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Rapist exposes himself to judge in Britain


September 21st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A 28-year-old rapist in Britain shocked everyone in a courtroom when he exposed himself to a judge after being brought to give his plea.Mawawe Ibraham Karam ... Read more...

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Painkillers overuse causing a million headaches in Britain


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain could be suffering from constant and crippling headaches because of taking too many painkillers, according to experts.According to the National ... Read more...

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Mentally ill can now become MPs in Britain


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) British lawmakers have unanimously voted to end "discrimination" against people suffering from mental illness, who will now be able to serve as members of parliament, in ... Read more...

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Ear-slicing Bulgarian to be deported from Britain


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A gangster known as the "Butcher of Bulgaria" for slicing off people's ears and fingers will be deported from Britain to serve 18 years in jail ... Read more...

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Chinese firm to invest $2 bn to expand operation in Britain


September 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) China's telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies has announced that it planned to invest 1.3 billion British pounds ($2 billion) to expand its operation in Britain ... Read more...

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Human excrement found in cigarettes in Britain


September 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Human excrement, asbestos, mould and dead flies have been found in cigarettes being smoked regularly in Britain, the Daily Mail reported.Investigators working for the tobacco industry ... Read more...

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Owners of dangerous dogs face jail in Britain


August 21st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Britons who own dangerous dogs that attack people in public will be jailed for 18 months under new laws, a media report said.Offenders convicted of having ... Read more...

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Asian-origin kids run over by car in Britain


August 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - are in critical condition after they were run over by a car in Leeds.Raham Saleem and his ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar taunts US, Britain


August 18th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Taliban leader Mullah Omar, one of the world's most wanted terrorists, has spoken out against the US and Britain by saying the "invading enemy" will ... Read more...

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Cow urine products from India seized in Britain


August 17th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Herbal remedies and massage oils containing cow urine, poisonous plants, goat meat and ground tiger claws that were smuggled from India have been seized by border ... Read more...

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Man pours urine over woman on train in Britain


August 15th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) British police are on the look out for a man who poured a bottle full of urine over a woman train passenger in a random attack.She ... Read more...

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Banker nicks over $1 million in Britain


August 14th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A bank employee in Britain has been arrested for allegedly stealing 720,000 pounds (over $1 million) from his branch, without letting his bosses realise the continuing ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Jade Jones seals gold for Britain


August 10th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jade Jones beat Hou Yuzhuo of China for the country's first Olympic gold in women's taekwondo here Thursday.It was a sweet revenge for ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Dujardin prances to dressage gold for Britain


August 10th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Charlotte Dujardin danced to victory in the individual dressage Thursday, beating Dutch rider Adelinde Cornelissen by a nose with an elegant performance here at ... Read more...

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Danes snatch rowing gold from Britain


August 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danish rowers Mads Rasumessen and Rasmus Quist exacted revenge on Britain to win gold in the men's lightweight double sculls Saturday.Rasumessen and Quist overtook Zac ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia beats Britain


July 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women's volleyball team beat Britain in straight sets in their opening Olympic group stage match here Saturday.Russia prevailed 25-19, 25-10, 25-16 against Britain, who ... Read more...

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London Olympics means $26 bn boost for Britain


July 29th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) As the sporting extravaganza of London Olympics 2012 started Saturday, irrespective of the medals' tally for Britain, the country's stuttering economy is all set to benefit ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama arrives in Britain


July 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama who is leading America's delegation to the Olympics Friday arrived in Britain for the start of a two-day visit.Her packed ... Read more...

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Business event ahead of Games to lure investment to Britain


July 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Olympic Games, business leaders, including some from India, met in central London for an investment conference Thursday that the British government has ... Read more...

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Lukashenko denied accreditation to Olympics: Britain


July 26th, 2012 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Accreditation to the London 2012 Olympic Games has not been granted to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, the British Embassy in Belarus has confirmed."President Alexander Lukashenko ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal Orbit inspires Indian child artists in Britain


July 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Indian-born Anish Kapoor, who created Britain's tallest sculpture 'The ArcelorMittal Orbit' overlooking the sprawling Olympic Stadium, has inspired many Indian families in Britain to guide ... Read more...

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Pickpocketing on rise, killing on decline in Britain


July 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Britain is witnessing a rise in pickpocketing and stealing incidents whereas killings have fallen to a 30-year-low, The Sun reported Friday.According to the Crime Survey for ... Read more...

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Perry, Bieber ad banned in Britain


July 20th, 2012 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Commercials for a skincare brand featuring pop stars Katy Perry and Justin Bieber have been banned in Britain by the advertising watchdog.The TV adverts have ... Read more...

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Infatuated with colleague, man kills two in Britain


July 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) A man in a British hotel stabbed two colleagues to death following infatuation with one of them and sexual jealousy. However, instead of running away, he ... Read more...

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Spanish student’s headless body found in Britain


July 18th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A decapitated body of a man believed to be a Spanish student has been found in Britain's Dorset county.The man's blood-soaked body was found at a ... Read more...

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Family kills pregnant Pakistani woman in Britain


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A court in Birmingham held the husband, in-laws and a relative guilty of killing a six-month pregnant Pakistani woman as they believed she was possessed by ... Read more...

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Saudi princess seeks political asylum in Britain


July 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian princess has sought political asylum in Britain because she fears for her safety in her home country, the Daily Mail reported Monday.Princess Sara ... Read more...

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Divorce rate hits 40-year low in Britain


June 30th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Divorce cases in Britain have fallen to their lowest level innearly 40 years, Daily Mail reported Saturday.There was a one percent fall last year and a ... Read more...

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Brangelina to marry in Britain


June 26th, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Celebrity couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are reportedly planning to wed here at Windsor in a low-key ceremony before leaving for south of France ... Read more...

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Somali stabs girlfriend 57 times in Britain


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) A 29-year-old Somali refugee in Britain has been jailed for at least 26 years for stabbing his girlfriend 57 times with shards of a broken mirror.Zakaria ... Read more...

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It’ll be a rainy June in Britain


June 10th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Britain will see a rainy weather through June as incessant rains continue to plague several areas in the country.The Met Office issued a grim forecast that ... Read more...

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‘European monsoon’ batters Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Very strong winds, heavy rain and giant waves, have hit the South West of the UK on Thursday. Power lines have come down as a ... Read more...

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Fake Olympic goods seized in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Britain's border force personnel have intercepted thousands of counterfeit Olympic goods that criminals tried to smuggle into the country to make illegal profits during the upcoming ... Read more...

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Forced marriages to be a crime in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Forcing someone to marry will become a criminal offence in Britain and "will not be tolerated", Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.The decision to create ... Read more...

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Tamil deportations stopped from Britain


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) About 40 Sri Lankans, due to have been deported from Britain on a charter flight Thursday, have had their removal orders overturned. Most of them are ... Read more...

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