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Queen@91: 15 facts about her that might surprise you

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning British monarch, turns 91 on Friday. In celebration of her birthday, here are some interesting facts about her life. IMAGE: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince......

British PM wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday won the overwhelming backing of MPs to hold a snap election on June 8, which she said is in the country's "national interest" and will strengthen her......

British PM calls for early general election on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for snap elections on June 8 in a surprise move that stunned her allies as well as opponents, asserting that it is the only way to guarantee......

Prince Harry was 'close to complete breakdown' after Diana's death

The fifth in line to the British throne reveals how counselling helped him through grief issues after his mother’s demise when he was 12 years old. IMAGE: Prince Harry attends an event for......

Will US introduce 'extreme vetting' for European travellers too?

Under a new ‘extreme vetting’ policy being considered by the United States administration, British travellers may have to hand over personal information, including social media......

Voda-Idea merger: Breaking down the numbers

British telecom major Vodafone and Aditya Birla group-run Idea Cellular on Monday  announced the merger of their Indian operations, creating the largest mobile operator by customer and revenue......

A Hungarian invention that helped the British in WWII

Tracing the early life of the humble ballpoint pen to its present. IMAGE: Modern folks would not even think of the ballpoint pen as an innovation. It seems to be an inexpensive writing instrument,......

Govt replaces Mistry at Indo-UK CEO forum

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be in India tomorrow, but Cyrus Mistry will no longer head the Indo-UK CEO forum, discovers Nivedita Mookerji. With days to go for the Indo-UK Tech Summit......

What brought British pound down to a 31-year low today?

The sell-off was probably aggravated by computer-driven traders The pound suffered a "flash crash" Friday morning, its biggest drop since Britain voted in June to leave the EU, with confused......

UK's new immigration rules to hit Indian professionals

New rules are expected to make it tougher for British companies wanting to bring in foreign professionals from outside the EU, including countries like India The UK, on Tuesday, unveiled plans to......

For the great love of British TV shows

Love Sherlock, Dr Who, and Downton Abbey?  Vanita Kohli-Khandekar finds out how the UK became one the world's largest creators of television content. The Pakistan that India loves! IMAGE:......

BAFTA 2017: Emma Stone, Dev Patel win

The 70th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) were held at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday, February 12, in London. A number of celebrities made a spectacular appearance at the awards night.  ......

British pop singer George Michael dies at age 53

British pop singer George Michael, who rose to fame with the band Wham! and sold more than 100 million albums in his career, has died aged 53, his publicist said. 'It is with great sadness that we......

10 things you must know about Yuvraj Singh's love, Hazel Keech!

 Officially, Yuvraj Singh is no longer single. The cricketer got engaged to British model-turned-actress Hazel Keech in Bali last year, and the couple is all set to tie knot today. While......

10 things you must know about Yuvraj Singh's love, Hazel Keech!

 Officially, Yuvraj Singh is no longer single. The cricketer got engaged to British model-turned-actress Hazel Keech in Bali last year, and the couple is all set to tie knot today. While......

British teenager has both legs amputated after F4 crash

British Formula Four driver Billy Monger has had his lower legs amputated after an horrific crash at the Donington Park circuit on Sunday, series organisers said on Wednesday.The 17-year-old, who......

Will cricket get the nod for 2024 Olympic Games?

Cricket, a sport dominated by Britain and former British colonies such as Australia and India, has only once featured in a Games - in Paris in 1900. IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni hits a six to take......

Third arrest by British police in Pakistan spot-fixing probe

A third man has been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation into possible corruption in Pakistani cricket, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said."Officers from the National Crime......

Indian sweep medals at U-19 British Junior Open squash

It turned out to be a dream tournament for India as the boys the medals, winning a gold, silver and bronze, in the U-19 category in the prestigious British Junior Open. Velavan Senthilkumar won......

British police say soccer child sex scandal may affect 98 clubs

British police investigating allegations of widespread child sex abuse at soccer clubs dating back to the 1970s said on Friday they had identified 83 potential suspects and possible links to 98......
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British PM May's Conservatives up 6 pct points on 49 pct, matching Thatcher's 1983 lead - Ipsos MORI

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has increased its lead over the opposition Labour Party and now has 49 percent support... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-british-pm-may-s-conservatives-up-6-pct-points-on-49-pct-matching-thatcher-s-1983-lead-ipsos-mori-2416990
British PM May's Conservatives hold 22 point lead in Panelbase poll

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party held a 22 percentage point lead in a poll conducted by Panelbase, putting her on course for... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-british-pm-may-s-conservatives-hold-22-point-lead-in-panelbase-poll-2416955
Britain's FTSE little changed as focus turns to earnings

British shares were flat on Wednesday, with gains for Standard Chartered and other companies that reported well-received earnings updates helping... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-britain-s-ftse-little-changed-as-focus-turns-to-earnings-2416943
Iran confirms rejecting appeal by held British-Iranian woman

Iran has confirmed that the final appeal by a British-Iranian woman detained in Iran while on a trip with her toddler daughter of having her... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/iran-confirms-rejecting-appeal-by-held-british-iranian-woman-117042600449_1.html
Indian businessman wins Queen's Enterprise Award

A prominent Indian businessman's food processing plant in Britain has won the prestigious Queen's Enterprise Award 2017 for its exceptional... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/indian-businessman-wins-queen-s-enterprise-award-117042600451_1.html

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