British hostage appears in new IS video

British journalist John Cantlie, being held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State (IS) terror group, has appeared in a new video in which he claims the US failed to rescue him and fellow hostages in July.

14 injured in London 5-star hotel gas explosion
14 injured in London 5-star hotel gas explosion

At least 14 people have been injured in what is suspected to be a gas explosion at a 5-star hotel in central London, officials said.

NRI entrepreneur donates 100,000 pounds for Gandhi statue

London: An Indian-origin entrepreneur and social activist has taken the lead by donating the biggest sum of money yet for the proposed statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Parliament Square in London.

Britain urges Russia to shut down webcam spying site

A Russian website offering thousands of live feeds peering into bedrooms and offices around the world by accessing poorly secured webcams should be taken down immediately, British officials said on Thursday.

UK school accused of failing to protect pupils from extremism

One of the UK's most successful schools, which has an intake of 80 per cent Bangladeshi Muslims, has been rocked by claims that it failed to protect its pupils from Islamist extremist influences.

Muslim `apostates` come out of hiding in Europe

A number of Muslims in Europe are publicly abandoning their religion to become Christians or agnostics despite their former community`s taboo against such acts.

British judge says Pakistani man can sue over torture claim

A British judge on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for a Pakistani man to take Britain to court over his alleged unlawful detention and torture by UK and US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, his lawyers said.

Modi is a man with a clear vision, says British PM

British Premier David Cameron has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "man with a clear vision" and praised him for breaking the deadlock over the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) at the WTO.

Nobel peace laureate Satyarthi says failure to end slavery is global sin

Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Wednesday the failure to end slavery was one of world`s biggest sins as he called for urgent action to tackle a rise in the numbers of slaves globally to an all-time high.

Stan`s my man says injured Federer
Stan`s my man says injured Federer

Roger Federer said Tuesday he still hopes to be able to defend Swiss colours in the Davis Cup final against France in Lille this weekend despite a crippling back injury.

Charity UK puts Muslim charities on terror watch-list

London: As many as 55 unnamed charities in the UK are being secretly monitored and have been placed under watch-list over suspected links to "radicalisation and extremism".

Three women in Britain jailed for sham marriages

London: A court in Wales has sentenced three women who were involved in planning sham marriages to help non-European Union (EU) people stay in Britain, according to local reports.

Kerry arrives in Britain to hold consultations on Iran's nuclear programme
Kerry arrives in Britain to hold consultations on Iran's nuclear programme

London: US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Britain on Tuesday for meetings focused on the Middle East ahead of crunch talks in Vienna this week over Iran's controversial nuclear programme.

Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Shaandaar’ almost done!
Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Shaandaar’ almost done!

Shahid Kapoor , who has been receiving appreciation for his spellbinding performance in Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Haider’, is almost about to complete shooting for his next- ‘Shaandaar’.

UK court convicts terror suspect planning Mumbai-style attack

A terror suspect accused of plotting a coordinated attack in the UK along the lines of the 2008 Mumbai attacks has been found guilty of possessing a bomb-making document by a court here.

Church of England breaks centuries-old tradition to allow female bishops

The Church of England on Monday broke with a centuries-old tradition by paving the way for the appointment of female bishops.

UK father denies Islamic State jihadist in video is his son

The father of a British man fighting with the Islamic State (IS) organisation in Syria said on Monday he was mistaken in thinking that his son had appeared in a new beheading video.

Suspicious package prompts partial evacuation of British parliament

Part of the British Parliament was evacuated Monday morning after a suspicious package was discovered, media reported.

Cameron warns Britain`s recovery faces `real risk`

Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday warned Britain`s economic recovery faced a "real risk" from instability in the world economy fuelled by Middle East unrest, Ebola, Ukraine and stalled trade talks.

Roger Federer pulls out of ATP World Tour Finals against Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer pulls out of ATP World Tour Finals against Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer pulls out of the high-stake ATP World Tour Finals title clash against defending champion and world number one Novak Djokovic on Sunday.