British Defence Secretary pays homage to Indian WWI veterans

British Defence Secretary M Fallon on Thursday laid a wreath at the war memorial at India Gate to commemorate India's contribution during World War I.

NRIs investing in India should be given dual citizenship: Paul

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has called for granting Indian passports to expatriates who invest a certain minimum amount in industries in India and help ignite the engine of economic growth.

British coalition collapses EU referendum bill

A bid to set in law a proposed British referendum on EU membership failed on Tuesday, with both parties in the coalition government blaming the other.

British PM David Cameron makes light of security breach, jogger calls it 'harrowing'
British PM David Cameron makes light of security breach, jogger calls it 'harrowing'

While speaking in the House of Commons, Cameron expressed gratitude towards his protection teams saying, "Could I put on the record for once the debt I owe to the close protection teams that look after me and the very good job that they do."

Insecurity and opium blight Afghan province as British leave

Despite high praise from politicians, British troops ending their combat mission in Afghanistan`s Helmand are leaving behind a province still blighted by insurgency and a huge opium harvest.

Head of UK's Labour party in Scotland quits

The head of Britain`s opposition Labour party in Scotland has quit, unsettling the party in one of its heartlands ahead of national elections in May next year.

Five-year-old UK boy smuggles knife for 'stabbing teachers'

In a shocking incident, a five-year- old boy in the UK was found to have smuggled a kitchen knife into his primary school and heard telling fellow pupils that it was for "stabbing bad teachers".

End ungenerous, ill-informed advice to India: Lord Paul to UK

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul told Britain that it should end a stream of ungenerous and often ill-informed advice that is directed to India on matters including human rights, corruption and Kashmir and take steps to reverse the slow decline affecting the bilateral ties.

Kashmiri Alliance in UK plans counter-protest

An alliance of 'Kashmiri nationalist parties' based in the UK have decided to go on hunger strike to counter an anti-India rally planned here on Sunday.

Man arrested for throwing marbles at MPs in UK Parliament

In a major security breach, a man Wednesday managed to enter the British Parliament and hurl marbles at some MPs during British Prime Minister David Cameron's weekly questions.

Three dead, UK flights disrupted as Hurricane Gonzalo strikes
Three dead, UK flights disrupted as Hurricane Gonzalo strikes

At least three persons were killed in the UK as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo struck Britain Tuesday, causing rush-hour travel disruption with cancellation of several flights at the country's biggest airport Heathrow.

British drones to gather intelligence over Syria

 British drones deployed to counter Islamic State jihadists in Iraq will also be used for surveillance over Syria, the government in London said Tuesday.

UK Kashmir March: Agitate in India not in 'cosy capitals', says Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the organisers of "Million March" in London this weekend to highlight the Kashmir issue should have held the event in the Valley rather than the cozy capitals of the United States and United Kingdom.

DMRC bribery case: Alstom Transport India ex-MD to face charge in UK

A former managing director of Alstom Transport India, the first person to face charges in connection with a bribery investigation into the UK subsidiary of the French train and turbine giant, will appear in court next month.

Tarlochan Singh conferred with Sikh Lifetime Achievement Award in UK

Sardar Tarlochan Singh, the former Chairman of India's National Minorities Commission, has been conferred with Sikh Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 for his outstanding contribution to Sikhism and other walks of life.

Gujaratis in UK want direct flights to Ahmedabad

Gujaratis, who constitute nearly half of the Indian Diaspora in the UK, on Friday called on the new Indian government to launch direct flight routes between Britain and Ahmedabad.

UK can help achieve Modi's vision to transform India: Hammond

The UK can help in every aspect of Prime Minister Narendra Modi' vision to transform India, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said here on Friday.

Ebola screening starts at Heathrow airport

The UK today started screening for Ebola virus at Heathrow airport by testing the temperature of the passengers arriving from countries at risk in Britain, the first European Union country to begin such screenings.

Ebola screening starts at Heathrow airport

The UK today started screening for Ebola virus at Heathrow airport by testing the temperature of the passengers arriving from countries at risk in Britain, the first European Union country to begin such screenings.

UK anti-terrorism police arrest six in Syria-linked operation

British police arrested three men and three women on Tuesday in a counter-terrorism operation linked to the civil war in Syria.