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UK Govt. 'furious' over Manchester Arena attack 'evidence' photos leak
London [UK], May 25 : The UK Government has expressed its anger after a U.S. newspaper published photos apparently showing the scene of the Manchester Arena attack that left 22 dead and several others injured. Read Full Story

Police arrests sixth person in Manchester Arena attack
London [UK], May 25 : A woman has been arrested by the British Police in connection with the Manchester Arena terror attack that left 22 people dead and several others injured. Read Full Story

Manchester terror attack: Britain mourns loss of young lives, second victim is identified
Manchester [U.K.], May 24 : The Manchester terrorist attack that claimed 22 innocent lives has shaken people around the world, as the victims in the blast are now beginning to be identified. Read Full Story

Manchester Arena attack: UK raises terror threat level from severe to 'critical'
London [UK], May 24 : The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level from severe to 'critical' after the Manchester Arena bombing that claimed 22 lives and injured several others, signifying that another attack may be imminent. Read Full Story

Manchester attack being treated as 'appalling,' 'callous': British PM
Manchester [U.K.], May 23 : : Calling it among the worst terrorist incidents in Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May said that she chaired an emergency Cobra meeting in which she discussed full details of Manchester attack which is being treated as an "appalling terrorist attack." Read Full Story

Police have identified Manchester Arena suicide bomber, says U.K. PM
Manchester [U.K.], May 23 : : British Prime Minister Theresa May said UK Police have identified the Manchester Arena attacker, but added that it is too early in the investigation to release his name. Read Full Story

Manchester's Arndale shopping center evacuated after rumours of bomb threat
Manchester [U.K.], May 23 : : Following the devastating terror attack at the Manchester Arena which left 22 people dead, the city's Arndale Shopping Centre was evacuated after rumours of a bomb threat. Read Full Story

Suicide bomber responsible for Manchester blast, confirms police
London [UK], May 23 : The Manchester Police confirmed on Tuesday that a lone male suicide bomber was behind the explosion that killed at least 22 people, including children, during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Read Full Story

Manchester blast: UK Police, Intelligence in huddle to identify perpetrators
Manchester [U.K.], May 23 : After a suspected terror attack rocked Manchester Arena during pop singer Ariana Grande's concert, Greater Manchester Police while condemning the attack urged citizens to be alert at all times, adding that the area around Manchester Arena must be avoided. Read Full Story

Timeline of major terror attacks in London
London (United Kingdom), May 23 : Nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at the Manchester Arena. Read Full Story

Manchester attack: Local Gurudwaras offer shelter to blast victims, stranded survivors
London [UK], May 23 : Gurudwaras in Manchester are offering shelter to those affected and stranded by Tuesday's deadly Manchester Arena blast. Read Full Story

Manchester blast: Homeland Security cautions U.S. citizens to avoid affected area
London [U.K.], May 23 : In the aftermath of the suspected terror attack that jolted Manchester on Monday night, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in their statement warned all U.S. citizens to move away from Manchester Arena, owing to additional beef up of security. Read Full Story

#RoomForManchester: Locals open their homes for those stranded post blast
London [UK], May 23 : Locals in the blast-hit Manchester, England on Tuesday opened their hearts and homes for the stranded and the suffering victims, as they took to Twitter to offer places to stay for the night for those unable to find one following the incident with the hashtag '#RoomForManchester' Read Full Story

UK: Manchester rocked by explosion, survivors recount horrifying tales
London [UK], May 23 : In what could be described as one of the worst terror attacks in Britain, at least 19 people have been killed and dozens injured, as a suspected suicide bomber carried out a carnage during U.S. pop sensation Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester, England on Tuesday. Read Full Story

19 killed in suspected terror attack during Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena
Manchester [UK], May 23 : At least 19 people were killed and 50 others injured in a suspected terror attack that took place at Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night. Read Full Story

David Bowie most popular recording artist of 2016
London [UK], May 20 : Though he is "past one hundred thousand miles," singer David Bowie is still alive in everyone's heart. Read Full Story

UK PM Theresa May praises Birmingham's multi-faith Nishkam Primary School
Birmingham [United Kingdom], May 17 : British Prime Minister Theresa May visited the Nishkam Primary School in Birmingham on Tuesday, where she interacted with pupils, staff and the community who are closely involved with the pioneering free school. Read Full Story

UK authorities claim heroin found on PIA flight
London [United Kingdom], May 17 : Civil aviation and security authorities in London have claimed that Border Force (BF) officers had found a quantity of heroin on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight that landed at Heathrow Airport on Monday. Read Full Story

PIA crew detained, let off after thorough search of aircraft at Heathrow
London [United Kingdom], May 16 : Fourteen crew members of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight were detained at London's Heathrow Airport and later let off after the aircraft was thoroughly searched for over two hours post-landing. Read Full Story

