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The UK on Tuesday defended its decision to water down the Online Safety Bill, an ambitious but controversial attempt to crack down on online racism, sexual abuse, bullying, fraud and other harmful material.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 07:01 PM IST
Supporters of 4-Day Week Campaign say this would encourage companies to improve their productivity. They can yield more with the same output using fewer hours.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 03:06 PM IST
Lai is perhaps Hong Kong's most prominent critic of China's Communist Party leaders including Xi Jinping, and Hong Kong's Department of Justice made repeated attempts to block British barrister, Timothy Owen, from representing him.
Published on Nov 28, 2022 05:51 PM IST
The industrial action on Dec. 15 and Dec. 20 is unprecedented in the British nursing union's 106-year history, and comes as the state-run National Health Service (NHS) braces for one of its toughest winters ever.
Published on Nov 25, 2022 06:39 AM IST
The Hinduja family tops the list for the eighth time in a row, with an estimated worth of 30.5 billion pounds, up three billion pounds from the previous year.
Published on Nov 24, 2022 11:10 PM IST
"Many UK businesses and web developers tell us they feel that they are being held back by restrictions set by Apple and Google," Sarah Cardell, interim chief executive of the CMA, said in a statement.
Published on Nov 22, 2022 06:53 PM IST
UK Weather: This could affect travel from airports in the region although no warning was in place yet.
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 11:57 AM IST
Britain is contending with a devastating outbreak of avian influenza.
Published on Nov 18, 2022 05:17 PM IST
British writer Katherine Rundell’s biography on poet John Donne named winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize at a ceremony in London. It argues that Donne is “a writer perhaps as great as Shakespeare, and a writer we should all read for his writing on love, sex and death.”
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 04:49 PM IST
The spy chief also said Chinese authorities were monitoring and intimidating the Chinese diaspora, with action ranging from forcible repatriation to assault.
Published on Nov 17, 2022 11:38 AM IST
The announcement came with Rishi Sunak in Bali, Indonesia for a meeting of the Group of 20 that is expected to heap pressure on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
Updated on Nov 15, 2022 10:54 AM IST
Sunak named Williamson as an all-purpose fixer and policy enforcer when he became prime minister last month, despite his ally being twice forced to resign from the cabinet in the past.
Published on Nov 09, 2022 06:35 PM IST
India remained the most common country of birth outside the UK in 2021.
Published on Nov 08, 2022 07:36 PM IST
Home Secretary Suella Braverman used the term while defending conditions at a processing center for new arrivals where some 4,000 people have been held in a facility intended for 1,600.
Updated on Nov 01, 2022 07:18 PM IST
Storm Claudio In UK: Storm Claudio is expected to bring heavy rainfall across southern and central England.
Published on Nov 01, 2022 12:53 PM IST
Liz Truss: The Mail on Sunday said that the hack was discovered when Truss was running to become Conservative Party leader and prime minister in the summer.
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 03:48 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine War: Edward Stringer, former commander of the UK's defence academy, told UK's Telegraph that Britain's military was limited.
Published on Oct 29, 2022 05:46 PM IST
The Daily Mail newspaper carried claims Saturday by former Navy Lt. Sophie Brook that she faced “a constant campaign of sexual bullying” as well as physical assaults.
Published on Oct 29, 2022 05:06 PM IST
Covid In Britain: Descendants of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, XBB and BQ.1 subvariants could lead to a fresh Covid wave across Europe by the end of November.
Published on Oct 29, 2022 12:18 PM IST
Reuters report said 3,00,000 members of Britain's largest nursing union began voting this month on taking strike action in a dispute over pay which is lagging soaring levels of inflation.
Updated on Oct 29, 2022 10:25 AM IST
Rishi Sunak, who became the youngest Prime Minister in modern history, is now in the process of appointing ministers for his cabinet – a critical step that will decide the fate of his government's future.
Updated on Oct 26, 2022 12:15 AM IST
“I will unite our country not with words, but with action. I will work day in and day out to deliver for you”, Sunak said.
Published on Oct 25, 2022 05:34 PM IST
“We must aid Ukraine in its courageous resistance to Putin's assault. Ukraine must triumph, and we must keep bolstering the defences of our country”, Truss said.
Published on Oct 25, 2022 05:21 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated UK's next prime minister Rishi Sunak and said he would look forward to working closely together on global issues, and implementing Roadmap 2030.
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 11:21 PM IST
Rishi Sunak will be Britain's next prime minister after his rivals quit the race, following one of the most turbulent periods in British political history.
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 08:36 PM IST
Rishi Sunak, the UK-born son of Indian-origin general practitioner father Yashvir and pharmacist mother Usha, had spoken extensively of his migrant roots during the last campaign.
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 07:53 PM IST
Covid In UK: About one in 30 people in England- 3.1% of the population- had Covid in the week ending 10 October
Published on Oct 22, 2022 03:01 PM IST
The pound traded around 0.4 percent higher against the dollar to $1.1273 after Truss ended six tumultuous weeks in power -- but analysts said gains were pared by the ongoing uncertainty.
Updated on Oct 20, 2022 08:25 PM IST
"Britain has never known such a disgrace of a prime minister," news agency Reuters quoted Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying.
Updated on Oct 20, 2022 08:11 PM IST
Covid In Britain: Rapid response teams to help people at their homes will also be set up across the country.
Published on Oct 20, 2022 09:28 AM IST