LONDON, May 9: The BBC has fired a British radio presenter who tweeted an image of a chimpanzee dressed in clothes below the caption “Royal Baby leaves hospital”.

LONDON, April 18: British shoppers ignored worries about an impending Brexit deadline and spent heavily in March, official data showed on Thursday, supporting the country’s sluggish economy while companies were cutting back on investment.

British luxury fashion brand Burberry has apologized for showcasing a hoodie outfit with a noose around the neck on the social media, the brand was blasted for glamorizing suicide. Model Liz Kennedy, who walked in the Burberry show but did not wear the outfit, also criticized the brand.

The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn’t talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported.

LONDON, Jan 18: Britain’s last-minute scramble to shape an EU exit, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions.

LONDON, Jan 17: British Prime Minister Theresa May is reaching out to opposition parties and other lawmakers Thursday in a battle to keep Brexit on track after surviving a no-confidence vote.

LONDON, Jan 6 : British Prime Minister Theresa May might again push back a final vote in parliament on her Brexit deal, less than three months before the country is due to leave the European Union, a newspaper reported.

LONDON, Nov 15: Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, resigned Thursday in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU — a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The British Parliamentary (BP) debate kicked off at Chitwan on Thursday. The event, comprising participants from Tanahu, Chitwan, Nawalparasi, was organized by Scholastic Academic Forum in association with ‘PragyikVidyarthiParisad’ (PVP) involving with local bodies.

LONDON, Aug 3: A British court recognized Sharia law for the first time after a judge made a landmark ruling on a divorce case, which could have far reaching effects on Islamic marriage in the UK.

LONDON, July 26: Three rival UK-based Jewish newspapers, the Jewish Chronicle, Jewish News and Jewish Telegraph carried similar front pages for their Thursday edition, in what they called an "unprecedented step of speaking."

KATHMANDU, July 9: The University of British Colombia termed the absence of Kul Prasad Koirala in the conference a ‘shame’ and that they were ‘dismayed to learn of it.’

LONDON, June 26: Uncertainty over Brexit has halved new investment in the British car industry as Prime Minister Theresa May’s government current plans for trade after Britain leaves the EU are unrealistic, the biggest car manufacturing lobby said on Tuesday.

LONDON, June 24: British lorries would be barred from entering Europe under a no-deal Brexit, according to an industry chief, who warned that British firms would be "crucified" by tariffs if Theresa May fails to secure a deal with the European Union.

LONDON, June 18: British Transport Police say three people have died after being struck by a train in south London.

BIRATNAGAR, June 18: British ambassador to Nepal, Richard Morris has said he would make efforts to make Biratnagar Metropolitan City a sister city of Britain.

A decorated Gurkha soldier who went to war with Prince Harry is battling the Home Office to stop his 75-year-old sister being deported to Nepal.

UK MPs at The British College

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KATHMANDU, May 11: Members of the British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union (BGIPU) toured The British College at Trade Tower, Thapathali, Kathmandu on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU May 8: The Gurkha Satyagraha Joint Struggle Committee has submitted an 11-point charter of demands before the British government, saying the situation was congenial in which its logical demands would be met.

British Model College, a sister organisation of The British College, has welcomed its new A-Level program manager Lee Russell Wilkes in Kathmandu, according to a press statement issued by the college. Wilkes is an expert in teaching English language and has an experience in teacher training, examining, and mentoring.

After conquering India and fighting two wars against the Gorkhali Army, the victorious British did not colonize what's now Nepal, for good reason.

British Alfa Beta Cup 2018, an inter-college Futsal tournament, is being jointly organized by The British College and Alfa Beta Institute Pvt. Ltd. on Monday and Tuesday at Dhanwantari Futsal, Dhumbarahi.

LONDON, April 13: British submarines have manoeuvred within striking range of Syria as the United Kingdom decides on the course of potential military action against the Assad regime.

KATHMANDU, April 4: British Model College has felicitated its A-level students who acquired top positions in Cambridge International Examinations held in October-November, 2017.

ST. PETERSBURG, Mar 17: Russia’s government is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.

