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UK companies outsourcing customs jobs to India in anticipation of post-Brexit surge

Companies in the United Kingdom are planning on hiring cheaper overseas labour to complete their customs paperwork post-Brexit, creating...

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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.

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UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak lights Diwali 'diyas' on Downing Street doorstep

United Kingdom's Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak was seen lighting diyas (earthen lamps) outside Number 11 Downing...

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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...

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Was too fat when I contracted COVID-19, have lost 26 pounds: Boris Johnson

During an online party conference, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was too fat when he became gravely ill with COVID-19 and...

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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...

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Indian-origin professor led group speaks out against UK's anti-coronavirus measures

A prominent Indian-origin Oxford University academic is leading a group of over 30 academics who have expressed their doubts over the UK...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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".

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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...

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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...

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