create detailed window displays featuring different scenes from Italian l...
In Sports
October 26, 2017 3:48 am gmt |
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Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had to battle to victory over qualifier Karen Khachanov 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-3 at the Vienna Open on Wednesday (October 25). Tsonga lost the opening set on a tie-break but, having drawn the match level at 1-1, cruised the third set to beat the 20-year-old and advance to the sec...