Tag: United Kingdom

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  • A Voice Silenced

    A Voice Silenced

    In death, Lyra McKee personifies the United Kingdom's virtually incurable sore.

    April 23, 2019
  • 100 years on, Britain says Jallianwala Bagh massacre a ‘shameful scar’

    100 years on, Britain says Jallianwala Bagh massacre a ‘shameful scar’

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May expresses regret, reiterating what Queen Elizabeth II said in 1997, but offers no formal apology

    April 11, 2019
  • Tickets for Cricket World Cup 2019 on tripXOXO

    Tickets for Cricket World Cup 2019 on tripXOXO

    The online sales of tickets for World Cup 2019 on tripXOXO have started and would continue till the tickets are sold out for all the 48 matches.

    April 4, 2019
  • Oh, Europe!

    Oh, Europe!

    The advantages of being in Europe and participating in its process of opening up small units and merging into larger units, is so obvious, particularly to the younger generation. It is unfortunate that the country we have been looking for leadership in Europe, the United Kingdom, makes such a tortuous, curvaceous, farcical performance out of a decision which ought to lead towards a mentality and social reality which, to such a large extent, already exists and only needs to be embraced.

    March 28, 2019
  • Resounding rebuke

    Resounding rebuke

    On Wednesday, Republicans joined Democrats to pass a resolution to end US support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s brutal civil war despite the Trump administration’s support to the nation’s monarchy, just as it has backed Saudi Arabia’s royalty in the aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi’s killing.

    March 18, 2019
  • UK assures support to India in fighting terror

    UK assures support to India in fighting terror

    Sources said Sedwill conveyed that all assistance would be extended to India bilaterally in dealing with any form of terrorism through counter-terrorism cooperation, intelligence sharing and by bringing the perpetrators of terror attacks to justice.

    March 7, 2019
  • Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Even so, Japan – a fellow island country which formed an alliance with Britain in the early years of the last century – is nervously watching the eventual course of the roller-coaster Brexit ride, and not just for its short-term economic interests.

    December 26, 2018
  • If no deal…

    If no deal…

    In a no-deal planning paper, the European Commission has called on governments to grant temporary residence permits to British nationals so that people have time to make applications to secure their long-term status.

    December 24, 2018
  • A PM on the run!

    A PM on the run!

    The outlook for Brexit is as fogbound as the damp English winter. European Union leaders have let it be known that there can be “no further renegotiation of the terms of the United Kingdom’s departure”.

    December 13, 2018
  • Brexit: France warns to prepare for ‘no deal’

    Brexit: France warns to prepare for ‘no deal’

    France's minister for European affairs, Nathalie Loiseau, sounded the alarm bells in Brussels as Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a lightning mini-tour of EU capitals to beg for support.

    December 11, 2018
  • An idiot’s Brexit idiots don’t like

    An idiot’s Brexit idiots don’t like

    Around two decades ago, a contestant on Ready Steady Cook who fancied himself something of a comedy legend overturned his plastic bag to reveal the ingredients he had brought with him from home, from which he expected his mystery celebrity chef to whip up a gourmet feast inside 20 minutes. They were: a Pot Noodle, …

    November 25, 2018
  • Khashoggi and oil diplomacy

    Khashoggi and oil diplomacy

    The murder of the Saudi dissident journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, can be seen in the context of the Wahhabi kingdom being a metaphor for the corrupting influence of oil on America’s national security policy.

    November 23, 2018
  • Turmoil in Albion

    Turmoil in Albion

    The government of Theresa May has been thrown into turmoil 24 hours after the British Prime Minister’s announcement that “any deal on Brexit is better than no deal”. That essay towards a halfway-house shall not work after Thursday’s resignations of the Brexit secretary, Dominic Raab, and the work and pensions secretary, Esther McVey. This is …

    November 17, 2018
  • Bored with life~I

    Bored with life~I

    Despite its association with dysfunctional behaviour and health-related problems, boredom is still not very well understood since there is not much research on this topic.

    November 11, 2018
  • UK police officer jailed for killing Indian-origin shopkeeper

    UK police officer jailed for killing Indian-origin shopkeeper

    Balvinder Singh, 59, died in hospital from his injuries after the van he was driving was hit by off-duty Jason Bannister's vehicle in December 2016.

    November 10, 2018
  • Two jailed for Indian origin man’s fatal stabbing in United Kingdom

    Two jailed for Indian origin man’s fatal stabbing in United Kingdom

    Mohamed and Yussuf were drug dealers and they killed their rival Johal after catching him selling crack cocaine and heroin on their patch.

    October 24, 2018
  • Anti-semitism in Britain

    Anti-semitism in Britain

    “Politics ain’t beanbag,” Chicago’s only black mayor Harold Washington, who faced tenacious and devious local foes, had good reason to remark. Beanbag is a carnival game, played more or less fairly and for paltry stakes. Politics is the amoral no-holds barred arena it is because the stakes are so high. Those enjoying power obviously are …

    August 27, 2018