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Sub-zero temperatures to bring end to warm UK autumn weather

LONDON Oct 22: Sub-zero temperatures will reach some parts of the UK by the end of this week, bringing to an end a stretch of mild autumn weather. Continue reading “Sub-zero temperatures to bring end to warm UK autumn weather”

Nick Clegg takes over as Facebook’s head of global affairs

CALIFORNIA Oct 20: Facebook has hired Nick Clegg as its new vice president for global affairs. The former UK deputy prime minister will move to Silicone Valley in California in January to lead their global affairs and communications team. Continue reading “Nick Clegg takes over as Facebook’s head of global affairs”

UK Gears Up To Celebrate Durga Puja With Festive Cheer

LONDON Oct 19: Numerous organisations across the UK are celebrating Durga Puja with elaborate festivities for the Indian diaspora this week as the festival gains increasing prominence in the country. Continue reading “UK Gears Up To Celebrate Durga Puja With Festive Cheer”

Controlled explosion carried out on suspect package near UK Parliament

LONDON Oct 18: Police on Wednesday used a bomb disposal robot and carried out a controlled explosion on a package found in central London near the British parliament. Continue reading “Controlled explosion carried out on suspect package near UK Parliament”

Kohinoor “Surrendered” Not Stolen, Says Archaeological Survey of India

NEW DELHI Oct 17: The 108-carat Kohinoor diamond was “surrendered” by the Maharaja of Lahore to the Queen of England and “not handed over” to the British nearly 170 years ago, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) said in reply to an RTI query by a Ludhiana-based activist. Continue reading “Kohinoor “Surrendered” Not Stolen, Says Archaeological Survey of India”

UK economy heading for worst year, say economists

LONDON Oct 16: The British economy is heading for its worst year in almost a decade amid the growing risks from no-deal Brexit, according to a leading economic forecaster, Guardian news reported. Continue reading “UK economy heading for worst year, say economists”

Priti Patel Joins Theresa May’s Opposition As Challenge Mounts

LONDON Oct 15: Indian-origin lawmaker Priti Patel, one of the most outspoken British politicians in favour of Brexit, joined fellow Brexiteers to mount a further challenge to Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans for a future trading arrangement with the European Union (EU). Continue reading “Priti Patel Joins Theresa May’s Opposition As Challenge Mounts”

Cannabis to be available on NHS from November 1

LONDON Oct 12: Doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis products to patients as early as next month, Sajid Javid has announced.

The Home Secretary said they will start handing out the prescriptions from November 1. Continue reading “Cannabis to be available on NHS from November 1”

Hundreds Of Dogs Hound Theresa May For “Wooferendum” On Brexit

LONDON Oct 8: With tails wagging and raucous barking, hundreds of dogs and their owners rallied in London on Sunday to howl for a new people’s vote on Brexit, in what organizers dubbed a “wooferendum march”. Continue reading “Hundreds Of Dogs Hound Theresa May For “Wooferendum” On Brexit”

Watch Theresa May Channel “Dancing Queen” Ahead Of Speech At Party Meet

BIRMINGHAM Oct 4: Gyrating awkwardly to the sounds of ABBA’s disco hit “Dancing Queen”, British Prime Minister Theresa May made an unusual stage entrance for a keynote speech on Wednesday.

May, who captured headlines for her robotic dancing during a visit to Kenya in August, was under pressure to put on a good show at her Conservative Party’s annual conference. Continue reading “Watch Theresa May Channel “Dancing Queen” Ahead Of Speech At Party Meet”