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Coronavirus: Amid second-wave fears, Boris Johnson to encourage remote working

22 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Amid second-wave fears, Boris Johnson to encourage remote working

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will in an address to the nation on Tuesday speak about working from home, in what is seen as an effort to handle the second wave of coronavirus.

Piers Morgan slams haters of Diversity's Black Lives Matter performance

16 Sep 2020

Piers Morgan slams haters of Diversity's Black Lives Matter performance

When Ashley Banjo and his British dance troupe Diversity presented a performance based on the Black Lives Matter movement, they didn't think of the backlash they would receive.

Russian hackers tried stealing COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here

16 Jul 2020

Russian hackers tried stealing COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here

Security agencies in the UK, US, and Canada have warned that Russian hackers are targeting their COVID-19 vaccine research.

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.

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.

UK: Brits are destroying 5G towers due to coronavirus. What?

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.

UK's Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus, is self-isolating

25 Mar 2020

UK's Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus, is self-isolating

Prince Charles, the eldest son of United Kingdom's monarch Elizabeth II and the heir apparent to the British throne, has tested positive for the coronavirus, reports said on Wednesday.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife, Sophie, tests positive for coronavirus

13 Mar 2020

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife, Sophie, tests positive for coronavirus

Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, the wife of Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office revealed on Thursday.

On royal split, Prince Harry says he had no 'option'

20 Jan 2020

On royal split, Prince Harry says he had no 'option'

The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, is sad he had to let go of his duties as a senior in Britain's royal family, but apparently he had no other option.

Harry and Meghan quit as senior royals: What it means

09 Jan 2020

Harry and Meghan quit as senior royals: What it means

Britain's royal family, that remained glued for decades, is crumbling as Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle have decided to step back as senior royals. They will now work towards becoming financially independent.

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.

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.

Five reasons why fish make great pets

07 Oct 2019

Five reasons why fish make great pets

Fish are becoming increasingly popular as pets.

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.

FA thinks Brexit would help English footballers: Here's how

05 Sep 2019

FA thinks Brexit would help English footballers: Here's how

England football's governing body, Football Association (FA), feels that the Brexit could help the English footballers in the long run.

Five twin cities around the world, you should visit

08 Aug 2019

Five twin cities around the world, you should visit

You might have heard of the term 'twin cities' or 'sister cities' quite often, but what exactly are they?

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir may settle down in UK

28 Jul 2019

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir may settle down in UK

Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Amir, who recently announced his retirement from Test cricket, is contemplating to settle down in the United Kingdom.

Five hidden gems of London you must explore/visit

23 Jul 2019

Five hidden gems of London you must explore/visit

London, the classy capital city of England demands to be visited by all travel souls at least once in a lifetime.

India asks Iran to release 18 Indian sailors in custody

21 Jul 2019

India asks Iran to release 18 Indian sailors in custody

India is in talks with the Iranian government to secure the release of 18 Indian sailors aboard a British oil tanker captured by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.

Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

17 Jul 2019

Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

Famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing, who helped save millions of lives as a World War II codebreaker, is the new face of the Bank of England's £50 note.

Private photos from Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's wedding leaked

08 Jun 2019

Private photos from Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's wedding leaked

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19 last year was a grand affair that was viewed by millions of people across the globe.

Here's when Andy Murray is returning to competitive tennis

05 Jun 2019

Here's when Andy Murray is returning to competitive tennis

British tennis sensation Andy Murray has confirmed that he would be returning to professional and competitive tennis this month.

Priyanka Chopra denies meeting Meghan Markle and son Archie

02 Jun 2019

Priyanka Chopra denies meeting Meghan Markle and son Archie

In showbiz, rumors are easy to spread. One such rumor, connected to Priyanka Chopra Jonas, recently caught attention.

Want to work with Britain's Royal family? Here's your chance

22 May 2019

Want to work with Britain's Royal family? Here's your chance

One cannot deny that people are obsessed with Britain's Royal Family and are in awe of their enigma.

This 15-year-old Indian is Britain's youngest accountant

24 Apr 2019

This 15-year-old Indian is Britain's youngest accountant

In a remarkable news, London-based Indian-origin boy, Ranveer Singh Sandhu, has become Britain's youngest accountant.

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

11 Apr 2019

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.

Prince Harry and Meghan launch Instagram account, break followers' record

04 Apr 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan launch Instagram account, break followers' record

Britain's royal couple, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle launched their Instagram account, 'sussexroyal', on April 2, and in less than six hours they crossed the 10 lakh followers' mark.

Britain says to scrap tariffs of imports in no-deal Brexit

13 Mar 2019

Britain says to scrap tariffs of imports in no-deal Brexit

Britain will slash import tariffs in case of a no-deal Brexit and will not apply customs checks on the border with Ireland, the government said today.

Missing Italian, British climbers found dead on Pakistan's 'killer mountain'

10 Mar 2019

Missing Italian, British climbers found dead on Pakistan's 'killer mountain'

The bodies of a British and Italian mountaineer were found yesterday in northern Pakistan, nearly two weeks after the duo went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat in the Himalayas, the Italian ambassador to Pakistan said yesterday.

India-UK trade to be unaffected by Brexit: British trade commissioner

11 Feb 2019

India-UK trade to be unaffected by Brexit: British trade commissioner

Trade relations between India and the UK isn't likely to be affected after Brexit, British trade commissioner to South Asia Crispin Simon has said.

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

30 Jan 2019

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.

Two days after crash, Prince Philip spotted driving without seatbelt

20 Jan 2019

Two days after crash, Prince Philip spotted driving without seatbelt

Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was spotted driving without a seatbelt, just two days after the 97-year-old Duke miraculously escaped unhurt in a terrifying accident.

Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer battles past Dan Evans

16 Jan 2019

Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer battles past Dan Evans

Defending champion Roger Federer battled past Britain's Dan Evans in an entertaining Australian Open 2019 second round encounter.

UK lawmakers prepare to deliver verdict on EU divorce deal

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.

#BugAlert: Anyone can manipulate Google's search results, spread fake news

10 Jan 2019

#BugAlert: Anyone can manipulate Google's search results, spread fake news

A new bug has been flagged in Google, one that can be exploited by anyone to manipulate search results and spread fake news.

Meet this 8-year-old Indian-origin boy who is among Britain's smartest

01 Jan 2019

Meet this 8-year-old Indian-origin boy who is among Britain's smartest

In a remarkable news, an 8-year-old Indian-origin boy named Arav Ajaykumar is being considered among the cleverest people in Britain, having entered the Mensa with the IQ of 152, when he was all of four.

UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely

22 Dec 2018

UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely

On Friday, UN rights experts called on British authorities to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition.

Chelsea and four other EPL teams might face transfer bans

15 Nov 2018

Chelsea and four other EPL teams might face transfer bans

FIFA is currently investigating irregularities while signing of foreign players, who are below the age of 18, by EPL clubs.

EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

15 Oct 2018

EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab held talks yesterday in Brussels ahead of a crunch summit this week.

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.