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Seven held in Britain on terror funding charges


May 1st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Seven people were arrested Tuesday in Britain on suspicion of being involved in the funding of a terrorist organisation, a media report said.Six men and one ... Read more...

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British teens allowed to take birth control pills


April 27th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Pilot programmes are being launched across Britain where teenaged girls - as young as 13 - are being given contraceptive pills by pharmacies without a doctor's ... Read more...

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Paintball shot bursts British woman’s breast implants


August 25th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 26-year-old woman was struck in the worst possible place during a paintball game. The woman had breast implants and during the game, they ruptured when she ... Read more...

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London violence spirals, over 560 held (Fourth Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Hooded rioters looted shops, set buildings alight and clashed with the police as arson spread from London to other cities of Britain Tuesday. At least ... Read more...

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Woman leaps from burning building in the London riots


August 9th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in London escaped death when she jumped from her window on the first floor of an apartment. The woman has not yet been identified ... Read more...

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London riots escalate to other cities in Britain (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Incidents of rioting and arson, which were witnessed across London for two days, escalated to others parts of Britain on the third day.Fires have been ... Read more...

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British school bans hugs, handshakes


May 27th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) A school in Britain has reportedly banned students from hugging and shaking hands. Parents have termed the ban "extreme", "crazy" and "ludicrous".The school administration at the ... Read more...

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‘Oz teen accused of killing Indian-origin student waited till victim was ‘alone’ at home’


March 15th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar 15 (ANI): Australian Police have claimed that the teenager accused of murdering Indian-origin student, Tosha Thakkar, had waited to carry out the act till she was alone at home.The ... Read more...

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Oz teen denied bail for murdering Indian student


March 13th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): The Australian teenager charged with the murder of an Indian student last week has been formally refused bail in court this morning.Daniel Stani-Reginald appeared via videolink in ... Read more...

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Two Brit teachers suspended over alleged sex-romp film on school PC


February 21st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): A married teacher and his classroom assistant in Britain have been suspended after a colleague discovered an alleged sex-romp film of theirs on a school computer.The video featured ... Read more...

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Spot fixing scandal: Pakistani cricketers banned (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London/Karachi, Feb 5 (IANS) The International Cricket Council Saturday handed down suspensions to three Pakistan cricketers for their involvement in spot-fixing, sparking demands for the removal of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ... Read more...

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ICC bans Pakistani cricketers for spot-fixing


February 5th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) The International Cricket Council has handed down suspensions to three Pakistan cricketers for their involvement in spot-fixing.According to the Guardian, former skipper Salman Butt has been given a ... Read more...

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Kate Moss wants to set up modeling school


December 21st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Catwalk queen Kate Moss is considering setting up a modeling school.The supermodel is planning to take aspiring Mossites under her wing and teach them how to look good ... Read more...

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To know Kate Moss is to be entranced by her, says designer


October 12th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 12 (ANI): British fashion designer Luella Bartley has nothing but praise for supermodel Kate Moss, saying that to know her one has to be entranced by her.According to British magazine ... Read more...

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Pak Test fixer Majeed’s pal commits suicide over losses following spot-fixing scandal


October 4th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): The chairman of a football club caught up in the Pakistan match-fixing scandal, David Le Cluse, who was also a friend of Pakistan Test fixer Mazhar Majeed, has ... Read more...

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Thieves who taunted cops on YouTube jailed


September 6th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A gang of thieves in Britain, who made rap videos taunting policemen and then posted these on YouTube, has been caught and jailed. "Night Crawlers" gang led by ... Read more...

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Customs officials arrest UK bookie again over money launder charges


September 1st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.1 (ANI): British Customs officers have arrested cricket match fixer Mazher Majeed again on charges of being involved in a money laundering racket.According to The Sun, Customs are now looking into ... Read more...

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Kate Moss on Vogue’s cover for 30th time


August 6th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss, who has been modelling for over two decades, graced the cover of British magazine "Vogue" for the 30th time. Moss, 36, who made her cover ... Read more...

