British Home Secretary rules out changes in student visa

Talking tough, Home Secretary Theresa May on Tuesday ruled out any relaxation in Britain's student visa system, saying overseas students should return home as soon as their visa expires unless they have a graduate job.

Britain to accept refugees in coming days: Home secretary

 The first wave of Syrian refugees will arrive in Britain in the coming days, British Home Secretary Theresa May said on Wednesday.

UK court orders release of man held on terror charge

 A man convicted of terror charges and believed by police to pose a threat to the UK is to be released from prison after Home Secretary Theresa May lost a court case to keep him in jail until he can be deported.

Alert cops if kids are embracing terror, parents told

British Home Secretary Theresa May has urged parents to report their children to police if they are at risk of becoming terrorists.

British PM slams `unacceptable` border migrant chaos
British PM slams `unacceptable` border migrant chaos

 Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday blasted the "totally unacceptable" scenes as growing numbers of migrants attempt to enter Britain illegally by hiding in trucks at the French seaport of Calais.

Mediterranean migrants should be turned back: UK minister

Migrants who attempt to reach the European Union by crossing the Mediterranean should be turned back, the British interior minister wrote in an article on Wednesday.

David Cameron names his first all-Conservative Cabinet
David Cameron names his first all-Conservative Cabinet

British Prime Minister David Cameron has formed his first all-Conservative cabinet after his party stormed to victory in this year's general election, Downing Street announced on Sunday.

United Kingdom launches zero tolerance anti-terror plans
United Kingdom launches zero tolerance anti-terror plans

 Unveiling a new set of anti-terror measures, the UK today said it will no longer tolerate the behaviour of Islamist extremists who reject its values.

Police find no explosion near UK army barracks after blast report

British police said it carried out a lengthy investigation involving counter-terrorism experts and bomb detection dogs following reports of a blast near Britain`s largest army training site on Saturday, but found no evidence of an explosion. 

UK faces biggest threat to its security since 9/11: Interior Minister

Britain faces a bigger threat to its security from terrorism than at any time before or since the Sept. 11 2001 attacks on the United States, Home Secretary Theresa May said on Monday.

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.

IS militants could ''acquire nuclear weapons'' to attack Britain: Theresa May

The United Kingdom`s Home Secretary Theresa May has warned that `Islamic State terrorists could acquire chemical, biological or even nuclear weapons` to attack Britain if they are successful in establishing an extremist state.

Britain mulls steps to combat extremism

To discourage extremist elements originating from Britain, Home Secretary Theresa May has plans to bring in new laws that may strip Britons fighting in Syria and Iraq of their citizenship.

UK orders inquiry into undercover police work

British officials have ordered a judge-led public inquiry into how undercover police handled the 1993 stabbing of black teenager Stephen Lawrence.

Britain seeks to strip naturalised terror suspects of citizenship

UK Home Secretary Theresa May wants to strip naturalised terror suspects of their British citizenship in a last-minute amendment to an immigration bill expected to face strong opposition in parliamentary debates Thursday.

UK minister admits deadlock over visa bond scheme

UK home secretary Theresa May, the driving force behind plans to introduce a controversial 3,000 pound visa bond for visitors from certain countries including India, has admitted the scheme remains deadlocked due to coalition doubts.

Snooper`s Charter is `costly and highly contentious` says Big five

Big Five, the five biggest internet companies of the world, which include Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, Twitter and Google have warned the Home Secretary that they would not co-operate voluntarily with Snooper`s charter.

Thousands headed to violent extremism: British home secretary

British Home Secretary Theresa May on Sunday warned that thousands of people living in Britain could be "on the path" to becoming violent radicals and terrorists.

UK Home Secretary asks women to realise their potential

British Home Secretary Theresa May visited a Hindu Temple here on the occasion of International Women`s Day and called upon women to fulfill their potential to encourage others to go above and beyond.

Keith Vaz angers women MPs over `sexist` remark

British Indian MP Keith Vaz has evoked sharp criticism from his female counterparts after allegedly making a `sexist` remark about Home Secretary Theresa May.