SBI’s centenary celebration explores benefits of the UK-India FTA

The State Bank of India (SBI) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) organised an economic conclave on Thursday 10 March 2022 with a reference to the roadmap 2030, agreed between the UK and India to double bilateral trades in...

50th anniversary of Bangladesh-India friendship celebrated in London

 Maitri Diwas (Friendship Day) was celebrated on 6 December 2021 marking 50 Years of India-Bangladesh Diplomatic ties. The occasion was observed in London by the High Commission of India and Bangladesh High Commission by jointly organising a...

Uganda fundraiser event in Leicester

A fundraiser event in Leicester next month to mark the 50th anniversary of the Ugandan exodus is expected to bring together scores of people from home and abroad.  

Lord Woolley becomes the first Black man to head an Oxbridge college

A political and equalities activist has become the first black man to be elected head of an Oxbridge college. Lord Simon Woolley, founding director of campaign group Operation Black Vote, will be the newly elected principal of Cambridge University's...

Leading EdTech business launches franchise in the UK following recent global success

The British Youth International College (BYITC), the Glasgow-headquartered but globally operating educational technology (EdTech) business, has launched its successful franchise model in the UK. 

University of Glasgow project investigating the effects of Covid-19

A project at the University of Glasgow that is aiming to better understand the effects that Covid-19 infection has on blood vessels and blood pressure has received a grant of £250,000 from national charity Heart Research UK.

770,000 people in England unable to speak English well

In an interview, the communities secretary, Sajid Javid revealed that 770,000 people living in England speak little or no English at all, and warned that up to 70% of them are women from the Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities.

Sigma sponsors transformation of Community Pharmacy 2025 vision

A donation from Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc is funding a three year PhD scholarship aimed at developing a coherent and transformative vision for English community pharmacy in 2025. The project has already begun in the Department of Pharmacy and...

Mohammed Shakir Manjra (38) of Thornville Close, Leicester, pleaded guilty to failing to give information relating to the identification of a driver alleged to have committed an offence on August 19 2014. He was fined £300 with £85 costs, £30...

Canberra: British Prime Minister David Cameron outlined plans to seize passports of British jihadists and stop them from returning after fighting overseas, while proposing landing bans on airlines that fail to comply with London’s no-fly lists....

London: Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has urged families to do their Christmas shopping now because a shortage of lorry drivers has raised fears that there could be empty shelves in the shops. Thousands of drivers have quit over the...



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