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Romance fraud on the rise in UK during Covid-19 pandemic

London, Oct. 8 -- Millions of pounds have been lost to 'romance fraud' when people confined to spells of isolation during the coronavirus pandemic turn to online dating and end up handing over money a... Read More


Patel calls for review of UK visa used by Indian companies

India, Oct. 7 -- Britain's home secretary Priti Patel has ordered a review of the intra-company transfer (ICT) visas mostly issued to Indian companies that transfer employees to UK offices for varying... Read More


Covid 'jugaad': Drive in to a big fat Indian wedding in UK

India, Oct. 7 -- Thousands of Indian weddings have been postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions, but one couple and an enterprising planner conjured a novel, socially-distanced way to get hitched: it a... Read More


Post-Brexit UK to create freeports to court foreign investment

India, Oct. 7 -- As the UK's final exit from the European Union on December 31 draws near, the Boris Johnson government on Wednesday announced the creation of freeports that will offer tax reliefs, si... Read More


Indian-origin billionaire brothers from UK buy retail giant Asda

London, Oct. 6 -- Zuber Issa and Mohsin Issa, sons of an immigrant from Gujarat who arrived to work in the textile industry, on Friday announced the acquisition of retail giant Asda (valued at 6.8 bil... Read More


Covid-19: A royal thumbs up for journalism

India, Oct. 5 -- The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of journalism and trusted sources of news at a time when people have access to a large number of sources, Queen Elizabeth said ... Read More


James Bond fails to save closure of theatre chain Cineworld

India, Oct. 5 -- Agent 007 battled many warlords, mafia dons and criminals to save people over the decades, but on Monday failed to prevent the closure of Cineworld, one of the largest cinema chains i... Read More


Ola to appeal after London refuses licence over public safety risk

India, Oct. 5 -- Indian ride-hailing service Ola said on Monday that it would appeal the decision by London's transport officials to refuse it another licence over a "number of failures that could hav... Read More


I was too fat, says UK PM Boris Johnson, as Covid cases surge

India, Oct. 4 -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday admitted he was "too fat" when he contracted the coronavirus in March and exhorted Britons to use the restrictions imposed by the pandemic to lo... Read More


A pat for CBI from City of London police force

London, Oct. 4 -- The City of London Police has welcomed raids conducted by the CBI in six cities from where 10 companies were defrauding UK nationals on the pretext of offering to fix technical issue... Read More