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BBC admits repeating most of its programmes


January 11th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has admitted that more than half of its programmes are basically a repeat telecast.The corporation Tuesday admitted that repeats make up ... Read more...

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A 42-year-old colour TV that still works


November 12th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A colour television set that was bought 42-years back is still running fine in Britain.Derek Wills purchased the colour TV, Mitsubishi CT2217BM, way back in 1968 - and ... Read more...

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Mendes joins forces with BBC to make Shakespeare TV films


September 30th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes is teaming-up with the BBC to bring four of Shakespeare's history plays to television.Mendes, who won an Academy Award for Best Director in 1999 ... Read more...

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Sophie Dahl & Jamie Cullum are expecting their first baby


September 14th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sophie Dahl and husband Jamie Cullum are soon going to become parents. They recently announced that the model turned TV chef is four months pregnant. The ... Read more...

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Now, a magic wand to control telly!


August 25th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): After appearing on a television show, a magic wand that can change TV channels has taken the UK by storm.Online retailer Firebox.com has reported a massive 40-fold increase ... Read more...

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Miliband family feud could damage Labour Party


June 17th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Labour Party sources have warned that the political feud between the Miliband brothers - David and Ed - over leadership, has the potential of damaging the party ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver says UK’s “idiot” binge-drinkers should be fined


April 10th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): British TV chef Jamie Oliver has blasted binge-drinkers calling them "idiots" who should be fined by the Government for the burden they lay on the National Health Service.Oliver, ... Read more...

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Prince Charles to host final of TV cookery programme


March 22nd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI: Prince Charles will be hosting the final of a TV cookery contest.And accompanying the Royal on BBC2's Great British Menu, who has been a passionate advocate of locally ... Read more...

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Battle of the sexiest TV cook: Sophie Dahl vs. Nigella Lawson


March 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): Former model Sophie Dahl is ready to enter your kitchen as she prepares to unveil a new cookery show.The show has led to a debate: who is a ... Read more...

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Brit men outnumber women - on TV


March 7th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Men outnumber women on television in Britain, a new study claims.Apparently, only one woman appears on the small screen for every two men.The Channel 4 study, conducted to ... Read more...

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Internet rewiring youngsters’ minds, say experts


February 11th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 11 (ANI): The constant use of Internet is reducing students' ability to read and write properly and "rewiring" their minds, researchers have observed.Professor David Nicholas, University College London, came ... Read more...

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British TV turning vulgar due to rise in swearing


September 13th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): Television in the UK is now witness to more frequent and open swearing than ever before even after the infamous Jonathan Ross case, it has emerged.Last ... Read more...

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Prince Harry dating TV show host?


April 19th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Prince Harry, who had split from long-term girlfriend Chelsy Davy three months ago, was spotted with glamorous television host Caroline Flack. Harry and Flack were spotted emerging from a ... Read more...

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Hayden Panettiere turns brunette


June 23rd, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Hayden Panettiere has ditched her blonde tresses and turned into a bottle brunette.The 18-year-old flaunted the brand new hair-do as she shot scenes for the third series ... Read more...

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Hayden Panettiere wouldnt mind lesbian fling with Angelina Jolie


May 12th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
London, May 12 (ANI): Hayden Panettiere has revealed that she doesnt mind being considered a lesbian and admitted that she'd love to have a gay affair with Angelina Jolie.The Heroes star, ... Read more...

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Sun lotions, not anti-ageing creams will keep you looking young


April 23rd, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
London, April 23 (ANI): Women may not have to spend on expensive anti-ageing creams, for scientists have claimed that the regular sun lotion is the best and safest anti-ageing product.Prof Chris ... Read more...

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BBC ordered to apologize on-air over swearing on Live Earth


April 10th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 10 (ANI): The BBC has been ordered to make an on-air apology to viewers over repeated swearing by stars including Madonna and Phil Collins during last summers Live Earth ... Read more...

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Kylie desperate for a growth spurt


December 17th, 2007 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 17(ANI): Pop singer Kylie Minogue may be pretty, rich and have a great voice, but theres one more thing she desperately wants height.The petite singer revealed her desire at the ... Read more...

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I was an appalling drinker: Rhys Meyers


November 25th, 2007 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 25 (ANI): British actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has confessed that he used to be an appalling drinker.In a recent interview, the 30-year-old star admitted that he has a constant ... Read more...

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BBC courts controversy through film on hijab-wearing white girl


November 21st, 2007 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.21 (ANI): The BBC is courting controversy through a season of programmes about a white working class "under siege". It will include a "provocative" drama about a white girl who moves ... Read more...

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Furore over BBC ‘Amercanising’ British history with sexed-up ‘The Tudors’


November 14th, 2007 - 2:46 am ICT by admin
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Nigella Lawson spills her ’stocking’ seduction secrets


November 14th, 2007 - 1:59 am ICT by admin
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