UK (England) News
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London, Oct 25 : An Indian-origin mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters with acid last year after apparently facing problems trying to live with her husband's parents, an inquest heard Saturday.
London, Oct 25 : Queen Elizabeth II has sent the first royal tweet under her own name to declare the opening of a telecommunications gallery at the Science Museum here.
London, Oct 24 : The London police department has paid 425,000 pounds ($681,000) in compensation to a woman who discovered that the man with whom she bore a child was actually an undercover police agent whose job was to spy on her activities, officials said Friday.
London, Oct 22 : One Direction has claimed the top position in Britain's richest stars under 30 with annual earnings of 77.5 million pounds.
London, Oct 22 : Sunburnt and drunk British holidaymakers with beer bellies are one of the things that embarrass Britons the most.
London, Oct 22 : A woman has been arrested in Britain on suspicion of "preparation of terrorist acts", police said Wednesday.
London, Oct 22 : The British defence ministry Tuesday confirmed that unmanned drones would fly in surveillance missions over Syria.
London, Oct 21 : Strong gusts blew down a tree in London, killing a woman Tuesday morning as heavy winds swept parts of Britain, authorities said.
London, Oct 20 : A British Porn star has been criticized by people for her nation-wide road-trip, where she beds dozens of random strangers.
London, Oct 20 : Chelsea football team manager Jose Mourinho has insisted that his team is not invincible and they would be beaten between now and May, despite winning seven of their eight opening matches.
London, Oct 20 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, are expecting their second child in April next year, Kensington Palace said Monday.
London, Oct 19 : Former model Katie Price has bought a lavish mansion which belonged to Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude.
London, Oct 18 : British health authorities have said that screening of passengers arriving from regions affected by the Ebola outbreak will be extended to the Manchester and Birmingham airports.
London, Oct 17 : After the UN chief berated the nations over their cold response to contain Ebola, British Prime Minister David Cameron has called on world leaders to "wake up" to the crisis posed by the disease's outbreak, and follow Britain, the US, and France to medically and financially support countries in West Africa .
Johannesburg, Oct 17 : A British couple got the shock of their lives when they received an uplifting message from their dead grandmother's number, with whom they had even buried her phone.
London, Oct 17 : Four men, arrested here, have been charged with plotting a terrorist attack after having allegedly sworn an oath to the Islamic State (IS) militant organisation and conducting hostile reconnaissance on a west London police station.
London, Oct 17 (IANS/RAY) Britain-based overseas Gujaratis want direct flights between Britain and Ahmedabad in India's Gujarat state.
New Delhi/London, Oct 17 : The 24th Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) Diaspora Engagement Meet, held in London, focused on partnerships in manufacturing, skills and energy.
Washington, Oct 16 : College students in the US do better than their counterparts in Britain when it comes to physical activity, a healthy diet and less smoking, found a study.
London, Oct 16 : Actor Harrison Ford is keeping up his love of aviation during his time in Britain by joining a local flying club.
New Delhi, Oct 15 : India and Britain Wednesday inked an agreement on cultural cooperation for the next five years.
London, Oct 15 : A British man, who infiltrated a Taliban training camp, shared his experience of the actual world of the terror group.
London, Oct 15 : British public sector workers began a 24-hour strike Wednesday to demand better wages after their earnings were affected by the austerity measures implemented by the government four years ago.
New Delhi, Oct 14 : British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will inaugurate the regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on Oct 17 in London, the first ever such event to be held in Britain.
Kolkata, Oct 14 : Calling for enhanced cooperation and cultural exchanges with India, Britain's Arts Council and British Council Tuesday launched a 1.5 million pound fund to build creative connections between the two countries.
London, Oct 14 : The British Parliament has voted to support the recognition of Palestinian statehood, a report said.
London, Oct 14 : A motion forwarded by Labour MP Grahame Morris seeking recognition of Palestine state was passed with a huge majority in the British parliament.
New Delhi, Oct 14 : British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will inaugurate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention Oct 17 in London, the first ever such event to be held in Britain.
London, Oct 14 : British police have confiscated 250,000 pounds (about 401,713 dollars) of suspected funds for the Islamic State (IS), the anti-terror authorities said Monday.
London, Oct 13 : A new report has revealed that the Directors of the top 100 UK companies earn 120 times average sum earned by their employees.
