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Brexit: UK will leave the European Union on October 31, says Finance Minister Javid

The United Kingdom will leave the European Union on Oct. 31, hopefully with a deal, finance minister Sajid Javid said on Monday.

Sep 30, 2019, 19:44 PM IST

Resign for misleading Britain, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn tells UK PM Johnson

A Supreme Court ruling that UK PM Boris Johnson`s move to suspend parliament was unlawful has set up a standoff on Wednesday, when lawmakers will return to Westminster and try to force the prime minister to reveal his plans and rule out a no-deal Brexit. Corbyn said Johnson`s government would be held to account.

Sep 24, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

Iran frees British-flagged tanker to ease tension with UK ahead of UN Summit

Allahmorad Afifipour, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province, was quoted as saying by Wall Street Journal that the ship would soon leave the port of Bandar Abbas for international waters.

Sep 23, 2019, 18:52 PM IST

British PM Boris Johnson likens himself to Incredible Hulk, vows October 31 Brexit

British PM Boris Johnson has said he wants to negotiate a new deal that does not involve a `backstop`, which would potentially tie Britain against its will to EU rules after it leaves in order to avoid checks on the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

Sep 15, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong's $39 bln takeover offer

The LSE told HKEX in a letter that it had fundamental concerns about key aspects of the proposal and that HKEX`s relationship with the Hong Kong government would "complicate matters".

Sep 13, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39 billion to take over London Stock Exchange

The takeover bid by the Hong Kong company comes as Britain is set to leave the European Union, a step some politicians fear could weaken its large financial sector.

Sep 11, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

PM Modi meets UK PM Boris Johnson on sidelines of G7 summit in France

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the G7 summit in France on Sunday. This is the first meet between the two leaders since Johnson took charge as the British PM. The meeting lasted for 30 minutes.

Aug 25, 2019, 22:41 PM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson puts his feet up in French President Macaron's palace

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip abroad, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron`s gilded palace, putting his feet up on the furniture.

Aug 23, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Bangladesh backs India, says abrogation of Article 370 from J&K an 'internal issue'

The UK and France have earlier backed India and called for talks to resolve all issues with Pakistan. 

Aug 21, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

UK condemns Hong Kong violence, urges dialogue

"Concerning to see what`s happening in Hong Kong and the worrying pictures of clashes between police & protesters at the airport," Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said on Twitter. 

Aug 14, 2019, 00:19 AM IST

Facebook full of fake online review groups, warns Which?

Which? found dozens of groups on the social networking site in the UK that are recruiting people to write fake or incentivised reviews, with sellers offering free products in exchange for highly-rated reviews for products listed on Amazon.

Aug 07, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

India, UK to launch coalition for disaster-proof infra at UN

India had announced the creation of a Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) soon after the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held in New Delhi in 2016.

Aug 01, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Shark hotspots facing threat from overfishing globally

Our results show major high seas fishing activities are currently centred on ecologically important shark hotspots worldwide.

Jul 29, 2019, 18:25 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

Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson may unveil a diverse cabinet to tackle Brexit woes

Former London mayor Boris Johnson won the contest to succeed Theresa May on Tuesday by securing the leadership of the Conservative Party in a campaign that put the United Kingdom on course for a showdown with the European Union.

Jul 24, 2019, 07:44 AM IST

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader

Boris Johnson and his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, have spent the last month crisscrossing the country seeking to win over the less than 200,000 Conservative Party members who will choose Britain`s new leader.

Jul 23, 2019, 07:58 AM IST

Iran says it has captured a British tanker, Indians among 23 crew members on board

The exact number of Indians on board is not yet clear.

Jul 20, 2019, 06:42 AM IST

Testosterone replacement therapy ups stroke risk in men

Findings show that the use of TRT was associated with an increased risk of stroke, transient ischemic attack or cardiac arrest during the first two years of use.

Jul 19, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Boris Johnson smashes record for most money raised by UK politician

More than half of the donations to Boris Johnson`s campaign have come from financiers and businessmen who funded the campaign to leave the European Union.

Jul 17, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

Germany, France, UK, EU urge Iran to revert to upholding nuclear deal

"Iran has stated that it wants to remain within the JCPoA. It must act accordingly by reversing these activities and returning to full JCPoA compliance without delay," they added.

Jul 09, 2019, 21:07 PM IST