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In the midst of death, life persists; in the midst of untruth, truth persists: Mahatma Gandhi

In this rare audio clip, he is heard talking about his spiritual beliefs. The speech was addressed to a large gathering in London's Kingsley Hall in the year 1931.

London court rejects bid to stop PM Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament

Johnson announced at the end of August that he would suspend parliament from mid-September to mid-October so the government could announce a new legislative programme.


Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker; US seeks to hold it

The Grace 1 was seized by British Royal Marine commandos in darkness off the coast of the territory at the western mouth of the Mediterranean on July 4 on suspicion of violating European Union sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a close ally of Iran.

Bengaluru is India's best city for students, London tops global list: QS ranking 2018

Only two Indian cities made in the top 100 of the global rankings that includes Bengaluru at 81st and Mumbai at 85th spot. London was ranked top city followed by Tokyo in the latest QS ranking.

UK posts hottest July day on record

The hot weather is causing problems for the National Health Service. Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, says staff are struggling since many facilities do not have air conditioning.

Lord Swraj Paul donates one million pounds for new London Zoo reserve

Paul was recently also awarded an Honorary Fellowship of ZSL for his "transformational gifts" towards the many projects undertaken by the society and in recognition of his work to "inspire, empower and inform people about wildlife and conservation".


UK Police’s plan to tackle domestic abuse — blunt knives

The proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police, in the East Midlands of England, comes as Britain struggles with an epidemic of knife crime outside the home.

Terrorists undergoing compulsory deradicalisation course triples in UK

The Desistance and Disengagement Programme (DDP) has been running since October 2016 as part of UK's wider counter-terrorism strategy named Contest and is aimed at all terrorism and terrorism-related offenders released from prison or those returning from war-zones.

Before moving out, Britain's surveillance agency GCHQ reveals London base

GCHQ, which gathers communications from around the world to identify and disrupt threats to Britain, only revealed the Palmer Street address, its London home for 66 years, after moving out.

Explained: UK lawmakers torn on fate of Brexit and Theresa May, what next?

British politicians are divided over Brexit, but they agree that the process is in a mess — and many blame Theresa May, who has refused to consider alternatives to her deal and failed to win changes to the agreement from the EU.

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

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

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

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

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.