24 Dec 2020
UK-EU agree on Brexit deal week before transition period ends
With just a week to go before the Brexit transition period ends, the United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed on a historic trade deal.
16 Dec 2020
'Narrow path' for agreement on Brexit deal exists: EU chief
After weeks of intensive talks on a post-Brexit deal, a "narrow path" for an agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union is now in view, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.
10 Dec 2020
Brexit deal: Sunday deadline set as 'very large gaps' remain
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have set a Sunday deadline for the Brexit trade deal.
02 Dec 2020
India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as R-Day chief: Report
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been invited to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations in January next year, a report said on Wednesday.
19 Feb 2020
All you need to know about UK's new visa system
The United Kingdom has launched a new points-based visa system, impacting migrant workers and students.
17 Oct 2019
Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson
On Thursday, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that a Brexit deal has been negotiated between the UK and the European Union.
05 Sep 2019
FA thinks Brexit would help English footballers: Here's how
England football's governing body, Football Association (FA), feels that the Brexit could help the English footballers in the long run.
23 Aug 2019
UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.
23 Jul 2019
Boris Johnson beats Jeremy Hunt; to become next UK PM
In a resounding victory, Britain's governing Conservative Party announced Boris Johnson as the new elected leader of the party on Tuesday.
10 Jul 2019
Trump cables leak: Britain's Ambassador to US, Kim Darroch, resigns
British Ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, announced on Wednesday that he was resigning from the post, following a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticizing President Donald Trump.
24 May 2019
British PM Theresa May announces her resignation, gives emotional address
In a quite expected turn of events, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said she would resign soon. May, who leads the Conservative Party in the British Parliament, has been facing backlash from her own party MPs over her Brexit plan.
11 Apr 2019
Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31
European Union leaders and Britain today agreed to a Brexit extension that will allow the UK to delay its EU departure date until Halloween.
28 Mar 2019
UK PM May offers to resign to save Brexit divorce-bill
Theresa May yesterday bowed to mounting pressure from within her own Conservative Party and offered to resign as UK Prime Minister if her MPs agreed to back her twice-defeated Brexit divorce bill to get it over the line in a third parliamentary vote.
13 Mar 2019
Britain says to scrap tariffs of imports in no-deal Brexit
Britain will slash import tariffs in case of a no-deal Brexit and will not apply customs checks on the border with Ireland, the government said today.
13 Mar 2019
UK Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal for second time
British Parliament yesterday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time, plunging the UK into a state of uncertainty just two weeks ahead of the country's divorce from the European Union.
11 Feb 2019
India-UK trade to be unaffected by Brexit: British trade commissioner
Trade relations between India and the UK isn't likely to be affected after Brexit, British trade commissioner to South Asia Crispin Simon has said.
30 Jan 2019
EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks
European leaders moved quickly yesterday to reject an attempt by Britain's PM Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes.
17 Jan 2019
After Brexit rejection, British Prime Minister May wins confidence vote
Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote yesterday and averted a general election, a day after her government suffered a historic parliamentary defeat over her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union.
16 Jan 2019
Brexit: Theresa May's deal rejected by lawmakers in historic fashion
On Tuesday, lawmakers in the UK voted against the Brexit deal painstakingly negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union in astonishing fashion.
15 Jan 2019
UK lawmakers prepare to deliver verdict on EU divorce deal
British lawmakers are preparing to deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union today after more than two years of political upheaval.
20 Dec 2018
US Federal Reserve raises lending rate; signals slower pace ahead
The US central bank raised the benchmark borrowing rate yesterday, but gave the clearest sign to date that it will go slow on additional increases as it watches the economy.
10 Dec 2018
UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know
Westminster Magistrates' Court in London will deliver its judgment on extradition of embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Monday and a CBI team has left from India for the same.
27 Nov 2018
British PM May comes under fire over EU exit deal
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced parliamentary fury yesterday as she set off on the tricky task of convincing mutinous lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the European Union (EU).
25 Nov 2018
Theresa May pens open letter to Britons lauding Brexit deal
British Prime Minister Theresa May has written a "letter to the nation" vowing to campaign with "heart and soul" for her Brexit deal once EU leaders sign off on it this weekend.
24 Nov 2018
May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit boycott
British Prime Minister Theresa May was headed back to Brussels today to defend the planned Brexit divorce deal even as Spain threatened to boycott an EU summit meant to endorse it.
16 Nov 2018
UK PM May faces no-confidence threat after top officials quit
Embattled British Prime Minister, Theresa May, yesterday faced a possible "coup" after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, Indian-origin minister Shailesh Vara and two other ministers resigned from her divided Cabinet over UK's "half-baked" divorce deal with the EU.
15 Oct 2018
EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit
EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab held talks yesterday in Brussels ahead of a crunch summit this week.
02 Oct 2018
UK unveils tougher new post-Brexit immigration plans. India to benefit?
British Prime Minister Theresa May today unveiled a major post-Brexit overhaul of the UK's immigration system, which she said is aimed at a level playing field for nationals from all countries by ending "freedom of movement once and for all" for European Union (EU) citizens.
17 Sep 2018
British PM Theresa May calls leadership speculation 'irritating'
British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday she was "irritated" by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, seen as her most likely challenger.
16 Sep 2018
Theresa May admits getting 'irritated' by debate over her leadership
British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations.
10 Sep 2018
UK: Boris Johnson slammed over sexual liaisons, latest Brexit jibe
Britain's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday came under fire from different sides of his Conservative Party in the wake of a controversial dossier on his personal life and his attack on British PM Theresa May by comparing her Brexit plans with a "suicide vest".
02 Sep 2018
London: Indian-origin anti-Brexit campaigner releases memoir of her struggle
An Indian-origin campaigner who mounted a successful legal challenge to prevent British PM Theresa May triggering Brexit without Parliament's approval has released a new memoir to trace her journey of struggle.
21 Jul 2018
Queen Elizabeth II's private income increases by Rs. 10 crore
Queen Elizabeth II receives money from the Duchy of Lancaster every year, and new data shows her private income increased by £1mn (approximately Rs. 10 crore).
15 Jul 2018
Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested her to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit.
13 Jul 2018
Brexit plan would "probably kill" free-trade deal with US: Trump
United States President Donald Trump, in an interview for The Sun's Friday edition, said British PM Theresa May's plan for Brexit would "probably kill" the prospects for a free-trade deal with the US.
09 Jul 2018
Britain's Brexit Minister steps down; major blow to PM May
Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis and one of his deputies have resigned in a major blow to British PM Theresa May as she tries to unite her party to retain strong economic ties with the European Union.
11 Apr 2018
Budding entrepreneurs, these 5 countries are best for the start-ups
Building a company is always difficult, but in some countries, it is less challenging. Programmes in these countries give entrepreneurs the push they need to kick-start their dream projects.
16 Dec 2017
Brexit: EU-states agree to move talks to second phase
After arriving at a breakthrough Brexit deal recently, EU leaders who met in Brussels have agreed to move the talks on to the second phase.
14 Dec 2017
Brexit: May government loses key vote after Tory rebellion
The Brexit took an unexpected turn after Britain's Theresa May government faced a surprise defeat in a Parliamentary vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill.
08 Dec 2017
Brexit: UK and EU reach "breakthrough" divorce deal
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has announced that "sufficient progress" has been made in Brexit talks, which would pave the way for negotiations on the future of the EU-UK relationship.