updated 1:27 AM UTC, Sep 8, 2016

Britain to double troops in Iraq

Friday, 01 July 2016 14:27
London: Britain is set to double the number of its troops in Iraq in a bid to reassure its allies in the wake of the country's exit from the European Union (EU).About 250 military personnel will be deployed in Iraq…

Five leaders jostle to succeed Cameron, Johnson quits race

Friday, 01 July 2016 10:44
London: Five contenders emerged on Thursday in the race to become the next Prime Minister of Britain following David Cameron's decision to quit.But there was shock when former London mayor Boris Johnson, a potential favourite to win the key to…

Indian-origin Deputy Mayor says saving London jobs his priority

Thursday, 30 June 2016 15:31
London: The man appointed as Deputy Mayor for business in London says his primary responsibility will be to safeguard jobs through the Brexit fallout.Indore-born Rajesh Agrawal, appointed to the post on Wednesday by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, said: "Having run…

Queen Elizabeth in line for pay rise

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:00
London: Britain's Queen Elizabeth is set to receive a $72,000 a week pay rise, an official report revealed.The Queen's income is based on a percentage of money earned by the Crown Estate, one of the wealthiest real estate owners in…

Brexit: Scotland sets up expert group to advise on aftermath

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 11:03
London: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has set up a "standing council" of experts to provide her with advice following the Brexit vote.She was speaking at Holyrood after last week's UK referendum resulted in voters backing to leave the European…

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn loses vote of confidence

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:43
London: Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of confidence in his leadership of the Labour party, 172 votes to 40, but it is widely believed he will ignore the outcome despite dozens of MPs also resigning from his shadow cabinet.Labour…

British PM heads to Brussels for summit over Brexit

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 12:10
London: British Prime Minister David Cameron is heading to Brussels on Tuesday to address a summit on why the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) as a result of a historic referendum held last week.Cameron will meet the…

Cameron warns Sturgeon against second Scotland Independence referendum

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 10:59
London: British Prime Minister David Cameron said the last thing Scotland needs right now is another referendum on its independence.His comment came in response to First Minister for Scotland Nicola Sturgeon's statement that a second referendum to split from Britain…

Jean-Bernard involved in fight over Cheryl?

Monday, 27 June 2016 11:22
London: French businessman Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini allegedly got involved in a fight with a heckler after he called his estranged wife Cheryl a "b***h".Jean-Bernard's 18-month relationship with the 32-year-old popstar came to an end earlier this year, but that did not…

Police investigate racist anti-Polish messages after 'Brexit'

Monday, 27 June 2016 10:55
London: British police on Sunday started investigating various incidents involving racist messages against the country's Polish community that appeared after the 'Brexit' win in Thursday's European Union referendum.A spokesperson for the London Metropolitan Police said they were looking into the…
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