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Teens keeping late nights might be into risky behaviour


March 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Thirty-six percent of teens, especially 15-year-old boys and girls, don't tell parents where they were at night, even though they might be into in risky behaviour ... Read more...

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Teens junking healthy lifestyle kiss happiness away


March 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Teenagers junking a healthy lifestyle for drinks, cigarettes and fast food become morose versions of their healthier, happier cousins and also get involved in risky behaviour. ... Read more...

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Britain turning a nation of hoarders?


September 16th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Britain is becoming a nation of hoarders, a new research has found.With interest rates being low, people in Britain have started either to invest in art ... Read more...

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Britain - a nation of secret telly addicts who watch 4 hrs of TV daily


March 5th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A study has claimed that Britain is a nation of secret telly addicts, who watch a third more television than they think they do.Research has revealed most believe ... Read more...

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No kids ‘the secret to marital bliss’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 1 (ANI): Want your marriage to work? Then don't have kids, according to a major UK study.The research has found the magic formula for happiness in a relationship - and ... Read more...

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Most British women like doing housework


November 14th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) One may find it hard to believe, but majority of women in Britain enjoy doing household works such as dusting, cleaning and scrubbing, a study has found.According to ... Read more...

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70 pc of Brit women like doing housework


November 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A new survey has shown that 70 percent of the Brit women like doing household work.The study found that they gain satisfaction from doing the laundry and mopping ... Read more...

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Probiotic drinks don’t promote health, says EU study


October 20th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Probiotic drinks and yogurts, popular with millions of consumers trying to stay healthy, don't really help people's digestion, finds a recent study. Products such as Yakult, which ... Read more...

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British restaurants waste 600,000 tonnes of food annually


October 17th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Restaurants in Britain throw away over 600,000 tonnes of food annually, a media report said Sunday.Which means half a kilo of food is wasted every time someone eats ... Read more...

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Obama to meet BP heads as oil spill continues


June 12th, 2010 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (DPA) US President Barack Obama will hold his first meeting next week with top officials from oil giant BP, the White House said Friday, as government scientists said ... Read more...

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Financial crunch causes stress in more than a Brit million homes


May 29th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): More than a million British households are facing stress at home with rows amongst couples becoming more and more frequent because of money related woes.With lifestyles taking a ... Read more...

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Single bin more efficient for recycling


May 5th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Using a single bin for collecting dry waste is more efficient for recycling than sorting it in different bins. A report by waste consultancy WYG says local councils in ... Read more...

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Money makes you happier if it improves social ranking


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Money only makes people happier if it improves their social rank, says a new study. Researchers at the University of Warwick and Cardiff University found that simply being ... Read more...

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My new book set in India, Pakistan, Britain: Louis de Bernieres


January 25th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) Acclaimed writer Louis de Bernieres, who made headlines with his 1994 novel "Captain Corelli's Mandolin", says his new book is about his grandfather and is set ... Read more...

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James Murdoch attacks ’state-sponsored’ BBC


August 29th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) News Corporation Chairman James Murdoch has hit out at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), describing it as a "state-sponsored" media house that is out to throttle the free ... Read more...

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Mamma Mia! becomes biggest selling UK DVD ever


January 1st, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Mamma Mia! the movie has become the biggest-selling DVD in the UK ever. According to the Official Charts Company, the release racked up enough sales during the Christmas ... Read more...

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Harold Wilson thought BBC had a ‘hippie problem’


December 30th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Harold Wilson attacked the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for “over-lavish” spending and thought it was influenced by hippies, according to secret papers made public ... Read more...

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One in nine Brits watch TV online


August 14th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): The internet revolution has enveloped television viewers too, as one in nine British households is watching television over the internet, says a new report.Ofcom, the industry regulator, ... Read more...

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UK tops the ranks of global pessimists


August 5th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): British consumers are the grumpiest in the Western world, according to BNP Paribas economists. Reviewing barometers of consumer confidence in Europe and the United States, they concluded ... Read more...

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Adult Brit kids help their parents regardless of their marital status


May 11th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Adult British kids help their elderly parents regardless of their marital status, says a new study, after comparing the data with other countries such as the United ... Read more...

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