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'Upskirting'; secretly taking pictures up women's skirts to become criminal offence in Britain 

People convicted of "upskirting" would be placed on the sex offender register once the law is approved by parliament.

published on : 15th June 2018

Rolls-Royce to cut 4,600 jobs in latest CEO drive to generate cash

Britain's Rolls-Royce said it would cut 4,600 jobs to save 400 million pounds a year in the latest attempt by CEO Warren East to simplify the business and generate more cash.

published on : 14th June 2018

UK proposes time-limited backstop, expects Brexit deal by end-2021

The British government stuck to its proposal to offer the European Union a "backstop" plan that is time-limited but said it expected a future deal to be in place by the end of December 2021.

published on : 7th June 2018

UK top court says can't rule on North Ireland abortion law appeal

Britain's Supreme Court today said it could not rule on an appeal against Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws, but that it would have declared them incompatible with human rights laws otherwise.

published on : 7th June 2018

Brexit campaign chief Nigel Lawson seeks French residency

Former British finance minister Nigel Lawson, who chaired the official pro-Brexit campaign, faced claims of hypocrisy Thursday after it emerged that he is applying for a French residency card.

published on : 1st June 2018

UK slashes maximum stake on gambling machines

The biggest wager for popular fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs), which allow gamblers to bet every 20 seconds, will be cut sharply from £100.

published on : 17th May 2018

UK calls for independent probe after Gaza killings

At least 2,400 others were wounded in the bloodiest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since the 2014 Gaza war.

published on : 15th May 2018

UK spymaster tells EU: Let's work together to counter Islamist militants, Russia

Britain and the European Union must retain close security ties after Brexit to foil Islamic State militant attacks and counter Russia's "pernicious" attempts to subvert Western democracies.

published on : 14th May 2018

After US pulls out of Iran nuclear deal, France, Germany, Britain say 'committed' to upholding accord

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that France, Germany and Britain regretted US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

published on : 9th May 2018

My retirement from touring not a publicity stunt, says Elton John

The multiple Grammy-winning artiste said he is not interested in touring anymore as he wants to spend more time with husband David Furnish and their two sons, Zachary and Elijah.

published on : 8th May 2018

UK Foreign Office minister Mark Field to visit India on Monday to strengthen tech alliance 

The Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, who is also in charge of India, will also hold talks on cyber security, energy and girls' education during his visit to New Delhi and Hyderabad.

published on : 5th May 2018

Indian professionals challenge UK government in court over visas

Scores of Indian doctors, teachers, entrepreneurs and other professionals are challenging the UK government in court over being denied the right to live and work in Britain.

published on : 2nd May 2018

Britain demands overseas tax havens open up

Transparency International, a campaign group, said it was a "hugely significant moment in the fight against corruption" around the world.

published on : 1st May 2018

European MPs urge US not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

About 500 lawmakers from Germany, France and Britain on Thursday urged the US Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal which President Donald Trump has threatened to abandon.

published on : 19th April 2018

Britain accuses 'reckless Russia' of breaking chemical arms ban

Britain accused Russia on Wednesday of breaking the two-decade international ban on chemical weapons, at emergency talks into last month's poisoning with a nerve agent of a former Russian spy.

published on : 18th April 2018
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