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Election speculation in air as Britain readies for “last chance” Brexit battle

Prime Minister Boris Johnson summoned ministers to a meeting on Monday, stoking speculation he could call an election if parliament defeats the government over...

British Sikh woman’s honour killing story hits UK TV screens

A high-profile honour killing case of a British Sikh woman who was taken to India by her UK-based family and then killed in Punjab...

Indian-origin woman’s body found hidden in suitcase in UK        

A 46-year-old Indian-origin woman's body was found hidden in a suitcase dumped in an alleyway in the UK following which her husband has been...

UK gangs exploiting children as young as seven to deal drugs

British schoolchildren as young as seven are being exploited by criminal gangs and forced to deal drugs, with some duped into debt bondage, researchers...

UK to continue farm subsidies for five years after Brexit

The British government said Thursday it will match European Union subsidies for farmers for around five years after Brexit until it puts in place...

UK economy lost more speed in September, before new lockdown

Britain's economy grew by a slower than expected 1.1% in September from August even before the latest COVID-19 restrictions on businesses, leaving it lagging...

Britain’s first openly transgender candidate stands for election

    Britain's first openly transgender candidate was standing for election for the opposition Labour party on Thursday, seeking to unseat the Conservative lawmaker who has...

Arise Sir Tom: Queen Elizabeth knights 100-year-old fundraising captain

Queen Elizabeth knighted Captain Tom Moore on Friday, recognising the 100-year-old for lifting Britain's spirits during the gloom of the coronavirus pandemic by raising...

British Sikhs march in solidarity with Punjab farmers; fined for breaching COVID rules

A British Sikh man has been handed a £10,000 fine for breach of the COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings following a "Kisaan Rally” organised...

British hotel sex gang convicted of trafficking south-east Asian women

Three gang members who lured women from south-east Asia and set them up as prostitutes in hotels in 12 British cities were found guilty...