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Yashvardhan Sinha appointed India’s High Commissioner to UK

Senior IFS officer Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha was on Tuesday (Sept 27) appointed as India's High Commissioner to the UK succeeding Navtej Sarna.        ...

UK woman becomes world’s youngest commercial airline captain

A 26-year-old woman in the UK is believed to have become the world's youngest ever commercial airline captain, British media reported.         Kate McWilliams,...

UK police to probe Pakistan-born actor’s anti-India rant

British police on Monday (Sept 26) said they would investigate a Pakistani-born actor's anti-India rant on social media as a possible hate crime even as the ‘Coronation Street’...

British Indian MP takes charge of Conservative party group

  Indian-origin British MP Shailesh Vara has been appointed co-chairman of the Conservative Friends of India group that aims to build better links between the diaspora and the...

British baron’s daughter dies in Philippine drug war

A daughter of the late British baron Lord Moynihan has been killed in the Philippines where the government is waging a deadly war on...

Britain approves Hinkley Point nuclear deal

  Britain finally gave the go-ahead on Thursday (Sept 15) for Hinkley Point, its first nuclear plant in a generation, but set conditions to address...

In US visit, London mayor Khan criticizes Trump

Visiting London mayor Sadiq Khan on Thursday (Sept 16) criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments on Muslim immigration. Khan, who is of Pakistani descent...

UK Parliament standards watchdog to probe conduct of Keith Vaz

Britain's parliamentary standards watchdog has opened an inquiry into the country's longest- serving Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz after he was embroiled in a sex scandal over allegations...

BBC chair quits amid shake-up of British broadcaster

The head of the BBC's governing body has resigned after being asked by Prime Minister Theresa May to reapply for her job ahead of...

Cameron resigns as MP to end political career

  Britain's former prime minister David Cameron said on Monday he was resigning from his seat in parliament, ending his political career just weeks after...