British Police have started investigating the alleged gangrape of a girl’s ‘avatar’ in a virtual reality game, media reports said. This is believed to be the first case of this kind to be probed that involves Metaverse. The alleged victim, identified only as a girl under 16, was wearing a virtual reality headset in an […]

American Airlines flight makes struggling landing at London Airport amid high winds

An American Airlines flight struggled and experienced a bumpy landing at the Heathrow Airport in London amid strong winds caused due to Storm Gerrit on Wednesday (December 27, 2023). A video of the landing was shared on X by BigJetTV where the wings of the  Boeing 777 were seen tilting and angling towards the ground on […]

UK: Inflation rate drops to 3.9%, country records its lowest figure in 2 years

The British government’s inflation rate has dropped sharply to touch the lowest level figure of 3.9 percent, as per official data released on Wednesday (December 20, 2023). Data showed the inflation dropped banking on falling petrol prices. In November, the Consumer Prices Index touched 3.9 percent. It stood at 4.6 percent in October. “The Consumer […]

UK introduces tougher visa rule to cut migration

The UK government has unveiled a plan to slash migration levels and curb abuse of the immigration system, delivering the biggest-ever reduction in net migration. “Together, this package will mean around 300,000 people who came to the UK last year would now not be able to come,” read a statement issued by the UK government. […]

Manchester Test called off after Team India support staff member tests COVID positive

The fifth Test match between India and England scheduled to be held in Manchester has been postponed indefinitely in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak within the India squad.

Cup of kindness: British High Commission, Singapore Restaurant Rescue combine for a cause

The British High Commission and Singapore Restaurant Rescue are working in tandem to encourage people to get creative with their afternoon tea. To get involved, Singapore residents simply need to make time for an afternoon tea between June 12 and June 30.

Indian Health Ministry to meet to discuss mutated COVID strain in UK

The Indian Union Health Ministry has called an urgent meeting of its Joint Monitoring Group today to discuss the emergence of a mutated variant of the coronavirus in the United Kingdom.

India denies entry to UK Labour MP who chairs Parliamentary group on Kashmir

The controversy surrounding British Labour MP Debbie Abrahams took a new turn on Tuesday with the Indian High Commission in London stating that the MP did not have a valid visa when she landed in New Delhi, even as the Labour MP on her Twitter page posted a copy of the printed e-visa she was reporte

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