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.
01 Aug 2019
Johnson took pay-cut of Rs. 5cr after becoming UK PM
On July 23, Boris Johnson was appointed the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Interestingly though, for Johnson, the step up from Tory MP to PM was also a £678,853 step down.
15 Mar 2018
'Panama Papers' law firm Mossack Fonseca shuts down
Citing negative press and unwarranted action by authorities on Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers global tax evasion scandal announced, it would shut down its operations.
22 Nov 2017
UK approves liberal visa scheme for Chinese, excludes Indians
The UK is planning to make permanent a pilot scheme unveiled in January 2016 providing Chinese citizens with easier, longer and cheaper British visas.
11 Oct 2017
Former PM Cameron takes first regular job after leaving office
Former British PM David Cameron is now officially employed with electronic payments firm First Data Corporation, his first major stint in the private sector after leaving office.
13 Sep 2017
Robots will replace teachers to provide quality education
In the next ten years, humans and AI will be more in sync than they're today. We'd overcome the initial hiccups and imbibe AI into our day-to-day lives.
09 Jun 2017
Hung parliament in the UK, what can happen next?
The UK is set for a hung parliament after the incumbent Theresa May-led Conservative party failed to gain absolute majority.
09 Jun 2017
Theresa May loses overall majority in the British Parliament
As results came in on UK elections, the Conservative Party led by incumbent PM Theresa May failed to secure an overall majority, resulting in a hung Parliament.
08 Jun 2017
UK elections 2017: Who are the Indian candidates?
One of the oldest and largest immigrant communities in the United Kingdom, Indians have been quietly but steadily working their way up into the country's top political rung.
06 May 2017
Rupert Murdoch, the man Bill O'Reilly calls boss
Since we have been nitpicking too much on Bill O'Reilly owing to the recent scandals, this will be a good time to also remember what kind of a man he works for.
23 Apr 2017
Mossack Fonseca partners of Panamagate get bail in bribery case
Juergen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca, partners of the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers leak, have been granted bail at $500,000 each pending further action.
29 Mar 2017
UK to begin formal Brexit process
Prime Minister Theresa May has signed and sent off an official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to European Council president Donald Tusk, to trigger the formal Brexit process.
14 Mar 2017
Parliament clears way for Brexit bill
The parliament has paved the way for the UK to trigger Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty and begin the Brexit process after passing Brexit bill.
05 Mar 2017
Britain could exit EU without paying: Experts
The Lords EU Financial Affairs Committee stated that Britain could exit the EU without paying any money if the two-year Article 50 talks ended with no deal.
14 Feb 2017
Rolls-Royce suffered record loss in 2016
Owing to settlement of bribery and the weaker pound, engineering-giant Rolls Royce has reported a record loss of £4.6 billion.
13 Feb 2017
Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca partners arrested
Authorities in Panama have arrested two partners of law firm Mossack Fonseca over corruption allegations in Brazil.
09 Feb 2017
UK House of Commons passes Brexit bill
The House of Commons in the UK passed the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill by 494 votes to 122, allowing Theresa May to trigger article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start the Brexit process.
24 Jan 2017
German paper highlights Sharif-Panama link
German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung published documents revealing Nawaz Sharif and his family's connections to the Panama papers scandal.
14 Jan 2017
Case to reverse Brexit to start in January in Dublin
The lawyer behind the crowdfunded legal challenge to reverse Britain's divorce from the European Union said the case will be launched in Dublin by the end of January.
02 Nov 2016
Rolls-Royce's "secret payments" to bag India's Hawk deal
British company Rolls-Royce has reportedly made "secret payments" worth £10 million to an Indian defence agent to win a huge contract for engines on Hawk aircraft used by the Indian Air Force.
21 Oct 2016
UK PM Theresa May to discuss post-Brexit ties with EU
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May would reportedly convey to the EU that it is time to discuss the bloc's future ties with Britain post-Brexit.
25 Aug 2016
Gina Miller and a case that could change Brexit future
Gina Miller, a London-based investment manager has taken up a historic case in the UK supreme court.
10 Apr 2016
Panama Papers: People demand Cameron's resignation
Thousands of protesters marched across London, demanding Prime Minister David Cameron's resignation over the Panama Papers scandal.
6 Apr 2016
Heads start rolling over Panama leaks
Iceland's PM Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson was forced to resign after the Panama leaks showed that he owned an undeclared offshore company with his wife.
4 Apr 2016
Panama Papers leak: Secrets of 'rich and powerful' revealed
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ), a non-profit organization revealed a cache of 11.5 million records.