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UK may remove compulsory identification of sex from census form

The UK is set to become one of the first countries in the world not to require its citizens to identify their sex as part of its census forms.

Oct 08, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
Spanish PM won`t rule out suspending Catalonia`s autonomy

Spanish PM won`t rule out suspending Catalonia`s autonomy

PM Mariano​ Rajoy assured Catalan leaders that there "is still time" to backtrack and avoid triggering a tough response from the central government in Madrid.

Oct 08, 2017, 06:06 AM IST
WATCH: Car hits pedestrians outside Natural History Museum in west London

WATCH: Car hits pedestrians outside Natural History Museum in west London

A car on Saturday rammed the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in the South Kensington area of west London, injuring several pedestrians.

Oct 07, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
Many hurt as car hits pedestrians near London museum, driver detained

Many hurt as car hits pedestrians near London museum, driver detained

A large number of pedestrians were seriously injured after a car rammed into the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in the South Kensington area of west London on Saturday.

Oct 07, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

British PM Theresa May fights back after plot to oust her

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday said she enjoyed the "full support" of her cabinet after a former Conservative Party chairman admitted he was behind a plot by around 30 MPs to urge her

Oct 06, 2017, 20:50 PM IST

May under fresh pressure to step down as British PM

Theresa May has come under fresh pressure from within her own party to step down as British prime minister as it emerged on Friday that a former Conservative party chairman is leading an attempted

Oct 06, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Iran, Turkey must take measures against Kurdish secession: Khamenei

Iran`s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran that the two countries should prevent Iraq`s Kurdistan region from declaring

Oct 04, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
French Parliament approves controversial anti-terrorism law

French Parliament approves controversial anti-terrorism law

France's lower house of Parliament has approved a controversial new counter-terrorism bill after Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told Parliament "We're still in a state of war," as country is

Oct 04, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
Britain 'prepared' if Brexit negotiations fail: Theresa May

Britain 'prepared' if Brexit negotiations fail: Theresa May

Britain's government wants Brexit negotiations to succeed but is preparing for a scenario in which they could fail, Prime Minister Theresa May told her Conservative Party`s annual conference on

Oct 04, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
May's immigration policy 'idiotic': Liberal Democrats leader

May's immigration policy 'idiotic': Liberal Democrats leader

Calling UK Prime Minister Theresa May's immigration policy "idiotic", leader of Liberal Democrats Vince Cable has said her clampdown on overseas students has adversely affected the British economy.

Oct 04, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
UK Air Force jets escort passenger plane from Lithuania after 'hoax' alert

UK Air Force jets escort passenger plane from Lithuania after 'hoax' alert

Two Royal Air Force (RAF) jets were scrambled to escort a passenger plane en route from Lithuania to the UK today after a "hoax" security alert.

Oct 04, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
Camilla slept with Prince Charles to take revenge from cheating boyfriend, claims book

Camilla slept with Prince Charles to take revenge from cheating boyfriend, claims book

Camilla Parker Bowles, Duchess of Cornwell, slept with Prince Charles back in the 1970s to get back at her unfaithful boyfriend and future husband Andrew Parker Bowles, claims a new book.

Oct 03, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
'Burqa ban' comes into force in Austria

'Burqa ban' comes into force in Austria

Muslim women in Austria were forced by the police to remove their facial coverings on Sunday, as an anti-burqa law came into effect.

Oct 02, 2017, 08:04 AM IST

As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

Under pressure over Brexit and her own leadership, British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to regain the initiative on Sunday by unveiling new policies to woo young voters at her Conservative

Oct 01, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
'Impatient' Boris Johnson wants Brexit transition completed in two years

'Impatient' Boris Johnson wants Brexit transition completed in two years

“Am I impatient about it, do I want to get it done as fast as possible? Yes, absolutely," said Britain's Foreign Minister.

Sep 30, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

Angela Merkel welcomes Macron's 'European passion', mum on proposals

Macron appeared to respond to Lindner directly on Tuesday, saying: "I don`t have red lines, I only have horizons."

Sep 27, 2017, 19:51 PM IST
Mobile phone explodes on London Underground, sparks panic

Mobile phone explodes on London Underground, sparks panic

British Transport Police the London Fire Brigade have said the explosion was caused by a mobile phone charger that blew up after overheating.

Sep 26, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Donald Trump once wanted to have sex with Princess Diana

Donald Trump once wanted to have sex with Princess Diana

Loudmouth US President Donald Trump had once called Diana Spencer, Britain's late Princess, “crazy,” and even joked about giving her an HIV test. 

Sep 26, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
UK-EU to hold fourth round of Brexit talks

UK-EU to hold fourth round of Brexit talks

However, European Union negotiators will be expecting more details on, for example, what payments the UK is prepared to make as it departs, informed sources told the BBC.

Sep 25, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Vote winner Angela Merkel faces tricky coalition talks, hard-right 'earthquake'

Vote winner Angela Merkel faces tricky coalition talks, hard-right 'earthquake'

After 12 years in power and running on a promise of stability and continuity, Merkel`s CDU/CSU bloc scored 32.9 per cent, against 20.8 per cent for the Social Democrats under challenger Martin Schulz

Sep 25, 2017, 08:40 AM IST

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