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Infosys to train British youth in software skills


May 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Global consulting and technology major Infosys will develop software skills in Britain to qualify about 100 youth for suitable jobs, the IT bellwether said Wednesday.The $7 ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew to visit destitute home in Kolkata


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Prince Andrew, son of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, is Thursday scheduled to visit a home for rescued, trafficked and orphaned girls and children of AIDS victims ... Read more...

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Britain’s Prince Andrew to visit Kohima May 1


April 25th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, April 25 (IANS) Britain's Prince Andrew will May 1 visit Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, an official said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Princess Beatrice runs race


April 1st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Britain's Princess Beatrice was among 5,000 runners who took part in an exhibition race at a new Olympic Stadium in London.The 23-year-old Beatrice first fired the ... Read more...

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Production house under fire for naming ugly sisters as ‘Beatrice and Eugenie’


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A production house has come under fire in the United Kingdom for naming two ugly sisters as Beatrice and Eugenie. In a Cinderella production playing at the ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth greets UAE on national day


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 1 (IANS/WAM) Queen Elizabeth II has greeted UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the country's 40th National Day that falls Dec 2.Prince Andrew, the ... Read more...

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UAE-Britain relations important: Prince Andrew


November 25th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 24 (IANS/WAM) The relationship between Britain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is "extremely important", said visiting Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, Thursday.Speaking at a garden ... Read more...

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Hat worn at British royal wedding on sale


May 12th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) An unusual hat worn by Britain's Princess Beatrice to the wedding of her cousin Prince William is being put up for auction at online shopping ... Read more...

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The Duchess of Cornwall is ‘8th lowest royal’


April 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Princess Eugenie has topped the list of lowest ranking royals, a survey found.While King Henry VIII has been voted fourth and The Duchess of Cornwall has been ranked ... Read more...

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Royal Family drawn into phone-hacking scandal


April 10th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Prince Andrew's daughters are among the latest high-profile figures to have been pulled into the News International phone-hacking affair.Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice are suspected targets of the media ... 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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Prince Andrew engulfed in new ‘cash-for-favours’ row


March 13th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): It looks like fresh trouble is brewing for Prince Andrew - he has been engulfed in a new 'cash-for-favours' row.It has emerged that the Duke of York used ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew’s ‘close friendship’ with brutal billionaire dictator revealed


March 9th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Prince Andrew has been revealed to have developed a 'close friendship' with a former Soviet republic dictatorial leader, who has been accused of torturing protesters.Andrew, 51, is said ... Read more...

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Pressure mounting on Prince Andrew to quit globetrotting role


March 7th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, March 07 (ANI): Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, who is a special representative for UK Trade and Investment, is under great pressure to quit or face a humiliating reduction of ... Read more...

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‘Paedophile’s pal’ Prince Andrew ‘won’t quit trade emissary role’


March 6th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Prince Andrew has reportedly promised not to quit his role as the UK's special representative for international trade and investment despite a week of damaging revelations concerning his ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew vows to end friendship with billionaire child sex offender


March 5th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Prince Andrew has vowed to cut his controversial links with billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.The Duke of York has finally admitted that meeting the disgraced billionaire recently was 'unwise'.He ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew ‘made regular phone calls to paedophile Jeffrey Epstein’


March 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Prince Andrew has landed in further trouble over his friendship with a child sex offender after a witness described how the two were in contact every week.The Duke ... Read more...

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85-yr-old letter reveals the man who cured King George’s stammer


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): A letter, almost 85 years old, has revealed how King George VI came to meet the man who cured his stammer.The monarch was treated by unconventional speech ­therapist ... Read more...

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Sarah Brown reveals embarrassing royal faux pas in memoir


February 21st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Sarah Brown, the wife of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has revealed details of her life in the spotlight, including an embarrassing royal faux pas, in ... Read more...

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Duchess of York not invited to William’s wedding


February 19th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York and ex-wife of Britain's Prince Andrew, has not been invited to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.Prince Andrew and ... Read more...

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Diana’s friend Sarah not invited to Wills-Kate wedding


February 19th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Sarah, Duchess of York, who was late Princess Diana's friend, has not been invited to Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.Sarah, one former member of the Royal ... Read more...

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Britain advised Libya on Lockerbie bomber’s release: WikiLeaks


February 1st, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) British government ministers secretly advised Libya on securing the successful early release of the Lockerbie bomber from a Scottish prison, according to the US documents released by ... Read more...

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Britain secretly advised Libyan govt. on how to secure Lockerbie bomber’s release: Wikileaks


February 1st, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that British ministers had secretly suggested ways to the Libyan government for the early and ... Read more...

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Unseen portraits of Queen, Princess Margaret to go on public display for first time


December 30th, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Unseen and cherished childhood portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Princess Margaret to go on public display for the first time in an exhibition celebrating the ... Read more...

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Unseen childhood portraits of the Queen to go on display next year


December 29th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Previously unseen childhood portraits of the Queen and the late Princess Margaret from the late Queen Elizabeth's personal collection are to go on public display for the first ... Read more...

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Dubai fest expeccted ‘The King’s Speech’ Golden Globe citing


December 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) organisers were so sure about British actor Colin Firth's film "The King's Speech" sweeping the Golden Globe nominations that ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ rules at Golden Globe nominations (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 14 (IANS) Colin Firth starrer British royal drama "The King's Speech" earned seven Golden Globe nominations Tuesday to lead the race for Hollywood's second most prestigious annual movie ... Read more...

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Colin Firth honoured with Variety’s International Star award


December 13th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Renowned British actor Colin Firth has been honoured with the International Star of the Year award by Variety magazine at the 7th edition of Dubai International ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ opens Dubai film fest, Firth feels honoured


December 13th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Colin Firth starrer "The King's Speech" opened the 7th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) here and renowned British actor says he is humbled ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew’s expletive-ridden rant against British anti-fraud officers exposed


November 30th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.30 (ANI): Prince Andrew's expletive-ridden rant against British anti-fraud officers has been exposed.According to the Daily Mail, the 'cocky' and 'rude' Duke of York railed against Britain's Serious Fraud Office and ... Read more...

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‘Bloody’ Battle of Towton is ‘first proven gunfight in Brit history’


November 26th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A new archaeological find has revealed that the bloodiest battle ever fought on the English soil is the first proven gun battle in British history.The Battle of Towton ... Read more...

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Queen goes shoeless to tour Abu Dhabi mosque


November 25th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visited a mosque in Abu Dhabi dressed in an Islamic-style headscarf and in stockinged feet, a media report said Thursday.The Queen is on ... Read more...

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Queen’s granddaughter declares she’s single and available on Facebook


September 25th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): The younger daughter of the Duke of York and the Queen's granddaughter, who is sixth in line to the throne, has never been a traditional princess.Princess Eugenie ... Read more...

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Famous British school recreated in China


September 13th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A famous British school that was founded some 150 years ago has been recreated in a Chinese city, it was reported here. Wellington College International has been constructed in ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew’s marital home bought with laundered money from Kazakh scam?


September 6th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): An exiled multi-millionaire, Mukhtar Ablyazov, has alleged that the Duke of York, Prince Andrew's former home was bought for 15 million pounds using laundered money.He reportedly claimed that ... Read more...

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