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UK must agree implementation period for EU migration curbs: Lawmakers

Concerns over immigration were a key driver behind last year's vote to leave the EU, and the government has made controlling Britain's borders central to its Brexit plans.

Britain tells Turkey it will lift ban on in-flight electronics: Sources

Britain tells Turkey it will lift ban on in-flight electronics: Sources

Major airlines flying from Turkey to Britain include Turkish Airlines and British Airways, which is owned by International Consolidated Airlines Group.

Royal couple meets Holocaust survivors on second day of Poland tour

Prince William praised strong ties between Poland and Britain at a party Monday night.

Not bound by July 7 UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons, says India

In October last year, more than 120 nations had voted on a UN General Assembly resolution to convene a conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination. 

UK's first woman Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill elected to key Parliament panel

Earlier this year, he had led an international cross party delegation of parliamentarians to Agra and Delhi, where the group met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Iran urges United States to abide by nuclear deal

Iran has said Washington should be committed to its obligations under the nuclear agreement which endorses the removal of sanctions and barriers of banking transactions.

Trillion tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica shelf

Trillion tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica shelf

The iceberg weighs a staggering trillion tonnes and has an area of 5,800 sq km.

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo back home after London visit to ailing President

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo back home after London visit to ailing President

The unannounced and brief trip has fuelled speculation over Buhari's illness, the details of which have not been made public, and whether he will be able to stand in the 2019 elections.

 

European Union can 'go whistle' for Brexit bill: UK Foreign Minister

Britain last month began negotiations with the EU to set the terms of its divorce and set a potential timetable for discussing a future free trade deal.

Kuwait, US, Britain call for rapid solution of Qatari crisis

Kuwait, the US and Britain have called for "a rapid end" to the crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbours through dialogue, the media reported on Tuesday.

Donald Trump's visit to Britain to be delayed until 2018: Source

Prime Minister Theresa May extended the invitation when she visited Washington just days after Trump's inauguration in January, but a date has yet to be set.

Japan protests South Korea's 'comfort women' heritage bid

The reaction comes after Seoul's gender equality minister yesterday expressed support for efforts to include the papers in the "Memory of the World" register of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Donald Trump to visit Britain next year

A state visit to Britain by US President Donald Trump will happen next year, Sky News quoted senior government sources as saying on Tuesday.

Britain's Parliament temporarily evacuated after fire alarm

The London Fire Brigade said it had not been called out after the fire alarm sounded.

 

PM Modi seeks UK's help in extraditing economic offenders

PM Modi seeks UK's help in extraditing economic offenders

Mallya has been in the UK for months, escaping arrest warrants against him, while a court in London is also hearing a case regarding his return to India.

UK police say thief who proposed with stolen ring is jailed

Accomplice Jerome Jones received a slightly shorter sentence.

United Nations: Over 120 nations adopt first treaty banning nuclear weapons

To loud applause, Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, announced the results of the "historic" vote - 122 nations in favour, the Netherlands opposed, and Singapore abstaining.

 

Nearly two-thirds of UN states agree treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Nearly two-thirds of UN states agree treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Pyongyang`s latest missile tests and claims that its newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) can carry a nuclear warhead have alarmed the United States and other countries.
 

UN set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

UN set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

None of the nine countries that possess nuclear weapons, the United States, Russia, Britain, China, France, India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel took part in the negotiations.

Smoking rates in Britain drop significantly, lowest ever level recorded since 2007

Smoking rates in Britain drop significantly, lowest ever level recorded since 2007

This good news comes a decade after cigarettes were banished from Britain's pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants.