Wednesday, November 30, 2022

UK

British finance minister reveals UK in recession, unleashes tax rises

Britain is now in recession and headed towards further shrinkage, the country’s finance minister revealed on Thursday as he tabled his much-anticipated emergency budget with tax rises impacting millions.Chancellor Jeremy Hunt tabled the Autumn Statement in the House of...

Who’s in and Who’s out in Sunak’s cabinet

After being appointed as the new Prime Minister of the UK, Rishi Sunak began the process of choosing ministers for his cabinet with some reappointed and several sacked from their posts.In his first address as the Prime Minister, Mr...

India, US, UK, France strongly condemn North Korea’s ballistic missile launch

India, joining the US, UK and France, has strongly condemned North Korea’s ballistic missile launch which overflew Japan, with New Delhi underlining that these launches affect the peace and security of the region and beyond.The missile fired on Tuesday...

Home Secretary vows action against Leicester ‘thuggery’

UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman has met with local police officers and Hindu and Muslim community leaders in Leicester and assured them that thugs behind recent violent clashes would face the full force of the law.During a visit to...

47 arrested after Hindu-Muslims clashes in UK

The UK police said on Tuesday that they have made 47 arrests as part of an ongoing operation to deter further disorder in the eastern England city of Leicester, which saw scenes of violence over the weekend.The development comes...

Ozzy paranoid about staying in US, set on going back to UK

It seems like the rock legend Ozzy Osbourne isn’t too pleased with staying in the US as the Black Sabbath frontman is set to permanently return to the UK with wife Sharon after several years living in Los Angeles,...

UK Defence Secretary rules out blanket ban on visas for Russians

UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has rejected the idea of a blanket ban on visas for Russians, but insisted "we can toughen up the conditions". "I certainly think we can toughen up the conditions of our visas. I am not...

UK trade union calls for large rise in minimum wage

 The UK's Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for action from the government to set about increasing the minimum wage to 15 pounds ($17.7) an hour "as soon as possible". It comes amid of a summer of significant industrial action...

Almost half of Europe at risk of drought: Report

Nearly half of Europe is at risk of drought, according to a report by the European Commission’s science and knowledge service (JRC).The report, published on Monday, said that, as of August 10, 47 per cent of Europe’s territory has...

India, UK weigh options to open up legal services sector

India and the UK are weighing options to open up the legal services sector to enhance cooperation between the two countries.The Legal Services Committee (LSC), comprising representatives from the Bar Council of India and the Law Society of England...