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Russia casts latest UN veto, blocking Syria chemical weapons probe

Russia casts latest UN veto, blocking Syria chemical weapons probe

Russia has once again vetoed a UNSC resolution to re-authorise an investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Nov 18, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

For election to the ICJ, a candidate has to win an absolute majority in both the General Assembly and the UN Security Council.

Nov 18, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

Theresa May calls on MPs to come together on Brexit

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednedsya called on MPs from all sides of the political spectrum to "come together" to deliver Brexit.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Music composer Nadeem Saifi may be under Dawood Ibrahim's protection: Report

Music composer Nadeem Saifi may be under Dawood Ibrahim's protection: Report

Music composer Nadeem Saifi may be under the protection of Dawood Ibrahim, a report has said.

Nov 13, 2017, 23:28 PM IST
Groom with 'weeks to live' makes surprise announcement on wedding day

Groom with 'weeks to live' makes surprise announcement on wedding day

A groom from the United Kingdom was told that he had 'weeks to live'. To everyone's surprise, it came under light that he is not dying at all.

Nov 13, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
Indian doctor charged with three sex assaults in UK

Indian doctor charged with three sex assaults in UK

A 52-year-old Indian-origin doctor in the UK has been charged with committing three sex assaults, according to a media report.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Prince Charles arrives in New Delhi for two-day visit

Prince Charles arrives in New Delhi for two-day visit

This is the ninth visit of the Prince of Wales to India.

Nov 08, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
India expresses concerns over lobbying by Pak elements in UK over Kashmir issue

India expresses concerns over lobbying by Pak elements in UK over Kashmir issue

India on Monday conveyed its concerns to the UK over Pakistani elements 'lobbying' with certain British lawmakers to raise the Kashmir issue in their Parliament.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
India seeks UK cooperation in extradition of 13 fugitives, including Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi

India seeks UK cooperation in extradition of 13 fugitives, including Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi

India and the UK have an Extradition Treaty, signed in 1992 and in force since November 1993.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
No social media access for Britons under 13

No social media access for Britons under 13

Under a new legislation to be debated in the UK`s House of Lords later this week, children under the age of 13 will be banned from joining Facebook and Twitter to keep them safe from child abuse on the social media platforms.

Nov 05, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Moors murderer Ian Brady buried at sea in middle of night after secret cremation

The ashes of notorious British child serial killer Ian Brady have been scattered at sea after he was cremated without ceremony last week, court documents revealed Friday.

Nov 03, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

UK blames North Korea for cyberattack that crippled hospitals

Britain on Friday blamed North Korea for a ransomware attack this year that a new report revealed affected a third of English hospitals and could have been prevented with "basic" IT security.

Oct 27, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
This restaurant leaves free food box for homeless at night, Social media can't stop gushing

This restaurant leaves free food box for homeless at night, Social media can't stop gushing

A Manchester-based restaurant, of late, has been showered praises on social media for leaving behind food at night for the city's homeless.

Oct 26, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
What is it to be a Muslim in UK? White woman wears burqa for a week to find out

What is it to be a Muslim in UK? White woman wears burqa for a week to find out

What is it to be a Muslim in the UK amid rising cases of Islamophobia?

Oct 24, 2017, 09:49 AM IST
UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex: Report

UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex: Report

Earlier, Warwickshire police had ruled out an connection with "terrorist activity" after saying they were dealing with an "ongoing incident" at the leisure park in Nuneaton.

Oct 22, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
EU leaders back Theresa May with move on Brexit talks

EU leaders back Theresa May with move on Brexit talks

EU President Donald Tusk said reports the talks were in deadlock were "exaggerated", hailing a speech May made in Florence, Italy, last month for breaking the impasse.

Oct 20, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

Islamic extremism to blame for UK crime rise: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that violence by Islamic extremists was behind an increase in criminal offences in the United Kingdom.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
Brexit: 1.2 mn job losses if UK leaves without a deal, says Belgium minister

Brexit: 1.2 mn job losses if UK leaves without a deal, says Belgium minister

The European Union could lose 1.2 million jobs if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal, Belgium`s economy minister said Friday, warning that his own country would suffer a "catastrophic" impact.

Oct 20, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
Indian-origin teenager Akshay Ruparelia is UK's 'youngest millionaire'

Indian-origin teenager Akshay Ruparelia is UK's 'youngest millionaire'

An Indian-origin teenager has made a fortune by selling houses through his online estate agency business during his school lunch breaks and has become one of UK`s youngest millionaires, a media report said.

Oct 16, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

UK school allows transgender pupils to stay in girls' section

A boarding school in south-east England will allow boys to stay in the girls' section if they identify themselves as transgender.

Oct 15, 2017, 17:42 PM IST