Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and former Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey have also confirmed their intentions to stand, the BBC reported.
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London: Criminals are using dead rats to smuggle proscribed material, like drugs and mobile phones, into a prison in the UK, the media reported on Monday. Staff at HMP Guys Marsh in Dorset discovered three rodents stitched up across their stomachs. Subsequent investigation revealed the animals had been stuffed with[Read More…]
Theo Fry, a 19 months toddler suffered more than two dozen heart attacks, all in just one day but little Theo defeated them all and survived. Fry has been facing cardiac problem since he was barely a week old soon. Before he could turn one, he had already seen through[Read More…]
New Delhi: India and France are likely to surpass the UK in the 2019 rankings of world’s largest economies, according to the latest projections by British consultancy multinational PwC. PwC’s annual Global Economy Watch projects real GDP growth in 2019 of 7.6 per cent for India 1.6 per cent for[Read More…]
A court in the United Kingdom orders Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India today to face charges of financial irregularities running into thousands of crores. The 62-year-old former boss of Kingfisher Airlines has been on bail since his arrest on an extradition warrant in April last year.
Indian physicist and physiologist Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose was recently among the nominated names to become the face of United Kingdom’s 50 Pound currency bill. UK’s Bank of England – similar to India’s Reserve Bank of India – announced that it will be redesigning the 50 UK Pound currency note,[Read More…]
London: Negotiators from the United Kingdom and the European Union have formulated a draft Brexit agreement, the office of Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday. A special Cabinet meeting has been set for Wednesday to “consider the draft agreement the negotiating teams have reached in Brussels, and to decide on[Read More…]
Just a few days after unveiling the 10 feet tall, bronze statue of a Sikh soldier in Smethwick, Birmingham, it has been vandalized and inscribed with controversial messages. Inaugurated on November 4 on public land outside Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Smethwick, it was funded by the gurdwara’s congregation. However, the sculpture[Read More…]
There is some good news for Indian passport holders who need to travel to European states at a short notice. As per the media reports, the Schengen states that include 26 European countries, may soon offer priority visas to holders of the Indian passport. As reported by a national daily[Read More…]