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No deal yet after flurry of Brexit diplomacy in Brussels: Officials

No deal yet after flurry of Brexit diplomacy in Brussels: Officials

Britain`s Brexit minister Dominic Raab met EU negotiator Michel Barnier and the ambassadors of the 27 other member states were separately summoned to a meeting.

Oct 14, 2018, 23:47 PM IST
China hopes Britain doesn't take sides, respects South China Sea sovereignty

China hopes Britain doesn't take sides, respects South China Sea sovereignty

Beijing expressed anger after a British Royal Navy warship sailed close to islands claimed by China in the South China Sea late last month, saying Britain was engaged in "provocation" and that it had lodged a strong complaint.

Sep 25, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
UK aid sponsoring India's moon launch, Britain MPs question government's financial assistance

UK aid sponsoring India's moon launch, Britain MPs question government's financial assistance

In reference to India's 95.4 million-pound "splurge" on lunar probe Chandrayaan-2, MPs attacked the financial assistance ear-marked for India. 

Sep 04, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
Britain to US, Europe: 'Go further' to counter Russia's malign behaviour

Britain to US, Europe: 'Go further' to counter Russia's malign behaviour

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is to meet on Wednesday with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, will ask London's allies to do more.

Aug 21, 2018, 10:12 AM IST
Car crashes into UK parliament barriers, several pedestrians injured

Car crashes into UK parliament barriers, several pedestrians injured

The driver of the vehicle has been arrested, informed police.

Aug 14, 2018, 12:59 PM IST
Boris Johnson will be probed by party for burqa comments

Boris Johnson will be probed by party for burqa comments

A spokesman for the party declined to confirm the investigation. "The code of conduct process is strictly confidential," he said in a statement.

Aug 09, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
British police 'identify' suspects who attacked Russian agent Skripal, daughter: Report

British police 'identify' suspects who attacked Russian agent Skripal, daughter: Report

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia collapsed in Salisbury on March 4 after being exposed to the nerve agent Novichok.

Jul 19, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
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

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