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CtoI News Desk October 17th 2019 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

In Pics: Durga Puja, Navratri celebrations across the world

Across the world the Indian community is coming together to celebrate and rejoice in the festivities that lead up to Dussehra and Diwali.

Festivals

Report: Boris Johnson apologised to Queen after court ruled Parliament suspension unlawful

Reports also suggest a breakdown of trust between Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street.

UK

British Parliament to resume after UK Supreme Court rules suspension “unlawful”

Britain's highest court had ruled on Tuesday that Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was illegal.

UK

Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament “unlawful”, rules UK Supreme Court

The UK Supreme Court said that Johnson's suspension of Parliament is "void and of no effect".

UK

UK travel giant Thomas Cook collapse leaves over 1 lakh tourists stranded, 22,000 jobs cut

The bankruptcy declaration has resulted in the UK’s biggest repatriation effort since World War II as they try to bring back stranded...

Corporate

UK PM Boris Johnson denies lying to the Queen over suspension of Parliament

Boris Johnson's denial comes after a Scottish court ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament so was unlawful.

UK

Chaos in UK as court rules Johnson’s dissolution of Parliament was unlawful

The ruling by the Scottish court has prompted calls for the immediate return to work of lawmakers as the British government battles over the...

UK

Good news for Indian students as UK reintroduces two-year post-study work visa

The UK's Boris Johnson-led government has announced the reintroduction of the two-year post-study work visa scrapped in 2012.

UK

NRI industrialist nominated to the UK Parliament’s House of Lords

NRI entrepreneur Rami Ranger was on Tuesday nominated to the United Kingdom Parliament’s House of Lords for his outstanding service to the...

UK

Boris Johnson suspends UK Parliament till October 14 after another Brexit defeat

Following yet another defeat of his plans to push through a no-deal Brexit, British PM Boris Johnson has suspended the Parliament for five...

UK

No-deal Brexit will lead to fuel, food and medicine shortage in the UK: Leaked documents

Leaked official government documents predict shortages of fuel, food and medicine if Britain leaves the European Union without a transition...

UK

UK to ease immigration rules for scientists, says Boris Johnson

The United Kingdom will fast-track visas in a bid to relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit, Prime Minister...

UK

Study: London world’s best city for students

London has been named as the world's best city for students for the second consecutive year, beating cities like Tokyo and Melbourne in the...

UK

Britain’s ‘desi’ cabinet shows impact of Indian diaspora: UK envoy

New United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 'desi' cabinet is a profound testament to the impact of the Indian diaspora in the...

UK

Increase in number of Indian students applying to UK universities

The latest data revealed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), the UK's centralised university application system, has...

UK

British PM candidate Boris Johnson pledges improved trade ties with India if elected

Boris Johnson, the former UK foreign secretary and the frontrunner in the race to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, has pledged...

UK

Asian passports remain most powerful, UK & US passport power declines

Japan and Singapore maintained their top spot as the world’s most powerful passports in the third quarter report published by the Henley...

Global