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After fire, May's government says will act to protect Britons

After fire, May's government says will act to protect Britons

Prime Minister Theresa May, under pressure for keeping a distance from angry residents on a visit to the charred remains of the 24-storey block last week, said on Saturday the response to the disaster was "not good enough".

Jun 18, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Two-thirds of Britons believe Donald Trump threats international stability

Two-thirds of Britons believe Donald Trump threats international stability

Almost two-thirds of Britons believe US President Donald Trump is a threat to international stability, according to a new poll.

Feb 05, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
Overwhelming majority of Britons favour banning burqa: Poll

Overwhelming majority of Britons favour banning burqa: Poll

The poll by YouGov found that as many as 57 percent of Britons supported "a law that bans people from wearing the burqa in the UK".

Sep 01, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

Majority of Britons oppose second referendum on EU exit: Poll

The majority of Britons are opposed to a second referendum on membership of the European Union and almost half believe new Prime Minister Theresa May should carry on without calling a general election, according to a poll published on Saturday.

Jul 17, 2016, 10:51 AM IST
Brexit: Could Britain's withdrawal from EU still be averted?

Brexit: Could Britain's withdrawal from EU still be averted?

Could Britain`s parliament, a future prime minister or even a second referendum effectively annul the Brexit vote? Constitutional experts say not in the short-term, but the future is uncertain.

Jun 28, 2016, 00:47 AM IST
Divided Brits in shock after EU vote

Divided Brits in shock after EU vote

Britons reacted with shock on Friday to their country`s narrow decision to leave the European Union, whether they welcomed "independence" day or were horrified by the outcome.

Jun 24, 2016, 20:51 PM IST
As Britain braces for Brexit vote, EU warns 'out is out'; opinion polls put 'Leave' and 'Remain' camps neck and neck

As Britain braces for Brexit vote, EU warns 'out is out'; opinion polls put 'Leave' and 'Remain' camps neck and neck

If Britons do vote in favour of Brexit, Britain would become the first nation to exit the European Union bloc in its 60-year history.

Jun 23, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

PM Cameron appeals to Britons to stay in EU for sake of future generations

Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday appealed to Britons, especially older voters, to think about the impact leaving the European Union would have on the country and future generations.

Jun 21, 2016, 19:34 PM IST
Don't turn your back on the EU: Obama tells Britons as 'a friend'

Don't turn your back on the EU: Obama tells Britons as 'a friend'

US President Barack Obama appealed directly to British voters on Friday to remain in the European Union, saying membership had magnified Britain`s place in the world and made the bloc stronger and more outward looking.

Apr 22, 2016, 23:03 PM IST

More than 250,000 Britons petition to ban Trump from UK

In the past, people have been banned from entering Britain for fostering hatred that might provoke inter-community violence.

Dec 09, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

Britain to keep 450 troops in Afghanistan through 2016

Britain will extend the stay of about 450 soldiers in Afghanistan throughout 2016, the defence secretary said on Tuesday following a similar announcement by the United States to extend its military presence there.

Oct 27, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

5 Britons killed after whale boat sinks off Vancouver Island

Five British nationals died when a whale watching boat with 27 people on board sank off Vancouver Island, the British Foreign Minister said today.

Oct 27, 2015, 01:19 AM IST

5 Britons killed after whale boat sinks off Vancouver Island

Five British nationals died when a whale watching boat with 27 people on board sank off Vancouver Island, the British Foreign Minister said today.

Oct 27, 2015, 01:19 AM IST

The 'perfect formula' for a good night's sleep in winter!

According to the survey, 55% of Britons have trouble sleeping due to cold and discomfort’ in the bedroom during the winter months.

Oct 26, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

Six Britons charged for skinny dipping in Rome

 Six British tourists have been charged with indecent exposure after jumping naked into one of Rome`s historic fountains, the media reported on Monday.

Sep 28, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Kalka-Shimla train derailment: 10 Britons discharged from hospital

Ten Britons, who were injured on Saturday when two coaches of a chartered Kalka-Shimla toy train derailed near this Himachal Pradesh town, were discharged from a private hospital near Chandigarh, an official said.

Sep 12, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

Britons prefer smartphones over laptops to go online: Watchdog

Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the preferred way for Britons to go online, driven by increased take-up of the devices and a jump in superfast mobile broadband subscriptions, the British telecoms regulator said on Thursday.

Aug 06, 2015, 07:12 AM IST
Social mobility makes Britons happier than Americans

Social mobility makes Britons happier than Americans

Britons who climb the social ladder are more content and happier when they get older than people in the US who are similarly upwardly mobile, new research has revealed.

Jul 24, 2015, 15:16 PM IST
Facebook helps elderly rekindle old flames

Facebook helps elderly rekindle old flames

In your 50s and miss your old flame? You could probably try your luck on Facebook as a survey suggests many senior British people are already searching for girlfriends of their younger days on the social networking site.

Jul 20, 2015, 15:59 PM IST
Mistaken 'terror links'? China arrested tourists for watching Genghis Khan documentary

Mistaken 'terror links'? China arrested tourists for watching Genghis Khan documentary

As China deported 20 tourists including an Indian national after arresting them over the so-called “terror links”, it has emerged that the arrests were a result of a misunderstanding by Chinese officials as they mistook a Genghis Khan documentary for a terrorist video due to “their unfamiliarity of the English language”.

Jul 19, 2015, 08:15 AM IST