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Sunday, February 16, 2020



Explained: In Islamic State recruit Shamima Begum, a test case for West

February 08, 2020 10:17 am

Shamima Begum, now 20, was just 15 when she and two other London schoolgirls travelled to Syria in 2015. Shamima was discovered in a camp by The Times journalist Anthony Loyd in 2019.

UK announces plan to mark the Brexit moment on Jan 31

January 18, 2020 9:48 am

The entire government neighborhood of Whitehall is to be illuminated for the occasion as part of a light show, with Union flags flown on all the poles in Parliament Square.

Explained: UK court says 'ethical veganism' is a philosophical belief. What is it?

January 04, 2020 4:08 pm

'The Ethical Case for Veganism' in the Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics, loosely defines veganism as a lifestyle choice to refrain from eating meat as well as products made from or by animals.

Conservatives win commanding majority in UK, Johnson says 'Brexit will happen’

December 13, 2019 1:24 pm

For Britain, which has lurched from crisis to crisis since the 2016 Brexit referendum, its future seemingly shrouded in perpetual uncertainty, the election provided a rare moment of piercing clarity.

Explained: As UK votes in defining 'Brexit elections' today, here is what to look out for

December 12, 2019 6:03 pm

These will be Britain’s Brexit elections, which it has brought upon itself so it can take the next steps in the ongoing process of divorce from the European Union (EU) that the referendum of 2016 chose.

Indian-origin doctor faces jail for sexually assaulting patients in UK

December 11, 2019 11:36 am

Over five years, between May 2009 and June 2013, the 50-year-old GP assaulted six patients of the Mawney Medical Centre in east London, including some as young as 11.

Explained: What's Australia's points-based visa policy that Boris Johnson wants to emulate in UK?

December 02, 2019 8:10 am

Generally, for visas that are points-tested, points may be given for different categories ranging from age to proficiency in English and amount of work experience.

Explained: What is the Chagos Islands dispute about?

November 30, 2019 12:42 pm

Here is why Mauritius is calling the UK an 'illegal colonial occupier' over a tiny set of islands in the Indian Ocean.

Explained: India in Labour Party manifestos over the years

November 26, 2019 8:18 pm

Over the years, issues relating to India have found mention in many election manifestos in the UK. From 1945 to 2019, we trace the Labour Party’s manifestos for campaign promises and notable mentions relating to India.

Explained: What to expect from UK's rare December election

October 30, 2019 1:33 pm

Britain is to hold an early election on December 12 after the House of Commons passed a bill authorising the vote.


Jaitley, Amitabh Bachchan, David Cameron unveil Mahatma Gandhi's Statue in London

March 14, 2015 7:04 pm

Gandhi is the first Indian and the only person never to have been in a public office to be honoured with a statue at the Parliament Square in London.


UK Police and students clash during protest over university costs

November 05, 2015 6:35 pm

Scuffles broke out between police and protesters in central London on Wednesday as students held a rally calling for the end to university tuition fees. Police are said to have made several arrests.