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UK to pardon all convicted gays, many after death

Oscar Wilde

The UK said on Thursday it will posthumously pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men convicted under now-abolished sexual offences law.

Premier League: London duo have top spot in sights


Arsenal, level on points with current table toppers Manchester City, face struggling Middlesbrough at home on Saturday. (Photo: AFP)

In a first, UK extradites 2002 Gujarat riots accused

A 40-year-old man wanted in connection with the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat was on Tuesday extradited from the UK to stand trial in India, becoming the first person to be sent back from Britain

Scotland Yard to roll out body cams for officers

Scotland Yard said on Monday that it will issue large-scale body-worn cameras to its officers to help them in “challenging” situations and bringing offenders to justice more quickly.

Theresa May keen to hear 'differing views' on Brexit to get best deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May with her predecessor David Cameron and Robert Courts, the Conservative candidate. — AFP

Prime Minister Theresa May is keen to listen to “differing views” among her team of top ministers to make sure Britain is fully prepared for itsnegotiation to leave the European Union, her spokeswoman

Theresa May eyes India for post-Brexit ties

British Prime Minister Theresa May (Photo: AP)

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that she will visit India next month for her first bilateral visit outside Europe during which she will hold talks with her Indian counterpart Narendr

Nick Kyrgios to seek psychologist help after ban threat

Wayward tennis star Nick Kyrgios will seek psychological help to avoid an eight-week ban ordered by the ATP for a tantrum at the Shanghai Masters, Tennis Australia said on Monday.

Premier League: Chelsea put three past Leicester


Chelsea’s Eden Hazard scores his side’s second goal against Leicester City in their English Premier League match at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

PIO ‘flash crash’ trader loses extradition case in London

Navinder Singh Sarao

A UK court on Saturday ordered extradition to the US of an Indian-origin futures trader arrested for his alleged role in the 2010 Wall Street “flash crash” which wiped nearly $1 trillion off the value

Jessica Ennis-Hill, the golden girl from the steel city

Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill possessed, appropriately for someone born in the northern English city of Sheffield, a steely determination to be the best in her event heptathlon.

Myanmar’s most powerful leader Aung San Suu Kyi might have chosen China as her first port of call after her party assumed office in March, but her recent four-day visit to India has been historic in t

The titles of books often reflect the state of world. Thus The Scramble for China and India Conquered relate to the history of China and India.