Tag: Britain

Markets open on buoyant note, Sensex nearing 38,000 mark

Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices opened higher on Friday following positive cues from global markets, setting away for the longest stretch…

Trump threatens to release ISIS prisoners; here’s how European countries respond

Washington: Responding to US president Donald Trump’s threat that Washington will be forced to release ISIS prisoners if their respective…

UK PM promises no Brexit talk at EU-Arab League summit

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May is heading to a summit of EU and Arab League leaders in Egypt this…

UK jobless rate dips to 44-year low

LONDON: Britain's unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest level in 44 years, official data showed Tuesday, as the labour…

Facebook brings fact-checking programme to Britain

London: Facebook has entered into a partnership with independent charity Full Fact to launch its fact-checking operation in Britain, a…

Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, Britain’s leading voice on what Muslims want

Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, a British writer and author of Love in a Headscarf (2009) and a memoir of growing up…

France gears up to stop illegal immigrants crossing through the English Channel

Paris: France has laid out an action plan to check illegal migrants from crossing through the English Channel, French Interior…

Britain robbed $45 Trillion from India: Columbia University Study

The British Raj in India lasted from 1858 to 1947, when the country gained independence and partitioned into India and…

May begins intensive campaign to sell Brexit deal at home

London: Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday convene her cabinet and update parliament on her newly-agreed Brexit deal, as…

‘Shocked’ UK warns UAE of repercussions over spy student sentence

London: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned of "repercussions" after a United Arab Emirates court on Wednesday sentenced British student Matthew…

British foreign minister visits Iran for nuclear talks

London: British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was to visit Iran for the first time on Monday for talks about the…

Libya planning to extradite Manchester bomber’s brother: PM

London: Libya is planning to extradite the brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi to Britain by the end of…

Support for Aussie republic slumps after Harry and Meghan visit

Sydney: Public support for Australia breaking its ties to the British monarchy has slumped following the triumphant visit Down Under…

Amnesty activists rename London street for Khashoggi

London: Amnesty International campaigners on Friday renamed the road outside the Saudi Arabian embassy in London as "Khashoggi Street" to…

Sadiq Khan tells Barnier bad Brexit deal will hurt EU

Brussels: London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned EU negotiator Michel Barnier on Friday that a bad Brexit deal would see jobs…

Beckham admits marriage ‘hard work’

Sydney: David Beckham and ex-Spice Girl Victoria have been married for nearly 20 years and the football and fashion icon…

Pregnant Meghan takes break from Australia royal tour

Sydney: Meghan, the pregnant wife of Britain's Prince Harry, is scaling back her engagements during the royal couple's 16-day Pacific…

Prince Harry and pregnant Meghan set for first public outing

Sydney: Prince Harry and Meghan are set to make their first public appearance since announcing they are expecting a baby,…

Assange’s communications to be partly restored by Ecuador govt

London: The Ecuadorian government will partially restore communications for Julian Assange at the country's embassy in London, Wikileaks said. The…

Rally held outside Myanmar UK embassy for Reuters reporters

London: Supporters staged a small rally outside London's Myanmar Embassy on Thursday for two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years…