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UK deputy PM says Russia should not host World Cup

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 05:35

British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg joined calls on Sunday for Russia to be stripped of the World Cup in 2018 following the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

Indian-origin `chicken king` at centre of UK hygiene probe

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 16:59

An Indian-origin businessman, referred to as the UK`s "Chicken King", is at the centre of a major controversy over contamination of poultry.

UK journalist for Russian TV says Ukraine deported him

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 14:06

A British reporter for Russia`s RT television in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine said on Saturday that Kiev had deported and banned him from the country for three years.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Wales hurdler Williams ``devastated`` by doping charge

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:11

Welsh 400m hurdler Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games after being charged with an anti-doping violation, UK Anti-Doping said on Friday.

Salman`s `Kick` starts Eid season in UK

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:06

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is all set to kickstar Eid season in the UK with the release of his latest thriller `Kick` on Friday.

Britain to start deputy high commissioner’s office in Ahmedabad

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:37

Britain`s secretary of state for energy and climate change Edward Devey met Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel and said that a deputy high commissioner`s office will be set up in Ahmedabad.

India keen to partner with UK in renewable energy space: Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:53

The government is keen to partner with the UK for harnessing the country's energy potential, mainly in the renewable energy sector, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

Parliament nod key to check ponzi schemes: Sebi chief

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:53

Hopeful of a new law empowering Sebi to crack down on ponzi menace, its chief U K Sinha today said Parliament nod for such a bill would send a strong signal to those defrauding gullible investors with illegal schemes.

UK agency charges Alstom for corruption in India project

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:03

The UK Serious Fraud Office Thursday started criminal proceedings against French major Alstom SA for alleged corruption related to large transport projects in India and two other countries.

British retail sales edge up in June

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:06

British retail sales rose by 0.1 percent in June from the level in May, official data showed on Thursday.

Bank of England boss says UK closer to higher rates

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:36

The Bank of England needs to start hiking record-low interest rates in the coming months, governor Mark Carney indicated on Wednesday, adding that the economy was rapidly gaining strength.

UK to get world`s first three-parent babies by 2015

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:38

The UK government on Tuesday has finally given its nod to make the process legal across the country and the first three-parent baby can be born in Britain by next year.