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Britain must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor

Britain must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday the British government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

Britain`s main cybersecurity agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab.

Dec 02, 2017, 07:14 AM IST

LGBT events banned in Turkish capital

Turkish capital Ankara has banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups to protect "public security", governor`s office said.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Tipu Sultan died a historic death fighting the British, says President Ram Nath Kovind amid row

Tipu Sultan died a historic death fighting the British, says President Ram Nath Kovind amid row

Amid controversy over whether Tipu Sultan was a freedom fighter or a tyrant, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said that he died a historic death fighting the British.

Oct 25, 2017, 12:48 PM IST

Monarch collapse triggers UK repatriation of 110,000 flyers

In total, about 410,000 customers are affected by Monarch going into administration, including 300,000 with future bookings

Oct 02, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
UK PM Theresa May says speculation not helpful after Trump tweets on attack

UK PM Theresa May says speculation not helpful after Trump tweets on attack

She also said that the police and security services were doing all they could to identify those responsible for the "cowardly attack".

Sep 15, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
British WWII bomb in Frankfurt could flatten a city block

British WWII bomb in Frankfurt could flatten a city block

The HC 4000 bomb is assumed to have been dropped by Britain`s Royal Air Force during the 1939-45 war.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
British PM says China should increase pressure on North Korea

British PM says China should increase pressure on North Korea

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on China to put more pressure on North Korea to stop missile tests, saying Beijing has a key role to play in international efforts to prevent what she described as significant provocation by Pyongyang.

Aug 31, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Donald Trump praises work on post-Brexit trade deal, criticizes EU's relationship with US

Donald Trump praises work on post-Brexit trade deal, criticizes EU's relationship with US

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised ongoing work on a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain while sharply criticizing the European Union`s trade relationship with the United States.

Jul 25, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

UK's Theresa May to warn cabinet ministers over top-level leaks: PM's spokesman

Finance minister Philip Hammond, who has championed a softer form of Brexit, bore the brunt of a series of critical newspaper stories over the weekend about what was said at private government meetings.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
Firefighters gain on several wildfires in California

Firefighters gain on several wildfires in California

Fires in the western Canadian province of British Columbia have forced 14,000 people from their homes and disrupted logging and mining operations.

Jul 12, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
China's Xi Jinping sees "challenges" in Hong Kong autonomy as protests gather steam

China's Xi Jinping sees "challenges" in Hong Kong autonomy as protests gather steam

Chinese President Xi Jinping`s visit comes amid heightened tension between China and the former British colony.

Jun 30, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
British PM Theresa May orders full public inquiry into deadly tower block fire

British PM Theresa May orders full public inquiry into deadly tower block fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a full public inquiry into the London tower block fire that killed at least 17 people early on Wednesday morning.

Jun 15, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Chimps are not people, cannot be freed from custody: New York court

Chimpanzees do not deserve the same rights as people, a New York state appeals court unanimously concluded on Thursday, as it refused to order the release of two of the animals to a primate sanctuary.

 

Jun 09, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
London attackers kill seven, PM Theresa May says "enough is enough"

London attackers kill seven, PM Theresa May says "enough is enough"

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Sunday for a stronger response to Islamist extremism after three attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby, killing seven people and injuring 48.

 

Jun 04, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
British PM Theresa May seen 18 seats short of 326-seat majority in June 8 vote: YouGov

British PM Theresa May seen 18 seats short of 326-seat majority in June 8 vote: YouGov

Prime Minister Theresa May is on track to win 308 seats in Britain`s parliament in an election on Thursday.

Jun 03, 2017, 21:52 PM IST

British Airways says computer outage causing global delays

Air travellers faced delays today because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways.

May 27, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
India's prayers with Manchester attack victims, Narendra Modi tells May

India's prayers with Manchester attack victims, Narendra Modi tells May

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called up his British counterpart Theresa May to express India's deepest condolences over Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people and they agreed to continue cooperation on counter-terrorism and countering online radicalisation.

May 24, 2017, 21:26 PM IST
Assange hails victory after Sweden drops probe, says prepared to end impasse

Assange hails victory after Sweden drops probe, says prepared to end impasse

Swedish prosecutors dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday over a rape allegation.

May 19, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
London-Delhi British Airways flight diverted as cabin air pressure drops

London-Delhi British Airways flight diverted as cabin air pressure drops

A British Airways flight from London to Delhi on Saturday returned to the Heathrow airport after air pressure inside the cabin dropped midair.

 

Apr 30, 2017, 09:11 AM IST