England: News

15 May 2023

United Kingdom

5 interesting facts about the Kohinoor diamond

The Kohinoor diamond, famous for being one of the largest cut diamonds globally and for the ongoing debate over its ownership, is making headlines once again.

13 Apr 2023


England: Woman speaks even after having 90% of tongue removed

A 37-year-old woman from March town of Cambridgeshire, England, defied doctors by learning to talk again following a stage-four cancer surgery that removed 90% of her tongue.

11 Apr 2023


Can your dog become an alcoholic? Possibly.

The idea of dogs drinking alcohol may seem far-fetched, but it is a reality that can't be ignored.

21 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 unique man-made bridges around the world

Bridges around the world not only serve as a means for connecting people and places but also add to the aesthetic of the region.

16 Dec 2022


Meet Claudine Gay, Harvard University's first black president

Harvard University announced Claudine Gay, dean of the Arts and Science Faculty at the institute and a democracy scholar, as its new president on Thursday.

13 Dec 2022

United Kingdom

What is Strep A infection, the disease infecting UK children

At least 15 children have now died of Strep A infection across England and Ireland.

24 Nov 2022

Game of Thrones

Who was Wilko Johnson? 'GoT' star passes away at 75

Wilko Johnson who played Ser Ilyn Payne on Games of Thrones died at the age of 75. The guitarist of popular British blues-rock band Dr. Feelgood passed away on Monday at his residence in southeast England, informed Johnson's family.

31 Oct 2022


Man who won £108M lottery is now bored with luxury

Winning a lottery worth millions of dollars is a dream for many and of course, luck plays its part.

20 Oct 2022

Liz Truss

UK PM Liz Truss resigns after 45 days in office

In an embarrassing yet expected development, UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned from her post 45 days after coming to power. This is the shortest term for a British PM.

19 Oct 2022


UK couple names daughter Lockie after COVID-19 lockdown

While the COVID-19 pandemic brought us fear, stress, and anxiety, it also gave us an opportunity to spend some precious time with our loved ones at home.

18 Oct 2022

United Kingdom

Went too far, too fast: Truss backtracks on tax reforms

After a series of sudden tax reforms worsened the economic turmoil, United Kingdom Prime Minister Liz Truss on Monday apologized for going "too far, too fast" with the same.

28 Sep 2022


Woman hospitalized after pet dog accidentally poops on her face

In a strange and yucky turn of events, a woman had the worst experience in her life - getting pooped in the face by her daughter's chihuahua, Belle.

23 Sep 2022

Tom Hardy

Revealing the fitness secrets of 'Venom' star Tom Hardy

Popularly known for his roles in Venom and Warrior, Tom Hardy has wowed viewers with his alpha male roles and stunning stone-carved body.

21 Sep 2022


England: Mob gathers outside Hindu temple, communal tensions rise

A mob of 200 people, purportedly belonging to the Muslim community, assembled outside a Hindu temple in Smethwick, England on Tuesday, reports said.

19 Sep 2022


UK: Communal tensions rise in Leicester days after India-Pakistan match

The United Kingdom reportedly witnessed a "large scale" and "serious" disorder in Leicester between the Hindu and Muslim communities over the weekend.

10 Sep 2022

Queen Elizabeth II

How Queen Elizabeth's family rush to side of ailing monarch

The Buckingham Palace on Thursday issued an unprecedented medical bulletin saying Queen Elizabeth II was under medical supervision but "remained comfortable" at her Scottish retreat hours before her demise.

11 Aug 2022


Woman with fractured knee runs 106 marathons in 106 days!

With hard work and dedication, you can achieve any goal; this British woman has proved that right and how!

US woman lifts 735 kg; breaks powerlifting Guinness World Record

Tamara Walcott from Mayland, USA recently broke the Guinness World Records after lifting a total of 1,620.4 pounds or 735 kg at a weightlifting competition held in Virginia.

11 Aug 2022

Cricket News

The Hundred: Who is uncapped England batter Will Smeed?

Uncapped England batter Will Smeed slammed a record-breaking century for Birmingham Phoenix in the ongoing edition of The Hundred.

27 Jul 2022


National Creme Brulee Day: Check out the drool-worthy recipe here

Observed on July 27 every year, National Creme Brulee Day celebrates the mouth-watering custard and urges you to enjoy this amazing dessert.

26 Jul 2022

United Kingdom

Boris Johnson 'doesn't want to resign,' says former colleague: Report

Boris Johnson told former Conservative Party treasurer Peter Cruddas that he "does not want to resign" as the United Kingdom's prime minister and hoped he could "wipe away" his departure, reported The Telegraph.

11 Jul 2022

United Kingdom

UK woman takes over 100 driving tests for others; arrested

A 29-year-old UK-based woman was recently arrested for illegally taking more than 100 driving tests for other people.

30 Jun 2022


5 must-read books by George Elliot

Mary Ann Evans, under the pen name of George Elliot, became a leading writer in the Victorian era.

07 Jun 2022


Depp celebrates trial victory with Indian meal worth Rs. 48L!

Johnny Depp has been celebrating in style after winning the defamation trial against his ex-spouse and Hollywood actor Amber Heard.

04 Jun 2022


5 lesser known varieties of cheese you must try

If you're one of those who always ask for an extra serving of cheese, today is your day!

06 May 2022


UK's new visa needs no job offer: Everything to know

Following Brexit, the United Kingdom has been facing a shrinking talent pool and thus devised a new visa program to attract talented graduates from the world's top universities.

20 Feb 2022

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II tests positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for COVID-19, Buckingham Palace said on Sunday.

UK reports death from Lassa fever. What is it?

While the world continues to battle COVID-19, a person in Bedfordshire, England died from a confirmed case of Lassa fever last week.

13 Dec 2021


UK PM anticipates Omicron 'tidal wave'; pushes for vaccine booster

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday warned of an impending Omicron "tidal wave."

07 Oct 2021

Nobel Prize

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.

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.

20 Sep 2021

Shashi Tharoor

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.

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.

09 Aug 2021

Air India

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.

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.

23 Jul 2021

COVID-19 Variant

'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.

19 Jul 2021

Health & Wellness

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.

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.