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Wednesday, February 26, 2020



UK unveils immigration overhaul for 2021 focused on skills

February 19, 2020 9:49 am

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government said the new rules would ``open up the U.K. to the brightest and the best from around the world'' while ending ``the reliance on cheap, low-skilled labor coming into the country.''

'Britain will prosper': PM Boris Johnson sets out tough terms for EU talks

February 03, 2020 8:39 am

Promising to maintain "the highest standards", Johnson will suggest the EU has already offered a free trade deal along the lines of the one it has with Canada, which does not have to follow the bloc's rules.

At the stroke of Brexit, Britain steps, guardedly, into a new dawn

February 01, 2020 7:21 am

On Friday, the departure elicited both hope and trepidation from Britons. Many simply were relieved that the bitter and divisive debate over Brexit is over.

Explained: Brexit here, what changes and what doesn’t

February 01, 2020 8:32 am

In a journey that began in January 2013 with the announcement of a referendum in which the British public would vote where or not the country would go for Brexit (they eventually voted in favour), the formal exit now is only the first step of another long journey ahead.

Had no other option but to step back, says Prince Harry on royal split

January 20, 2020 4:59 pm

Prince Harry spoke of his "great sadness" at a decision which he said was not taken lightly and that the UK would always be his home even as the couple divide their time between Canada and Britain.

Britain’s ‘most prolific rapist’ is jailed for life

January 07, 2020 11:42 am

The convict was found guilty of carrying out a 2 1/2-year campaign during which he raped 48 men in Manchester

Indian-origin British MP Lisa Nandy launches bid for Labour Party leadership

January 04, 2020 7:00 pm

In a stark warning to party members, Nandy, who has championed the needs of Britain's towns, said "unless we change course, we will become irrelevant".

Indian-origin candidates register strong result in UK general election

December 13, 2019 2:20 pm

All the Indian-origin MPs from the previous Parliament were successful in clinching their seats, with Gagan Mohindra and Claire Coutinho for the Conservative Party and Navendru Mishra for Labour among the first-timers.

UK General Election Results 2019 Highlights: Boris Johnson's Conservative Party wins majority in general election

December 13, 2019 8:13 pm

UK General Election Results 2019 Today Highlights: Reacting on his party's victory, Johnson said that the people of Britain have given a "powerful new mandate" to the Conservative Party to deliver Brexit and unite the nation.

Explained: As UK votes in defining 'Brexit elections' today, here is what to look out for

December 12, 2019 6:03 pm

These will be Britain’s Brexit elections, which it has brought upon itself so it can take the next steps in the ongoing process of divorce from the European Union (EU) that the referendum of 2016 chose.


With British government, parliament and people divided, a disorderly Brexit looms

April 02, 2019 8:25 pm

The European Union said on Tuesday that Britain could be heading for a potentially disorderly exit in just 10 days time as Prime Minister Theresa May met with ministers to thrash out ways to break the Brexit deadlock.

City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

March 25, 2019 9:28 am

In Britain's 2016 EU membership referendum, Sunderland voted by 61 per cent to 39 per cent to leave a bloc from which many residents — rightly or wrongly — believe they have received little benefit

UK museum's Dippy to be retired in 2017

February 02, 2015 9:10 pm

Natural History Museum director Michael Dixon said the change was part of a 10-year overhaul of the museum.

Scottish voters choose to remain with the United Kingdom

September 19, 2014 2:10 pm

Supporters of the 'No campaign' celebrate after the result was announced at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland on Friday (September 19).