Labour Party: News

12 Jun 2023

Dua Lipa

Spotify record: 'Dua Lipa' crosses 11B streams

Dua Lipa is one of the most known faces globally and the pop star is known for her sassy style and catchy music. The English-Albanian singer has been smashing records ever since and now her debut album titled Dua Lipa has become the first album by a female artist to surpass 11 billion streams on Spotify.

21 Jan 2023

United Kingdom

UK: PM Rishi Sunak fined for not wearing seatbelt; apologizes

The United Kingdom police on Friday fined Prime Minister Rishi Sunak for riding in a car without a seatbelt, BBC reported.

21 Jan 2023

Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand: Chris Hipkins likely to be next Prime Minister 

Chris Hipkins will likely replace Jacinda Ardern as the 41st prime minister of New Zealand after being nominated by fellow MPs, Reuters reported.

19 Jan 2023

New Zealand

New Zealand: Meet the leaders likely to replace Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand's Labour Party is prompted to look for a new leader to assume the prime ministership after outgoing PM Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday that she would step down from the post by February 7 and not seek re-election.

19 Jan 2023

New Zealand

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to step down next month

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (42) announced on Thursday that she will step down from the position by early February and not seek re-election.

17 Oct 2020

New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party wins New Zealand election by landslide

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is all set to return for a second term as her Labour Party secured a landslide victory in the country's general elections on Saturday.

17 Aug 2020

New Zealand

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern delays elections as coronavirus returns

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who earned plaudits for controlling coronavirus outbreak in her country, has delayed parliamentary elections after fresh cases were reported.

21 Mar 2020


#BattleAgainstCoronavirus: Exhausted Dutch health minister resigns, opposition leader gets responsibility

The death toll due to novel coronavirus isn't declining, the number of infected persons is rising, and countries are scrambling to curtail the menace.

14 Dec 2019

Narayana Murthy

UK: Narayana Murthy's son-in-law among 15 Indian-origin MPs elected

As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to power with a big majority in the United Kingdom elections on Friday, the polls also marked a victory for diversity.

13 Apr 2019


Man masturbates in front of British lawmaker, police launch probe

In a shocking incident, British parliamentarian Naz Shah was assaulted in broad daylight on a London bus last week.

13 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

#ThisDayThatYear: Today marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Saturday, April 13, marked the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, one of the darkest days of British rule in India in which innocents were killed by a ruthless general.

15 Jan 2019

Theresa May

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.

19 Dec 2018


UK-court jails neo-Nazi couple, who named their child after Hitler

A British court sentenced a neo-Nazi couple to prison on Tuesday. The couple had named their newborn baby after German dictator Adolf Hitler and the court described the intentions of the group, they were part of, as dangerous.

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).

16 Nov 2018

Theresa May

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.

30 Sep 2018


British ministers' phone numbers released to public after app gaffe

Phone numbers and other personal details of senior ministers from Britain's Conservative Party were made public by an app security flaw yesterday, including those of top Brexiteers Michael Gove and Boris Johnson.

17 Sep 2018

Theresa May

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.

21 Jun 2018

New Zealand

It's a girl! New Zealand PM blessed with first child

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl in an Auckland hospital today, becoming the second world leader to do so while in office.

14 Feb 2018


Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges

Israeli police has claimed that there is enough evidence to indict scandal-ridden PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Reportedly, he faces allegations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases.

16 Dec 2017

Oxford Dictionary

Oxford Dictionaries declares 'Youthquake' 2017's word of the year

"Youthquake" has been deemed word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, reflecting the "political awakening" among millennial voters globally.

14 Dec 2017

Theresa May

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.

03 Nov 2017


What is the British Parliament sex scandal all about?

Ever since numerous sexual harassment allegations popped up against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a number of men/woman have been speaking out about their experiences on harassment at the hand of powerful individuals

17 Oct 2017

Panama Papers

Panama Papers journalist Daphne Caruana killed in car bomb explosion

Prominent investigative journalist-blogger of Europe's Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who accused the nation's government of corruption and fearlessly led Panama Papers investigation, has been killed in a car bomb attack near her Bidnija residence.

10 Jun 2017

Theresa May

May to form government with DUP, retains top ministers

Following British PM Theresa May's decision to form the government with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), official sources from her office has indicated that she would retain top ministers including Amber Rudd, Interior minister and Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary.

09 Jun 2017

Theresa May

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

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.

12 May 2017


Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall

A fire which broke out at an ATM-kiosk inside Mysuru Palace caused damage to parts of the palace's gate, the compound wall near the ticket counter and the counter.

05 May 2017

Theresa May

EU-UK spat: EU Parliament chief hits back at May's broadside

Antonio Tajani, Head of the European Parliament rejected British PM Theresa May's claim that the EU was interfering with the June elections in UK.

03 Mar 2017


Australia to curb fast-food visas

The Australian government is considering limiting the number of visas it issues to workers to be employed in fast food chains like McDonald's, KFC and Hungry Jack's.

25 Feb 2017


Dutch Freedom Party candidate suspends campaigning

Geert Wilders, the Dutch anti-Islam politician has suspended all further public campaigning ahead of the general elections next month due to security concerns.

Jeremy Corbyn re-elected as Labour party leader

After witnessing motions and voters looking to oust him from the Labour party, British politician Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as the Labour party leader.