The elections of the world’s greatest democracy carried on Tuesday, with Narendra Modi casting his own vote. His pitch for a second five-year term of office as prime minister, has been the strength of the economy – pushing India into becoming the world’s fastest-growing large country, faster even that China. This year India is also set to become the world’s fifth largest economy, passing the UK, and behind only the US, China, Japan and Germany.
Normally, Downing Street is half-empty in August, due to the holiday season and parliament being in recess. This year, No 10 is buzzing with activity; this week, I was surprised to see every desk occupied.
Asked about releasing oil reserves, the spokesman said Britain's business department was monitoring the situation and working with the International Energy Agency.
The 37-year-old woman from Colorado performed her record-breaking swim a year after receiving treatment for breast cancer, and dedicated her achievement to fellow cancer survivors.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to The Incredible Hulk as he promises to ignore a new House of Commons legislation ordering him to delay Brexit if negotiations break down.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to US President Trump on Monday, discussing Brexit, trade and economic issues, a statement from Johnson’s office said.
Malaysian doctors are conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 15-year-old London teen whose naked body was found nine days
The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report that it could do so on Tuesday, an official Gibraltar source said.
Britain’s former top finance official accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government on Wednesday of steering the country toward a damaging no-deal Brexit that isn’t backed by Parliament or British voters.
Britain’s inflation rate unexpectedly overshot the Bank of England’s 2 per cent target, raising the cost of living even before sterling’s slide has had much chance to feed into consumer prices. Annual consumer price inflation rose to a three-month high of 2.1 per cent in July from 2.0 per cent in June, the Office