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India fortunate to have a leader like Narendra Modi: Ex-UK PM David Cameron

 Cameron lauded PM Modi's flagship programme 'Skill India' but pointed out that such goals cannot be achieved by the government initiatives alone.

Jul 19, 2018, 22:31 PM IST

Saudi Arabia has 'clear link' to UK extremism: Report

The Henry Jackson Society said there was a "clear and growing link" between Islamist organisations in receipt of overseas funds, hate preachers and Jihadist groups promoting violence in the UK, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

Jul 05, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

Damning FIFA report nails England malpractices in 2018 World Cup bid

Russia and Qatar were announced as hosting countries of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups respectively in the Swiss city of Zurich in December 2010. According to the report, there was no evidence that Russia or Qatar attempted to influence the bidding process.

Jun 28, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

UK's Theresa May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

British Prime Minister Theresa May`s Conservative party resumed talks on a deal to prop up her minority government on Wednesday as she faced a battle over her Brexit strategy just days before EU divorce talks are due to begin.

Jun 14, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

British PM Theresa May loses majority, faces pressure to resign

Theresa May is now facing questions over her judgement in calling the election three years early and risking her party`s slim but stable majority of 17.

Jun 09, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Terror attacks and election place UK PM Theresa May under microscope

Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking re-election as a tough leader to take Britain through Brexit, but her "strong and stable" image is under close scrutiny after a string of terror attacks and campaign missteps ahead of Thursday`s vote.

Jun 05, 2017, 10:10 AM IST

Manifestos indicate future tense for Great Britain

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May 24, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

Twitter could have predicted Brexit vote outcome: Study

The outcome of the Brexit vote could have been predicted by analysing tweets during the five months preceding the historic vote.

Apr 30, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Sikh group calls for inquiry into UK's role in 'Operation Blue Star'

Sikh Federation UK has been working on a report titled 'Sacrificing Sikhs: The need for an investigation', which claims to have evidence regarding the UK's alleged role in the military action.

Feb 10, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

Britain sets out legal basis for drone killings

Britain today set out the legal basis for drone strikes against terror suspects overseas, saying new technology meant some terror attacks were developing too quickly for traditional law enforcement to react.

Jan 11, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Ex-UK PM David Cameron reveals his new job

Former British prime minister David Cameron has revealed his new job after quitting political life will be to lead an expansion of the National Citizen Service (NCS) for teenagers.

Oct 12, 2016, 11:22 AM IST

Italy`s PM warns Britain over post-Brexit rights in EU

Britain must not expect to end up with more rights than other countries outside the EU following Brexit negotiations, Italy`s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi warned in an interview Thursday.

Sep 29, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Former British PM Cameron quits politics

Cameron stepped down as PM in June, hours after Britain's dramatic vote to leave the European Union, handing power to his successor Theresa May in July.

Sep 12, 2016, 23:04 PM IST

Majority of Britons oppose second referendum on EU exit: Poll

The majority of Britons are opposed to a second referendum on membership of the European Union and almost half believe new Prime Minister Theresa May should carry on without calling a general election, according to a poll published on Saturday.

Jul 17, 2016, 10:51 AM IST

May heads to Scotland in fight for Brexit UK unity

Theresa May headed to Scotland on her first visit as Britain`s new prime minister.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:38 AM IST

UK's Johnson a liar with his back against the wall, French counterpart says

In Boris Johnson, Britain has appointed a liar with his back against the wall as its new foreign secretary at a time when somebody reliable is needed in the role.

Jul 14, 2016, 16:18 PM IST

EU leaders urge new PM May to start Brexit divorce

European leaders heaped pressure on Britain`s new Prime Minister Theresa May to launch the country`s divorce proceedings from the EU.

Jul 14, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

British prime ministers since World War II

Theresa May is Britain`s 14th prime minister since World War II

Jul 14, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

Theresa May vows 'bold new positive role' for UK ​outside EU post-Brexit

Theresa May on Wednesday became Britain's second woman prime minister after Margaret Thatcher, vowing to forge "a bold new positive role" for the UK in the world post-Brexit.

Jul 14, 2016, 00:25 AM IST

Theresa May takes over as Britain’s Prime Minister; second woman to lead country after Margaret Thatcher

David Cameron quit as PM after Britain voted to leave the European Union against his wishes.

Jul 13, 2016, 23:19 PM IST