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London becomes first city to use pollution charge zone

London becomes first city to use pollution charge zone

London: London is the first city in the world to implement a 24-hour, seven day a week Ultra Low Emission Zone, inside which vehicles will have to meet tough emissions standards or face a charge, media reported. Monday’s introduction of the zone, known as the ULEZ, aims to reduce toxic[Read More…]

Posters claiming Michael Jackson's innocence on London buses

Posters claiming Michael Jackson’s innocence on London buses

London: Posters claiming that late pop legend Michael Jackson was innocent of sexual abuse allegations have gone on display on London buses, after the documentary “Leaving Neverland” aired in Britain this week, the media reported on Saturday. In the four-hour documentary directed by Dan Reed, which aired in a slightly[Read More…]

'I don't regret' firing man who wrote anti-diversity memo: Pichai

Google Maps introduces ‘wheelchair accessible’ routes

San Francisco: To make public transit work for the differently abled, Google on Friday introduced “wheelchair accessible” routes in Maps at major metropolitan transit centres around the world. The feature is rolling out in London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston and Sydney. In city centres, buses and trains, often[Read More…]

London blast: 18-year-old suspect arrested by Kent police

London blast: 18-year-old suspect arrested by Kent police

The Kent police on Saturday arrested an 18-year-old boy from the port area of Dover in connection with the London blast that took place on Friday. He was detained under section 41 of the Terrorism Act. Neil Basu, senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said that the arrest of the[Read More…]

Blast in London underground: Several commuters injured

Blast in London underground: Several commuters injured

A blast on a London underground train on Friday morning left several commuters injured, panicked and disrupted service drawing heavy responses from police officers and emergency workers. The BBC, citing unnamed counterterrorism sources, said the blast was being treated as a terrorist attack. Britain was hit by several terrorist attacks[Read More…]

London: Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing today

London: Vijay Mallya’s extradition hearing today

The extradition hearing of wanted tycoon Vijay Mallya is scheduled on Tuesday in London’s Westminster court, who is out on bail on a warrant by India after being arrested in April by Scotland Yard. As per schedule, Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) will be arguing on behalf of India at[Read More…]

Graffiti of hatred on Islamist Centre after London attacks

Graffiti of hatred on Islamist Centre after London attacks

Following the recent attacks in London, the vandals expressed their aggression by doing graffiti on an Islamic centre in South London. Words like “Terrorise your own country” and “Go away” were spray-painted on the wall. The building in South London was spray-painted from the site of the attack, which is[Read More…]

London attack: 6 dead and 48 people were left injured

London attack: 6 dead and 48 people were left injured

On Saturday, six people died in two terrorist attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market, in addition to the three suspects who were fatally shot by police. London Ambulance Service updated the number of people injured, saying that 48 people were taken to five area hospitals. As per police reports,[Read More…]

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