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London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation
London [UK], June. 17 : Angry protestors marched to Downing Street from the Home Office headquarters, chanting against Prime Minister Theresa May over the deadly Grenfell Tower fire disaster Read Full Story

Man arrested for possessing knife outside British Parliament
London [Britain], June 16 : A man has been arrested by the British Police for carrying a knife outside the Palace of Westminster after he ran, shouting, towards one of the gates on Friday afternoon. Read Full Story

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 30
London [UK], June 16 : The dead toll in Wednesday's heavy fire that engulfed a tower block in west London has risen to 30. Read Full Story

London: Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire
London [UK], June 16 : The Police have launched a criminal inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire incident that has killed 17 people so far and injured 30 others, 15 of whom are critical. Read Full Story

Emotional Adele visits London fire site, comforts victims
Washington D.C. [USA], June 15 : Following the intense, tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London, Grammy winner Adele, with husband Simon Konecki, made a visit to the site on Wednesday night to offer support to the victims. Read Full Story

London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals
London [UK], June 14 : An unknown number of people have been killed and dozens injured in Wednesday's heavy fire that engulfed a tower block in west London, which firefighters are still trying to douse, reports the Guardian. Read Full Story

30 people hospitalised following Grenfell Tower fire in London
London [United Kingdom], June 14 : At least 30 people have been hospitalised after being evacuated from a 27 storey apartment building at Lancaster West Estate in London that caught fire early on Wednesday. Read Full Story

London fire: Residents continue to be evacuated, many being treated for injuries
London [U.K.], June 14: Residents continue to be evacuated from the Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road near Notting Hill, West London, after a massive fire engulfed a block of flats. Read Full Story

London: Massive fire breaks out in 27-storey apartment, several feared trapped
London [U.K.], June 14 : A massive fire engulfed a block of flats at the Lancaster West Estate in London's North Kensington, with people reportedly trapped inside. Read Full Story

Mallya lambasts Indian media over 'intense hate campaign' against him
New Delhi , June 14 : Business tycoon Vijay Mallya on Wednesday said that the "intense hate campaign by the Indian media against him knows no bounds," a day after he categorically denied all allegations of being a defaulter of banks in India and the Westminster Magistrates Court in London granted him bail till December 4. Read Full Story

Britain can still remain in EU: French President Macron to May
London [UK], June. 14 : French President Emmanuel Macron has conveyed to visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May, that the door remains open for the United Kingdom to stay in the European Union. Read Full Story

Theresa May's stance might 'delay' EU-Brexit talks by a year
London [UK], June. 13 : British Prime Minister Theresa May has been conveyed that if she insists on discussing a future trade relationship at the same time as Brexit, then the European Union will take a year to draft a new mandate for its chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, which will effectively kill the negotiations. Read Full Story

I got us into this mess, I'll get us out of it: Theresa May
London [UK], June. 13 : Following the snap polls drubbing, British Prime Minister Theresa May has assured her Conservative backbenchers saying, "I got us into this mess, and I'm going to get us out of it." Read Full Story

To avoid coup, May installs Remainers on key posts
London [Britain], June 12 : To avoid the coup against her government, British Prime Minister Theresa May has installed Remainers in key positions in her new government in the wake of dismal results of the election. The move is understood to have been taken to shore up support for a hard Brexit. Read Full Story

Parliamentary elections: Emmanuel Macron's party charging towards landslide victory
London [UK], June. 12 : French president Emmanuel Macron's new centrist party is heading towards an assured overwhelming majority in the Parliament, after exit polls showed it topping the poll with 32pc in the first round on Sunday. Read Full Story

UK Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove makes shocking return as Environment Secretary
London [UK], June. 12 : Michael Gove, who was sacked by Prime Minister Theresa May last year, has made a surprising comeback to the cabinet as the Environment Secretary. Read Full Story

London Bridge attack: 19-year-old arrested in raids
London [UK], June. 12 : A 19-year-old boy has been held by detectives probing the London Bridge attack, on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following a raid in Barking, east London. Read Full Story

Theresa May in France on Tuesday to meet President Macron
Moscow [Russia], June. 12 : United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will visit France to meet President Emmanuel Macron, in order to begin work post the snap parliamentary election. Read Full Story

Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State as May reshuffles Cabinet
London [UK], June 11 : British Prime Minister Theresa May in a Cabinet reshuffle post the snap general election appointed long-time friend Damian Green as First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office. Read Full Story

Tourist crackdown continues, Venice bans new hotels
London [UK], June 11 : After restricting the tourist's entry to Piazza San Marco, the authorities of Venice are now planning to ban all the openings of new hotels in La Serenissima. Read Full Story

