British minister welcomes decision to install Gandhi statue

Shailesh Vara, an Indian-origin British Minister for Justice, has welcomed the UK government`s decision to install a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square here by early next year.

UK Foreign Minister to arrive in India today

United Kingdom`s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, William Hague, will arrive in India on a two-day visit for the first time after the formation of the NDA government in the country.

Top UK ministers on two-day visit from Monday

Two top British ministers- Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs William Hague and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne- will arrive on a two-day visit to India from Monday to hold talks with new leadership here on key areas including trade and defence.

UK ministers to meet Narendra Modi next week

Britain`s foreign secretary William Hague and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne would be among the first high-level UK delegation to meet PM Modi during a visit to India next week.

Scottish independence leader hits back at UK govt

A Scottish independence leader has warned that businesses across Britain will pay if Scotland is shut out of a currency union in the event it votes to declare independence.

Independent Scotland would have to leave pound: UK`s Osborne

British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday warned that Scotland would have to leave the pound if it voted to become independent.

No legal reason why independent Scotland should keep pound: Osborne

British Finance Minister George Osborne said there was no legal reason the rest of the United Kingdom should share the pound with an independent Scotland if it votes to break away in a referendum this year.

British finance minister backs minimum wage rise

British Finance Minister George Osborne said he backed an above-inflation rise in the minimum wage to support the fragile economic recovery.

Prof Peter Higgs gets a new science centre named after him

A new centre for science named after Nobel laureate Peter Higgs is to be built at Edinburgh University.

British MPs draw flak for defying austerity measures

Senior MPs in Britain have come under fire for celebrating New Year lavishly.