UK's Gove refuses to say how London will handle Scottish independence drive

Pro-independence parties won an overall majority in the Scottish parliament in elections held on Thursday

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Labour's Sadiq Khan re-elected as London mayor

Khan, who became the first Muslim to head a major Western capital after his victory in 2016, saw off his main challenger, Shaun Bailey, the candidate from Prime Minister Boris Johnson`s…

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Scottish nationalists vow independence vote after election win

'There is simply no democratic justification whatsoever for Boris Johnson, or indeed for anyone else, seeking to block the right of the people of Scotland to choose our own future,' Sturgeon said…

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External Affairs Minister Jaishankar's participation at G7 summit goes virtual over Covid worries

The EAM is in London for the G7 foreign ministers meet where India has been invited as a guest along with India, Australia, South Korea, South Africa, and the secretary-General of the Association…

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India, UK agree deal to allow young people work and live in each other's countries

The Young Professionals Scheme will allow a maximum of 3,000 people each from India and the UK every year to the other country

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Britain's parliament calls for government to take action against genocide in China's Xinjiang

Lawmakers backed a motion brought by Conservative MP Nusrat Ghani stating Uighurs in Xinjiang were suffering crimes against humanity and genocide, and calling on the government to use…

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UK adds India to COVID-19 travel 'red list' after Boris Johnson cancels tour

Public Health England (PHE) has said that 77 cases of the so-called 'double mutant Indian variant have been detected in the UK since last month and that it has now been classed as a Variant Under…

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British PM Boris Johnson cancels visit to India over COVID surge, for the second time

Johnson had already postponed the trip once from January, when COVID-19 infections were high in Britain

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Labour urges Boris Johnson to cancel India trip amid coronavirus surge

Boris Johnson is scheduled to visit India in April, marking the first-ever major overseas visit since he took charge of Number 10

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Boris Johnson's India visit to finalise 'Roadmap 2030' for India-UK ties 

Johnson has decided to shorten the length of his planned visit with the bulk of the programme now set to take place during the course of Monday, April 26

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Britain advises alternative to Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for under-30s

Wei Shen Lim, COVID-19 Chair for JCVI, said that based on the available data and evidence, the committee has advised that it is preferable for adults aged under 30 with no underlying conditions to…

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Britain adds Bangladesh, Kenya, Pakistan, Philippines to 'red list'

Those who come to Britain from countries on the red list will be refused entry while returning Britons must submit to 10 days of mandatory quarantine in hotels

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UK government to offer £400 million to restore cultural heritage

This money has come from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, which was set up by the government to help the sector survive the losses incurred due to the continuous lockdowns

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UK does not have 'institutional racism'; UK model of racial equality: Downing Street

The report is 264 pages long and has 24 recommendations, but has failed to impress the masses

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Boris Johnson says capitalism, greed gave Britain its vaccine success

Britain has so far mounted the fastest COVID-19 vaccine programme of any big country

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Boris Johnson's India visit to finalise 'Roadmap 2030' for India-UK ties 

Johnson has decided to shorten the length of his planned visit with the bulk of the programme now set to take place during the course of Monday, April 26

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Britain advises alternative to Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for under-30s

Wei Shen Lim, COVID-19 Chair for JCVI, said that based on the available data and evidence, the committee has advised that it is preferable for adults aged under 30 with no underlying conditions to…

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Britain adds Bangladesh, Kenya, Pakistan, Philippines to 'red list'

Those who come to Britain from countries on the red list will be refused entry while returning Britons must submit to 10 days of mandatory quarantine in hotels

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UK government to offer £400 million to restore cultural heritage

This money has come from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, which was set up by the government to help the sector survive the losses incurred due to the continuous lockdowns

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UK does not have 'institutional racism'; UK model of racial equality: Downing Street

The report is 264 pages long and has 24 recommendations, but has failed to impress the masses

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Boris Johnson says capitalism, greed gave Britain its vaccine success

Britain has so far mounted the fastest COVID-19 vaccine programme of any big country

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UK's election watchdog asks Conservatives how Johnson paid for apartment's renovation

The commission reportedly urged the party to ascertain whether the expenses fall within the ambit of election body’s regulation

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Sarah Everard case: Britain needs cultural change says Prime Minister Boris Johnson

A serving police officer is set to go on trial in October accused of the kidnap and murder of Everard, whose killing sparked anger and soul-searching about what police, government and society can…

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Why is Britain standing up to China

Johnson’s government said it would 'tilt' its focus towards the Indo-Pacific region as part of its Integrated Review of government policy for the coming years, saying the area increasingly…

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After Brexit, demand for Welsh independence surges

As per the latest poll, approximately 40 per cent of the Welsh people are in favour of parting from Britain due to the difference in social attitudes as a whole and Prime Minister Boris Johnson's…

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Boris Johnson expresses 'highest admiration' for queen after Harry-Meghan interview

Meghan, the wife of Prince Harry, accused Britain's royal family of raising concerns about how dark their son's skin might be and pushing her to the brink of suicide, in a tell-all television…

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UK COVID-19 vaccine rollout expands; over 20 million given at least one dose

Britain announced Sunday that it has given more than 20 million people at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, with the rapid rollout providing hope in a country with Europe's highest death…

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'Cautious but irreversible': Johnson sets out England's lockdown exit plan

The announcement is the first big step towards restoring normal life, nearly a year after Johnson imposed the first of three stay-at-home orders that have devastated the country and its economy…

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UK approves trial deliberately exposing volunteers to virus

The aim is to develop more effective vaccines and treatments for COVID-19

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UK PM Boris Johnson planning cautious path out of COVID-19 lockdown

Johnson has come under criticism for acting too quickly to relax measures and too slowly to re-impose them in recent months

