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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.

Global

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...

Cricket

“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.

UK

Royal huddle today as Queen set to meet Prince Charles, William and Harry for crisis talks

The meeting comes on the heels of the shock announcement by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, that would “step...

UK

#Megxit trends in the UK as Prince Harry and Meghan ‘step back’ from Royal Family

Their announcement is said to have caught Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince William by surprise.

UK

35 NRIs in Queen’s New Year Honours List 2020

Among the recipients are 3 Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 6 Order of the British Empire (OBE), 16 Members of the...

UK NRI Stories

Indian consulates across the world celebrate Constitution Day

Indian consulates around the world celebrated the occasion with several world leaders posting messages of congratulations as well.

Global

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

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