Rebekah Brooks returning to News Corp as UK chief: Report

Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job at News Corp heading its British newspaper division, the Financial Times reported on Friday, just over a year after being cleared of criminal charges in a phone-hacking scandal. 

UK PM David Cameron orders MI6 to hunt down Jihadi John
UK PM David Cameron orders MI6 to hunt down Jihadi John

Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered Britian's intelligence network and special forces to redouble their efforts to kill or capture a London-born IS terrorist referred to as 'Jihadi John', days after he warned to return to the UK to continue "cutting off heads".

Al Qaeda-held British hostage freed

 A British national held hostage by the Al Qaeda in Yemen has been released, the foreign office announced on Sunday.

Britain marks 70th anniversary of end of World War II

Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday led celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II here, which coincides with India's Independence Day.

UK charges Pak-origin cleric Anjem Choudary with inviting support for ISIS
UK charges Pak-origin cleric Anjem Choudary with inviting support for ISIS

A British radical cleric of Pakistani-origin has been charged by a London court with using online lectures to lure support for the extremist organisation Islamic State.

Britain extends Iraq air strikes mission by a year

 Britain is extending its air strikes against Islamic State (IS) group targets in Iraq by a year to March 2017, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said in comments broadcast on Tuesday.

Mamata Banerjee invites Cameron to revisit Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has invited British Prime Minister David Cameron to revisit Kolkata soon, describing the city "a true getaway to the east".

Calais migrant situation `very concerning`: Cameron
Calais migrant situation `very concerning`: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday expressed concern over an attempt by an estimated 2,000 migrants to enter Britain from the French port town of Calais via the Eurotunnel.

UK MP demands 'Koh-i-Noor' be returned to India
UK MP demands 'Koh-i-Noor' be returned to India

British Indian MP Keith Vaz Tuesday called for the world-famous 'Koh-i-Noor' diamond to be returned to India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's UK visit in November.

Britain's Lord John Sewel resigns after cocaine and prostitutes scandal

A British peer who was in charge of lawmakers` ethics quit the House of Lords on Tuesday after allegedly snorting cocaine off a prostitute`s breasts, fuelling calls for reform of the unelected upper chamber.

Indian-origin man writes British PM's speech

 A writer of Indian-origin wrote the speech on tackling Islamic extremism and "the failures of integration" that British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered recently.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Britain this year, confirms David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will be visiting Britain later this year.

Indonesia, Britain to step up efforts to fight Islamic State

 Indonesia and Britain agreed today to step up joint efforts to fight terrorism and the Islamic State group.

West Bengal and Britain sign 21 MoUs

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led delegation to the UK today clinched 21 MoUs with the UK in the fields of industry, health, education and urban development.

British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, ISIS on agenda

 British Prime Minister David Cameron begins a visit to Southeast Asia on Monday, looking to seal $1.2 billion in trade deals and push for greater cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group.

UK's Cameron in southeast Asia visit to talk trade, Islamist extremism

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday he wanted to use a four-day trade mission to southeast Asia to spur lucrative business deals and to forge new political alliances to counter Islamist extremism.

Cameron to discuss ISIS threat on Asia trip

 British Prime Minister David Cameron is slated to discuss threats posed by the Islamic State (IS) during his South East Asia visit, a media report said on Sunday.

New Scottish independence vote `inevitable` says ex-leader

Former Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond said Sunday that another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom was "inevitable" because of policies pursued by Prime Minister David Cameron`s government in London.

Britain may vote on EU membership in 2016: report

 British Prime Minister David Cameron intends to hold a referendum on the country`s membership of the European Union around June of 2016, the Independent on Sunday reported.

Ex-tabloid editor Coulson faces USD 234,000 phone hacking bill

A former tabloid editor who also served as British Prime Minister David Cameron's communications chief has been ordered to pay 150,000 pounds (USD 234,000) toward the costs of his trial for phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World.