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UK rolls out hotel quarantine for 'high risk' country returnees

The new policy requires all UK citizens and permanent residents entering England on a wider travel ban list to self-isolate

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'Toings, froings and kerfuffle': UK PM Boris Johnson reacts to Trump's impeachment trial

'American democracy is strong and the American constitution is strong and robust,' Johnson said

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'That didn’t occur': UK PM Boris Johnson was sure he would survive coronavirus

'I think one of the features of this illness is that as you undergo it, you don’t realise quite what a state you’re in,' Johnson said

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Britain reiterates US 'concerns' and 'criticism' over WHO COVID-19 mission to China

The WHO probe team suggested the coronavirus might have originated with frozen seafood products, not from a Chinese lab as some, including former US President Donald Trump have claimed

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Study shows variant spreading in Britain could become resistant to vaccines

Public Health England said that the worrisome mutation known as E484K appears to have arisen more than once in the B.1.1.7 coronavirus variants in the United Kingdom

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'Cautious hugging' and pints: UK PM Johnson to ease England's lockdown

Aided by one of the fastest vaccine rollouts in the world, Britain's daily case and death numbers have dropped sharply - reporting just two fatalities on Sunday - enabling it to emerge from a…

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UK's Gove refuses to say how London will handle Scottish independence drive

Pro-independence parties won an overall majority in the Scottish parliament in elections held on Thursday

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Labour's Sadiq Khan re-elected as London mayor

Khan, who became the first Muslim to head a major Western capital after his victory in 2016, saw off his main challenger, Shaun Bailey, the candidate from Prime Minister Boris Johnson`s…

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Scottish nationalists vow independence vote after election win

'There is simply no democratic justification whatsoever for Boris Johnson, or indeed for anyone else, seeking to block the right of the people of Scotland to choose our own future,' Sturgeon said…

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External Affairs Minister Jaishankar's participation at G7 summit goes virtual over Covid worries

The EAM is in London for the G7 foreign ministers meet where India has been invited as a guest along with India, Australia, South Korea, South Africa, and the secretary-General of the Association…

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India, UK agree deal to allow young people work and live in each other's countries

The Young Professionals Scheme will allow a maximum of 3,000 people each from India and the UK every year to the other country

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Post-Brexit roadmap: Key takeaways from UK-India trade deal

Key takeaways from the UK-India trade deal signed today

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UK PM Boris Johnson announces $1.4 billion trade deal with India

The investments confirmed by Downing Street on Monday evening form part of an Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP), which the two leaders will formally sign off during their talks

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Modi-Boris virtual summit brings deals worth 1 billion pounds, enhanced trade partnership  

Overall, the announcement on a trade deal will create 6,500 new jobs in the UK and includes over £533 million of new Indian investment into the UK. £200 million of these deals will support low…

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Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson to hold virtual summit on May 4

Both leaders will also use this opportunity to discuss the need for global measures to fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic

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UK's Johnson faces more questions over personal spending

Johnson has repeatedly weathered gaffes, crises over Brexit and disclosures of his adultery, but the revelation that he and his fiancee, Carrie Symonds, spent lavishly to redecorate their…

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UK PM faces new questions after phone number found online

British ministers are issued a government phone for official business, and receive security briefings from intelligence agencies on protecting their communications

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As UN agency laments aid fund cuts, UK PM Boris Johnson pleads people to 'understand'

'The truth is that when funding stops, women and girls suffer, especially the poor, those living in remote, underserved communities and those living through humanitarian crises," UNFPA said

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UK Electoral Commission to probe PM Boris Johnson's flat refurbishment funding scandal

Johnson has, however, denied these allegations and his spokeswoman has claimed that all donations, gifts and benefits were declared timely

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COVID-19: UK PM’s ‘let the bodies pile high’ comment creates uproar

Leaders have resigned over far less in Britain, but Boris Johnson is not going down without a fight. He has denied making these remarks. The prime minister says he would rather focus on making the…

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British lawmakers ask government to publish big pharma lobbying messages

A cross-party group of UK lawmakers has signed a statement calling for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ministers, and senior civil servants to publish all email, text, and WhatsApp messages…

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Britain's parliament calls for government to take action against genocide in China's Xinjiang

Lawmakers backed a motion brought by Conservative MP Nusrat Ghani stating Uighurs in Xinjiang were suffering crimes against humanity and genocide, and calling on the government to use…

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UK adds India to COVID-19 travel 'red list' after Boris Johnson cancels tour

Public Health England (PHE) has said that 77 cases of the so-called 'double mutant Indian variant have been detected in the UK since last month and that it has now been classed as a Variant Under…

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British PM Boris Johnson cancels visit to India over COVID surge, for the second time

Johnson had already postponed the trip once from January, when COVID-19 infections were high in Britain

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Labour urges Boris Johnson to cancel India trip amid coronavirus surge

Boris Johnson is scheduled to visit India in April, marking the first-ever major overseas visit since he took charge of Number 10

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World leaders, former US presidents welcome transfer of power to Joe Biden

Political leaders across the globe are looking forward to the historic transfer of power in the United States -- where Democrat Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th US president after four turbul

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After Boris Johnson whines about his low salary, here is how much world leaders earn

After reports claimed that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is mulling resignation after six months due to his "low salary", here is how much other world leaders earn on an annual basis:

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With Macron as the latest addition, here's full list of world leaders who contracted Covid-19

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday became the latest head of the state who contracted Covid-19. 

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Chief characters in Britain's years-long Brexit saga

Britain and the European Union struck a post-Brexit trade deal Thursday that they hope will cushion the economic blow of the UK's imminent departure from the bloc after months of tortuous negotiati

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