We might be witnessing the end of democracy: Russell Brand
London [UK], May 15 : Russell Brand, who has been quite active in political campaigns since some years now, feels that the UK might be witnessing the end of democracy. Read Full Story

BAFTA TV Awards: 'Happy Valley' wins Best Drama, 'The Crown' misses out
London [UK], May 15 : In a shocking turn of events at the 2017 BAFTA TV Awards, 'Happy Valley' has triumphed over 'The Crown' to win the Best Drama Series. Read Full Story

Of the 48 affected NHS England hospitals, six remain unoperational
London [UK], May 13 : British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said that Friday's cyber attack has affected 48 of the 248 NHS trusts in England, with all but six now back to normal. Read Full Story

NHS cyber attack part of 'wider international attack': PM Theresa May
London [U.K.], May 13 : The cyber attack that hit the National Health Service (NHS) England is part of a wider international attack, British Prime Minister Theresa May has said. Read Full Story

Nitin Gadkari launches NHAI's Masala Bond in UK
London [U.K.], May 11 : Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Thursday launched the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Masala Bond here at the London Stock Exchange. Read Full Story

Labour Party manifesto leaked : Corbyn plans to re-nationalize rails, Mail
London [U.K.], May 11 : : The 42 page election manifesto of the main opposition Labour Party, which is not yet finalised has been leaked, contains policies on nationalising railways and suggests that the party will not leave the European Union without a deal. Read Full Story

Nitin Gadkari opens trading at London Stock Exchange
London [UK], May 11 : Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari Read Full Story

Premier League punishes Man City with academy transfer ban
Manchester [UK], May 6 : Manchester City have been fined 300,000 pounds and banned from signing academy players for two years after breaching Premier League transfer rules. Read Full Story

Terror suspect arrested at Heathrow Airport
London (UK) May 5 : A man from Turkey has been arrested from Heathrow Airport as the police believed he came to London to prepare for a terror act. Read Full Story

Prince Philip to retire from Royal duties
London (U.K.), May 4 ANI : Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh on Wednesday announced sudden retirement from his Royal duties from autumn of this year. Read Full Story

Theresa May accuses EU leaders of meddling in UK election
London (U.K.), May4 ANI: Accusing European Union politicians and officials of trying to influence the outcome of United Kingdom's general election, British Prime Minister Theresa May stated that she would not allow bureaucrats to walk over her government.In an aggressive speech outside Downing Street, May tore into EU officials and said that Britain would not allow the "bureaucrats of Brussels run over us" and urged voters to "give me your backing to fight for Britain." Read Full Story

Duke of Edinburgh to stop all public engagements by autumn
London [United Kingdom], May 4 : The British Royal Family has announced that the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip, will stop carrying out his public engagements from autumn this year. Read Full Story

Queen Elizabeth summons 'emergency' meeting at Buckingham Palace
London [United Kingdom], May 4 : Rumors are flying high as Queen Elizabeth II summoned her entire household for an emergency meeting at the Buckingham Palace. Read Full Story

May vows to be tough during Brexit talks
London [United Kingdom], May 3 : British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to be tough with European Union (EU) Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on talks related Britain's exit from the Eurpoean Union. Read Full Story

British Royals seek $1.6 m over Kate Middleton's topless photos trial
Washington D.C. [USA], May 3 : Kate Middleton and Prince William are seeking 1.3 million pounds in damages from the French magazine, Closer, which published topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge in 2012, while on vacation in Provence, France at a chateau owned by Queen Elizabeth II's nephew, Lord Linley. Read Full Story

Ahead of election, UK Parliament officially dissolved
New York [United States], May. 3 : The British Parliament dissolved officially on Wednesday and has halted all proceedings until after the general election on June 8th. Read Full Story

Royal photograph marks 2nd birthday of Princess Charlotte
New York [U.S.], May 2 : The British Royal family released a new photograph to mark the birthday of Princess Charlotte, who turns two on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Princess Charlotte clicked ahead of second birthday
New York [U.S.], May 1 : Ahead of the birthday of Princess Charlotte, the youngest member of the British Royal family, the Kensington Palace on their official twitter account shared a new photograph. Read Full Story

Tony Blair to get more involved in Brexit debate
London [UK], May 1 : Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said he plans to become more involved in Brexit debate, believing that it will cause harm than benefit to the country. Read Full Story

UK Iridium brings best of world to Kandivali
Mumbai , Apr 28 (ANI-Businesswire India):At a time when homes in Mumbai are getting more and more unaffordable, comes a breath of fresh air. Right in the heart of this bustling city, is an oasis of peace and comfort. Luxurious homes that are grand like your dreams, and well priced to suit your pockets! UK Iridium, a magnificent dream by UK Realty, brings you a 3.5 acres property that you can now call home! Read Full Story

