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EU says 40 countries now affected in tainted egg scandal

EU says 40 countries now affected in tainted egg scandal

Millions of eggs across Europe have been destroyed after they were found to contain traces of Fipronil.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

UK police arrest four, including soldiers, over suspected far-right terrorism

The neo-Nazi organisation became the first far-right group to be outlawed in Britain last year after the murder of member of Parliament Jo Cox, whose killing the group had praised.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
German police recover stolen artworks worth 2.5 million euros

German police recover stolen artworks worth 2.5 million euros

Prosecutors have retrieved 15 of a total 19 paintings and drawings stolen between June 2015 and March 2016 by a gang whose 39-year-old ringleader was a courier specialising in transporting art, the

Sep 05, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

Russia may reduce US diplomatic personnel by 155: Vladimir Putin

On Saturday Russia was forced to vacate its consulate in San Francisco and two diplomatic buildings in New York and Washington after the US ordered the move, the latest twist in a lengthy feud. 

Sep 05, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Pope prays for those afflicted by floods in US, Asia

Pope prays for those afflicted by floods in US, Asia

Pope Francis has prayed for those afflicted by floods in Texas, Louisiana and southern Asia.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

UK Parliament corridors to get CCTV cameras for security

Both the House of Commons and Lords Speakers have signed off on the installation of the security cameras in all areas of the Palace of Westminster that can be accessed by visitors.

Sep 03, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

70,000 evacuated in Frankfurt to defuse World War II bomb

The bomb, which was dropped by the British during Allied bombing campaigns, is an aerial mine HC 4000, weighing 1.4 tonnes, reports Efe news.

Sep 03, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
Thousands evacuated as Germany tackles huge WWII bombs

Thousands evacuated as Germany tackles huge WWII bombs

Around 21,000 people had to leave the area in Koblenz as the 500-kilogramme bomb was successfully defused, before the fire brigade allowed residents to return to their homes.

Sep 03, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
British WWII bomb in Frankfurt could flatten a city block

British WWII bomb in Frankfurt could flatten a city block

The HC 4000 bomb is assumed to have been dropped by Britain`s Royal Air Force during the 1939-45 war.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
Buckingham Palace 'sword man' charged with planning terror act

Buckingham Palace 'sword man' charged with planning terror act

He is accused of "engaging in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention to commit an act or acts of terrorism", Scotland Yard said in a statement.

Aug 31, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

Indian-origin doctor appears in UK court over 118 sexual offences

Manish Shah, from Romford area of London, had been charged with 65 counts of assault by penetration and 52 allegations of sexual assault by Scotland Yard earlier this month.

Aug 31, 2017, 20:13 PM IST
UK pays tributes to Princess Diana on 20th death anniversary

UK pays tributes to Princess Diana on 20th death anniversary

Thousands of admirers of Princess Diana paid tributes at the gates of Kensington Palace on Thursday.

Aug 31, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
Third round of Brexit talks to begin in Brussels

Third round of Brexit talks to begin in Brussels

Brexit Secretary David Davis said that he wants to broaden discussions to include trade, reports the BBC.  

Aug 28, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

China, Russia to sign agreement to boost space cooperation

In 2020, China plans to send a mission to Mars with a robot vehicle for scientific research, and last year inaugurated the world`s largest radio telescope, half a kilometre in diameter.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Finnish court names knife attack suspect

Finnish court names knife attack suspect

Finnish police said on Sunday the suspect gave officials a false identity when he entered the country in 2016.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Seven climbers killed in the Alps

The climbers in Austria fell around 300 metres onto a glacier near the town of Krimml, according to Egbert Ritter, a trauma surgeon in a Salzburg hospital.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:52 AM IST
Britain pushes for talks about the future, EU wants divorce first

Britain pushes for talks about the future, EU wants divorce first

A third round of Brexit talks takes place more than a year after Britons voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, delivering an unprecedented blow to the post-World War Two European

Aug 28, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
UK opposition Labour backs soft Brexit, putting pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May

UK opposition Labour backs soft Brexit, putting pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May

Labour wanted to avoid a damaging "cliff edge" for the economy from an abrupt separation in less than two years.

Aug 28, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance

Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance

Trump triggered outrage earlier this month when he suggested both sides were at fault after unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a woman was killed when a white supremacist drove his car

Aug 27, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
Second arrest over Buckingham Palace sword attack

Second arrest over Buckingham Palace sword attack

Earlier, a man wielding a four-foot sword and screaming "Allahu akbar" attacked three officers at a restricted area on Constitution Hill near Buckingham Palace.

Aug 27, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

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