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‘Shop Local Week’ starts in the UK to help businesses recover from the pandemic

THE ‘Shop Local Week’ initiative, as part of the UK government’s Enjoy Summer Safely campaign, kickstarted on Monday (10) to help local businesses rebuild...

Nirav Modi’s UK trial to begin in September

A UK court on Thursday (6) extended the custody of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who is fighting extradition to India on charges over...

UK curry capital Brick Lane struggling to survive, say experts

by LAUREN CODLING A RESTAURANT owner has expressed concerns for the future of Brick Lane, the so-called “UK curry capital” as a new report warned...

India’s SpiceJet to operate daily flights to the UK from September 1

INDIAN budget carrier SpiceJet will start daily flights to the UK from September 1 as it has secured slots at the London Heathrow Airport,...

Top UK law firm sets diversity targets, aims 35 per cent ethnic minority trainees

TOP British law firm Allen & Overy (A&O) has set an annual target of having 35 per cent ethnic minority trainees, including 10 per cent black...

Hughes Network Systems to invest $50 million to buy Oneweb

US satellite broadband provider Hughes Network Systems has agreed to invest $50 million in the British government and Bharti-backed consortium buying collapsed satellite operator...

Indian liquor maker United Spirits reports 47.6 per cent drop in revenue in Q1

INDIAN liquor maker United Spirits, which is controlled by Diageo India, has reported a net loss of Rs 2466 million (£25.6 million) for the...

RBI signs documents to extend USD 400 mn currency swap facility to Sri Lanka:...

The Reserve Bank of India has signed necessary documents for extending a USD 400 million currency swap facility to Sri Lanka to boost the...

India smartphone shipment falls 51 pc to 18 mn units in June qtr: Counterpoint

India's smartphone shipments declined by 51 per cent year-on-year to just over 18 million units in the June quarter due to coronavirus-related disruption, Counterpoint...

Ola Corporate launched in UK for business travel

Ride-hailing company Ola on Tuesday (21) launched Ola Corporate service for cost-effective business travel in UK. The company claimed that the service is 25 per...