Britain

UK sees 10 per cent spike in hate crimes against Muslims and Jews

According to the UK Home Office, there was a 10 per cent increase in hate crimes in the country with Jews and Muslims being a major target.

published on : 15th October 2019

UK debt burden to rocket under no-deal Brexit, predicts think-tank

The IFS economic research institute said that even a relatively benign no-deal Brexit would likely lead to borrowing approaching £100 billion or four percent of GDP.

published on : 8th October 2019

Indian women's hockey team play out goalless draw against Great Britain

The Indian Women's Hockey Team will play Great Britain in their fourth match of the Tour on Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 at 2000hrs IST.

published on : 1st October 2019

Boris Johnson prepares for first overseas trip to US with girlfriend

Johnson is set for bilateral meetings with the US President Donald Trump as well as a Brexit focus with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron.

published on : 21st September 2019

UK claims 'momentum' in Brexit talks despite doubts from Europe

Britain is racing toward its October 31 departure without an exit agreement and faces the threat of economic disruption.

published on : 20th September 2019

Prince William, Kate to pay five-day official visit to Pakistan from October 14

The visit comes 13 years after Charles and Camilla - the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwell - toured the country in 2006.

published on : 20th September 2019

UK, Germany urge 'collective response' to Saudi attacks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the attacks during a telephone conversation.

published on : 17th September 2019

J&K part of sovereign India, Pakistan should leave PoK: UK MP

Conservative Party MP Blackman has been speaking out in favour of India since the decision to revoke Article 370 found echoes among Britain's MPs.

published on : 15th September 2019

Beijing expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with G7 on Hong Kong

G7 leaders meeting in France backed Hong Kong's autonomy as laid out in a 1984 agreement between Britain and China.

published on : 27th August 2019

Prince William, Kate Middleton may call off Pakistan visit due to India-Pakistan tensions

Earlier in June 2019, an official statement from the royal family had announced that the couple were to visit Pakistan upon the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

published on : 19th August 2019

UK government boosts prisons, police powers in effort to fight crime

The UK government announced plans to create 10,000 more prison places to ease overcrowding and said it would allow police to stop and search people without reasonable suspicion.

published on : 11th August 2019

'Partition Voices' book review: Indians in Britain relive partition with pain

Award-winning journalist and broadcaster Kavita Puri produced a three-part series, "Partition Voices" for BBC Radio 4 that won the Royal Historical Society's Radio and Podcast Award.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Iran cartoonists depict queen as 'pirate' after British ship seizure

Historically strained ties between Tehran and London have worsened since British Royal Marines took part in the seizure of Iran's "Grace 1" oil tanker off the British overseas territory of Gibraltar o

published on : 30th July 2019

Iran terms Britain seizing its oil tanker as violation of JCPoA

Earlier in July, an Iranian oil vessel was seized by British Royal Marines along with Gibraltar officials off the coast of the British Overseas Territory.

published on : 28th July 2019

Iran says European fleet in Gulf would be 'provocative'

Britain ordered its navy to escort UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz, where the Stena Impero was seized by Iran.

published on : 28th July 2019
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