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Infamous 'Momo Challenge' hacking into children's shows on Youtube: Reports

Manchester, Feb 28 (IBNS): The deadly Momo suicide challenge is hacking into children's programmes on popular video sharing platform YouTube, media reports said.

UK to ban Lebanon's Hezbollah as terrorist group

London, Feb 25 (UNI): The United Kingdom will ban Lebanese organisation Hezbollah in is entirety, along with Ansar ul Islam and Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM), both mainly operating in Africa, as terrorist organisations, the UK Home Office said in a statement on Monday.

Brexit: Theresa May narrowly survives vote of no-confidence

London, Jan 17 (IBNS): Crushing the Opposition's call for the General Elections, United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no-confidence, which was brought by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, narrowly on Wednesday, media reports said.

After deal defeat, Theresa May faces no-confidence over Brexit

London, Jan 16 (IBNS): After getting her Brexit deal historically rejected a day ago, United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday is facing a vote of no-confidence moved by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, media reports said.

UK: Heathrow Airport stops departures for drone sighting

London, Jan 8 (IBNS): The Heathrow Airport in London on Tuesday temporarily stopped departure of flights after a drone was sighted.

Theresa May calls off MPs' vote on Brexit deal

London, Dec 10 (IBNS): UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday called off the crucial MPs' vote on her Brexit deal anticipating rejection by a significant margin.

Parliament dissolved in Sri Lanka: US, UK express concern

Washington, Nov 10 (IBNS): The US government has expressed its concern over the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's decision of dissolving the Parliament on Friday.

Russian hackers: US levels charges against seven agents, Netherlands expels at least four

Washington, Oct 5 (IBNS): Days after the UK government accused Russia's military intelligence service, GRU, of carrying out four high profile cyber attacks across the globe, the US has leveled charges against seven agents.

UK’s May stresses global cooperation at UN General Assembly

New York, Sept 27 (IBNS): United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May warned world leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday that only global cooperation can tackle global challenges such as climate change and unequal economic growth, avoiding the pitfalls of totalitarianism, war, and intolerance that marked the last century.

#EnemyOfNone: Over 300 US news organisations to launch free press campaign on Thursday

Washington, Aug 16 (IBNS): Condemning US President Donald Trump's attacks on American media houses, over 300 such organisations will launch a free press campaign on Thursday.

UN rights experts call on Russia to release Ukrainian film-maker whose life is in ‘imminent danger’

New York, Aug 16 (IBNS): A Ukrainian film-maker whose outspoken criticism of Russia’s continued annexation of Crimea has landed him in jail, prompted United Nations human rights experts to call on Russian authorities for his immediate and unconditional release on Wednesday.

Brexit: Boris Johnson quits as UK Foreign Secretary

London, July 9 (IBNS): Amid Brexit crisis, Boris Johnson has quit as Foreign Secretary of the UK, media reports said.

UK: Brexit Secretary David Davis quits

London, July 9 (IBNS):  Brexit Secretary David Davis has quit from the government of the United Kingdom.

British couple in hospital after Novichok nerve agent poisoning

London, July 5 (IBNS): Following a brief disappearance, the Novichok nerve agent is back in the news, after reports suggested that the highly poisonous substance landed a couple in hospital after they fell unconscious.

England: London teen becomes Britain's youngest convicted female IS terrorist

London, June 5 (IBNS): A teenager has become the youngest convicted female Islamic State (IS) terrorist in Britain after a court in the country found her guilty of plotting a terror attack on British Museum in capital city London.