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Should English cricketer Ollie Robinson be rehabilitated or punished for discriminatory tweets he put out as a teenager?

England fast bowler Ollie Robinson has become the latest subject of the campaign against discrimination that has been sweeping across the...

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UK already in early stages of third COVID wave, warns Indian-origin scientist

Indian-origin scientist advising the British government has warned that there are signs that the UK is in the early stages of 3rd wave of...

Covid-19

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip, 99, dies

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99,...

UK

New book by UK journalists delves into prominent extradition cases with India

Even as the United Kingdom's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) handed over an alleged drug smuggler to India for extradition, a new book...

UK

Indian diaspora speak out as government lodges protest against UK Parliament debate on farmers' agitation

The Indian government has lodged an official protest over the United Kingdom Parliament's "one-sided debate" on the farmers' protests in...

Global

UK Parliament tables debate on Indian farmers protests, press freedom for next week

British lawmakers are set to debate the issue of press freedom and safety of protesters in India next week in response to an e-petition...

UK

UK-Singapore post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement launched

The new UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA) has been entered into force on February 11, an announcement read.

Global

Customised UK-India youth mobility partnership in the works following Brexit, says UK Home Secretary Priti Patel

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has said that discussions are underway for a bespoke post-Brexit partnership with India in the field of youth...

UK

Vijay Mallya can't be extradited until UK legal matter resolved, Indian Supreme Court told

The Centre government yesterday told the Indian Supreme Court it is making all efforts to extradite fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya but...

Global

India slams UK MPs over Kashmir debate, states they are making 'false assertions'

The Indian condemned some of the United Kingdom parliamentarians who participated in a debate on Kashmir in the Houses of Parliament complex...

UK

UK Premier Boris Johnson calls Indian PM Modi, expresses regret over cancelling January 26 visit

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson today cancelled his visit to India later this month. Johnson, who was scheduled to be the chief...

UK

UK PM Boris Johnson announces new lockdown amid surging coronavirus deaths

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday night ordered a new national lockdown to try to slow a surge in COVID-19 cases that threatens...

Covid-19

India, UK to finalise post-Brexit trade deals early in 2021, claim officials

Post-Brexit, India and UK may finalise trade agreements in areas like pharmaceuticals, fintech, chemicals, defence manufacturing, petroleum...

Global

UK PM hails India's progress in solar energy sector during climate summit

Speaking at a virtual climate summit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the “incredible things” being done by India in the...

UK

Indian-origin man in UK to get first COVID vaccine

An 87-year-old Indian-origin man from north-east England is set to become one of the first people in the world to get a COVID-19 vaccine...

Covid-19

India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as Republic Day chief guest

India has invited United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the guest for Republic Day. The invite was extended during PM Modi's call...

UK

Modi, UK PM Johnson discuss 'quantum jump' in India-UK partnership, MEA says

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated "their shared desire" to impart a quantum jump to the...

UK

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...

UK

Irish peer criticised for tweet referring to Indian-American Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris as 'the Indian'

A former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist party and member of the House of Lords has drawn widespread criticism after referring to the...

UK

UK invites PM Modi to attend upcoming virtual climate summit

The United Kingdom has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Climate Ambition summit that will take place in December. Sir...

UK

India joins six-country campaign led by UK against social media encryption

India is among seven countries to join a UK-led campaign against end-to-end encryption of messages by social media giants such as Facebook,...

Global

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...

UK

Indian-origin brothers acquire majority stake in UK supermarket chain

Indian-origin billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa announced plans to acquire a majority stake in the leading UK supermarket chain...

Corporate

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...

UK

British-Indian minister Alok Sharma announces government investment to tackle space debris

United Kingdom's Indian-origin Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma confirmed a GBP 1-million...

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