Category Archives: Britain

Britain lifts laptop ban for some flights from Turkey

Britain on Friday lifted a ban on personal electronic devices for flights from Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport but will keep restrictions for Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and other Turkish hubs. Britain’s transport ministry said passengers would be allowed to carrying large phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin on all UK-bound flights from […]

We’re interested in Nigeria’s oil, gas – Britain

Britain has expressed its interest in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. It expressed its readiness to invest in pipeline infrastructure, renewable energy, gas and power of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry. British High Commissioner, Mr. Paul Arkwright, made this promise when the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, […]

Britain dismisses attempts to lure high finance to Paris

Britain’s government dismissed on Friday France’s attempt to lure high finance to Paris to cash in on Brexit, saying it would ensure that London remained the global financial hub. Pedestrians and cyclists cross Westminster Bridge with the Houses of Parliament in the background in central London on Marhc 23, / AFP PHOTO Paris is competing against […]

Britain denies backing agitators to break up Nigeria

By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN-The British government has denied claims by some secession agitators in parts of Nigeria that the british government is backing their agitation to break Nigeria. It would berecalled that some agitators had claimed that some powerful nations like the US and UK were backing their agitation, while the US government had denied […]

Britain’s Prince Philip, 96, in hospital with infection

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been admitted to hospital as a “precautionary measure” for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. Prince Philip The infection arose from “a pre-existing condition”, the palace said. The Duke of Edinburgh, who is to retire from public duties later this year, was admitted […]