British-Indian MPs to donate pay hike for PM Modi's Wembley event

A group of Indian-origin British MPs pledged to donate the pay rise they will receive next month towards a major event to be held by Indian community for PM Modi.

UK hacked routers in Pak to identify terrorists: Edward Snowden
UK hacked routers in Pak to identify terrorists: Edward Snowden

Britain secretly obtained vast amounts of communications data from Pakistan to identify terrorists by hacking into routers in the country made by an American firm, according to US whistleblower Edward Snowden.

UK strips 50 terror suspects of passports

At least 50 suspected Islamist terrorists have been stripped of their passports by the UK government.

Dumped Australian PM admits knighting Prince Philip a mistake

Ousted Australian leader Tony Abbott conceded on Thursday that his decision to award Britain's Prince Philip a knighthood, which sparked a huge public and political backlash, was "injudicious".

UK overturns ban on Sikh turbans in workplaces

Sikhs across the UK will no longer face the prospect of disciplinary action for wearing turbans in workplaces after new rules come into force on Thursday.

Assad must go but might need to talk to him: UK's Hammond

Syria`s President Bashar al-Assad must go, but it might be necessary to talk with him as part of a deal on a transition of power, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said in an interview published by French daily Le Monde on Friday.

UK varsity ready to improve Indian education system: Paul

University of Wolverhampton in the UK is ready to provide significant assistance to improve education standards in India and enable it to become a leading global economy by strengthening business innovation, its Chancellor Lord Swraj Paul said on Friday.

Britain's EU opponents join forces with ''Out'' campaign group

Opponents of Britain`s membership of the European Union have joined forces to create a group that will lead the `Out` campaign in an EU referendum due by the end of 2017.

Send me home to Iran, immigrant begs British police

 An Iranian man handed himself in to British police demanding to be deported before it emerged he was in the country legally and simply hoping to be sent home as he was sick of Britain.

Migrant youth killed by Channel Tunnel train: Officials

A young African was killed by a freight train near the entrance to the Channel Tunnel in France overnight Wednesday in the latest death of a migrant trying to reach Britain, a local official said.

One of world's oldest Quran manuscripts to go on display in UK

A Quran manuscript believed to be among the oldest in the world dating back to at least 1,370 years that places it close to the time of Prophet Muhammad will be put on display in the UK from next week.

Did David Cameron have sex with a dead pig?
Did David Cameron have sex with a dead pig?

A new biography of David Cameron by a former ally-turned-political enemy contains claims of youthful debauchery by the future British leader, according to extracts published by the Daily Mail on Monday.

Pakistani-origin model found hanging in UK

A 24-year-old Pakistani-origin model in the UK allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself over fears that her parents would force her to marry a second time.

UK fears drone terror strikes at landmark buildings

Alarmed by the proliferation of small drones, Britain's defence and security officials fear that terrorists could fly drones carrying bombs into landmark UK buildings.

UK: Indian-origin man filmed driving naked by schoolchildren

An Indian-origin former prison guard in the UK has been banned from the roads for six months by a court after being filmed driving naked by school children.

Sturgeon warns PM Cameron over Scotland future in UK

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Friday warned Prime Minister David Cameron that he's on "borrowed time" over the future of a United Kingdom on the first anniversary of the landmark independence referendum.

Battle over Scotland`s future rages year after referendum

A year since Scotland voted against independence in a historic referendum, questions remain over the country`s future in the United Kingdom with nationalists waiting for the right moment to push for another vote.

Indian-origin MP appointed shadow chief secretary in UK

Indian-origin British MP Seema Malhotra has been appointed as the shadow chief secretary for Treasury by the newly elected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Coldest winter in 50 years to bring months of heavy snow to UK

The UK is set to receive months of snow and bitter Arctic winds as the country braces itself for the most savage winter in more than 50 years, weathermen warned today.

'Urgent action needed to improve air quality in London'

London has been named as one of six major cities in Britain where urgent action is needed to improve air quality, a media report said on Sunday.