UK school competition to mark unveiling of Gandhi statue

The UK High Commission here has joined hands with the British Council to launch an online competition for schoolchildren in India to mark the unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi's bronze statue at London's historic Parliament Square.

Britain's UKIP party pledges to return immigration levels to ''normality''

Britain`s anti-EU UK Independence Party set out its immigration policy on Wednesday ahead of a national election on May 7, dropping an idea to cap numbers but saying it thought "the right number" was less than 50,000 people a year.

UK's Cameron says child sex abuse to be classified "national threat"

 British Prime Minister David Cameron will make child sexual abuse a national priority on a par with organised crime on Tuesday, as he announces a series of measures to prevent systematic abuse. 

`Jihadi John` contemplated suicide in 2010: Report
`Jihadi John` contemplated suicide in 2010: Report

 The London man believed to be Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" told a journalist four years ago that surveillance by British security services had left him contemplating suicide, it emerged Saturday.

British PM Cameron vows to hunt down ''Jihadi John''

British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down militants such as "Jihadi John" after the killer was identified as a Kuwaiti-born computer programming graduate from London.

Cameron defends MI5 after media unmask `Jihadi John`

 

London: Prime Minister David Cameron defended Britain`s secret services and vowed to defeat jihadists on Friday after media reports named Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" as London graduate Mohammed Emwazi.

Immigration to Britain rises in pre-election blow to PM Cameron

The number of people moving to Britain surged last year, an embarrassment for Prime Minister David Cameron, whose Conservatives had pledged to cut net annual migration to the tens of thousands, close to a national election.

Britain misses key immigration target before election

Britain`s government has failed to deliver a promised cut in immigration, statistics showed on Thursday, ahead of a closely-fought General Election in May in which it will be a key issue.

Britain to send military trainers to Ukraine: David Cameron
Britain to send military trainers to Ukraine: David Cameron

Britain will send troops to Ukraine next month to train government forces fighting pro-Russian separatists, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday, while ruling out sending lethal equipment.

Foreign ministers urge `total ceasefire` in Ukraine

France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine called Tuesday for a total ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as London announced it was sending troops to train government forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

No lethal weapons to Ukraine at this stage: Britain

Britain is not supplying lethal weapons to Ukraine "at this stage", but will send its service personnel to advise the Ukrainians, British Prime Minister David Cameron told parliament Tuesday.

Russia to be hit with new sanctions if Ukraine situation worsens: UK's Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday that Russia`s "illegal" actions in Ukraine had reached a new level and that any attempts by pro-Russian separatists to expand their territory would draw tougher Western sanctions against Moscow.

Top British lawmakers deny wrongdoing over "cash for access" report

Two former British foreign ministers have been filmed offering their services to a fictitious Chinese company in return for thousands of pounds, reigniting a damaging 2010 "cash for access" row just months before an election.

UK to unveil Gandhi statue on March 14

The much-awaited Mahatma Gandhi's bronze statue at Britain's historic Parliament Square here will be unveiled on March 14, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today.

Chelsea fans video `disturbing`: David Cameron
Chelsea fans video `disturbing`: David Cameron

Video footage of self-proclaimed racist Chelsea fans pushing a black man off a Paris metro train was "extremely disturbing and very worrying", British prime minister David Cameron said on Wednesday.

Bishops criticise parties in first UK election message

Church of England bishops on Tuesday urged "a new kind of politics" in Britain in their first ever pre-election message, calling for more attention to the country`s poor and condemning income inequality.

'Conservatives focusing on welfare reforms ahead of elections'

Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday said that if his Conservative party comes to power after the general election this year it would effect radical changes to benefit welfare schemes in the country.

Copenhagen shootings an attack on free speech, religious freedom: David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that the shootings in Copenhagen, that happened on 14 February 2015, were an attack on free speech and religious freedom.

London mayor Johnson plans to ditch US passport: Report

London`s flamboyant mayor Boris Johnson plans to renounce his US citizenship to prove his "commitment to Britain", the Sunday Times reported, although he denied suggestions he wanted to become prime minister during last week`s visit to the US.

Lord Paul attacks Prime Minister Cameron over corruption in UK

 Lord Swraj Paul, NRI industrialist based here, has sharply attacked Prime Minister David Cameron over corruption in Britain after he figured in an exchange in parliament over Swiss bank accounts of British residents.