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India, UK to finalise post-Brexit trade deals early in 2021, claim officials

Post-Brexit, India and UK may finalise trade agreements in areas like pharmaceuticals, fintech, chemicals, defence manufacturing, petroleum...

Global

Modi, UK PM Johnson discuss 'quantum jump' in India-UK partnership, MEA says

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated "their shared desire" to impart a quantum jump to the...

UK

UK companies outsourcing customs jobs to India in anticipation of post-Brexit surge

Companies in the United Kingdom are planning on hiring cheaper overseas labour to complete their customs paperwork post-Brexit, creating...

UK

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

A London-based Indian-origin economics professor has been appointed to a new expert panel set up by the UK government to advise on the use...

UK NRI Stories

UK PM Boris Johnson issues October 15 deadline for Brexit-deal

British chief negotiator David Frost and his EU counterpart Michel Barnier are now due to meet in London starting Tuesday for an eighth...

UK

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...

UK

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...

UK

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)...

UK

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...

UK

EU-Singapore free trade agreement to apply to UK till December 31

EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) will apply to the United Kingdom (UK) till December 31.

Singapore

EU Parliament postpones vote on CAA till March session

Members of the European Parliament debated a joint motion combining five different resolutions against India's Citizenship Amendment Act at...

Global

Brexit: 'We will always love you', EU tells UK as it ratifies withdrawal agreement in landslide vote

The European Parliament overwhelmingly approved the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement on Wednesday evening with 621 votes in favour, 49 against...

Global

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...

UK

India, UK attracted record tech investments in 2019: Report

India attracted tech investments worth USD 9.36 billion in 2019, a 95 per cent increase compared with the previous year, according to data...

Corporate

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...

UK

UK Parliament backs general elections on December 12

The United Kingdom Parliament on Tuesday approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to hold a general election on December 12 amid a...

UK

Boris Johnson to ask Parliament for elections on December 12

Johnson has said that he will ask the UK Parliament to vote on Monday to approve an early national poll to be held on December 12.

UK

Ball in EU’s court as UK Parliament blocks Boris Johnson’s Brexit timetable

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hit the pause button on his Brexit legislation after Members of Parliament (MPs) rejected...

UK

Johnson asks UK Parliament to open debate on his Brexit deal

The United Kingdom (UK) government has published its 110-page bill to turn Boris Johnson's Brexit deal into law.

UK

Johnson’s letters to EU president Tusk show he is scrambling to make Brexit deadline

Following his Parliamentary setback, United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly sent three contradictory letters to the...

UK

Boris faces setback as UK MPs vote to delay Brexit

Beleaguered United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit hopes were dealt a further blow as the UK Parliament voted to delay...

UK

Britain and the European Union reach a Brexit deal

The deal still has to be formally approved by the economic bloc and ratified by the European and UK Parliaments.

UK

Indian-origin Nobel Laureate sounds warning over Brexit backlash in science sector

Indian-origin Nobel Prize-winning biologist Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, based in the United Kingdom (UK), has warned the British...

UK

Brexit on October 31 a 'priority' for British government, says Queen Elizabeth

The Queen announced in a speech to lawmakers a list of 26 new bills ranging from implementing a yet-to-be finalised EU divorce agreement to...

UK

Brexit talks on the verge of collapse: Reports

Britain and the European Union have accused each other of intransigence and sabotage.

UK