Articles about England

British MP David Amess's killing was terrorism, police says

16 Oct 2021

British MP David Amess's killing was terrorism, police says

UK Member of Parliament Sir David Amess was stabbed to death in England on Friday, an attack that shocked the entire country and raised questions about the security arrangements for parliamentarians.

India drops mandatory 10-day quarantine for UK nationals

13 Oct 2021

India drops mandatory 10-day quarantine for UK nationals

India has withdrawn its tit-for-tat move requiring all British nationals to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival irrespective of their vaccination status.

No quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians in UK from Monday

08 Oct 2021

No quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians in UK from Monday

The United Kingdom has announced that Indians who are fully vaccinated with Covishield or any other UK-approved coronavirus vaccine will not have to quarantine upon arrival in Britain from Monday, October 11.

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Literature Prize

07 Oct 2021

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Literature Prize

The 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature went to Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah for his "uncompromising and compassionate" works depicting the impact of colonialism, the Swedish Academy announced on Thursday.

India's reciprocal move: Tests, 10-day quarantine mandatory for UK nationals

01 Oct 2021

India's reciprocal move: Tests, 10-day quarantine mandatory for UK nationals

In a reciprocal move to the United Kingdom's COVID-19-related travel regulations for Indian visitors, the Centre has now decided to impose similar restrictions for British travelers starting October 4, reported NDTV, citing government sources.

Date of birth on Co-WIN certificates for passengers traveling abroad

25 Sep 2021

Date of birth on Co-WIN certificates for passengers traveling abroad

People who are fully inoculated and want to travel abroad will have a Co-WIN certificate with their full date of birth, official sources said on Saturday amid ongoing discussions between India and the UK over COVID-19 vaccination certificates.

India criticizes new UK travel rules; Jaishankar raises issue

21 Sep 2021

India criticizes new UK travel rules; Jaishankar raises issue

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has pushed for a resolution of the COVID-19 quarantine issue faced by Indians in the United Kingdom.

Smacks of racism: Ramesh, Tharoor slam UK's COVID-19 travel rules

20 Sep 2021

Smacks of racism: Ramesh, Tharoor slam UK's COVID-19 travel rules

Former Union ministers Jairam Ramesh and Shashi Tharoor on Monday slammed the UK's COVID-19-related travel rules under which Indians vaccinated with Covishield would still be treated as unvaccinated.

England school children aged 12-15yrs to be offered COVID-19 vaccine

14 Sep 2021

England school children aged 12-15yrs to be offered COVID-19 vaccine

School children aged between 12 and 15 years will be offered a first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine starting next week, the UK government has announced after the country's Chief Medical Officers gave their go-ahead for the jabs for younger age groups.

Economy-class Delhi-London flight fares range from Rs. 1.03-1.47L: Aviation Ministry

09 Aug 2021

Economy-class Delhi-London flight fares range from Rs. 1.03-1.47L: Aviation Ministry

An economy-class ticket on the Delhi-London flight has been available for between Rs. 1.03 lakh and Rs. 1.47 lakh, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said on Sunday.

COVID-19 travel-curbs: India moved to UK's 'amber' list from 'red'

05 Aug 2021

COVID-19 travel-curbs: India moved to UK's 'amber' list from 'red'

The United Kingdom has moved India, Bahrain, Qatar, and the UAE from "red" to the "amber" list following a review of its traffic light system for international COVID-19 travel restrictions.

Hockey: India beat Great Britain 3-1, advance to semi-finals

01 Aug 2021

Hockey: India beat Great Britain 3-1, advance to semi-finals

The Indian men's hockey team claimed a comprehensive victory over Great Britain in the quarter-finals of Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

'Super-seeding' drove UK spread of Alpha variant, study shows

23 Jul 2021

'Super-seeding' drove UK spread of Alpha variant, study shows

The rapid spread of the Alpha variant of SARS-CoV-2 through Britain last autumn was driven by large numbers of infected people exporting the variant to multiple parts of the country, according to a large study.

Norovirus outbreak reported in the UK. What is it?

19 Jul 2021

Norovirus outbreak reported in the UK. What is it?

The United Kingdom, which is already seeing a surge in coronavirus cases amid relaxation of curbs, has now reported an outbreak of the norovirus.

'Will get worse,' say experts as UK COVID-19 cases surge

10 Jul 2021

'Will get worse,' say experts as UK COVID-19 cases surge

Coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom are spiralling as the highly-contagious Delta variant has become dominant there.

2021 Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic humbles Jack Draper despite dropping set

28 Jun 2021

2021 Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic humbles Jack Draper despite dropping set

World number one Novak Djokovic has opened his 2021 Wimbledon campaign with a resounding win.

Indian women return to Test cricket after nearly seven years

15 Jun 2021

Indian women return to Test cricket after nearly seven years

A favorable record in England and a positive mindset despite inadequate preparation time will spur the Indian women's cricket team when they take on England in their first Test engagement in nearly seven years in Bristol from Wednesday.

BAFTA TV Awards: Special prize removed after Noel Clarke allegations

03 Jun 2021

BAFTA TV Awards: Special prize removed after Noel Clarke allegations

BAFTA TV Awards has removed special awards for 2021 after Noel Clarke was accused of sexual harassment by 20+ women.

