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‘Really good news’: UK health minister welcomes Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine results

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was "fantastic news" that data on Monday showed that a COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca with Oxford...

Indian-origin Issa brothers buy Walmart’s UK supermarket chain Asda

Britain's billionaire Issa brothers and private equity group TDR Capital have bought Asda from Walmart in a deal which gives the British supermarket chain...

Indian Student Racially Abused For Defending Hijab-Clad Woman In UK

A 28-year-old Indian-origin student in the UK has been racially attacked by a white man, shouting "Brexit, go back home" after the Briton made...

BBC to scrap free TV licences for people over 75

Pensioners in Britain who have watched television such as "Blue Planet" and "Doctor Who" for free will have to start paying after the publicly-funded...

UK’s post-Brexit visa strategy to benefit Indian students, professionals

A British government White Paper on its post-Brexit visas and immigration strategy unveiled in Parliament on Wednesday is expected to benefit Indian students and...

Study finds UK lockdown is slowing spread of COVID-19; deaths reach 2,352

Lockdown and social distancing measures introduced by the British government to slow the spread of COVID-19 may already be working, according to preliminary research...

Marilyn Monroe belongings on display in London

Handwritten notes, jewellery and a trove of other personal items belonging to Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe have gone on display in a London exhibition...

Britain revamps border force over lax security

BRITAIN said yesterday it was putting its border guards under separate control ahead of the London Olympics after a critical report found hundreds of...

UK says Jallianwala Bagh massacre ‘deeply shameful’, avoids apology

The UK has sidestepped London mayor Sadiq Khan's call for an official apology on the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre, saying the government has "rightly...

EU panel to take up with India ‘denial’ of visa to member

Chairman of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs David McAllister on Wednesday said he would take up with the Indian government the issue...