U.K.: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives
London [U.K.], June 11 : The Democratic Unionists Party (DUP) has agreed to support the Conservatives on the basis of an agreement known as confidence and supply. Read Full Story

Britain to have more black, Asian, ethnic minority MPs than ever before
London [United Kingdom] June 10, : A record number of 51 black, Asian and ethnic minority MPs have been elected to the British Parliament in the 2017 General Election that was held on Thursday. Read Full Story

Snap polls fallout: Theresa May's closest advisers resign
London [United Kingdom] June 10, : British Prime Minister Theresa May's closest advisers Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have resigned following the Conservatives' loss in the snap general elections held on Thursday. Read Full Story

208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament
London [United Kingdom] June 10, ANI: A record number of 208 women have won parliamentary seats in the 2017 general election that was held on Thursday. Read Full Story

Britain: May to form government with DUP
London [U.K.], June 10 : Outrightly rejecting calls for her resignation, Prime Minister Theresa May is considering to clinch a deal with the Democratic Unionists Party (DUP) to guide the UK through crucial Brexit talks. Read Full Story

Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament
London [U.K.], June 10 : British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she would take time to eflect on how to move forward after a surprise snap election result left the Conservative Party without a majority in the Parliament. Read Full Story

May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party
London [UK], June 9 : After failing to secure a majority in the parliament in Thursday's snap general election, British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to form a government with the backing of the Democratic Unionist party. Read Full Story

Knife wielding man holds hostages at job centre in northeast England
London [U.K.] June 9 : An armed man is holding hostages at a job centre in Northeast England. Read Full Story

Hung Parliament in Britain: PM May under pressure to resign
London[U.K.], June 9 :UK Prime Minister Theresa May is staring at an uncertain political future after her gamble to call for a snap election backfired. Latest results indicated that the Conservative Party has failed to win an overall majority in parliament, and the country is now set for a hung one. Read Full Story

Corbyn calls on May to resign even as she promises 'stability
London [U.K.], June 9 : Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to resign saying 'politics has changed as a majority of Britons have rejected her policies of austerity. Read Full Story

Pound drops as Theresa May stands to lose majority
London [U.K.], June 9 : An exit poll suggesting that British Prime Minister Theresa May may lose her Parliamentary majority in the general election held on Thursday sent the pound falling against the dollar. Read Full Story

U.K. elections exit poll: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority
London [U.K.], June 9 : There seems to be a sort of an inevitability to British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party losing seats as the U.K. polls conclude. Read Full Story

UK general elections on Thursday: Survey predicts Tory landslide win
London [U.K.], June 8 : : Millions of Britons will vote in Thursday's general election and the ruling Conservatives are expected to secure a landslide win over the opposition Labour Party. Read Full Story

Controlled explosion carried out near new U.S. embassy in London
London [U.K.], June 8 : After being alerted to two unattended vehicles near the new U.S. embassy in Wandsworth, south-west London, the police carried out a controlled explosion. Read Full Story

Will rip up human rights laws that impede new terror legislation: May
London [U.K.], June 7 : British Prime Minister Theresa May has stated that she was geared up to break up human rights laws to impose new restrictions on terror suspects as she wanted to gain control over the security agenda. Read Full Story

MI5 to scrutinise operations after British PM calls for review
London [U.K.], June 7 : In the wake of the London Bridge attack after Theresa May took the unusual step of calling publicly for a review, the British domestic intelligence agency MI5 will take a hard look at its counter-terrorism operations. Read Full Story

London attack ringleader was intensely investigated, starting 2015
London [U.K.], June 7 : London attack ringleader Khuram Butt was identified as a major potential threat, which led to an investigation starting in 2015. Read Full Story

Champions Trophy: Plunkett, Ball star in England's comprehensive win over Black Caps
Cardiff [UK], June 6 : Brilliant bowling performances from pacers Liam Plunkett and Jake Ball helped England register an emphatic 87-run victory over New Zealand in their second Group A match of the Champions Trophy at Sophia Gardens, here on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Police identifies third attacker of London attack
London [UK], June 5 : British Police have identified and released the name and photograph of the third attacker shot dead following the terrorist attack on London Bridge and at Borough Market on Saturday. Read Full Story

Sadiq Khan warns terrorists as mourners pay respect to London attack victims at vigil
London [U.K.], June 6 : London Mayor Sadiq Khan has led a vigil of hundreds of Londoners in rememberance of those who died following Saturday night's terror attack in the capital. Read Full Story

London terror attackers indentified
London [UK], June 5 : British police have identified and released the names and photographs of the two men who were killed by police following the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday. Read Full Story

Theresa May dismisses claims of police being 'underfunded'
London [UK], June 5 : Dismissing claims that the police are underfunded, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said that overall police budgets have been protected since 2015 and that the number of armed officers in the country is also increasing. Read Full Story

