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Witches set world record for largest gathering


August 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) A total of 482 people wearing black pointed hats, black cloaks and carrying a broom have set a new world record for the biggest group of ... Read more...

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Flintoff’s ’six-fingered dingles’ jibe angers disability campaigners


April 15th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 15 (ANI): Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has created an online storm with his derogatory "six-fingered" comments aimed at Burnley's townsfolk.Now, disability campaigners are demanding that he apologise for ... Read more...

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Flintoff ’six finger’ tweet attracts Burnley fury


April 14th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 14 (ANI): Freddie Flintoff sparked fury on Twitter when he mocked people in Burnley by accusing them of having six fingers.The former England cricketer's jibe came as he tweeted ... Read more...

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Will mums-to-be learn to hypnotize themselves to cut labour pain?


February 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A trial study in England will teach expectant mothers to hypnotize themselves before giving birth as an alternative to painkillers.They will learn to put themselves in a trance-like ... Read more...

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4 out of 5 applicants for new sickness benefit in UK are ‘fit to work’


October 27th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Tests have revealed that 78 pc of Brits who applied for a new sick benefit were fit to work.About 824,000 have put in for Employment and Support Allowance ... Read more...

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Moderate Muslims slam Brit Islamic schools for forcing girl students to wear burka


October 3rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Hundreds of girls are reportedly being forced by Islamic schools in Britain to wear the veil in a move, which has been heavily criticised by the mainstream Muslims.Three ... Read more...

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I won’t torture myself over Man U’s failure: Ferguson


May 5th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Manchester United's failure to lift the Premier League title will not agonise boss Alex Ferguson over where he went wrong.Speaking at the club's annual awards last night, ... Read more...

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Viera says he will lead Man City to top four


April 6th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Manchester City ace Patrick Vieira has said that he can respond to the challenge set down by boss Roberto Mancini and lead his club to the top ... Read more...

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British fugitive Kaushal dies in Goa


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) Briton Ajay Kaushal, fleeing a 15-year sentence for assault and kidnapping in Britain, died mysteriously while being ferried from a jail here Monday night, an official said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Arsenal to risk playing Fabregas to keep Euro dream alive


March 8th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London. Mar 8 (ANI): To keep Arsenal's Euro dream alive, manager Arsene Wenger is ready to risk playing skipper Cesc Fabregas.The Gunners skipper limped off in the 3-1 win against Burnley ... Read more...

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Chelsea owner Abramovich backs scandal-hit Terry


February 1st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1(ANI): Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has given his backing to skipper John Terry after he was accused of having an extra-marital affair with the former partner of his international ... Read more...

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Chelsea edge past Burnley to extend lead


January 31st, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (DPA) Chelsea captain John Terry shrugged off his off-field problems to head the winning goal as Chelsea edged past Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor Saturday to extend their ... Read more...

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Chelsea coach Ancelotti hails magic Lamps after Birmingham win


January 28th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.28 (ANI): Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti has described Frank Lampard as the world's best midfielder."His two goals (against Birmingham) showed he is the best running midfielder in the world. He ... Read more...

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Ferguson excited about new striker Diouf


January 17th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said he is excited about the potential of new striker Mame Biram Diouf.The Senegalese striker got off the mark on his ... Read more...

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Wenger hopes Fabregas’ hamstring injury won’t be long term


December 18th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is hopeful that skipper Cesc Fabregas' hamstring injury scan results won't indicate any 'long-term' problem.Fabregas limped off in Wednesday night's 1-1 draw with ... Read more...

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Wenger admits he needs to do anger management as well


December 16th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted that the stress of management has left him feeling like a volcano, which erupted on Sunday when his team performed poorly ... Read more...

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Hughes’ future to be decided after borrowed time gets over


November 29th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 29 (ANI): Manchester City manager Mark Hughes is currently on borrowed time after chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak witnessed yet another poor show by the club.Manchester City's 1-1 draw ... Read more...

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Imperious Arsenal go second; Spurs into top four


November 8th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (DPA) Arsenal moved up to second in the English Premier League after a thumping 4-1 win at lowly Wolverhampton Wanderers. Two own goals and good finishes from Cesc ... Read more...

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NRI fugitive takes angry swipes at photo journalists in Goa


October 28th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 28 (IANS) Ajay Kaushal, 50, the Britain-based NRI who was arrested in Goa, lashed out at media photographers twice within 24 days, once even yanking at a lensman's shirt, while ... Read more...

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MJ’s face appears in pregnant Brit women’s baby’s ultrasound scan


October 8th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 08 (ANI): A pregnant woman was startled to see the ultrasound scan of her baby, as she believed it contained the image of late singer Michael Jackson.Abbie Drinkwater from ... Read more...

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Liverpool title challenge still on, says Rafa Benitez


October 5th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.5 (ANI): Liverpool's Premier League title challenge is not over, said team coach Rafa Benitez in spite of the 2-0 loss to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.Liverpool have already suffered defeats ... Read more...

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Redknapp calls for ’sicko’ racist abusers to be put behind bars


September 26th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26(ANI): Ahead of the Premier League game between Tottenham and Burnley on Saturday, Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has said that fans who hurl abuses at players and those who are ... Read more...

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Ferguson backs Owen, Berbatov


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has defended his strikers Michael Owen and Dimitar Berbatov, who have failed to score so far for the reigning Premier League champions ... Read more...

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Burnley’s win was written in stars, says Ferguson


August 20th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson saw Burnley defeating The Red Devils for the first time in 41 years, but he feels that the win was written in ... Read more...

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United crash at Burnley while Liverpool find feet


August 20th, 2009 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (DPA) Manchester United slumped to a shock 1-0 defeat Wednesday at newly promoted Burnley, while Liverpool got their season back on track with a 4-0 victory over Stoke ... Read more...

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Average footie fan clocks up 800hrs a year following football!


August 5th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): An average football fan racks up nearly 800 hours a year following their beloved team, a survey has revealed.Fans of newly-promoted Burnley are the most committed in the ... Read more...

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Manchester United to face Swansea or Fulham in FA Cup


February 16th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (DPA) After Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final draw, Manchester United know that their hunt for an unprecedented quintuple will take them to either Swansea City or Fulham.United brushed aside Derby ... Read more...

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Nine arrested in Britain on terrorism charges


February 14th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Nine men have been arrested for planning to commit terrorist offences abroad, British police said Saturday, adding that six of them were released without charge.They were arrested Friday ... Read more...

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Leeds United is Brits Most Hated Club in soccer!


August 10th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Footie fans all over Britain are united over one thing they all hate Leeds United, according to a poll.The League One side topped a poll of ... Read more...

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Pressure to look sexy driving under-14s to stress, anxiety


July 14th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): A new study has shown that under-14s believe that the influence of magazines, websites and friends telling them to look and act sexually is making them unhappy, ... Read more...

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Pub bans flat caps over security risk


June 22nd, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Club restrictions certainly went to head, when an 81-year-old man was ordered to remove his flat cap in a pub, just because it posed a security risk.Harvey ... Read more...

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All-white or all-Asian schools should be avoided: British report


February 16th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 16 (IANS) Schools with overwhelmingly white or Asian children are likely to be breeding grounds for extremism and damage community relations in Britain, says a new government-sponsored ... Read more...

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