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  • How Queen Elizabeth used her handbag to send secret signals to staff at public events Sep 13, 2022 11:50 AM IST

    How Queen Elizabeth used her handbag to send secret signals to staff at public events

    Author Kristen Meinzer told Mirror that switching the bag from one arm to the other meant that the Queen was signalling to her staff that she wanted someone to come and interrupt the conversation.

  • Watch: UK Prime Minister Liz Truss called monarchy ‘disgraceful’ as a teen in 1994 Sep 11, 2022 01:57 PM IST

    Watch: UK Prime Minister Liz Truss called monarchy ‘disgraceful’ as a teen in 1994

    Following Queen Elizabeth’s death, however, UK Prime Minister Liz Truss took a different tone and called the longest-reigning monarch in British history “the rock on which modern Britain was built.”

  • What next for Rishi Sunak? Sep 10, 2022 09:15 PM IST

    What next for Rishi Sunak?

    Getting 43 percent votes from the overwhelmingly white, male, middle-class Tory members is no mean feat. And the small margin of Liz Truss' victory should give Rishi Sunak and his supporters hope.

  • 'Didn't get the job?' UK job site takes a dig at Rishi Sunak in its ad Sep 08, 2022 08:47 PM IST

    'Didn't get the job?' UK job site takes a dig at Rishi Sunak in its ad

    After losing the UK Prime Minister's job to Liz Truss, Rishi said he was "proud" of the campaign he ran and has indicated he did not plan to serve in a Truss-led Cabinet if offered a job.

  • New British PM Liz Truss brings tougher UK stance on China Sep 07, 2022 06:31 AM IST

    New British PM Liz Truss brings tougher UK stance on China

    Relations between London and Beijing have worsened in the last decade as Britain has grown worried that an open door to Chinese investment could pose national security risks, and that China's military and economic assertiveness may be acting against its post-Brexit free trade agenda.

  • What happened when people congratulated the wrong Liz Truss on Twitter Sep 06, 2022 07:53 PM IST

    What happened when people congratulated the wrong Liz Truss on Twitter

    Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson was among those who managed to mistakenly congratulate Trussell, who has been revelling in the confusion.

  • Who is Liz Truss, the new UK prime minister? Sep 06, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    Who is Liz Truss, the new UK prime minister?

    Members of the Conservative party the approximately 180,000 people who elected the new leader will be delighted that the continuity candidate got over the line.

  • Liz Truss to replace Boris Johnson as British PM today Sep 06, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    Liz Truss to replace Boris Johnson as British PM today

    Liz Truss defeated rival Rishi Sunak in a vote of Conservative Party members for the party's leadership, promising to deliver tax cuts and to help people with their energy bills and Britain faces a mounting energy crisis.

  • Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening Sep 05, 2022 07:49 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening

    Our specially curated package of the most interesting articles to help you stay at the top of your game.

  • Liz Truss is new UK PM. Twitter 'celebrates' with Rishi Sunak memes Sep 05, 2022 06:10 PM IST

    Liz Truss is new UK PM. Twitter 'celebrates' with Rishi Sunak memes

    While celebrations began both offline and online, social media took to it with a flood of memes, most of them being directed at Rishi Sunak.

  • Anand Mahindra finds Downing Street in US 'for whoever misses out' on being UK PM Sep 05, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra finds Downing Street in US 'for whoever misses out' on being UK PM

    Hours ahead of the announcement of UK's new Prime Minister -- a battle between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss -- Anand Mahindra shared a photo of Downing Street in New York's Brooklyn area.

  • Brutal economic storm, soaring inflation loom large on new British premier Liz Truss Sep 05, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    Brutal economic storm, soaring inflation loom large on new British premier Liz Truss

    Truss, 47, who became Britain’s third female prime minister by defeating Rishi Sunak, has her task cut out amid worsening inflation and still ongoing impact from Brexit

  • Kremlin on next UK prime minister: no hope of anything positive Sep 05, 2022 02:50 PM IST

    Kremlin on next UK prime minister: no hope of anything positive

    "I don't think we can hope for anything positive," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

  • Conservatives to reveal UK's new prime minister -- Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak Sep 05, 2022 01:04 PM IST

    Conservatives to reveal UK's new prime minister -- Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak

    The result will be unveiled at 12:30 pm (1130 GMT), after foreign minister Truss and her rival, former finance minister Rishi Sunak, spent the summer rallying support among Conservative Party members who cast the final vote.

