Britain has pledged a 2.5 million pounds fund to help children affected by Ebola. The fund will go to the United Nations International Children`s Emergency Fund, according to the Department for International Development.
Expressing concern over UK's decision to downsize its crucial visa hub in Mumbai and for visa applications made in Dhaka to be decided-upon in New Delhi, Britain's longest serving Asian-origin lawmaker, Keith Vaz, has demanded a review of these decisions.
A UK parliamentary panel wants access to information not made public in a US Senate report that may pertain to Britain's role in the interrogation and rendition of terror suspects following the September 11, 2001 attacks.
British spy agencies are under growing pressure to reveal how closely they worked with their US counterparts following 9/11 after a damning US Senate report exposed how the CIA tortured terror suspects.
A friend of Jimmy Savile, the late British television presenter who was unmasked after his death in 2011 as one of Britain`s worst sex offenders, has been jailed for 25 years for a string of underage sex crimes dating back to the 1960s and 1970s.