Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Great Britain


Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee celebrations end with pageant through London

June 05, 2022 4:16 pm

Singer Ed Sheeran and more than 100 "national treasures" ranging from former soccer player Gary Lineker to children's TV puppet Basil Brush will join military bands, performers and dancers in the parade through the capital.

In her fifth address to people, Queen Elizabeth speaks on coronavirus outbreak

April 06, 2020 1:52 am

"I am speaking to you at what I know is an increasingly challenging time. A time of disruption in the life of our country: a disruption that has brought grief to some, financial difficulties to many, and enormous changes to the daily lives of us all," she said.

Trump administration "uniquely dysfunctional", says Britain's ambassador to US

July 07, 2019 3:38 pm

"We don't really believe this Administration is going to become substantially more normal; less dysfunctional; less unpredictable; less faction riven; less diplomatically clumsy and inept," Kim Darroch stated.

Explained: Treaty of Versailles 100 years on — A fragile peace and a fraught legacy

June 28, 2019 5:04 pm

The victorious powers — led by the United States, Britain, France and Italy — declared Germany and its allies to be solely responsible for the outbreak of World War I.

Britain extremely concerned about Iran's move on nuclear deal

May 08, 2019 7:39 pm

"We are extremely concerned about this announcement and urge Iran to continue to meet its commitments under the deal and not to take escalatory steps," Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said.

May be, May be not

November 19, 2018 12:07 am

Long after the referendum, unresolved Brexit questions continue to plague the Theresa May government.

8-year-old yoga champion named 'British Indian of the Year'

July 15, 2018 1:19 pm

Ishwar Sharma has won a string of titles in both individual and artistic yoga, most recently a gold medal representing Great Britain at the World Student Games 2018 in Winnipeg, Canada, in June.

Johal fine, has access to all essentials required, says UK minister

December 14, 2017 12:44 am

The minister also revealed that “consular officials in London have also engaged with Johal’s family, and I met Johal’s brother and his MP, Martin Docherty-Hughes, to discuss the case on Monday, November 27”.

Brexit: Britain's Labour says cannot vote for European Union withdrawal bill unless amended

September 05, 2017 8:54 pm

Parliament will begin debating the EU withdrawal bill on Thursday and there will be a vote on Monday, testing Prime Minister Theresa May's deal to shore up her majority with the support of a small Northern Irish party.

'Climbdown' for Britain over European Union court role after Brexit

August 23, 2017 10:17 pm

Europan Court of Justice could still wield substantial influence on Britain even after Britain makes an exit from the Europen Union.