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.
13 Apr 2019
Man masturbates in front of British lawmaker, police launch probe
In a shocking incident, British parliamentarian Naz Shah was assaulted in broad daylight on a London bus last week.
13 Apr 2019
#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.
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.
19 Dec 2018
UK-court jails neo-Nazi couple, who named their child after Hitler
A British court sentenced a neo-Nazi couple to prison on Tuesday. The couple had named their newborn baby after German dictator Adolf Hitler and the court described the intentions of the group, they were part of, as dangerous.
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).
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.
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.
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 Dec 2017
Oxford Dictionaries declares 'Youthquake' 2017's word of the year
"Youthquake" has been deemed word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, reflecting the "political awakening" among millennial voters globally.
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.
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
17 Oct 2017
Panama Papers journalist Daphne Caruana killed in car bomb explosion
Prominent investigative journalist-blogger of Europe's Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who accused the nation's government of corruption and fearlessly led Panama Papers investigation, has been killed in a car bomb attack near her Bidnija residence.
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.
09 Jun 2017
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
UK elections 2017: Who are the Indian candidates?
One of the oldest and largest immigrant communities in the United Kingdom, Indians have been quietly but steadily working their way up into the country's top political rung.
03 Jun 2017
Indian-origin Leo Varadkar to become Ireland's first gay PM
38-year-old Indian-origin politician Leo Varadkar, Ireland's first openly gay politician, is set to become country's new prime minister after he won the leadership of the ruling Fine Gael party.
12 May 2017
Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall
A fire which broke out at an ATM-kiosk inside Mysuru Palace caused damage to parts of the palace's gate, the compound wall near the ticket counter and the counter.
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.
03 Mar 2017
Australia to curb fast-food visas
The Australian government is considering limiting the number of visas it issues to workers to be employed in fast food chains like McDonald's, KFC and Hungry Jack's.
25 Feb 2017
Dutch Freedom Party candidate suspends campaigning
Geert Wilders, the Dutch anti-Islam politician has suspended all further public campaigning ahead of the general elections next month due to security concerns.
26 Sep 2016
Jeremy Corbyn re-elected as Labour party leader
After witnessing motions and voters looking to oust him from the Labour party, British politician Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as the Labour party leader.
07 Sep 2016
Labour Party distances Vaz after scandal
Keith Vaz, who stepped down as the Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee has now begun facing flak from within his Labour Party as well.
05 Sep 2016
Labour MP Keith under scrutiny for paying male escorts
Sunday Mirror has claimed that Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving Indian-origin MP, had paid for the services of male escorts at his London flat last month.