Two doses of AstraZeneca vaccine 85%-90% effective, real-world data shows

21 May 2021

Two doses of AstraZeneca vaccine 85%-90% effective, real-world data shows

Two doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are around 85 percent to 90 percent effective against the symptomatic disease, Public Health England (PHE) has said, citing a new analysis of real-world data from the roll-out of the shot in the UK.

English woman gives birth to 'twins' conceived 3 weeks apart

04 Apr 2021

English woman gives birth to 'twins' conceived 3 weeks apart

A 39-year-old woman from Wiltshire, England took all by surprise when she revealed on the show Good Morning America that she gave birth to twins that were conceived three weeks apart.

UK study shows COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in England

18 Feb 2021

UK study shows COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in England

The interim findings of a new UK Government-backed study released on Thursday show that COVID-19 infections in England have "fallen significantly" since January, reflecting the impact of the strict lockdown measures.

Queen Elizabeth lobbied to change law to hide 'embarrassing' wealth

08 Feb 2021

Queen Elizabeth lobbied to change law to hide 'embarrassing' wealth

The Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II, reportedly lobbied the government to change a draft law to hide her wealth.

India vs England: Decoding Ajinkya Rahane's performance against James Anderson

03 Feb 2021

India vs England: Decoding Ajinkya Rahane's performance against James Anderson

The first India-England Test match is set to commence in Chennai on February 5.

Records Ajinkya Rahane can script in the India-England Test series

02 Feb 2021

Records Ajinkya Rahane can script in the India-England Test series

Indian cricket team batsman Ajinkya Rahane will be aiming to make his presence felt in the upcoming four-Test series against England, starting February 5.

Records Cheteshwar Pujara can script in the India-England Test series

31 Jan 2021

Records Cheteshwar Pujara can script in the India-England Test series

Indian cricket team batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will be keen to get the job done in the upcoming four-Test series against England, starting February 5.

Bairstow to join after second Test against India, ECB clarifies

30 Jan 2021

Bairstow to join after second Test against India, ECB clarifies

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has clarified that wicket-keeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow will join the squad only after the second Test against India.

England win Galle Test, rout Sri Lanka 2-0: Records broken

25 Jan 2021

England win Galle Test, rout Sri Lanka 2-0: Records broken

England defeated hosts Sri Lanka by six wickets in the second and final Test at the Galle International Stadium.

Carolina Marin wins successive titles in Thailand: The key numbers

24 Jan 2021

Carolina Marin wins successive titles in Thailand: The key numbers

2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist Carolina Marin won her second successive title in Thailand to smash several records.

Joe Root smashes 19th career Test ton: Records broken

24 Jan 2021

Joe Root smashes 19th career Test ton: Records broken

England captain Joe Root scored a valiant century in the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka.

Angelo Mathews smashes 11th career Test ton: Records broken

22 Jan 2021

Angelo Mathews smashes 11th career Test ton: Records broken

Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Angelo Mathews brought up his 11th career Test century in the ongoing Day 1 of the second Test against England in Galle.

Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

21 Jan 2021

Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

The England cricket team will hope to win the Test series against Sri Lanka when the two sides face each other in the second encounter, starting Friday.

All-round England beat Sri Lanka in first Test: Records broken

18 Jan 2021

All-round England beat Sri Lanka in first Test: Records broken

England beat Sri Lanka in the first Test to take a crucial 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

England's Joe Root smashes fourth Test double century: Records broken

16 Jan 2021

England's Joe Root smashes fourth Test double century: Records broken

England skipper Joe Root, who brought up his 18th career Test century on Day 2 of the first match against Sri Lanka in Galle, has gone on to convert it to a double ton.

Joe Root smashes 18th career Test century: The key numbers

15 Jan 2021

Joe Root smashes 18th career Test century: The key numbers

England skipper Joe Root brought up his 18th career Test century on Day 2 of the first match against Sri Lanka in Galle.

Suriname's Indian-origin President to be Republic Day chief guest: Report

10 Jan 2021

Suriname's Indian-origin President to be Republic Day chief guest: Report

The President of the Republic of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, will reportedly be the chief guest at India's Republic Day event later this month.

UK PM cancels R-Day India visit citing new coronavirus strain

05 Jan 2021

UK PM cancels R-Day India visit citing new coronavirus strain

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has canceled his visit to India for the Republic Day event, a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday.

Full lockdown imposed in England as coronavirus cases surge

05 Jan 2021

Full lockdown imposed in England as coronavirus cases surge

England's 56 million people were ordered to stay at home by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, as the United Kingdom struggles to contain a new variant of coronavirus.

Quinton de Kock appointed South Africa's Test captain for 2020/21

11 Dec 2020

Quinton de Kock appointed South Africa's Test captain for 2020/21

Wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock has been appointed as the captain of South Africa's Test team for the impending season (2020/21).

Belgium crowned FIFA's Team of the Year for third consecutive-year

11 Dec 2020

Belgium crowned FIFA's Team of the Year for third consecutive-year

Belgium have been named as FIFA's Team of the Year for the third consecutive time.

Team India's home series fixtures against England announced

10 Dec 2020

Team India's home series fixtures against England announced

The BCCI and the ECB have announced the fixtures for Team India's home series against England in 2021.