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Third suspect arrested in London terror attack
Wales (U.K.) September 20 : A 25-year-old man, third suspect of the Parsons Green station terror attack has been arrested by the police under the Terrorism Act in Newport, Wales on Tuesday. Read Full Story

British officials lower country's terrorist threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'
London [United Kingdom], September 17 : Amid the chaos created by the recent terrorist attack at Parsons Green station, the British officials have lowered the country's official terrorist threat level from "critical" to "severe." Read Full Story

Heritage Auctions Opens London Office and Gallery
LONDON, Sept. 18, 2017 : One of the world's largest auction companies, Heritage Auctions (www.HA.com), has now opened an office in London, England at 6 Shepherd Street, London, Mayfair W1J 7JE. The London office joins Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong in the international footprint for Heritage Auctions. Read Full Story

Parsons Green station terror attack: Second suspect arrested
London [U.K.], September 17 : The Metropolitan Police said that another person has been arrested in connection with the terrorist attack at Parsons Green station. Read Full Story

London terror attack: Man arrested, threat level in UK still critical
London [U.K.] Sept 17 : British police on Saturday arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with attack on a London Underground train in Parsons Green. Meanwhile, the threat level in the country continues to be 'critical'. Read Full Story

London Tube attack: 18-year-old arrested as terror threat raised to 'critical'
London [U.K.], September 16 : Police in England have arrested an 18-year-old teen ager in the port area of Dover in connection with Friday's terrorist attack on a train at a London underground station, London's Metropolitan Police said. Read Full Story

UK threat level raised to 'critical' after London Tube train blast
London [U.K.] Sept 16 : British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday raised the threat level from severe to critical after an explosion on a Tube train in south-west London in the morning. Read Full Story

IS claims responsibility of London Tube train blast
London [U.K.] Sept 16 : Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the explosion on the on a Tube train in south-west London on Friday. Read Full Story

Birmingham: Police tasers 'knifeman' before arresting him
London [U.K.], September 15 : A man wielding a knife has been arrested in Birmingham City Centre, England on Friday, hours after the bomb attacks on a tube train in Parson's Green in London. Read Full Story

Parsons Green terror attack: Theresa May to hold Cobra meeting
London [U.K.], Sep 15 : U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will chair an emergency COBRA meeting on Friday, following the blast on a tube train at the Parsons Green Station in London that left many passengers injured with facial burns. Read Full Story

London Police investigating Parsons Green Station explosion as 'terrorist incident'
London [U.K.], September 15 : The Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command of London are investigating the explosion at the Parsons Green Station as a 'terrorist incident.' Read Full Story

Several injured after explosion at Tube train station in London
London [U.K.], September 15 : Several people were left injured after an explosion on a Tube train at the Parsons Green Station in London. Read Full Story

UK military, community leaders remember martyred Sikh soldiers on 120th anniversary of Battle of Saragarhi
Staffordshire [United Kingdom), Sept.14 : This week, Britain remembered and paid tribute to 21 British Indian Army sepoys (Sikh soldiers) who died in a last stand against 10,000 Afghan tribesmen while defending the Saragarhi outpost in the hills of the North West Frontier Province, now Pakistan, which was then part of British India. Read Full Story

The Wind of Change: Multinational Companies Adapting External Innovation
LONDON, Sept. 13, 2017 : Israel has had its fair challenges with regards to water in the past, which has spurred both innovation and implementation of effective water management strategies backed by appropriate technologies. Read Full Story

TIGA Reveals 17 of the Best University Games Courses
LONDON, September 13, 2017 : TIGA, the trade association representing the UK video games industry, has published a new report looking at progress made so far in its Accreditation initiative. Read Full Story

GSMA Announces 2018 Global Mobile Awards Open for Entry
London, United Kingdom, Sep 11: The GSMA today announced that the 2018 Global Mobile Awards (Glomo Awards) are now open for entry. The Glomo Awards honour the greatest achievements and innovations across the mobile industry, with 38 awards over eight categories. Read Full Story

