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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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Indian-origin author's debut novel wins book award in UK

Indian-origin writer Jasbinder Bilan has won a coveted British children's book award for her debut novel set in the Himalayas, inspired by...

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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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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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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-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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As Uber loses its London license, Indian firm Ola makes plans to expand into the UK capital

Indian ride-sharing firm Ola has begun signing up drivers in London ahead of plans to launch services in the capital "in the coming weeks".

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UK police charges 10 Indian-origin members of gang for smuggling, trafficking

British police have charged 10 suspected Indian-origin members of an organised crime group believed to have flown an estimated GBP 15.5...

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British-Indian Labour group slams party for lack of Indian-origin poll candidates

Labour Friends of India (LFIN), the diaspora group affiliated with the United Kingdom’s Labour Party, on Wednesday issued a statement...

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British-Indian man imprisoned over Islamophobic tweets

An Indian-origin British man who posted Islamophobic rants on social media in the wake of a terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert...

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Scotland Yard bans anti-India protesters from vicinity of Indian High Commission

Scotland Yard has imposed a ban on British Kashmiri protestors from assembling outside the Indian High Commission on Sunday for an...

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Indian-origin people among targets of rising hate crime wave in the UK

The police in England and Wales recorded over 100,000 incidents of hate crime in 2018-19, including many affecting members of the Indian...

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Indian-origin parents of child who died in an accident demand review of UK’s highway system

Following the death of their eight-year-old son in a road accident, the Indian-origin parents are calling for a review of the United...

UK

Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee helps raise funds for Kolkata’s underprivileged children

Indian-origin Miss England 2019 Bhasha Mukherjee took part in a drive to help raise funds for a United Kingdom (UK) charity working with...

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Indian-origin Labour MP Keith Vaz demands party rescind Kashmir resolution

Indian-origin Member of Parliament Keith Vaz has demanded the Labour Party rescind an emergency resolution passed calling for international...

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BBC reverses decision to censure Indian-origin anchor after massive backlash

The British Broadcasting Company (BBC), the United Kingdom’s (UK) public service media house, has overturned its decision to uphold a...

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