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UK failing to make most of ties with India, says British Parliament panel; calls it 'missed opportunity'

The report adds that although the British government claims that the UK-India relationship was "now a relationship of equals”, it has been observed that the Indian government does not necessarily see it the same way. 

Jun 24, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Suspicious 'white powder' sent to UK Parliament building; 2 hospitalised

The incident comes days after a Russian spy was allegedly poisoned with a deadly nerve agent.

Mar 12, 2018, 21:28 PM IST

24,000 attempts to access porn websites in British Parliament

The figure of 24,473 attempts represents about 160 requests per day on average from computers and other devices connected to the parliamentary network between June and October 2017.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:14 PM IST

British PM faces vote test in parliament over government plan

May will cut short a visit to Berlin to dash back to Britain for the late afternoon vote, underlining her precarious position after she lost her Conservative Party's parliamentary majority in an election on June 8 that she did not need to call.

Jun 29, 2017, 18:55 PM IST

British Parliament hit by cyber attack

The British Parliament has been hit by a cyber-attack, officials at Westminster said.

Jun 25, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Man arrested near UK Parliament charged with possessing offensive weapon

A man arrested outside the British Parliament in central London has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an officer, police said on Tuesday.

Jun 20, 2017, 15:02 PM IST

Donald Trump offers 'support' to Theresa May after polls setback

US President Donald Trump has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that he looks forward to working with her in strengthening the bilateral ties after she decided to form a minority government following snap polls.

Jun 10, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Leader of anti-EU UKIP Party quits after election failure

"I am standing down today as the leader of UKIP with immediate effect. This will allow the party to have a new leader in place by the conference in September," Nuttall said. 

Jun 09, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

UK election: PM Theresa May's Conservative Party fails to win majority; Opposition calls for resignation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May`s ruling Conservative Party has failed to win an overall majority in snap elections, and the country is now set for a hung Parliament, media reports said on Friday.

Jun 09, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Britain's Theresa May on course to lose majority in British parliament: Exit poll

British Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to lose her overall majority in the British general election, according to an exit poll released as soon as voting finished Thursday night.


Jun 09, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

'UK polls may marginally increase number of Indian-origin MPs'

The number of Indian-origin MPs in the British Parliament is likely to increase marginally following the next month's snap general election, according to a think tank.

May 19, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Man arrested with weapon near British Parliament

A man has reportedly been arrested by London police after being found in possession of weapons near the British Parliament.

Apr 28, 2017, 00:20 AM IST

Record number UK MPs to run London Marathon

At least 16 members from the British Parliament will run in this year's London Marathon, smashing all previous records for MPs' entries, organisers said on Wednesday.

Apr 12, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

Romanian injured in UK parliament terror attack dies

Andreea Cristea, who fell into the River Thames during the March 22 terror attack outside the British parliament, has died in hospital.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

British PM Theresa May to fire starting gun on Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday.

Mar 29, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

UK condemns Pakistan's move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth province, says it belongs to India

The Gilgit-Baltistan area is Pakistan`s northernmost administrative territory that borders the disputed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mar 25, 2017, 14:26 PM IST

Trump says 'great American' killed in London attack

"A great American, Kurt Cochran, was killed in the London terror attack. My prayers and condolences are with his family and friends," the president said in a tweet.

Mar 23, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

Scottish parliament to vote on independence Tuesday: Official

A vote in Scotland`s parliament on supporting First Minister Nicola Sturgeon`s call for a new independence referendum will be delayed until Tuesday in a gesture of respect following the attack on the British parliament.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

Donald Trump's son called 'a disgrace' for insulting tweet on London mayor post-terror attack

US President Donald Trump's son Donald Trump Junior has has come under severe attack for his insulting tweet on London Mayor Sadiq Khan hours after an attack in the London city killed five and wounded about 40 on the grounds of the British Parliament.

Mar 23, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Germany stands resolutely with Britain in terror fight: Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Germany stood by Britain "firmly and resolutely", following the deadly terror attack close to the British parliament.

Mar 23, 2017, 00:50 AM IST