BRITAIN

  • Watch: Scotland's currency dilemma September 18, 2014

    The people of Scotland will vote on Thursday whether to seek independence from the United Kingdom. In the final few days of campaigning for Scottish independence, currency is one of the big campaign battlegrounds. CNN's Nina Dos Santos takes a look at why it is causing so many disagreements. ...
  • SGPC condemns Britain's role in Operation Bluestar February 5, 2014

    Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Avtar Singh Makkar on Wednesday condemned the recent revelations about Britain's advisory role in Operation Bluestar. "The Sikh community never expected this from a country that is popular for human rights," he said. ...
  • Government should come clean on UK's help during Operation Bluestar: Arun Jaitley January 14, 2014

    A Sikh member of the House of Lords in London has claimed that recently released top secret documents suggest former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government helped Indira Gandhi plan the storming of the Golden Temple in 1984. ...
  • Will think about giving visa to Modi: Cameron November 5, 2013

    Britain seems to have softened its stand on BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's entry into the country with British Prime Minister David Cameron hinting that Modi will be welcomed like any other person visiting the country. ...
  • He looks like Harry when he was young: Prince William about baby son August 19, 2013

    In his first interview after becoming a father, Prince William talks about the changes that the new born has brought in his and his wife's lives. "I was on such a high and so was Catherine about George that we were happy to show him off to the people," he...
  • The Last Word: Is UK MPs invite to Modi a signal of his acceptability? August 14, 2013

    The UK is rolling out the red carpet for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi who has been invited by MP Barry Gardiner. ...
  • Yemen: US pulls out nonemergency personnel after terror threat August 7, 2013

    United States has pulled out all nonemergency government personnel from Yemen amid fears of a terrorist attack. Britain, too has evacuated its embassy staff from the country. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha take on Britain's royal baby July 28, 2013

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about the mid day meal death, Delhi rains and Salman Khan and much more. ...
  • Britain's newborn prince named George Alexander Louis July 25, 2013

    The Britain's newborn prince will be called George Alexander Louis. The 2dayold baby and thirdinline to the throne will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. Interestingly it is a name that most bookmakers were betting on. ...
  • Kate Middleton admitted to hospital in early stages of labour July 22, 2013

    The Buckingham Palace confirmed that Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton is in labour and admitted to hospital on Monday. ...
  • Khurshid plays down UK visa bond issue, says it's just a proposal June 26, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has played down concerns over a new UK policy saying the requirement for a bond was still merely a proposal. ...
  • Soldier beheaded: UK police raids house in Lancashire May 23, 2013

    London is in shock after a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich. ...
  • Kate Middleton, the queen of maternity style and other trendsetters May 6, 2013

    The Duchess of Cambridge was recently voted the world's best dressed pregnant star by the Vanity Fair magazine. ...
  • The Last Word: Was Margaret Thatcher one of the most influential world leaders of the 20th century? April 9, 2013

    Margaret Thatcher, the 'Iron Lady' who transformed Britain and inspired conservatives around the world by radically rolling back the state during her 11 years in power, died on Monday following a stroke. Was Thatcher one of the most influential world leaders of the last century? And what made her so...
  • Thatcher defied all odds to become a leader, says Cameron April 9, 2013

    World leaders are paying their tribute to the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher, who passed away on Monday at the age of 87 and will have full military honours at her funeral. "There were people who said she couldn't make it, who stood in her way, who said that a woman...
  • UK PM David Cameron arrives in India, proposes a MumbaiBangalore corridor February 18, 2013

    India may also raise up the tainted AgustaWestland chopper deal with the UK PM, as one of the middlemen involved in the deal is said to be from UK. ...
  • UK: King Richard III's skeleton to be reinterred in cathedral February 5, 2013

    DNA tests confirmed that the skeleton found under a parking lot in Leicester was Britain's King Richard the Third. ...
  • US must stop probing me, says Julian Assange October 26, 2012

    In an exclusive interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, he gives us an idea of how life has been at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange has been there since June, 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. When asked what is it like living in an embassy, Assange said, "It...
  • News 360: UK reaches out to Narendra Modi October 11, 2012

    After years of cutting ties over the 2002 riots, UK decides to send British High Commissioner to Gujarat. ...
  • UK does a Uturn on Modi, decides to send British envoy to Gujarat October 11, 2012

    The British government has decided to turn around on its policy of the past decade and has reached out to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. ...
  • No safe passage for Assange: UK Foreign Secretary August 17, 2012

    The British government says it will not make it easy for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to leave the country. ...
  • Ecuador grants asylum to Julian Assange, Britain gets angry August 17, 2012

    As Ecuador granted political asylum to Julian Assange, Britain has said it will not provide a safe passange to the WikiLeaks's founder. ...
  • Go for Glory: Mary gives India 4th Olympic medal August 8, 2012

    Mary Kom ended her London Olympics journey with a bronze after a defeat in the semis on Wednesday. ...
  • Beckham to be part of Olympics opening ceremony July 25, 2012

    However, the star England footballer refused to divulge any details in an interview given to CNN. ...
  • The Last Word: Why does royalty have such strong appeal? June 5, 2012

    For four days, Britain and much of the world has been mesmerized by Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee celebrations. ...
  • Oldest marathoner Fauja Singh hangs up his boots April 23, 2012

    The Guiness Book of World Records has refused to list the 101yearold as the oldest marathon runner as he does not have a birth certificate to prove his age. ...
  • ChinaUK tension heats up over Briton's death April 18, 2012

    The wife of a former party chief has been arrested on suspicion of cyanide poisoning. ...
  • Pension reform: UK's biggest strike in 30 years December 1, 2011

    Two million public sector workers staged a walked out and marched through central London to protest over proposed pension reforms. ...
  • Gaddafi's death is a welcome news: David Cameron October 21, 2011

    The UK Prime Minister welcomed the news of Muammar Gaddafi's death and said people should remember his victims. ...
  • 'News of the World' shuts in shame July 8, 2011

    The closure of the 'News of the World' may feel like the end of an era for journalists. ...