Tag archive for ‘british news’
By khabrain On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

King Arthur’ director says David Beckham ‘great on screen’

LONDON: David Beckham has received some scathing reviews in the British press for his cameo in the film “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword”, but director Guy Ritchie has given the former soccer star the thumbs More...

By khabrain On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Cannes says 2017 is first and last for Netflix unless it changes

LONDON: Netflix, the U.S. video-on-demand company, will not be allowed to compete at the Cannes Film Festival after this year unless it changes its policy and gives its movies a cinema release, organisers said on More...

By khabrain On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

UK Prime Minister rejects headscarf during Saudi Arabia visit

RIYADH: The UK Prime Minister’s hair was showing as she landed in Riyadh, eschewing the country’s conservative dress code which dictates women should wear full length robes and a headscarf. Theresa May did More...

By khabrain On Monday, March 27th, 2017

UK police still believe London attacker was acting alone

LONDON: British anti-terrorism police said on Saturday they still believe the man who launched a deadly attack outside parliament this week was acting alone but conceded they may never understand his motive. British-born More...

By khabrain On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Trump’s state visit to Britain delayed: report

LONDON: US President Donald Trump has asked to delay his state visit to Britain later this year to allow public anger over the invitation to recede, it was reported Wednesday. The Sun tabloid said the trip, originally More...

By khabrain On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, thanks Turkey for UK mosque

ANKARA: British musician Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, met Turkey’s leader and thanked the country for its support for a mosque being built in Britain’s university town of Cambridge, state media More...

By khabrain On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Trump hosts first foreign leader as May visits White House

WASHINGTON: British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Donald Trump on Friday, the US president’s first official meeting with a foreign leader that is set to be dominated by talk of trade and security. After More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

UK announces key decision about student visas

LONDON: UK Home Office is denying recent news reports that it is weighing options to halve annual international student visas in order to slash immigration to the country. Cutting back on the number of international More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

British commuters face worst rail strike in decades

LONDON: United Kingdom: Hundreds of thousands of British commuters faced travel chaos Tuesday as train drivers went on strike in what is expected to be the worst rail disruption in decades. Southern Rail, which More...

By khabrain On Friday, November 25th, 2016

British Foreign Secretary reaches Pakistan

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Pakistan on Thursday on his maiden visit to the country. He was received by senior officials of Pakistan’s Foreign Office. The British top diplomat will meet More...