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Kulsoom Nawaz contracts throat cancer

LONDON: PML-N’s NA-120 by-election candidate Kulsoom Nawaz and wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has contracted throat cancer.  According to details, the former First Lady of Pakistan has been diagnosed with throat cancer which is in its initial stage. Kulsoom Nawaz was checked by a doctor at her house for three days. Doctors are…

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Hamza rejects reports of rifts within Sharif family

LAHORE: Hamza Shahbaz Sharif, the son of Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif, on Tuesday flew to London on a private visit. According to our correspondent, Hamza Shahbaz left for London for a personal visit. His visit came amid speculations that Hamza is not taking part in campaign of his aunt Kulsoom Nawaz, who is…

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Qadri to leave for Britain tonight

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri will be leaving for Britain on Sunday night, Samaa reported. PAT Chairman will be leaving for Britain at 03.30 am. According to schedule, Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri is expected to sty two days in London and three days in Birmingham. He will return to Pakistan a day before Eid-ul-Azha.

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Sharif family asked to appear before NAB today

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned members of the Sharif family for questioning regarding their London flats on Sunday (today). The accountability bureau had sent notices to the Sharif family regarding their today’s summoning. According to sources, the NAB’s Rawalpindi team has arrived in Lahore for the inquiry. Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his…

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Teenage bowler gets six wickets in an over, all clean bowled

LONDON: A 13-year-old schoolboy cricketer in England has taken six wickets in six balls, all of them clean bowled. Luke Robinson produced his match-winning performance this week for Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Under-13s, based near Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear in north-east England. His family were all on hand to witness his remarkable achievement, with father Stephen…

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Melbourne retains world’s most liveable city crown

SYDNEY: Melbourne has topped a list of the world’s most liveable city for the seventh year running but terrorism and diplomatic tensions are eroding living conditions worldwide, an annual report from the Economist has found. The Australian city was ranked number one out of 140 cities, slightly ahead of the Austrian capital Vienna, with the…

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Kulsoom Nawaz flies to London

ISLAMABAD: Former first lady Kulsoom Nawaz flew to London today, on the day when she had to appear before Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in connection with objections on her nomination papers for NA-120 by-elections, Samaa reported Thursday. Kulsoom Nawaz flew to London for medical checkup, according to family sources. Her nomination papers were challenged…

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Passengers hurt as London bus ploughs into shop

LONDON: A London bus ploughed into a shop on a busy street on Thursday, leaving 10 people hurt and two who were rescued having been trapped inside by the debris. The driver claimed to have blacked out and there was blood inside the bus, witnesses said. Passenger Amy Mullineux, a nurse, said the driver told…

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Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title

                          Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 metres title on Saturday.

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Post-Brexit UK will not slash taxes: finance minister

LONDON: Britain will not cut tax and regulations after Brexit in an attempt to undercut its European rivals, finance minister Philip Hammond has said, after previously threatening to do just that. Hammond said Britain’s economic, social and cultural model would remain “recognisably European” after it left the European Union. His comments to French newspaper Le…

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Indian Muslim woman ‘raped and murdered in honour killing’ after starting relationship with Arab man

NEWS DESK: An Indian Muslim teenager involved in a relationship with an Arab man was kidnapped, raped and murdered in a suspected ‘honour killing’ in London, a court has heard. The body of Celine Dookhran, 19, was found stuffed in a fridge with her throat slit after a second woman who was also attacked raised…

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PTI rejects foreign funding allegation in Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: PTI rejected allegations leveled by PML-N representative Hanif Abbasi accusing the party of receiving foreign funding, on Monday.  Responding to a separate petition filed by Hanif Abbasi, PTI stated in its response to the Supreme Court that allegations were leveled out of ill intentions. The party further stated that solid evidence supporting the allegations…

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Worcestershire’s Whiteley hits six sixes in an over

LONDON: Worcestershire’s Ross Whiteley became the sixth male cricketer to hit six sixes in an over when he achieved the feat in Sunday’s Natwest T20 Blast match against Yorkshire at Headingley. The 28-year-old clobbered left-arm spinner Karl Carver six times over the rope in the 16th over to join a select group that includes Garfield…

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Raj urges India to ‘keep it simple’ in Women’s World Cup final

LONDON: India captain Mithali Raj has urged her side to embrace the challenge of playing hosts England in the World Cup final at a sold-out Lord’s on Sunday. Raj’s side won through to the final with a stunning 36-run win over reigning champions Australia, with Harmanpreet Kaur making a stunning 171 not out. India have…

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Sons recall memories of Princess Diana in new TV documentary

LONDON: Britain’s Prince William and his brother Harry recall memories from their childhood 20 years after the sudden death of their mother, Princess Diana, in a new television documentary to be broadcast this week, reported Reuters. The 90-minute film, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, celebrates the life and work of Diana, Kensington Palace…

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Maryam takes a swipe at Imran over London flat money trail

ISLAMABAD: Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Saturday took a jibe at PTI Chairman Imran Khan after he reportedly failed to submit complete financial record of his foreign assets in London. In his written reply to the apex court through his counsel Naeem Bukhari, Imran Khan maintained he was unable to produce…

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Won’t let Altaf step outside his house in London: Kamal

KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal said on Wednesday that his party would protest in London and won’t let MQM founder Altaf Hussain step outside his house. Addressing a press conference, Kamal said that his party workers did not die while collecting hides. He said that it was MQM founder and former…

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Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon

London: Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion Sunday with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final. Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 and at 35 is Wimbledon’s oldest men’s winner of the modern…

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Two men on mopeds carried out five acid attacks across London in less than 90 minutes: police

NEWS DESK: Two men on mopeds carried out five acid attacks during a spree across London, which lasted less than 90 minutes, police said. According to The Independent, the Metropolitan Police said one victim had been left with ‘life-changing’ injuries after being doused Thursday night in the east of the capital. The assaults appeared to…

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Video: ‘White Walkers’ promote GoT in London

LONDON: The latest Game of Thrones’ promotions in London where a group of ‘White Walkers’ took to the streets of the city ahead of the show’s season 7 premiere, is the talk of the town. What if you happen to be a citizen in London and chance upon a troupe of White Walkers coming your…

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Hussain Nawaz returns from London

RAWALPINDI: The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s elder son Hussain Nawaz has returned to Islamabad from London. He had left for London from Islamabad on Thursday via Doha, sparking speculation that he would visit the former Qatari prime minister in order to convince him to record his statement before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT). Hussain returned…

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