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London mayor left hanging in mid-air


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Mayor of London Boris Johnson got stuck on a zip wire and dangled in mid-air during a promotional event for the Olympics, prompting roars of ... Read more...

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London Games opening ceremony kicks-off at 9 p.m.


July 26th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The much-awaited opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics will start from 9 p.m. London time and will run for no more than three hours.British ... Read more...

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Big Ben to ring in the Olympics


July 25th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Big Ben, one of the most famous landmarks of London, will celebrate the opening day of the Olympic Games with a historic peel of bells.Big Ben ... Read more...

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Labour leader Miliband’s office burgled


March 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) The office of Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has been burgled, but the criminals found nothing, a media report said Sunday.A door was forced open Friday ... Read more...

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Big Ben Tower is leaning over


October 10th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Visitors have suspected for years that the iconic Big Ben tower is not standing vertical. True to the suspicion of the visitors, a group of surveyors have ... Read more...

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Westminster clock tower is leaning


October 9th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The Westminster clock tower is leaning and this is noticable from outside.Endless underground building works have been blamed for the tiny topple and civil engineers say ... Read more...

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UFO hovered over Will-Kate wedding venue, shows video


April 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) A UFO apparently hovered over Britain's Westminster Abbey, the venue of the Prince William-Kate Middleton royal wedding, shows a video footage shot by a tourist.The ... Read more...

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UFO spotted hovering over Wills-Kat wedding venue


April 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Looks like Prince William and fiancee Kate Middleton will have some unexpected guests at their royal wedding.A tourist has reportedly filmed a UFO hovering over Westminster Abbey ... Read more...

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UK MP’s wife poses naked under sheet, reveals bedroom secrets!


February 4th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Sally Bercow, wife of the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, has posed in a racy photograph that sees her naked under a sheet in her ... Read more...

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American born radical cleric al-Awlaki linked to UK terror plot


December 29th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Anwar al-Awlaki, an American born radical Yemeni cleric who is reportedly the first American on CIA's capture or kill list, is linked to nine suspects in an alleged ... Read more...

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World’s largest genome in slow-growing plant


December 14th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) An unremarkable and a slow-growing plant has left the scientists stunned with the sheer size of its genome, which is 50 times bigger than that of our species.It ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Meet the Russian woman who paints with her 40E breasts!


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Amateur artist Victoria Romanova has come up with a novel way to paint - using her 40E breasts.Romanova smears her chest with watercolours or oil-based paint and ... Read more...

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Street-artist smokes cannabis in House of Commons as part of protest


November 12th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A street-artist apparently smuggled a cannabis joint into the House of Commons and even smoked it while Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was addressing MPs.The 18-year-old street-artist, who ... Read more...

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Foreigners barred from Big Ben


November 8th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British authorities say due to concerns of a possible terrorist attack, all foreigners have been banned from visiting the famous Big Ben tower. Authorities considered screening all ... Read more...

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‘We are not in the business of targeting the Aussies’ says Strauss


October 31st, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Oct. 31 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss has said that his team won't target Australia's under-pressure players this summer despite labelling the upcoming Ashes series a war."I don't know what ... Read more...

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Australia’s Big Ben Cricket Stunt Could Bring Legal Action


October 29th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia could soon find themselves in hot water after their seemingly harmless pre-Ashes stunt in which their projected holographic images of Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke onto London’s ... Read more...

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Australian Cricket Team Faces The Heat For Big Ben Stunt


October 29th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just ahead of the Ashes series, the Australian team might soon find itself amidst a legal tussle after a stunt that projected images of some of ... Read more...

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Trouble for Cricket Australia over Big Ben Ashes advertisement


October 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) provocative Ashes advertisement, "Don't forget to pack the urn", featuring holographic images of Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke on the historic Big Ben, has backfired ... Read more...

