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Pro-democracy lawmakers blast UK over Hong Kong report

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:20

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong hit back Friday at former colonial ruler Britain over a report they said showed no "commitment" to the city and strived to avoid embarrassing Beijing.

Major public sector strike in Britain over pay and cuts

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:45

A major public sector strike took place in Britain on Thursday, with hundreds of thousands of workers rallying against the government`s austerity-driven spending cuts and pay restraint measures.

UK to pass emergency phone access laws

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:23

PM David Cameron said his government is planning to rush through emergency laws to allow security services to continue to access phone and internet records of terror suspects and other criminals.

UK Foreign minister on two-day visit from Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 01:24

In its first engagement with the new government here, UK`s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs William Hague will embark on a two-day visit to India from Monday to hold talks with top leadership on key areas including trade and defence.

UK airports on alert over `human bomb` terror attack fears

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:52

Airports across the United Kingdom have been placed on terror alert over fears that fanatics from Yemen and Syria have joined forces to plot a "stealth" bomb attack.

Indians want honest and strong performance from new Govt: Paul

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 13:13

Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has said that the people of India want good, honest and strong performance from the newly elected Indian government.

EU, Cameron in summit showdown over top job for Juncker

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:16

European leaders gathered in Brussels on Friday to try and resolve a damaging row over Jean-Claude Juncker`s likely nomination as European Commission president which has left Britain isolated and angry.

Drone crashes in Dublin prison

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 03:35

An investigation was launched today after a remote-controlled helicopter, suspected to be carrying drugs, crash-landed in an exercise yard at one of Dublin`s largest prisons.

UK campaigners lose `right to die` legal battle

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 02:28

Campaigners lost their bid to overturn a ban on doctors helping seriously ill people to die in England and Wales today.

Swraj Paul honoured for promoting India-UK educational ties

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:43

Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his work in promoting India-UK educational ties.

Father of UK man in ISIL recruitment video tells of distress

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 01:30

The father of a British man who appears in an online video urging Muslims to join the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) spoke on Saturday of his family`s distress at his son`s actions.

Iraq impact? Britain set to re-open embassy in Iran

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 13:07

In another sign of increasing Iran-west ties in wake of escalating Iraq crisis, the UK is set to reopen its embassy in Iran, reports said Tuesday.