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Sikh couple in UK told 'they can't adopt white child'

A Sikh couple in the UK have claimed that they were refused permission to adopt a white child because of their "cultural heritage" and told to adopt a child from India instead.

Secret documents signed by Winston Churchill up for auction

Secret documents signed by former British prime minister Winston Churchill, including one which discusses plans to build a tunnel between England and France in 1914, is set to be auctioned in the UK.

United Kingdom to maintain duty-free access for developing countries after Brexit

The government said around 48 countries would continue to benefit from tariff-free exports on all goods other than arms and ammunition to the UK and that once it had left the EU in 2019 it would explore options to expand trade relations further. 

 

Indian priest found dead in Edinburgh

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tonight condoled the priest's death and asked the Consulate General of India in Edinburgh to provide help.

  Ecuador foreign minister says UK wants a solution to Assange standoff

Ecuador foreign minister says UK wants a solution to Assange standoff

A British court issued an arrest warrant for Assange when he failed to surrender to the court on June 29, 2012, and the Metropolitan Police Service is compelled to execute that warrant, the London police said in May. 

After tower inferno, UK plans to create victims' advocate role

The British government plans to introduce a public advocate who will act for bereaved families after any disaster, it announced on Wednesday, a week after a catastrophic fire killed 79 people at a social housing tower block in London.

British Police question `troubled` anti-Muslim van attacker

Police on Tuesday questioned a man suspected of deliberately mowing down Muslims in London, as the interior minister said Britain was "bruised but not broken" by a series of terror attacks.

Man arrested near UK Parliament charged with possessing offensive weapon

A man arrested outside the British Parliament in central London has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an officer, police said on Tuesday.

UK mosque attack suspect cursed Muslims day before incident

A 47-year-old man arrested after a terror attack near a London mosque had been kicked out of a pub 'for cursing Muslims' just a day before the incident, a media report said.

London van incident is 'potential terrorist attack': PM Theresa May

London van incident is 'potential terrorist attack': PM Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said an incident in which one person was killed and eight others were injured after a van rammed into a crowd of worshippers near a north London mosque was being treated "as a potential terrorist attack".

London: Several injured after van hits people near mosque

London: Several injured after van hits people near mosque

The incident took place outside the Muslim Welfare House, which contains a mosque.

London fire blaze likely killed at least 58 people: Police

London fire blaze likely killed at least 58 people: Police

Prime Minister Theresa May`s government earlier sought to quell anger over the fire, pledging to support the victims of the blaze after protesters jeered her when she visited local residents.
 

Armed police fire stun gun at knife-wielding man near British Parliament

Armed police fire stun gun at knife-wielding man near British Parliament

The spate of recent attacks were the deadliest in Britain since four British Islamist suicide bombers killed 52 people on the London transport system in July 2005.

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

 Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union will begin on Monday, the British government said on Thursday.

One in five children in developed world in relative poverty: UN

The US had relatively low scores in terms of poverty, hunger, health, education and inequality.

Some killed in London tower block fire: Fire brigade

Some killed in London tower block fire: Fire brigade

A number of people have been killed in a huge fire which engulfed a 27-storey block of flats in central London on Wednesday, London Fire Brigade said.

Huge fire engulfs 27-storey London tower block, several trapped in homes

Huge fire engulfs 27-storey London tower block, several trapped in homes

A massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block in west London in the early hours of Wednesday, police and fire services said.

Princess Diana tried to cut her wrists weeks after her wedding: Report

Princess Diana tried to cut her wrists weeks after her wedding: Report

Diana was so unhappy in the few weeks after her fairy tale wedding with Prince Charles that she tried to slash her wrists, according to the transcripts of secret tapes of the popular princess.

PM Theresa May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

PM Theresa May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

Brexit Secretary David Davis said British Prime Minister Theresa May was not sobbing over last week`s failed election gamble when he met her after the vote.

Donald Trump offers 'support' to Theresa May after polls setback

Donald Trump offers 'support' to Theresa May after polls setback

US President Donald Trump has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that he looks forward to working with her in strengthening the bilateral ties after she decided to form a minority government following snap polls.