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Adele to design for Burberry?


September 18th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Adele has been approached by British luxury fashion house Burberry for ''plus-size collaboration.''The "Someone Like You" singer is in talks with the British fashion ... Read more...

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Pattinson enjoys at bar post Stewart episode


August 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson made a public appearance at a bar for the first time since his girlfriend Kristen Stewart admitted cheating on him with "Snow ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Berki slays Brits for pommel horse gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double World Champion Krisztian Berki kept his cool under immense pressure to beat two British gymnasts to the Olympic gold in the men's pommel horse ... Read more...

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Study reveals that 10% of the Brits believe that David Cameron is an alien


June 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, might be an alien, according to one in ten Britons, as a survey carried out by the Daily Star has shown. ... Read more...

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Gays vote Adele as top pop artist


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Singer Adele has been named pop artist of the year by listeners of a gay radio station, Gaydar Radio here.The Grammy award-winning singer was crowned ... Read more...

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YouGov poll reveals that Britons are bored of Social Media


March 6th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the boom of social media networks during the last parts of the last decade of the century, the effects seems to be draining from some people. ... Read more...

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Indian doctors return from Pakistan with ‘lots of love’


February 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A group of doctors has returned to India after two successful liver transplants in Lahore, with "lots of love and lots of goodwill" from Pakistan.A ... Read more...

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Britons turn down free cash offer


February 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several Brits lost the chance to have their bus fares paid for them because they were too cynical. Thousands of Britons turned down free cash at some ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Emily Bunting & Leigh Van Bryan banned from US over a joke


January 31st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) What was meant to be a joke tweet landed two Brits in serious trouble. Leigh Van Bryan and girlfriend Emily Bunting were arrested and detained with ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

British men dream of ex-s, women of parents and kids


December 8th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) It seems suspecting wives are not always wrong while taking a bit 'too much' interest in their husbands' mood and longings. For a British study has ... Read more...

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Usher doesn’t care about awards


September 26th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Singer Usher says he doesn't care about awards and he just wants to be creative.The "OMG" hitmaker has sold more than 65 million albums and has ... Read more...

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Young Brits prefer Facebook for staying in touch


September 17th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) One-fifth of the British population aged 25 to 34 today prefers keeping in touch with friends and family online than via telephone, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Many Brits have no idea when they’ll retire


August 1st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A large number of working people in Britain may be simply sleep walking into retired life without realising when it's happening in their life, a survey ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

700,000 Britons now keep hens for eggs


August 1st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Around 700,000 people in Britain now keep hens in a bid to reduce their shopping bills by having eggs produced at home, new figures reveal.The figures ... Read more...

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Jessie J feels she is ‘unusual looking’


June 4th, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) British singer Jessie J has taken a long time to feel confident about her body, and feels she is unusual looking.The "Price Tag" hitmaker hates being ... Read more...

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British hotels are overpriced, says Lonely Planet


May 11th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Many hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions in Britain are "overpriced" and "lack quality", according to the Lonely Planet guide to Britain.However, the country may be a ... Read more...

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Skycanner survey reveals that the worst tourists are Brits


May 5th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent poll has named Brits as the ‘worst’ tourists with Russians named as the rudest in the world. The poll was carried out by Skyscanner. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

More Brits shun keeping ‘key under the mat’ tradition


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A survey has revealed that the tradition of leaving 'key under the mat' while being away from home has virtually disappeared in modern-day Britain.According to the figures released ... Read more...

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Halliwell wants ‘Spice Girls’ reunion at Olympics


April 28th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Singer Geri Halliwell wants the "Spice Girls" to reunite to perform at the opening ceremony of next year's Olympic Games in London.The singer, who quit ... Read more...

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Spice Girls could play at London Olympic opening ceremony


April 27th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 27 (ANI): Geri Halliwell a.k.a. Ginger Spice is backing plans for the Spice Girls to reunite next year, and added that they could play at London Olympic opening ceremony.She ... Read more...

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‘Kate Middleton as popular as Diana’ among Brits


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A new survey has found that Kate Middleton is just as popular as the late Princess Diana among Britons.A CBS News poll, conducted by YouGov in the ... Read more...

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4 in 10 Brits think getting drunk abroad is a British characteristic


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Twenty-eight percent of people in the UK believe that getting drunk abroad is a British attribute, a new survey has revealed.The Opinium Research, which surveyed 2,012 British adults, ... Read more...

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David Cameron in race row with Oxford University


April 12th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron was embroiled in a race rowwithOxfordUniversityon Monday after claiming that the institution admitted only one black student in 2009.He was accused of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Survey says that Britain pupils are bad losers


April 4th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A survey has found that British pupils are bad losers. It was found during the poll that about two-thirds of British pupils reacted in a bad way ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

More than half of Brits scared of DIY


March 27th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): DIY is avoided by more than half (53 per cent) of the households in Britain - because they are scared to tinker, according to a new survey.The survey ... Read more...

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Prince William’s ‘bachelor party set for this weekend’


March 26th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 26 (ANI): Prince William, who is set to marry fiance Kate Middleton on April 29, is having his bachelor party (or, as the Brits call it, the 'stag' party), ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hundreds of Britons still stuck in Libya


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British government estimate that hundreds of its citizens are still stuck in Libya. For almost half of the Brits still in Libya, it is a matter ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Most Brits believe military action in Libya too risky


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): Some 53 percent of Britons taking part in a ComRes poll, for ITV News, feel it would be unacceptable for British soldiers to die fighting against the Gaddafi ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit TV show wants eight housemates to live without clothes for 30 days


March 15th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): The producers of a show in Britain are looking to hire eight housemates to live together for 30 days with no clothes on.The 'Nak'd Truth' has already caused ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US, Brit spies puts 10 million pounds bounty on Gaddafi


March 6th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 6 (ANI): British and US spies are reportedly secretly trying to lure Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's closest bodyguards and aides with 10 million pounds so that they could hand over the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

25 percent of adult Brits have seen ghosts


March 4th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A record one out of four adult British people have had a ghostly encounter - up from seven per cent in the 1950s.A study shows that largest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK PM defends evacuation of Brits from Libya


February 24th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Doha (Qatar), Feb.24 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has defended the attempted evacuation of British nationals in Libya and attacked homophobia in football. Cameron insisted that getting Brits stranded in ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle tops overseas album sales chart for second year running


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A survey has suggested that Scottish singer Susan Boyle has topped the most successful album sale overseas by a UK artist for a second year running.The research by ... Read more...

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Adele Adkins beats Lady Gaga to top spot, matches Beatles record


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Following her scintillating performance at the Brit Awards last week, Adele Adkins has topped the UK charts after beating Lady Gaga to the No.1 slot with her latest ... Read more...

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3 out of 4 Brits are gambling addicts


February 16th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A survey has found that the number of gamblers in Britain has risen, with three out of four being gambling addicts.The survey by the Gambling Commission found 73 ... Read more...

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