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File photo of Andrew Strauss.(Getty Images)

Andrew Strauss appointed chairman of ECB cricket committee

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 12:33 PM IST
Strauss, along with Geoffrey Boycott, was given knighthood in former Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation honours list for their service to sport on Tuesday.
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Geoffrey Boycott looks on(Getty Images)
Geoffrey Boycott looks on(Getty Images)

I don’t give a toss about criticism of my knighthood: Geoffrey Boycott

By PTI | London
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 04:38 PM IST
After he was knighted by former British Prime Minister Theresa May, Boycott was severely criticised by UK’s senior female MP Harriet Harman.
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The UK Foreign Office says Britain’s ambassador to the United States has resigned just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked.(AFP Photo)
The UK Foreign Office says Britain’s ambassador to the United States has resigned just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked.(AFP Photo)

UK ambassador to US quits days after leaked cables on Donald Trump

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 08:00 PM IST
Kim Darroch, who was branded “a very stupid guy” by Trump in Twitter tirades, said he wanted to put an end to speculation. The row raised questions over the ability of diplomats to report candidly to their capitals.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its “irresponsible and destabilising activity”. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)
British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its “irresponsible and destabilising activity”. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)

Russia must end ‘irresponsible activity’:Theresa May tells Vladimir Putin

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 06:36 PM IST
May also told the Russian president during their meeting at the G20 summit in Japan that she wanted the two Russians Britain says is responsible for the attack on Sergei Skripal in Salisbury last year brought to justice, her office said in a statement.
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Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson during the launch of his campaign in London, Britain June 12, 2019.(Reuters Photo)
Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson during the launch of his campaign in London, Britain June 12, 2019.(Reuters Photo)

‘No one better to sell UK abroad after Brexit’: Boris Johnson bats for himself

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2019 06:28 PM IST
Johnson is among 10 candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. They have been making their pitch to the small electorate of 318 Conservative MPs who will vote in the first of the two-phase election, to be followed by party members voting on final two candidates; the result is due in week beginning July 22.
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Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, said promises of tax cuts and spending increases coming by the candidates will horrify bureaucrats in the Treasury grappling with budget cuts and a slowing economy.(HT Photo)
Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, said promises of tax cuts and spending increases coming by the candidates will horrify bureaucrats in the Treasury grappling with budget cuts and a slowing economy.(HT Photo)

3 Indian-origin Tory MPs back Boris Johnson as next PM

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 12:45 PM IST
The declared support by Conservative MPs to the 10 contenders is being carefully monitored to indicate their level of support among the 318 party MPs, who will vote in the first phase of the two-phase election.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said that it was time to “turn the page” on the countries’ difficult relationship after the spy scandal.(AP File photo)
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that it was time to “turn the page” on the countries’ difficult relationship after the spy scandal.(AP File photo)

Kremlin says it won’t change behaviour to improve ties with Britain

By Agence France-Presse | Moscow, Russia
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 02:50 PM IST
A spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said that Britain and Russia “can only have a different relationship if Russia changes its behaviour.”
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Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday and announced that she will resign on June 7(Reuters)
Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday and announced that she will resign on June 7(Reuters)

Facing criticism over Brexit , UK Prime Minister Theresa May to step down on June 7

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 02:48 PM IST
Theresa May took over as prime minister in July 2016 in the aftermath of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, which resulted in a leave vote. The vote prompted David Cameron to resign as prime minister.
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on Brexit in London on May 21, 2019.(REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on Brexit in London on May 21, 2019.(REUTERS)

Theresa May offers another Brexit referendum to see bill through

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 10:46 PM IST
May has rejected on umpteen occasions the demand for another referendum, on the ground that it would betray the trust in democracy of the people, who voted to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May wants MPs to consider the deal “with fresh pairs of eyes - and to give it their support”.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May wants MPs to consider the deal “with fresh pairs of eyes - and to give it their support”.(REUTERS PHOTO)

PM Theresa May’s offer of new ‘bold’ Brexit deal prompts scepticism

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 06:19 PM IST
It would be May’s fourth attempt to seek its passage through parliament, after the agreement was voted down thrice in the House of Commons. Unless it was fundamentally changed, the opposition Labour said it is likely to be rejected again.
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Prime Minister Theresa May(AFP file photo)
Prime Minister Theresa May(AFP file photo)

