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British PM Boris Johnson says he is in good health after being exposed to COVID+ person

Johnson reportedly met a group of MPs at Downing Street on Thursday, one of whom subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.


London to tighten coronavirus restrictions starting this weekend amid rising cases

London will tighten coronavirus restrictions due to a rising number of cases with the capital moving to tier two high alert level starting...


Indian ride-hailing company Ola stripped of operating licence in London

Transport for London (TfL) said that the taxi app was not "fit and proper" to hold an operating licence having put passenger safety at risk.


Indian students appeal to PM Boris Johnson for justice in row over English language test

The letter is an appeal from the students, asking for justice after being accused of cheating in a compulsory English language test six...


Boris Johnson lays out new COVID-19 restrictions for UK, measures could last 6 months

Among the measures, Johnson has ordered restaurants and bars to close earlier each night starting September 24 and has abandoned plans to...


GBP 10,000 fine for those who break COVID-19 rules in England, announces Boris Johnson

Almost 42,000 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 have died in Britain.


Travellers from Singapore to UK no longer have to quarantine

The United Kingdom (UK) has added Singapore and Thailand to its Travel Corridor list.


As COVID-19 infections rise yet again, Boris Johnson re-imposes stricter socialising measures

The new rules however will not apply to workplaces or schools, and exceptions will also be made for weddings, funerals and some organised...


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...


Mahatma Gandhi’s gold-rimmed spectacles sell for over INR 2.5 crore at auction

The spectacles sold within six minutes of bidding and were bought by an American collector.


Delhi to London by bus? Indian company announces unique journey

The journey will be undertaken in a special 20-seater bus, equipped with business class seats and the company will also take care of the...


Gold-plated spectacles reportedly worn by Mahatma Gandhi to be auctioned in the UK

The spectacles are expected to fetch between GBP 10,000-15,000 in the auction.


It’s a made-in-India Hero Cycles bike for UK PM Boris Johnson as he launches a cycling drive

The Viking Pro bike is part of India's Hero Motors Company owned Insync brand, designed in Manchester and made in India by parent company...


UK government cannot set a timeline for Mallya’s extradition: UK envoy

The UK government had earlier indicated that Mallya is unlikely to be extradited to India anytime soon, as there is a legal issue that needs...


Council votes to not remove “racist” statue of Robert Clive in Shrewsbury, UK

In a vote held this week, 28 councillors chose to take no action on the statue, while 17 voted in favour of action.


Boris Johnson honours 73-year-old “Skipping Sikh” for raising money for the NHS

73-year-old Rajinder Singh has been awarded the Points of Light, an honour given to outstanding individual volunteers and people making a...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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.


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.


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...


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...