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UK to allow quarantine-free travel from US, EU from next week; India remains on red list

United Kingdom announced that fully-vaccinated travellers from the United States and European Union (EU) countries will be able to avoid a...

UK

Hinduphobia Row: Oxford University agrees Rashmi Samant was bullied after investigation

Hinduphobia Row - Months after the first female Indian President-elect of Oxford University Student’s Union Rashmi Samant was vilified and...

UK

EU rejects Britain's post-Brexit trade agreement request

The European Union has turned down UK's request to rewrite its previous agreement, including post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland.

Global

UK Carrier Group, Indian Navy conduct naval exercises in Bay of Bengal

The United Kingdom's Carrier Strike Group led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s largest warship, is conducting a...

Global

UK issues heat warning amid sweltering conditions

United Kingdom's Met office has issued extreme heat weather warning as sweltering conditions have continued for several days in parts of the...

UK

Boris Johnson urges caution as Britain further eases curbs

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson today announced further relaxations of the Covid-induced restrictions, even as he urged the citizens to...

UK

UK PM, Chancellor to self-isolate after Health Secretary tests COVID positive

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak will self-isolate as they have come in contact with...

Covid-19

Can't think of a time when I didn't want to be a racing driver: Karun Chandhok

In an exclusive interview, Indian racing icon Karun Chandhok talks to Connected to India about his life in racing, his career both on and...

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UK needs at least 50k nurses until 2024: Labour Department

The United Kingdom (UK) needs at least 50,000 nurses until 2024 as it opens its labour market for more job opportunities for Filipino...

UK

Britain eases norms for amber list countries, UAE still on red list

Fully inoculated British residents returning from amber list countries will no longer need to quarantine. However, anyone vaccinated outside...

Covid-19

Global COVID tally breaches 186.7 mn, deaths over 4.02 mn

University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global Covid caseload, death toll and the total...

Covid-19

England's Football Association condemns racist abuse against players following Euro loss

England's Football Association released a statement condeming the racist abuse against players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka...

Other Sports

Over 80 million vaccine jabs administered across UK: Report

More than 80 million covid vaccines have been administered across the UK through the largest and most successful vaccination programme in...

Covid-19

UK, Singapore begin talks on digital trade technology, barriers

The United Kingdom and Singapore have started negotiations on cutting barriers to digital trade, seeking to go further than the rollover...

Global

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...

Singapore

Heathrow Airport to reopen closed terminal for travellers from India and other “red list” countries

UK citizens and residents arriving from countries like India, Brazil, Turkey, South Africa, among others are required to serve a supervised...

UK

Indian-origin student Anvee Bhutani elected Oxford Student Union president

Anvee Bhutani won a byelection that was held after the resignation of Indian student Rashmi Samant, who was forced to step down in February...

UK

UK pilot and Khalsa Aid volunteer Jaspal Singh honoured by Prime Minister Boris Johnson

UK News: Jaspal Singh was given the Points of Light award for volunteering to fly 200 donated oxygen concentrators to India.

UK

Indian student Rashmi Samant resigns as Oxford Student Union President after old “racist” social media posts emerge

Samant, who hails from Udupi, Karnataka, is studying for an MSc in energy systems at Linacre College at Oxford University and had scored a...

UK

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting second child

The couple are already parents to one-year-old Archie.

UK

Scotland Yard celebrates 50th anniversary of its first Sikh female officer

PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962.

UK

Emirates and Etihad suspend flights following UK’s travel ban on UAE, Burundi and Rwanda

Emirates and Etihad suspend flights following UK’s travel ban on UAE, Burundi and Rwanda

UAE

Passengers travelling from UK to India in January will have to undergo a mandatory RT-PCR COVID test

Travelers will be required to submit self-declaration forms on an online portal at least 72 hours prior to travel and also carry a negative...

Covid-19

Sikh charities in the UK provide food to truckers stranded at France border

France is one of over 50 countries, including India and Singapore, that has banned travellers from the UK after the discovery of a new, and...

UK

Singapore signs free trade agreement with UK, working on digital economy partnership

Under the UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA), companies in both countries will enjoy the same benefits that they are receiving under...

Singapore