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Britain issues first Amber Extreme Heat warning

July 20, 2021 11:22 am

Much of Britain has seen heatwave conditions in recent days but temperatures are expected to rise further, possibly reaching 33 degrees Celsius in some western parts of the country, the Met Office said.

21-yr-old with Kerala roots is youngest on Queen's MBE list

June 14, 2021 7:49 am

Amika George was picked for an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire), which is the third-ranking award on the list, in education for her campaign against period poverty, #FreePeriods.

'Hell, NO!': London's transparent Sky Pool is giving nightmares to people online

June 03, 2021 10:30 am

The transparent pool suspended between two high-rise building is located next to the US embassy in Nine Elms, south London and is only open to those living in the exclusive towers.

UK eager for a big reopening thanks to vaccine success

May 15, 2021 3:17 pm

Britain isn't quite ready to consign the coronavirus to a museum the outbreak is far from over. But there is a definite feeling that the UK has turned a corner, and the mood in the country is upbeat.

UK government to introduce criticised voter ID law this year

May 12, 2021 7:31 am

Currently, voters need to only give their name and address to be able to vote, but the government says additional measures are required to make the system fairer by also tightening the rules for absent voting and prevent voter intimidation.

Sadiq Khan re-elected as London mayor

May 09, 2021 7:53 am

Sadiq Khan, who became the first Muslim to head a major Western capital after his victory in 2016, saw off his main challenger, Shaun Bailey, the candidate from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party.

'Diana was a patron of my store in London': Ritu Kumar

April 22, 2021 12:11 pm

"She would cycle down to the store, park at Mayfair behind our store, and walk the few minutes to it," the ace designer shared on Instagram

Britain rejoices and asks: are lockdowns finally finished?

April 13, 2021 8:54 am

Monday marked the start of a phased reopening that is scheduled to culminate on June 21, when the government says it hopes to lift almost all restrictions in England.

WATCH: Monkeys and Meerkats go on Easter egg hunt at London zoo

April 02, 2021 5:34 pm

The primates were treated by the authorities with the annual event as zoos in the UK have been closed to visitors due to lockdown restrictions. They are scheduled to reopen on April 12.

Scuffles and arrests as anti-lockdown protesters march through London

March 21, 2021 1:13 pm

Under England’s coronavirus rules it is unlawful for groups to gather for the purpose of protest, but opposition to such measures has grown this week, not specifically related to anti-lockdown demonstrations.

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

June 22, 2020 6:16 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.