US, UK fear possible interference in Nigeria vote count

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his British counterpart Philip Hammond Monday voiced fears over possible political interference in Nigeria`s vote count, as the country awaited the first results.

PM Cameron meets Queen to kick off UK election campaign

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday met Queen Elizabeth II to inform her about the dissolution of the country's parliament ahead of the general election in May.

UK university to deny admission to over 700 int`l students in science courses

Britain has denied admission to over 700 international students from taking courses in nuclear, biological and chemical warfare subjects amid fears they might use the knowledge to build weapons of mass destruction, media reports said.

Britain election kicks off with parties neck and neck

 British Prime Minister David Cameron will on Monday ask Queen Elizabeth II to dissolve parliament, kicking off formal campaigning for one of the most unpredictable elections in decades.

Angelina Jolie named top feminist icon
Angelina Jolie named top feminist icon

Actress-director Angelina Jolie has been named Britain's top feminist icon.

Prince Charles, Britain's best dressed man: Liz Hurley
Prince Charles, Britain's best dressed man: Liz Hurley

 Actress-model Elizabeth Hurley finds Prince Charles as Britain's best dressed man.

Iranian negotiator denies discussion of 2-3 page nuclear deal: Report

A member of Iran`s negotiating team at ongoing nuclear talks in Switzerland denied reports that the two sides are closing in a 2- to 3-page preliminary accord, state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday.

Britain`s Kate makes last royal visit before birth

Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate visited a charity in London on Friday on what media said would be her last public engagement before she gives birth.

Judges consider verdict as Knox murder case nears finale

Judges at Italy`s top court retired to chambers Friday to consider whether to uphold the murder conviction of Amanda Knox in what could be the final act of an eight-year legal drama.

New rules on royal succession come into force

New royal succession rules removing male bias have come into force in Britain which means that if Prince William and wife Kate Middleton have a daughter she can no longer be superseded by a younger brother.

Marathon Iran nuclear talks head towards critical weekend

Marathon Iran nuclear talks headed Friday towards a critical weekend as Britain said its foreign minister would join his US, Iranian and French counterparts in racing the clock to pin down a deal.

Britain`s Hammond to join Iran talks this weekend: Official

 British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will join the Iran nuclear talks in Switzerland this weekend, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Friday.

Britain`s Hammond to join Iran talks this weekend

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will join the Iran nuclear talks in Switzerland this weekend, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Friday.

Britain to release Prince Charles `black spider memos`

 Britain`s top court on Thursday ruled that secret letters from Prince Charles to government ministries should be published, in a potential setback for the monarchy seen as a victory for media freedoms.

Chopper scam: ED to reply on time required to collect evidence

 The Delhi High Court today sought response from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on the time it would take to collect evidence from Britain in a money laundering case in connection with the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

UK to train Syrian opposition forces to fight IS group: minister

 Britain will begin training Syrian "moderate opposition forces" in Turkey and other regional countries within weeks as part of its efforts to fight Islamic State militants, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced on Thursday.

Thailand toughens trafficking law with death penalty, steep fines

  Thailand`s parliament voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to introduce harsher punishments for human traffickers, including life imprisonment and the death penalty in cases where their victims had died.

Britain warns of nuclear arms race if Iran deal fails

 Failure to secure a deal with Iran could mean a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, Britain`s foreign minister warned in comments released on Thursday.

Police cleared over shooting that sparked English riots

 Britain`s police watchdog on Wednesday found no evidence of wrongdoing by officers involved in the shooting of a mixed-race man in London in 2011, which sparked nationwide riots.

Justin Bieber to headline a music festival in Britain
Justin Bieber to headline a music festival in Britain

Singer Justin Bieber has confirmed that he will be headlining a festival in Birmingham this August. This will be his first appearance on the British stage since his 2013 tour which suffered with a lot of difficulties.