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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.