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UK hails Bahrian’s human rights success

Bahrain has been praised for its 'real efforts' in the area of human rights by the UK government. In its latest Human Rights and Democracy Report, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) outlined the steps taken by B

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Qatar Airways to add second A380 service on Doha-London route

Qatar Airways will add a second A380 superjumbo plane to the Doha-London route in December following its inaugural flight on the popular route on October 10. The introduction of the world’s largest commercial airliner on the Doha-

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Agility unit wins $82.5m UK defence contract

Kuwaiti logistics firm Agility said on Monday that a wholly owned unit had won an $82.5 million contract from Britain's Ministry of Defence to manage household moves for ministry and armed forces personnel. The contract, secur

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Ebola could reach France, UK by end-Oct

Scientists have used Ebola disease spread patterns and airline traffic data to predict a 75 per cent chance the virus could be imported to France by October 24, and a 50 per cent chance it could hit Britain by that date. Those num

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High risk Ebola could reach France, UK by end-Oct

Scientists have used Ebola disease spread patterns and airline traffic data to predict a 75 per cent chance the virus could be imported to France by October 24, and a 50 per cent chance it could hit Britain by that date. Those num

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BAE wins $5.2bn UK naval contracts

Babcock International and BAE Systems have won contracts worth a total of 3.2 billion pounds ($5.2 billion) to maintain British warships, submarines and naval bases for the next five years. The agreements secured 7,500 jobs across

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UK services sector growth slows in Sept

Rapid growth in Britain's services sector eased slightly in September and a broader measure of private-sector expansion fell to a six-month low, a major business survey showed yesterday, raising the prospect of an end-of-year slowdown.

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Chestertons to unveil top UK properties at Cityscape

Chestertons, an international property agency, will unveil London Dock and other luxury mixed-use developments by St George in Dubai for GCC investors, during Cityscape Global in Dubai, UAE. Offering riverside apartments to elegan

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Scotland rejects independence, UK remains intact

Investors in British financial assets breathed a sigh of relief on Friday, spared a prolonged and unprecedented degree of uncertainty from the United Kingdom splitting apart after Scotland voted against independence. Stocks were c

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Support for Scotland staying in UK at 53pc

Supporters of keeping Scotland within the UK held a 6 percentage-point lead in a final independence opinion poll which was published as voters were taking part in the referendum on whether Scotland should break the 307-year-old union.

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