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British minister uses UK-made naan exports to India as post-Brexit success story

In 2009, the company sold 50 per cent of its UK and India business to Ayrzta, which claims to be the world's third-largest bakery.

published on : 30th August 2018

Britain starts work on satellite system to rival EU's Galileo

The Galileo system, which will eventually have 30 satellites, is designed to compete with the US GPS used for commercial, military and other critical applications such as guiding aircraft.

published on : 29th August 2018

India names new envoy Ruchi Ghanashyam to Britain

Ruchi Ghanashyam, a 1982-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was on Tuesday appointed as India's next High Commissioner to Britain.

published on : 28th August 2018

Germany's Heiko Maas says hard Brexit 'not yet off the table'

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Tuesday said there was still the risk of a hard Brexit and the European Union must prepare for every outcome in its divorce talks with Britain.

published on : 28th August 2018

UK says Brexit could hit banks' stock of 'risk free' EU debt

Banks in the EU don't have to hold capital against holdings of their own government's bonds, a rule known as zero risk weight, as such domestic debt is considered "risk free".

published on : 24th August 2018

Britain presses for more EU sanctions against Russia, says Vladimir Putin has made world 'a more dangerous place'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov responded that Britain had too high an opinion of itself and was trying to impose its Russia policy on the EU and the United States.

published on : 21st August 2018

Two mosques attacked with catapults and ball bearings in UK 

West Midlands Police were called to Masjid Qamarul Islam in Small Heath area of the city at around 10pm (local time) and then to Al-Hijrah mosque nearby around 20 minutes later.

published on : 16th August 2018

Scorching weather helps uncover archeological sites around Britain.

The archaeologists are mapping the sites to determine the significance of the remains beneath and how best to protect them.

published on : 16th August 2018

Britain announces its first ever spaceship launch site

The proposed spaceport at Sutherland in the north of Scotland has been awarded $3.3 million in funding by the government-owned UK Space Agency.

published on : 17th July 2018

Brexit and protests cast shadow over Doanld Trump visit to Britain

Trump lands in Britain on Thursday following a NATO meeting in Brussels where he chided Germany and other European nations for failing to contribute enough to defence spending.

published on : 11th July 2018

Brexit to create 3,500 finance jobs in Paris: Industry group

Britain's moves towards exiting the European Union are already expected to create some 3,500 finance and banking jobs in Paris as leading players in the sector move their operations out of London.

published on : 11th July 2018

Britains' new Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt: Japanese-speaking survivor once pro-European Union

Hunt has earned a reputation as someone who is not afraid of a challenge after six years in charge of Britain's notoriously unwieldy National Health Service.

published on : 10th July 2018

BREXIT: Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Secretary of State

Davis quit late Sunday, saying he could not support May's plan to maintain close trade and regulatory ties with the EU, commonly known as a "soft Brexit" after the departure takes place next year.

published on : 9th July 2018

UK has 'no clue' on Brexit deal: Airbus chief Tom Enders

Britain's government has "no clue or at least no consensus" over reaching a Brexit deal, Airbus chief executive Tom Enders said today.

published on : 6th July 2018

Nuclear deal talks set to drag on as Iran seeks more from world powers

Trump pulled the United States out of the multinational deal under which sanctions on Iran were lifted in return for curbs on its nuclear programme verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

published on : 6th July 2018
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