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London mayor Sadiq Khan (File Photo/Reuters)

Sadiq Khan wins second term as London mayor after close contest

Bloomberg | | Posted by Karan Manral
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 05:50 AM IST
Khan, the Labour Party candidate who was first elected in 2016, won by 55.2% to 44.8% votes over Shaun Bailey, the mayoral candidate of UK PM Boris Johnson’s Conservatives.
Britain's Prince Philip the husband of Queen Elizabeth, at the Commonwealth Day Observance service at Westminster Abbey in central London, on March 11, 2013. (Reuters / File Photo)
Britain's Prince Philip the husband of Queen Elizabeth, at the Commonwealth Day Observance service at Westminster Abbey in central London, on March 11, 2013. (Reuters / File Photo)

'British women can't cook': Prince Philip's 'off-the-cuff' remarks

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 06:15 PM IST
The death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, is a profound loss for the 94-year-old monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who once described him as her "strength and stay all these years". The outspoken former navy commander devoted much of his life as the queen's consort to charity work.
A magician performs the trick with a model.(REUTERS)
A magician performs the trick with a model.(REUTERS)

Magicians to meet online to mark 100 years of sawing people in half trick

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 10:04 AM IST
In the original version of the trick, the saw went through, the box was opened and the person emerged unharmed.
The move by London would follow stricter measures taken by Northern Ireland and Wales to combat the virus.(REUTERS)
The move by London would follow stricter measures taken by Northern Ireland and Wales to combat the virus.(REUTERS)

London readies for tightening of Covid-19 curbs as city inches towards average of 100 cases per 100,000 people

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 04:29 PM IST
Britain’s increasingly fractured coronavirus picture comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson resists calls for a “circuit-breaker” national lockdown and continues to pursue a localized approach.
The first red booth in London was built as part of a competition for the iconic design to replace an unpopular structure in 1921.(HT Photo)
The first red booth in London was built as part of a competition for the iconic design to replace an unpopular structure in 1921.(HT Photo)

London’s iconic first red phone booth passes into history

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2019 01:28 AM IST
The red phone booths may be objects of curiosity and attraction for tourists in the digital age, but are as much a British icon as the Queen, Big Ben and Shakespeare.
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