Did ex-British PM Winston Churchill think of converting to Islam?
Did ex-British PM Winston Churchill think of converting to Islam?

Former British PM Sir Winston Churchill had high regards for Islam and may have thought of converting into a Muslim, says a history research fellow at Cambridge University citing an August 1907 letter.

Afghanistan seeks support at London conference

Afghanistan's leader was asking international politicians today to stand with his country amid the withdrawal of most foreign troops and a surge in Taliban attacks.

Britain to curb EU migrants benefit to reduce immigration

British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that immigrants from the EU need to work in Britain for four years so they could claim benefits in the country.


Staff backlash over charity's award for Tony Blair

Almost 200 staff at the global charity Save the Children have signed a letter condemning its decision to give former British prime minister Tony Blair an award for his work on debt relief.

David Cameron to meet PM Narendra Modi at G20 meet

British Prime Minister David Cameron will "seize the opportunity" to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the first time this weekend during the G20 summit in Brisbane to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues, a Downing Street spokesman said.

British government under fire over European vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s government came under fire in parliament on Monday for apparently backing out of a vote on joining an EU-wide arrest warrant system under a threat of rebellion by eurosceptic lawmakers.

David Cameron has `problem` with other leaders: EU`s Juncker

New European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker accused British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday of having a "problem" with other EU leaders, stoking a bitter budget battle between London and Brussels.

British ex-PM Tony Blair may have been terrorism target, court hears

  A man charged with terrorism offences at a trial so sensitive that prosecutors sought to have it heard entirely in secret might have been planning an attack on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, a court heard on Tuesday.

British PM David Cameron says Iran can be 'part of solution' in Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron said that Iran could be "part of the solution" in defeating jihadists in Syria after he held landmark talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Russia might face new economic sanctions over Ukraine : British PM

 Russia might face more economic sanctions unless it ceases its attempts to destabilise Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday.

UK``s Cameron set to apologise over ex-media chief guilty of phone-hacking

British Prime Minister David Cameron stands by a pledge to make "a profound apology" after his former media chief Andy Coulson was found guilty of being part of a phone-hacking conspiracy, the British leader`s spokesman said on Tuesday.

UK PM wants faster action on terror suspects like Abu Hamza

British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Tuesday to speed up the deportation of terror suspects after hardline Islamist cleric Abu Hamza was convicted in the United States.

Cameron promises Scotland more powers if it votes to stay in UK

British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged more devolution for Scotland if it decides to stay part of the United Kingdom in September`s referendum.

British PM defends `remarkable` Pietersen

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday became embroiled in the row over the end of Kevin Pietersen`s England career, saying there was a "powerful argument" in favour of the star batsman.

Cameron says he did not intend to stigmatise Poles

British Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday he had had no intention of stigmatising Poles living and working in Britain when he announced plans to curb child benefits to immigrants.

David Cameron bats for closer India-UK ties

Seeking broadening of bilateral ties, British PM David Cameron on Thursday said UK and India should be "partners of choice".

Minister wrote to PM Margaret Thatcher of being attracted to her

One of Margaret Thatcher`s ministers gushed over her "good looks, charm and bearing" in a resignation note released on Monday that reads almost like a love letter to the former British prime minister.

Amitabh Bachchan Guest of Honour at 10 Downing Street Charity reception

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was the guest of honour at a reception hosted by British Prime Minister David Cameron`s wife, Samantha Cameron at their official residence for a charity initiative for diabetes.

UK PM set to drive out al Qaeda extremists from Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron said that he intends to see `dangerous` al Qaeda extremists driven out of Syria and warned that if Britain fails to aid the opposition rebels, Syria will not be able to free itself.

Cameron to set out tougher approach on housing for immigrants

In a bid to cut down on immigration, British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to announce a tougher approach on housing and benefits, including keeping immigrant families off council house waiting lists for five years.