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UK PM Theresa May says decision over Assange arrest is matter for the police

UK PM Theresa May says decision over Assange arrest is matter for the police

British Prime Minister said it would be for police to decide if Julian Assange should be arrested if he leaves the Ecuadorean embassy in London after Swedish prosecutors said on Friday they had dropped a rape investigation against the WikiLeaks.

Britain sells its last remaining stake in Lloyds Banking Group

The takeover of HBOS in 2008 caused Lloyds to suffer more than 25 billion pounds in losses, with the bailout leaving the government with a 43 percent state shareholding.

Australia considers banning laptops from airliner cabins

Australia is considering following the United States and Britain in banning laptops from inbound airliner cabins, the prime minister said, but declined to explain whether the move was related to an Islamic State group threat that President Donald Trump discussed with Russian diplomats.

West Bengal power utility comes under WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack

West Bengal power utility comes under WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack

WannaCry is without doubt the biggest ransomware attack the world has ever seen and has so far affected over 100-150 countries, including India. 

Britain is gearing up for EU rows, Brexit minister says

Britain is gearing up for rows with the EU over the structure of divorce talks and the future role of the European court, fuelling an increasingly bitter war of words before negotiations begin.

UK interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack

Rudd said 48 of 248 health service trusts in England had been impacted by Friday`s attack, but that all except six were now functioning normally.

European Union could pay Brexit bill to Britain: Boris Johnson

European Union could pay Brexit bill to Britain: Boris Johnson

The European Union could end up paying a Brexit bill to Britain instead of the other way round.

Indian-origin MPs set for tough fight in UK general election

While many of those elected in May 2015 are defending quite comfortable margins, the changed Brexit reality since the last election means a heightened sense of uncertainty.

UK Labour`s election manifesto and Brexit plan leaked

The document proposes sweeping reforms including the renationalisation of the railways, tax hikes and a large increase in borrowing to invest in infrastructure.

India, UK hold naval exercise in memory of HMS Trincomalee built 200 years ago in Mumbai

India, UK hold naval exercise in memory of HMS Trincomalee built 200 years ago in Mumbai

"It is a very historic moment as this is the first time an Indian stealth frigate has docked at Canary Wharf in London," said Indian deputy high commissioner to the UK, Dinesh K Patnaik. 

After UAE, Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim's assets to be seized in Britain: Report

After UAE, Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim's assets to be seized in Britain: Report

After UAE, Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim's properties may soon be seized in United Kingdom too.

Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, is to retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday.

British PM, queen mark end of Parliament before June vote

British PM, queen mark end of Parliament before June vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May visited Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday to mark the dissolution of Parliament ahead of next month`s surprise election.

British House of Commons dissolved for snap election

Britain's House of Commons was officially dissolved on Wednesday without the traditional pomp and ceremony and will not resume work until after the general election on June 8.

Theresa May promises to be 'bloody difficult woman' in Brexit talks

Prime Minister Theresa May has warned the European Union that she will be a "bloody difficult woman" as Britain negotiates an exit strategy from the major economic bloc.

EU's Barnier says 'no punishment' in Brexit financial demands

EU's Barnier says 'no punishment' in Brexit financial demands

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier denied Thursday that the bloc's financial demands from Britain for leaving were "punishment" but warned against the "illusion" that Brexit would be painless.

UK PM May plays up "bloody difficult woman" image after Juncker dinner reports

UK PM May plays up "bloody difficult woman" image after Juncker dinner reports

British Prime Minister Theresa May played up her credentials as a "bloody difficult woman" on Tuesday in response to reports of a fractious dinner with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker last week.

EU leaders agree tough Brexit stance

EU leaders agree tough Brexit stance

"Guidelines adopted unanimously. (The) EU-27's firm and fair political mandate for the Brexit talks is ready," said EU president Donald Tusk.

France`s Francois Hollande says Britain must pay price for Brexit

French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that Britain must pay the price for Brexit as EU leaders met to adopt guidelines for negotiations.

Britain steps up fight against dirty London property

Britain took a significant step towards exposing dirty money in the London property market this week, passing a law allowing the seizure of homes from foreigners who cannot explain how they paid for them.