Frosty London warms up to ‘faagun fest‘

Amid the white snow, in the heart of London, breezed in "Faagun Fest‘ to wipe away blues. Bengali organisations, London Sharad Utsav (LSU) and Bengal Heritage Foundation (BHF) come together...

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. ...

EU official Tusk calls on Theresa May to delay Brexit

SHARM El-SHEIKH: European Union official added pressure on British prime minister on Monday to delay the country‘s departure from the bloc, saying it would be a "rational solution." Tusk said...

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...

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. ...

Theresa May seeks more time from MPs for Brexit deal

LONDON: PM told lawmakers on Tuesday to hold their nerve over and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the and the British parliament. The UK is...

‘I don‘t want to hide‘ says Rushdie, 30 years after fatwa

PARIS: After decades spent in the shadow of a death sentence pronounced by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Salman Rushdie is quietly defiant. "I don‘t want to live hidden away," he told...

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...

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...

No-deal Brexit ‘could cost 600,000 jobs worldwide‘: Study

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: A British departure from the without a deal could put 600,000 jobs around the world at risk, with Germany the hardest hit, a study published Monday found. ...

Indians protest British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt‘s “India-administered Kashmir” phrase

HYDERABAD: British foreign secretary has come under fire from Indians in the UK for his description of as “India-administered Kashmir” while reacting to the terror attack in Kashmir on February 14....

UK‘s May faces another damaging defeat in Brexit saga

LONDON: Prime Minister risks another humiliating Brexit defeat at the hands of her own eurosceptic MPs on Thursday, with just weeks to go until Britain officially leaves the EU. Parliament...

Scientists identify seven universal moral rules

LONDON: researchers have identified seven universal moral rules common around the world, suggesting that people across cultures live by the same basic ethical codes and values. The rules include helping...

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