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Paradise Papers: Leaks show US commerce chief, UK Queen's offshore investments

Paradise Papers: Leaks show US commerce chief, UK Queen's offshore investments

The findings have emerged as part of the Paradise Papers released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).

Nov 06, 2017, 07:56 AM IST
PM Theresa May's deputy denies report pornography was found on office computer

PM Theresa May's deputy denies report pornography was found on office computer

Prime Minister Theresa May`s most senior minister has denied an allegation that police found pornography on one of his computers in the Houses of Parliament in 2008 as the British government

Nov 05, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
No social media access for Britons under 13

No social media access for Britons under 13

Under a new legislation to be debated in the UK`s House of Lords later this week, children under the age of 13 will be banned from joining Facebook and Twitter to keep them safe from child abuse on

Nov 05, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Germany, Turkey top diplomats hold talks amid tensions

Angela Merkel has urged a cut in EU funding linked to Turkey`s membership talks to signal the bloc`s unhappiness over the crackdown in the wake of the failed July 2016 coup.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader

Spanish prosecutors want to charge Puigdemont, holed up in Belgium, with rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
Italy seizes $80 million worth of ISIS 'fighter drug' en route India to Libya

Italy seizes $80 million worth of ISIS 'fighter drug' en route India to Libya

The painkiller has been described as the "fighter drug" as it is known to be popular among militants for its ability to dull pain and suppress fatigue.

Nov 04, 2017, 08:21 AM IST
Photos documenting Titanic rescue operation sold for USD 45K

Photos documenting Titanic rescue operation sold for USD 45K

The album belonged to Louis M Ogden, a New York socialite aboard the RMS Carpathia - the ship that rescued survivors of the Titanic.

Oct 30, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Adolf Hitler joined Nazis after far-right group shunned him, claims historian

Adolf Hitler joined Nazis after far-right group shunned him, claims historian

Hitler might have settled for a minor role and would therefore "have been unlikely to ever come to power", historian Weber said.

Oct 30, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
ISIS threatens to kill Prince George: 'When war comes with melody'

ISIS threatens to kill Prince George: 'When war comes with melody'

ISIS have sent threatening messages warning Prince George to kill him on an encrypted instant messaging app, said a report.

Oct 30, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Mass trial of Turkey alleged coup ringleaders resumes

Mass trial of Turkey alleged coup ringleaders resumes

More than 220 suspects, including former generals, have been accused of being among the ringleaders of last year`s coup bid to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Oct 30, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex: Report

UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex: Report

Earlier, Warwickshire police had ruled out an connection with "terrorist activity" after saying they were dealing with an "ongoing incident" at the leisure park in Nuneaton.

Oct 22, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
EU leaders back Theresa May with move on Brexit talks

EU leaders back Theresa May with move on Brexit talks

EU President Donald Tusk said reports the talks were in deadlock were "exaggerated", hailing a speech May made in Florence, Italy, last month for breaking the impasse.

Oct 20, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Brexit: 1.2 mn job losses if UK leaves without a deal, says Belgium minister

Brexit: 1.2 mn job losses if UK leaves without a deal, says Belgium minister

The European Union could lose 1.2 million jobs if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal, Belgium`s economy minister said Friday, warning that his own country would suffer a "catastrophic" impact.

Oct 20, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
French Parliament adopts controversial anti-terror law

French Parliament adopts controversial anti-terror law

The anti-terror bill gives the authorities permanent new powers to search homes, shut places of worship and restrict freedom of movement.

Oct 18, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
France to impose instant fines for street harassment of women

France to impose instant fines for street harassment of women

A new law banning cat-calling and harassment of women on French streets will see men fined on the spot for lecherous and aggressive behaviour, France's women's minister said Monday.

Oct 17, 2017, 08:38 AM IST
Indian-origin teenager Akshay Ruparelia is UK's 'youngest millionaire'

Indian-origin teenager Akshay Ruparelia is UK's 'youngest millionaire'

An Indian-origin teenager has made a fortune by selling houses through his online estate agency business during his school lunch breaks and has become one of UK`s youngest millionaires, a media

Oct 16, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

Hillary Clinton warns Britain on potential trade deal with Donald Trump

Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cautioned Britain on Sunday over its push to secure a trade deal with U.S. President Donald Trump after it leaves the European Union.

Oct 15, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

UK school allows transgender pupils to stay in girls' section

A boarding school in south-east England will allow boys to stay in the girls' section if they identify themselves as transgender.

Oct 15, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Catalan Parliament session on possible independence opens

Catalan Parliament session on possible independence opens

A Catalan parliamentary session that could see regional president Carles Puigdemont declare independence opened on Tuesday, under intense scrutiny from the rest of Spain and Europe.

Oct 10, 2017, 22:51 PM IST
Catalan leader under pressure to drop independence

Catalan leader under pressure to drop independence

The stakes are high for Spain as it faces its biggest political crisis since it became a democracy four decades ago.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

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