Nirav Modi extradition trial to resume in United Kingdom court on September 7
The 49-year-old jeweller is fighting extradition charges related to the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case brought by the Indian government, being represented at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London by the UK's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
United Kingdom unveils 3-level lockdown plan; Liverpool at highest risk
PM Boris Johnson told lawmakers that the goal of the new system was t...
Visas granted to Indian students to study in United Kingdom more than doubles
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that Indian nati...
Jio partners United Kingdom's AeroMobile for in-flight connectivity services
Jio's in-flight roaming bundle beginning at Rs 499 will offer 250 MB data, 100 minutes of outgoing calls and 100 SMS for one day for Jio customers travelling abroad. The service will be extended to domestic flights as well once the service is available in Indian airspace, Jio said in a statement on Friday.
Watch: India, UK sign MoU on Water Partnership via video conferencing
A virtual water partnership meeting was organised between India and the United Kingdom on Tuesday to discuss ways to work together on issues...
India and UK in final stages of signing defence logistics pact, will extend reach
The logistics pact, which will enable reciprocal use of bases and airfields for fuel, supplies and spares, has been under discussion with the UK, besides an agreement on joint training. India already has similar pacts with six nations that have interest in the Indo-Pacific region.
UK lawmakers warn Huawei 5G may need to be banned earlier
Parliament's defense committee said in its report released Thursday on 5G security that while the 2027 deadline was sensible to avoid signal blackouts, delays and extra costs, it warned that the government might have to act faster.
United Kingdom: Mahatma Gandhi’s glasses sold for Rs 2.5 crore in UK auction
Mahatma Gandhi’s gold-rimmed glasses were sold for Rs 2.5 crore (£260,000) in an auction in United Kingdom’s Bristol. “The gold-colored wire...
United Kingdom admits planned Brexit deal change 'breaks international law'
Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis was speaking in parliament about legislation due to be published on Wednesday that will include attempts to "clarify" how last year's Withdrawal Agreement with Brussels is implemented. Details of the proposals have caused concern among EU leaders, just as Brexit trade talks resumed.
COVID-19 Impact: United Kingdom’s new quarantine rules spoil French holiday
Britain’s government announced late on Thursday that it would impose a quarantine from 0300 GMT on Saturday on arrivals from France, giving an estimated 160,000 UK holidaymakers there just over 24 hours to get home to avoid having to self-isolate once back.
UK announces new job support scheme to help workers hit by pandemic
Britain's treasury chief announced a new income support program Thursday for workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, as the government rac...
UK's Rishi Sunak unveils new job support scheme; warns he cannot save every business
"The government will directly support the wages of people in work, giving businesses who face depressed demand the option of keeping employees in a job on shorter hours, rather than making them redundant," Sunak told parliament.
Nirav Modi UK extradition judgment in PNB money laundering case to be delivered after Dec 1
At a scheduled hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court in London on Thursday, District Judge Samuel Goozee agreed the timetable for the second leg of Modi's extradition trial scheduled between September 7 and 11.
Unions oppose Tata Steel plan to shut 2 blast furnaces in United Kingdom
A spokesperson for Tata Steel Europe told ET the company is in "active discussion with the UK government on several options for the future of Port Talbot operations. This includes potential cooperation and participation from the government to create a sustainable, decarbonised footprint for the future".
UK universities prepare to reopen amid updated COVID-19 guidance to limit gatherings
“If you are a student who is about to return to university or go to university for the first time, then please, for the sake of your education and your parents' and grandparents' health, follow the rules and don't gather in groups of more than six people,” Health Secretary Matt Hancock said in a statement.