Modi has taken up with Brtain at highest level students visa norms: Irani

India on Monday said it has taken up with Britain at the highest level the issue of dwindling students outflow to that country due to British government's new policies.

SAS sent to Iraq to track down Jihadi John and ISIS militants

60-strong squadron of Special Air Service (SAS) troopers has been sent to Iraq to target ISIS militants and track down Jihadi John.

Britain's nuclear power stations vulnerable to drone attacks: Report

According to a new confidential report compiled by an expert, nuclear power stations in Britain are extremely vulnerable to drone attacks.

6,000-yr-old Mesolithic encampment found at Stonehenge dig

 Researchers have recently discovered the earliest 6,000-year-old Mesolithic encampment at Stonehenge.

UK, Canadian military leaves to join Ebola fight

Reservists and troops from Britain and Canada have left for Sierra Leone to help in the battle to contain the Ebola virus outbreak.

Women may be allowed to join British infantry by 2016

 In a first, women could be allowed to serve in the British infantry units by 2016, a media report said Friday.

UN should stop funding Iran anti-drugs operations: Rights groups

Six rights groups urged the United Nations anti-drugs agency on Wednesday to stop funding counter-narcotics police operations in Iran until Tehran ends the death penalty for such offences.

Church of England to name first woman bishop

The Church of England is to name its first ever female bishop, ending centuries of male leadership following a historic change to its rules, British media reported on Wednesday.

Britain pledges more support for children affected by Ebola

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.

British student raises thousands for 'homeless hero'

A British student has raised thousands of pounds for a "homeless hero" who offered her his last few coins to get home at night after she lost her bank card.

UK MP expresses concern over downsizing of visa hub in Mumbai

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.

Three arrested in raid on British 'slave' factory

British police arrested three suspected slave masters after a raid on a factory freed 20 Eastern European migrants paid 25 pounds ($39, 31 euros) to work 80-hour weeks on Monday.

Britain may get double-decker trains to ease rush

Forget double-decker buses, as in a bid to ease overcrowding, Britain may introduce double-decker trains on some of its busiest rail routes.

Lindsay finds new man, keen to settle in Britain
Lindsay finds new man, keen to settle in Britain

 Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, who has found a new man - a banker, wants to settle in Britain permanently.

Britain to seek access to CIA torture report

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.

Britain to send troops to Iraq to train local forces

Britain`s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon Saturday said hundreds of British troops will be sent to Iraq next year to help train local forces to fight against Islamic State(IS).

Britain`s Heathrow recovers after flight chaos

Heathrow Airport cancelled 38 flights on Saturday as it recovered from a computer glitch that wreaked havoc with the London airport system, the world`s busiest hub.

Sex protest outside UK parliament over porn 'censorship'

Campaigners in favour of hardcore pornography staged an unusual protest outside the British parliament on Friday against new rules banning a series of extreme sex acts from online videos.

CIA revelations put UK spies under scrutiny

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.

Jimmy Savile chauffeur jailed for 25 years for sex assaults

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.