German chancellor Angela Merkel urged Britain on Friday to quickly launch Brexit talks with the European Union after prime minister Theresa May suffered a harsh election setback.
Brexit is expected to be the central factor behind voting patterns, including for the estimated 1.5 million Indian-origin voters.
In the recently concluded elections in UK, Theresa May's Conservative Party lost her majority in 650-member House of Commons. Conservatives got 256 seats.
The UK will hold the nationwide minute's silence at 15.30 IST on Thursday in memory of the victims of Monday night's terror attack, officials said in a statement, adding that flags would remain at half-mast until Thursday evening.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had a tough time today on the election campaign trail when a British Sikh woman admonished him for talking about whisky during a stop at a gurudwara in the city of Bristol.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the public to trust her decision to call for an early general election on 8 June, saying the move will strengthen her hand in the complex Brexit negotiations.