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Indian-origin UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak gears up to present Budget on Wednesday

Rishi Sunak, United Kingdom's first Indian-origin finance minister, is reportedly set to scrap an unpopular tax on women's sanitary products...

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UK court rejects Nirav Modi’s fifth bail plea; extradition trial to start in May

A UK court rejected fugitive Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi’s bail plea for the fifth time. He is fighting extradition to India on...

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Caretaker Irish PM Varadkar warns Ireland to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Indian-origin Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said he believes there is a “growing possibility” of a no-deal Brexit at the end of...

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Indian diaspora in Europe protests against Delhi riots, calls for Amit Shah to resign

Indians across Europe turned out for protests against the recent riots in New Delhi with several diaspora groups in London calling for the...

British PM Boris Johnson backs Priti Patel amid allegations of bullying against her

Sir Philip Rutnam resigned from the UK Home Office over the weekend blaming Patel for a "vicious and orchestrated campaign" against him.

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Indian-origin MP Suella Braverman sworn in as UK Attorney-General

Indian-origin Suella Braverman was formally sworn in as UK’s new Attorney General at a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice in London....

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Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to present UK Budget on March 11

New Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is set to get off to a flying start as he helms the UK government in presenting...

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What UK’s new points-based visa system means for Indian and other migrants

United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday announced the launch of the UK's new points-based visa system, aimed at attracting...

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Arguments wrap up in Mallya’s appeal against extradition in UK High Court, no verdict yet

The hearing into embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition came to an end on Thursday at the Royal Courts of...

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Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law Rishi Sunak appointed UK Finance Minister in post-Brexit Cabinet reshuffle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday named Indian-origin politician Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister, after Chancellor of...

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Mallya’s appeal against extradition continues as prosecution lays Indian government’s case before UK court

Arguing on behalf of the Indian government, the prosecution in the high court of England and Wales hearing controversial businessman Vijay...

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‘Multiple errors’ in extradition judgment, claim Mallya’s lawyers

Embattled Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday appeared before the Royal Courts of Justice in London for his appeal against...

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UK court to hear Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition today

The United Kingdom High Court is expected to today begin hearing embattled Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s appeal against being...

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UK govt's new visa system to make is easier for skilled Indian workers to immigrate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UK Home Secretary Priti Patel have reportedly accepted the UK Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC)...

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Britain exits EU amid night of parties and protests

Amid pro-Brexit celebrations and anti-Brexit protests, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union at 23:00 GMT on Friday more...

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UK court orders sale of Vijay Mallya’s yacht to repay debt

A United Kingdom court on Monday ordered that a Force India yacht linked to former liquor baron Vijay Mallya be sold and its proceeds...

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Large-scale protests against CAA in London on Republic Day weekend

Students, activists and representatives from several Indian diaspora and human rights organisations gathered opposite Downing Street in...

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British-Indian MP Lisa Nandy amongst top two candidates for new Labour leader

Indian-origin British Member of Parliament Lisa Nandy on Wednesday became one of two Labour candidates to earn the requisite support from...

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Britain to leave EU today: A timeline of what happens next

January 31, 2020. That’s the date Brexiteers have been looking forward to for some time now. After four years of false-starts and stalled...

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“There was no other option” says Harry as Queen strips him and Meghan of royal titles

"The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly," said Harry, in his first public speech since...

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UK High Court begins hearing match-fixing accused Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition appeal

The United Kingdom High Court on Thursday began hearing an application for permission to appeal filed by alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla after...

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How much will Brexit cost the UK economy? Over GBP 200 billion, estimates this report

With an expensive Brexit looming on the horizon, business analysts estimate that the costs to the British economy have already passed the...

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Queen agrees to “period of transition” for Harry and Meghan after 2-hour royal crisis meeting

Queen Elizabeth II said she had "very constructive" talks with Harry, his brother Prince William and their father Prince Charles.

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Indian-origin lawyer suing supermarket chain Tesco in the UK over chocolate bar

A 63-year-old Indian-origin lawyer in the United Kingdom has filed a lawsuit against the nation’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco over his...

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