Osama bin Laden's family members reportedly killed in private jet crash in Britain
Osama bin Laden's family members reportedly killed in private jet crash in Britain

A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain`s Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.

'Vladimir Putin personally ordered killing of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London'
'Vladimir Putin personally ordered killing of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London'

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "tin pot despot" who personally ordered the 2006 poisoning murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London, the lawyer for his widow said on Friday.

Ex-KGB agent's radioactive poisoning may have harmed Londoners: Inquiry

 An unknown number of Londoners might have been put at risk by the 2006 poisoning of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with a radioactive isotope, which amounted to "a nuclear attack on the streets" of the British capital, an inquiry heard on Thursday.

British Airways flight forced to land in Montreal after bomb threat
British Airways flight forced to land in Montreal after bomb threat

A British Airways flight was on Wednesday forced to land at Montreal airport after reports of bomb threat.

Would you eat this creative `scotch egg burger`?

Good news for burger lovers! A restaurant in London has crafted a new burger where beef patty, pickled onions and cheddar are sandwiched between halves of sage scotch egg.

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".

London campus of Glion now open to Indian students

 Glion Institute of Higher Education, among the top three institutions of higher education for international careers in hospitality management, has announced that it will now accept applications for its London campus from students across the globe, including India.

Kalam was a 'great President': Lord Paul

Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has condoled the death of APJ Abdul Kalam, describing him as a "great President" and a world-renowned scientist who made immense contributions to India.

Mamata on UK visit, greets 'great nation' Britain

 West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday greeted the "great nation" of Britain as she landed here on a five-day visit seeking to woo foreign investment for her state.

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.

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.

Britain needs to stay in EU to support transatlantic ties, Obama says

US President Barack Obama said he wants Britain to stay in the European Union and help maintain the post-war transatlantic partnership, prompting angry responses from Eurosceptic lawmakers in London.

Royal treatment: Buckingham Palace opens doors to state banquets
Royal treatment: Buckingham Palace opens doors to state banquets

Ever wondered what it must be like to dine with royals, presidents and prime ministers?

Obama wants United Kingdom to stay in European Union

US President Barack Obama has appealed to the UK to stay in the European Union (EU), saying its membership of the 28-nation bloc is necessary for Britain to continue to have influence on the world stage.

UK backs study of Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali languages

The UK government on Thursday made a fresh commitment to ensure community languages like Punjabi, Gujarati and Bengali continue to be offered within the country's school curriculum.

Amnesty protests `staggering execution spree` in Iran

Amnesty International on Thursday protested at what it called a "staggering execution spree" in Iran so far this year that has seen almost 700 people put to death.

Suruc blast: 20-year-old Turkish student was suicide bomber

Turkish officials have said that a 20-year-old student from the country`s south-eastern province of Adiyaman was the suicide bomber who killed 32 people in Suruc on Monday.

NBA's Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic to play in London in January
NBA's Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic to play in London in January

The NBA will play its sixth regular-season game in London next January 14 when the Toronto Raptors face the Orlando Magic at the O2 Arena, the league announced Wednesday.

Govt in touch with UK on new immigration rules

Government on Wednesday said it was in touch with British authorities to ascertain the impact of new immigration rules on Indian nurses in that country due to the newly introduced salary threshold of 35,000 pounds per annum.

Techie bought enough ricin to kill 1,400 people, UK court told

 A software engineer, thought to be of Pakistani origin, tried to buy online enough ricin to kill up to 1,400 people from an undercover FBI agent, a UK court was told on Tuesday.