Gulf Times - UK
Commercial Bank plans to expand ‘60 Seconds Remittance’ service to the UK, Europe

Commercial Bank plans to expand ‘60 Seconds Remittance’ service to the UK, Europe

Commercial Bank is planning to expand its ‘60 Seconds Remittance’ service to the UK and other European markets over the next few months, said bank’s executive general manager (consumer banking) Amit Sah.

GCC visits to UK go up by 2% in first quarter 2018, says Dun & Bradstreet

GCC visits to UK go up by 2% in first quarter 2018, says Dun & Bradstreet

Visitors from GCC nations to the UK rose 2% in the first quarter of 2018 to 161,000 from a year ago, a report by Dun & Bradstreet has shown.

Twitter campaign to hold anti-Qatar 'protest' also failed

Twitter campaign to hold anti-Qatar 'protest' also failed

A former Rangers player was among more than 20 Ibrox fans used by an anti-Qatar group seeking to organise a protest against the Amir of Qatar on Twitter.

Amir attends launch ceremony of Qatar-UK operational squadron

Amir attends launch ceremony of Qatar-UK operational squadron

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held on Tuesday a meeting with UK Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson and ranking military officials at the Horse Guards in London.

Casting agency hires extras for fake rally during Amir's visit

Casting agency hires extras for fake rally during Amir's visit

Struggling actors were offered £20 a head to stand outside Downing Street in a fake protest against a visit by Qatar's Amir to the UK Tuesday.

UK sets July 16/17 for Brexit customs, trade laws parliament debate

UK sets July 16/17 for Brexit customs, trade laws parliament debate

British lawmakers will debate the government's proposed legislation on post-Brexit customs arrangements and trade on July 16 and 17, creating another potential flashpoint ...

UK urges Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village east of Jerusalem

UK urges Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village east of Jerusalem

The UK government urged the Israeli government to reconsider its decision to demolish the Palestinian Bedouin village ‘Khan al-Ahmar’ east of Jerusalem, after the Supreme Court of the Israeli entity rejected the final appeal ...

India's Canara bank fined in UK for anti-money laundering breaches

India's Canara bank fined in UK for anti-money laundering breaches

Britain's markets regulator has fined the UK division of India's Canara Bank 896,100 pounds ($1.2 million) and blocked it from accepting new deposits for around five months for systemic anti-money laundering (AML) failures.

Waiting for asylum in the UK is like ‘prison’ trafficking victims say

Waiting for asylum in the UK is like ‘prison’ trafficking victims say

Foreign trafficking survivors wishing to stay in Britain say their health has suffered as they struggle to cope with insensitive staff, a lack of information and years in limbo ...

Qatar Airways Cardiff flights strengthen Qatar, UK bonding: UK official

Qatar Airways Cardiff flights strengthen Qatar, UK bonding: UK official

Qatar Airways’ launch of direct flights to Cardiff will further cement the already strong relationship between Qatar and the UK, says Alun Cairns, secretary of state for Wales at the UK Government.

UK, US study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks

UK, US study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks

Britain and the United States launched a $25 million project on Monday to study the risks of a collapse of a giant glacier in Antarctica that is already shrinking and nudging up global sea levels.

US, British, French air strikes target Syrian chemical capabilities

US, British, French air strikes target Syrian chemical capabilities

US, British and French forces launched air strikes on Syria in response to a suspected poison gas attack that killed dozens of people, aiming to degrade its chemical weapons capabilities in the biggest intervention yet in the conflict by Western powers.