National Health Service
27 Jan 2021
United Kingdom crosses grim COVID-19 death toll of 100,000
The United Kingdom on Tuesday hit another grim COVID-19 milestone as the country's death toll crossed 100,000 since the peak of the pandemic last year, with another 1,631 daily deaths.
09 Dec 2020
Pfizer vaccine: UK issues allergy warning after two adverse reactions
British medicine regulator on Wednesday advised people with a history of significant allergic reactions against getting the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech.
02 Dec 2020
UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine; first doses expected next week
The United Kingdom on Wednesday gave emergency approval to Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the first Western country to allow mass immunization against the viral disease.
24 Nov 2020
Coronavirus: UK government extends work visas for Indian, foreign doctors
The coronavirus pandemic, which is ripping apart the globe, prompted the British government to extend work visas for foreign doctors and nurses, including those from India, for another year.
22 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: Amid second-wave fears, UK PM to encourage remote working
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will, in an address to the nation on Tuesday, tell his countrymen to work from home in the foreseeable future. Evidently, this is seen as an effort to handle the second wave of coronavirus.
11 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Arsenal to provide over 30,000 free meals
English club Arsenal is all set to provide more than 30,000 to vulnerable people in the local community in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
05 Apr 2020
UK: Brits are destroying 5G towers due to coronavirus. What?
At a time when coronavirus cases are skyrocketing and high-speed internet is more important than ever, people in the UK are setting their 5G towers on fire.
03 Apr 2020
Edgbaston Stadium to be used as NHS amid coronavirus pandemic
The Edgbaston Stadium will be used as a National Health Service (NHS) in a bid to help in the battle against COVID-19.
03 Jan 2020
Google's AI can detect breast cancer more accurately than experts
DeepMind, Google's AI research company, is using its technology for a bigger (and much needed) task - breast cancer detection.
12 Dec 2019
Indian-origin doctor sexually assaults 23 women by exploiting cancer concerns
A former doctor in the United Kingdom was found guilty of sexually assaulting 23 women patients.
08 Jan 2019
UK visa costs increase significantly for Indians, non-EU migrants
The overall cost for a UK visa for Indians as well as non-EU citizens will increase from Tuesday after plans to increase the immigration health surcharge (IHS) were approved.
13 Oct 2018
UK visa cost to increase significantly for Indians, non-EU immigrants
With plans in place to raise the immigration health surcharge (IHS) that is payable when students, professionals, and family members apply for a UK visa, the overall cost for a UK visa is set to go up for Indians as well as non-EU immigrants.
15 Jul 2018
Award-winning Indian-origin physiotherapist wants to start 'unique' rehab in India
An Indian-origin healthcare professional in the UK, who was recently awarded for her work to improve the quality of patient care in the state-funded National Health Service (NHS), said her dream is to start a rehabilitation and re-employment center in India.
07 Jul 2018
UK's new visa opens opportunities for Indian scientists, researchers
The UK has launched new visas that will be open to overseas scientists and researchers, to encourage the growth of UK's research sector.
09 Jul 2017
Britain's first male to give birth to a baby girl!
21-year-old Hayden Cross, a transgender in the middle of sex-transition, has become the first male in Britain to give birth to a baby girl.
20 May 2017
WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key
A team of researchers said they had found a last-chance way to protect systems from WannaCry, which first hit computers in 99 countries a week ago.
18 May 2017
WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools
Shadow Brokers, the group which released parts of US national security agency (NSA)'s cyber weapons stockpile, forming the basis of the WannaCry ransomware, promised to keep releasing hacking tools every month to those willing to pay for the same.
13 May 2017
Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India
A massive cyber-attack has struck organizations around the world which is believed to have used tools made by the US National Security Agency.
13 Apr 2017
Brexit effect : Indian doctors to be more in demand
With Brexit looming large in Britain's future, Indian doctors are likely to be more in demand in UK's health sector.
21 Mar 2017
Scottish Independence: Scotland could be independent, says Lord King
Lord Mervyn King, ex-Governor of the Bank of England, said Scotland "could be an independent country" but would "risk" taking a hit to its public finances if oil revenues fall.