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World  /  Published 22.09.20

UK to return to work from home

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told people on Tuesday to work from home where possible and ordered bars and restaurants to close early to tackle a fast-spreading second wave of Covid-19 with res...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 06.09.20

1 dies of stabbing in UK knife crime

A lone assailant is on the run in Birmingham after stabbing eight people, one of them fatally, at four separate locations over a two-hour period early on Sunday in what police described as “a ma...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 06.09.20

Multiple stabbings in Birmingham

One had suffered potentially life-threatening injuries, the Metropolitan Police said. Five suspects were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, the force said, according to a report b...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in London

World  /  Published 05.09.20

Climate protesters take aim at UK papers

The distribution of several British newspapers was disrupted on Saturday after Extinction Rebellion climate change activists blockaded printing presses used by Rupert Murdoch’s News UK, the publ...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 12.08.20

UK plunges into recession

The British economy has recorded the deepest coronavirus-related slump among the world's leading industrial economies after official figures on Wednesday showed it shrinking by a fifth in the seco...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 03.08.20

UK: Mahatma on coins

Mahatma Gandhi is set to be the first non-white person to feature on British money. The Royal Mint Advisory Committee is working to create a coin featuring the Mahatma. It comes as Rishi Sunak, the C...
By Helena Horton in London

World  /  Published 03.08.20

Businesses on recovery route in UK

Two-thirds of British businesses say they are now “fully operational” after the coronavirus lockdown, up from half in June, according to a survey on Sunday. A further 21 per cent of the f...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 27.07.20

Spain off UK safe-travel list

British foreign minister Dominic Raab on Sunday stood by his government’s abrupt decision to impose a two-week coronavirus quarantine on travellers returning from Spain, which has provoked anger...
By Reuters in Madrid, London

Business  /  Published 27.07.20

Tata Steel stake offer

Tata Steel is reportedly offering the British taxpayer a 50 per cent stake in its Port Talbot steelworks in Wales as part of efforts to secure government backing to secure the future of the business i...
By PTI in London

Business  /  Published 25.07.20

SpiceJet can fly to UK under bilateral pact

SpiceJet has been designated as the “Indian scheduled carrier” to operate flight services to the UK from India, the Gyeseurgaon-based no-frills airline said in a regulatory filing on Frida...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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