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UK will fine Facebook, Instagram for hosting terrorist content

If the technology firms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter don't act swiftly enough to remove content that encourages terrorism and child sexual exploitation and abuse may face “substantial” fines or a UK ban under a new law.

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.


Where a no-deal Brexit would hurt Europe the most

The regions most exposed to a no-deal Brexit would experience issues like disruptions in trade, costly tariffs, fragmented supply chains and restrictions on services.

Novichok poisoning attack house roof to be demolished in UK

British detectives believe Skripal and his daughter Yulia first came into contact with Novichok, a military-grade poison, when it was sprayed on the door handle of their property, allegedly by Russian agents in March.

UK Brexit chief says no deal better than being tied to bloc

Many Conservative lawmakers would rather keep close ties to the EU after Britain leaves in March. So would major business groups, who fear barriers to trade and recruiting workers will hammer the U.K. economy

Khalistani activist says will sue UK police for raids

The Khalistani activist Shamsher Singh said no charges were brought against him and others whose properties were raided and hence their names should not have come out in the media.


OYO's going to launch in UK, aims to sign up 300 hotels across 10 cities

Marking its first expansion outside of Asia, OYO has said it will be entering 10 cities in the UK.

Affordable housing to get 2 billion pound boost in UK: PM Theresa May

The new funding will be allocated over a period of up to 10 years, far longer than the three or four years that has been common.

More than 90 Indians caught up in UK's 'Windrush' immigration scandal

The 'Windrush scandal' emerged as UK-based Jamaicans faced forced deportations due to lack of documentary evidence that they had the legal right to be in Britain.

UK lawmaker says fine imposed on Facebook over user privacy

Damian Collins said Facebook "should now make the results of their internal investigations known to the ICO, our committee and other relevant investigatory authorities.''

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

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.

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UK Police and students clash during protest over university costs

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.