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UK PM May's party slumps to fifth place as pressure mounts for her to go

Nigel Farage`s Brexit Party was in the lead, up four percentage points, on 34% while May`s Conservative Party had just 10%, the YouGov poll for the Times newspaper showed. 

May 13, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

Hyderabad youth stabbed to death in London, cops begin probe

Mohd Nadeemuddin had been living in London for the last six years and was employed at a mall in Tesco supermarket.

May 10, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

Breaking News: Vijay Mallya appeal against UK extradition rejected

Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya's written appeal against an extradition order passed by a magistrate late last year has been rejected by a High Court judge in the United Kingdom.

Apr 08, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Theresa May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

May has so far failed to secure backing for her negotiated agreement with Brussels as some Conservative lawmakers and Northern Ireland`s Democratic Unionist Party have voted it down. 

Apr 07, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

British parliament weighs forcing May into a softer Brexit

The third defeat of May`s withdrawal agreement on Friday left one of the weakest British leaders in a generation facing a spiralling crisis over Brexit.

Apr 01, 2019, 23:36 PM IST

Theresa May says will quit as UK PM before next phase of Brexit

Theresa May "will go if deal gets through," said the lawmaker, who spoke on condition of anonymity. 

Mar 27, 2019, 23:24 PM IST

UK economy dodges no-deal Brexit hit, for now

Carmakers have reduced expansion plans in Britain and many financial firms have set up operations in other EU countries. 

Mar 22, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Stop Brexit: 700,000 sign UK petition to stay in EU

EU leaders will tell May on Thursday she can have two months to organise an orderly Brexit.

Mar 21, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Brexit delayed: British PM May requests three-month extension

Now, May has written to European Council President Donald Tusk to ask for a delay until June 30.

Mar 20, 2019, 18:31 PM IST

May seeks Brexit delay after third vote on her deal is stymied

Nearly three years after Britain voted to leave the EU, its departure is uncertain. 

Mar 19, 2019, 19:32 PM IST

Brexit setback for May: Speaker rules she must change her plan to get another vote

Speaker John Bercow said the government could not bring forward proposals for a vote that were substantially the same as had already been defeated twice before, in January and last week.

Mar 18, 2019, 22:30 PM IST

Under pressure, Britain's 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.

Mar 17, 2019, 19:34 PM IST

UK parliament to vote on Brexit delay, PM Theresa May seeks to revive her deal

May`s authority hit an all-time low this week after a series of parliamentary defeats and rebellions, but finance minister Philip Hammond said her plan was back on the agenda. 

Mar 14, 2019, 19:23 PM IST

Britain heads into Brexit unknown as parliament votes on no-deal exit

The motion has no legal force and ultimately does not prevent a no-deal exit.

Mar 13, 2019, 19:51 PM IST

Constant scrutiny on David Warner, Steve Smith could be unsettling for Australia: Ricky Ponting

Constant attention on Smith and Warner could affect the team during the World Cup, said Ponting who will be a part of Australia's support staff during the mega event.

Mar 12, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Theresa May wins 'legally binding' Brexit assurances from EU ahead of crucial votes

Brexiteers in May`s party accuse her of surrendering to the EU and it was not clear if the assurances she agreed would be enough to win over the 116 additional lawmakers she needs turn around the crushing defeat her deal suffered on January 15.

Mar 12, 2019, 06:36 AM IST

British NSA Sedwill speaks to Ajit Doval, offers all assistance to deal with terrorism

The telephonic conversation between the two NSAs came amid heightened tension between India and Pakistan triggered by the Pulwama attack.

Mar 07, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

UK police blow up parcel device sent to Scottish university

Scottish police said they had carried out a controlled explosion on a package sent to the University of Glasgow

Mar 06, 2019, 22:21 PM IST

UK PM May calls knife-crime meeting amid row over police funding

The former head of Britain`s biggest police force accused the prime minister of being personally responsible for the crisis. 

Mar 06, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

Three small bombs sent to London airports, rail station: police

The three devices, sent to Heathrow and London City airports and Waterloo train station earlier in the day, "appear capable of igniting an initially small fire when opened."

Mar 05, 2019, 22:55 PM IST