Indian Americans

Indian Origin Steel Tycoon to Bid for French Assets to Secure 1,600 Jobs

LONDON (TIP):  UK-based Indian origin steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group is set to make an “unconditional and comprehensive offer” for the assets of two flagship French steel businesses. The offer, to be made […]

World

India to roll out red carpet to UK SMEs

LONDON (TIP): India has started to “roll out the red carpet” to UK SMES instead of subjecting them to a barrage of regulations. The move comes as India hopes to ramp up exports from Britain. “Earlier the mindset of […]

World

UK’s longest serving police dog dies after 11 years in service

LONDON (TIP): Brewster, the longest serving police dog in the UK whose “incredible nose” detected drugs, cash and weapons across the country, has died after a brief illness following 11 years of service. The 13-year-old, 91 in dog […]

Europe

France and Britain announce anti-terror action plan

PARIS (TIP): The leaders of France and Britain on June 14 announced an antiterror action plan to crack down on radicalisation through social media. After talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron said both countries agreed that social networks […]

World

Man with knife arrested outside UK parliament: Police

LONDON (TIP): A man with a knife has been arrested outside the British parliament on Friday, police said, adding that there were no reports of any casualties. “The man, aged in his 30s, was arrested on suspicion of possession […]

Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi
Europe

Pro-Khalistan groups to be reined in: UK

NEW DELHI (TIP): Britain on May 4 assured India that it would make efforts to rein in pro-Khalistan elements operating on its soil and also agreed to share information relating to them with Indian agencies. […]

A sign for Bank Street and high rise offices are seen in the financial district in Canary Wharf in London, Britain, October 21, 2010. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor/File Photo
Business & Economics

UK to streamline payments to boost bank competition

LONDON (TIP): Britain’s multi-trillion pound system for shuffling payments and cheques will be streamlined under plans announced on Thursday to help newcomers compete more easily with long established banks and improve services to customers. Britain […]

Hundreds show their support for Virendra Sharma at his Election campaign launch
Europe

Hundreds show their support for Virendra Sharma at his Election campaign launch

LONDON (TIP): Hundreds showed up, May 3, in Ealing – Southall to show their support at Virendra Sharma’s election campaign launch. Following the shock announcement of a snap general election, today, on the day parliament […]

Europe

913 gold coins found in a piano in UK, declared a treasure

LONDON (TIP): A total of 913 gold coins dating back to the 18th century, the largest hoard of gold sovereigns in Britain, found hidden in an old piano, has been declared treasure by a court. […]

Sadiq Khan poses for selfies at the Baisakhi parade in Southall, London. Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@SadiqKhan
Europe

VAISAKHI CELEBRATIONS AROUND THE WORLD

Sadiq Khan Becomes First London Mayor to Celebrate #Vaisakhi Crowds gathered in Southall to watch the annual Vaisakhi parade, which started and ended at the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Southall Gurdwara on Havelock Road. Mayor of […]

Business & Economics

Vijay Mallya arrested in London by Scotland Yard

NEW DELHI: Business tycoon Vijay Mallya, the boss of the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines, owes Rs 9,081 crore to a consortium of 17 Indian banks, has been arrested in London and will be produced in […]

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley shakes hands with UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon in New Delhi on April 13.
Europe

India, UK working on latest jet engine

NEW DELHI (TIP): India and the UK are jointly making one of the most powerful engines for fighter jets of the future and the first such engine will be unveiled within a year. The gas […]

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 […]

Europe

London to become first city to have ultra-low emission zone

LONDON (TIP): London has become the first city in the world to announce an ultra-low emission zone to tackle rising levels of air pollution, under which the drivers of the most polluting cars will have […]

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 […]

“We will never give in to terror", British PM Theresa May said, following Westminster attack
COUNTER TERRORISM

London shattered by terror attack after a decade

LONDON (TIP): Asolo assailant, identified by police as Khalid Masood, plowed a car into people on Westminster Bridge in London, near Parliament, killing two people and injuring many others, before crashing into a railing, March […]

Europe

War Clouds over Europe: Are We Prepared?

“Europe is sitting on a time bomb and any small spark could ignite it. Remember that all conflicts in the last 2000 years have started in Europe and became ‘world’ conflicts. India has already given […]

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

British PM May rejects call for Scottish independence vote

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected a call from Scotland‘s leader for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union. May said Thursday that ‘now is not the time’ to […]

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Sports News

Mkhitaryan helps Manchester United to draw in Russia

ROSTOV-ON-DON (TIP): Henrikh Mkhitaryan bagged a precious away goal as Manchester United came away from their trip to Russia with a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie against Rostov […]

COUNTER TERRORISM

Britain says 13 terror attack plots foiled since 2013

LONDON (TIP): Security services have foiled 13 potential terror attacks in Britain since 2013, its most senior counter-terrorism policeman said Monday, with more than 500 active investigations at any one time. Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner […]

Europe

Man jailed for six years after killing banker with single punch at taxi rank

LONDON  (TIP):Trevor Timon, the man who killed banker Oliver Dearlove with a single punch has been jailed for six years. The 31-year-old, of Plumstead in south-east London, was cleared of murder earlier this week, but […]

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 […]

Europe

Islamic State planning attacks in Britain: Anti- terrorism lawyer

LONDON (TIP): Islamic State militants are planning “indiscriminate attacks on innocent civilians” in Britain on a scale similar to those staged by the Irish Republican Army 40 years ago, the head of the country’s new […]