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Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss knighted: Details here

10 Sep 2019

Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss knighted: Details here

Former English cricket greats Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been knighted for their services to the sport of cricket.

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.

Trump cables leak: Britain's Ambassador to US, Kim Darroch, resigns

10 Jul 2019

Trump cables leak: Britain's Ambassador to US, Kim Darroch, resigns

British Ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, announced on Wednesday that he was resigning from the post, following a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticizing President Donald Trump.

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

29 Jun 2019

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

At the G20 Summit which concluded in Japan's Osaka on Saturday, world leaders displayed warmth for one another.

Trump blames India for pollution, says US has 'cleanest climate'

06 Jun 2019

Trump blames India for pollution, says US has 'cleanest climate'

United States President Donald Trump doesn't need to prove he's dumber than we already know, but he continues setting new lows for humankind.

British PM Theresa May announces her resignation, gives emotional address

24 May 2019

British PM Theresa May announces her resignation, gives emotional address

In a quite expected turn of events, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said she would resign soon. May, who leads the Conservative Party in the British Parliament, has been facing backlash from her own party MPs over her Brexit plan.

Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

18 Apr 2019

Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin formally handed Benjamin Netanyahu his letter of appointment yesterday to start building a coalition government following last week's general election.

#ThisDayThatYear: Today marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

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.

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.

UK PM May offers to resign to save Brexit divorce-bill

28 Mar 2019

UK PM May offers to resign to save Brexit divorce-bill

Theresa May yesterday bowed to mounting pressure from within her own Conservative Party and offered to resign as UK Prime Minister if her MPs agreed to back her twice-defeated Brexit divorce bill to get it over the line in a third parliamentary vote.

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

16 Mar 2019

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government has decided on some new visa plans to attract more international students.

Not Imran Khan, this 16-year-old has been nominated for Nobel

16 Mar 2019

Not Imran Khan, this 16-year-old has been nominated for Nobel

She is just 16 years old and she has no qualms in calling out the world leaders for not doing enough for climate change.

UK Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal for second time

13 Mar 2019

UK Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal for second time

British Parliament yesterday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time, plunging the UK into a state of uncertainty just two weeks ahead of the country's divorce from the European Union.

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.

After Brexit rejection, British Prime Minister May wins confidence vote

17 Jan 2019

After Brexit rejection, British Prime Minister May wins confidence vote

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote yesterday and averted a general election, a day after her government suffered a historic parliamentary defeat over her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union.

Brexit: Theresa May's deal rejected by lawmakers in historic fashion

16 Jan 2019

Brexit: Theresa May's deal rejected by lawmakers in historic fashion

On Tuesday, lawmakers in the UK voted against the Brexit deal painstakingly negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union in astonishing fashion.

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.

UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know

10 Dec 2018

UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know

Westminster Magistrates' Court in London will deliver its judgment on extradition of embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Monday and a CBI team has left from India for the same.

British PM May comes under fire over EU exit deal

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).

Theresa May pens open letter to Britons lauding Brexit deal

25 Nov 2018

Theresa May pens open letter to Britons lauding Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has written a "letter to the nation" vowing to campaign with "heart and soul" for her Brexit deal once EU leaders sign off on it this weekend.

May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit boycott

24 Nov 2018

May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit boycott

British Prime Minister Theresa May was headed back to Brussels today to defend the planned Brexit divorce deal even as Spain threatened to boycott an EU summit meant to endorse it.

UK PM May faces no-confidence threat after top officials quit

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.

First-ever sculpture to honor WWI Indian soldiers in UK unveiled

04 Nov 2018

First-ever sculpture to honor WWI Indian soldiers in UK unveiled

A new sculpture in honor of Indian soldiers who fought during World War I was unveiled today in Smethwick, England.

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.

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.

UK unveils tougher new post-Brexit immigration plans. India to benefit?

02 Oct 2018

UK unveils tougher new post-Brexit immigration plans. India to benefit?

British Prime Minister Theresa May today unveiled a major post-Brexit overhaul of the UK's immigration system, which she said is aimed at a level playing field for nationals from all countries by ending "freedom of movement once and for all" for European Union (EU) citizens.

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".

London: Indian-origin anti-Brexit campaigner releases memoir of her struggle

02 Sep 2018

London: Indian-origin anti-Brexit campaigner releases memoir of her struggle

An Indian-origin campaigner who mounted a successful legal challenge to prevent British PM Theresa May triggering Brexit without Parliament's approval has released a new memoir to trace her journey of struggle.

Man, who planned PM Theresa May's murder, jailed for life

01 Sep 2018

Man, who planned PM Theresa May's murder, jailed for life

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, a 21-year-old ISIS terrorist, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 30 years, for plotting the murder of Theresa May, the UK Prime Minister.

Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

15 Jul 2018

Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested her to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit.

US President Trump says he'll run for re-election in 2020

15 Jul 2018

US President Trump says he'll run for re-election in 2020

In an interview with British journalist Piers Morgan on Friday, US President Donald Trump said that he "fully intends" to run for re-election in 2020 because "everybody wants" him to.

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.

Amesbury poisoning: British woman exposed to Novichok nerve agent dies

09 Jul 2018

Amesbury poisoning: British woman exposed to Novichok nerve agent dies

A 44-year-old woman, Dawn Sturgess, who was exposed to nerve-agent, Novichok, in southwest England has died, police said.

Britain's Brexit Minister steps down; major blow to PM May

09 Jul 2018

Britain's Brexit Minister steps down; major blow to PM May

Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis and one of his deputies have resigned in a major blow to British PM Theresa May as she tries to unite her party to retain strong economic ties with the European Union.

Giant 'Trump Baby' balloon to be flown during Trump-May meet

06 Jul 2018

Giant 'Trump Baby' balloon to be flown during Trump-May meet

In a comic turn to anti-Trump sentiments, a plan to fly a giant inflatable balloon depicting Donald Trump as a diaper-clad baby has been given the green light in London.

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.