London attacker a Pakistani, shifts focus on Pakistan as cradle of terror
London [United Kingdom], June 5 : Saturday night's London Bridge terror attack, which claimed the lives of seven people, including the three attackers involved, and left 48 others injured from bullet and knife wounds, has once again shifted focus to Pakistan, as one of the attackers gunned down, it turns out, was a jihadist of Pakistani origin. Read Full Story

London Terror attack: Police conducts fresh raids
New York [U.S.], June 5 : Intensifying the search operations to find the links of Terror Network, London Metropolitan Police has conducted fresh raids in Newham and Barking in London. Read Full Story

London terror attack: Who are the attackers?
New York [U.S.], June 5 : Metropolitan Police is leaving no stone unturned in finding the details of the three terrorists that rampaged through central London killing seven and injuring 48 people. London Bridge attack is the third terror attack on British soil in less than three months and Scotland yard has declined to reveal any details or information concerning the London terror attack in strak contrast to the last month's Manchester bombing when the minute details of the explosives used and the information related to the bomber along with photographs were leaked to the media . Read Full Story

One Love Manchester concert: Robbie Williams, Justin Bieber pay tribute to attack victims
Washington D.C. [USA], June 5 : The enormous One Love Manchester benefit gig was an emotional event for everybody involved, with a whole host of stars delivering a stack of heartfelt hits. Read Full Story

London terror attacks: ISIS claims responsibility
London [U.K.], June 5 : The ISIS has claimed responsibility for the London terror attacks, which rattled the city a day before killing seven and injuring 48. Read Full Story

Ariana, others perform in Manchester as tribute to attack victims
Manchester [U.K.], June 5 : With the city still recovering from a suicide bombing at Ariana Grande's show two weeks ago and even less than 24 hours after a deadly terror attack across London, a benefit concert One Love Manchester by Ariana Grande and other pop stars went on as planned Sunday night here. Read Full Story

London terror attacks: Trump criticised for tweets against city Mayor
London [U.K.], June 5 : In the wake of the terror attacks which killed at least seven people in London a day before, United States President Donald Trump launched an attack on London Mayor, while apparently misconstruing a statement made by him post the incident. Read Full Story

Police accidentally shoots civilian during response to London terror attack
London [UK], June 4 : The British Police had accidentally shot a civilian during response during the response to last night's terror attack in London that left seven people dead and several others wounded. Read Full Story

Too much tolerance of extremism in UK: Theresa May
London [UK], June 4 : Condemning the brutal attacks at the London Bridge and nearby areas that killed seven people and injured dozens others, British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that there is far too much tolerance of extremism in our country. Read Full Story

PM Modi expresses shock, anguish over London terror attacks
New Delhi , June 4 : Shocked over the deadly London terror attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned the deadly incident, while extending his condolences to the bereaved families. Read Full Story

London terror attacks: 9 killed including 3 attackers
London [UK], June 04 : Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley has confirmed that six people have been killed in the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market. Read Full Story

London terror attacks: Theresa May to chair Cobra meet
London [U.K.], June 4 : British Prime Minister Theresa May will convene an emergency security Cabinet meet known as Cabinet Office Briefing Room (Cobra) after terror attacks took place at the London Bridge and the Borough Market, where several people were injured. The top-level security briefing invloves a discussion across departments which is designed to respond to national emergencies. Read Full Story

U.K. Police responding to three 'major' incidents across London
London [U.K.], June 4 : Minutes after a van mowed down a number of pedestrians on the London Bridge, injuring several, it was reported that two other simultaneous terror attacks took place at the Borough Market and Vauxhall here. Read Full Story

Theresa May approval rating sinks as U.K. election race tightens
London[U.K.], June 4 : British Prime Minister Theresa May's approval ratings have shrunk to six points in the latest opinium poll ahead of the final week of campaigning. Read Full Story

Van hits pedestrians on London Bridge, Several injured
London [U.K.], June 4 : A van moved down a number of pedestrians on the London Bridge, injuring several. Read Full Story

Is Oasis re-union on the cards?
London [UK], June 1 : Oasis fans, Rejoice! The band might be re-uniting really soon. Read Full Story

Free Balochistan Movement organises protests for removal of Pakistan's nuclear weapons
London [UK], May 30 : The Free Balochistan Movement recently organised simultaneous protests in several western countries as part of its ongoing international awareness campaign for the freedom of Balochistan. Read Full Story

The Queen approves 'The Crown'
London [UK], May 30 : It looks like the Netflix driven series 'The Crown' has got the 'royal' approval from Her Majesty the Queen herself. Read Full Story

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