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Brexit 2020: 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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Royal huddle today as Queen set to meet Prince Charles, William and Harry for crisis talks

The meeting comes on the heels of the shock announcement by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, that would “step...

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After royal rift, Meghan returns to Canada as Madame Tussauds moves Duke and Duchess of Sussex from Royal exhibit

Following the shakeup in the British Royal family over the past few days Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has returned to Canada to be with...

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#Megxit trends in the UK as Prince Harry and Meghan ‘step back’ from Royal Family

Their announcement is said to have caught Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince William by surprise.

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British Museum acquires Indian Pahari watercolour for GBP 440,000

An 18th-century watercolour Indian Pahari painting, said to be “a masterpiece unparalleled in North Indian art”, has been acquired by...

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Indian-origin UK MP Lisa Nandy formally launches bid for Labour leadership

British Indian Member of Parliament Lisa Nandy formally launched her bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of the Labour party, urging...

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35 NRIs in Queen’s New Year Honours List 2020

Among the recipients are 3 Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 6 Order of the British Empire (OBE), 16 Members of the...

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Indian-origin UK MP Rishi Sunak to get new ‘economic super-ministry’ portfolio: Sources

Indian-origin Deputy Finance Minister in the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak has been tipped by Conservative Party insiders to helm a new...

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UK to double fast-track visas for scientists from India and other countries: Priti Patel

The United Kingdom government on Monday announced plans to double fast-track visas for scientists from around the world, including from...

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Indian-origin medical association chief warns UK PM about NHS crash

The Indian-origin chief of one of the United Kingdom's leading medical associations has urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ramp...

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Indian-origin UK postmasters awarded settlement after winning post office stealing scandal case

Over 550 sub-postmasters in the United Kingdom, many of them of Indian-origin, were awarded a GBP 57.8 million settlement by the UK High...

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New UK visa plan to hire doctors, nurses from India and other countries

The United Kingdom government on Thursday announced plans to introduce a new visa for qualified doctors and nurses from countries around the...

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Boris Johnson appoints Indian-origin academic to look into anti-Muslim bias among Tories

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed an Indian-origin academic for an independent review into allegations of...

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Indian Cambridge scholar gets support from over 2000 academics for request to stay in the UK

Over 2,000 academics in the United Kingdom have come out in support of Indian sociologist Asiya lslam following the UK Home Office’s...

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Indian-origin Lisa Nandy top contender to replace Corbyn as new Labour Party leader

Indian-origin Labour MP Lisa Nandy has emerged a frontrunner to replace party leader Jeremy Corbyn after the party’s disastrous election...

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Four newcomers, 11 returning Indian-origin MPs in UK 2019 polls

The United Kingdom 2019 elections might have seen the Conservatives gain a record majority, but they are in a photo finish with the Labour...

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UK polls: Tories hammer Labour to get largest majority in 33 years

With results in for almost all constituencies across the United Kingdom (641 out of 650 seats), it is clear that Boris Johnson will return...

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UK election: Pre-poll survey gives Johnson lead but hung Parliament still a possibility

With a total of 3,322 candidates standing across 650 seats in the House of Commons, this election is expected to throw up the most diverse...

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Your one-stop guide to the UK elections

As the UK heads to polls, Connected to India tells you everything you need to know about the British elections.

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