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The lessons of the Holocaust have not been forgotten

The lessons of the Holocaust have not been forgotten.

07 Dec 2016 1:41 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

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

Scotland Yard moves out of London headquarters

Scotland Yard on Tuesday moved out of their headquarters of 49 years after the central London base was sold to a West Asian owner as part of UK police’s cost-cutting drive.

02 Nov 2016 1:17 AM

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


Spectre of Bond’s dubious character haunts MI6 boss

The world’s most famous fictional spy, James Bond, would never have been hired by Britain’s security services in the real world due to his “morally dubious character”, the boss of MI6 has said.

28 Oct 2016 1:13 AM

UK to pardon all convicted gays, many after death

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

21 Oct 2016 2:19 AM

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.

18 Oct 2016 1:40 AM

PIO ‘flash crash’ trader loses extradition case in London

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

16 Oct 2016 6:17 AM

New legal guidelines in UK target Internet trolls

Britain issued new guidance on Monday aimed at prosecuting people who use the Internet for harassment or offensive behaviour and hate crimes.

11 Oct 2016 7:12 AM


From topless Sun model to ISIS ‘friend’

A British glamour model who was on an ISIS-related terror watchlist after she used social media to communicate with Islamic State extremists has now been arrested.

10 Oct 2016 6:35 AM

EU migrants to be allowed to stay in UK after Brexit

All European Union (EU) nationals who are living in the UK will be allowed to stay in the country after Britain leaves the economic bloc, according to a media report on Saturday.

09 Oct 2016 6:42 AM

Britain to respond to petition against Pak on terrorism

A new petition filed on the official UK Parliament website calling on Britain to “strongly condemn” Pakistan for providing a safe haven for terrorists, Sunday crossed the threshold of 10,000 signature

03 Oct 2016 7:12 AM

Theresa May: UK to trigger Brexit by March 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that she would formally begin the process of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union by the end of March 2017, ending the speculation surrou

03 Oct 2016 6:27 AM

British scientists on brink of cure for HIV

British scientists are on the verge of confirming a treatment for HIV, an incurable virus that leads to deadly AIDS disease, if a new treatment trial proves successful, a media report claimed on Sunda

03 Oct 2016 2:05 AM


Prince Charles feared being 'Shot' at Diana funeral

Britain’s Prince Charles feared being shot dead during his former wife Diana’s funeral in 1997 because he had become “public enemy number one” after her death, a royal biographer has claimed.

28 Sep 2016 12:44 AM

UK cops probe Corrie star for trolling India

The British police on Monday said that it would investigate a Pakistani-born actor’s anti-India rant on social media as a possible hate crime even as the Coronation Street star apologised for the “una

27 Sep 2016 6:34 AM

Scotland Yard arrests man in Pippa Middleton hack case

A 35-year-old man has been arrested by the Scotland Yard in a case involving the alleged hacking of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton sister’s iCloud account that contained around 3,000 private phot

26 Sep 2016 5:44 AM

UK Typhoons take on Russian Blackjacks

Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) had to scramble its Typhoon fighter jets from an airbase in Scotland to intercept two Russian Blackjack bombers close to UK airspace, the ministry of defence (MoD) has

24 Sep 2016 6:28 AM

No quantum of solace for UK

Britain plans to hire hundreds of spies by 2020 amid increased threats to peace from radical terror groups and to exploit the potential of the digital age, MI6 chief has said.

23 Sep 2016 6:56 AM