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FPJ Edit: Britain’s turn now to sanction China

FPJ Edit: Britain’s turn now to sanction China

China is fast becoming the pariah of the international community. On Monday, the British Government suspended its extradition treaty with...Read More

Coronavirus bill approved to give UK gov't great powers

Coronavirus bill approved to give UK gov't great powers

Hancock added that the bill jointly agreed with the governments of Britain, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland "gives us the power to f...Read More

UK to offer 330 bln pounds of loans to businesses as coronavirus outbreak escalates

UK to offer 330 bln pounds of loans to businesses as coronavirus outbreak escalates

The announcement came just six days after the British government last Wednesday pledged a 30-billion-pound stimulus plan to shore up the ...Read More

British government publishes Brexit deal bill ahead of key debate

British government publishes Brexit deal bill ahead of key debate

London: The British government has published its Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill ahead of the beginning of a key Commons debate on Tuesd...Read More

London denies plotting last-minute Brexit vote

London denies plotting last-minute Brexit vote

London: The British government denied Wednesday it was secretly plotting to force MPs into a last-minute choice on Brexit between a rejig...Read More

European Union citizens in UK can apply to stay

European Union citizens in UK can apply to stay

London: Citizens from the European Union (EU) member states who are currently living in the UK and who wish to stay in the country after ...Read More

Another UK minister quits over Brexit deal

Another UK minister quits over Brexit deal

London: British government minister Sam Gyimah quit late Friday over Prime Minister Theresa May’s “naive” Brexit plan, dealing her anothe...Read More

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‘Bad’ Brexit to cost JLR $1.6 bn a year

London : Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover has warned the British government that a “bad” Brexit deal could jeopardise the country’s bi...Read More

On This Day in History: June 21, 1948 – Lord Mountbatten resigned as the Governor General of India

On This Day in History: June 21, 1948 – Lord Mountbatten resigned as the Governor General of India

On this day, June 21, in the year 1948, Lord Mountbatten resigned as the Governor General of India. Mountbatten was the last British vice...Read More

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British MP, Indian groups seek action in London

Indian flag desecration

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UK backs US military action in Syria

Washington : The British government has signaled that it was ready to back US military action against Syria, saying it was “highly likely...Read More

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Spy poisoning fake story, UK playing with fire: Russia

Moscow : Russia, at a UN Security Council meeting, has accused the British government of inventing a “fake story” and warned that it was ...Read More

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Russia complains over airplane search in UK

London : The Russian Embassy in London on Saturday accused the UK of “improperly” searching a Russian airplane that had landed at the Bri...Read More

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IS-linked India-origin woman held for abducting UK couple

Johannesburg : A 27-year-old Indian-origin woman and her partner, both allegedly linked to the ISIS terror group, have been arrested and ...Read More

Fifty Things that made the modern economy by Tim Harford: Review

Fifty Things that made the modern economy by Tim Harford: Review

Name of the book: Fifty Things That Made The Modern Economy

Brexit bill: British government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

Brexit bill: British government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

London: The British government has been narrowly defeated in a key vote on its Brexit bill after a rebellion by 11 Tory MPs.  In a blow t...Read More

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Jallianwala Bagh massacre deeply shameful says UK, avoids apology

London : The UK has sidestepped London mayor Sadiq Khan’s call for an official apology on the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre, saying the ...Read More

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says British Govt should apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says British Govt should apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Amritsar: The British government should apologise for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said today,...Read More

Mumbai: UK’s visa norms a big mistake, says London mayor Sadiq Khan

Mumbai: UK’s visa norms a big mistake, says London mayor Sadiq Khan

Mumbai: London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday said he was “lobbying” with the British government to change its stringent visa norms, which he...Read More

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CBI team to attend Mallya’s extradition trial in London

New Delhi : A team of CBI officers will attend the extradition trial of industrialist Vijay Mallya, who is facing a probe by the agency i...Read More

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