UK dog solves maths problems faster than toddler

A two-year-old brainy dog in the UK can solve maths problems faster than a toddler due to his special talent for sorting shapes, recognising numbers and knowing around 60 different commands.

UK MP demands 'Koh-i-Noor' be returned to India
UK MP demands 'Koh-i-Noor' be returned to India

British Indian MP Keith Vaz Tuesday called for the world-famous 'Koh-i-Noor' diamond to be returned to India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's UK visit in November.

Bobbies may no longer respond to thefts: UK police chief warns

 Amid severe budget cuts and changing nature of crimes, the British public should no longer expect police officers to turn up at their door if they are burgled, UK's most senior policewoman warned today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Britain this year, confirms David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will be visiting Britain later this year.

One minor a day reported to UK's anti-radicalisation plan

An estimated one child or teenager a day was referred to the UK government's anti-radicalisation programme over a two year period as several minors, many of them under 12, were found at risk of becoming involved with violent extremists, official figures released today showed.

British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, ISIS on agenda

 British Prime Minister David Cameron begins a visit to Southeast Asia on Monday, looking to seal $1.2 billion in trade deals and push for greater cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group.

UK teenager dies after reportedly ingesting 'laughing gas'

A teenager believed to have taken so-called laughing gas at a party in south-east London has died, police said today.

New Scottish independence vote `inevitable` says ex-leader

Former Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond said Sunday that another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom was "inevitable" because of policies pursued by Prime Minister David Cameron`s government in London.

61,000 Indian millionaires shifted overseas in last 14 years: Report
61,000 Indian millionaires shifted overseas in last 14 years: Report

India has seen the second-biggest outflow of high net worth individuals in last 14 years, with as many as 61,000 millionaires shifting base to abroad due to reasons like tax, security and child education, says a report.

Britain`s frontline WWII tunnels rediscovered

 A hidden tunnel complex that formed Britain`s first line of defence in World War II opened to the public this week after six decades buried as a forgotten time capsule.

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.

Obama wants United Kingdom to stay in European Union

US President Barack Obama has appealed to the UK to stay in the European Union (EU), saying its membership of the 28-nation bloc is necessary for Britain to continue to have influence on the world stage.

UK backs study of Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali languages

The UK government on Thursday made a fresh commitment to ensure community languages like Punjabi, Gujarati and Bengali continue to be offered within the country's school curriculum.

Man charged with planning attack on US military in United Kingdom

British prosecutors on Tuesday charged a 24-year-old man with planning an attack on US military personnel in Britain, following an investigation into Islamist-related terrorism.

'Lord Paul was seen as alternative Indian High Commissioner in 1980s UK'

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul, a close confidant of late premier Indira Gandhi, was described in British diplomatic circles as an "alternative Indian High Commissioner in London" in 1980s, according to newly-declassified UK government documents.

'Westland chopper deal Achilles heel in UK-India ties'

A mutli-million-pound contract for India to purchase 27 Westland 30 helicopters was described as the British government's "Achilles heel" in relations with India following Indira Gandhi's assassination in October 1984, according to newly-declassified UK government documents.

Only cutting of throat, placing head on body be shown in beheading videos: Islamic State's Baghdadi
Only cutting of throat, placing head on body be shown in beheading videos: Islamic State's Baghdadi

The Islamic State (IS) radical group`s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has ordered its militants not to issue propaganda videos showing the entire beheadings of their captives, pan-Arab daily Al-Quds al-Arabi reported on Friday.

'Thatcher ignored death threats to attend Indira's funeral'

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had received death threats to her life in the wake of Indira Gandhi's assassination in October 1984, according to newly-declassified UK government documents.

UK's Liberal Democrats elect new leader after poll disaster

Britain's Liberal Democrats, junior partners in the country's coalition government until May, elected a new leader Thursday in a bid to rebuild support which crumbled after a disastrous election result.

'Thatcher wanted to prosecute Sikh who incited Indira Gandhi's killing'

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher had pressed the prosecutors to level charges against a Britain-based Sikh who incited the assassination of Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, The Independent reported on Thursday, citing secret government papers.