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Disabled Bengali woman’s marriage to be annulled


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A court in Britain has asked for the annulment of the "forced marriage" of a disabled Bengali-Muslim woman as she can barely speak and can do ... Read more...

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Support for Games offers promise of social legacy for UK


August 12th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The Olympic Games have slowly but surely won the hearts and minds of the British public over the last 16 days.If less than half of Britons ... Read more...

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‘No security concerns for Ireland tour of Kenya’


January 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 24 (IANS) Cricket Kenya has quelled any concerns over the security situation in the country and confirmed that the national team's match against Ireland will go on as ... Read more...

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British spies foil hundreds of terror attacks a year: Hague


November 16th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Spies from British intelligence agency MI6 thwart terrorist attacks and foreign agents hundreds of times a year, according to Foreign Secretary William Hague.Many spies have lost ... Read more...

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British official lauds relations with UAE


October 31st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 31 (IANS/WAM) A top British official, who is on a visit to Abu Dhabi, has lauded the relationship Britain shares with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Alistair Burt, ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks reach disturbing levels in Britain


October 31st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Hacker attacks on British government websites have rocketed to "disturbing" levels, a top official has said.Iain Lobham, director of the country's biggest intelligence agency, the Government ... Read more...

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Online romance scam dupes thousands


September 28th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people in Britain may have been hit or duped by online romance scams, far more than previous estimates.The study undertaken by Monica ... Read more...

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Iran considers closing British embassy to protest violence


August 11th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A senior Iranian lawmaker on Wednesday warned that it is considering to close the British embassy in Tehran to protest the "violent crackdown" on British citizens, referring to ... Read more...

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Indian BPOs selling Britons’ bank data for pennies?


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Thousands of British citizens' bank and credit card details held by call centres in India are allegedly being sold for pennies, putting individuals' confidential account details ... Read more...

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Britons hoard stuff enough to fill 11 stadiums


June 14th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) British citizens hoard so much stuff that is enough to fill 11 football stadiums, says a new survey.Clothes, sports equipment, jewellery, power tools and audio gear ... Read more...

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Britons unadventurous with food: Study


May 18th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Britons are "unadventurous" with food and over half of the population has no interest in eating new dishes and would also not encourage their children to ... Read more...

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Bahrain using UK acquired weapons for crackdown on protestors


February 18th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): The British government has reportedly launched a review of arms exports to Bahrain after it emerged that the country's security forces are using weapons supplied by London for ... Read more...

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British Muslims on jehad trip to Somalia: WikiLeaks


February 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) British Muslims are travelling to Somalia for "jehadi tourism" to get training for terrorist attacks in Britain, secret US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks have revealed.The UN special ... Read more...

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One in four Brits ‘most concerned’ about immigration


February 4th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Britons are more fearful about immigration than other nations, according to a poll of people conducted across the United States, Canada and Western Europe. According to the Transatlantic ... Read more...

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British Muslims travelling to Somalia for “jihadi tourism”: Wikileaks


February 4th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Thousands of secret US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks have revealed that British Muslims are travelling to Somalia for "jihadi tourism" to train for terrorist attacks in the ... Read more...

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Punjabi female attendant with Air Canada jailed for cocaine smuggling


December 21st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 21 (IANS) In the first case of jailing of an Indo-Canadian woman for drug trafficking, an Air Canada female flight attendant was Monday locked for eight years ... Read more...

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Hindus critical of university tuition hike in UK


December 10th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 10 (ANI): Hindus have strongly urged United Kingdom (UK) to not take away the accessibility to higher education from the youth by raising the university tuition.Well known Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Foreign brides, grooms to face English tests in UK


November 27th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Foreign brides and grooms will have to prove they can speak English before being allowed to move to the UK under new rules which come in to force on ... Read more...

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Prince Charles And The Queen Willing To Pay For The Next Royal Wedding


November 18th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): So Prince Williams and Kate Middleton make it official at long last. With the royal heir and his girlfriend of eight long years all ... Read more...

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UK to pay millions to ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees over torture claims


November 16th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Britain would reportedly pay out millions of pounds in compensation to former detainees held in the US military prison at Guantánamo Bay.Some of the men, who are ... 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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Pakistani rights group condemns killing of British woman


October 29th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) A Pakistani women rights group Friday strongly condemned the brutal murder of a Pakistani-origin British citizen in the country and urged the government to take immediate action to ... Read more...

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Stranded Kailash-bound Indian legislator, pilgrims rescued


September 21st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Forty-one Indian pilgrims bound for Mt Kailash, including a legislator from Rajasthan who had developed high altitude sickness, have been rescued safely from the Nepal-Tibet ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley says goodbye to Britain


September 8th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Oppressed British citizens have always considered the United States their second home and they have often moved to America to save taxes since 1775. Now it ... Read more...

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German politicians put pressure on UK to scrap Bomber Command memorial


September 7th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.7 (ANI): Germany's call for Britain to scrap plans for a 3.5 million pound memorial to Bomber Command has angered war veterans and British citizens.Bomber Command and WE bombers flattened Dresden ... Read more...

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Foreign diplomats abusing immunity by keeping domestic slaves


August 30th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Foreign diplomats are taking undue advantage of their immunity to keep domestic help as slaves in Britain, an investigation has revealed.The workers, mostly African and Asian, are forced ... Read more...

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Cameron warns Pakistan against exporting terror to India


July 28th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday warned Pakistan against exporting terrorism to India, Afghanistan or anywhere else in the world. "We want to see a strong, stable and ... Read more...

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European police to spy on Britons


July 26th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Police from the European Union (EU) states will be able to arrest Britons, place them under surveillance, bug phones and monitor bank accounts in this country, if politicians ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britons to keep track of declining butterflies


July 24th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Britons have been asked to spend some time in parks and gardens and make a record of all native species of butterflies and moths, which a wildlife organisation ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of Britons support Islamic burka ban


July 17th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): More than two-thirds of Britons believe there should be a complete ban on wearing the burka across the country.According to Sky News, seventy one per cent of ... Read more...

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Islamic cleric puts cartoonist Molly Norris on execution hit list for caricaturing Prophet Muhammed


July 12th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Radical American-Yemeni Islamic cleric Imam Anwar al-Awlaki has singled out 'Everybody Draw Mohammed' cartoonist Molly Norris as a "prime target", by putting him on the execution hit ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth II to visit New York today


July 6th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Royal head of Great Britain - Queen Elizabeth II will tour New York today. The Queen will be visiting New York from Canada, ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth II To Visit New York On Tuesday


July 6th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After her visit and stay in Canada, on Tuesday, Britain's monarch Queen Elizabeth II is scheduled to visit New York. As per her official plan of ... Read more...

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Home-grown Brits behind two-thirds of Islam- related terror in UK: Report


July 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5(ANI): A new report has found that two-thirds of Islamism-related terrorism offences in the UK over the past decade involved home grown terrorists with links to Al-Qaeda.According to the ... Read more...

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Britain’s non-EU immigration cap may face hiccups (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 27 (IANS) Britain's proposed cap on non-EU immigration to avoid a last-ditch influx into the country may run into rough weather as it is not applicable to non-EU ... Read more...

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