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  • Vijay Mallya extradition| UK says legal process has to be followed through, can't shortcut that Mar 05, 2021 07:17 PM IST

    Vijay Mallya extradition| UK says legal process has to be followed through, can't shortcut that

    Asked about what kind of issue was holding up Mallya's extradition, the British envoy said, 'There is a process going on. I think it is a legal process and has to be followed through, can't short cut that. That is why you have legal processes.'

  • The ugly divorce between Britain and Brussels is just getting started Mar 01, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    The ugly divorce between Britain and Brussels is just getting started

    As trade disputes pile up, the blame game evident in the early months of the split suits domestic political needs on both sides.

  • COVID-19 update | Seven days quarantine for Delhi World Cup-bound UK shooters Feb 27, 2021 09:09 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Seven days quarantine for Delhi World Cup-bound UK shooters

    On its arrival in India for a full-fledged tour, the England cricket team was also quarantined for seven days and hoping for a similar privilege, the British shooting contingent had approached the NRAI with a request to reduce their numbers of days in isolation.

  • PNB scam case: UK judge to rule on Nirav Modi extradition case on Thursday Feb 24, 2021 06:23 PM IST

    PNB scam case: UK judge to rule on Nirav Modi extradition case on Thursday

    Modi was arrested on an extradition warrant on March 19, 2019, and has appeared via videolink from Wandsworth Prison for a series of court hearings in the extradition case.

  • UK PM Boris Johnson eyes lockdown end as COVID-19 vaccines reach one-third of adults Feb 22, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    UK PM Boris Johnson eyes lockdown end as COVID-19 vaccines reach one-third of adults

    The United Kingdom was the first nation to begin a mass vaccination campaign, in December 2020, but surging COVID-19 cases forced a return to lockdown in early January after easing of curbs over Christmas.

  • Britain's Prince Philip spends third night in hospital Feb 19, 2021 06:06 PM IST

    Britain's Prince Philip spends third night in hospital

    The palace said Philip's admission was taken on the advice of his doctor, and that he is expected to remain there for a few days of 'observation and rest.'

  • Uber loses UK Supreme Court fight, must classify drivers as workers Feb 19, 2021 05:12 PM IST

    Uber loses UK Supreme Court fight, must classify drivers as workers

    A key point in the Supreme Court's ruling is that Uber has to consider its drivers "workers" from the time they log on to the app, until they log off.

  • British queen's husband, Prince Philip, admitted to hospital Feb 17, 2021 08:08 PM IST

    British queen's husband, Prince Philip, admitted to hospital

    Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, retired from public duties in 2017 and rarely appears in public.

  • UK auditing Serum Institute's site amid scramble for shots Feb 15, 2021 08:35 PM IST

    UK auditing Serum Institute's site amid scramble for shots

    The inspection comes as countries around the world scramble to secure vaccine supplies amid supply disruptions and delivery cuts from leading drugmakers such as Pfizer Inc, Moderna and AstraZeneca.

  • COVID-19 vaccine update | UK hits target of giving at least 1 vaccine shot to 15 million Feb 14, 2021 08:32 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine update | UK hits target of giving at least 1 vaccine shot to 15 million

    Some 15 million people, or 22% of the U.K. population, have received their first shot or were offered one. The figure includes most people in the governments top four priority groups, including everyone over 75, frontline healthcare workers and nursing home staff.

  • UK MPs call on government to stamp out China, Russia from defence industry Feb 14, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    UK MPs call on government to stamp out China, Russia from defence industry

    Investment in the defence supply chain from all countries that fall outside of an approved list, including Russia and China, must be barred, chair of the House of Commons defence subcommittee Richard Drax has said.

  • BBC World News barred from airing in China: Regulator Feb 11, 2021 10:39 PM IST

    BBC World News barred from airing in China: Regulator

    In a statement issued on the stroke of the Lunar New Year, the administration said an investigation found BBC World News' China-related reports had "seriously violated" regulations, including that news should be "truthful and fair," had harmed China's national interests and undermined national unity.

  • Nirav Modi's remand extended in UK until extradition judgment on February 25 Feb 05, 2021 08:57 PM IST

    Nirav Modi's remand extended in UK until extradition judgment on February 25

    Modi's severe depression and risk of suicide due to his lengthy incarceration since March 2019 have been raised as factors that should lead to his discharge.

  • Judges, not voters, may decide on Scottish independence vote Feb 05, 2021 07:09 PM IST

    Judges, not voters, may decide on Scottish independence vote

    Surveys suggest that Scottish voters, who rejected secession in 2014 but are now frustrated by being taken out of the European Union against their will, would this time vote for independence.

  • Capt Tom Moore, UK veteran who walked for NHS, dies at 100 Feb 02, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    Capt Tom Moore, UK veteran who walked for NHS, dies at 100

    Please always remember, tomorrow will be a good day, Moore said in an interview during his walk, uttering the words that became his trademark.

  • Prince Harry accepts apology, damages in UK libel suit Feb 01, 2021 07:36 PM IST

    Prince Harry accepts apology, damages in UK libel suit

    Harry had served for a decade in the British army. His lawyers said in court documents that he was “frustrated and saddened” because the articles would diminish his credibility with veterans.

  • Thousands flee Hong Kong for UK, fearing China crackdown Jan 31, 2021 10:32 PM IST

    Thousands flee Hong Kong for UK, fearing China crackdown

    The moves are expected to accelerate now that 5 million Hong Kongers are eligible to apply for visas to Britain, allowing them to live, work and study there and eventually apply to become British citizens.

  • UK set to formally apply for trans-Pacific trade bloc membership Jan 31, 2021 04:32 PM IST

    UK set to formally apply for trans-Pacific trade bloc membership

    The government said joining CPTPP would remove tariffs on food and drink and cars, while helping to boost the technology and services sectors.

  • Dubai blamed for coronavirus cases abroad; questions swirl at home Jan 29, 2021 08:06 PM IST

    Dubai blamed for coronavirus cases abroad; questions swirl at home

    The World Health Organization said that before the pandemic, the UAE had nearly 13,250 hospital beds for a country of over 9 million people.

  • Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue Jan 24, 2021 10:53 PM IST

    Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue

    Sturgeon's party says EU membership was presented in 2014 as a key argument for Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, only for Scots to be dragged out of the bloc against their will.

  • UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000 Jan 24, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

    Almost 5.9 million doses of vaccine had been administered by Saturday.

  • Britain's Boris Johnson presses Joe Biden for new trade deal Jan 24, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Britain's Boris Johnson presses Joe Biden for new trade deal

    A new trade agreement between the allies is a higher priority for UK PM Boris Johnson than it is for US President Joe Biden. The UK regained control over its national trade policy at the start of the month following the end of a post-Brexit transition period.

  • Vijay Mallya has applied for another route' to stay in the UK, says lawyer Jan 22, 2021 10:43 PM IST

    Vijay Mallya has applied for another route' to stay in the UK, says lawyer

    The UK Home Office has so far only confirmed on background that a confidential legal process remains ongoing before the extradition order can be executed.

  • London Metal Exchange's iconic 'Ring' may shut permanently soon Jan 19, 2021 08:03 PM IST

    London Metal Exchange's iconic 'Ring' may shut permanently soon

    One of the last of its kind, the trading floor was iconically called 'the Ring', as traders would scream through the chaos and finalize deals using arcane hand gestures.

  • United Kingdom aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September Jan 18, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    United Kingdom aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September

    Britain has more than 51 million adults in its population of 67.5 million people.

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