Govt planning to construct road in Arunachal Pradesh: VK Singh

Government is planning to construct a road in Arunachal Pradesh to provide connectivity to people living in area bordering China, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Britain pledges more support for children affected by Ebola

Britain has pledged a 2.5 million pounds fund to help children affected by Ebola. The fund will go to the United Nations International Children`s Emergency Fund, according to the Department for International Development.

Failed London bombers lose European appeal

Four men who attempted to set off a series of explosives in London in 2005 did not have their right to a fair trial breached, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday.

British embassy in Cairo reopens to the public

The British embassy in Cairo said on Tuesday it has resumed services to the public, nine days after they were suspended over security concerns about the mission`s main building.

Britain to send troops to Iraq to train local forces

Britain`s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon Saturday said hundreds of British troops will be sent to Iraq next year to help train local forces to fight against Islamic State(IS).

Flights resume after technical glitch closed London airspace

Britain`s National Air Traffic Service(NATS) said Friday that flights had resumed at airports in southern England after a technical problem that shut down air traffic control in London airspace was resolved.

UK police arrest 76 at London Eric Garner "die-in" protest

  British police said on Thursday they had arrested 76 people at a protest about the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man killed in New York in a police chokehold, after demonstrators attacked a shopping centre in west London.

Arrests at protest in London over US police killings

Hundreds of demonstrators blocked a shopping mall in London on Wednesday to support "I can`t breathe" protests that have swept the United States demanding justice for black men killed by police.

Polygamy practised on mass scale among Muslims in UK: Study

Polygamy is being practised on an enormous scale among Britain's Muslims with a large number of women being denied basic legal rights, a new study in the UK claimed.

London's Scotland Yard police HQ sold to Abu Dhabi developers

London's iconic Scotland Yard police headquarters has been sold for 370 million pounds to a real estate developer group from Abu Dhabi, 120 million pounds over the asking price.

Murdered Anni's family mulls suing Dewani in UK

The family of a Indo-Swedish bride murdered in 2010 while on her honeymoon here said on Tuesday that they are planning to sue her British-Indian millionaire husband Shrien Dewani in the UK as he flew out of South Africa, a day after being acquitted by a court.

Two young British jihadis of South Asian-origin jailed in UK

Two young British nationals, including one of Pakistani descent, who spent eight months fighting alongside an al Qaeda-linked terror group in Syria, were on Friday jailed for 12 years and eight months each.

Cameron, Sharif, Ghani, hold trilateral talks

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday hosted a breakfast meeting for his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani as they discussed the regional situation with particular reference to Afghanistan.

Ex-boxer arrested for bid to smuggle people to Syria

A former British boxer has been arrested in London for allegedly trying to smuggle jihadis to Syria out of Britain in the back of a lorry, media reported.

Albania, Britain ink deal to curb human trafficking

 

London: Albania and Britain have signed a memorandum of understanding to beef up cooperation against human trafficking and other organised crimes.

Scotland Yard arrests British MP on charges of alleged rape

A 48-year-old British Conservative party MP has been arrested on charges of alleged rape by the Scotland Yard.

Slavery in UK higher than previous figures: Govt

The number of victims of slavery in the UK is much higher than previous figures, the British government has said.

David Cameron urges migrant curbs, warns on British EU exit
David Cameron urges migrant curbs, warns on British EU exit

Prime Minister David Cameron ton Friday promised tough curbs on welfare for EU migrants to counter a surge in arrivals and warned failure to get his way could be a deal-breaker for Britain staying in Europe.

UK edges towards federalism with Scotland powers deal

  Britain agreed to further dismantle its highly centralised system of government on Thursday, striking a political deal to grant Scotland new tax-raising powers in a move critics fear could trigger the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom.

David Cameron under pressure as net migration to UK surges

Net migration to Britain rose by more than 40 percent in the year to June, official data released Thursday showed, putting pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron to demand EU migrant curbs.