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Ponting Ashes message on iconic Big Ben may land Cricket Australia in legal trouble


October 29th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): Projection of Australian skipper Ricky Ponting and vice-captain Michael Clarke's holographic images on London's iconic landmark Big Ben may land Cricket Australia in legal trouble and possibly a police ... Read more...

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Ponting reminds England not to ‘forget packing the urn’ in Ashes message on Big Ben!


October 28th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): Images of Australian skipper Ricky Ponting and vice-captain Michael Clarke were projected on London's iconic landmark Big Ben as part of an advertising campaign ahead of the upcoming Ashes ... Read more...

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New Mecca clock threatens to call time on Greenwich


August 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The Greenwich Mean Time is the centre of world time and the official starting point of each new day, but that could change soon.A gargantuan new clock being ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia unveils world’s largest clock


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 2 (DPA) Saudi Arabia is ready to begin operating the world's largest four-faced clock, in Makkah, Islam's holiest city, Saudi state news agency reported Monday. The tower, designed by German and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, Sly wants to direct films


June 25th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): After ruling Hollywood for almost 4 decades, Sylvester Stallone says that his latest film 'The Expendables' could be his last.The 63-year-old Hollywood actor admits that it ... Read more...

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London 2012 Olympic Games’ ’single giant eye’ mascot design ridiculed


May 20th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20(ANI): The designs for London's 2012 Olympic Games' mascots have been ridiculed by critics, who have emphasised that Olympic mascots have traditionally represented native animals of the host nation.The pair- ... Read more...

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Eminem Releases Sneak Preview Of “Despicable”


April 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eminem is making news yet again for his latest album. So far, this album,entitled 'Recovery', is one of the most well kept secrets, even though it ... Read more...

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Peaches Geldof’s ‘drug-fuelled romp partner’ loves to flash his ‘Big Ben’


March 28th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Ben Mills, the man who claims to have bedded Peaches Geldof in a drug-fuelled romp, apparently flashes his manhood to his every date.His former girlfriend Drew Grant revealed ... Read more...

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Indian spends $700k on world tour - returns with ‘world’s most boring pics’!


December 8th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): An Indian businessman is said to have spent nearly 700,000 dollars on a world tour, but failed to capture the beautiful locations on his camera.Kashi Samaddar, 55, who ... Read more...

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Artist recreates Taj Mahal - with toothpicks!


September 12th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): An artist has recreated the Taj Mahal and other famous landmarks around the world using toothpicks.It took Stan Munro six years, six million toothpicks and more than 170 ... Read more...

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Big Ben ice sculpture being created in London


August 20th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): Sculptors are creating Big Ben on ice as part of a reconstruction of the London skyline.The sculpture, measuring 10m in length and 3m in height, is being crafted ... Read more...

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William Shakespeare named UK’s greatest national treasure


July 4th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Legendary playwright William Shakespeare-known for his plays like 'Romeo and Juliet', 'Hamlet', etc.-has officially been named Britain's greatest national treasure in a new poll.The poll was sponsored by ... Read more...

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Obamas see West End performance of Lion King to celebrate Sasha’s 8th birthday


June 11th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her daughter Sasha's 8th birthday by taking her family to see the West End performance of Disney's The Lion King on Tuesday.Sasha's ... Read more...

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Brit clicks pic showing UFO-like objects hovering over London


March 19th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): A Brit man has taken a photograph that shows strange shapes hovering over London, leading to speculation they could be UFOs.Derek Burdon, 40, of Leverington, Cambs, ... Read more...

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Big Ben gets ready to ring the changes


March 15th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.15 (ANI): Big Ben, one of the best-known landmarks in the world, is about to receive a public relations makeover. According to The Guardian and The Observer, Colman Getty, the ... Read more...

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The worlds largest mosaic is made entirely of sweets!


July 26th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Hundreds of office workers at a west London office park have broken a world record by creating the largest-ever mosaic made entirely of sweets.The mosaic, in London''s ... Read more...

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Big Ben polled ‘Most Iconic London Film Location’


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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