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British Parliament blocks no-deal Brexit prompting PM Johnson to push for new elections

LONDON(TIP): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday, September 5,  kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a ‘no-deal’ Brexit as defeatists surrendering […]

Europe

Boris Johnson Tops First Round of Poll for British PM

LONDON (TIP): Boris Johnson on Thursday, June 13,  secured his position as the frontrunner in the race to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister as he won the highest number of votes in the […]

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Decoding Trump’s attack on Europe

His incendiary tour of the continent seeks to reverse the gains Europe has achieved over the last 70 years. “Mr. Trump’s blistering attack on European states for not meeting their military spending obligations is misplaced. […]

India

Modi, May hold talks on infusing new energy into post-Brexit bilateral ties

Modi launches Bharat Ki Baat Sabke Saath at a meeting with NRIs LONDON(TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, April 16, assured his British counterpart Theresa May that the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union […]

World

Landmark Brexit Bill passed

LONDON (TIP): British MPs gave the green light, on January 18, to a landmark Brexit Bill, after weeks of debate and a damaging government defeat, but the legislation now faces a battle in the House […]

Business & Economics

What to watch in 2018

As the new year begins, here are the smartest predictions of what’s coming in politics, tech and business in 2018.                                                      By Erica Pandey The Big picture: In many ways 2018 will mirror 2017. The […]

World

UK ready to pay 40 billion euro Brexit divorce bill: Report

LONDON (TIP): Britain is open to paying up to 40 billion euros ($47.1 billion) towards a so-called Brexit divorce bill to the European Union as long as a future UK-EU trade deal can be secured, a media report said on […]

Europe

UK sets out Brexit bill to end EU membership

LONDON (TIP): The British government on July 13 published a draft law that would formally put an end to Britain’s membership of the European Union, as a top official warned the country was unprepared for Brexit in less than two years’ […]

Europe

Keep EU doors open to Britain says German Finance Minister and IMF chief

HAMBURG (TIP): The European Union should keep its doors open to Britain if it wants to change its mind about leaving the bloc, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on July 6. […]

World

Son of an Indian Immigrant is set to be Ireland’s new leader

Leo Varadkar, the son of an Indian immigrant, is set to be Ireland’s Prime Minister after he won an internal contest to lead the Centre-right Fine Gael, the senior coalition partner in the Republic’s minority government. The outspoken Mr. […]

Politics

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

LONDON (TIP): Prime Minister Theresa on May 29 and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn faced tough questions and a skeptical audience in a live TV event May night ahead of next week’s parliamentary elections. It was not a debate, but […]

World

Trump meets EU leaders in Brussels

BRUSSELS (TIP): US President Donald Trump met the European Union’s top officials on Thursday in a bid to mend ties with a bloc he deeply alarmed by backing Brexit. Trump arrived for his first ever talks with […]

Business & Economics

Gold edges lower after biggest rally since Brexit vote

LONDON (TIP): Gold eased on Thursday as a bounce in the dollar prompted some buyers to cash in gains after its biggest one-day rally in nearly a year, though uncertainty over the outlook for the Trump presidency underpinned the metal near two-week […]

Europe

UK Prime Minister May pledges to curtail immigration, including from India

LONDON (TIP): Prime Minister of UK Theresa May, on Thursday, May18, unveiled her Conservative Party’s election manifesto that makes cutting immigration from countries like India, a central poll pledge if her party wins the June 8 general election. The British […]

Europe

UK minister mentions alcohol in Gurudwara, admonished by Sikh woman

LONDON (TIP): UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had a tough time on May 17 on the election campaign trail when a British Sikh woman admonished him for talking about whiskey during a stop at a gurdwara in the […]

World

British PM May vows energy price cap if re-elected

British PM May vows energy price cap if           re-elected LONDON (TIP): British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on May 9 to introduce a cap on domestic energy prices that would cut tariffs for around 17 […]

World

THREE OF BRITAIN’S FOUR WEALTHIEST ARE INDIANS

THREE OF BRITAIN’S FOUR WEALTHIEST ARE INDIANS LONDON (TIP): The wealthiest persons in Britain are India-born, according to the Sunday Times Rich List 2017 which places the Hinduja brothers Srichand and Gopichand+ at the top of 134 billionaires. The brothers’ […]

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Americas

Anti-immigrant rhetoric to hit US universities financially

Anti-immigrant rhetoric to hit US universities financially WASHINGTON (TIP): Some of the popular US universities may be hit by “Trump effect” —the antiimmigrant rhetoric that is building in the country. According to DrEducation, a US-based research and consulting firm […]

Business & Economics

Brexit has already made UK less attractive place to do business, KPMG study says

LONDON (TIP): The UK has already become a less attractive place to do business as a result of the Brexit vote, according to a new survey. Professional services firm KPMG questioned 100 of the largest […]

Britain targets legal certainty with plan to convert EU law after Brexit
Europe

Britain targets legal certainty with plan to convert EU law after Brexit

LONDON (TIP): The British government set out on Thursday how it will handle the mammoth task of converting European Union laws into domestic legislation in preparation for its exit from the bloc, seeking to ease […]

Europe

Queen signs Brexit trigger bill into law

LONDON (TIP): Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on March 16 gave her Royal Assent to the Brexit trigger bill, authorizing Prime Minister Theresa May to invoke Article 50 to begin the country’s exit negotiations from the […]

Europe

EU slaps down Poland, reappoints summit chair Tusk

The leaders of the European Union delivered a withering snub to Poland‘s right-wing government on March 8 by disregarding its objections and reappointing former Polish premier Donald Tusk to chair their summits. Tusk’s successor as […]

Europe

Theresa May faces first Brexit bill defeat as House of Lords votes for amendment

Prime Minister Theresa May has faced her first parliamentary defeat over Brexit after Britain’s upper house voted to amend and thereby delay a bill empowering her to begin talks for the UK’s exit from the […]

Europe

Central European nations seek stronger EU after UK leaves

WARSAW (TIP): The prime ministers of four Central European nations met Thursday to discuss ways of strengthening the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc. The meeting took place just days before an EU summit […]

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British PM May wins crucial vote to start Brexit

Says she would trigger formal divorce talks with European Union by March-end Embed from Getty Images LONDON (TIP): British Parliament overwhelmingly supported a Bill, February 9, empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start crucial negotiations […]