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British minister quits over ‘disgusting’ sexual texts to women

British minister quits over ‘disgusting’ sexual texts to women

Andrew Griffiths, 47, also apologised for the "deep embarrassment" caused to Prime Minister Theresa May and the government.

Jul 15, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal benefits no one: Rouhani

US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal benefits no one: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who`s on a visit here on Wednesday, said that no one will get benefits from US withdrawal from the nuclear deal.

Jul 05, 2018, 07:19 AM IST
American Deontay Wilder agrees to fight Anthony Joshua in Britain

American Deontay Wilder agrees to fight Anthony Joshua in Britain

American Deontay Wilder has agreed to terms to fight Anthony Joshua in Britain later this year in about that would crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion since 2000, ESPN reported on Monday.

Jun 12, 2018, 08:33 AM IST
Britain says militant Islamist threat to stay high and may rise further

Britain says militant Islamist threat to stay high and may rise further

Britain will publish a revised counter-terrorism strategy on Monday designed to cope with what it said was a shift in the threats the country faces as militants of all ideologies adopt new tactics.

Jun 03, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
French Open: German Peter Gojowczyk handed hefty fine for retiring in first round

French Open: German Peter Gojowczyk handed hefty fine for retiring in first round

 German Peter Gojowczyk was fined 25,000 euros ($29,210.00) on Thursday after he retired from his French Open first-round match against Britain`s Cameron Norrie.

Jun 01, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
WhatsApp image helps cops catch drug dealer in Britain

WhatsApp image helps cops catch drug dealer in Britain

The scientific support unit scanned the image into its system but could not find a match because the photograph contained just parts of the middle and bottom of a finger visible while records only keep the top part.

Apr 17, 2018, 09:54 AM IST
Britain's deadly Tornado GR4s join Syria strikes: A factfile on Royal Air Force jets

Britain's deadly Tornado GR4s join Syria strikes: A factfile on Royal Air Force jets

The Tornados are set to retire in 2019 after four decades of service

Apr 15, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
Over 100 missiles fired at Syria in US-led strikes, Russia warns of 'consequences'

Over 100 missiles fired at Syria in US-led strikes, Russia warns of 'consequences'

Russia said "a significant number" of missiles were shot down by Syrian air defences. 

Apr 14, 2018, 11:15 AM IST
US, France, Britain launch joint precision strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capabilities

US, France, Britain launch joint precision strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capabilities

Trump said a combined operation with France and Britain was underway and that they were prepared to sustain the response until Syria stopped its use of chemical weapons.

Apr 14, 2018, 06:54 AM IST
Poisoned Russian agent Sergei Skripal is getting better fast, hospital says

Poisoned Russian agent Sergei Skripal is getting better fast, hospital says

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition and his health is improving rapidly more than a month after he was poisoned with a nerve agent in England, the British hospital treating him said on Friday.

Apr 06, 2018, 21:33 PM IST
Facebook data scandal: Mark Zuckerberg says sorry to Britons with newspaper apology ads

Facebook data scandal: Mark Zuckerberg says sorry to Britons with newspaper apology ads

Zuckerberg said that there was a quiz developed by a university researcher "that leaked Facebook data of millions of people in 2014".

Mar 25, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term in polls as opposition cries foul

Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term in polls as opposition cries foul

The Kremlin needs high voter numbers to give greater legitimacy to a new mandate for Putin as Russia faces increasing isolation over a spy poisoning in Britain and a fresh round of US sanctions.

Mar 18, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
Mauritius president resigns over credit card scandal, denies wrongdoing

Mauritius president resigns over credit card scandal, denies wrongdoing

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigned after being embroiled in a scandal over her use of a credit card to buy luxury personal items.

Mar 17, 2018, 22:42 PM IST
Amidst Britain-Russia discord, Arsenal vs Moscow in Europa League

Amidst Britain-Russia discord, Arsenal vs Moscow in Europa League

The first leg of the Arsenal-CSKA tie will take place in London on April 5 with the return leg in the Russian capital on April 12.

Mar 16, 2018, 20:29 PM IST
Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over nerve attack on former spy

Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over nerve attack on former spy

The biggest such expulsion since the Cold War, over a chemical attack on a former Russian double agent in England.

Mar 15, 2018, 07:00 AM IST
Britain says Russian double agent poisoned with nerve agent

Britain says Russian double agent poisoned with nerve agent

Police believe a nerve agent was used to deliberately poison a former Russian double agent and his daughter.

Mar 08, 2018, 00:43 AM IST
This country has been ordered to 'go on a diet'

This country has been ordered to 'go on a diet'

The target will apply to 13 different food groups, responsible for a fifth of the calorie intake of children.

Mar 06, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
BAFTA 2018: Stars wear black to bring Time's Up to Britain

BAFTA 2018: Stars wear black to bring Time's Up to Britain

The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wore a dark green dress with a black ribbon belt.

Feb 19, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
Dawood Ibrahim holds vast property portfolio across UK: Report

Dawood Ibrahim holds vast property portfolio across UK: Report

India's most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim has been linked to a series of properties across Britain, according to a media report today.

Feb 04, 2018, 00:39 AM IST
BBC editor quits China post over pay discrimination

BBC editor quits China post over pay discrimination

Carrie Gracie, the China editor for Britain`s public broadcaster the BBC, has resigned from her post in Beijing due to pay disparities with her male colleagues, according to an open letter she wrote.

Jan 08, 2018, 09:29 AM IST

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