  • Markets scream warning over new UK PM’s mammoth task Sep 05, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    Markets scream warning over new UK PM’s mammoth task

    The pound, already down nearly 15% this year versus the dollar, just posted its worst monthly performance since the 2016 Brexit vote.

  • UK PM race: Final countdown begins for Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss Sep 05, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    UK PM race: Final countdown begins for Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss

    .The winner of the contest will be announced on Monday at 12:30 BST (17:00 IST) by Sir Graham Brady -- chair of the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs and returning officer of the leadership election.

  • UK PM favourite Liz Truss promises immediate action on energy Sep 05, 2022 06:49 AM IST

    UK PM favourite Liz Truss promises immediate action on energy

    The governing Conservative Party is widely expected to name Truss its new leader, and Britain's new prime minister, on Monday at a time when the country faces what is forecast to be a long recession, double-digit inflation and industrial unrest.

  • Key events next week: ECB rate decision, Apple event, UK elections, OPEC+ and more Sep 03, 2022 10:04 PM IST

    Key events next week: ECB rate decision, Apple event, UK elections, OPEC+ and more

    Here are the key events around the world to get you started for next week.

  • Rishi Sunak closes campaign on personal note with parents, wife Akshata Sep 01, 2022 09:39 AM IST

    Rishi Sunak closes campaign on personal note with parents, wife Akshata

    Addressing a teeming concert venue at Wembley in London on Wednesday night, the Indian-origin former Chancellor could have been mistaken for a rockstar amid the loud cheers and screams of Rishi, Rishi.

  • Rishi Sunak pledges to work night and day' for vision as UK PM race enters finale Aug 31, 2022 10:22 AM IST

    Rishi Sunak pledges to work night and day' for vision as UK PM race enters finale

    Rishi Sunak reiterated his vision statement as the first British Indian to run for the top job at 10 Downing Street ahead of the final campaign event scheduled at a popular concert venue in Wembley on Wednesday evening.

  • UK PM race: Team Sunak attack rival's magic money tree' promises Aug 22, 2022 07:26 PM IST

    UK PM race: Team Sunak attack rival's magic money tree' promises

    The British Indian former Chancellor’s prime ministerial campaign headquarters and supporters highlighted that the Cabinet minister would not be able to meet her estimated GBP 50 billion tax cut pledge and support packages to those most in need without pushing the country’s debt to dangerous levels.

  • UK PM race: Liz Truss holds lead but voters still prefer Boris Johnson Aug 18, 2022 08:38 PM IST

    UK PM race: Liz Truss holds lead but voters still prefer Boris Johnson

    The YouGov survey for Sky News' suggests 66 per cent of members are in favour of voting for Truss and 34 per cent back the British Indian ex-minister, once those Tory members who do not know or will not vote are excluded.

  • UK leadership candidate Rishi Sunak says scrapping BoE independence would be a massive mistake Aug 12, 2022 06:28 AM IST

    UK leadership candidate Rishi Sunak says scrapping BoE independence would be a massive mistake

    Asked about comments from leadership front-runner Liz Truss's team suggesting that the central bank's rate-setting independence should be reviewed, Sunak said: "That would be a massive mistake for our country, and international investors would really not look very kindly on it at all."

  • US-based Indian organisation endorses Rishi Sunak for UK PM Aug 09, 2022 06:18 AM IST

    US-based Indian organisation endorses Rishi Sunak for UK PM

    The race to elect a new Conservative Party leader, who will take charge as British Prime Minister early next month, heated up on Monday as the two finalists Sunak and Liz Truss clashed over their proposals to tackle the soaring cost-of-living crisis in the country.

  • Rishi Sunak’s rise is testament to the tenacity of the ‘twice migrants’ Aug 07, 2022 04:38 PM IST

    Rishi Sunak’s rise is testament to the tenacity of the ‘twice migrants’

    Rishi Sunak, Suella Braverman, Priti Patel and Shailesh Vara are all ‘twice migrants’ - their grandparents and parents moved from South Asia to East Africa and finally the UK.

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