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3 members of a British-Indian family killed in accident during Iceland holiday

3 members of a British-Indian family killed in accident during Iceland holiday

A dream holiday in turned into a nightmare when a jeep careered off a bridge killing three British Indians from Mumbai and critically injuring four of their family members. Two PIO men, investment bankers, and two of their children remain in hospital, some in critical condition, in Reykjavik after the […]

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

LONDON: A man and a woman arrested over the drone disruption that brought Christmas getaway flights to a standstill at London‘s were released without charge on Sunday, police said. A 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman from the town of Crawley, near Britain‘s second-busiest airport, were arrested on Saturday. The […]

Army joins drone hunt after London airport shutdown

Army joins drone hunt after London airport shutdown

(UNITED KINGDOM): Britain called in the army Thursday after dozens of drone sightings grounded all flights from London‘s Gatwick airport for more than 24 hours, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded on one of the busiest days of the year. The airport, which closed its only runway Wednesday night […]

London‘s Gatwick airport reopens after drone saboteur sows chaos

London‘s Gatwick airport reopens after drone saboteur sows chaos

LONDON: reopened on Friday after a saboteur wrought 36 hours of travel chaos for over a hundred thousand Christmas travellers by using a drone to play cat-and-mouse with police snipers and the army. After the biggest disruption at Gatwick, Britain‘s second busiest airport, since a volcanic ash cloud in 2010, […]

Fury after Corbyn accused of calling May a ?stupid woman?

Fury after Corbyn accused of calling May a ?stupid woman?

LONDON: Britain?s House of Commons erupted in anger on Wednesday when Labour opposition leader appeared to mouth the words ?stupid woman? after a lively exchange with Prime Minister . Corbyn?s remark was captured by television cameras during the questionand-answer session in parliament that British leaders have to endure every Wednesday. […]

Drone sightings ground planes at major British airport

Drone sightings ground planes at major British airport

LONDON: A major in Britain was forced to ground flights after reports of drones flying over the airfield, the airport said Thursday. Flights into , south of London, were diverted to other cities across the country while passengers waiting to take off faced long delays just days ahead of Christmas, […]

Travelers face chaos as drones shut London‘s Gatwick airport

Travelers face chaos as drones shut London‘s Gatwick airport

LONDON: Thousands of passengers were delayed, diverted or stuck on planes Thursday as the only runway at Britain‘s remained closed into a second day after were spotted over the airfield. The airport south of London _ Britain‘s second-busiest by passenger numbers _ closed its runway Wednesday evening after two drones […]

UK says still more to do against IS after US and Syria pullout

UK says still more to do against IS after US and Syria pullout

LONDON: Britain has insisted “much remains to be done” in fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, amid reports Thursday it was not given prior warning of President ‘s decision to pull out US ground troops. “The global coalition against Daesh has made huge progress,” said a government statement issued […]

Markets take a breather; global stocks slide on Fed rate hike

Markets take a breather; global stocks slide on Fed rate hike

MUMBAI: Snapping a seven-day rising streak, equity benchmarks finished with mild losses Thursday amid a broad reversal across global markets following Fed‘s rate hike. The , which had dropped more than 250 points in morning trade, finally finished 52.66 points, or 0.14 per cent, lower at 36,431.67. The broader NSE […]

Want to buy a home in London? Brexit isn?t the only thing to watch out for

Want to buy a home in London? Brexit isn?t the only thing to watch out for

Brokers have been quick to blame the uncertainty around Brexit for a downturn in London property prices, but beneath the surface there are a number of factors suggesting these declines may be inevitable, no matter what the outcome. Home values in the city have finally turned negative, according to a […]