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Americans killed in terrorist stabbing in UK

The English town of Reading held a minute’s silence on Monday for the victims of a stabbing that killed three people including an American in the latest terrorism-linked attack. Three people were also hospitalised after a man wielding a five-inch knife went on the rampage in a park on Saturday, …

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Etihad Airways expanding Heahrow operation

Etihad Airways is to boost its services from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow by adding a fourth year-round daily service between the two capitals, launching on 27 October 2019. The new service introduces a convenient mid-morning departure from Abu Dhabi and a late evening departure from London Heathrow and follows …

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Huge fire engulfs luxury flats in London

A huge fire broke out on the top floor of a five-storey residential building in London’s West Hampstead, the fire brigade said on Thursday. About 100 firefighters and 15 fire engines were tackling the blaze on Inglewood Road and it was “very visible for miles around,” the Fire Brigade said. …

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Trump reportedly denies US Embassy move to Jerusalem in year despite Netanyahu’s earlier assessment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said his “solid assessment” is that the American Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year, but President Trump said otherwise later in the day. “By the end of the year?” Trump told Reuters in an exclusive interview. “We’re talking about different scenarios. …

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Britain to limit acid sales after steep rise in assaults

Britain will limit sales of sulphuric acid and outlaw the sale of such corrosive substances to children after a spate of assaults and its possible use to make bombs, interior minister Amber Rudd said on Tuesday. Much to public alarm, the number of incidents where assailants have used acid has …

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Uber Loses License to Operate in London

Uber’s history of scandals and disregard for local rules finally caught up with it on Friday, when London declined to renew the ride-hailing company’s license to operate in the city, its largest European market. Transport for London, the agency that oversees the city’s subways, buses and taxicabs, declared that Uber …

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UK man jailed after hitting Muslim teen with bacon

A British man has been jailed after hitting a Muslim teen with a slab of bacon after hurling insults at her and her mother. Alex Chivers was sentenced at a London court on Thursday to six months in jail for assault and a public order offense. The 36-year-old admitted to …

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10 Best Museums List — Trip Advisor

The Levant- -Twenty-five winners were selected from among 591 museums worldwide, TripAdvisor said. The Metropolitan Museum in New York City took first place. Other museums in the top 10 are the Orsay in Paris, Art Institute of Chicago, the Prado of Madrid, the Louvre in Paris, the State Hermitage Museum …

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UAE donates $100m for a medical research centre in London

  A Dh373-million grant from the UAE could soon pave the way towards diagnosing and treating a host of rare and complex diseases in children. The grant, made by Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Al Nahyan, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation …

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