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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandal

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.

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

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.

Fear among Londoners as 454 acid attacks reported in 2016

03 Dec 2017

Fear among Londoners as 454 acid attacks reported in 2016

May to form government with DUP, retains top ministers

10 Jun 2017

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.

Trump calls US leaks about Manchester bombing "deeply troubling"

19 May 2017

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.

Reports- UK police not sharing Manchester bombing information with US

25 May 2017

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.

Manchester attack- ISIS claims responsibility

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.

Blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester kills 22

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.

British Court frees Mallya on strict terms; cannot leave UK

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.

Indian students to get work rights in UK?

01 Apr 2017

Indian students to get work rights in UK?

Sources stated that India students may once again get work rights in the UK after completing their education.

UK Parliament attack: Police deny IS links of suspect

28 Mar 2017

UK Parliament attack: Police deny IS links of suspect

Though Khalid Masood's attack on the UK parliament echoed Islamic State methodology, British police denied any association between him to either IS or al-Qaeda.

London Attack: UK seeks WhatsApp encryption key

27 Mar 2017

London Attack: UK seeks WhatsApp encryption key

The UK government said security agencies should have access to WhatsApp's encryption system as the London parliament attacker used WhatsApp.

Police: London Parliament attacker acted alone

26 Mar 2017

Police: London Parliament attacker acted alone

London Metropolitan Police said that based on investigations, it appeared that the perpetrator of the London Parliament attacks worked alone.

Fresh arrest over London Parliament attack

24 Mar 2017

Fresh arrest over London Parliament attack

Authorities in London said they made two "significant" arrests over the London Parliament attack, taking the total number of arrests to 9.

UK Parliament attacker named Khalid Masood by London Police

24 Mar 2017

UK Parliament attacker named Khalid Masood by London Police

On Thursday, London Police named British-born Khalid Masood as the perpetrator of the Parliament attack.

UK Parliament attack: ISIS claims responsibility

23 Mar 2017

UK Parliament attack: ISIS claims responsibility

British police have identified and arrested 7 individuals connected to the attack on the UK Parliament.

UK Parliament attack claims 5 lives, injures 40

23 Mar 2017

UK Parliament attack claims 5 lives, injures 40

On Wednesday, a car drove into pedestrians outside the British Parliament houses; a policeman was also stabbed by a possible IS-inspired terrorist.

UK Houses of Parliament: Gunshots fired, Parliament on lockdown

22 Mar 2017

UK Houses of Parliament: Gunshots fired, Parliament on lockdown

The Houses of Parliament and Palace of Westminster are on lockdown after shots were fired outside the Parliament.

UK to revise immigration policies for non-EU nationals

06 Oct 2016

UK to revise immigration policies for non-EU nationals

Today, the UK announced plans to stem immigration through the "work and study routes" from non-EU nations.