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Side of Egremont house falls into River Ehen


August 29th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Crumbia, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A house was damaged at one side which fell into the river located just beside the house. This incident took place at Egremont in Cumbria ... Read more...

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Pakistani girl killed to protect ‘family honour’


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 17-year-old Pakistani girl was murdered by her parents and her body dumped into a river after her westernised lifestyle brought shame on her strict Muslim ... Read more...

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Anupam shocked on censor cut in ‘Mr.Bhatti On Chutti’


April 17th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher is "shocked" after reading reports that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has asked producers of his next film ... Read more...

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World’s biggest offshore windfarm opens in Britain


February 10th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) The world's largest offshore windfarm opened off the coast of Cumbria in Britain Thursday.With 102 turbines and a total capacity of 367.2 MW, the windfarm could ... Read more...

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Teen dies climbing Britain’s highest peak


January 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) A 19-year-old has died trying to climb Britain's highest mountain Scafell Pike in snowy conditions, police said.The teenager -- whose name and nationality were not disclosed ... Read more...

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Nine-year-old caught drunk driving


May 15th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) A nine-year-old boy was held for drunk driving in Britain, a media report said.The Sunday Sun reported that the boy, too young to be prosecuted for ... Read more...

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British police arrest terror suspects near n-plant


May 4th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/London, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police arrested five men suspected to be terrorists near the Sellafield nuclear power plant in northwest Britain, police said Tuesday.The men, of Bangladeshi origin and ... Read more...

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UK Koran burner jailed for 70 days


April 19th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Andrew Ryan, a former British squaddie who had burnt the Koran after seeing Muslims set fire to poppies, has been jailed for 70 days.Thirty-two-year-old Ryan was outraged ... Read more...

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Laurel’s childhood home to be sold


March 21st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) The childhood home of Stan Laurel - of the legendary Hollywood comedy duo Laurel and Hardy - will be auctioned this month.Bids for the house in ... Read more...

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Comic Stan Laurel’s childhood home up for grabs


March 21st, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): The home where comic Stan Laurel once lived will be auctioned later this month.The two-bedroom property in Bishop Auckland where Laurel, one half of duo Laurel and Hardy, ... Read more...

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Loch Ness monster seen in British lake?


February 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) The legendary Loch Ness monster -- a dinosaur-like creature with a cluster of humps on its back -- has reportedly been seen in a lake in Britain.The terrifying ... Read more...

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HMS Ambush: Biggest ever nuclear submarine in the UK Navy


December 15th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United Kingdom Navy has announced that it is set to launch its biggest nuclear submarine ever.The submarine is dubbed HMS Ambush. It is a massive 291 ... Read more...

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World’s hottest chilli is ‘hot enough to strip paint’


October 21st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, 0ct 21 (ANI): Brit growers continue to hold the record for the world's hottest chilli for the third time in a year.The new record holder is the Naga Viper chilli from ... Read more...

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Error over Stan Laurel’s birthplace leaves Durham tourism deptt red-faced


October 1st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): An error involving the birthplace of late comic actor Stan Laurel, of the Laurel and Hardy series, has left the tourism department in Durham red-faced.Visit County Durham had ... Read more...

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‘Ghost’ in UK pub ‘freaks out’ owner


September 15th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): A man was left shocked when he spotted a 'ghost' in the CCTV footage of his UK bar.The 'ghost' appeared at 18 minutes past midnight in the Wolfe ... Read more...

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Scottish boss orders staff to vote daughter Miss England


August 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Staff at a Scots knitwear chain have been ordered by their boss to vote for his daughter so she can be crowned Miss England.Edinburgh Woollen Mill boss Philip ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s cannibal-style murder act irks Brit fans


June 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Lady Gaga has come under fire from Brit fans for mimicking a cannibal-style murder in her latest stage performance.The singer, 24, pretended to be killed and eaten in ... Read more...

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Britain shooting leaves 13 dead, 25 injured (Second Lead)


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (DPA) Twelve people were killed and 25 wounded by a lone gunman in Britain Wednesday in a shooting spree described by the police as a "terrifying and horrific ... Read more...

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Anupam gives sneak peek of ‘Mr Bhatti on Chutti’ on Twitter


May 13th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) After young star Imran Khan, seasoned actor Anupam Kher has unveiled the first look of his new film "Mr Bhatti On Chutti" on the micro-blogging site ... Read more...

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Driver fined for reversing car into his own driveway!


April 28th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): A man, who reversed his car into his own driveway, will now have to pay a fine for the 'offence'.Maxwell Cannon, 25, was served a 60pound fixed penalty ... Read more...

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Brit woman finds six eggs in box with double yolks!


February 2nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A British woman is said to have been left stunned when she found all six eggs in a box had double yolks.Fiona Exon, of Penrith, Cumbria, had bought ... Read more...

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Brit woman marries again after losing 10 stone for perfect wedding pics!


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A Brit woman, who shed 10 stone from her 21 stone weight, has decided to get married again so she can have the perfect wedding pictures.Amie Meloy, 28, ... Read more...

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Youngest person to climb all 214 hills in Lake District is just 5yrs old


April 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): The youngest person to climb all 214 peaks in Alfred Wainwright's Lake District guides is just five years old.Little boy Robin Regan started climbing up the fells ... Read more...

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First James Bond museum opens Sunday


April 5th, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) The world's first James Bond museum, showcasing several gadgets and vehicles from the popular Bond films, will open to public Sunday. According to mirror.co.uk, the new 007 atraction is ... Read more...

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McCartney’’s ”Eleanor Rigby” may have been Liverpool scullery maid


November 12th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney may have unknowingly revealed that the women who inspired The Beatles'' 1966 hit ''Eleanor Rigby'' actually existed. For about 42 years, music fans have been ... Read more...

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The man who was labeled a criminal for overfilling his bin!


April 22nd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 22(ANI): All he did was overfilling his bin, and now Brit Gareth Wilson-Corkhill has been fined with a 225 pounds bills and been branded a criminal.Wilson-Corkhill, of Whitehaven, Cumbria, ... Read more...

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Movies are best watched in well-lit rooms


April 4th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Think twice before catching up the latest movie in a cinema hall for a new study has found that films are best watched in well-lit rooms.According to ... Read more...

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West wooing Bollywood like never before


March 18th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Bollywood spells big money these days. The Western world's perception of the Hindi film industry has changed completely over the past decade. Today it recognises the ... Read more...

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