Britain

Malala Yousafzai trolled for wearing jeans, heels at Oxford

Malala Yousafzai trolled for wearing jeans, heels at Oxford

Women rights activist Malala Yousafzai is the latest victim of trolls. 

Oct 18, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

European Union aims to boost anti-terror info sharing with Tunisia

EU anti-terror chief Gilles de Kerchove on Tuesday called for a boosted exchange of information with Tunisia, which has seen its nationals involved in deadly attacks abroad and on its soil.

Oct 18, 2017, 05:22 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 report said.

Oct 16, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

France's Emmanuel Macron 'considers' trip to Iran after Rouhani invite

French President Emmanuel Macron is considering visiting Iran after speaking by phone with his Iranian counterpart as US President Donald Trump said he was "decertifying" the nuclear deal with Tehran, the Elysee presidential office said on Saturday.

Oct 14, 2017, 06:19 AM IST
Time is running out: Germany urges UK to move in Brexit talks

Time is running out: Germany urges UK to move in Brexit talks

German government spokesman Steffen Seibert urged Britain to act before an EU summit in December.

Oct 13, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
Britain is ‘preparing' for war with North Korea

Britain is ‘preparing' for war with North Korea

The new aircraft carrier will be handed over to the Navy later this year before it undergoes sea trials.

 

Oct 09, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

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

Foreign tourists labelled 'braid-choppers' rescued in J&K

A group of foreign tourists who were being threatened by a mob here on Sunday after being labelled "braid-choppers" were rescued, police said.

Oct 08, 2017, 20:58 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 Wednesday.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:24 PM 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 party`s annual conference.

Oct 01, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
UK Government confirms Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

UK Government confirms Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Saturday is the deadline for bids, with Birmingham seen as a favourite to be awarded the Games which were originally due to go to the South African city of Durban.

Sep 30, 2017, 00:07 AM 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
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
Washington 'unreliable' following Iran nuclear deal threats: Mohammad Javad Zarif

Washington 'unreliable' following Iran nuclear deal threats: Mohammad Javad Zarif

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is responsible for verifying that Iran meets the terms of the agreement.

Sep 24, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Germans warned against apathy as Angela Merkel heads for fourth term

Germans warned against apathy as Angela Merkel heads for fourth term

In Germany`s proportional election system, low turn-out can boost smaller parties, such as the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), giving them more seats from the same number of votes.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
Singapore IS fighter challenges Prince Harry in video

Singapore IS fighter challenges Prince Harry in video

It is believed to be the first time that a fighter from the affluent city-state has featured prominently in one of IS`s videos.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Theresa May asks for transition deal after Brexit

Theresa May asks for transition deal after Brexit

In a major speech in Florence, May promised to meet Britain's existing EU budget commitments until 2020 and outlined new legal guarantees for the rights of around three million Europeans living in the UK.

Sep 22, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

Syrian activist, daughter murdered in Istanbul home: Turkish police

A Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter have been found murdered in their apartment in Istanbul, the Istanbul police department said on Friday.

Sep 22, 2017, 22:07 PM IST
London Parsons Green bombing could have been much worse: Police chief

London Parsons Green bombing could have been much worse: Police chief

Six men have been arrested in connection with the attack, and four remain in custody.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
UK big consumer of online Islamist extremist terror content: Report

UK big consumer of online Islamist extremist terror content: Report

The Policy Exchange study titled 'The NewNetwar' found that Britain also ranks fifth in terms of world audience for extremist content.

Sep 19, 2017, 16:23 PM IST