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Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British prime minister

LONDON May 17: Britain’s Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media reported. Continue reading “Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British prime minister”

UK-based charity rewards platform set for India launch

LONDON May 11: A UK-based charity providing digital platform announced here on Friday the launch of its first-ever philanthropic rewards-based subscription service in India. Elbi India will harness the power of technology to provide a new web and mobile friendly platform to encourage Indians to subscribe to a community-based service and get rewarded for their charitable donations. Continue reading “UK-based charity rewards platform set for India launch”

Prime Minister Theresa May fails to apologise again by saying that it is a “shameful scar”

LONDON May 10: Less than a month after she was criticised for not formally apologising for the 1991 Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar and saying that it is a “shameful scar” on British Indian history, Britain Prime Minister Theresa May reiterated her “deeply regret” remark on Wednesday. Continue reading “Prime Minister Theresa May fails to apologise again by saying that it is a “shameful scar””

Royal baby Archie: Prince Harry and Meghan name their ‘bundle of joy’

LONDON May 9: Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan announced on Wednesday they had named their newborn son Archie as they showed him off to the world, saying their “little bundle of joy” was magic. Continue reading “Royal baby Archie: Prince Harry and Meghan name their ‘bundle of joy’”

Pinarayi Vijayan invites UK oppn leader Corbyn to launch offshore chit fund

BENGALURU May 8: It is not often that Indian chief ministers engage western Left wing leaders on how to grow their state, but that seems to be exactly what Kerala’s communist chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan is doing. Continue reading “Pinarayi Vijayan invites UK oppn leader Corbyn to launch offshore chit fund”

Labour and Conservative parties suffer heavy deafeats in local elections

LONDON May 4: Britain’s two main political parties, the ruling Conservatives and the Opposition Labour Party, suffered a severe Brexit bruising as local election results poured in from around the country on Friday. Continue reading “Labour and Conservative parties suffer heavy deafeats in local elections”

Senior players asked England bosses to axe Alex Hales from the Cricket World Cup squad 

LONDON May 3: England captain Eoin Morgan insists there has been a ‘complete breakdown in trust’ between Alex Hales and senior players.

Hales failed a second drugs test after testing positive for recreational drugs just weeks before the start of the World Cup and received a 21-day ban. Continue reading “Senior players asked England bosses to axe Alex Hales from the Cricket World Cup squad “

Theresa May Sacks Defence Minister Over Leak On Planned Huawei Contract

LONDON May 2: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson following a probe into the leak of news that Britain had conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to develop the UK 5G network. Continue reading “Theresa May Sacks Defence Minister Over Leak On Planned Huawei Contract”

Cricketer gets five-year jail as rape sentence in the UK

LONDON May 1: An Australian-born cricketer who raped a woman he found “dozing” in his teammate’s bedroom was jailed for five years by an English court on Tuesday. Alex Hepburn, 23, was convicted following an attack that took place during the first night of a sexual conquest “game” he helped set up on a WhatsApp group. Continue reading “Cricketer gets five-year jail as rape sentence in the UK”

Sainsbury’s has opened the UK’s first store in the UK with no tills

LONDON April 30: Sainsbury’s has opened the UK’s first store in the UK with no tills. The shop in Holborn Circus, central London, will see shoppers scanning goods as they go around the shop and paying using an app on their phones.

It has been experimenting with the technology since August and is now rolling it out to the first stores. Continue reading “Sainsbury’s has opened the UK’s first store in the UK with no tills”