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Brexit talks: European Parliament gives conditional approval for 2nd phase

Brexit talks: European Parliament gives conditional approval for 2nd phase

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave conditional approval to move the Brexit negotiations onto the second phase.

Dec 13, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
Man arrested for trying to climb Buckingham Palace wall

Man arrested for trying to climb Buckingham Palace wall

Buckingham Palace is the official home of 91-year-old Queen Elizabeth II,

Dec 12, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
'New sense of optimism' in Brexit talks: PM Theresa May

'New sense of optimism' in Brexit talks: PM Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May will tell British lawmakers today there is a "new sense of optimism" around Brexit talks after striking an initial agreement last week with the European Union.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:29 AM IST
EU President Donald Tusk to make statement Friday on Brexit

EU President Donald Tusk to make statement Friday on Brexit

EU President Donald Tusk will make a statement Friday on Brexit, the EU council said, as Britain and the bloc hope to agree terms to their divorce.

Dec 08, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Germany`s SPD to decide on talks for new Merkel govt

Germany`s SPD to decide on talks for new Merkel govt

Party chief Martin Schulz will ask the deeply divided SPD to give him the green light for exploratory talks on joining Merkel in another coalition government starting in early 2018.

Dec 07, 2017, 15:21 PM IST
Sikh cabbie saves 13-yr-old girl from paedophile in UK

Sikh cabbie saves 13-yr-old girl from paedophile in UK

Sam Hewings, 24, had planned to abduct the girl after she was dropped off by the cabbie in London.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
Bosnian war criminal commits suicide in live UN court drama

Bosnian war criminal commits suicide in live UN court drama

Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in hospital after consuming a bottle of poison in front of the UN war crimes judges.

Nov 30, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Six Britons from anti-piracy ship freed from Indian jail

Six Britons from anti-piracy ship freed from Indian jail

The six were collected from prison by British embassy officials.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
German mayor known for liberal migrant policy stabbed

German mayor known for liberal migrant policy stabbed

The 57-year old mayor, Andreas Hollstein, was stabbed in the neck on Monday evening.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
MP backs 'vindaloo visas' to plug curry chef shortage in UK

MP backs 'vindaloo visas' to plug curry chef shortage in UK

The temporary visas would be valid for a year and open to chefs from the Indian sub-continent.

Nov 28, 2017, 12:13 PM IST
Prince Harry uses Princess Diana's legacy for engagement

Prince Harry uses Princess Diana's legacy for engagement

The ring is yellow gold, Meghan Markle`s favourite, Prince Harry said.

Nov 28, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister resists calls to resign

Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister resists calls to resign

Last week Fitzgerald faced questions in the Dáil (Irish parliament) over an email she was sent by former Garda Commissioner, Noirín O'Sullivan,

Nov 28, 2017, 08:20 AM IST
British PM Theresa May holds crunch meeting with EU chief, to offer compromises to secure a Brexit deal

British PM Theresa May holds crunch meeting with EU chief, to offer compromises to secure a Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May holds a crunch meeting with European Union President Donald Tusk on Friday as hopes mount that she will offer compromises to secure a Brexit deal in December. 

Nov 24, 2017, 08:27 AM IST
EY investigated over Italy finance ministry 'tax mole'

EY investigated over Italy finance ministry 'tax mole'

EY is under the scanner in Italy over allegations of having illegally paid a high-level mole inside the Finance Ministry to help its tax planning for corporate clients.

Nov 24, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
Padmavati' passes British censor test; makers await CBFC nod

Padmavati' passes British censor test; makers await CBFC nod

 Viacom 18, the producer of Padmavati, said there was no plan to release the film globally without it being cleared by the CBFC.

Nov 23, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
Rajput Samaj of UK launches boycott of 'Padmavati'

Rajput Samaj of UK launches boycott of 'Padmavati'

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film has landed in troubled waters over allegations of distortion of historical facts. 

Nov 23, 2017, 21:24 PM IST
German coalition talks collapse as pro-business FDP quits

German coalition talks collapse as pro-business FDP quits

With the Social Democratic Party already ruling out returning to a coalition with Merkel, and the veteran leader herself refusing a minority government, Germany would likely be forced to hold new

Nov 20, 2017, 07:58 AM IST
Baloch leader Mehran Marri detained at Zurich airport with family

Baloch leader Mehran Marri detained at Zurich airport with family

Mehran Marri, a key leader of the Balochistan struggle, has been detained by the Swiss authorities at the Zurich airport.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Three hurt in car attack near Toulouse in France, driver arrested

Three hurt in car attack near Toulouse in France, driver arrested

A man rammed a car into three Chinese students near the French city of Toulouse on Friday, injuring one of them seriously, police sources said.

Nov 11, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
'Put down those smartphones': Pope Francis to bishops

'Put down those smartphones': Pope Francis to bishops

Pope Francis took snap-happy bishops, priests and pilgrims to task today.

Nov 08, 2017, 20:09 PM IST