Dell Technologies Celebrates Banner First Year As World's Largest Privately-Controlled Technology Company
ROUND ROCK, Texas, Sept. 7, 2017 : Invested aggressively in most innovative technologies to help customers reach peak potential in the digital future Read Full Story

Augusto Mitidieri of Sintetica Wins Prestigious Pharma Award with Business Worldwide Magazine
LONDON, September 9, 2017 : CEO of Sintetica SA Augusto Mitidieri is a worthy recipient of the Business Worldwide Magazine award 'Best CEO/Pharmaceutical Industry Europe 2017'. Read Full Story

Scientific Initiative Designed by Elena Baturina's Foundation 'Noosphere' Continues to Introduce Young Londoners to Astronomy
LONDON, September 8, 2017 : The astronomical educational project 'Discovery in a Week', developed by Russian charity foundation 'Noosphere' continues in London schools in 2018 in cooperation with the Mayor's Fund for London. Read Full Story

CRU: Tsingshan Group - The World's Largest Stainless Steel Producer Just got Bigger
LONDON, September 9, 2017 : Tsingshan Group recently began shipping stainless slab from its newly-commissioned fully-integrated plant in Indonesia. In order to accommodate the ramp up in Indonesia, Tsingshan is reducing its stainless steel output at its Chinese plants by converting some of its mainland capacity to carbon steel production. Read Full Story

Leading Visual Effects Company Double Negative To Open New Montreal Studio
LONDON, UK, Sept. 9, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Double Negative, one of the world's leading visual effects companies, has announced that it will be opening a new studio in Montreal, Canada. Due to open in early 2018, this will be Double Negative's sixth international facility, joining its network of studios in London, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Mumbai and Chennai, India. Read Full Story

New Device Releases Bolstering an Already Strong Enterprise and Consumer Hearables Market
LONDON, Sept. 7, 2017 : An already strong hearables market is getting a boost from vendors rolling out new multi-functional products. Read Full Story

Adoption of Integrated Gamification Technologies Boosts Growth in Automotive Ecosystem
LONDON, Sept. 6, 2017 : The increasing penetration of smartphones, customised services, tech-savvy customers, growing digitalisation, and technology advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and biometrics are trends compelling the automotive industry to integrate gamification technologies into their current strategies. Read Full Story

Pass the Keys, an Airbnb Management Company Active in 8 Cities, Secures Investment to Expand Market Leadership in the UK
LONDON, September 5, 2017 : Pass the Keys, a fast-growing property tech start-up, completed their second round of funding led by London-based VC, Talis Capital. Read Full Story

Prince Harry 'very happy' as Prince William, Kate announce pregnancy
London [UK], Sep 05 : Hailing the fantastic announcement from Prince William and Kate Middleton, Prince Harry said that he is very happy for the royal couple. Read Full Story

Cunard Announces Voyages for Main Programme 2019
SOUTHAMPTON, England, Sept. 4, 2017 : From Alaska to the Northern Lights to the worlds only regular transatlantic service - Cunard continues to offer guests more exceptional experiences and iconic destinations in unparalleled style Read Full Story

Kate Middleton and Prince William expecting third child
New Delhi , September 4 : The royals are all set to welcome new a member in their family. Read Full Story

Mayor of London Launches New Vision for Tourism and London's Autumn Season
LONDON, September 1, 2017: The Mayor of London and London and Partners, which runs visitlondon.com, today launched a bold new vision to bolster the capital's status as a world-class tourist destination. Read Full Story

UK cracks down on modern slavery in Nigeria
LONDON, 2 Sept 2017 : International Development Secretary calls for a world free from abhorrent trade of modern slavery during visit to Lagos. Read Full Story

Against Odds, FitSprint CEO Raises Seed Funding for Forward Thinking UK Startup
LONDON, August 31, 2017 : Raising high the banner of support for women in business, FitSprint CEO and sole founder, Maria Ferrer Iori has received seed funding to revolutionise how fitness instructors grow their businesses. Read Full Story

