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Sunday, August 09, 2020



UK Foreign Office cat, Lord Palmerston, retires as mouse catcher

August 07, 2020 4:38 pm

Lord Palmerston, famed for regular territorial tiffs with neighbouring Downing Street mouse-catcher Larry, will see out his retirement in the English countryside, where he has been spending lockdown already at the home of a member of Foreign Office staff.

UK High Commissioner: ‘We are very clear, as is India, that this vaccine is for everybody’

July 31, 2020 12:43 pm

On his first virtual visit of Mumbai on Wednesday, he discussed a range of issues from the response to the Covid-19 crisis, UK’s new immigration policy and laying the building blocks for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India.

Meet Noor Inayat Khan, the Indian-origin British spy who may soon be on coins in UK

July 29, 2020 8:47 am

If the proposal is passed, it will be the first time that non-white people will be featured on British coins or notes.

China says UK citizenship pathway for Hong Kong residents violates international law

July 23, 2020 7:13 am

Britain had made that decision despite opposition from Beijing and China would respond strongly if it was not reversed, the Chinese embassy said in a statement.

Coronavirus Global Updates, July 3: Pakistan Foreign Minister Qureshi tests positive for virus; Quarantine-free travel from UK to Cyprus to start

July 04, 2020 7:22 am

Global Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases Updates: With a caseload of over 2.7 million, the United States continues to be the worst-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Brazil ranks second with more than 1.4 million positive cases.

Two children are internet sensations after interrupting their mothers during live TV interviews

July 03, 2020 6:24 pm

The videos that featured on BBC and Sky News were shared widely and many said they were familiar with the challenges of working from home while dealing with children.

Boris Johnson does push-ups to prove recovery from Covid-19, here's how netizens reacted

June 29, 2020 7:46 pm

Johnson did the exercise during an interview with the Mail on Sunday newspaper while unveiling plans to spend on infrastructure.

New Research: In pandemic months, fewer UK deaths than 5-year average

June 23, 2020 7:52 am

Coronavirus in the UK: Researchers have called this the SARS-CoV-2 paradox — and suggested this could be due to early social distancing measures.

Queen Elizabeth II participates in public event through video call for the first time ever

June 12, 2020 6:44 pm

The royal family’s social media accounts shared a glimpse of the video call that was made to mark and honour Carers Week in the country.

Queen Elizabeth spotted riding horse as UK eases Covid-19 restrictions

June 01, 2020 5:26 pm

The 94-year-old monarch was seen riding a 14-year-old Fell pony in Windsor Home Park on May 31.


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.