March 26, 2023 17:08 (IST)
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Paraguayan, British lawmakers commence Taiwan visit

Taipei: Lawmakers from Taiwan's South American ally Paraguay and from the United Kingdom have arrived in Taiwan as they commenced their trip to the region with the aim of meeting local leaders and enhancing deeper ties.

Britain's first female Sikh Member of Parliament receives threatening e-mail, security heightened

London: Britain's first female Sikh Member of Parliament, Preet Kaur Gill, said her security has been beefed up after receiving an e-mail warning.

Historic St Edward's Crown to be modified for King Charles's coronation in May

London/IBNS: The historic St Edward's Crown has been removed from the Tower of London to be modified for the coronation of King Charles III next May, Buckingham Palace said.

Less than half of England and Wales population is Christian, reveals census

London: The Census 2021 has shown that for the first time fewer than half of people in England and Wales describe themselves as Christian, media reports said.

'Everyone's really excited', says Rishi Sunak on life in 10 Downing Street: Report

Newly-appointed UK PM Rishi has moved back into the smaller flat above 10 Downing Street, which is usually used as the home of the Chancellor of Exchequer.

Queen Elizabeth's coffin lowered into royal vault ahead of private burial

London: The committal service for Queen Elizabeth II has now ended, after which her coffin was lowered into the vault at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, ahead of a private burial service later.

Queen Elizabeth's funeral to be held today

London: The hour-long state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will be held on Monday.

Britain's King Charles III makes his first address to a mourning nation after Queen Elizabeth's demise

New Delhi/IBNS: Britain's King Charles III made his first address to the mourning nation on Friday following the demise of his mother and the country's longest-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96.

King Charles III to be proclaimed Britain's new monarch tomorrow, speech tonight

London/IBNS: King Charles III will make his first address at 10:30 pm IST Friday as Britain mourns the demise of its longest-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II who died on Thursday at the age of 96. 

British lawmaker Neil Parish resigns after watching porn in parliament

A British lawmaker, who had been suspended from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, said Saturday that he had stepped down after admitting that he had watched porn twice on his phone in the House of Commons in a "moment of madness", media reports said.

UK: Man charged with Indian-origin womanSabita Thanwani's murder

London: British police have charged a man who has been arrested in connection with the murder of Indian-origin student Sabita Thanwani in London.

Britain withdrawing some embassy staff from Ukraine

London/UNI/Xinhua: Britain has begun to withdraw staff from its embassy in Kiev, the country's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) said on Monday.

UK's Royal Mint launches commemorative Mahatma Gandhi coin on Diwali

London/IBNS: UK on Thursday unveiled a new commemorative coin on Diwali, celebrating the life and legacy of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi.

Got two doses of Covishield: UN General Assembly President amid India-UK vaccine war

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the India-UK vaccine war, United Nations General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid has said he was administered with two doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield, media reports said.

Submarine row: Boris Johnson tells irate France to get a grip

London/Paris: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has commented on France's condemnation of the trilateral nuclear submarine deal, which is likely to further fuel Paris' anger, according to media reports.