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UK puts music festivals on terror alert

Music festivals, sporting venues and night-clubs in the UK are on terror alert, according to Scotland Yard’s senior-most Indian-origin officer, who has warned such venues could be the target of the ne

Science of Harry Potter’s University put to test


Potterheads, take note!

Hitler’s World War II code machine found on eBay


A handout photograph released by the National Museum of Computing on Sunday shows the teleprinter part of a Lorenz cipher machine that was purchased by the National Museum of Computing from eBay for £9.50. (Photo: AFP)

Secret German WWII code machine found on eBay for £9.50

The teleprinter for the Lorenz cipher machine (Photo: National Museum of computing, UK)

Volunteers from UK's National Museum of Computing used eBay to track down the historic teleprinter for the Lorenz cipher.

UK PM David Cameron to persuade Tata to stay

British Prime Minister David Cameron. (Photo: AFP)

Tata Steel may still hold on to its UK steelworks and their proposed sale may be put off after a personal intervention by British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is keen on averting the collapse of

WHO won’t move Olympics due to Zika

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat posed by large outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil.

Pak-origin man sentenced to 12 years for raping students in UK

Several female undergraduates heard someone systematically going through the house, trying their locked bedroom door handles.

He was fuelled by drink and drugs as he followed and then attacked his victims.

Britain plans pension for Tata steel UK


Seeking to overcome the biggest stumbling block in securing a deal for Tata Steel, the UK government on Thursday unveiled a unique pensions compromise sche-me to secure the sale of the Indian conglome

Gayle’s just a target to sell newspapers, says Darren Sammy

Darren Sammy

West Indies T20 skipper Darren Sammy has defended his compatriot Chris Gayle after his latest allegations of sexism and believes the belligerent batsman has become a target for headline writers.

The tragic murder of a student from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Masunda Kitada Oliver, on a street in Delhi by three Indian men is a reminder of a malaise in our national psyche — colour bias an

India needs to catch up in creating memorials and museums dedicated to events that have had a huge impact on us.