UK boy expelled from school for insulting teacher on Facebook

A 14-year-old boy in the UK has been expelled from school after he posted insults about his head teacher's hair colour, looks and weight on Facebook.

Britain braces for election that could herald EU exit

Britain is revving up for one of the tightest and most unpredictable elections in memory, as Prime Minister David Cameron fights to retain power and call a referendum on European Union membership.

Stranger on train in UK praises mother as credit to her generation

A young mother in the UK was presented with a hand-written note and 5 pounds on a train by a stranger, branding her a "credit to her generation" for her mothering skills.

British PM David Cameron wishes 'partner' India on Republic Day

UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday described the Indo-British ties as "a partnership between equals" in his special message to India ahead of the country's 65th Republic Day.

India is on par with Britain: David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated India on its 66th Republic Day and said the "rising power" was on par with its erstwhile colonial master Britain, reported Asian Lite, a newspaper for British Asians in London.

Taking steps to get EU ban on Indian vegetables lifted: Govt

The government on Thursday said it is taking all diplomatic steps to help get the European Union ban on four Indian vegetables lifted and is taking up the issue at appropriate forums.

Motion on Kashmiri Pandits tabled in UK Parliament

The first-ever motion to commemorate the displacement of Kashmiri Pandits from Jammu and Kashmir 25 years ago has been tabled in the British Parliament.

Scottish MPs lay down gauntlet over UK nuclear fleet

The Scottish National Party, which could play a key role in British politics following elections in May, called on the main political parties to scrap Britain`s nuclear deterrent on Tuesday.

Not a rosy picture for Indian students coming to UK: Sitharaman
Not a rosy picture for Indian students coming to UK: Sitharaman

Coming to the UK for studies is not not a "rosy picture" for Indian students and most of them go to the US, visiting Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.

'Non-representative' UN Security Council lacks legitimacy: India

In a strong criticism of the make-up and functioning of the Security Council, India said on Monday that as a "non-representative" body it lacked the legitimacy to advise nations on political inclusion.

Language of UK plea to imams to fight radicalism angers some Muslims

A prominent British Muslim has accused the government of copying the language of the far right after ministers wrote to imams urging them to explain to fellow Muslims how Islam is compatible with being British.

UK boy, 5, gets billed for no-show at friend's B-day bash

In a bizarre incident, a five-year- old boy in the UK has been billed about 16 pounds and threatened with legal action by his friend's mother for failing to attend her son's birthday party.

US, UK for encryption of online services to track terrorists

Terming the cyber threat as one of the most serious national security challenges, US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have asked for encryption of online services by private companies to maintain both people's privacy and help track down terrorists.

Security for British Jews to be tightened, says Cameron

Britain is to step up police patrols in areas with high Jewish populations, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday, while warning that it was impossible to provide "100 per cent protection".

Pakistan Army Chief, British PM discuss regional security

Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif met British Prime Minister David Cameron here and discussed issues related to regional security, media reported on Thursday.

Pakistan Army chief embarks on three-day Britain visit

Pakistan's Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Wednesday left for a three-day visit to the UK to meet British military and political leaders and discuss regional security situation.

Greenpeace activist barred from boarding UK flight at Delhi Airport: NGO

A Greenpeace India member was barred from boarding a flight to London on Sunday.

Ex power secy's wife summoned for not declaring money abroad

Former Delhi Power Secretary RK Verma's wife has been summoned as an accused by a court here for allegedly not declaring money stashed in an undisclosed company in the United Kingdom's British Virgin Islands.

Delhi Police Commissioner says have reasons to believe Sunanda was murdered; SIT formed
Delhi Police Commissioner says have reasons to believe Sunanda was murdered; SIT formed

The Delhi Police has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe afresh the Sunanda Pushkar death case, city Police Commissioner BS Bassi told reporters on Wednesday.

British Ebola patient remains in critical condition

British Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey remains in critical condition, officials in Britain confirmed on Tuesday.