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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...

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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.

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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)...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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UK polls: Tories hammer Labour to get largest majority in 33 years

With results in for almost all constituencies across the United Kingdom (641 out of 650 seats), it is clear that Boris Johnson will return...

UK

UK election: Pre-poll survey gives Johnson lead but hung Parliament still a possibility

With a total of 3,322 candidates standing across 650 seats in the House of Commons, this election is expected to throw up the most diverse...

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Your one-stop guide to the UK elections

As the UK heads to polls, Connected to India tells you everything you need to know about the British elections.

UK

Reactions to pro-Johnson Hindi campaign song range from amused to outraged

In line with the 2015 and 2017 elections in the United Kingdom, a Hindi music video urging people to vote for Conservatives and Boris...

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Kashmir a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, UK’s stand unchanged, says Boris Johnson

Johnson's statement came in the wake of a two-day trip to Kashmir by 23 members of European Parliaments to assess the situation.

UK

Boris Johnson to ask Parliament for elections on December 12

Johnson has said that he will ask the UK Parliament to vote on Monday to approve an early national poll to be held on December 12.

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Ball in EU’s court as UK Parliament blocks Boris Johnson’s Brexit timetable

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hit the pause button on his Brexit legislation after Members of Parliament (MPs) rejected...

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Johnson asks UK Parliament to open debate on his Brexit deal

The United Kingdom (UK) government has published its 110-page bill to turn Boris Johnson's Brexit deal into law.

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Johnson’s letters to EU president Tusk show he is scrambling to make Brexit deadline

Following his Parliamentary setback, United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly sent three contradictory letters to the...

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Boris faces setback as UK MPs vote to delay Brexit

Beleaguered United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit hopes were dealt a further blow as the UK Parliament voted to delay...

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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.

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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...

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