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Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... Read more...

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Gay marriage: Churchgoers not to vote Tory in next polls


August 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six out of 10 Britons who attend church services regularly say they are less likely to vote for the Conservative party in the next ... Read more...

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Tories abandon Cameron, 81,000 quit party in seven years


July 8th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around one-third members of the Conservative Party have quit since British Prime Minister David Cameron became party leader. The party membership now stands at 177,000 ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wants to be economy minister in 2013


June 28th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has said he would like to be economy minister if his conservative party wins the elections in 2013. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Senior Conservative party councillor Gerry Forsbrey forced to apologise after using the ‘N-word’


June 8th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A veteran Tory politician, Gerry Forsbrey, has been forced to apologize after he made a racist remark during a council meeting held last week in Staines. ... Read more...

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British minister slams Pakistani men’s mentality


May 19th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A British minister has hit out at the "small minority" of Pakistani men who view white girls as "fair game" for sexual abuse.Baroness Warsi, who is ... Read more...

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British jobless to live with parents?


April 7th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Thousands of unemployed youth in Britain are claiming housing benefits through a loophole that the government is hoping to plug and compel them to return ... Read more...

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Canadian delegation shows interest in tie-up with Kerala


January 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) A Canadian delegation of law makers and businessmen Wednesday held a meeting with Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy and his senior cabinet colleagues here and expressed ... Read more...

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Just 17 incompetent teachers in Britain in 10 years


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Only 17 school teachers have been sacked for incompetence in Britain over the past 10 years, a minister has said.Since 2001, the General Teaching Council for ... Read more...

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British home secretary seeks Human Rights Act scrapped


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May wants the Human Rights Act should be scrapped as it is hindering the Home Office's efforts to deport terrorist suspects, ... Read more...

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Baroness Sayeeda Warsi visits Jamia Millia


September 20th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, the first Asian woman to serve in the British cabinet and co-chair of the Conservative Party, visited her alma mater Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Tory councillor Bob Frost suspended after racist comments on Facebook


August 19th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Frost, the Tory councillor who made racist remarks on his Facebook page about the rioters in London recently has been suspended. The 49-year-old who is also ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian MPs defeated in Canadian polls


May 4th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 4 (ANI) Indo-Canadian MPs, including Ujjal Dosanjh and Ruby Dhalla, have been defeated in Canadian federal election, which was held on Monday.Former Canadian Health Minister Dosanjh lost to Wai ... Read more...

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Tories clinch majority in Canada polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 3 (ANI): Canadians have handed the Conservative Party its long-coveted majority after a game-changing election that boosted the New Democrats to the Official Opposition, decimated the Bloc Québécois and humbled ... Read more...

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Wonderbra’s ‘Hello Boy’ billboard voted ‘most iconic ad image of all time’


April 5th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): It was a billboard that stunned a generation and sent millions of men veering off the roads.Now, 'Hello Boys' Wonderbra commercial that featured Eva Herzigova's rather wondrous cleavage ... Read more...

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Indian drama in Canadian polls: Delhi filmmaker alleges copyright violation


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 2 (IANS) Delhi-born Gemini Award-winning filmmaker Ali Kazimi has alleged that Canada's ruling Conservative Party has violated his copyrights by using an image from one of his ... Read more...

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Obama isn’t qualified to lead the country: former UN Ambassador John Bolton


March 27th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton has said that US President Barack Obama is not qualified enough to lead the country.Addressing a conference of conservative Republicans in ... Read more...

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Canada goes to polls May 2, House dissolved (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


March 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 26 (IANS) Canadians will go to the polls May 2 to elect a new government, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Saturday, a day after his minority government was ... Read more...

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Stephen Harper Government in Canada falls after no-confidence vote


March 26th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Mar.26 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government has fallen after a no confidence vote was passed in the country's parliament.Opposition parties accused the Conservative Government of failing to disclose the ... Read more...

