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World Bank's Malpass says Brexit deal would reduce some growth uncertainty

World Bank President David Malpass said on Thursday that clarity over Britain`s exit from the European Union would strengthen the outlook for global growth, aiding both rich nations and the developing world.

Oct 17, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

EU, Britain to hold intense negotiations on Brexit deal as departure date nears

The European Union and Britain agreed on Friday to hold intense talks over the next few days in a bid to secure a deal over Britain`s departure from the bloc, but arrangements over British-Irish border controls remain at issue, the EU said.

Oct 11, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Britain and Ireland see pathway to possible Brexit deal

A Brexit deal remains possible, Britain and Ireland said on Thursday in a statement issued following talks between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar.

Oct 10, 2019, 21:40 PM IST

Longest-serving Indian origin Labour MP demands withdrawal of party's 'divisive' resolution on Kashmir

The British government`s official stance on Kashmir is that it remains an issue between India and Pakistan.

Oct 04, 2019, 06:45 AM IST

A leap into the great wide open at Asia's first Rugby World Cup

Invented at an English school 196 years ago by a rebellious teenager and beloved mostly in former British colonies and France, rugby union has high ambitions for the first foray of their showpiece tournament into Asia.

Sep 19, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

Britain may need a second referendum on Brexit to resolve the impasse: David Cameron

Former British prime minister David Cameron said a no-deal Brexit would be "a bad outcome" which should not be pursued and said a second referendum remained an option.

Sep 14, 2019, 06:27 AM IST

Blow for UK PM Johnson as Scottish court rules suspension of Parliament is unlawful

The three Scottish judges concluded that the principal reason to prorogue parliament was to prevent it holding the executive to account over Brexit and to allow Johnson to pursue a no-deal Brexit policy.

Sep 11, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Yohan Blake blasts back with 100m Diamond League win, eyes world champs

Both sprinters were given the same time of 10.07 seconds, with Blake declared the winner.

Aug 19, 2019, 00:49 AM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, August 17th, 2019

This is a special segment for hearing impaired which brings to you latest updates of the afternoon. Watch this video to know the latest news stories of the day.

Aug 17, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

Priti Patel becomes UK’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary

Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Indian-origin politician Priti Patel as Home Secretary.

Jul 25, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

Now, Iran at loggerheads with UK over seizure of oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Iran warned UK against escalating tension after British-flagged oil tanker was seized in the Strait of Hormuz.

Jul 22, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions

The Grace 1 tanker was impounded in the British territory at the mouth of the Mediterranean Sea after sailing around Africa from Middle East. 

Jul 04, 2019, 20:35 PM IST

What are the key dates between now and Brexit day? A detailed timeline

Brexit: The ruling Conservative Party are in the process of selecting a new leader, who will replace Theresa May as prime minister and head of the party.

 

Jun 26, 2019, 07:15 AM IST

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court

The United Nations has described the conflict in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands of people including thousands of civilians, as the world`s worst humanitarian crisis. 

Jun 20, 2019, 22:53 PM IST

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor?

Britain`s ruling Conservative Party will decide the country`s next prime minister in late July - a contest that will bring in a new leader who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union. 

Jun 06, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

US President Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis

"They`ve got to get it done," he said. "They have got to get the deal closed." "If they don`t get what they want, I would walk away. If you don`t get a fair deal, you walk away," Trump said in an interview.

Jun 02, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

Developing nations need focus on water research: UN

Two new papers from the university's Canada-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health on Wednesday called for reducing this 'alarming' imbalance between resources and need, which impedes the search for solutions to crucial water challenges.
 

May 30, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Morning Breaking: UK Court rejects Nirav Modi's bail plea

The Westminster Court in the UK has rejected PNB scam accused Nirav Modi's bail plea. Watch full video to know more.

Mar 30, 2019, 09:42 AM IST

Returning to London, Britain's Theresa May faces mammoth task to change minds on Brexit

May secured a two-week reprieve to try to get the deal she negotiated in November.

Mar 22, 2019, 19:57 PM IST

Under pressure, Britain's Theresa May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

After parliament backed a move to delay Brexit, May still has only three days to win approval for her deal to leave the European Union if she wants to go to a summit with the bloc`s leaders on Thursday with something to offer them in return for more time.

Mar 17, 2019, 19:43 PM IST