You are here:    Home      Posts tagged "london"

Women break Asian teenage girl’s arm in racist attack in London

NEWS DESK: Police are hunting for two women who broke a teenage girl’s arm in a racist attack in London, reported The Independent. The 15-year-old victim, of Asian appearance, was eating with friends in a branch of KFC in Waltham Forest when the pair threw food at her. When the girl turned around to speak…

Read More
 

Stamps issued to mark British actors prominence in Game of Thrones

LONDON: Stars of “Game of Thrones” will appear on a new collection of stamps to celebrate Britain’s contribution to the fantasy series, Royal Mail announced. Ten characters are pictured in the souvenir series unveiled on Wednesday, set against dramatic scenes from the hit US show. Highlighting the prominence of British stars among the cast, the…

Read More
 

Why a walk in the park beats a stroll on the street

LONDON: Older adults who take a daily constitutional may want to avoid traffic-jammed city streets and head to a park instead because polluted air diminishes the benefits of exercise, a UK study suggests. Researchers in London randomly assigned 119 men and women age 60 or older to take two-hour walks along one of two distinct…

Read More
 

Prince Harry and fiancée release engagement pictures

LONDON: Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle have released a series of portraits by New York-based fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski to mark their engagement. Lubomirski, a former assistant to Mario Testino, famed for his photos of Harry’s mother Princess Diana, took the pictures this week at the royal retreat of Frogmore House,…

Read More
 

Daniyal Aziz thunders at NAB team

Firebrand PML-n leader and federal minister Daniyal Aziz thundered at the ‘buried’ National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for actions against the party supremo Nawaz Sharif. Addressing the media outside the residence of Nawaz Sharif in Lahore, he said teams of the ‘buried NAB’ went to London to elicit the evidences against his leader; but, they failed….

Read More
 

On the trail of London’s serial cat killer

LONDON: In what has become a grim ritual, Tony Jenkins examines the mutilated remains of a domestic cat — and says the south London serial killer has struck once again. Nobody is surprised when Jenkins, the co-founder of Snarl, a local animal rescue and rehabilitation shelter, arrives at a veterinary surgery to confirm the grisly…

Read More
 

Nawaz laments current situation of the country with Ghalib verse

LONDON: Watch former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lament the current situation of the country with a verse from renowned poet Mirza Ghalib. Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Nawaz Sharif said that after he was disqualified, the country’s progress had slowed down. “As you may have observed, the stock market has fallen from 54,000 points to…

Read More
 

No threat to government: PM

LONDON:Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday said there was no threat to the government and expressed confidence that it would complete its term. “I do not see any threat to the government. Threats are always there, however our government will have a smooth sailing with interim government to be formed in June,” Abbasi told reporters…

Read More
 

No chance of assemblies being dissolved: Khawaja Asif

LONDON: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Thursday that there was no chance of assemblies being dissolve, reiterating his stance that elections would take place in time. When asked to comment on Speaker Ayaz Sadiq’s remarks, Khawaja Asif said that he had only expressed concern over the ongoing situation in the country. “There is no…

Read More
 

PM Abbasi meets Shaukat Aziz in London

LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Shaukat Aziz on Thursday to convey his condolences over the demise of the latter’s son. According to details, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met the former prime minister in London where he offered his condolences for the demise of Aziz’s son Abid who died of cancer last month. Abid Aziz…

Read More
 

Bella Hadid went to a pro-Palestinian protest outside the US embassy. Now the internet can’t get enough of her

NEWS DESK: After expressing support for the Palestinians in an emotional Instagram post, international model Bella Hadid participated in a protest outside the US embassy in London. Bella Hadid at the Free Palestine protest outside the American Embassy in London today. Via @BellaHadidDaily pic.twitter.com/U2r1JtV39R — Affinity Magazine (@TheAffinityMag) December 9, 2017 Bella Hadid at the…

Read More
 

WATCH: London Mayor shows off cricketing talent

London Mayor Sadiq Khan showed off his cricketing skills during his visit to Karachi.

Read More
 

Believe it or not: Non-existent restaurant gets top ranking

LONDON: A non-existent restaurant supposedly based in a garden shed briefly became London’s top eating place on travel and restaurant website TripAdvisor, who on Thursday hit back at the hoaxers. “The Shed at Dulwich”, based in a south London back garden, offered invited guests conceptual dishes named after moods, including “Lust – rabbit kidneys on…

Read More
 

Fake restaurant becomes London’s top-rated eatery

LONDON: A non-existent restaurant supposedly based in a garden shed briefly became London’s top eating place on travel and restaurant website TripAdvisor, who on Thursday hit back at the hoaxers. “The Shed at Dulwich”, based in a south London back garden, offered invited guests conceptual dishes named after moods, including “Lust – rabbit kidneys on…

Read More
 

Nawaz Sharif throws more barbs at courts

Harping on the same strings, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif rubbished the Supreme Court’s ruling of his disqualification saying, “It is not accountability; it is a vengeance, instead.” Talking to media after he landed in London, he fired fresh broadsides against the judiciary, remarking, “If accepted that Nawaz Sharif did not get on well with…

Read More
 

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam fly to London

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday departed for London from Lahore airport. They have been granted a week-long exemption from appearing in Accountability Court from Dec 5 to Dec 11 during yesterday’s hearing. According to sources, Nawaz Sharif will return home after one week. Nawaz Sharif will remain…

Read More
 

Bollywood stars shine in Mukesh Ambani’s party for London Mayor Sadiq Khan

MUMBAI: Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani hosted a grand party in Mumbai to welcome London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday and it was attended by some of the most well-known stars in Bollywood. Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sridevi and film directors Karan Johar and Farah Khan were…

Read More
 

Facebook opens new London HQ, to create 800 UK jobs

LONDON: Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit, reported Reuters. The social network said more than half of the people working at the site in central London will focus on…

Read More
 

Facebook opens new London hub, creating 800 jobs

Social media titan Facebook will open a new office in London on Monday that is set to be its biggest engineering hub outside America, the company has announced. The investment in the office, near Oxford Street in the heart of the city’s West End district, will also lead to the creation of 800 jobs, more than…

Read More
 

Eden Hazard inspires Chelsea comeback against Newcastle

London: Eden Hazard gave England followers a glimpse of what to expect at next summer’s World Cup with a glorious display as Chelsea beat Newcastle United 3-1 at Stamford Bridge. Less than 24 hours after the World Cup draw put Belgium and England in the same group, Belgian Hazard was in imperious form, scoring twice…

Read More
 

Fear in London as acid attacks soar

LONDON: Delivery rider Jabed Hussain was waiting at a traffic light one night in east London when two attackers sprayed acid in his face and stole his moped. It was one of hundreds of attacks in the British capital every year that have prompted government intervention and left the city’s police force asking the public…

Read More
 
 

Must See

 

Samaa Cartoons

 
 

By: Zara Maqbool

 

Most Read

 

Most Popular

 

In the News