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Princess Eugenie Wears Platinum Tiara on her Wedding Day

Princess Eugenie Wears Platinum Tiara on her Wedding Day

October 16, 2018 7:23 pm

Mumbai (Maharashtra): Princess Eugenie wore a platinum tiara for her walk down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel to marry Jack Brooksbank on October 12th. According to the official web site of the British Royal Family, the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, was lent to Princess Eugenie by Her Majesty The Queen. The tiara was made […]

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Britain records surge in religious hate crime: Home Office data

October 16, 2018 6:43 pm

London : Britain has witnessed a surge in the incidents of religious hate crime over the past few years, mostly aimed at Muslims, according to official figures released Tuesday. The UK Home Office data revealed that 94,098 hate crimes were recorded by the police in England and Wales in 2017-18, an increase of 17 per cent on the year before. This […]

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Harry and pregnant Meghan get baby gifts, meet koalas Down Under

Harry and pregnant Meghan get baby gifts, meet koalas Down Under

October 16, 2018 11:40 am

Sydney: The happy prince and his US-born wife laughed as they were given a pair of Australian baby Ugg boots from the country’s governor general, watched eucalyptus-munching koalas at the zoo and took a boat ride across Sydney Harbour as they began a lengthy tour of the Pacific. Meghan, wearing a tight white dress by […]

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No Brexit deal scenario ‘more likely than ever before’: EU President Tusk

October 16, 2018 12:55 am

Brussels: A no-deal scenario in Brexit negotiations is ‘more likely than ever before’, EU President Donald Tusk warned Monday, ahead of a crunch summit in Brussels billed as a crucial moment for planning Britain’s exit from the bloc. In a letter to members of the European Council, Tusk said that while he encouraged all involved […]

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Julian Assange allowed partial internet access by Ecuador: Wikileaks

October 15, 2018 6:51 pm

London: Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuador Embassy here since 2012, was allowed limited internet access by the south American nation, seven months after it disabled for alleged breach of asylum terms, Wikileaks has announced. The 47-year-old Australian national, who remains in hiding in a back room of the Ecuadorean Embassy […]

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May to deliver Brexit update in parliament later Monday: spokesman

May to deliver Brexit update in parliament later Monday: spokesman

October 15, 2018 6:11 pm

London: Prime Minister Theresa May will update the British parliament on the status of Brexit negotiations later on Monday, her spokesman said, a day after last-ditch talks between British and EU negotiators failed to agree a draft divorce settlement. “The prime minister is updating the House (of Commons) later,” May’s spokesman told reporters at a […]

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EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

October 15, 2018 1:54 am

Brussels: EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Britain’s Brexit minister scrambled to hold talks on Sunday ahead of a crunch summit this week as time runs out on striking a divorce deal. Barnier and Dominic Raab held surprise talks in Brussels, as London insisted the negotiations were far from reaching a conclusion. With Britain set […]

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EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

No deal yet on Northern Ireland Brexit ‘backstop’

October 15, 2018 1:35 am

Brussels: Last-ditch talks on Sunday between London and Brussels’ chief Brexit negotiators failed to reach an agreement on trade rules for Northern Ireland, EU representative Michel Barnier said. Both sides now face the prospect of beginning a crunch summit on Wednesday without a draft divorce deal, increasing the chances of a disorderly and damaging British […]

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Top US senators scold Riyadh, vow action over Khashoggi debacle

London, Paris, Berlin demand ‘credible’ Khashoggi probe

October 15, 2018 1:32 am

London: Britain, France and Germany insisted Sunday that “light must be shed” on the whereabouts of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as they called for a credible investigation into his disappearance. In a joint statement, Britain’s foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian and Germany’s Heiko Maas said whoever was responsible for the Saudi […]

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In a first, Indian-origin blind man to get guide horse in UK

In a first, Indian-origin blind man to get guide horse in UK

October 14, 2018 11:15 am

London: An Indian-origin man based in north-west England, who suffers from a degenerative eye condition, is set to become the first person in the UK to get a guide horse to assist him with daily tasks once he loses his vision completely. Mohammed Salim Patel, a journalist based in Blackburn at Lancashire, suffers from a […]

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