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UK govt to impose jail term on those found with corrosive substances like acid

UK govt to impose jail term on those found with corrosive substances like acid

The UK government is to impose a minimum six-month jail sentence on anyone caught carrying corrosive substances like acid in public twice as part of efforts to tackle such crimes.

Oct 14, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Fed up with wife, gardener chose to live in woods for a decade

Fed up with wife, gardener chose to live in woods for a decade

Being fed up with his wife's nagging, a gardener chose to run away from his home and spent 10 years of his life in the woods in Kingston.

Oct 12, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes under sea off Tonga

An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck under the sea 170km (105 miles) west of Neiafu in Tonga at 1404 GMT on Sunday, at a depth of 10km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Oct 09, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
October 7, 2017: All you need to know

October 7, 2017: All you need to know

In poll-bound Gujarat, PM Modi says new India will be made on tech revolution

Oct 07, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
WATCH: Car hits pedestrians outside Natural History Museum in west London

WATCH: Car hits pedestrians outside Natural History Museum in west London

A car on Saturday rammed the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in the South Kensington area of west London, injuring several pedestrians.

Oct 07, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
Many hurt as car hits pedestrians near London museum, driver detained

Many hurt as car hits pedestrians near London museum, driver detained

A large number of pedestrians were seriously injured after a car rammed into the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in the South Kensington area of west London on Saturday.

Oct 07, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Alexander Zverev seals ATP finals spot

Alexander Zverev seals ATP finals spot

The 20-year-old has won five titles this year including the Italian Open and the Rogers Cup and joins world number one Rafa Nadal and Swiss Roger Federer in the finals, with five spots yet to be decided.

Oct 07, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

Hit by Catalonia crisis, Spanish bonds brace for auction test

On Wednesday, Spain`s IBEX stocks index posted its biggest one-day fall since the Britain`s Brexit referendum in June 2016 sparked turmoil in financial markets.

Oct 05, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
'Vijay Mallya arrested = Shahid Afridi retired': Twitter goes berserk after Mallya gets bail

'Vijay Mallya arrested = Shahid Afridi retired': Twitter goes berserk after Mallya gets bail

Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya was on Tuesday arrested in the United Kingdom in a case of money laundering.

Oct 03, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Monarch collapse triggers UK repatriation of 110,000 flyers

In total, about 410,000 customers are affected by Monarch going into administration, including 300,000 with future bookings

Oct 02, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif to be present in court for indictment proceedings

Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be present during his indictment proceedings in the accountability court here on Monday in three corruption and money laundering cases involving his family's offshore properties, his party said today.

Oct 01, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Wave of protests grip NFL after Donald Trump urges fan boycott

On Saturday, he had also drawn a furious backlash from NBA stars after stating on Twitter that the champion Golden State Warriors and star Stephen Curry would not be invited to attend a White House reception.

Sep 25, 2017, 05:48 AM IST
Six people believed injured in suspected London acid attack

Six people believed injured in suspected London acid attack

The Metropolitan officers said a group of males were reported spraying "what is believed to be a noxious substance", in which six victims were injured in a number of locations.

Sep 24, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
London 'noxious substance' attack injures at least five

London 'noxious substance' attack injures at least five

A suspected acid attack in east London has injured at least five people, with police saying they had arrested one man, although they did not believe the incident was terror related.

Sep 24, 2017, 06:12 AM IST

Nawaz Sharif's wife discharged from London hospital after surgery

Kulsoom was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday for the third surgery as part of her throat cancer treatment.

Sep 23, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
London Parsons Green bombing could have been much worse: Police chief

London Parsons Green bombing could have been much worse: Police chief

Six men have been arrested in connection with the attack, and four remain in custody.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

British police make sixth arrest in Parsons Green attack

British police said on Thursday morning they had made a sixth arrest linked to Friday`s tube attack in Parsons Green, London, that injured 30 people.

Sep 21, 2017, 06:57 AM IST
EU seeks post-Brexit powers over foreign finance firms

EU seeks post-Brexit powers over foreign finance firms

"In the context of Brexit, we had to ... ensure that there is not a supervisory race to the bottom to attract business from London," Dombrovskis told a news conference in Brussels.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Manslaughter charges possible in London tower block fire disaster: Police

Police have formally identified 60 of the victims, but painstaking forensic work to find human remains, some of them tiny fragments, among tonnes of debris inside the charred ruin is ongoing.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Antarctica iceberg twice the size of London adrift at sea

Antarctica iceberg twice the size of London adrift at sea

The iceberg is expected to pass through the British territories of South Georgia and South Sandwich Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Sep 18, 2017, 23:45 PM IST