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Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

28 Aug 2020

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

The Delhi Police raced against time on Wednesday to reach a woman, who e-mailed United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, about her suicidal intentions.

English sports to allow spectators to witness some events

18 Jul 2020

English sports to allow spectators to witness some events

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on Saturday, said the stadiums in England will soon allow spectators to witness some sports events.

UK also mulling to phase out Huawei's 5G network equipment

05 Jul 2020

UK also mulling to phase out Huawei's 5G network equipment

A few days ago, the US declared Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE "national security threats" and barred its telcos from buying network equipment from them.

UK set to resume recreational cricket

04 Jul 2020

UK set to resume recreational cricket

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on Friday, announced that recreational cricket would be allowed to resume in the nation from July 11-12.

ECB advocates resumption of recreational cricket

03 Jul 2020

ECB advocates resumption of recreational cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) vouched for return of recreational cricket as it remains banned by the UK government.

Britain to ease quarantine rules for travelers from 50+ countries

03 Jul 2020

Britain to ease quarantine rules for travelers from 50+ countries

The British government has decided to ease quarantine rules for travelers from over 50 countries, Transport Minister Grant Shapps said on Friday, indicating that the country is now moving quickly towards re-opening after battling the peak of coronavirus pandemic.

England: Reading stabbings that killed 3 declared terror attack

21 Jun 2020

England: Reading stabbings that killed 3 declared terror attack

Three people have died and three others have suffered serious injuries in a stabbing attack on Saturday night in England's Reading town, about 65 km west of London.

Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Dominic Cummings row

27 May 2020

Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Dominic Cummings row

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to be questioned by senior MPs at the Commons Liaison Committee for the first time since becoming PM.

ECB working closely with government to resume cricket

11 May 2020

ECB working closely with government to resume cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed that the members are working closely with the government to resume cricket in the UK.

Coronavirus: How European countries are easing the lockdown?

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: How European countries are easing the lockdown?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Europe has been among the hardest-hit regions in the world.

Coronavirus: Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee returns to work as doctor

08 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee returns to work as doctor

Setting an example for everyone, beauty queen Bhasha Mukherjee has returned to her previous job as a doctor to fight the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, one of the worst-hit nations around the world.

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

In an extremely concerning news, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shifted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital, London.

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital in London, in what was called a "precautionary measure" by a Downing Street spokesperson.

Coronavirus: In locked down UK, normalcy seems 6 months away

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: In locked down UK, normalcy seems 6 months away

Last Monday, United Kingdom Prime Minister had imposed strict restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak, putting the nation under lockdown.

Coronavirus: UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

27 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus disease COVID-19.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ECB gives this directive regarding resumption of cricket

21 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ECB gives this directive regarding resumption of cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced that no professional cricket will take place in England and Wales till May 28 in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Study predicts 22L deaths in US, 5L in UK

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Study predicts 22L deaths in US, 5L in UK

A week ago, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's message to countrymen regarding coronavirus was to wash hands and he suggested isolation for seven days to those who developed symptoms.

All you need to know about UK's new visa system

19 Feb 2020

All you need to know about UK's new visa system

The United Kingdom has launched a new points-based visa system, impacting migrant workers and students.

Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

20 Jan 2020

Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

10 Jan 2020

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.

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

14 Dec 2019

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.

London Bridge attacker was a convicted terrorist released from jail

30 Nov 2019

London Bridge attacker was a convicted terrorist released from jail

Two people were fatally stabbed in the London Bridge area in the United Kingdom capital.

39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

23 Oct 2019

39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

On Wednesday, British Police launched a murder probe after discovering 39 dead bodies inside a truck container near London.

Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada polls; loses majority

22 Oct 2019

Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada polls; loses majority

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in the national elections on Monday. However, Trudeau's Liberal Party lost the Parliament majority as the opposition Conservatives closed in.

Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson

17 Oct 2019

Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson

On Thursday, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that a Brexit deal has been negotiated between the UK and the European Union.

World's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, travelers stranded

23 Sep 2019

World's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, travelers stranded

In a concerning turn of events, Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel company, collapsed on Monday after talks to revive it failed.

After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

21 Sep 2019

After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

US President Donald Trump's schedule for the next couple of days is jam-packed as he will meet several leaders from across the globe.

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

09 Sep 2019

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

British Airways (BA) pilots went on a 48-hour strike on Monday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

27 Aug 2019

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

In a welcome development for India, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would help New Delhi in its bid to get a seat on table of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade

26 Aug 2019

Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Monday in France on the sidelines of the G7 Summit and are likely to discuss trade as well as the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

23 Aug 2019

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.

Johnson took pay-cut of Rs. 5cr after becoming UK PM

01 Aug 2019

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.

Boris Johnson beats Jeremy Hunt; to become next UK PM

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.

FIFA World Cup reportedly boosted Russian economy by $14 billion

17 Oct 2018

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.

British ministers' phone numbers released to public after app gaffe

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.

British PM Theresa May calls leadership speculation 'irritating'

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.

Theresa May admits getting 'irritated' by debate over her leadership

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.

UK: Boris Johnson slammed over sexual liaisons, latest Brexit jibe

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".

Brexit plan would "probably kill" free-trade deal with US: Trump

13 Jul 2018

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.

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

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.