Wednesday, February 8, 2023

UK

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...

Rapper Travis Scott beats BTS merchandise sales record in UK

Rapper Travis Scott (II) made a record-breaking amount of money on merchandise in London over the weekend.The 31-year-old rap star sold more than $1 million in merchandise at his weekend concerts, setting a new UK record and overtaking the...

India, UK working intensivelyto meet Diwali deadline for FTA

India and the UK will continue to work intensively to meet the Diwali deadline at the end of October for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) announced during the India visit of outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a UK...

China ‘largest threat’ to UK; has targeted India: Sunak

China represents the “largest threat” to Britain and the world’s security and prosperity this century and there is evidence to suggest it has targeted countries from the US to India, UK Prime Ministerial candidate Rishi Sunak said on Monday.The...

UK weather turmoil disrupts train travel for third day

Britain’s record-breaking heat wave disrupted travel for a third day and firefighters remained on alert Wednesday even as cloudy skies and showers brought relief from the scorching temperatures of recent days.Forecasters predict London will reach a high of 26...