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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

Took me 20 years to talk about Princess Diana's death: Prince Williams
Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 : Prince Williams has finally come to that stage in his life where he can talk about his late mother Princess Diana. Read Full Story

UK: 23,000 jihadists identified amid terror fears
London [U.K.], May 28 : As many as 23,000 jihadist extremists currently living in the U.K. have been identified by intelligence agencies as potential terrorists. Read Full Story

London airports mayhem: British Airways blames Indian IT services
London [U.K.], May 28 : British Airways GMB union has blamed the airline's 2016 decision of outsourcing IT jobs to India as the reason behind cancelling all Saturday flights from London's two biggest airports: Heathrow and Gatwick. Read Full Story

British Airways cancels all Saturday flights from London's two biggest airports
London (UK), May 27 : The British Airways has canceled all Saturday flights from London's two biggest airports after "a major IT system failure" caused severe disruption to flight operations worldwide. Read Full Story

Manchester Arena attack: UK reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'
London [UK], May 27 : The terror threat level in United Kingdom has been reduced from "critical" to "severe" after temporarily raising the level in response to Manchester Arena attack in which 22 people were killed and several others injured. Read Full Story

Police arrests two more Manchester attack suspects
London [UK], May 27 : British police on Saturday said that they have arrested two more suspects involved in the Manchester Arena terror attack in which 22 people were killed and 59 injured. Read Full Story

Manchester terror attack: Two more suspects arrested
Manchester [UK], May 27 : Greater Manchester police have arrested two men from Cheetham Hill in connection to the Manchester terror blasts. Read Full Story

Manchester bomber Abedi's terror connections revealed
New York [U.K.], May 26 : As the investigation progresses in the Manchester Arena bombing, investigators are able to trace Salman Abedi's movements and his connections with terror networks before the bombing. Read Full Story

Manchester attacker driven by 'injustice against Muslims'
London [UK], May 26 : According to latest revelations about the Manchester arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi, the accused carried out the horror as he wanted "revenge" for the injustices inflicted against Muslims. Read Full Story

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


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