World  /  Published 08.04.19

Facebook, Google face widening crackdown

Social media giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block extreme material such as terrorist propaga...
By (AP) in London

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.19

Celebrating Bengali culture in England

This year, there were at least 61 Durga Pujas in Britain, according to Sumit Konar, a postdoctoral chemistry researcher at Edinburgh University. Konar produced a digital map of the festivities taking ...
By Amit Roy in

World  /  Published 04.08.19

Iran seizes Iraqi oil ship, 7 held

Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Persian Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran’s state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power a...
By Vivian Yee, Yonette Joseph and Iliana Magra/New York Times News Service in Beirut

World  /  Published 19.07.19

Iran says it has seized British tanker

Iran said on Friday that it had seized a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, and the tanker’s owner said it had lost contact with the vessel as it appeared to be heading towards Iran. The Britis...
By New York Times News Service in London

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Royal Ascot and its Asian connection

Along with the Chelsea Flower Show and the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, Royal Ascot, where the Queen arrives with members of her family in horse-drawn carriages, is another highlight of the...
By Amit Roy in

World  /  Published 23.06.19

Boris bust-up pot boils

Foreign secretary and Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has overtaken Boris Johnson in a “shock poll” — though the findings should be treated with a certain amount of scepticism.But there is...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 21.05.19

Theresa May offers vote on new referendum

In a major concession, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday offered UK lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union — b...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 30.01.19

EU rejects fresh Brexit negotiations

European Union leaders offered a united chorus of 'No' on Wednesday to Britain's belated bid to negotiate changes to the Brexit divorce deal, with one official calling on British lawmakers to stop bic...
By AP in Brussels

World  /  Published 19.01.19

Britain's Prince Philip involved in car crash

Only the robustness of a Tata-owed Land Rover Freelander saved the 97-yearold Duke of Edinburgh from possible fatal injuries when he came out of a side road on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, and w...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 25.02.19

EU's Donald Tusk calls on Theresa May to delay Brexit

After nearly two years of bitter talks on the departure of Britain from the European Union, there's now even disagreement between the two on when Brexit should actually take place.While EU Council Pre...
By AP in Sharm El Sheikh


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