UK to probe police 'cover-up' in Indian-origin boy's death

UK's official police watchdog will investigate allegations that Scotland Yard may have covered up the murder of an Indian-origin boy at the hands of a high- profile child abuse ring in the 80s.

British-Asian lesbian lovers found guilty over minor's murder

Two lesbian lovers, of Indian and Bangladeshi origin, were found guilty on Wednesday by a British court of manslaughter for brutally killing an eight-year-old girl.

Ex-Power Secy's wife appears in court, gets bail in IT case

Former Delhi Power Secretary RK Verma's wife, who was summoned as accused for allegedly not declaring money stashed in an undisclosed company in the United Kingdom, was today granted bail by a Delhi court.

'Jihadi John' received anger therapy at school: Ex-teacher

The Islamic State (IS) militant known as `Jihadi John` received anger management therapy in his first year of secondary school after getting into fights, a former teacher has said.

Nigerian held for smuggling drug courier to UK

Anti-narcotics sleuths have arrested a Nigerian man for allegedly smuggling a drug-filled courier, concealed inside a painting, from here to United Kingdom.

Assad has no role in Syria`s future: Britain, France

Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad cannot "credibly" be part of any future government combating the threat from the Islamic State (IS) group in the country, Britain and France said on Friday.

`Jihadi John`: quiet football fan who developed thirst for war
`Jihadi John`: quiet football fan who developed thirst for war

Mohammed Emwazi, named by British and US media as the Islamic State executioner known as "Jihadi John", has been described as a quiet but intense young man who gradually developed a taste for war. 

Gujarat: All 6 accused acquitted in British nationals' killing case

A special trial court here on Friday acquitted all six accused in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case in which three British nationals and their Indian driver were killed at Prantij town in Gujarat's Sabarkantha district, for want of evidence against them.

Britain misses key immigration target before election

Britain`s government has failed to deliver a promised cut in immigration, statistics showed on Thursday, ahead of a closely-fought General Election in May in which it will be a key issue.

Kate-less Prince William kicks off Japan tour -- with tea

A beaming Prince William was greeted by hundreds of fans as he arrived for his first trip to Japan on Thursday, before being whisked off for a nice cup of tea -- green tea, that is.

Cash for access: Malcolm Rifkind quits as security chair; UK to ban MPs' outside jobs?
Cash for access: Malcolm Rifkind quits as security chair; UK to ban MPs' outside jobs?

Embroiled in 'cash for access' scandal after being caught in a sting, Conservative Party leader Malcolm Rifkind has resigned as the chairman of Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee that supervises the work of spy agencies MI5 and MI6.

UK students visit India for study excursion
UK students visit India for study excursion

As a part of their Global Business Experience (GBE), the students of London Business School tried to understand business profile and functioning of companies in Aurangabad and Mumbai.

UK to honour Indian soldiers at World War I event

The UK will honour the Indian soldiers who fought alongside their British officers during the World War I with special plaques to be unveiled at a war memorial next month.

Ten-yr-old maths whizz is one of UK's youngest university pupil

A 10-year-old home-schooled girl, who is a maths genius, has become one of the youngest students in the UK to enroll in a university.

Ex-UK ministers Jack Straw, Malcolm Rifkind under scanner for 'cash for access' scandal
Ex-UK ministers Jack Straw, Malcolm Rifkind under scanner for 'cash for access' scandal

Former British foreign secretaries Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind on Monday sought to defend themselves after they fell for a sting laid by journalists and were caught on tape offering their services to private firms in return for cash.

RSS-inspired charity under probe in UK over 'extremist' views

The UK has launched a probe after a "disturbing" footage caught a teacher on camera making anti- Muslim and Christian remarks to students at a camp organised by an RSS-inspired charity.

UK flying team Russian-origin Yakovlevs draws all eyes on Indian debut

Yakovlevs - a four aircraft aerobatic display team from the UK flying Russian-origin Yak aircraft -- made its debut at the 'Aero India' air show here on Thursday, enthralling the audience and winning hearts.

Female terror suspect arrested in London airport

A woman travelling with her one-year-old son has been arrested in London`s Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences, a media report said Thursday.

Scotland declares online 'independence' from Britain

Five months after Scotland voted against independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, the Scottish government has seceded -- at least online.

UK offers diverse education programmes

Good quality academic infrastructure in developed countries attracts student talent from across the world. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee looks at the advantages, opportunities and challenges of studying in the United Kingdom (UK).