October 07, 2022 14:11 (IST)
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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.

Former UK PM Tony Blair slams western alliance for 'abandonment' of Afghanistan

London: Former UK prime Minister Tony Blair has criticised the "abandonment"  of Afghanistan by US and NATO forces and called the move "dangerous" and "unnecessary".

Fully vaccinated British health secty Sajid Javid tests Covid+

London/IBNS: British health secretary Sajid Javid has tested positive for coronavirus and is self isolating.

Uyghurs: British lawmaker asks govt to back political boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

London: An influential group of British lawmakers have said PM Boris Johnson-led government should back a political boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to pressure the Chinese government over the "genocide" of Uyghurs and other ethnic groups in the northwest province of Xinjiang.

US President Joe Biden says G7 infrastructure project is an alternative to China's BRI

London/UNI: US President Joe Biden said on Sunday that the G7's new infrastructure initiative would be a better option for developing countries than China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Article on press freedom: China summons British envoy

Beijing: The Chinese foreign ministry has summoned Britain’s ambassador to Beijing to lodge stern representations over an “inappropriate” article she wrote defending recent international media coverage on China, media reports said.