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Inquest into Russian spy’s death to begin in 2013


September 21st, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An inquest into the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who was allegedly poisoned to death in London in 2006, will open in 2013, ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani case: Opposing psychiatrists are partners


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Psychiatrists hired by the prosecution as well as the defence in the honeymoon murder case of Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani were business partners, The Sun reported.Michael ... Read more...

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British judge criticises police over leniency for French miscreants


July 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A British judge has criticised the police for their laziness as they preferred handing out on-the-spot fines to French youth following a violent assault because none ... Read more...

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Seven journalists charged over British phone hacking (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Seven senior journalists, including two former editors, have been charged in Britain with conspiring to intercept the voicemails of 600 victims, The Independent reported Tuesday.Rebekah ... Read more...

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British journalists to be charged over phone hacking


July 24th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eight people, including newspaper journalists, will be charged over phone hacking in Britain, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Rebekah Brooks, an ex-newspaper editor, will face two ... Read more...

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Family kills pregnant Pakistani woman in Britain


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A court in Birmingham held the husband, in-laws and a relative guilty of killing a six-month pregnant Pakistani woman as they believed she was possessed by ... Read more...

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Britain launches ‘instant justice’ for Olympics offenders


June 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) People who commit offences linked to the Olympics Games will be put in court within 24 hours under a "instant justice" initiated by the Crown Prosecution ... Read more...

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ICC backs Australia’s move to combat cheat in sport


January 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has supported proposals being made by the Australian government to establish a national framework of laws to combat cheating in sport. ... Read more...

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Terry facing criminal charges over alleged racial slurs


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) England football and Chelsea FC captain John Terry could face criminal charges after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) confirmed its intention to prosecute the centre-half over ... Read more...

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Four Britons charged with terrorism offences


November 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Four British men have been charged with raising funds for terror purposes and of travelling to Pakistan for terrorist training, a media report said Saturday.Khobaib Hussain, ... Read more...

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Subcontinent gambles $50 bn on cricket, London court told


October 6th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Jurors in a London Crown Court were told that cricket betting syndicates were controlled and orchestrated by "shadowy figures" based in Dubai, Mumbai, London and Karachi ... Read more...

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Policeman jailed over affair with a rape ‘victim’


August 6th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A policeman in Britain has been sentenced to prison for three years for having an affair with an alleged rape victim while investigating her case and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brit special forces goes undercover to asses Mumbai-style attack during 2012 Olympics


April 10th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): British Army's special forces undercover soldiers are scouting major shopping centres in London to assess the capital's vulnerability to a Mumbai-style attack during the 2012 Olympics.A terror attack ... Read more...

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Cyber stalking now more common than face-to-face harassment


April 9th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 09 (ANI): A new study by Echo (Electronic Communication Harassment Observation) at Bedford University has concluded that cyberstalking is now more common than face-to-face harassment with many victims finding themselves ... Read more...

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Disgraced Pakistani trio to apply for legal aid to fund their defence in UK court


March 17th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17(ANI): Disgraced Pakistani cricketers- Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif- are expected to apply for legal aid to defend themselves against criminal charges slapped by British prosecutors.The trio, ... Read more...

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Butt to attend March 17 corruption-linked hearing in London


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 2(ANI): Disgraced Pakistan cricketer Salman Butt has said he will attend the hearing of the criminal charges brought against him at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on March ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi BA computer engineer convicted on terror charges


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 29 (ANI): Woolwich Crown Court has convicted Rajib Karim, an Asian-origin British Airways computer engineer who had plotted to blow up a plane, of four terror charges, including sharing information ... Read more...

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England cricketers may be re-interviewed over Pak tainted trio case


February 14th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14(ANI): England's Test cricketers may be re-interviewed by London's Metropolitan Police Service as the Crown Prosecution Services prepares its case against former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, and fast bowlers Mohammad ... Read more...

