Free Press Journal
  • UK min quits over Heathrow airport expansion plan

    London : Britain’s Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Greg Hands, resigned from his post to oppose the government’s plan to build a third runway at the Heathrow airport here.

  • Data does not back up visa apprehension in UK: CII

    London: Top Indian industry leaders on Thursday waded into the ongoing controversy over visas and immigration with the UK government, stressing that the data on Indian students did not back up the apprehension over the so-called visa overstayers. The leaders comments came in the backdrop of an ongoing row over India being excluded from an expanded list of countries offered easier access to Tier 4 visas for overseas students.

  • Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor get together with the Kapoor family in London

    Kareena Kapoor Khan was in Mumbai for just two days to perform at the Miss India 2018 gala event. Now, she is back in London and so is her extended family! We had earlier reported that Saifeena will travel across Interlaken and Gstaad in Switzerland with Randhir, Babita, Karisma Kapoor and Karishma’s kids Samaira and Kiaan Raj. Yesterday, this happy bunch went out for lunch in London. Joining them was Kunal Kapoor,

  • Overstayers to be blamed for strict visa norms: UK

    This is a constant conversation we need to have with India. There is always a demand for easier norms, but we cannot look at that without addressing the issue of overstayers.

  • Asked to be fired after being subjected to unwanted advances: Sandra Bullock

    London: Sandra Bullock says she once asked to be let go from a project she was working on after a person in power made unwanted advances towards her. The Oscar-winning actor, 53, said she tried to deal with the awkward situation through humour but did not succeed. “Very early on in my career I had a situation on a film, which was hard. It came from a person of authority. I kept

  • 3 killed in London train accident

    London, Three people died on Monday after being struck by a train near Loughborough junction in south London, the British Transport Police (BTP) said. Officers were called to the station at 7.30 a.m. after receiving reports of multiple bodies being found, the Independent reported. London Ambulance Service paramedics said the three people were pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Proud Serbian Novak Djokovic would happily Miss World Cup final for Wimbledon glory

    London: Novak Djokovic insists he would happily miss a first appearance for Serbia in the World Cup final if it means he is back in the Wimbledon title match. Djokovic is an avid fan of the Serbian national team, who kicked off their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in Russia on Sunday. Celebrating wildly after his friend Aleksandar Kolarov bagged Serbia’s winner with a superb free-kick, Djokovic

  • Man sneaks into hospital room of Nawaz Sharif’s wife, creates panic

    London : A man allegedly sneaked in former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife, Kulsoom Nawaz’s hospital room without permission at London’s Harley Street Clinic on June 16. This sparked ala-rm among members of the Sharif family, Dawn reported.

  • UK minister Sajid reveals he was mugged in London

    London : Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Sunday revealed that he was mugged on the streets of London for his mobile phone. In an interview with the ‘Sun on Sunday’ newspaper, the Pakistani-origin Cabinet member said he is looking into giving police more power to pursue so-called moped gangs of thieves, notorious for grabbing mobile phones in London and other cities of Britain.

  • UK peers demand end to ‘scandal’ of Indian professionals’ visa row

    London : Peers from Britain’s House of Lords have backed Indian professionals caught up in a visa row over their right to live and work in the UK, terming the government’s treatment of skilled workers from countries outside the European Union (EU) as a “national scandal”.

  • Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom suffers a cardiac arrest in UK

     London/Islamabad : Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, suffered a cardiac arrest in the UK and put on ventilator as her health deteriorated, her family said on Friday.

  • Mallya told to pay costs to Indian banks

    London : The UK High Court has ordered embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya to pay a minimum of 200,000 pounds towards the costs incurred by 13 Indian banks in their legal battle to recover alleged dues.