UK school competition to mark unveiling of Gandhi statue

The UK High Commission here has joined hands with the British Council to launch an online competition for schoolchildren in India to mark the unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi's bronze statue at London's historic Parliament Square.

Attractive jihadis used as 'eye candy' to lure British girls

Attractive men are used as 'eye candy' to lure young British Muslim girls into adopting extremist ideology, a former woman extremist has claimed.

IS executioner `Jihadi John` condemned 9/11, London attacks: Recording

The London graduate believed to be Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" once denounced the 9/11 attacks and the 2005 bombings in the British capital, according to an audio recording released Tuesday.

First 'space selfie' by Buzz Aldrin sells for £6,000
First 'space selfie' by Buzz Aldrin sells for £6,000

The first 'selfie' taken in space by Nasa astronaut Buzz Aldrin in 1966 has fetched almost 6,000 pounds - ten times its estimate - at an auction here. 

Pakistani-origin men among 10 charged with child abuse in UK

British police on Monday charged 10 men, mostly of Pakistan and Afghan origins, with sexual exploitation of girls as young as 13 in the northern England town of Rochdale.

New UK coins to feature portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II which will appear on coins in Britain was unveiled Monday - only the fifth one of her 63-year reign.

US targeting `Jihadi John,` senator says

 US forces are targeting the London man believed to be "Jihadi John," an Islamic State executioner, a senior Democratic senator said Sunday.

Budget gives India opportunity to make a mark in world: Paul

Lauding the Union Budget as "very positive" and "courageous", NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul on Saturday said it gives India the opportunity to make a mark in the world.

`Jihadi John`: Quiet football fan who developed thirst for war
`Jihadi John`: Quiet football fan who developed thirst for war

Mohammed Emwazi, named by British and US media as the Islamic State executioner known as "Jihadi John", has been described as a quiet but intense young man who gradually developed a taste for war. 

Sweden police raid home after mistaking '21' balloons for 'IS'

In a bizarre mix-up, Swedish police raided an apartment after a couple hung 21-shaped balloons to celebrate a birthday but it was mistaken for 'IS' in a reverse image from outside and considered as Islamic State propaganda.

Cliff Richard sex assault probe has expanded, says lawmaker

A police investigation of veteran pop star Cliff Richard relating to claims of sexual assault has "increased significantly in size," a British lawmaker said on Wednesday.

Britain to send military trainers to Ukraine: David Cameron
Britain to send military trainers to Ukraine: David Cameron

Britain will send troops to Ukraine next month to train government forces fighting pro-Russian separatists, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday, while ruling out sending lethal equipment.

Missing girls thought to be in Syria: British police

Three teenage girls from London feared to have run off to join the Islamic State (IS) group are believed to have crossed from Turkey into Syria, British police said Tuesday.

Britain rejects stricter ban on gender-based abortion

British lawmakers rejected a bid to explicitly outlaw abortion based on the gender of the foetus on Monday.

Islamic State uses social media to groom British Muslim girls: Think tank

Islamic State is using social media and the promise of adventure to lure British Muslim girls to join its cause, an anti-extremism think tank said on Monday, as police attempt to trace three London schoolgirls believed to be heading to Syria.

UK police brief students at school of Syria-bound girls

British police have briefed students at an east London school attended by three girls believed to be travelling to Syria, their headmaster said on Monday.

UK to honour Indian soldiers at World War I event

The UK will honour the Indian soldiers who fought alongside their British officers during the World War I with special plaques to be unveiled at a war memorial next month.

Ten-yr-old maths whizz is one of UK's youngest university pupil

A 10-year-old home-schooled girl, who is a maths genius, has become one of the youngest students in the UK to enroll in a university.

UK worries how to stop teenage girls travelling to Syria

Britain debated Sunday how to stop teenage girls joining the Islamic State group in Syria after three high-achieving youngsters became the latest to run away from home.

Prince Harry, Emma Watson dating rumors receive mix reviews on Twitter
Prince Harry, Emma Watson dating rumors receive mix reviews on Twitter

The rumors of Prince Harry and Emma Watson dating each other have received mixed responses on Twitter.