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UK food inflation hits record high of 17.5 pc

London: Food price inflation in the United Kingdom has hit a record high of 17.5 percent, which could increase the average annual household grocery bills by 837 pounds ($1,029), UK data analytics and consulting company Kantar said on Tuesday.

Inflation rate spikes to 10.4  percent in UK

London: Driven by a shortage of salad and vegetables, cost of living has unexpectedly jumped up in the UK, media reports said.

Kate Middleton had to undergo fertility test before marrying Prince William: Reports

According to a surprising revelation, Kate Middleton had to undergo a fertility test to marry Prince William in 2011, media reports said.

UK, France seek to develop new cruise missile by 2030: Joint Declaration

London: London and Paris have flagged their intention to build a new jointly-developed cruise anti-ship missile by 2030, according to a statement released following a France-UK summit on Friday.

New UK asylum bill would be in ‘clear breach’ of international law: UNHCR

New York: Draft migrant legislation proposed by the United Kingdom Government would result in a de facto “asylum ban”, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

Prince Harry, Meghan to be 'evicted' from their home on Windsor estate: Reports

London/IBNS: UK Royals Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are being evicted from their home on the British royal family's Windsor estate, reports said on Wednesday.

Number of days lost to strikes in UK highest since 1989: ONS

London: The United Kingdom (UK) lost about 2.5 million working days in 2022 to continued labor disputes, the highest number in more than three decades, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Tuesday.

Hazara Committee in UK releases report on situation of members in Pakistan

Islamabad: The Hazara community in the UK has recently released a report which revealed the atrocities faced by the community members in Pakistan.

Systemic racism within UK criminal justice system a serious concern: UN human rights experts

Racism in the United Kingdom is “structural, institutional and systemic”, independent UN human rights experts said on Friday, warning that people of African descent in the country continue to encounter discrimination and erosion of their fundamental rights.

King Charles III to break centuries-old tradition of wearing royal attire at his grand coronation

London/IBNS: The grand coronation of Britain's King Charles III and his wife Camilla is scheduled to take place in May this year and if reports are to be believed, the new monarch is set for breaking the tradition of wearing the royal attire.

UK provides Ukraine with sea king helicopter - Reznikov

London: Ukraine has received a Sea King helicopter from the United Kingdom as part of its military efforts for Kyiv, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said.

UK inflation eased slightly to 10.5 pc in Dec: ONS

London/UNI: The United Kingdom's (UK) inflation slowed for a second month in December 2022, but the cost-of-living crisis continued as food inflation remained record high, official figures showed on Wednesday.

UK: Massive strike to hit varsities as 70K staff threaten 18 days strike in Feb, Mar

London: More than 70,000 employees at 150 universities in the United Kingdom will go on an 18-day strike over pay and attacks on pensions between February and March, University and College Union (UCU) announced on Thursday.

Uranium-tainted package originating from Pakistan seized at UK's Heathrow Airport, sparks bomb scare

London: A consignment containing several kilograms of uranium, which can be used to make bombs to inflict mass devastation, originating in Pakistan, was seized at UK’s Heathrow Airport, The Sun reported.

Iran court pronounces ex-official guilty of 'spying for Britain'; sentences to death

Tehran: Iran's judiciary handed down a death sentence to a former Iranian Defense Ministry official on the charge of espionage against the country.