15 Sep 2015
London: With an aim to cutting down on technology use in classrooms, the British government has appointed government expert and former teacher Tom Bennett to review the impact of tablets and smartphones on school children.
11 Feb 2015
Sanaa: The British government says it has closed its embassy in Yemen and evacuated all its diplomatic staff amid turmoil there following Shiite rebels seizing power in the Arab world's poorest country.
04 Oct 2014
Cairo: The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group on Friday claimed responsibility of beheading British aid worker Alan Henning in an online video. In the one-minute video clip titled "Another Message to America and its Allies", roughly the same as those released after three previous murders, a masked IS militant also introduced another hostage it identified as a US aid worker Peter Kassig, news agency reported.
25 Jan 2015
London: British leaders cutting across party lines on Sunday greeted India on its 66th Republic Day with Prime Minister David Cameron describing the day as an important milestone which reflects the enduring and special relationship between the two nations.
21 May 2015
London: British Sports business magazine 'SportsPro' has named Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli as the six most marketable athlete of this year ahead of the likes of sprint king Usain Bolt and football superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
24 Jan 2015
London: British Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated India on its 66th Republic Day and said the "rising power" was on par with its erstwhile colonial master Britain, reported Asian Lite, a newspaper for British Asians in London.
16 Jan 2015
Washington: British Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived here to hold talks with US President Barack Obama on a wide range of issues, including counter- terrorism, joint campaign against IS militants and cybersecurity.
01 Feb 2015
London: Indian foodies can look up to an authentic British gourmet storm next month when some of UK's finest chefs set up base in Chennai and roll out 60 dishes like British Chicken Tikka Masala and Balti during a food festival that takes 'curry' back to its spiritual home.
30 Nov 2015
London: A British jury today cleared former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns of perjury charges over match-fixing in Test cricket.
08 May 2015
London: Prime Minister David Cameron won a stunning election victory in Britain, confounding poll predictions that the vote would be the closest in decades to sweep into office for another five years with a clear majority and his Labour opponents in tatters.