Under fire PM Theresa May gets a reprieve until early June

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 09:29 PM IST
Facing mounting pressure to announce departure date, Prime Minister Theresa May and an influential committee of the Conservative party on Thursday agreed she would announce a timetable to resign in early June.
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at church, near High Wycombe, Britain March 24, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at church, near High Wycombe, Britain March 24, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)

UK’s May under growing pressure to ditch Brexit talk with opposition Labour Party

By Reuters | London
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 12:53 PM IST
Nearly three years since the United Kingdom voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union, there is still no agreement among British politicians about when, how or even if the divorce should take place.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday stepped up calls for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday.(Bloomberg)
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday stepped up calls for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday.(Bloomberg)

Theresa May presses Labour to reach Brexit deal, but leaks jeopardise talks

By Reuters | Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2019 04:49 PM IST
The parties have been in negotiations for over a month to try to broker a Brexit deal that can secure majority support in parliament, after May’s minority government suffered three heavy defeats on her preferred deal this year.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May sacked defence secretary Gavin Williamson following a probe into the leak of sensitive issues related to Chinese telecom major Huawei.(Bloomberg)
British Prime Minister Theresa May sacked defence secretary Gavin Williamson following a probe into the leak of sensitive issues related to Chinese telecom major Huawei.(Bloomberg)

PM May sacks defence minister for key cabinet leak

By Prasun Sonwalkar | London
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 12:57 AM IST
Gavin Williamson was replaced in the post by women and equalities minister, Penny Mordaunt, who becomes the first woman defence secretary in the country's history.
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Harinder Sidhu Australian High commissioner paid homage to those who lost their lives in service to their country, during an Anzac Day ceremony in Kolkata’s Bhawanipore Commonwealth War graves(HT File photo)
Harinder Sidhu Australian High commissioner paid homage to those who lost their lives in service to their country, during an Anzac Day ceremony in Kolkata’s Bhawanipore Commonwealth War graves(HT File photo)

Anzac day observed in Kolkata; martyrs remembered

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 04:53 PM IST
ANZAC Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations.
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1919 - A Scene of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre at Amritsar.
1919 - A Scene of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre at Amritsar.

Sikhs demand formal apology from UK government for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 03:55 AM IST
On Friday, Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Mumbai (Dadar Gurudwara), the apex body of gurudwaras in the city, said British Prime Minister Theresa May’s condemnation of the killings as “a shameful scar on Britain’s colonial history” was not enough.
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Theresa May faces quit call after securing Brexit delay till October 31(REUTERS)
Theresa May faces quit call after securing Brexit delay till October 31(REUTERS)

Theresa May faces quit call after securing Brexit delay till October 31

By Agence-France-Presse | London
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2019 02:56 AM IST
May’s 27 European Union counterparts pulled another all-nighter in Brussels before clinching a compromise timetable for Britain’s departure, extending the deadline until October 31.
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“We deeply regret what happened and the suffering caused,” May told the British parliament, as India prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of the killings.(REUTERS)
“We deeply regret what happened and the suffering caused,” May told the British parliament, as India prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of the killings.(REUTERS)

Jallianwala Bagh: PM May repeats ‘deep regret’, no apology

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 01:44 AM IST
Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the main opposition Labour Party, called for “a full, clear and unequivocal apology”.
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British MPs on Friday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal for leaving the European Union for a third time, raising the spectre of a “no deal” exit or a long delay to the process.(Reuters File Photo)
British MPs on Friday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal for leaving the European Union for a third time, raising the spectre of a “no deal” exit or a long delay to the process.(Reuters File Photo)

‘Grave’ situation, says British PM Theresa May after third Brexit defeat

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 09:32 PM IST
Sitting in an extraordinary session in the House of Commons, MPs rejected the text negotiated with European leaders last year by 344 votes to 286.
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EU supporters, calling on the government to give Britons a vote on the final Brexit deal, participate in the 'People's Vote' march in central London, Britain March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls(REUTERS)
EU supporters, calling on the government to give Britons a vote on the final Brexit deal, participate in the 'People's Vote' march in central London, Britain March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls(REUTERS)

