UK govt mulls Brexit options, including possible delay, if deal fails

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: Britain‘s government is considering different options, including possibly delaying , if parliament fails to approve Prime Minister ‘s deal by March 12. With only 32 days until Britain...

May delays Brexit vote till March 12, risks cabinet discord

SHARM-EL-SHEIKH (EGYPT): British PM announced on Sunday that she is delaying a vote on her deal in Parliament, saying it should now take place by March 12, a little more than...

Dickens tried to banish wife to asylum, letters show

LONDON: As a great novelist and a master journalist, maintained tight control over what the public learned about his 1858 separation from his wife, perhaps the most scandalous story in his...

Brexit must not be frustrated, UK PM Theresa May says

LONDON: Britain‘s exit from the must not be frustrated and the government must focus on delivering it, Prime Minister Theresa May said. May is trying to get changes to the...

Jihadi Jack wants to return to UK, says misses his mum

LONDON: A British Muslim convert, dubbed Jihadi Jack, has become the latest member of the Islamic State terrorist group to urge the UK government to allow him to return to the...

UK ministers warn PM Theresa May to get her deal now or delay Brexit

LONDON: Three members of Prime Minister ‘s cabinet warned on Saturday that must be delayed if she cannot persuade the British parliament to back her EU divorce deal next week. ...

Britain admits warship threat upset China

LONDON: Britain on Thursday admitted that talk by its defence minister of deploying a warship in the Pacific had complicated the relationship with China. When asked directly on ...

Brexit breakthrough possible within days: UK minister

LONDON: Britain‘s finance minister said on Thursday there had been "some movement" by the that could lead to a breakthrough in talks in "the next few days". Hammond said progress...

Theresa May meets anti-Brexiteers to curb rebellion

LONDON: British Prime Minister on Thursday held a series of meetings with disgruntled anti-Brexiteer MPs from her who are believed to be on the brink of following three of their colleagues...

Thousands of Goans to lose jobs as Honda shuts shop in Swindon

LONDON: Several thousand Indians, the majority of whom are Goans, are set to lose their jobs after car manufacturer Honda, on Tuesday, announced the closure of its Swindon car plant. ...

UK to reflect on apology for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

LONDON: The UK government is "reflecting" on demands for a formal apology for the in April 1919 during the British Raj, a minister told the House of Lords during a debate...

Britain strips citizenship from jihadist ISIS bride

LONDON: UK home secretary has revoked the British citizenship of an ISIS bride who has been found in a Syrian refugee camp as the so-called “Caliphate” enters its final days. Shamima...

Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit ‘betrayal‘, anti-Semitism

LONDON: Seven Labour lawmakers quit on Monday over leader ‘s approach to and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Britain‘s main opposition party had been "hijacked by the machine politics of the...

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UN chief launches global push against hate speech

GENEVA: UN Secretary General on Monday launched a new global strategy to combat , a growing scourge he said has "poisoned" debate on crucial...