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Indian-origin doctors in UK want Boris Johnson to scrap surcharge on foreign doctors

March 26, 2020 6:00 pm

The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) is imposed on people in UK who are on a work, study or family visa for more than six months to raise additional funds for the National Health Service (NHS).

Time Out becomes 'Time In': Magazine rebrands itself

March 24, 2020 3:46 pm

The magazine has even stopped its print run, after the health crisis forced readers to vacate the streets.

We need to restrict use of crowded public transport to prevent transmission of coronavirus

March 19, 2020 12:22 pm

Crowded mass transport systems, including local trains, are more vulnerable to Covid-19. We need to regulate and restrict their use.

Explained: Why London doctors are closely watching a baby who has COVID-19

March 16, 2020 1:02 pm

The newborn's mother has also tested positive for coronavirus. It is not yet clear if the infection was transmitted in the womb, during birth or after birth.

Explained: Why the Heathrow third runway project is in legal trouble

March 01, 2020 2:01 pm

The UK Court of Appeals has held that the government’s decision to allow the Heathrow expansion was unlawful. However, this might not be the end of the road for the project.

Three Punjabi origin men killed in London: Scotland Yard says 'ongoing dispute' behind crime

January 22, 2020 5:38 pm

The three men, in their late 20s and 30s and of Punjabi origin, were found with serious stab wounds by emergency services on Sunday night and pronounced dead at the scene in Seven Kings area of Redbridge.

The bookshop in London that lets you play bookseller for a day

January 19, 2020 8:02 am

A bookstore in London offers the experience of running it for a day.

Indian-origin speeding driver jailed for death of cyclist in UK

December 21, 2019 3:28 pm

A West Midlands Police investigation showed that Tajinder Rai was driving at close to motorway speeds on a slow-speed zone.

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.

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.