British MPs vote against all alternative Brexit options

By Associated Press | London
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2019 04:04 AM IST
The strongest support was for a plan to stay in a customs union with the bloc after Brexit, which was defeated by eight votes: 272-264.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
British Prime Minister Theresa May(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Theresa May needs to quit to resolve Brexit crisis, say aides

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2019 06:29 PM IST
Claiming that Prime Minister Theresa May’s intransigence is part of the problem, several of her cabinet colleagues and others want to see her resign to resolve the Brexit crisis, as nearly a million people walked through London on Saturday and 5 million people signed an anti-Brexit petition.
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London on March 22.(REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London on March 22.(REUTERS)

Under cloud UK PM Theresa May to try again for Brexit deal support

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2019 05:50 PM IST
There were questions about May’s longevity in office after Conservative and other MPs expressed outrage at her address to the nation on Wednesday night, when she squarely blamed MPs for not taking a decision on the withdrawal agreement.
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Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday it was not too late for the government to get “real change” to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.(AP)
Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday it was not too late for the government to get “real change” to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.(AP)

Boris Johnson says it’s not too late for ‘real change’ on Brexit deal

By Reuters | London
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 09:26 AM IST
Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday it was not too late for the government to get “real change” to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech during her visit in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Britain March 8, 2019.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech during her visit in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Britain March 8, 2019.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

PM Theresa May faces challenge despite securing key Brexit changes

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 06:34 PM IST
The fate of the EU withdrawal agreement remained uncertain after Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker secured legally-binding and mutually acceptable changes in a last-minute meeting before Tuesday’s key vote.
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside of Downing Street in London on March 6.(REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside of Downing Street in London on March 6.(REUTERS)

Brexit: British PM Theresa May faces another defeat after deadlock

By Prasun Sonwalkar | London, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 07:20 PM IST
The agreement was resoundingly voted down in January due to the so-called ‘backstop’ for Ireland-Northern Ireland.
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Britain Prime Minister Theresa May.(AFP file photo)
Britain Prime Minister Theresa May.(AFP file photo)

UK PM Theresa May to speak to EU leaders over weekend, no travel plans

By Reuters | London
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 06:03 PM IST
May intends to speak to European Union leaders by telephone this evening and over the weekend, but has no plans to travel to Brussels to try to obtain last minute changes to her Brexit agreement.
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May called for restraint and de-escalation by both India and Pakistan.(REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May called for restraint and de-escalation by both India and Pakistan.(REUTERS)

Deeply concerned by India-Pak tensions, says British PM Theresa May

By Prasun Sonwalkar | London, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 12:15 AM IST
Opening the Prime Minister’s Question Time in the House of Commons, May said her government has been monitoring developments closely.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered an embarrassing defeat by lawmakers Thursday in a vote that left her bid to secure a European Union divorce deal stuck between an intransigent EU and a resistant U.K. Parliament — with Brexit just six weeks away.(REUTERS)
British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered an embarrassing defeat by lawmakers Thursday in a vote that left her bid to secure a European Union divorce deal stuck between an intransigent EU and a resistant U.K. Parliament — with Brexit just six weeks away.(REUTERS)

UK’s May suffers embarrassing defeat on Brexit strategy

By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 12:13 AM IST
The House of Commons voted by 303 votes to 258 against a motion reiterating support for May’s approach to Brexit — support expressed by lawmakers in votes just two weeks ago.
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Britain's prime minister Theresa May.(Reuters file photo)
Britain's prime minister Theresa May.(Reuters file photo)

45 days to Brexit: UK economy hit asTheresa May says ‘hold nerve’

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 08:28 PM IST
European capitals have been beckoning UK-based companies with sops to relocate while Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday insisted that talks were on with EU leaders on a deal that will win support of UK parliament.
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British Union flags fly in front of The Houses of Parliament in London. British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit Plan B is due to be voted on Tuesday and the Prime Minister has said the deal with the EU must change. (File Photo)(AP)
British Union flags fly in front of The Houses of Parliament in London. British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit Plan B is due to be voted on Tuesday and the Prime Minister has said the deal with the EU must change. (File Photo)(AP)

Brexit: New London-Brussels tension as May says deal must change, EU says no

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2019 08:59 PM IST
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit Plan B is due to be voted in the House of Commons on Tuesday. A raft of amendments to the Plan B statement made by May last week will also be taken up on Tuesday, seeking to alter aspects of the Brexit process.
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