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UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn calls for election to break Brexit impasse

Pledging to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's deal next week, Corbyn said only a Labour government could secure an accord with the European Union that would re-unite Britain, a move that would, he acknowledged, most probably require an extension of the Brexit talks with Brussels.

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: UK seeks information from India on Christian Michel extradition

Michel, who was the alleged middleman in the graft-tainted AgustaWestland chopper deal during the UPA rule, was sent to five-day CBI custody by a special CBI court in New Delhi, a day after he was extradited from the UAE.

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UK's Theresa May on the brink as Tories plot to derail her Brexit deal

Speaking in Brussels shortly after the draft agreement was published, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, hailed the achievement and said they had been “extraordinary” negotiations.

Brexit: How did the Irish border become the biggest fight?

The UK says the EU effectively wants to annex Northern Ireland, with some even muttering that the Irish government is seeking to unify the island by stealth.

Bus driver demands Muslim woman to remove her niqab in UK

The woman wearing a hijab confronted the driver, saying: "I don't understand why you care how she's dressed. It's her choice what she wears." The driver responded: 'I care because this world is dangerous... we should see our faces."

Ola takes the battle to Uber, says it's going to enter UK

Ola said it would offer industry-leading commissions and daily payments to drivers, take note of passenger safety with screened drivers and a 24/7 voice support, options to share details with emergency contacts.

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UK unveils new organ donation plan to address Indian-origin shortages

India has seen a 10-fold increase in its organ donation consent rates over the last decade as a result of sustained public awareness programmes, policy initiatives, and multi-stakeholder collaboration, the findings reveal.

UK to warn public every week over 'no-deal Brexit'

Under the government's new campaign, the newspaper said that small businesses will be given information about how to make customs declarations while British holidaymakers will be told to buy health insurance in case current reciprocal deals end.

Curb new nuclear plants and back renewables, UK government advisers say

Britain plans to build a new fleet of nuclear plants to replace ageing coal and nuclear reactors set to close in the 2020s as well as to help cut the country's carbon emissions.

UK calls on Russia to give details after new Novichok poisoning

The two Britons are critically ill after what is thought to be a chance encounter with the poison after the March attack on former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in March.

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Stop Brexit: One man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

While Brexit supporters are also regularly outside the building, Steve Bray has become well-known for his tactics.

From first shot to silence of peace: Here are some iconic images from World War I

As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in World War I

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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.

Scottish voters choose to remain with the United Kingdom

Supporters of the 'No campaign' celebrate after the result was announced at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland on Friday (September 19).

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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.

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