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Blow for Johnson as UK upper house clears law to block no-deal Brexit

Johnson received a boost when the High Court in London rejected a legal challenge against his decision to suspend parliament from next week.

07 Sep 2019 11:02 AM

Boris Johnson described former PM Cameron as 'girly swot' in memo: report

A leaked copy of the note revealed the redacted words were 'a girly swot Cameron', said Sky News which published it.

07 Sep 2019 10:12 AM

WhatsApp group admin takes role seriously; rates posts, deletes members not upto mark

Twitter user Sir Michael found himself getting annoyed by silly and irrelevant messages on group chat. So he decided to remove them.

06 Sep 2019 1:54 PM

'Would rather be dead in ditch than delay Brexit,' says Boris Johnson

MPs in the House of Commons this week passed a bill that could stop Johnson taking Britain out of EU without a divorce deal with Brussels.

06 Sep 2019 8:31 AM

US-China trade war impacting air freight demand: IATA

This marks the ninth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes.

05 Sep 2019 4:01 PM


US holds talks with European allies on Afghan peace deal

Esper declined to talk about his meeting with Trump other than to say it covered a range of issues.

05 Sep 2019 2:47 PM

‘Will take UK out of EU on Oct 31 if I am still PM': Boris Johnson

'If I am still PM after Tuesday the 15th of Oct then we will leave on 31st of Oct with, I hope, a much better deal,' Johnson said.

05 Sep 2019 10:42 AM

Death toll rises to 20 in Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

In Abacos, 17 people died while three deaths were reported in Grand Bahama, the minister told The Washington Post.

05 Sep 2019 10:01 AM

UK lawmakers reject Boris Johnson's motion for snap election

The latest blow to the ruling Conservative government came hours after parliamentarians passed a bill aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit.

05 Sep 2019 9:45 AM

Indian-origin Sikh MP hits out at Johnson’s 'racist’ remark, demand apology; see video

Dhesi’s remarks were met with applause in the House as he made the inspiring yet fiery speech.

05 Sep 2019 9:44 AM


UK politician, Brexit backer stretches on front bench amid debate; trolled

One Twitter user posted a graph showing the government's slipping majority since 2017.

04 Sep 2019 5:54 PM

Russia plans to set up above 20 nuclear power units in India in next 20 years

Modi received a Guard of Honour at the Vladivostok International Airport.

04 Sep 2019 5:45 PM

'Violence is deplorable': Foreign Secy condemns protests outside Indian Embassy

Tuesday's incident marked the second time after India raised concerns over protests outside the Indian High Commission.

04 Sep 2019 12:48 PM

Protest at Indian High Commission in London over Kashmir turns violent, glass window shattered

Tuesday's incident marked the second time after India raised concerns over protests outside the Indian High Commission on August 15.

04 Sep 2019 10:24 AM

Body of missing Telangana leader's son found from suicide spot in UK

Ujwal had last spoken to his parents on August 21 and had been part of a missing persons inquiry since last Friday.

04 Sep 2019 9:25 AM


Allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir must be investigated: UK

'All and any allegations of human rights violations must be investigated thoroughly, promptly and transparently,' Foreign Secy Raab said.

04 Sep 2019 8:14 AM

Boris Johnson loses majority in British Parliament

The pro-EU former justice minister Tory MP Phillip Lee walked across the Commons chamber, to sit with Jo Swinson’s party.

03 Sep 2019 9:14 PM

'If it quacks like a duck': Boisterous poultry land French owner in court

A court in the western town of Rochefort is set to issue a ruling in that case on Thursday.

03 Sep 2019 12:41 PM

British PM to call election for Oct 14 if MPs defeat him on Brexit: official

A senior official said that if the government loses the vote, it would table a parliamentary vote for Wednesday on holding early election.

03 Sep 2019 8:48 AM

Boris Johnson takes aim against opponents of Brexit plans

Lawmakers are returning from their summer recess this week for a brief session that promises to be a dramatic week in British politics.

02 Sep 2019 4:56 PM