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Birthday wishes pour in from around the globe as Indian PM Modi turns 70

A 71-kg cake, a 'Know NaMo' quiz and congratulations pouring in from around the world marked the 70th birthday of Indian Prime Minister...

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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...

Covid-19

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...

UK

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

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak considering proposal to feature ethnic-minority figures on coins

Indian-origin UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is reportedly considering a proposal for influential ethnic minority figures to be...

UK

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...

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

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

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

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

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

Indian-origin UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak gears up to present Budget on Wednesday

Rishi Sunak, United Kingdom's first Indian-origin finance minister, is reportedly set to scrap an unpopular tax on women's sanitary products...

UK

Caretaker Irish PM Varadkar warns Ireland to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Indian-origin Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said he believes there is a “growing possibility” of a no-deal Brexit at the end of...

UK

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

UK govt's new visa system to make is easier for skilled Indian workers to immigrate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UK Home Secretary Priti Patel have reportedly accepted the UK Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC)...

UK

Britain exits EU amid night of parties and protests

Amid pro-Brexit celebrations and anti-Brexit protests, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union at 23:00 GMT on Friday more...

UK

Britain to leave EU today: A timeline of what happens next

January 31, 2020. That’s the date Brexiteers have been looking forward to for some time now. After four years of false-starts and stalled...

UK

How much will Brexit cost the UK economy? Over GBP 200 billion, estimates this report

With an expensive Brexit looming on the horizon, business analysts estimate that the costs to the British economy have already passed the...

UK

Indian-origin medical association chief warns UK PM about NHS crash

The Indian-origin chief of one of the United Kingdom's leading medical associations has urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ramp...

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Boris Johnson appoints Indian-origin academic to look into anti-Muslim bias among Tories

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed an Indian-origin academic for an independent review into allegations of...

UK

Four newcomers, 11 returning Indian-origin MPs in UK 2019 polls

The United Kingdom 2019 elections might have seen the Conservatives gain a record majority, but they are in a photo finish with the Labour...

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