Theresa May: News

19 May 2024

British Government

Final report on UK's infected blood scandal will release tomorrow

The final report of the UK's infected blood scandal inquiry is scheduled for publication on Monday, marking nearly six years since the investigation commenced.

07 Jul 2022

United Kingdom

Boris Johnson steps down as UK PM: Details here

United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson on Thursday resigned from the post, saying that "he's sad to give up the best job in the world."

10 Sep 2019

England Cricket Team

Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss knighted: Details here

Former English cricket greats Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been knighted for their services to the sport of cricket.

01 Aug 2019

India Today

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.

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.

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.

18 Apr 2019

Donald Trump

Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin formally handed Benjamin Netanyahu his letter of appointment yesterday to start building a coalition government following last week's general election.

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.

11 Apr 2019

Emmanuel Macron

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.

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government has decided on some new visa plans to attract more international students.

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.

30 Jan 2019

Emmanuel Macron

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.

10 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

04 Nov 2018


First-ever sculpture to honor WWI Indian soldiers in UK unveiled

A new sculpture in honor of Indian soldiers who fought during World War I was unveiled today in Smethwick, England.

17 Oct 2018

Russia News

FIFA World Cup reportedly boosted Russian economy by $14 billion

Organizers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia have claimed that the tournament has helped boost the country's economy by $14 billion.

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.

01 Sep 2018


Man, who planned PM Theresa May's murder, jailed for life

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, a 21-year-old ISIS terrorist, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 30 years, for plotting the murder of Theresa May, the UK Prime Minister.

15 Jul 2018

Donald Trump

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

Donald Trump

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


Amesbury poisoning: British woman exposed to Novichok nerve agent dies

A 44-year-old woman, Dawn Sturgess, who was exposed to nerve-agent, Novichok, in southwest England has died, police said.

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.

06 Jul 2018


Giant 'Trump Baby' balloon to be flown during Trump-May meet

In a comic turn to anti-Trump sentiments, a plan to fly a giant inflatable balloon depicting Donald Trump as a diaper-clad baby has been given the green light in London.

04 Jul 2018


British-Indian MPs lobby May over torture of British-Sikh in Punjab

Indian-origin MPs are among 70 lawmakers in Britain lobbying Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene at the "highest levels" with the Indian Government over allegations of torture against a British-Sikh murder suspect lodged in a Punjab jail.

28 Jun 2018

Donald Trump

Most likely to meet Putin in Europe next month: Trump

US President Donald Trump today said he is "most likely" to hold a summit meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Europe next month.

13 Jun 2018


Are you a tech-entrepreneur? UK to launch a 'Start-up Visa'

In a bid to tout United Kingdom as one of the best places to run a tech company, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Tuesday, announced a new visa to attract talented entrepreneurs to the UK.

31 May 2018


Upset with UK's visa-policies, Modi refuses to sign illegal-immigration MoU

An MoU to facilitate return of illegal Indian immigrants from Britain was left unsigned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi since the European country didn't ease visa policies.

Brexit: EU (Withdrawal) Bill suffers 15th defeat in House-of-Lords

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government has suffered the 15th defeat in the House of Lords (also known as House of Peers) on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill after peers voted by a majority of 50 to form a body to enforce EU "environment standards" after Brexit.

30 Apr 2018


UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandal

Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned as pressure mounted on her to quit cabinet post over the way the authorities treated some long-term Caribbean immigrants who have wrongly been labeled illegal immigrants.

27 Apr 2018


Jail or freedom? Vijay Mallya's extradition fate nearing decision

Flamboyant businessman Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing in London court is nearing its end, Hindustan Times reported.

20 Apr 2018


UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

The UK has apologized after protesters tore off the Indian flag from an official Commonwealth flagpole, ripped it up and stamped on it during PM Narendra Modi's visit.

19 Apr 2018


Sari-clad women with dhols welcome Prime Minister Modi in UK

Hundreds of demonstrators chanting slogans in favor of India's development and against "atrocities" taking place in the country have greeted PM Narendra Modi as he landed in the UK for a four-day visit.

14 Apr 2018

Emmanuel Macron

Syria airstrikes by UK, France, US 'successful': British PM May

Air strikes by Britain, France, and the United States in Syria sent a "clear message" against the use of chemical weapons, British PM Theresa May said today, declaring the action "successful".

20 Mar 2018

Russia News

England might not play in 2018 World Cup. Here's why.

England's diplomatic crisis with Russia is turning uglier by the day and now it has cast doubts about the participation of the Three Lions in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

14 Mar 2018

Russia News

Spy poisoning: UK lashes back, expels 23 Russian diplomats

After Moscow snubbed British PM Theresa May's call to explain its role in the mysterious poisoning of a former spy in Salisbury, the UK has decided to expel 23 Russian diplomats.

13 Mar 2018

Russia News

British PM: Highly likely Moscow behind Russian spy Skripal poisoning

About a week has passed since double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were mysteriously found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, poisoned with a nerve agent known as "Novichok."

12 Mar 2018


UK national-security chiefs meeting: Pressure mounts over Russian spy probe

British Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of her national security team on Monday after weekend confirmation that traces of a nerve agent used in the attempted murder of a Russian former double agent were found in a pub and a restaurant he visited.

06 Mar 2018


Internet giants Facebook, Google profiting from 'pop-up' brothels: Report

Internet giants Google and Facebook have been accused by the Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) for profiting from 'pop-up' brothels running on their platforms.