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India, UK reaffirm their FTA commitment at annual Strategic Dialogue

India, UK reaffirm their FTA commitment at annual Strategic Dialogue

3 min read Last Updated : May 18 2024 | 10:33 AM IST India and Britain have reaffirmed their commitment to conclude a mutually beneficial free trade agreement (FTA) at the annual UK-India Strategic Dialogue here, as the two sides reflected the “good progress” on the 2030 Roadmap since the last review. Foreign...

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Is this the end of the great British staycation? Package holiday trips boom as Brits turn their backs on wince-inducing prices at home to enjoy bargain sun abroad

Is this the end of the great British staycation? Package holiday trips boom as Brits turn their backs on wince-inducing prices at home to enjoy bargain sun abroad

Britons hoping to beat the cost-of-living crisis can head abroad for a much cheaper holiday this summer as demand for foreign trips surges, MailOnline can reveal today. Seven-day trips for a couple to Turkey, Greece, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus are all being offered for less than £750 including flights in the first week of June....

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3 men charged in the UK with assisting the Hong Kong intelligence service

3 men charged in the UK with assisting the Hong Kong intelligence service

LONDON (AP) — The office manager of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London and two other men appeared in court Monday on charges that they helped Hong Kong’s intelligence service gather information in Britain, amid growing concern hostile states are trying to interfere with democracy and economic activity in the U.K. Chi...

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Maps reveal exact time thunderstorms will hit UK today with rain and flooding

Maps reveal exact time thunderstorms will hit UK today with rain and flooding

THE Met Office has revealed the exact time “heavy thunderstorms” are set to hit Britain today, bringing in travel chaos and flooding. The forecaster has also warned that flooding in some places could cause “danger to life”. 9 Bournemouth beach-goers made the most of the weekend earlier this morningCredit: BNPS 9 The Met Office has...

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How Queen Mary of Denmark is the ‘big sister’ of style to our own Kate Middleton. And why she’s one step ahead – not just when it comes to fashion…

How Queen Mary of Denmark is the ‘big sister’ of style to our own Kate Middleton. And why she’s one step ahead – not just when it comes to fashion…

Both are tall and elegant. Both were middle-class commoners when they married into their respective royal families. So, perhaps comparisons between  Queen Mary of Denmark and our own Princess of Wales were inevitable. There is more to it than that, however. Both women have a carefully considered approach to style, working within the tight constraints...

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GB News set to axe 40 jobs after channel posts heavy losses

GB News set to axe 40 jobs after channel posts heavy losses

GB News has announced a round of redundancies with 40 jobs set to be lost at the broadcaster amid mounting losses, it’s reported. The job cuts come after the channel posted a pre-tax operating loss of £42.4m for the year to the end of May, 2023, up from £30.7m in the previous 12 months. GB...

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‘Finally, everyone can calm down’: Palace source suggests picture of Kate Middleton smiling on farm shop trip with Prince William should stop conspiracy theorists circling

‘Finally, everyone can calm down’: Palace source suggests picture of Kate Middleton smiling on farm shop trip with Prince William should stop conspiracy theorists circling

The first footage of Kate Middleton since her abdominal surgery should squash wild conspiracy theories about her health, royal sources said today.  The Princess of Wales was smiling and looked spritely in the spring sunshine with her husband Prince William in a video that will delight millions in Britain and around the world. The footage published...

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‘Are we not in Britain?’ Furious Greenwich residents say there is nothing wrong with Union Jack mural outside chip shop after council ordered owner to tear it down because they did not have planning permission

‘Are we not in Britain?’ Furious Greenwich residents say there is nothing wrong with Union Jack mural outside chip shop after council ordered owner to tear it down because they did not have planning permission

Furious Londoners today insisted there is nothing wrong with a Union flag mural outside their local chip shop after the local council ordered its owner to get rid of it because he did not have planning permission.  Chris Kanizi, who runs the Golden Chippy in Greenwich, south-east London, insists visitors love snapping selfies next to...

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