Man arrested with weapon near British Parliament
London [UK], April 27 : A man has reportedly been arrested by London police after being found in possession of weapons near the British Parliament. Read Full Story

Not male, VIP's now demand female bodyguards
London [UK], Apr 23 : The trend's changing. While earlier you would imagine a tall, big man with biceps as someone's bodyguard, people these days are hiring women (average-sized women too) for their protection. Read Full Story

U.K. may reverse Brexit post polls: EU Parliament President
London [U.K.], Apr 21 : European Parliament President Antonio Tajani has said that Brexit, a term that describes United Kingdom's withdrawal from European Union, could be reversed after the snap elections. Read Full Story

U.K. Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote
London [U.K.], Apr 20 : The members of the British Parliament have approved Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to hold an early general election on June 8. Read Full Story

Martial has to start doing what I like, warns Mourinho
London [U.K], Apr 19 : Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has issued a warning to Anthony Martial, saying that the striker must start doing as he is told if he wants to have a future at Old Trafford. Read Full Story

Britain could join U.S. against Assad's regime in Syria: Boris Johnson
London [UK], April 19 : British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson has said Britain could join U.S. air strikes against the Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria despite a previous vote in the parliament against it. Read Full Story

British PM refuses to participate in TV debates before snap election
London [UK], Apr 18 : British Prime Minister Theresa May has excused herself from taking part in TV debates during the general election campaign. Read Full Story

Meghan Markle to be Prince Harry's date at Pippa Middleston's marriage
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 18 : It seems like things are getting serious between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Read Full Story

British PM May calls early general election in UK
London [UK], April 18 : British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a general election in the United Kingdom on June 8 to seek a stronger mandate in talks over leaving the European Union. Read Full Story

John Terry to leave Chelsea at end of season
London [United Kingdom], Apr. 17 : John Terry is set to leave Chelsea at the end of the season, the club announced. Read Full Story

Counseling helped Prince Harry to cope with Diana's death
New York [USA], Apr 17 : Prince Harry, the fifth in line to the throne, has revealed that he took the help of counseling for four years to cope with her mother, Princess Diana's death. Read Full Story

U.K. Home Secretary urged to revoke Syrian President's wife's British citizenship
London [U.K.], Apr 17 : U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has been urged to consider revoking the British passport of Asma al-Assad, the U.K.-born wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, after her social media posts in support of his regime. Read Full Story

Number of Britons applying for Irish passports increases by more than two-thirds
London [UK], Apr. 16 : Ireland's Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan has said that the number of Britons seeking Irish passports has increased by more than two-thirds to some extent due to Brexit. Read Full Story

Number of Britons applying for Irish passports increases by more than two-thirds
London [UK], Apr. 16 : Ireland's Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan has said that the number of Britons seeking Irish passports has increased by more than two-thirds to some extent due to Brexit. Read Full Story

Ahead of Easter, Royal Prince Harry secretly flies to Toronto for Meghan Markle
Los Angeles [USA], April 14 : Looks like Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle can't get enough of each other! Read Full Story

British Defence Secy Fallon meets Jaitley, to chair first India-UK strategic dialogue
New Delhi , Apr. 13 : U.K. Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon, who arrived in India on Tuesday on a four-day visit, met his Indian counterpart Arun Jaitley on Thursday. Read Full Story

'The Crown' rules 2017 BAFTA nominations
New Delhi , April 11 : Netflix's lavish 'The Crown' takes a huge step towards 2017 BAFTA British Academy Television Awards, with five nominations in the kitty. Read Full Story

Man dragged off United Airlines flight, a doctor with a troubled past
London [United Kingdom], April 11 : The man who was dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight on Sunday (April 9), has been identified as Vietnamese-American doctor with troubled past. Read Full Story

Anti-Pakistan protest in London over human rights violations in PoK
London [United Kingdom], April 11 : Exiled Kashmiris held a demonstration outside the Pakistan High Commission in London to oppose Islamabad's move to make Gilgit Baltistan the country's fifth province. Read Full Story

UK Defence Secretary visits India to enhance defence relationship
New Delhi, Apr. 11: United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon MP will visit India from 11-14 April , the third British Cabinet Minister to visit India during April. Read Full Story

British tourists may face 'extreme vetting' by U.S.
London [UK], Apr 10 : Under a new "extreme vetting" policy being considered by the U.S. administration, British travellers may have to hand over personal information, including social media passwords and mobile phone contacts or be denied entry, according to the Guardian. Read Full Story


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