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Uber boss Khosrowshahi apologises after London ban

LONDON: The Uber chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, has apologised for the "mistakes we've made" after the taxi-hailing firm lost its London licence. He said in an open letter that Uber would appeal against the city's decision,...

UK police granted arrest warrant for Manchester Arena bomber’s brother

MANCHESTER: Police will attempt to bring the brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi back to the UK from Libya after being granted a warrant for his arrest. Anti-terror police said an extradition...

Extremist imams fired in Saudi Arabia; Al-Jubeir

MOSCOW: Saudi Arabia has dismissed several thousand imams from mosques for spreading extremism, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir told Russian journalists in Moscow. "We will not let anyone spread the ideology of hatred, to finance...

Penny Mordaunt replaces Priti in cabinet reshuffle

LONDON: Penny Mordaunt has been promoted to the cabinet as the new International Development Secretary, following the resignation of Priti Patel. The work and pensions minister, 44, is currently in 10 Downing Street meeting...

Forger caught after £20 used in high street sandwich shop

LONDON: A man who produced counterfeit £20 notes on an industrial scale has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after he was identified following a visit to a high street sandwich shop.  David Shepherd, 30...

Aisha Ali given suspended jail sentence

BRADFORD: Awoman has received a suspended sentence for being in contempt of court for postings she made on social media. Aisha Ali-Khan, 37, of Low Fell Close, Keighley, was handed a two-month jail sentence,...

Cab driver admits harassing Jemima with more than 1,000 calls

LONDON: A cab driver bombarded socialite Jemima Khan with more than 1,000 phone calls and messages after she posed for a "selfie" with him, a court has heard. Hassan Mahhmood, 27, is said to...

New Conservative office bearers

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that Brandon Lewis, the Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth, is the new Chairman of the Conservative Party. The new Party Chairman will be joined by James...

China announces plans for first master community development in Gwadar

LONDON: Leading private investment house China Pak Investment Corporation has announced its acquisition of the 3.6 million square foot International Port City project in the city of Gwadar. The investment company is currently revising...

Jagbir given suspended sentence after Qais Khan crushed to death

BIRMINGHAM: Jagbir Singh, a director of a waste recycling company has been given a suspended prison sentence afterthe death of an employee who was drawn into inadequately guarded and poorly maintained machinery. According toMidlands...