Evoke People Development up for Best Learning and Development Supplier Award
FRODSHAM, England, August 29, 2017 : Evoke People Development are excited to have been shortlisted for Best HR/L and D Supplier by CIPD People Management Awards. The winner will be announced at a banquet in London in late September. Read Full Story

World Sindhi Congress stages protest against Musharraf outside U.K. PM's residence
London [U.K.], August 29 : The chairman of the World Sindhi Congress (WSJ), Dr. Lakhu Luhana, staged a protest outside the United Kingdom Prime Minister's residence on Sunday against former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's alleged involvement in the genocide of the Baloch and Sindhi people. Read Full Story

The Disruptive Tech Set to Revolutionize How We Pay for Things
LONDON, August 28, 2017 : The world has had enough of paper money. Now that consumers are done with physical wallets, the multi-billion-dollar mobile pay app market is minting new digital barons at breakneck speed. Read Full Story

233 people affected after Chemical leak in Britain's southern coast
London[Britain], August 28 : As many as 233 people are undergoing medical treatment after a suspected chemical leak near a beach in Sussex in southern England. Read Full Story

Boxer Amir Khan's estranged wife announces 'pregnancy'
New Delhi , Aug 27 : British boxer Amir Khan's estranged wife, Faryal Makhdoom, announced that she is pregnant with her second child, weeks after a dramatic split with her husband. Read Full Story

Second arrest over Buckingham Palace sword attack
London [UK], Aug 27 : A second man has been arrested following a suspected terror attack outside the Buckingham Palace on Friday. Read Full Story

SportPesa UK Debuts New Casino Site
LIVERPOOL, England, Aug. 26, 2017 : SportPesa has announced the launch of its newly designed online casino website. The casino aims to offer players a comprehensive online gaming experience across a variety of different games from a safe, secure and convenient location. Read Full Story

Buckingham Palace attacker wielding 4ft sword 'deliberately' drove at police shouting 'Allahu Akbar'
London [UK], Aug 26 : The Buckingham Palace attacker deliberately drove at a police van and repeatedly yelled 'Allahu Akbar' while reaching for a 4ft sword, the Metropolitan Police said on Saturday. Read Full Story

IBC2017 Hosts Charity Football Match in Aid of Local Charities
London, United Kingdom, Aug 26: As part of IBC's 50th anniversary celebrations, the organisation will host a charity football match on Saturday 16 September 2017 in aid of the Friendship Sports Centre and the Edwin van der Sar Foundation, two Amsterdam-based charities that provide support and rehabilitation through sporting activities for disadvantaged and disabled children and adults. Read Full Story

Buckingham Palace on lockdown after man attacked police
London [UK], August 26 : Buckingham Palace was locked down on Friday night after a man attacked police officials with a knife in which two police officers were injured, said police. Read Full Story

Mobile Players Leverage Smart Home Integration to Underpin their Long-Term Strategy
LONDON, Aug. 25, 2017 : The smart home is battleground for a range of established players and new entrants each seeking to gain a major foothold in the emerging market. In a bid to leverage their global user bases, mobile device and OS vendors are increasingly integrating their offerings into smart home platforms and controllers. Read Full Story

RAM's Mobile Tracking Solution Helps Coniq Manage its Asset Base
ORPINGTON, England, August 24, 2017 : Coniq, a specialist in customer engagement for shopping centres, retail businesses and within the hospitality sector, has selected Real Asset Management's (RAM) mobile asset tracking solution to establish enhanced control over its equipment whilst improving the management of all of the company's assets. Read Full Story

London Police to conduct face recognition technology trial
London [Britain] August 25 : London police will be conducting biggest ever trial in Britain of facial recognition technology at a famous street festival. Read Full Story

Young Travellers Put Off Wanting to Come to UK, Says Education Organisation BETA
LONDON, August 24, 2017 : The UK is falling out of favour as a must visit English speaking destination for young travellers wanting to study, tour and work, a wide-ranging new report has warned. Read Full Story

Parents Hope for University but Teenagers are More Focused on Earning, IMI Research Reveals
LONDON, August 24, 2017 : New research commissioned by Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) reveals disparity between parents and teenagers' ambitions and a lack of quality careers advice. Read Full Story