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World’s fattest man dies


July 8th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The world's fattest man, a Briton and weighing 387 kg, has died of heart attack at the age of 48 in Britain. David Hone, who weighed 387 kg, collapsed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

England shirts to be banned at World Cup pubs in UK


April 3rd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): England shirts could be banned at pubs screening live World Cup matches.Killjoy British cops have urged landlords to bar anyone wearing a Three Lions top, as they want ... Read more...

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Brit firemen struggle to lift obese man into ambulance


March 24th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): British firemen were said to have been left in a quandary when they tried to lift an obese man, who called them for help after falling ill trying ... Read more...

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UK bishop says traditional carols are ‘nonsense’


November 30th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): A leading bishop has tagged traditional carols as "nonsense" over their alleged inaccuracy.The Bishop of Croydon, the Rt Rev Nick Baines, in a new book published by the ... Read more...

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Blonde gold-digger jailed for conning lonely-hearts!


November 17th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): A blonde gold-digger was sent behind bars for 12 months after conning men out of cash through lonely hearts ads.Married Loraine Upritchard, of Croydon, South London, fooled men ... Read more...

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Teenager involved in bar orgy revealed


July 24th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): The teenager who had a drunken orgy with five cops at a London pub has finally been revealed.Alison Minards, 19, is at the centre of a police investigation ... Read more...

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Si, Tyber Cranstoun not willing to move aside for Jacko


June 19th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 19 (ANI): Busking duo Si and Tyber Cranstoun have revealed that they are in no way giving up their booked IndigO2 date to accommodate Michael Jackson's tour.The two, who ... Read more...

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Music fan finds sex photos in second-hand iPod bought in London


May 30th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): A second-hand iPod bought by a music fan in South London was found to contain raunchy pictures of its former owner's wife and lovers.It was from a ... Read more...

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Ex-England cricketer jailed for drug smuggling


May 20th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Former England Test cricketer Chris Lewis was Wednesday jailed for 13 years for smuggling more than 140,000 pounds worth of cocaine into Britain. The fast bowler was caught at ... Read more...

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Ex-Test ace Lewis ’shocked over cocaine-related detention


May 16th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Former England cricketer Chris Lewis told a court yesterday he was shocked when Customs officers told him he had cocaine in his bag.Lewis, 41, and pal Chad ... Read more...

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Lewis in court for smuggling cocaine


May 12th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Former England all-rounder Chris Lewis is being tried in a court here for allegedly smuggling 140,000 pound worth of cocaine into Britain inside his cricket bag. Jurors were told ... Read more...

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Ex-England cricketer Lewis ’smuggled 3kg of cocaine in fruit and veg tins’


May 12th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Former England cricketer Chris Lewis smuggled over three kilograms of pure cocaine into Britain in Caribbean fruit and vegetable tins that were crammed into his kit bag, a ... Read more...

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London taxi driver sent to jail for raping female passengers


April 21st, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (DPA) A London taxi driver who drugged and sexually assaulted at least a dozen of his female passengers was Tuesday given an indefinite jail sentence but will have to ... Read more...

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Is Kate Moss planning to write a cookbook?


April 6th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): After conquering the modelling world and storming the high street with her Topshop threads, Kate Moss is rustling up some recipes to tickle tastebuds, according to sources.The catwalk ... Read more...

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Taxi Beast feared to have preyed on 500 women passengers


March 16th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Detectives are fearing that John Worboys, the taxi driver who has been accused of raping his female passengers, could have a victim count of over 500 women.After ... Read more...

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Brit cabbie from hell may have raped 200 women


March 14th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): A 51-year-old cabbie, who has been dubbed Britains worst serial rapist, carried out vile attacks on 200 young women, it has emerged.John Worboys has been found guilty ... Read more...

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Stressed Kate Moss going to Thailand for Christmas break?


December 16th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): It looks like 2008 has been a hectic year for Kate Moss, for the stunner is feeling the strain at the moment and is embarking on a ... Read more...

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