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38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach in factory raids

38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach in factory raids

Immigration officers raided MK Clothing Ltd and Fashion Times UK Ltd in Leicester last week and held 38 Indians and one Afghan man.

First coal-free day in UK since Industrial Revolution

First coal-free day in UK since Industrial Revolution

Friday is thought to be the first time the nation has not used coal to generate electricity since the world's first centralised public coal-fired generator opened in 1882, at Holborn Viaduct in London.

Brexit supporter Donald Trump now pitches for 'strong Europe'

Brexit supporter Donald Trump now pitches for 'strong Europe'

Once a supporter of Britain's decision to leave the EU, President Donald Trump has now said a "strong" Europe is "very, very important" for the US.

Real Brexit talks will only start after June vote: EU Commission

Real Brexit talks will only start after June vote: EU Commission

The president of the European Commission believes "real" Brexit talks will only start after British snap elections called for June 8, an EU spokesman said on Wednesday.

British PM Theresa May calls for early election on June 8

British PM Theresa May calls for early election on June 8

The main opposition Labour Party has said it is ready for a new election. 

UK will need Sikh values of equality, respect post Brexit: Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said Britain needs Sikh values of equality and respect more than ever as the country forges a "new and ambitious role" in the world post Brexit.

One-third pregnant women in Britain drink alcohol, finds survey

One-third pregnant women in Britain drink alcohol, finds survey

Britain (28.5 per cent) scored highest in alcohol consumption during pregnancy, followed by Russia (26.5 per cent) and Switzerland (20.9 per cent).

Britain urges Vladimir Putin to end support for 'toxic'  Syrian President Assad

Britain urges Vladimir Putin to end support for 'toxic' Syrian President Assad

Russia should end its support for "toxic" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said. 

17 days, 12,000 kms, 7 countries – Britain's first freight train carrying whisky, vitamins to leave for China today

17 days, 12,000 kms, 7 countries – Britain's first freight train carrying whisky, vitamins to leave for China today

Part of China's One Belt, One Road programme, the train service is a means of reviving the early Silk Road trading routes with the West.

Davis Cup: Serbia set up semi-finals date with France

Davis Cup: Serbia set up semi-finals date with France

The semi-finals will be played in September.

British spies created fake courier firm to trap terrorists

Britain's security services and police officers set up a fake courier company last year to gather evidence on terrorist suspects believed to be of Pakistani origin as part of a counter-terrorism operation.

Groundless accusations over Syria unacceptable, says Vladimir Putin

Groundless accusations over Syria unacceptable, says Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that groundless accusations over a Syrian chemical attack were unacceptable, while Western countries engaged in efforts to saddle Damascus with a new United Nations Security Council resolution.

US, France, Britain push for vote on UN Syria resolution

US, France, Britain push for vote on UN Syria resolution

 Britain, France and the United States asked the UN Security Council to hold a vote today on a resolution demanding an investigation of the suspected chemical attack in Syria, diplomats said.

EU`s Donald Tusk to meet Theresa May in London: Official

EU President Donald Tusk will meet British Prime Minister Theresa May in London later Thursday, his office announced, as the two sides prepare for tough Brexit talks.

US, France, Britain propose UN resolution on Syria gas attack

The United States, Britain and France on Tuesday proposed a United Nations Security Council resolution to condemn a suspected deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria, which diplomats said would likely be put to a vote on Wednesday.

Nawaz Sharif's advisor Sartaj Aziz urges UK to strengthen trade ties with Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif's advisor Sartaj Aziz urges UK to strengthen trade ties with Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz held meetings with a parliamentary delegation from Britain at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday, a statement said.

Britain's nuclear stations, airports on terror alert

Britain's nuclear stations, airports on terror alert

Security services have issued a series of alerts in the past 24 hours, warning that terrorists may have developed ways of bypassing safety checks.

Britain will 'never' cede Gibraltar without its consent: May

Britain will 'never' cede Gibraltar without its consent: May

Her comments came as Spain pledged it would not close its border post-Brexit with the 6.7-square-kilometre British overseas territory on the southern tip of Spain.

Is Britain's Article 50 reversible?

The answer to the question of whether Britain's exit process from the European Union is revocable is simple: it just depends who you ask.

EU vows unity as Britain braces for Brexit

With the clock ticking on Britain's EU membership, the bloc's leadership vows unity while in London the government begins the arduous task of disentangling itself from Brussels.