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Narwhal tusk: Once ‘unicorn horn’, now weapon that thwarted London terrorist

December 05, 2019 7:12 am

The narwhal’s legend thrives on its narrative connection with the mythical unicorn. It's back in the news after a Polish chef snatched a 1.5-metre tusk of a narwhal off a wall and chased a terrorist during the London bridge attack.

NATO summit toasts 70 years. But is it waving or drowning?

December 03, 2019 7:55 am

With a French president who calls it "brain dead", a Turkish leader who is attacking US allies and buying Russian weapons, and an American president who questions the entire premise of his superpower defending the West — the political future of NATO has rarely if ever seemed quite so dubious.

Usman Khan: What we know about the terrorist behind London bridge attack

November 30, 2019 9:01 pm

London bridge attack: Police said Usman Khan was convicted in 2012 of terrorism offences and released in December 2018 "on license", which means he had to meet certain conditions or face recall to prison.

London stabbing: Attacker named, was previously convicted of terrorism offences

November 30, 2019 10:53 am

London terror attack: "This individual was known to authorities, having been convicted in 2012 for terrorism offences," Britain's top counter-terrorism police officer, Neil Basu, said in a statement.

London stabbing: Three, including suspect, dead; several injured

November 30, 2019 10:53 am

The news came after witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area. Sky News reported that police had shot the apparent attacker.

London to Delhi, how cities across the world are limiting vehicles to control air pollution

November 15, 2019 12:16 pm

City dwellers want cleaner, healthier air and less traffic. The long-term payoffs can be big: Curbing transportation emissions, which account for nearly a fourth of all greenhouse gases, is vital to staving off climate catastrophes.

This Indian city has made it to the 50 'most beautiful cities in the world' list

October 30, 2019 4:53 pm

Compiled by Flight Network, the list was charted in consultation with some of the world’s top travel professionals, including travel writers, bloggers and agencies.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan pledges robust policing for Kashmir protest on Diwali

October 25, 2019 10:05 pm

There have been widespread concerns of a repeat of the violent clashes witnessed outside India House in London during a protest by the same groups on August 15, India's Independence Day.

Probe expands in truck deaths, all 39 victims are from China

October 25, 2019 8:31 am

The Essex Police force said 31 men and eight women were found dead in the truck early Wednesday at an industrial park in Grays, a town 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of London.

Climate change activists target BlackRock in London

October 15, 2019 12:50 pm

Activists thronged the financial heart of London on Monday, unfurling banners, addressing passersby by megaphone or blocking streets around locations including BlackRock, the Bank of England, Bank of China and Barclays.

LONDON PHOTOS

London bridge attack claims two lives; suspect wearing 'hoax explosive' fatally shot

November 30, 2019 10:08 am

The attacker went on the rampage just before 2 pm, targeting people at Fishmongers’ Hall near London Bridge in the heart of the city’s financial district — the scene of a deadly attack by Islamist militants two years ago.

Rithvik Dhanjani, Asha Negi and Karan Wahi's London vacation

June 17, 2019 6:54 am

Rithvik Dhanjani, Asha Negi and Karan Wahi are holidaying in London. While Asha and Karan flew earlier, Rithvik joined the two later.

Mahesh Babu's London trip turned out to be a Maharshi get together, see photos

June 13, 2019 6:59 am

Mahesh Babu is on a summer vacation with his wife Namrata Shirodkar and kids Gautham and Sitara. The actor is in London with his family celebrating the success of his recent release Maharshi.

83: Ranveer Singh and his squad meet cricketing legends in London

June 04, 2019 9:50 am

Ranveer Singh along with his co-actors from the upcoming '83 film met cricketing legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, Vivian Richards, Shane Warne and Wasim Akram in London.

Modi in London: PM holds talks with Theresa May on infusing new energy into post-Brexit bilateral ties

April 19, 2018 1:55 pm

PM Modi arrived in United Kingdom on Wednesday for the second leg of his three-nation visit. Modi met his British counterpart Theresa May in London and had wide-ranging talks on redefining and infusing new energy into bilateral engagement post-Brexit.

Trooping the colour: Britain celebrates Queen's 90th birthday at Buckingham Palace

June 11, 2016 8:44 pm

The royal couple led the family onto the palace balcony to wave to the throngs as Royal Air Force jets and some vintage World War II planes fly overhead.

Fun facts about London's Big Ben: Do you know the musical note the bell chimes out?

August 14, 2017 2:12 pm

As London's famous clock tower gets a face-lift and the bongs of the massive bell tower gets silenced for four years starting August 21, here are a few facts surrounding the chimes of Big Ben.

London Subway Strike: Commuters rush to bus stops, train stations and cycle stands

July 09, 2015 4:23 pm

As London Underground shuts down, commuters try to cope with strike by travelling in buses and cycles.

LONDON VIDEOS

Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya owes India Rs 9,000-crore: News in numbers

September 13, 2018 1:58 pm

Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who has been in the UK for two years now, is accused of fraud and money laundering worth Rs 9,000 crore. Find more in today's news in numbers.