13 Feb 2014
Toronto: In a significant study, Canadian researchers have found that yearly mammograms in middle-aged women do not reduce breast cancer deaths but these tests are essentially as good as physical examination alone.
13 Nov 2013
Kolkata: British Prime Minister David Cameron will pay a short visit to the metropolis on November 14 amidst speculation on whether he would meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
06 Nov 2013
Berlin: Germany on Tuesday asked the British ambassador to come to the Foreign Ministry to discuss a newspaper report that a covert spying station was operating in Berlin with hi-tech equipment mounted on the embassy roof.
05 Nov 2013
London: One in six British women has indulged in wardrobing, the practice of purchasing an item, wearing it with the tag in and then returning it to the store for a refund, according to a study.
25 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has said it would write to 2014 Commonwealth Games organisers and the British High Commission here to furnish the reasons for refusal of accreditation to hockey player Harbir Singh Sandhu but insisted it cannot be blamed for the incident.
05 Feb 2014
Melbourne: British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic on Wednesday said it will wind up its sole Australia service, citing increasing costs and weak revenues.
28 Oct 2013
New Delhi: British designer Gareth Pugh fell in love with the ‘chaos’ and ‘vibrancy’ of India during his maiden trip and counts the experience as one of the ‘incredible’ ones. Pugh, who has designed for Kylie Minogue and Lady Gaga, now wants to see Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in one of his outfits.
11 Apr 2014
London: Indian-origin doctors in UK lost a discrimination appeal against the country's medical examination authority.
12 Dec 2013
London: British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Danish counterpart Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Wednesday laughed off criticism that they had acted inappropriately by posing for a mobile phone ‘selfie’ with US President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
11 Dec 2013
Chennai: Discussions on the European Union (EU)-India Free Trade Agreement (FTA) are stuck. There have been difficulties in concluding it and India is also headed for Lok Sabha elections soon, a British minister said on Wednesday.