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Torres defends his selection in Spain’s Euro squad


May 29th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 29 (IANS) Spain's out of form striker Fernando Torres defended coach Vicente del Bosque's decision to include him in the 2012 Euro squad ahead of Valencia's Roberto ... Read more...

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Britain spent 50 million pounds on sleeping pills


May 11th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The recession in Britain has made people more anxious and led to a rise in sleeping problems. The country last year spent 50 million pounds on ... Read more...

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Podolski agrees to terms with Arsenal


February 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) German striker Lukas Podolski is on the brink of a move to English Premier League club Arsenal after the player agreed to terms for a ... Read more...

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Ecclestone backs Qatari consortium’s bid to take over Silverstone


October 31st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Qatari-funded The Alpha Group's bid to take over control of Britain's iconic racing circuit Silverstone for the next 150 ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell supports lottery game


October 4th, 2011 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell is backing a lottery game called The Health Lottery which will raise funds for health projects across the country.The game offers a ... Read more...

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Tevez wants to leave City despite failure of Corinthians deal


July 21st, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez wants to leave the club despite the collapse of his 40 million pounds transfer to Brazilian giants Corinthians.The Sun reported that ... Read more...

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Carlos Tevez most likely to move to Corinthians


July 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Carlos Tevez's agent Kia Joorabchian claimed that he had held talks with Brazilian giants Corinthians over a deal to take the Argentine star back to ... Read more...

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Man City likely to sell Tevez for 50 million pounds


May 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): Manchester City is believed to be keen on making 50 million pounds from the sale of captain Carlos Tevez, should he choose to make a move away from ... Read more...

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Royal wedding, London Olympics to boost British economy


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) The royal wedding and the 2012 London Olympics are being hailed as showcase events that will bring in billions of pounds for the British tourism ... Read more...

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Torres dedicates his historic strike to Chelsea fans


April 25th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has dedicated his historic strike to the club's supporters.The Spanish star's strike in Chelsea's 3-0 win over West Ham was his first ... Read more...

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Torres relieved after ending three-month goal drought


April 24th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24(ANI): Fernando Torres believes he has relieved the pressure that had built on him at Chelsea after ending his three-month goal drought.Torres scored in Chelsea's Premier League game against ... Read more...

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Ancelotti says Torres will have ‘fantastic future’ at Chelsea


April 24th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has said that Fernando Torres' goal against West Ham United will herald a new beginning for the striker.Torres, who joined Chelsea for a ... Read more...

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Arsenal has no plans to part with Fabregas, Wilshere: Wenger


April 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24(ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has denied that the club might be accepting summer bids for captain Cesc Fabregas and midfielder Jack Wilshere.Wenger's comment comes after it was reported ... Read more...

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Carroll will be better than Drogba, says Joe Cole


March 31st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31(ANI): Liverpool Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has dubbed Andy Carroll as the new Didier Drogba.Cole, who played alongside Drogba at Stamford Bridge before his free transfer to the Reds ... Read more...

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Dark cloud over Liverpool lifted with departure of Torres


March 24th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Liverpool bosses have criticized Spanish striker Fernando Torres, who moved to Chelsea for 50 million pounds in January, for putting a dark cloud over Anfield.Liverpool's director of ... Read more...

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Torres ready to end goal drought against Manchester City


March 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20(ANI): Chelsea striker Fernando Torres insists that he is ready to break his goal drought, and is focused on opening his account against Manchester City today.Torres, a record ... Read more...

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Ancelotti asks Chelsea strikers to sharpen up scoring skills


March 17th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has asked his players to sharpen up their shooting skills if they want to win the Champions League.Chelsea is in quarterfinal draw, ... Read more...

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Torres calls Liverpool a ’selling club’


March 12th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has described his former club, Liverpool, as a "selling club" and claimed that the protracted change of ownership has caused "chaos".Torres also ... Read more...

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British defence ministry spent 50 mn pounds to host VIPs


March 8th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Even as 11,000 British troops face the axe as part of efforts to reduce the defence budget, a media report said the country's defence chiefs spent ... Read more...

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Tottenham slaps 50 million pound price-tag on Modric to ward of potential suitors


March 6th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): Tottenham Hotspurs have slapped a whopping 50 million pound price-tag on midfielder Luka Modric to fend off growing interest from Europe's top clubs.According to The Daily Star, Real Madrid, ... Read more...

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Torres doesn’t have to score to prove his worth: Ancelotti


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti reckons that his ace striker Fernando Torres does not have to score goals to prove his worth.Chelsea's new superstar signing is still waiting ... Read more...

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Torres keen to be star pupil for Chelsea


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 3 (ANI): Fernando Torres says joining Chelsea has been like going back to school and starting all over again.Four games into his first term as a Chelsea player ... Read more...

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Wenger believes Chelsea paid 15 per cent more for Torres


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich paid at least 15 per cent more for Spanish striker Fernando Torres.Torres, 26, arrived at Stamford ... Read more...

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Chinese telecom giant offers to install free mobile phone network on London Tube


February 21st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Chinese telecom firm Huawei has offered to install a mobile phone network worth 50 million pounds on the London Underground train system for free.London Mayor Boris Johnson has backed ... Read more...

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Chinese firm offers phone network for London subway commuters


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) A Chinese company has offered to install a phone network estimated to cost 50 million pounds for subway commuters here as a gift before the 2012 Olympics.According to ... Read more...

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London hospital to sack 500 to save 50 mn pounds


February 17th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) A leading hospital in the British capital will sack 500 employees, including nurses and consultants, leading to closure of wards and removal of beds, that would save over ... Read more...

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Andy Warhol self-portrait goes on display for the first time in 30 yrs


February 12th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A self-portrait of Andy Warhol, which is expected to fetch 5 million pounds in auction, has been displayed for the first time in more than 30 years.The ... Read more...

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Had to leave Liverpool after everything started to look ‘black’: Torres


February 9th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has revealed that he lost enthusiasm at Liverpool after the Reds finished seventh in the previous Premier League season.Torres, who made a British record ... Read more...

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Liverpool was not giving me what they promised: Torres


February 6th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6(ANI): Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has claimed that his desire to leave Liverpool was motivated by the club breaking promises made to him about investment in the team.Torres joined ... Read more...

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Torres is worth 70, not 50 million pounds: Benitez


February 5th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Former boss Rafael Benitez has said that Liverpool could have sold Fernando Torres for 70 million pounds when he was in charge.The Spaniard, who left Inter Milan ... Read more...

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Serb star says Man City must spend more to win UK Premier League


February 4th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Manchester City's billionaire owners are being urged to spend big again if they want to win the Premier League title.Though nearly 400-million-pounds has already been splashed out on players ... Read more...

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Torres ‘big club’ dig at Liverpool


February 1st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Ace striker Fernando Torres, who joined Chelsea for a record 50 million pounds, said after the deal, that he was leaving for a top club.The Spanish international ... Read more...

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Chelsea buys Torres in British record transfer deal


February 1st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Chelsea signed ace Spanish striker Fernando Torres for a staggering 50 million pounds, a British record transfer deal.Chelsea's swoop for Torres was part of an amazing ... Read more...

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Torres can join Chelsea for 50 million pounds


January 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30(ANI): Liverpool striker Fernando Torres will be allowed to leave the club before Monday's transfer deadline, providing Chelsea comes up with a 50 million pound offer.Anfield has agreed to ... Read more...

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Snow closes British airport


January 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) The Edinburgh airport in Britain was Saturday forced to close due to heavy snow, affecting thousands of passengers, a media report said. The airport, one of the busiest ... Read more...

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