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ISIS plot for Nice-type attack in Britain foiled

A plot by ISIS terror group to find UK-based recruits to carry out “lone wolf” attacks in Britain this week has been uncovered, a media report said on Thursday.

‘Repeated racist attacks may damage mental health’

People who repeatedly face racial discrimination may have increased mental health problems, a new study has found.

Harry Potter, James Bond studios to be sold for $426 million

Britain’s Pinewood Studios, where Harry Potter and James Bond movies were filmed, could be sold to a property company for £323 million ($426 million) under a draft deal revealed Thursday.

No Indian writer in Booker longlist

No Indian author figures among the 13 writers longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize announced on Wednesday with celebrated South African novelist J.M.

British woman quits job to play pokemon go fulltime

A 26-year-old woman in the UK has quit her teaching job to become Britain’s first full-time Pokemon Go player as she believes there is a lot of money to be made from the widely popular location-based

Prince Harry regrets not speaking about Princess Diana’s death

Prince Harry

Britain’s Prince Harry has expressed regret that he did not speak about his mother Princess Diana’s death until years later.

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon to prepare act of disunion

Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May, left, meets with First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon. -AP

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Monday she would start preparatory work on splitting Scotland from the rest of Britain in order to keep the option of independence available following the June

‘Turkey coup attempt detainees tortured’

Turkish football supporters take part in a rally against the military coup at Taksim Square in Istanbul. (Photo: AFP)

Human rights group Amnesty International said Sunday it had “credible evidence” of the abuse and torture of people detained in sweeping arrests since Turkey’s July 15 coup.

Boris Johnson claims India owes UK multi-million pounds

Boris Johnson

Britain’s new foreign secretary Boris Johnson told the Parliam-ent that India is on a long list of foreign missions who owe the country millions of pounds in unpaid bills.

Malaria drug may help in cancer fight, early research finds

Cancer cells with low oxygen levels are more difficult to treat with radiotherapy and are more likely to spread

Researchers hope that this low-cost drug will mean that resistant tumours can be re-sensitised to radiotherapy.

The United Nations’ adoption in 2014 of an International Yoga Day was remarkable for many reasons.

We will soon usher in the tiranga season and with it the time to flaunt patriotism will also begin.