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Flights at Dubai airport temporarily grounded over 'suspected drone activity'

Flights were suspended for over half an hour, from local time 10:13 (06:13 GMT) to 10:45.

London Zoo: First date for 2 rare tigers ends in death

When the matchmakers believed that the time and the place were right — Friday at London Zoo — the rare Sumatran tiger called Asim and a female named Melati were put in the same enclosure to be potential mates.


Scientists 'sew' with just sound waves

Scientists from the University of Bristol in the UK and Universidad Publica De Navarra in Spain attached two millimetric polystyrene spheres to a piece of thread and used the acoustic tweezers to "sew" the thread into a piece of fabric.

Hot air balloons to fill the London skyline soon

The regatta was planned to be held around the first week of June and July, however, due to adverse weather condition, it was postponed until November 25 and December 2.

London: Idols stolen from Swaminarayan Temple

While the idols are made of brass, the temple authorities fear the robbers may have mistaken them for gold and hope they would be returned as they are more precious to the community than in terms of their monetary value.

Global Destination Cities Index 2018: From Bangkok to Istanbul, these are world's top 10 visited cities

On World Tourism Day, we bring to you a list of the most visited cities around the world. Bangkok has topped the charts of Global Destination Cities Index, and Asia-Pacific destinations continue a favourite in this year’s index.


This royal tiara doubles as a choker and is going up for sale soon

According to the London auction house Bonhams, it’s expected to fetch between a $103,000 and $160,000 when it goes on sale - that would be around INR 7 to 11 Crores approximately.

UK 'failing' to save thousands of children from modern slavery

In Britain, 2,118 children suspected to have been trafficked were referred to the government last year, up 66 percent on 2016 and the highest annual number on record.

London: Fire breaks out at primary school in Dagenham

No injuries have been reported so far in the fire that broke out on Hewett Road.

London Parliament car crash highlights: UK threat level to remain at ‘severe’

London Parliament car crash: Footage on social media showed heavily-armed police response units arriving at Westminster Palace, with the area outside the parliament building in central London sealed off.

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

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.

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

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.


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

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.

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

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

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

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.