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British MPs to vote on landmark Brexit bill today

British MPs to vote on landmark Brexit bill today

British lawmakers will vote on Wednesday on a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through Parliament has dealt a big blow to Prime Minister Theresa May.

Jan 17, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
Donald Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new US embassy

Donald Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new US embassy

The US president announced the decision in a midnight tweet amid reports in Britain that a Trump visit would be met with protests.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Narayana Murthy's son-in-law inducted into Theresa May's top team of ministers

Narayana Murthy's son-in-law inducted into Theresa May's top team of ministers

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy's son-in-law has been inducted in British Prime Minister Theresa May's top team. 

Jan 11, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
24,000 attempts to access porn websites in British Parliament

24,000 attempts to access porn websites in British Parliament

The figure of 24,473 attempts represents about 160 requests per day on average from computers and other devices connected to the parliamentary network between June and October 2017.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
British PM Theresa May forces her deputy to resign over pornography scandal

British PM Theresa May forces her deputy to resign over pornography scandal

Theresa May forced Damian Green, to resign for lying about whether he knew pornography had been found on computers in his parliamentary office.

Dec 21, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
EU opens next Brexit phase but warns `difficult` talks ahead

EU opens next Brexit phase but warns `difficult` talks ahead

European Union leaders agreed Friday to open crucial talks on a future relationship with Britain once it leaves the bloc.

Dec 15, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Brexit talks: European Parliament gives conditional approval for 2nd phase

Brexit talks: European Parliament gives conditional approval for 2nd phase

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave conditional approval to move the Brexit negotiations onto the second phase.

Dec 13, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
'New sense of optimism' in Brexit talks: PM Theresa May

'New sense of optimism' in Brexit talks: PM Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May will tell British lawmakers today there is a "new sense of optimism" around Brexit talks after striking an initial agreement last week with the European Union.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:29 AM IST
EU sets Sunday deadline for British PM after 'no white smoke' on Brexit

EU sets Sunday deadline for British PM after 'no white smoke' on Brexit

The European Commission said on Thursday that there was still "no white smoke" on a Brexit deal and set a limit of Sunday for British Prime Minister Theresa May to return to Brussels with an acceptable deal.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
20-year-old charged with plot to kill British PM Theresa May

20-year-old charged with plot to kill British PM Theresa May

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman is accused of planning an explosion outside May's Downing Street office then trying to enter the building with a suicide vest and a knife in a bid to kill the British PM.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
United Kingdom foils terror plot to blow up Downing Street gates, kill PM

United Kingdom foils terror plot to blow up Downing Street gates, kill PM

An Islamist terror plot to assassinate Theresa May has been foiled by the country's security services.

Dec 06, 2017, 18:40 PM IST
Plan to assassinate British PM Theresa May foiled: Reports

Plan to assassinate British PM Theresa May foiled: Reports

A plot to assassinate UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been foiled, Sky News reported on Tuesday, citing sources.

Dec 06, 2017, 08:32 AM IST
Theresa May heads for Brussels as last-minute Brexit talks go on

Theresa May heads for Brussels as last-minute Brexit talks go on

British negotiators were locked in last-minute talks with their European Union and Irish counterparts on Monday, trying to put together a Brexit deal that Prime Minister Theresa May might agree over lunch in Brussels.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
Britain's Theresa May tours Mideast amid Islam row with Donald Trump

Britain's Theresa May tours Mideast amid Islam row with Donald Trump

British Prime Minister Theresa May met Saudi leaders before leaving for Jordan on Thursday on a Middle East tour overshadowed by a high-profile row with US President Donald Trump over Islam.

Nov 30, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Donald Trump hits out at British PM over anti-Muslim videos criticism, tweets at wrong Theresa May

Donald Trump hits out at British PM over anti-Muslim videos criticism, tweets at wrong Theresa May

Initially, the US President tagged the wrong person, linking to a woman identified on Twitter as Theresa Scrivener. He fixed the error later.

Nov 30, 2017, 08:11 AM IST
Trump was wrong to retweet UK far-right group - British PM May's spokesman

Trump was wrong to retweet UK far-right group - British PM May's spokesman

"It is wrong for the President to have done this," the spokesman said.

Nov 29, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Britain's Theresa May to visit Saudi Arabia, speak to crown prince

Britain's Theresa May to visit Saudi Arabia, speak to crown prince

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to visit Saudi Arabia for talks on Wednesday with its assertive crown prince over the kingdom-led war in Yemen, the second European leader to specifically seek him out as he amasses power.

Nov 29, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
Theresa May urges European Union to step forward together for Brexit deal

Theresa May urges European Union to step forward together for Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May urged the EU to "step forward together" with Britain on Friday as the bloc`s leaders hoped she would finally offer a compromise to reach a Brexit divorce deal in December.

Nov 24, 2017, 21:40 PM IST
British PM Theresa May holds crunch meeting with EU chief, to offer compromises to secure a Brexit deal

British PM Theresa May holds crunch meeting with EU chief, to offer compromises to secure a Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May holds a crunch meeting with European Union President Donald Tusk on Friday as hopes mount that she will offer compromises to secure a Brexit deal in December. 

Nov 24, 2017, 08:27 AM IST
Paresh Rawal deletes his 'Chai-Wala- Bar-Wala' tweet, issues apology

Paresh Rawal deletes his 'Chai-Wala- Bar-Wala' tweet, issues apology

In a mid-night drama, veteran actor and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Paresh Rawal wrote and deleted a tweet regarding the 'Yuva Desh's derogatory meme. However, he later issued an apology for 'hurting feelings'.

Nov 22, 2017, 09:36 AM IST