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UK govt urged to fix detention time for ‘ghost people’

Britain is locking up stateless people for long periods even though there is nowhere they can be deported to, campaigners, lawyers and academics said on Thursday as they called for a strict time limit

11 Nov 2016 6:15 AM

FA defies Fifa rule, to continue with poppy motif

FA are morally right to insist on England team wearing commemorative poppies in World Cup qualifier with Scotland, said Martin Glenn

11 Nov 2016 12:05 AM

Poppies and pride in oldest rivalry

Sweden midfielder Oscar Hiljemark at a training session at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis on Thursday. Sweden face France in a Group A clash. (Photo: AFP )

11 Nov 2016 12:00 AM

UK Supreme Court to hear Brexit appeal in December

Britain’s Supreme Court said on Tuesday that it had set aside four days starting on December 5 to hear the government’s appeal against a landmark ruling that it must seek the Parliament’s approval to

10 Nov 2016 6:19 AM

Shock win sees global markets dip drastically

World stock markets sank Wednesday after maverick Republican Donald Trump surprisingly won the US election, triggering chronic uncertainty that sent investors fleeing for safe-haven assets, dealers sa

10 Nov 2016 4:10 AM

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A lump is not the only sign of breast cancer

Nearly one in six women diagnosed with breast cancer go to their doctor with a symptom other than a lump — the most commonly reported symptom, new research has found.

09 Nov 2016 12:44 AM

Mom’s Vitamin B12 deficiency may up child’s diabetes risk

Deficiency of Vitamin B12 in mothers during pregnancy may put their child at greater risk of metabolic problems such as type-2 diabetes, scientists including those of Indian origin have warned.

08 Nov 2016 1:19 AM

UK PM vows to deliver EU exit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would deliver a full exit from the European Union, hitting back at critics of her Brexit strategy who have threatened to try to block the process

07 Nov 2016 3:38 AM

Defence, trade to be focus of British PM Theresa May’s talks with PM Modi

Describing India as one of the UK’s “most important and closest” friends and a leading power in the world, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that she will hold talks with her Indian co

07 Nov 2016 1:17 AM

Premier League: Returning Harry Kane halts Arsenal’s summit bid

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane (left) vies for the ball with Granit Xhaka of Arsenal in their English Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium in London on Sunday. The match ended 1-1. (Photo: AP)

06 Nov 2016 11:25 PM

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UK: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi escapes Mosul

Islamic State’s reclusive chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has escaped from the terrorist group’s stronghold of Mosul as the Iraqi Army advanced for a final assault, British foreign secretary Boris Johnson

05 Nov 2016 6:37 AM

UK tightens visa norms, worries India Inc

In a crackdown to curb its soaring immigration figures, the UK government has announced changes to its visa policy for non-EU nationals, which will affect a large number of Indians, especially IT prof

05 Nov 2016 5:48 AM

Europa League: Turkish torture for Red Devils

Fenerbahce‘s Jeremain Lens scores past the Manchester United ‘wall’ in their Europa League Group A match in Istanbul on Thursday. The hosts won 2-1. (Photo: AP )

05 Nov 2016 2:45 AM

A pack a day causes 150 mutations in lung cells

People who smoke one packet of cigarettes a day may develop as many as 150 extra mutations in their lungs every year which can eventually lead to cancer, a new study has warned.

05 Nov 2016 1:00 AM

UK plans EU exit, Brexit enters Collins hall of fame

Brexit was on Thursday named word the year by Collins dictionary citing “unprecedented surge” in its use beating tough competition from Trumpism.

04 Nov 2016 10:35 AM

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MPs must approve Brexit: UK court

The high court in London ruled on Thursday that the British government alone cannot start the process of leaving the European Union, but requires the approval of Parliament, in a landmark judgment tha

04 Nov 2016 6:57 AM

DNA has the code of your reproductivity

The age at which you will have your first child and the number of kids you are likely to have may be encoded in your DNA, say scientists who found that genetic data can be used to accurately analyse o

03 Nov 2016 1:48 AM

Indian-origin woman found murdered in London

A 30-year-old Indian-origin woman who had been missing for nearly a fortnight was found murdered on wasteland near London’s Heathrow airport with Scotland Yard appealing the public on Tuesday for inf

01 Nov 2016 11:24 PM

MI5 boss raises alarm, warns of terror attack

One of Britain’s senior-most spy chiefs warned on Tuesday that a terrorist strike in the UK remains “likely” as he said that there were about 3,000 “violent Islamic extremists” in the UK, most of them

01 Nov 2016 11:23 PM

Prince Harry is ‘besotted’ by brunette US beauty

Britain’s Prince Harry is reportedly seeing American actress Meghan Markle, who is best known for her role on TV drama Suits.

01 Nov 2016 12:56 AM

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