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09 Jan 2018

Jeremy Hunt

UK: PM Theresa May to reshuffle scandal-hit cabinet soon

British PM Theresa May will soon implement a cabinet reshuffle in a bid to re-assert her authority, amid multiple high-level departures.

16 Dec 2017


Brexit: EU-states agree to move talks to second phase

After arriving at a breakthrough Brexit deal recently, EU leaders who met in Brussels have agreed to move the talks on to the second phase.

14 Dec 2017


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.

08 Dec 2017


Brexit: UK and EU reach "breakthrough" divorce deal

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has announced that "sufficient progress" has been made in Brexit talks, which would pave the way for negotiations on the future of the EU-UK relationship.

06 Dec 2017

Ariana Grande

Two arrested for plotting to kill British PM Theresa May

According to reports, British Police have foiled a terror plot to assassinate PM Theresa May. Two men were apparently planning to launch an IED at Downing Street, where May's residence is located, and kill the PM in the ensuing chaos.

05 Dec 2017


EU, UK fail to strike Brexit deal over Irish-border dispute

The UK and the European Union (EU) have failed to strike a Brexit deal after prolonged negotiations.

30 Nov 2017


Trump lands himself in a fiasco after re-tweeting anti-Muslim videos

US President Donald Trump is no stranger to Twitter controversies. However, he might have taken it too far this time around.

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

30 Oct 2017

Sexual Harassment

UK minister asked female aide to buy sex toys

British PM Theresa May has ordered a probe after allegations surfaced that one of her ministers requested a female assistant to buy sex toys and passed sexist comments about her.

23 Sep 2017


British PM May proposes two-year transition period post 2019 Brexit

PM Theresa May has proposed a transition period of "about" two years following Brexit in 2019, during which the UK would continue having unfettered access to the EU single market.

22 Sep 2017


May to give landmark speech to break Brexit negotiations deadlock

British PM Theresa May is expected to tell EU leaders that there's a shared responsibility to ensure Brexit takes place "smoothly."

16 Sep 2017


Police arrest 18-year-old man in connection to London Tube blast

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man for alleged terror offenses in connection with the attack on the London Tube train on Friday.

16 Sep 2017


#LondonTubeAttack: UK raises terror threat level to critical

UK PM Theresa May said the country's threat level has been raised to critical, as police hunt for the perpetrators of the London Tube bombing.

18 Aug 2017


Barcelona terrorist attack: Van rams into a crowd killing 13

In a shocking instance of terror, a van drove into the crowd at Barcelona's popular La Ramblas area, killing 13 and injuring many others.

08 Aug 2017


UK 'a bit absent' from Brexit negotiations: Sir Simon Fraser

Expressing his disapproval for UK's conduct at the Brexit negotiations, Sir Simon Fraser, an ex-top official at the foreign office stated that the UK hasn't been able to get a good start at the Brexit negotiations.

01 Aug 2017


Brexit: EU citizens may lose free movement rights by 2019

As Britain is gearing up to make an (un)graceful exit from the European Union (EU), British government has confirmed that EU citizens' right to free movement in UK, one of the sticking points in the ongoing Brexit negotiations will terminate in March 2019.

13 Jul 2017


India, UK to forge stronger trade ties post-Brexit: PM May

Speaking to the Parliament, British PM Theresa May identified India as one of the countries that is ready to 'forge ambitious trading relationship with the UK' after Brexit.

23 Jun 2017


Brexit negotiations: May reassures EU citizens with 'UK settled status'

Allaying EU citizens concerns on Brexit, British PM Theresa May assured that EU citizens who have been residing in the UK for five years will be given a 'UK settled status'. "No one will face a cliff edge", she promised.

19 Jun 2017


London: One killed, several injured as van runs into pedestrians

In the intervening night of June 18-19, a van ran into worshippers coming out of the Finsbury Park Mosque, running over several of them. At least one was killed and eight injured.

12 Jun 2017

UK Elections

Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

Battling against all odds to keep her minority government together, British PM Theresa May has announced her new cabinet with major positions assigned to close aides, including Damien Green who was appointed as 'deputy'.

10 Jun 2017

UK Elections

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

David Cameron

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

David Cameron

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


Tight than expected race as Britain goes to the polls

Polls have opened in Britain, nearly two months after PM Theresa May called a snap general election.

05 Jun 2017


IS claims responsibility for London attack

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the London terror attack that left at least seven people dead and about 50 injured.

04 Jun 2017


Police arrest 12 after the deadly London Bridge attack

The police arrested 12 people in relation to the London Bridge terror attack.

04 Jun 2017


London in the terror radar- 7 killed, dozens injured

At least seven people have been killed and 48 injured, in twin attacks in central London. The police shot down the attackers in 8 minutes avoiding more casualties

19 May 2017

Donald Trump

Trump calls US leaks about Manchester bombing "deeply troubling"

US President Donald Trump said there would be an investigation into the "deeply troubling" leaks to the US media about the Manchester bombing.

25 May 2017

Donald Trump

Reports- UK police not sharing Manchester bombing information with US

The BBC has reported that British police have stopped sharing information on the Manchester Arena bombing investigation with the US, following leaks to the media.

25 May 2017


Manchester terror attack- Bomber's father, brother detained in Libya

After a suicide bomber claimed lives of 22 people at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, the investigation into the attack is focusing on tracking down a network of accomplices that could attack again.

24 May 2017


Manchester attack- UK raises terror threat level to critical

British PM Theresa May said the UK terror threat level has been raised to "critical," the highest level, which means further attacks could be imminent.

23 May 2017


Manchester attack- ISIS claims responsibility

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester which left 22 people dead.

23 May 2017


Blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester kills 22

At least 22 people, including children, were killed and another 59 injured in a suspected terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.

21 May 2017

Angela Merkel

Melania Trump refuses to wear headscarf in Saudi

US First Lady Melania Trump refused to wear a headscarf during her visit to Saudi Arabia, sparking controversy. US President Trump had earlier lambasted former first lady Michelle Obama for making the same choice.

05 May 2017


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.

30 Apr 2017


EU leaders hammer out tough conditions for Brexit

In an unusual act of harmony, the 27 EU leaders who gathered in Brussels took just a few minutes, approved eight pages of negotiating terms and conditions for the Brexit.

29 Apr 2017


EU agrees on Brexit guidelines in Brussels summit

Donald Tusk, the European Council President said that the EU leaders had unanimously accepted to negotiate Brexit guidelines.

19 Apr 2017


UK: May says snap polls will strengthen Brexit hand

UK Prime Minister Theresa May stated that the snap General Election would help strengthen the need for Brexit. The elections were first scheduled to be held on 8 June.

19 Apr 2017


British Court frees Mallya on strict terms; cannot leave UK

Following his arrest on Tuesday morning, an English Court proceeded to grant bail to Indian liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya, albeit on strict conditions.

31 Mar 2017


EU president Tusk to issue Brexit negotiation guidelines

European Council President Donald Tusk is due to issue draft proposals outlining how the EU plans to negotiate the Brexit with the UK over the next two years.