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Pilot killed in mid-air collision in Britain (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) A pilot was killed and two others suffered injuries after two light aircraft collided in Britain Sunday, a media report said.The accident occurred at about 2 ... Read more...

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Tea-loving Britons now favour coffee


August 18th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Once known for their strong liking for tea, Britons seem to have developed a special fondness for coffee -- their average expenditure on coffee has begun ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s bro set to tie the knot


February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Princess Diana's brother, Charles Spencer, has announced that he is engaged to Canadian philanthropist Karen Gordon.Spencer will be tying the knot at his ancestral home in Althorp, ... Read more...

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It’s official: It was the coldest December in Britain in 120 years


January 1st, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Last December was the coldest in Britain in more than 120 years, say officials. The benchmark Central England Temperature plunged to an average of -0.6 degrees Celsius over ... Read more...

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Papal Visit in the UK Expected to Draw Smaller Crowds Than Anticipated


September 15th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to Britain is going to draw smaller crowds ... Read more...

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Smaller Crowds Anticipated For Papal Visit To UK Say The Organizers


September 15th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Smaller crowds are anticipated at the events marking the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Britain. The head of the Roman Catholic Church in ... Read more...

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Yasir Hameed is about 30 or 31, but mentally is 15 or 16: Afridi


September 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): Pakistan ODI and Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi has said that Yasir Hameed has the mind of a teenager despite being 30-31 years of age, after the opener allegedly ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing: PCB chief Ijaz Butt cancels Cardiff trip after fresh disclosures


September 6th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt cancelled his scheduled visit to Cardiff for the two Twenty20 matches against England following more revelations about the 'spot-fixing' scam looming over ... Read more...

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PCB, Pak High Commission, team management call emergency meet


September 5th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Pakistan's High Commissioner to the UK, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, and members of team management have reportedly called an emergency meeting in London following fresh ... Read more...

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Pak batsman Hameed denies accusing teammates of match fixing


September 5th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.5 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Yasir Hameed has denied reports of having told an undercover journalist that his teammates were corrupt and had constantly fixed games.British tabloid News of The World reported ... Read more...

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Swann’s court appearance will not impact his game against Pak: Strauss


August 18th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 18 (ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss hopes that Graeme Swann's court appearance in a drink driving case will have no negative impact on the off-spinner's performance in the third Test ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s Family Treasures To Go On Auction


April 3rd, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The family of late Princess Diana is contemplating selling off family treasures with the aim of raising money to tune of 30 million pounds, according ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s ancestral home’s artworks to be auctioned


March 31st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christie’s auction house has confirmed that they are going to put some artworks from the ancestral house of Princess Diana on auction. They said that they ... Read more...

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Kate Moss moving to Paris


December 16th, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) British supermodel Kate Moss is planning to move to Paris and has put down a deposit on a 20 million pounds apartment in the French capital. The ... Read more...

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Tytler’s London visit aborted by arrest threat? (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 6 (IANS) Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was dropped from the Indian delegation for the launch of the Commonwealth Games baton relay in London last week, Sikh groups ... Read more...

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‘Jagdish Tytler’s UK visit blocked over 1984 Sikh massacre’


November 6th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 6 (IANS) Former minister Jagdish Tytler was dropped from the Indian delegation for the launch of the Commonwealth Games baton relay in London last week, Sikh groups ... Read more...

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British MP demands to meet Ratan Tata over ‘bad judgement’


September 27th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A British MP Sunday called for a meeting with Ratan Tata, chairman of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) owners Tata Motors, over the company's decision to close a factory ... Read more...

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Jaguar Land Rover to close British plant; no compulsory redundancies


September 24th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover Thursday announced plans to close one of its factories in Britain but said there will be no compulsory redundancies. The company said it will ... Read more...

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Vicki Cruse: Veteran Pilot Killed In Crash


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey In an extremely tragic incident that occurred on Saturday, Vicki Cruse, the aerobatic pilot from Santa Paula, who was competing for the US national team at an international competition ... Read more...

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Sikh kabaddi player murdered in Britain, nine arrested


August 6th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Nine Indian-origin people, including a teenage woman, have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 47-year-old Sikh kabaddi player in west-central England, local police said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Tata offers unique scheme to Jaguar Land Rover workers


November 22nd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Three hundred workers at Jaguar and Land Rover factories in Britain have signed up to stay off work, taking advantage of an innovative scheme offered by owners Tata, ... Read more...

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Prince Charles repays 350-year-old family debt!


June 11th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 11 (ANI): Prince Charles has repaid a debt the British Royal family incurred more than 350 years ago.He paid over 453 pounds and 15 pence, which King Charles II ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley hates stink, noise from neighbouring pig farm


January 17th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 17 (ANI): Sir Ben Kingsley does not like the cacophony of animal sounds and the stink coming from a pig farm in his neighbourhood.The Oscar-winning actor lives just next ... Read more...

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