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July 14, 2018 3:18 AM Liverpool sign Swiss winger Shaqiri

LONDON: Liverpool have signed Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, the English Premier League giants announced Friday. The Reds said he had signed "a long-term contract", with British media reports saying Shaqiri had arrived at Anfield in a five-year deal for £13 million (RM70 million). The 26-year-old winger's move follows Stoke's 7

July 11, 2018 11:00 AM India signals support for legalising gay sex

NEW DELHI: The Indian government Wednesday signalled it would not oppose a move to decriminalise homosexuality, as the country's top court chewed over appeals to overturn a colonial-era ban. Section 377 of the penal code, a relic from 1860s British legislation, bans gay acts as "carnal intercourse against the order of nature" and allows for jail terms 10

July 9, 2018 2:30 PM British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns: Downing St

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned on Monday in a major blow for Prime Minister Theresa May, hours after her Brexit minister stepped down over her plans for leaving the EU. "This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary," May's Downing Street office said in a statement. "His replacement 9

July 9, 2018 6:58 AM Being LGBT is not a crime, say lawyers and activists

PETALING JAYA: Legal experts and activists have defended the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, saying being one of them is not a crime. The Malaysian Islamic Strategic Research Institute (Iksim) CEO Mahamad Naser Disa (pix) had said being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is a crime itself. National Human Rights Society (Hakam) 5

July 9, 2018 5:53 AM Britain's Prince Louis to be christened in private ceremony

LONDON: Britain's Prince Louis, the baby son of Prince William and his wife Kate, is due to be christened at a private ceremony at St James's Palace in London on Monday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance. Welby, who will baptise 7

July 7, 2018 6:46 AM Key points of Britain's post-Brexit trade plan

LONDON: Here are the key points of the British government's proposal agreed Friday for the future relationship with the European Union after Brexit, centred on a new "free trade area for goods". The plan says it would avoid checks on the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland and protect manufacturing supply lines, while also fulfilling domestic 11

July 7, 2018 2:17 AM First Atlantic hurricane puts Dominica on alert

MIAMI: The Caribbean island of Dominica, ravaged by the deadly passage of Hurricane Maria last year, was again under a hurricane watch Friday as the first such storm of the 2018 Atlantic season moved toward the Lesser Antilles. Dominica, a former British colony where Maria left more than 30 people dead last September, was the only area where hurricane 12

July 5, 2018 4:40 PM Moscow wanted to sow confusion with fresh attack, says Novichok chemist

NEW YORK: A Russian chemist living in the United States who first revealed the existence of Novichok believes Moscow orchestrated the poisoning of a British couple to sow confusion about the origin of an earlier attack. Britain says the couple were exposed to the same nerve agent used on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter last March in the English market 12

July 4, 2018 2:54 AM Konta, Edmund revive British spirits at Wimbledon

LONDON: With Andy Murray pulling out of Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament, the two-time champion's shock absence has put the spotlight on his fellow Britons at the grass-court Grand Slam. Of the four Britons in action on Monday, only teenager Katie Swan emerged victorious with a shock success against world number 36 Irina-Camelia Begu. After a combined 9

July 3, 2018 7:39 AM First Video: Missing Thai boys found by British divers

BANGKOK: "How many of you?" asks the British voice loudly, a torchlight scanning the gaunt, hungry boys crowded on a muddy bank. "Thirteen? ... Brilliant" — a remarkable short exchange captured on video has electrified Thailand and paved the way for an astonishing rescue. The video, which captures the twelve dishevelled and emaciated boys and their football 28