UK visas to get more expensive for Indians, non-EU nationals

6 April 2017 5:18 PM GMT
The multiple changes incorporated in the Tier 2 category of visas includes “Immigration Skills Charge” — which requires British companies to shell out money by companies who wish to hire Indian or non-EU nationals.

India, UK may explore FTA after Brexit formalisation

4 April 2017 5:59 PM GMT
On its part, India said that a formal dialogue on a possible bilateral trade agreement can start only after the completion of Brexit, which is expected to take about two years.

UN: Up to 7 million people in critical need of food in Syria

4 April 2017 5:20 PM GMT
The EU contributes funding to the WFP Syria program, which, according to Hadi, is mostly restrained by the problems of reaching many parts of Syria. According to the UN, food production has dropped to an all-time low in Syria.

Dieselgate: EU Parliament urges new checks to stop emissions cheating

4 April 2017 4:47 PM GMT
In a non-binding resolution, the European Parliament called on the European Commission, the 28-nation EU executive, and the member states to set up new controls, a decision welcomed by a major consumer organisation.

EU nations & Israel eye longest undersea gas pipeline in world

3 April 2017 5:10 PM GMT
Feasibility studies had been completed, the ministers said, but work on developing it would not begin for several years - with current expectations for it to go online in 2025.
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