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Fiji scraps holiday on Elizabeth’s birthday


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Former British colony Fiji has scrapped a bank holiday on the birthday of Queen Elizabeth because it was "unimportant" and a "burden" on the country, a ... Read more...

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Queen’s diamond jubilee celebration kicks off


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Britain kicked off nationwide celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee Saturday.The four-day celebrations commenced with the Queen attending a horse racing at the Epsom ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

vHeavy rains may pour misery on Will-Kat royal wedding day


April 26th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): It could be a wet ­wedding for Prince William and Kate Middleton as forecasters are predicting that the celebrations could be dampened by the notorious British weather.Despite ... Read more...

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4 in 10 Brits think getting drunk abroad is a British characteristic


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Twenty-eight percent of people in the UK believe that getting drunk abroad is a British attribute, a new survey has revealed.The Opinium Research, which surveyed 2,012 British adults, ... Read more...

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Protesters disperse as Egypt’s military set to ban strikes (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 14 (IANS) Egypt's military leaders are set to ban strikes and act against "chaos and disorder" to restore order following protests that led to President Hosni Mubarak's ouster, as security ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Demonstrators trickling out of Cairo’s Tahrir Square


February 14th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 14 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators have left the Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital after the country's new military rulers said they would dissolve parliament and suspend the constitution, media ... Read more...

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British Airways workers may strike on royal wedding day


January 11th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton - likely to be a major tourist attraction to Britain this year - may be hampered with British ... Read more...

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London hotels cashing in on royal wedding fever


December 5th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Hotels in London are hiking their prices by up to 200 per cent as tourists line up to be in the British capital for the royal wedding.Ever ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Will-Kat to wed on the same day as Hitler and Eva!


November 24th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Kate Middleton and Prince Williams will share their wedding anniversary with Hitler.The Fuhrer married his mistress Eva Braun on the same day 66 years ago, in 1944, ... Read more...

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William’s wedding will cost economy six bn pounds


November 24th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Industry experts in Britain have said extra holidays announced by Prime Minister David Cameron to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will cost the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kate and WIlliam to Wed at Westminster Abbey in April


November 24th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince William and Kate Middleton have finally announced the date of their wedding, on Friday April 29, which has now been announced as a bank ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Prince William’s wedding day to be ‘national day of celebration’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): The entire UK is apparently poised to get a day off for Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding.PM David Cameron wants to give Brits a bonus ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton visits Westminster Abbey


November 19th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince’s Williams’ fiancée, Kate Middleton has paid a secret visit to the Westminster Abbey. The Royal bride-in-waiting seem to want to check the location where the potential ... Read more...

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Kate Moss’s house hit by sewage flood


May 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): First it was burgled, and now Kate Moss's house has been ravaged by sewage flood, causing damage worth 100,000 pounds.Only last week, Moss's house had been burgled and ... Read more...

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Village in centre of England opposes gypsy construction


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) The residents of Meriden, a village said to be the centre of England, have formed a human barricade to stop gypsies from building an illegal settlement in their ... Read more...

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Motorists spend six months of their lives in traffic jams


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): An average motorist spends six months of his or her life in traffic jams, a new UK study has found.The research, which was funded by the Engineering and ... Read more...

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Bank operations come to a standstill, as employees go on a two day strike


August 6th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Employees of public sector banks across the country went on a two day strike from today to press for their demands, as per the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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British-Indian shopkeeper banned from telling jokes!


December 19th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): A British-Indian shopkeeper has been told he faces prosecution unless he stops putting jokes on leaflets advertising his store over Christmas.Police officers have warned Bob Singh, ... Read more...

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Brit minister says boozing best way to celebrate British national day!


September 15th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 15 (ANI): British Immigration Minister Liam Byrne says that alcohol consumption and television watching will be suitable to celebrate the proposed bank holiday in the country. These are among ... Read more...

Posted in National |

August 27th is the Most Unromantic Day of the Year!


August 27th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Planning a romantic evening with lover? Well, in that case, stop right there, for todays the most unromantic day of the year.Thats the conclusion of a new ... Read more...

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BBC fuelling race attacks on Poles


June 5th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): The British Broadcasting Corporations (BBC) over coverage of the Polish immigrants has led to increased racial attacks on the community.Yesterday the BBC was accused of fuelling racist ... Read more...

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Meet Ipswich Towns most determined fans


April 3rd, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 3 (ANI): The passion for sports certainly has no limits for this football crazy father-son duo, who make a 1000-mile round trip from Scotland every fortnight - just ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

National Herald, 70-year-old daily, shuts down April 1


March 31st, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The National Herald, the newspaper started by India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, and its Urdu edition the Quami Awaz will come out with their last editions ... Read more...

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