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Britons vote in election seen strengthening PM Theresa May's Brexit hand

Britons vote in election seen strengthening PM Theresa May's Brexit hand

Britons began voting on Thursday in a snap election predicted to give Prime Minister Theresa May a larger parliamentary majority, which she hopes will strengthen her hand in looming divorce talks with the European Union.

Jun 08, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
Days after refusing to condemn move, UK PM Theresa May calls Donald Trump's travel ban divisive, wrong

Days after refusing to condemn move, UK PM Theresa May calls Donald Trump's travel ban divisive, wrong

UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday branded US President Donald Trump's travel restrictions on nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries as "divisive and wrong", days after she refused to condemn the move.

Feb 01, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Visa quota: UK offers liberal visa scheme for Indian businessmen

Visa quota: UK offers liberal visa scheme for Indian businessmen

Eyeing India as a key trade partner after exiting from the European Union, the UK today announced a first-ever easier visa regime for Indian businessmen that will come with swifter passage through British airports and access to EU.

Nov 07, 2016, 12:37 PM IST
UK PM Theresa May defies critics to back new $22 billion Heathrow runway

UK PM Theresa May defies critics to back new $22 billion Heathrow runway

Britain backed a $22 billion expansion of London`s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, ending 25 years of indecision with an ambitious plan to boost global trade links following the vote to leave the European Union. 

Oct 26, 2016, 00:31 AM IST
UK PM Theresa May to arrive in India on Nov 6; this is her first bilateral visit outside Europe

UK PM Theresa May to arrive in India on Nov 6; this is her first bilateral visit outside Europe

British Prime Minister Theresa May will arrive here on November 6 on her first bilateral visit outside Europe during which she will hold talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and review all aspects of the India-UK strategic partnership.

Oct 16, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
Brexit battle reaches UK's high court in challenge to PM Theresa May

Brexit battle reaches UK's high court in challenge to PM Theresa May

The case was launched in the aftermath of Britain`s June 23 referendum which saw 52 percent of Britons vote to leave the EU.

Oct 13, 2016, 07:58 AM IST

Theresa May: Will she prove to be the second Iron Lady UK needs after Brexit?

Even as Hillary Clinton comes dazzlingly close to script history in the United States, Theresa May has comfortably slipped into her new role as the premier of United Kingdom – becoming only the second woman in British history to hold the office.

 

Jul 28, 2016, 19:34 PM IST

Theresa May vows 'bold new positive role' for UK ​outside EU post-Brexit

Theresa May on Wednesday became Britain's second woman prime minister after Margaret Thatcher, vowing to forge "a bold new positive role" for the UK in the world post-Brexit.

Jul 14, 2016, 00:25 AM IST
Know why David Cameron posted pic of 10 Downing Street cat on Twitter as 'proof' of his love for Larry

Know why David Cameron posted pic of 10 Downing Street cat on Twitter as 'proof' of his love for Larry

David Cameron`s last appearance in Parliament as British Prime Minister ended in a standing ovation after a bravura 36-minute performance.

Jul 13, 2016, 21:25 PM IST
Theresa May all set to be next UK PM as Andrea Leadsom pulls out of race

Theresa May all set to be next UK PM as Andrea Leadsom pulls out of race

Theresa May is the only remaining candidate to be the new leader of Britain`s ruling Conservative Party.

Jul 11, 2016, 18:23 PM IST
Watch UK PM David Cameron's message on the occasion of Vaisakhi

Watch UK PM David Cameron's message on the occasion of Vaisakhi

 Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday lauded the special contribution of Sikhs to British life through their hard work and entrepreneurial spirit.

Apr 13, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Major funds draw up plans to leave London if Britain quits EU

Prime Minister David Cameron`s Conservatives won an unexpected majority in polls last month and are now seeking to renegotiate Britain`s relationship with the 28-member bloc ahead of a plebiscite.

Jun 14, 2015, 08:25 AM IST

UK's Cameron tells EC president that Europe must change

British Prime Minister David Cameron told the president of the European Commission that the country needed a new deal on Europe, before he presses his case for reforms to the bloc with other national leaders this week.

May 26, 2015, 08:13 AM IST

Moody's confirms Britain's 'Aa1' rating

Ratings agency Moody`s confirmed Britain`s credit rating at "Aa1", saying that Scotland`s rejection of independence has preserved the strengths of the country`s institutions and financial system.

Sep 20, 2014, 08:37 AM IST

UK PM`s ex-media chief Coulson jailed for Murdoch tabloid hacking

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.

Jul 04, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

UK PM wants faster action on terror suspects like Abu Hamza

British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Tuesday to speed up the deportation of terror suspects after hardline Islamist cleric Abu Hamza was convicted in the United States.

May 20, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

UK favours closer engagement with Gujarat, Narendra Modi: David Cameron

Britain favours closer engagement with Gujarat and Narendra Modi to realise the country`s wide-ranging objectives in the state, PM David Cameron said.

Sep 18, 2013, 20:22 PM IST

Algerian forces still looking for hostages: UK PM

Making a statement in parliament on the deadly rescue bid, Cameron said "hostages were still being held in the complex".

Jan 18, 2013, 20:07 PM IST

Cameron accused of ripping heart and soul out of Leveson probe

The Leveson inquiry into British media ethics has proved to be a double whammy for Prime Minister David Cameron as the report has exposed divisions within the ruling coalition.

Nov 30, 2012, 14:05 PM IST

London Mayor calls for greater Indian investment in UK

As the French Government presses steel giant ArcelorMittal to avert the closure of two blast furnaces in north-eastern France, London Mayor Boris Johnson has called for greater Indian investment in the United Kingdom.

Nov 30, 2012, 10:36 AM IST