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Pilot accidentally sets off hijack alarm, triggers chaos at Amsterdam airport

Schiphol is one of Europe's busiest airports, handling more than 70 million passengers a year, according to its website.

07 Nov 2019 1:25 PM

Johnson urges Trump to lift Scotch whisky tariffs

Boris Johnson also urged Trump not to impose tariffs on car exports, the statement added.

06 Nov 2019 12:43 PM

UK court set to hear Nirav Modi's new bail application today

Nirav has been in custody at Wandsworth prison in south-west London, one of England's most overcrowded prisons, since his arrest in March.

06 Nov 2019 9:27 AM

Rajnath Singh arrives in Moscow to boost defence cooperation with Russia

The conference will discuss ways to promote defence industrial cooperation between India and Russia.

05 Nov 2019 3:36 PM

Police find 41 migrants alive in truck in northern Greece

The migrants were not injured, one of the officials said, adding that the refrigeration system had not been turned on.

05 Nov 2019 3:24 PM

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18 woman MPs to not seek re-election in British Parliament due to abuse

The women are among 50 members of Parliament who will not stand in the election scheduled for December 12.

05 Nov 2019 3:04 PM

Lindsay Hoyle replaces Bercow as Speaker of House, vows to restore UK Parl’s reputation

Hoyle, a Labour MP for 22 years and Bercow's deputy since 2010, beat out 6 other contenders in protracted day of voting in House of Commons.

05 Nov 2019 10:01 AM

Over 40 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

The migrants, of apparent Afghan origin, were mostly in good condition.

04 Nov 2019 7:18 PM

British MPs vote to find new house Speaker after Bercow's exit

Hoyle, Bercow’s deputy since 2010, is odds-on favourite to fill his shoes but other political heavyweights are also vying for the job.

04 Nov 2019 10:03 AM

Indian-origin man raped, robbed woman in UK, jailed for15 years

After Diljeet Grewal left, the woman was able to call a friend who was outside the UK, who in turn contacted the police.

03 Nov 2019 12:09 PM

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'Uniform, gun not license to kill': Ex-US cop gets 12 years in naked man's fatal shooting

Prosecutors asked for 25 years in prison followed by five years on probation, while defense attorneys asked for five years in prison.

02 Nov 2019 4:59 PM

UK's treatment of Julian Assange putting his life 'at risk': UN expert

Assange is facing extradition request by US over charges he violated US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010.

02 Nov 2019 9:23 AM

UK defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

The US president also launched a stinging attack on the country's main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.

01 Nov 2019 7:10 PM

Britain Speaker John Bercow yelled 'order, order' over 14,000 times during his 10-yr tenure

A social media mash-up by German television of Bercow trying to calm down rowdy MPs has been seen thousands of times.

01 Nov 2019 12:56 PM

British Parliament suspends Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz for 6 months

The Labour Party said it accepted the suspension recommendation, describing it as a 'sad day for us'.

01 Nov 2019 12:16 PM

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Kashmir an issue between India, Pak, UK's stance unchanged: Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson's statement came in the backdrop of the two-day trip of 23 members of European Parliament to J&K to assess the situation.

31 Oct 2019 12:28 PM

Nirav Modi moves new bail application, hearing on November 6

Modi is likely to appear via video link or may even be produced in person if the court listings officials deem that necessary.

30 Oct 2019 7:55 PM

Two Manipur separatists announce 'Manipur govt in exile' in UK

Separatists claimed the sovereign State of Manipur was excluded from India by the Order in Council by his Majesty on 27 December 1946.

30 Oct 2019 2:13 PM

Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines environmental award

She honoured at a Stockholm ceremony held by the Nordic Council, a regional body for inter-parliamentary cooperation.

30 Oct 2019 10:00 AM

British MPs vote in favour of holding general elections on December 12

The House of Commons approved the bill by a margin of 430 to 20, paving the way for the general election.

30 Oct 2019 8:58 AM

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