London, Oct 13 : A metal detector enthusiast, Derek McLennan, has unearthed the biggest ever haul of Viking treasure in Britain.
London, Oct 12 : Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has been accused of copying the oratory skills of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler in a new book.
London, Oct 12 : Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham has said that ousted batsman Kevin Pietersen was treacherous but it really is time to move on from this mess surrounding the squad and win The Ashes again.
London, Oct 12 : British authorities Saturday held a national exercise to test preparedness for an Ebola outbreak in the country, following recent enhanced screening among arrivals from countries affected by the disease.
London, Oct 11 : British Olympic diver Tom Daley has urged gay footballers to come out, voicing his encouragement for them despite homophobic stigma surrounding the sport and said they would receive more praise than abuse they would be expecting.
London, Oct 11 : A research has revealed that an enzyme found in Atlantic cod is good for fighting against the cold and flu viruses.
Los Angeles, Oct 11 : Actress Angeline Jolie made her first public appearance after her marriage with actor Brad Pitt when she was made an Honorary Dame by Queen Elizabeth II, for her work to fight sexual violence and for her services to British foreign policy.
London, Oct 10 : 2000 people in Britain from 2000 -2009 have reported alien sightings to the Ministry of Defence (MoD), while in Wigan, spaceships have reportedly been spotted in the sky on 17 different occasions.
London, Oct 10 : The Eurosceptic UK Independence Party (UKIP) secured its first ever seat in Britain's House of Commons Friday after the party secured a landslide victory in an east England by-election.
London, Oct 10 : London's Artesian has named world's best bar by a drinks magazine.
London, Oct 10 : A cafe opened this week in the English city of Bristol, dishing up meals made from thrown-away supermarket food rescued from waste skips.
London, Oct 10 : An Indian-origin man in Britain, who evaded arrest for 17 years following a murder in 1996, was Thursday sentenced to life in prison, media reported.
London, Oct 10 : Britain will conduct enhanced screening for Ebola among people traveling from countries affected by the disease, Downing Street announced Thursday.
London, Oct 09 : A former British Airways pilot Bartle Frere is facing jail after being convicted over arranging to meet boys for sex during stopovers in India.
London, Oct 8 : The first space weather forecast centre opened Wednesday in Exeter, southwestern England.
London, Oct 8 : A British teacher has been banned from teaching for five years for sending her bare-breasted pictures to a 16-year-old student.
London, Oct 8 : British Prime Minister David Cameron called Tuesday on former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg to share any information he may have concerning Islamic State(IS).
London, Oct 7 : Four men were arrested Tuesday in a series of police raids launched across London as part of an investigation into "Islamist-related terrorism", a media report said.
London, Oct 7 : A court in Britain has ruled that Prince Nasser bin Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain is not immune from prosecution over allegations of torture during a pro-democracy protest in Bahrain in 2011, a leading British daily reported Tuesday.
London, Oct 7 : An ex-British armed forces head has warned that hard-line Taliban fighters are likely to align with the Islamic State (IS) terror group.
London, Oct 6 : London has been voted as the most desired place in the world to work in a new survey, beating New York and Paris.
London, Oct 6 : A news survey has revealed that one in six British women would prefer having a cake instead of going between the sheets.
London, Oct 5 : Stormy conditions are set to hit parts of Britain Monday, with strong winds and heavy rain bringing the risk of travel disruption and flooding, the Guardian reported Sunday.
London, Oct 05 : A 20-year-old British woman, nicknamed the 'bride of IS', has written a disturbing recruitment guide to help young girls find love among jihadist fighters.
London, Oct 04 : Islamic State militants have reportedly released a video showing the beheading of another UK hostage Alan Henning who was kidnapped in December last year.
London, Oct 4 : Britain has named Alex Younger, a career intelligence officer, as the next chief of the MI6 Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced Friday.
London, Oct 4 : Two more British Royal Air Force (RAF) war planes will join the military operation to tackle the Islamic State (IS) threat in Iraq, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday.
London, Oct 4 : The 81-year-old father of the British journalist John Cantlie, who was captured by the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, Friday pleaded with the Sunni radical group to release his son.
London, Oct 2 : According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings for 2014-15, many UK universities are losing their place to leading Asian institutions in the top 200.
Melbourne, Oct 01 : The debate over banning burqa in the Parliament House seems to be the hottest topic in Britain currently.