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Indian-origin politician dropped from London mayor candidate list for anti-semitism

Liberal Democrats suspend Geeta Sidhu-Robb after a video from 1997 emerged, which showed her asking people not to vote for Jack Straw, whom she described as a Jew, in that year’s general election.
Geeta Sidhu-Robb, who has roots in Punjab, has apologised for anti-semitic remarks made during the 1997 general elections.(Twitter/Geeta Sidhu Robb)
Geeta Sidhu-Robb, who has roots in Punjab, has apologised for anti-semitic remarks made during the 1997 general elections.(Twitter/Geeta Sidhu Robb)
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 07:19 PM IST
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Liverpool thrash Blackburn in warm-up friendly

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah and left back Andy Robertson were left out of the squad as a precaution but Klopp was satisfied with how his players responded.
File photo of Liverpool.(REUTERS)
File photo of Liverpool.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 12, 2020 10:28 AM IST
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‘Young, hungry’ Norwich back in Premier League after three-year absence

Norwich City secured promotion to the English Premier League after a three-year absence with a 2-1 win at home to Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.
Norwich City celebrate promotion to the premier league after winning the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Norwich City celebrate promotion to the premier league after winning the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 12:25 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Newcastle survive Blackburn scare, Wednesday earn Chelsea clash

Rafael Benitez sent out an under-strength line-up featuring eight changes from Newcastle’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday.
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez, center, speaks to Sean Longstaff after the Emirates FA Cup third round replay soccer match against Blackburn(AP)
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez, center, speaks to Sean Longstaff after the Emirates FA Cup third round replay soccer match against Blackburn(AP)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 10:13 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

In a first, Indian-origin visually impaired man to get guide horse in UK

The 24-year-old, who suffers from a deep-seated fear of dogs since a scary childhood encounter, could not rely on the more commonly used guide dogs for the visually impaired and that is how the concept of a miniature guide horse came to his attention.
An Indian-origin man based in north-west England, who suffers from a degenerative eye condition, is set to become the first person in the UK to get a guide horse to assist him with daily tasks once he loses his vision completely.(HT File PHOTO)
An Indian-origin man based in north-west England, who suffers from a degenerative eye condition, is set to become the first person in the UK to get a guide horse to assist him with daily tasks once he loses his vision completely.(HT File PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 14, 2018 01:36 PM IST
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Careless Asian driver who killed lord sentenced in UK

 But the judge suspended Pandey's sentence because of his “genuine remorse”.
Pandey, 56, was driving in the central London area of Millbank near the parliament when he failed to see Thomas Taylor, Lord of Blackburn, 88, cross the road.(AP file)
Pandey, 56, was driving in the central London area of Millbank near the parliament when he failed to see Thomas Taylor, Lord of Blackburn, 88, cross the road.(AP file)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 07:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar, London
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