Bickram Ghosh to open music gurukul in Singapore, London

With the rising popularity of Indian music across the globe, top Indian percussionist Bickram Ghosh is now planning to open modern 'Gurukuls' for learning Indian music and dance forms in Singapore and London.

'Jihadi threat needs moving into private space of UK Muslims'

Islamist propaganda is influencing children as young as five and there is a need to move into 'private space' of Muslims that could alert authorities to curb radicalisation, Britain's most senior Muslim police chief has said.

Ed Sheeran may take year off
Ed Sheeran may take year off

Singer Ed Sheeran may take year off from the pop music treadmill and "live for a bit".

5 UK school pupils fighting for IS killed in Syria, Iraq

 At least five former pupils, including two brothers, from a London-based school are believed to have been killed while fighting in Syria and Iraq with the dreaded Islamic State terrorists.

London bombmaker jailed for life for US soldier murder in Iraq

A London taxi driver who made bombs targeting coalition troops in Iraq, one of which killed a US soldier, was on Friday jailed for life with a minimum of 38 years after being convicted of murder.

Dyeing hair helped Eva Green
Dyeing hair helped Eva Green

Actress Eva Green felt like she could "breathe" when she dyed her hair at the age of 15.

London cab driver jailed for killing US soldier

London, May 22 (IANS) A London cab driver has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 38 years for the murder of a US soldier in a roadside bombing in Iraq in 2007, media reported on Friday.

North Korean leader's elder brother at London pop concert

Television images of Kim Jong-chol, elder brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, at a music concert in London were broadcast on Japanese and South Korean media on Friday.

Formula One: Ecclestone challenges GBP 1 billion tax claim
Formula One: Ecclestone challenges GBP 1 billion tax claim

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has gone to court to challenge the legality of assessments that have led to a UK tax claim against him of more than £1 billion.

Zayn Malik's fiancee feels 'naked' sans ring

Perrie Edwards has not been wearing her engagement ring because it is being cleaned and she admits she feels naked without the sparkler that her fiance, singer Zayn Malik gave to her.

Airbus flies into Britain's 'Brexit' debate

European planemaker Airbus became the latest business heavyweight today to come out in favour of Britain remaining part of the European Union, as a debate over a planned referendum intensifies.

London cabbie bombmaker `murdered US soldier in Iraq`

A London taxi driver who made bombs targeting coalition troops in the Iraq war was on Thursday convicted in a British court of murdering a US soldier eight years ago.

Indian-origin UK hotelier feared kidnapped in India

The UK Foreign Office is looking into the mysterious disappearance of a British-Indian hotelier who went missing while on a business trip to Punjab.

London receives record foreign tourists in 2014
London receives record foreign tourists in 2014

London has received record number of foreign visitors last year with 17.4 million tourists pouring into the UK capital, a new survey reported today.

British PM Cameron outlines new laws to tackle immigration

British Prime Minister David Cameron will propose new laws to control immigration in a speech Thursday, including giving police the power to seize wages earned by illegal immigrants.

UK child abuse probe: 261 people, including 76 politicians, under scanner

British police said Wednesday said they have received historical child sex abuse claims against 261 public figures, including 76 politicians, as they respond to a surge in complaints sparked by the Jimmy Savile scandal.

76 politicians caught up in UK child abuse probe

 British police said Wednesday they have received historical child sex abuse claims against 261 public figures, including 76 politicians, as they respond to a surge in complaints sparked by the Jimmy Savile scandal.

Nine held over audacious London jewellery heist

 Police on Tuesday arrested nine men over an audacious heist in London`s diamond district last month, when a gang drilled through a reinforced concrete vault and broke into 72 safe deposit boxes.

British parliament reconvenes after Cameron`s victory

 British lawmakers are expected to appoint a speaker on Monday as they convene at parliament for the first time after a general election that handed Prime Minister David Cameron`s Conservatives a surprise majority.

Daniel Craig's chopper-chase `Spectre` shoot makes life hell for Londoners
Daniel Craig's chopper-chase `Spectre` shoot makes life hell for Londoners

Filming a Bond movie is not a cakewalk and shooting ' Spectre's helicopter chase proved it as the filming disrupted Londoners as Daniel Craig was spotted on a speedboat speed down the Thames .