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Need 9 more votes than May for a majority, says Johnson

London: When this goes to print candidates will have been selected for all the seats to be contested by all parties...

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Nicky Haslam has a vision of how he wants things to be

Nicky Haslam, London’s most timeless interior designer, is auctioning the contents of his early 18thC country retreat, The Hunting Lodge,...

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There’s a serious side to this pantomime

Pantomime season begins this year in the Harold Pinter Theatre (previously the Royal Comedy Theatre) with their annual charitable pantomime;...

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All eyes on UK general election

London:  Finally UK will have the general election (GE), which will restore functionality to Parliament. The most-leftist faction of Labour...

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Mary Quant: British fashion’s first real revolutionary

There cannot be anyone interested in British fashion who doesn’t know of Mary Quant, queen of the Kings Road in...

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Nobody knows what’s in store for UK

London: There are endless metaphors, none of them flattering, for the state of UK’s paralysed parliament and Brexit negotiations, but the...

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Johnson dream team delivers a deal for democracy

London: They say some people work better when up against a deadline and so it proves to be for the Prime...

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Brexit: Only 18 days to go

London: There is a hole in No10’s policy bucket and the leak seems to gravitate to the Spectator magazine’s Political...

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Berg’s emotional journey from Sweden to Ronnie Scott’s

Alexandra Berglof, aka Berg, is half Swedish and half American, she calls Sweden home and remembers being the only girl...

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Merging womanomics with compassion

Dori Dana-Haeri is often identified with the “womanomics” movement, successful, independent and influential women who do their own thing, brilliantly....

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Looney Labour alienates the Indian diaspora

London: On the last day of the Labour Conference an emergency motion to interfere in Kashmir was pushed through by...

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British Supreme Court’s ruling has resulted in a constitutional crisis: Steve Baker

London: On Tuesday at noon, this reporter met Steve Baker, MP for Wycombe and Chairman of the influential European Research...

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Unprecedented events in Britain as Brexit turmoil continues

London: The Liberal Democrats opened the conference season in Bournemouth. Jo Swinson, the Scottish 39-year-old LibDem leader vowed to keep...

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In UK, prorogation goes to court with mixed results

London: There is not one single legal system in UK. There is English law, Northern Ireland and Welsh law, and...

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Pakistanis target Indian High Commission in London

London: On 3 September, the High Commission India in London experienced further violence. Protestors carrying Pakistan Occupied Kashmir flags broke...

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Winner takes all is the Conservative plan

Labour and Tory rebel Remainer MPs ganged up against the government with legislation to extend Brexit beyond the promised 31...

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A Jack Russell puppy at London’s No. 10

Carrie Symonds and Boris Johnson have adopted a Jack Russell puppy, who was delivered to No. 10 in a carry...

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A guide to UK’s extradition procedure

London: The following is a summary based on a conversation with Graeme L. Hall, a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers...

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Own the ‘coolest crutches’ in town

Disabled people need comfortable and good-looking crutches, Amelia Peckham has designed really cool crutches to suit everyone’s needs; all her...

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‘Reports of UK supporting China on Kashmir at UNSC are false’

‘The UK did not support China. The UK Government longstanding position is that it is for India and Pakistan to...

Professor Terence Kealey, visiting scholar at the Cato Institute in Washington DC focussing on food policy.

The English-speaking breakfast is a weapon of ‘mass insulinisation’

The cover of Breakfast is a Dangerous Meal symbolises the author’s warning perfectly, a shark’s fin of breakfast cereal traversing...

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Labour MPs appease Pak diaspora by attacking India on 370

Both the Birmingham and Manchester areas, from where many of the complaints originate, are centres of the Pakistani diaspora.  ...

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Johnson and Cummings make a perfect team

In Scotland and Northern Ireland, the opposition to Brexit staged protests; while the Scottish National Party sees another glimmer for...

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OYO: Made-in-India business model with a global footprint

OYO Hotels & Homes is the creation of 25-year-old Ritesh Agarwal; when travelling across India at the age of 17...