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Hundreds sign petition to remove “symbol of British colonialism” statue of Robert Clive

British colonialist Robert Clive or “Clive of India”, as he is often known, played a key role in establishing Britain's colonial...

UK

Vijay Mallya loses appeal in UK court, faces extradition

Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel is now expected to take the final call and formally certify the court order for Mallya to be...

UK

England's lockdown to continue but with certain restrictions eased

The UK has had over 31,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus - a tally that is the highest in Europe and second only to the United States...

Covid-19

Social restrictions likely to last in the UK for the rest of the year, says chief medical adviser

Whitty said it was "wholly unrealistic" to expect life to return to normal any time soon and that in the long run the way out would be via a...

Covid-19

People of Indian origin are the worst affected ethnic group in the UK’s coronavirus outbreak

Of the 13,918 patients who died of the virus till 17 April, 16.2 per cent were of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background and...

Covid-19

Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court

The case will now go to Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel for a final decision.

UK

Britain extends COVID-19 lockdown for at least 3 weeks

Britain is among the countries worst hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, reporting hundreds of deaths per day.

Covid-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson out of hospital, says he owes NHS staff his life

"I can't thank them enough. I owe them my life," Johnson said in a video message, thanking the staff at St Thomas's Hospital in central...

Covid-19

Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee resumes career as doctor to help NHS fight COVID-19 outbreak

Bhasha Mukherjee reportedly returned to the UK on Wednesday and will self-isolate for one to two weeks before returning to work at the...

Covid-19

British PM Boris Johnson stable after spending second night in intensive care

On Tuesday evening, the prime minister's spokesman said his "condition is stable and he remains in intensive care for close monitoring."

Covid-19

Indian-origin cardiac surgeon dies due to COVID-19 in the UK

An associate specialist in cardio-thoracic surgery at the University Hospital of Wales (UHW), Rathod was an "incredibly dedicated surgeon",...

Covid-19

British PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worsen

Johnson has been battling COVID-19 since March 27 and was admitted to hospital on Sunday after his symptoms persisted.

Covid-19

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19

Johnson had announced that he had tested positive and was showing mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus on March 27.

Covid-19

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

Johnson said that he is in self-isolation and will continue to lead the government’s efforts to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak via...

Covid-19

After India, the UK claps for its healthcare workers fighting COVID-19

Using the #clapforourcarers and #clapforNHS, social media was flooded with people across the UK applauding.

Covid-19

UK goes into lockdown as Boris Johnson announces strict new measures to fight COVID-19​

In a televised statement, Johnson said that the UK was facing a "moment of national emergency".

Covid-19

Rishi Sunak announces USD 400 billion package to help UK businesses battle COVID-19

Sunak said the new measures were equivalent to 15 percent of the GDP and were available to "any business that needs access to cash".

Covid-19

UK cracks down with enhanced measures to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson also told Londoners to pay special attention to these measures and follow them strictly as the disease is...

Covid-19

US bans all travel from Europe, except the UK, for 30 days

The United States has banned all travel from Europe for 30 days from March 13 in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

Covid-19

UK health department minister tests positive for COVID-19

The Conservative MP was amongst those who helped craft the legislation to fight the COVID-19 outbreak and is the first British politician to...

UK

COVID-19: WHO chief issues warning, UK releases action plan, Thailand’s new quarantine rule

COVID-19 has infected over 90,000 people in 73 countries with over 3100 deaths across the globe.

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British PM Boris Johnson backs Priti Patel amid allegations of bullying against her

Sir Philip Rutnam resigned from the UK Home Office over the weekend blaming Patel for a "vicious and orchestrated campaign" against him.

UK

Match fixing accused Sanjeev Chawla extradited from UK to India

Chawla lost his appeals against extradition both in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) last week as well as in the Royal Courts of...

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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...

UK

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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