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ICC’s findings on Pakistani cricketers available outside Britain only


February 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 10 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) released its findings of the investigation into corruption involving three Pakistan players, but these were not made available in Britain. The ... Read more...

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ICC publishes ‘redacted version’ of spot-fixing case judgement against tainted trio


February 10th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 10(ANI): The International Cricket Council has published a 'redacted version' of the Anti-Corruption Tribunal's 'full written determination' into the spot-fixing case against Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Salman Butt to “challenge every charge” levelled by ICC, UK Crown Prosecution


February 9th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): Disgraced Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has said he will "challenge every charge" levelled against him by British prosecutors as well as the Anti-Corruption Tribunal appointed by the International Cricket ... Read more...

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Salman Butt, Asif will have to ‘confess to prevent longer ban sanctions’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): Tainted Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif will have to sign full confessions to avoid the suspended part of their sentences being enforced in the spot-fixing case, which ... Read more...

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ICC ban on seedy and greedy Pak trio crucial for cricket to restore its integrity: Roebuck


February 7th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 7(ANI): The three Pakistan cricketers who have been banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) over spot-fixing charges were seedy and greedy, and would not be missed by the world, ... Read more...

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Pak cricket fraternity in shock over corruption charges against tainted Pak trio


February 5th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 5(ANI): The three Pakistani players implicated in the spot-fixing scandal have sent more shock-waves to Pakistan's cricket community after British prosecutors "authorised" the slapping of charges of corruption as well ... Read more...

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Tainted Pak trio face up to ‘nine years in jail’ if found guilty


February 5th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5(ANI): The three Pakistani players implicated in the spot-fixing scandal face up to nine years in jail after British prosecutors "authorised" the slapping of corruption charges against them as well ... Read more...

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UK Crown Prosecution slaps tainted Pak trio with “corruption and cheating charges”


February 4th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4(ANI): British prosecutors have "authorised charges of conspiracy to obtain and accept corrupt payments, and also conspiracy to cheat" against the three Pakistani players implicated in the spot-fixing scandal as ... Read more...

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Football legend Paul Gascoigne to sue News of the World over phone hacking claims


January 16th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Ex-England footballer Paul Gascoigne has joined a list of celebrities who will sue the News of the World tabloid for allegedly hacking his phone.His solicitor, Gerald Shamash, ... Read more...

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Police set to reopen News of the World phone hacking case


January 7th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): It has emerged that an investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World is likely to open after the suspension of a senior journalist at ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s pal questioned over ’shooting illegal immigrants’ joke


January 1st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Kate Middleton's friend was called in for questioning after she joked about 'shooting illegal immigrants' on Facebook.Events organiser Emma Sayle, who became friends with Kate after persuading ... Read more...

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Controlling spot-fixing “almost impossible” for PCB, ICC: Ijaz Butt


December 31st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 31 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt believes it is impossible to completely eradicate spot-fixing, not only for the board but also for the International Cricket Council (ICC)."To control ... Read more...

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Indian origin man charged with Britain terror plot


December 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Nine people, including a man of Indian origin, have been charged with conspiracy to cause explosions and plotting terror attacks in Britain, a media report said Monday.The suspects, ... Read more...

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UK peer tells lawmakers that significant terror plot foiled by 12 arrests


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Lord Carlile, the independent reviewer of counter-terrorism powers in Britain, has told the country's lawmakers that a significant terror plot in four cities was stopped with the arrest ... Read more...

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Butt wants ICC hearing ‘put off’ to allow him to deal with possible criminal proceedings


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 22 (ANI): Suspended Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has said that he has asked the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption tribunal to put off next month's hearing so that he can ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UK watchdog launches probe into vital messages missing en route to India


December 19th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), Britain's privacy watchdog, has launched an investigation into claims that vital emails between senior executives and journalists on the News of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wikileaks founder Assange appeals for his release in UK


December 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): 'Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in the London for sexually assaulting two women during his stay in Sweden, has reportedly appealed to the Westminster magistrates court ... Read more...

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