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More possible MH370 debris found in Mozambique

Friday, 27 May 2016 11:58
London: A new piece of debris found possible belonging to the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 was found on a beach in Mozambique.A person contacted the BBC on Thursday and said he recently found the fragment on the Macaneta peninsula.He…

British media distributor to stream movies, videos in India

Friday, 27 May 2016 11:31
London: Leading British popular content producer and distributor Barcroft Media will stream latest movies and trending videos on over the top content (OTT) platforms in India."We have signed an agreement with PressPlay TV, a Delhi-based next generation OTT platform, which…

Shakespeare's four folios fetch $3 mn at London auction

Thursday, 26 May 2016 11:38
London: Four folios of British playwright William Shakespeare were sold for nearly around $3.67 million at Christie's London auction on Wednesday afternoon.Margaret Ford, international head of Books & Manuscripts at Christie's, said the four books were acquired by the same…

'Selfie-girl' apologises for anti-Semitic remarks

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 15:04
London: Zakia Belkhiri, a teenager who became famous as "selfie girl" after clicking self-portraits in front of anti-Muslim protestors in Belgium, has issued an apology after several anti-Semitic comments posted on her social media accounts were highlighted.Belkhiri was widely praised…

How social media has changed journalism forever

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:22
London: The rise of user-generated content (UGC) - information submitted by members of the public or posted on social media - has made journalists harness a variety of new skills, thereby bringing in a sea change in the profession, a…

Obama will not apologise for Hiroshima attack

Monday, 23 May 2016 16:40
Tokyo: US President Barack Obama has asserted that during his visit to Japan for the G7 summit he will not be apologising for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima city during World War II.Obama said on Sunday that his visit to…

No confirmation of Taliban chief’s death: Sharif

Monday, 23 May 2016 11:31
London: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that reports were still not confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed during a US drone strike.He spoke to media after arriving in London, the prime minister however confirmed that he…

Pakistan's award-winning 'Burka Avenger' animation opens in London

Monday, 23 May 2016 11:30
London: A Muslim warrior girl from a Pakistani animated TV series, “Burka Avenger”, has premiered on the big screen in the British capital. Now part of London's Southbank Centre arts festival, the cartoon has previously sparked a debate among western…

IS urges Ramadan attacks in US, Europe in new audio broadcast

Monday, 23 May 2016 11:24
London: A new message from an Islamic State spokesman has called on the groups’ followers to carry out attacks in the US and Europe during the Islamic month of Ramadan beginning early June.The 31-minute audio clip was distributed on Twitter…

'Thousands of shepherds could lose jobs with Brexit vote'

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 11:15
London: The livelihoods of 10,000 shepherds and sheep farmers would be at risk if Britons vote to leave the European Union (EU), a government minister warned on Monday.Elizabeth Truss, secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs (Defra) said…