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Poisoned Russian spy, daughter to be offered new identities: Report – Times of India

LONDON: The former Russian double agent and his daughter, who are recovering in a UK hospital from a deadly nerve agent poisoning, will be offered new identities and repatriated to the US with the help of the CIA, a media…
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LONDON: A colourful graffiti of world famous physicist Stephen Hawking that sprang up on a railway bridge in Cambridge days after his death last month is likely to become a permanent tribute to the scientist in his home city. The…
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80% of UK firms pay men more than women: Report – Times of India

LONDON: Almost eight out of 10 companies and public sector bodies operating in Britain pay men more than women overall, said data published on Thursday confirming long-standing gender inequality in the workplace. PM Theresa May introduced laws last year to…
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Scotland Yard expands counter-terror tactic for London streets – Times of India

LONDON: Scotland Yard on Thursday expanded the net of a specialist counter-terrorism tactic for the streets of London, which involves the deployment of specially-trained visible as well as plainclothes’ officers. Project Servator, a policing tactic used to “deter, detect and…
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People jailed for sham weddings of Asians in UK – Times of India

LONDON: Members of a gang, which ran a “sham wedding gang” and got at least 13 South Asian men married to Lithuanian women to give the men the right to live and work in the UK, were jailed on Wednesday.…
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Prince Philip in

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Prince Philip is “comfortable and in good spirits” after he underwent a planned hip replacement surgery in a London hospital on Wednesday. The 96-year-old Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in…
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Queen Elizabeth

LONDON: The elderly husband of Queen Elizabeth II is set to undergo hip surgery in a London hospital. Prince Philip is scheduled to have surgery at the King Edward VII Hospital Wednesday. Buckingham Palace has said it will provide updates…
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UK defense lab: No ID yet for source of nerve agent – Times of India

LONDON: Britain’s defense laboratory acknowledged Tuesday it hasn’t tracked down the source of the nerve agent that poisoned a Russian ex-spy, a statement the Kremlin said proved that British accusations of Moscow’s involvement were baseless. Scientists at the UK’s Porton…
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UK unable to prove nerve agent was made in Russia – Times of India

LONDON: The head of Britain‘s military research centre said on Tuesday that it was unable yet to say whether the military-grade nerve agent that poisoned a Russian double-agent last month had been produced in Russia. “We were able to identify…
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UK show roasted over rendang elimination – Times of India

JAKARTA: Indonesians and Malaysians have their feathers in a flap over MasterChef UK‘s decision to eliminate a contestant from the popular cooking show because her chicken rendang wasn’t crispy. Netizens from the two nations – including the Malaysian PM –…
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