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Uber loses London licence, says to appeal

London’s transport authority on Monday refused to renew an operating licence for ride-hailing giant Uber because of safety and security concerns.
A “number of pedestrians” were injured when a car crashed into barriers outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, with armed police swooping in to arrest the driver, Scotland Yard said.

Birmingham man behind UK parliament car ‘attack’

The man arrested for driving into a barrier protecting the Houses of Parliament in a suspected terror attack was a Briton of Sudanese origin from Birmingham, media reports said Wednesday.

Fear of protests forces Donald Trump to cancel London’s visit

President Donald Trump’s cancellation of his visit to London has been attributed to the threat of mass protests against the United States President.

Donald Trump sparks UK political row after cancelling London trip

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned Friday that UK-US relations were at risk after US President Donald Trump cancelled a trip to London amid warnings of mass protests.

London mayor Sadiq Khan blasts back at Donald Trump after anti-Muslim video tweets

Donald Trump's re-tweets of far-right group Britain First are a "betrayal of the special relationship", Sadiq Khan has said.

Lupita Nyong’o complains of airbrushing on Grazia UK cover

Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o, who won an Oscar for her role in “12 Years a Slave”, on Friday complained her hair had been airbrushed out of the front cover of women’s magazine Grazia UK.

Police treating London train blast as terror incident

An explosion on a Tube train in south-west London is being treated as terrorism, Scotland Yard has said.

Why APC is jittery over the PDP’s overtures to Atiku

At a time when President Muhammadu Buhari is celebrating his 100 days in London, his spokesman, Garba Shehu was telling THISDAY that Buhari is good enough to run in 2019. Does he mean good enough to run for the job of Mayor of London?

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Bayern Munich are among the favourites to win the Champions League this season following the arrival of Philippe Coutinho, Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson believes.

Arsenal approach Philippe Coutinho

Mikel Arteta is keen to bring the Brazilian to north London from Barcelona, where he is expected to be surplus to requirements once he returns to the Camp Nou from his loan at Bayern Munich.
In a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, HURIWA alleged that some lawmakers were conniving with armed terrorists to introduce “satanic legislation.”

HURIWA condemns harassment of journalist by minister, detention of another in Akwa-Ibom

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the harassment and arbitrary arrest of the journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, also known as Oba Akewi on the orders of the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, over a poem read during a radio programme the minister considers critical of him.

Health workers protest protective equipment shortage in Spain

Spanish health workers on the front line of the fight against coronavirus gathered on Monday outside hospitals in the Madrid region to rally against shortages of protective equipment.
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Eid-el-Fitr: CAN lauds Muslims over compliance with coronavirus directives

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State Chapter, has commended Muslims in the state for complying with government directives on Eid-el-Fitr celebration amidst COVID-19.
Worshippers perform Taraweeh prayer at Kaaba in the Grand Mosque on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan during the outbreak of the COVID-19, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Image Credit: REUTERS

Saudi Arabia reopens mosques May 31

Saudi Arabia will end its nationwide coronavirus curfew from June 21, except in the holy city of Mecca, the interior ministry said Tuesday, after more than two months of stringent curbs.