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Canadian government toppled, country headed for fresh polls (Lead)


March 26th, 2011 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 26 (IANS) Opposition parties joined forces to topple the Canadian government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper Friday through a no-confidence motion. With the ouster of the minority government ... Read more...

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Brit Tory couple outraged at suspension over posting pictures with golliwog dolls on Facebook


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A Tory couple, who were considered prospective councillors, have resigned from the Conservative Party after being suspended for posting pictures of themselves holding golliwog dolls on Facebook.The ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew denies soliciting cash gift to ease ex-wife’s debts


March 14th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): A day after it emerged that a property magnate secretly helped pay off Prince Andrew's ex-wife's debts, the Duke of York has strongly denied soliciting any cash gift. ... Read more...

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‘Busy’ Darren Gough turns down Cameron’s request to stand as Conservative MP


February 10th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): Former England fast bowler Darren Gough has turned down British Prime Minister David Cameron's request to stand as a Conservative MP in Barnsley, a town in South Yorkshire, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin MP faces racist attack in Britain


February 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) An Indian-origin parliamentarian in Britain has faced a racist attack for opposing the cause of a convicted killer who is leading the campaign to give prisoners the right ... Read more...

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Georgia resumes mass eviction of refugees


January 21st, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by BNO News
TBILISI, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) -- Georgia on Thursday resumed the mass eviction of internally displaced persons (IDP) that settled in temporary shelters in Tbilisi, GHN news agency reported.Law enforcement agents began the ... Read more...

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Tory chief Baroness Warsi attacks ‘bigotry’ against Muslims


January 20th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): British Minister without Portfolio and Conservative Party chairman Baroness Warsi will on Thursday warn against trying to divide Muslims into 'moderates' and 'extremists', saying that it simply fosters ... Read more...

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UK parents face government ‘fees’ to break-up


January 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Under controversial plans to tackle family breakdown, parents who part ways face having to pay a 'fee' to the UK government to sort out their child maintenance arrangements.New ... Read more...

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Bill O’Reilly To Interview Barack Obama To Heat Up Super Bowl


January 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pre-game interviews has always been something that President Barack Obama traditionally indulged in. After sitting with Katie Couric on CBS last year and Matt Lauer of ... Read more...

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Abducted Mexican politician released after seven months


December 21st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) Former Mexican presidential candidate Diego Fernandez de Cevallos was released by his abductors after seven months in captivity, a media report said."He is in good health, he ... Read more...

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Sikh MP’s bill gets National Holocaust Monument for Canada


December 12th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 12 (IANS) A first-time Sikh member of the Canadian parliament has earned the rare distinction of getting his private member's bill to set up a National Holocaust Monument ... Read more...

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Water issue between Pak-India can assume ‘dangerous proportions’: Pak envoy to UK


November 17th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): India wants to control the flow of water to Pakistan, and this issue between the two nations can assume 'dangerous proportions', Pakistan's envoy to the United Kingdom has ... Read more...

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British deputy PM Clegg ‘plotted to ditch tuition fees pledge’


November 13th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was secretly plotting to ditch his pledge to axe tuition fee hike two months before the election, a media report said ... Read more...

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Labour benefited from electoral fraud ‘in Asian community’ in general elections: Baroness Warsi


October 1st, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1(ANI): Baroness Warsi, Britain's first female Muslim cabinet minister, has claimed that the Conservatives failed to win an overall majority at the general election because Labour stole three seats from ... Read more...

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British deputy PM visits flood-hit Pakistan


September 1st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Wednesday visited the flood-hit areas in Pakistan's Sindh province along with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.Around 1,600 people have ... Read more...

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British ministers escape protests in flood-hit Pakistan


August 19th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/London, Aug 19 (IANS) Two British cabinet ministers on a tour of flood-hit Pakistan were airlifted to safety after their convoy came under attack in an area ravaged by the ... Read more...

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