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Airlines want 2 of crew in cockpit

Airlines and officials around the world on Thursday began requiring two crew members to always be present in the cockpit, after details emerged that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 had apparen

Cameron wins first TV debate in a close poll

54 per cent viewers give Tory PM victory

Downton Abbey to end after 6th season

The hugely successful British period drama Downton Abbey will wind up after the sixth season, its executive producer said on Thursday, but a possible movie version cannot be ruled out.

Zayn Malik drops out of One Direction

Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik has left popular boy band One Direction. The British group, which is now four, will continue their musical journey without him.

BBC drops Top Gear presenter


The BBC annou-nced on Wednesday that it was dropping one of its most popular presenters, Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson, after he verbally and physically attacked a producer.

Betting on new UK royal baby hots up

Prince William and Kate Middleton.	 (Photo: AFP)

Betting on the gender and name of Britain’s royal baby is hotting up as the due date for Kate Middleton’s second pregnancy nears.

David Cameron taunts rival in last PMQs

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British Prime Minister David Cameron walks to get in a car as he leaves 10 Downing Street in London to attend Prime Minister’s Questions in Parliament on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

Charles letters to ministers can be revealed, rules UK court

Prince Charles

Britain s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that 27 letters written by Prince Charles to ministers in 2004-2005 can be disclosed to the media, a step that could cast doubt over the political neutrality

David Cameron rules out third term

David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement that he would not seek a third term sparked heated debate on Tuesday over whether he was being laudably honest or had undermined his authority just

Posthumous Mandela memoir to be published

A posthumous memoir by Nelson Mandela, recounting his time as South Africa’s first democratically-elected President, is scheduled to be published around the world in 2016.

The controversy surrounding the banning of Leslee Udwin’s film India’s Daughter somehow glossed over the question as to how the permission to film the documentary was given, notwithstanding the well-e

In the early hours of January 11 this year, Priya Parameswaran Pillai, an Indian citizen, was all set to board an Air India flight to London from Delhi.