Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 28, 2014
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted on Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: "But she's got whiskers!"
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 28, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Scotland Thursday to make the business case for it remaining part of Britain as 200 business leaders signed an open letter backing independence.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 28, 2014
Karnataka on Wednesday sought Britain's help in setting up an aerospace technology centre in this tech hub modelled on the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult, a consortium of seven world leading research centres headquartered in West Midlands in...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Scientists from India and UK will colloborate to improve forecast of South Asian monsoon, especially by using atmospheric research aircraft and ocean gliders to gather fresh data in the region, UK's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 25, 2014
A British nurse who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone arrived in London by military plane on Sunday, the ministry of defence said.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 24, 2014
The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone on a jet sent by the Royal Air Force, a Sierra Leone official said Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
British authorities are "close" to identifying the hooded Islamic State jihadist who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the British ambassador to the United States said Sunday.
Sunday August 24, 2014
Joining hands with American auto giant, General Motors, the Indian multinational conglomerate lamented that business rates are five to 10 times higher in Britain than equivalent taxes in the rest of Europe.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday that the killing of US journalist James Foley by a man speaking with an English accent was an "utter betrayal of our country".
World | Reuters | Saturday August 23, 2014
Two lorry drivers were charged on Saturday by British police investigating the death of an Afghan man who was among 35 suspected stowaways found in a shipping container at a dock in eastern England a week ago.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 23, 2014
An Indian-origin student, who scored a perfect five in his main subjects with 100 per cent marks across the board, is being hailed as the brightest student in Britain.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
Two truck drivers have been charged after 35 Afghan Sikhs were found in a shipping container at a British port, one of them dead, police said on Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to combat Islamic State (IS) fighters in the country and his permission would not be needed for any military intervention, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Friday.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was time to take a stand - and she started to wear a headscarf.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday August 21, 2014
Bloody German atrocities against Belgian civilians at the outset of World War I still haunt gentle towns such as Dinant and Louvain whose sacrifice sparked global outrage and a drive to curb war crimes.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 20, 2014
A Hindu temple, claimed to be the world's first 'eco-temple' featuring solar panels and a rainwater harvesting system, has been opened in northwest London in the UK.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa said Tuesday that Britain had the power to resolve the Julian Assange standoff "tomorrow," after the WikiLeaks founder voiced hope he would soon leave Ecuador's embassy in London.
Tuesday August 19, 2014
The British government has brought in laws to curb executive pay and bonuses since the financial crisis, but a severe squeeze on wage growth has fuelled public anger about highly-paid senior executives.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Indian-origin political theorist Prof Lord Bhikhu Parekh, who is president of Gandhi Foundation, UK, yesterday said in Vadodara that putting up statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the British Parliament was "an excellent idea".
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Sikh men, women and children found in a shipping container in Britain were fleeing persecution in Afghanistan and had been trapped in the airless compartment without food or water for 18 hours, their translator said yesterday.