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British defence minister resigns in ‘best man’ scandal

BRITISH defence secretary Liam Fox resigned on Friday (October 14) amid a spiralling scandal over his links to the best man at his wedding,...

UK Treasury minister: ‘challenging times’ for economy

BRITAIN’S Treasury minister Danny Alexander said on Friday (September 16) the country faced “very challenging times” and it would take time to rebalance its...

Foreigners stay calm and carry on in London riots

“BLOODY foreigners...” someone tweeted when word circulated that Turkish and Kurdish people were gathering on the streets of east London to defend their shops...

Prince William marries Kate in glittering ceremony

PRINCE William and Kate Middleton married at Westminster Abbey on Friday (April 29) in a sumptuous show of British pageantry that attracted a huge...

Cameron speech rapped by Cable and Vaz

PRIME minister David Cameron's speech about immigration has already earned him a sharp rebuke from political opponents and a disgruntled reaction from his government...

Vodafone issues legal notice to India over tax plan

BRITISH phone giant Vodafone served a legal notice today on the Indian government over a plan to retroactively tax overseas business deals, saying it...

UK tourist dies in S. Africa boat accident

TWO TOURISTS, one of them from Britain, died in South Africa when their boat capsized during a seal-watching trip near Cape Town, rescue officials...

Three in London court over Indian general stabbing

THREE men charged with stabbing the Indian general who led a deadly 1984 raid on Sikhism’s holiest shrine in India appeared in court in...

Nurse who took prank call about royal Kate found dead

AN INDIAN nurse from Mangalore, who answered a prank call at the London hospital that was treating Prince William’s pregnant wife Kate for morning...

UN to question Nepal over torture suspect

THE UNITED NATIONS is to investigate Nepal’s vetting process for UN peacekeepers after a Nepalese army officer working for the organisation was arrested on...