May offers improved visa deal as UK and India launch trade talks


Prime minister Theresa May offered India a possible improved visa deal on Monday (7), as the two countries kicked off talks on boosting trading links ahead of Britain’s departure from the European Union. May, making her first bilateral trip outside Europe since Britons voted on June 23 to quit the bloc, described as “limitless” the potential of the relationship with India and its market of 1.3 billion people. She attached a condition to a better deal, however: progress in sending home Indians who have outstayed their visas. That harked back to her tough line as interior minister and the mandate…

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