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Britain’s cardboard cop cuts shoplifting by 75 percent


August 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The life-size cut-out of a police officer guarding a supermarket in Britain has been so effective that shoplifting has been slashed by 75 percent.The cardboard cop, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK shop worker comes face to face with a venomous spider


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Asda worker was given the scare of her life when she came face to face with a venomous spider. The worker found the animal crawling on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UK Stores ashamed to sell religious cards


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Supermarkets in London have been accused of deliberately shying away from selling religious-themed Christmas cards. Religious leaders in the country says the major retailers are now ashamed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rose Devlin & Denise Egan’s theft attempt goes wrong


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dummy’s guide to rob a supermarket: fuel your getaway car before the attempt! The police arrested a pair who stole £400 worth of alcohol and realized later ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

ASDA offers blue-ray player for just £40


November 17th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Asda is offering its Blue-Ray players for incredible £40 this Christmas season. The high cost of Blue-Ray players has placed the technology behind DVD when it comes ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

11-year-old girls now have larger waistlines, than in ’70s


April 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) An average 11-year-old girl now has a waistline that is nearly four inches larger than what was of girls in the late 1970s.Rising levels of obesity ... Read more...

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UK young girls’ waistlines 4 inches larger now than 30 yrs ago!


April 14th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has raised the alarm over rising levels of obesity in the UK - it found that the waistlines of young girls are four inches larger ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Labour Behind the Label’ wants to ban ‘killer sandblasted jeans’


March 21st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group is calling on some top fashion companies to as a matter of urgency ban the production of sandblasted jeans. The group, Labour Behind The Label, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now, ’super’ wash that takes only 12 mins!


March 17th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): All your worries related to washing those piles of clothes may now take a backseat as scientists have developed a new washing machine that cleans clothes in just ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Burberry trench coat worn by Kate Middleton causes fashion frenzy


March 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): It seems Kate Middleton is fast becoming a trendsetter in the UK.The royal bride-to-be caused yet another shopping frenzy when she wore a classic Burberry trench coat to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Cat-with-nine-lives’ Swann cleared of drink-driving charge on legal technality


February 17th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has been cleared of a drink-driving case involving a late-night bid to rescue a trapped cat.Swann had earlier told the court that he had returned ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swann challenges blood test in drink-driving case


February 16th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann's blood sample taken from him when he was allegedly caught drink driving may have been contaminated.The off-spinner's trial, which started in August, has faced ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ASDA reprimanded over price pledge


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Advertising Standards Authority have ruled that Asda’s price guarantee ad was misleading because not all the items sold were covered.Asda in an ad campaign promised shoppers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brit mum left horrified as singing toy puppy starts swearing


January 18th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A woman in Britain, who bought a singing toy puppy for her baby daughter, revealed that she was left horrified when it started swearing.Leigh McPherson, 20, of Banbury, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Royal Wedding tea towels to be officially manufactured


January 12th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): The British Royal Household has turned around on its decision not to allow Royal Wedding tea towels, saying they will be officially manufactured to commemorate the marriage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The rise and fall of bust sizes among Brit girls


December 29th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A survey has revealed that the bust sizes of British girls have been rising and falling every few years.A study of the bra-buying habits of more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheryl Cole’s autobiography sales beat Jordan’s


December 24th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): The autobiography of Cheryl Cole has become the No 1 selling book this season.The Geordie babe's 'Through My Eyes' sold 15,000 copies in just six hours, reports the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two-thirds of UK men want partner to wear sexy basque, suspenders daily


December 20th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): A survey has found that almost two-thirds of men in Britain would like it if their partner wore a sexy basque and suspenders every day, and that too ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Teen girls choose Harry Potter’s ‘Hermione’ as role model


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Teenage girls would rather be Harry Potter's Hermione than Cheryl Cole or Katy Perry, a survey has revealed.Nearly four in five voted the book and movie character ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tacky souvenirs to go on sale in UK after Will and Kate’s engagement!


November 18th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Shop owners in the UK are geared up for what could be a Royal wedding-inspired boom just days after Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their engagement.So ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dresses that flatter your bum - whether you are a pear, tomato or potato!


November 9th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): It's time to revamp your wardrobe and choose dresses that make you look stylish no matter what your shape - tomato, pear or potato.Makers of the Wonderbum dresses ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Danielle Lineker, Stacey Solomon lead stars in breast cancer campaign


October 8th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Welsh lingerie model Danielle Lineker and British singer Stacey Solomon joined hands with other stars to promote Asda's breast cancer campaign.The two and other stars have stripped off ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Swann ‘drove to get screwdriver for rescuing cat after drinking for five hours’


October 8th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8(ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann had been drinking for nearly five hours before he was pulled over for drink-driving, the Nottingham Magistrates Court was told.The Nottinghamshire Police had charged Swann ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit woman finds frog in bottle of wine


October 6th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): A woman in Britain has claimed that a frog fell out of a bottle of wine she had bought from supermarket giant Asda.Isolde Beesley, from Liecestershire, complained that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brits love to ’spice things up’ with Indian chutney


September 27th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Britons are increasingly taking to spicier food day after day, ditching mayonnaise for Indian mango chutney and wasabi, a survey revealed.Demand for harisa, a hot paste from Tunisia, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Choking’ Susan Boyle ’saved’ by young woman


September 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): 'Britain's Got Talent' star Susan Boyle was recently rescued by a young mom, after she spotted the singer choking on a Pineapple tart.Quick-thinking Lisanne Scott, 27, saved superstar ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Infidelity rumours could hit Rooney hard


September 7th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Ace footballer Wayne Rooney could lose millions if he loses his sponsorship deals following infidelity claims. Earlier this year the Sunday Times Rich List revealed he is worth ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swann blames drink-driving rap on “mercy mission” to rescue his trapped cat!


August 17th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17(ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has told a Nottingham court that he was arrested for drink driving while on a mission to rescue his trapped cat.The Nottinghamshire Police had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Parents slam Tesco for selling micro school skirts for girls of 9


August 6th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): British retail chain Tesco has been slammed by parents and child experts for selling micro school skirts for girls as young as nine.The tiny garment called a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rooney wins 4.3 million pound lawsuit bid by Proactive


July 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16(ANI): England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has defeated attempts by his former sports management firm, Proactive, to sue him for 4.3 million pounds. Rooney was accused of withholding ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Strawberry business turns snooty at Wimbledon


June 20th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
June 20 (ANI): Strawberries will be served at Wimbledon from thesame farm that supplies to a down-to-earth supermarket at acheaper price.However, the fruit is being sold five times the price ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Junk food adds up to over a quarter of UK shoppers’ grocery bills


June 18th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Grocery shoppers in UK spend about a quarter of their weekly supermarket shop on junk food, according to a new survey.The study by weight loss company LighterLife has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How Brit girls’ undies are giving the economy a sexy boost


May 28th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): A large number of Brit babes are going lingerie shopping in a big way-a trend that has soared the sales of women's undies to an incredible 117 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brit shoppers develop taste for “wartime” food - courtesy recession


May 13th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Sales of old-fashioned 'wartime' food in the UK has rocketed since the recession, figures show.Despite the enormous range of products available on supermarket shelves, it seems shoppers still ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rooney signed first professional contract ‘without explanation’ from agent


February 11th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): England's ace striker Wayne Rooney had signed his first professional contract without having it fully explained to him by his agent.Rooney at the age of 17 went from ... Read more...

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