Video posted on YouTube shows water densely strewn with food wrappers, cups and sachets as tropical fish dart in and out

LONDON, Jan 9: Cold War monster movie “The Shape of Water” leads the race for the British Academy Film Awards, the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars.

The government has been accused of covering up the full extent of the UK’s support for India’s bloody crackdown on Sikhs in 1984. A new report calls for a full inquiry into the role played by Margaret Thatcher’s government in the events leading up to a massacre in which hundreds, possibly thousands, of Sikhs and Indian soldiers died. In 2014 David Cameron ordered a review after the accidental release of secret documents revealed that a British SAS officer had been drafted in to advise the Indian authorities on removing armed Sikh militants from the Golden Temple at Amritsar, Sikhism’s holiest shrine.

NEW YORK, Oct 17: From a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria, to England’s Blackpool Piers and Alabama civil rights buildings, historical gems around the globe are threatened by war, disasters and urbanization, a monument conservation group said on Monday.  Days after the United States and Israel said that they were quitting UN cultural agency UNESCO, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced 25 of the world’s at-risk places on its biennial watch list.

British Council Awards Schools

September 3, 2017 10:55 am

Kathmandu: The British Council Nepal awarded International Schools Award to 25 Nepali schools and reaccredited one school at an event on Sunday at The British School, Sanepa Height, Lalitpur.

EDINBURGH, August 27: British Airways (BA) has called on UK border authorities to address “serious inefficiencies” causing long delays at airport immigration controls ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Students of The British College (TBC) organized a donation campaign to support the tarai flood victims on Sunday.

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KATHAMNDU, June 6: Nabil Bank Ltd and The British Council have signed an agreement to facilitate payment of fees by students for various tests including IELTS.

LONDON, May 27: British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two main airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage caused massive delays and left planes stuck on runways.

KATHMANDU, May 9: A British of Nepali origin is set to file candidacy for the snap parliamentary election in UK.

LONDON, April 27: A special screening program of a documentary movie based on the massive earthquake of 2015 was organized at the British parliament.

DHAKA April 13: Authorities in Bangladesh have executed a top leader of a banned militant group and two accomplices for their involvement in a grenade attack against a British diplomat at a popular Islamic shrine in 2004.

Musical “La La Land” won big at Britain’s main film awards on Sunday as it scooped the prize for best film, while Emma Stone and Damien Chazelle picked up awards for best actress and best director respectively. Dev Patel won the best supporting actor award for Lion at British Academy Film Awards 2017.

China has invited British Prime Minister Theresa May to attend a major summit in May on its “One Belt, One Road” initiative to build a new Silk Road, diplomatic sources told a foreign news agency, as London said she would visit China this year.

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British ambassador calls on DPM Nidhi

January 31, 2017 17:28 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: British ambassador to Nepal Richard Morris called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi on Tuesday.

Tech giant Apple is set to raise the prices of its apps in Britain by around 25 percent after the steep drop in sterling following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

"My tax return was on my yacht ... which caught fire" - just one of the dozens of unusual excuses the British government's tax collector said it receives each year from customers who fail to complete their returns on time.

LONDON, Dec 26: George Michael, who rocketed to stardom with WHAM! and went on to enjoy a long and celebrated solo career lined with controversies, has died, his publicist said Sunday. He was 53.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Swastika Shrestha was declared the winner of British Council IELTS Awards for 2016 on Wednesday. The British Council IELTS Award was launched in February 2015 with the objective of supporting Nepali students trying intending to study in English speaking country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The British School (TBS) has won ‘British International School Initiative of the Year,’ the prestigious UK Times Educational Supplement (TES) award, the only category open to international schools at the 2016 Independent School Awards.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The British School (TBS) has won ‘British International School Initiative of the Year,’ the prestigious UK Times Educational Supplement (TES) award, the only category open to international schools at the 2016 Independent School Awards.

Dr Bishal Gyawali, a Nepali national, has been appointed an advisor to the British Medical Journal (BMJ), one of the oldest and most influential general medicine journals in the world.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Founding Chairman of the Britain-Nepal Academic Council and Global Policy Forum for Nepal Prof. Surya P. Subedi has expressed solidarity and support for the ongoing campaign of Dr Govinda KC.