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Hunger a national crisis in UK, religious leaders tell David Cameron

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 20:10

British government must take action to tackle a "national crisis" of rising hunger as more than a million Britons, including 330,200 children, have been helped by food banks last year, religious leaders appealed today.

Ravi Shankaran extradition case: 14-day appeal deadline passes

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 19:21

Ravi Shankaran, a key accused in the Naval War Room leak case, today said his extradition case stands "fully dismissed" and "closed"

`UK prince refused to back Rushdie over Satanic Verses fatwa`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:37

Prince Charles had turned his back on India-born Salman Rushdie after a fatwa was issued against him for his controversial novel `The Satanic Verses` because he thought the book was offensive to Muslims, a British author has claimed.

Fitch revises outlook on Tata Steel to stable

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:33

Credit rating agency Fitch on Monday revised outlook on Tata Steel and its subsidiary Tata Steel UK Holdings Ltd to stable from negative on possible improvement in its financial profile.

Kylie Minogue quits `The Voice` over scheduling issues

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 15:25

Kylie Minogue has quit the talent show ` The Voice ` after one series.

Malaysia Airlines rapped for black box data lost in 2012 incident

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 23:48

UK air accident investigators criticised Malaysia Airlines for not having "sufficiently robust" procedures for the preservation of flight recording in a "serious" incident in 2012.

`Amazing Spider-Man 2` UK release moved forward

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 18:51

The Amazing Spider-Man 2`s UK release date has been moved forward by two days.

CBI says no penalty in Shankaran extradition case

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 15:31

The UK High Court has not levied any penalty on CBI while rejecting its bid for extradition of Naval War Room leak case accused Ravi Shankaran, CBI spokesperson said here.

Honeymoon murder suspect Dewani extradited to South Africa

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 08:09

UK-based Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani was on Monday extradited to South Africa to stand trial for allegedly plotting the 2010 murder of his Indo-Swedish wife while on their honeymoon.

Shankaran case: UK court criticises sluggish pace of trial

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 15:44

The British High Court has criticised the "sluggish" pace of proceedings in India in the Naval War Room leak case while rejecting the CBI`s request for the extradition of accused Ravi Shankaran.

Indian-origin doctor faces extreme surgery allegations in UK

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 23:41

An Indian-origin doctor in the UK is facing allegations of performing an unnecessary surgery on a woman that amounted to suspected female genital mutilation (FGM), a procedure illegal in the country.

700 Indian-owned cos in UK employ over 1 lakh persons: Study

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 11:27

Indian companies are playing an important role in the growth of the British economy and contributing to GDP and creating employment opportunities, according to Grant Thornton UK LLP's India Tracker 2014 report.