Discount shop in east London catches fire
London [UK], Aug 24 : A discount shop in east London caught fire and almost 100 firefighters and officers were pressed to douse it. Read Full Story

Purplebricks: House-buying Costs Stall Home Improvements
LONDON, August 23, 2017: One homeowner's good taste is another's instant dislike according to a new report which reveals that redecorating is the top priority for house-buyers. Read Full Story

Parents Lack Confidence to Support Their Child's Career Aspirations
LONDON, August 23, 2017 : Half of British parents worry their understanding of today's career landscape could hinder their child's future Read Full Story

UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) deploys to Sierra Leone
LONDON, 21 August 2017 : The UK-PHRST is deploying to Sierra Leone to help reduce the risk of a disease outbreak following the deadly landslides in Freetown. Read Full Story

University of London cancels Pervez Musharraf's event
London [U.K.], August 22 : The University of London has stated that it would not allow All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) president Pervez Musharraf to use its venue to take part in question and answer recording session for a private Pakistani television. Read Full Story

Dates Announced for Tall Building Fire Safety Events
LONDON, August 21, 2017 : The recent fires in Grenfell Tower (London) and The Torch (Dubai) have highlighted the need for improvements with Tall Building design, construction, management, and firefighting. Read Full Story

New emergency UK aid for Sierra Leone landslide victims
LONDON, 18 August 2017 : UK steps up support to provide clean water, food and medicines to assist communities worst affected. Read Full Story

FBM delegation, Khan of Kalat meet U.S. Congressman Rohrabacher in London
London [U.K.], August 19 : A delegation of the Free Balochistan Movement along with the Khan of Kalat, Mir Suleman Daud, met with American Congressman Dana Rohrabacher in London on Thursday and discussed American foreign policy, Islamic terrorism and Balochistan issue including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Read Full Story

LEAGOO Announces the Official Partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from 2017 to 2022
LONDON, Aug. 18, 2017 : LEAGOO signs a five-year Official Partnership contract with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in London starting from 2017 to 2022. Thus, LEAGOO becomes the first and exclusive mobile phone brand that sponsors Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. Read Full Story

India-UK relationship more than trade and whisky: Brit Foreign Secretary
London [UK], August 17 : British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson laid emphasis on the bigger picture of the India-UK bilateral ties by talking about safety, security and freedom in the Asian region. Read Full Story

Applied Artificial Intelligence: Innovative Ideas and Disruptive Decisions that Will Transform Your Business
LONDON, August 17, 2017 : On 5 - 7 February, 2018, the Process Excellence (PEX) Network will host the first ever Applied AI Summit. The event will bring together AI experts, data disruptors and C-suite delegates, bridging the gap in the market by offering real-life case studies from the biggest names in the industry. Read Full Story

Transatlantic payments initiative P20 hosts inaugural conference in London
LONDON and ATLANTA, Aug. 17, 2017 : P20, the new transatlantic payments initiative, will be hosting its inaugural conference at Lancaster House, London on October 10, 2017. Read Full Story

Flashbay Partners With the WILD Foundation and Kayapo Project to Promote Paperless Working
LONDON, August 17, 2017 : Flashbay, industry leader in promotional technology products, is joining forces with the WILD Foundation and Kayapo Project to support the conservation efforts of the Kayapo territory. Read Full Story

Notting Hill Carnival Announces, 'Green for Grenfell'
LONDON, August 17, 2017 : Now in its 51st year, Notting Hill Carnival is an iconic London tradition, a vast two-day annual street party as British as it's Caribbean and whose sense of community and sheer exuberance cannot be subdued. Today organisers of Notting Hill Carnival announce its new initiative - GREEN FOR GRENFELL. Read Full Story

Hebeos Announces New Arrivals: the Homecoming Dresses for 2017
LONDON, Aug. 15, 2017 : August is a bittersweet time for many students, summer is ending but a new year of schooling with friends begins. For many high school and primary school students, this means homecoming, a time to not only celebrate school spirit through sports but to also indulge in a night of dancing and socializing with peers. Read Full Story


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