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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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

Indian man arrested by China over "terror" video released, deported

Indian man arrested by China over "terror" video released, deported

A 46-year-old Indian national, who was held in China for alleged terror links, was released and deported back on Saturday, Indian officials said.

Six Britons held for terror links in China deported; Indian still in jail

Six Britons who were detained along with an Indian and 13 other foreigners in China for their alleged "terror links" have been deported to UK while Indian embassy officials were expected to have consular meeting with Rajiv Mohan Kulshrestha, who remained under detention.