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Sadiq Khan Exclusive: Britain is Stronger in the EU

BY Sadiq Khan On June 23, Britain will make the most important political decision the country has made in a generation. The European Union referendum will have far-reaching consequences, and the stakes could not be higher. The Leave campaign has tried to dismiss the economic arguments. But when you strip away the rhetoric and the myths,

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Ed Sheeran Faces $20 Mln Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘Photograph’

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, June 8 – Two California-based musicians are suing British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran for $20 million over his hit song “Photograph,” which they claim bears a similar structure to one of their songs, according to court documents filed on Wednesday. The copyright infringement lawsuit was filed by Martin Harrington, a songwriter

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Outlook: Brexit Vote

The Brexit Vote is around the corner; Keep an eye on everything BY Noureldeen Al Hammoury In a few weeks, until Britons will vote on their country’s future relationship with the European Union (EU). The decision is set not only to affect the United Kingdom (U.K.) but also Europe and the world for years, if not

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Britain’s Labour Must Broaden Appeal if it Wants Power: New Mayor

LONDON, May 8 – Sadiq Khan, the newly elected mayor of London, called on Labour on Sunday to “stop talking about ourselves” and broaden its appeal in the latest criticism of the opposition party’s hard-left national leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Khan, 45, was elected the first Muslim mayor of London last week, defeating a challenger from

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U.K. Arms Sales to Saudi Threaten its Yemen Aid Efforts: Lawmakers

By Emma Batha LONDON, May 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Britain’s efforts to tackle Yemen’s massive humanitarian crisis risk being seriously undermined by its multi-billion dollar arms sales to neighbouring Saudi Arabia, a group of UK lawmakers said on Wednesday. They urged Britain to consider suspending weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, which has been accused

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Muslim Favourite to Run London After Racially Charged Campaign

By William James LONDON, April 30 – Sadiq Khan, a Muslim lawmaker from Britain’s opposition Labour Party, is the strong favourite to win London’s mayoral election on Thursday after a bitter contest marked by religious tensions and accusations of racism. Polls show Khan, the son of a bus driver, is as much as 20 percentage

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Tata Steel UK Suitor to Start Due Diligence in Around 10 Days

By Promit Mukherjee and Krishna N. Das MUMBAI, April 7 – Liberty House Group will start due diligence within a week from Monday on the loss-making UK assets that Tata Steel has put up for sale, its boss Sanjeev Gupta said, adding he was confident of turning the business around with government help. Tata, Britain’s

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Britain Says Government Contracts Must Consider Local Steel Firms

LONDON, April 3 – Britain said on Sunday that all public sector contracts that involve steel supplies must specifically consider UK steel companies as part of plans to find a long-term solution for the country’s steel industry. The government is looking for ways to support domestic steel producers after India’s Tata Steel put its British

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