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Theresa May Struggles As Her Election Gamble Backfires Before Brexit

Friday, 09 June 2017 08:59
LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call an early election in a bid to strengthen her grip on power appeared early Friday to have spectacularly backfired, with her Conservative Party at risk of losing its parliamentary majority, according…

Labour And Conservatives In Close Contest; Counting Underway

Friday, 09 June 2017 08:57
Finally, it's time for UK Election results 2017. Counting of votes began around 10:30 pm (3 am Indian Standard Time or IST) and will continue till lunchtime (4:30 pm IST) today. Exit polls showed Theresa May's Conservative Party will emerge…

6 Killed In Terror Attack At London Bridge, Nearby Market

Sunday, 04 June 2017 09:06
LONDON: A van driving at high speed mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge Saturday night before the occupants got out and began stabbing patrons at nearby bars and restaurants, witnesses said in an attack that police described as terrorism. Police…

3 Attackers Killed Outside London Pub Wore Fake Suicide Vests

Sunday, 04 June 2017 09:04
Six people have died and at least 20 have been injured in twin terror strikes in the heart of London on Saturday night. The first attack too place on the iconic London Bridge when a speeding van rammed pedestrians. The…

Multiple Casualties In London In 'Potential Acts Of Terrorism': UK PM Theresa May

Sunday, 04 June 2017 07:15
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: A van ploughed into pedestrians and several people were stabbed in central London Saturday, police and witnesses said, leaving "multiple" casualties in what police called a "terrorist" attack days before a general election.Armed police opened fire during…

Vijay Mallya, Who Fled India In 2016, Arrested In London, Granted Bail

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 20:15
NEW DELHI: Vijay Mallya, accused of defaulting on loans worth crores, was arrested in London today in what the government counted as a major win in its attempts to bring the business tycoon to India to face trial. But sources…

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…