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Actor Rock fought with thieves on movie set


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson aka Rock reportedly had a one-on-one fight with burglars on the sets of his upcoming film "The Fast And Furious 6".The former wrestler ... Read more...

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Florence Welch to take year off


August 27th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Singer Florence Welch plans to take her own sweet time with her next record and wants to first take a year off from public eye."There's a ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt turns DJ to celebrate his world record


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest star of the London Olympic Games celebrated his world record win by turning into a DJ and spinning some records. The Jamaican athlete who has ... Read more...

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Massive fire in London ahead of Olympic closing ceremony


August 13th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A blaze described as the biggest to have happened in London in several years broke out Sunday, and more than 200 firefighters had to battle it ... Read more...

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Olympics: Heartbreak for Liu and Idowu in Tuesday’s qualification


August 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) There were two major surprises Tuesday on the athletics track as China's 110 metres hurdler Liu Xiang and British triple-jump hope Phillips Idowu both failed to ... Read more...

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Thousands of skeletons found in London pit


August 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of skeletons found in a mass grave in London were of people who died due to climatic changes after a 13th century volcanic eruption, according ... Read more...

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British woman sues deo firm after suffering burns


August 5th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A 34-year-old British woman is taking legal action after an anti-perspirant deodorant left her with a burnt skin.Stacey Robinson, of Shoreditch, east London, suffered agonising stinging ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pryce retains 100m crown to make history (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce handed the Caribbean its first success of the London Games and became the first woman in 16 years to defend an Olympics 100 metres ... Read more...

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Whitney Port loves British fashion


August 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) American model-actress Whitney Port says she is in "awe" of British fashion, especially the clothes London girls wear.The former "Hills" star, who has her own fashion ... Read more...

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London mayor left hanging in mid-air


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Mayor of London Boris Johnson got stuck on a zip wire and dangled in mid-air during a promotional event for the Olympics, prompting roars of ... Read more...

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To be part of it: the Olympics in a British way


July 26th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) In a purple and red uniform, gray-haired Alan Farmer was warm-hearted and helpful as an Olympic volunteer."How can I help," he would ask the journalists smilingly ... Read more...

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Beckham to be part of opening ceremony


July 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been given a role in Friday's London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.The 37-year-old Beckham would not disclose any details of ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda suspect breaches Olympic area ban five times


July 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A 24-year-old Somali-origin man, a "potential suicide bomber" and suspected member of the Al Qaeda, defied a court order to travel near the Olympic Park ... Read more...

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Six held in London anti-terror operation


July 5th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Six people, one of them a woman, suspected to be involved in terrorism offences were Thursday arrested in London in a "significant" operation led by British ... Read more...

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Indian artist’s house in London occupied by protesters


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A house in London owned by Indian-origin artist Anish Kapoor, who designed the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower for the Olympics, was Friday occupied by a group ... Read more...

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London firm faked sniffer dog searches at Olympic Park


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A security firm in London said it conducted hundreds of searches for explosives by sniffer dogs at the Olympic Park, but those operations were never carried ... Read more...

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British prison officer shared ‘love’ with 7 inmates


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Police in Britain have seized a number of sexually charged love letters from a woman prison officer's house, written to her by dangerous inmates. She had ... Read more...

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Man decapitated ex-lover’s pet to scare her


May 15th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) In a bid to terrify his ex-girlfriend, a furious man in Britain decapitated her pet rodent with a machete, a court heard.The jurors at the Snaresbrook ... Read more...

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Muslim woman jailed for wrongly accusing Hindu of rape


May 9th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 21-year-old Asian Muslim woman in Britain has been sentenced to jail for four years after she pretended she was raped by her Hindu boyfriend and ... Read more...

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Poison drones new Olympic threat


May 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Unmanned drones carrying deadly poison could be used in a terrorist attack during the Olympic Games, a senior army officer has warned.Lieutenant Colonel Brian Fahy delivered ... Read more...

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Missiles to be deployed at six London sites to protect Olympics


May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) The British ministry of defence (MOD) has identified six sites in the east of London for deployment of ground-to-air missile batteries to protect the Olympic and ... Read more...

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Surface-to-air missiles to be mounted atop London building


April 29th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Surface-to-air missiles may be mounted atop at least one block of flats in London during the upcoming Olympics, a media report said Sunday.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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British police to be trained to spot sorcery


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) British policemen are all set to receive special training following a rise in witchcraft murders and attacks on children by their families and loved-ones across the ... Read more...

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Rihanna hunts house in Britain


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has started house hunting in Britain ahead of her three-month stay in London to shoot a new reality series on fashion.The singer plans ... Read more...

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Knightley looks for home away from London


April 17th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley is searching for a house away from London in Britain's Norfolk countryside, in actor Johnny Depp's neighbourhood.She has been spotted looking at ... Read more...

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Banned Indian-born doctor to resume work in Britain


April 11th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) An Indian-born doctor, temporarily prevented from practicing in Britain by the General Medical Council (GMC), has been allowed to resume work after showing his willingness to ... Read more...

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Indian mother faces trial in Britain for suicide attempt


March 24th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) An Indian woman is facing trial in Britain for allegedly trying to kill her child and attempt suicide by jumping before a train.The Snaresbrook Crown Court ... Read more...

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Crazed dog mauls five police officers


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Five policemen were mauled by a dog in Britain as they hunted a suspected violent kidnapper, Daily Mail reported.The officers were said to have "life-changing" wounds ... Read more...

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Is Jessie J dating Tinie Tempah?


March 19th, 2012 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) British singer Jessie J is reportedly dating rapper Tinie Tempah.The 23-year-old and the "Written in the Stars" hitmaker reportedly "like each other a lot" and have ... Read more...

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Couple gets life term for killing ‘witch’ teenager


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A Congolese couple who tortured and drowned a teenage boy, accusing him of witchcraft, have been imprisoned for life in Britain.Magalie Bamu and her fiance Eric ... Read more...

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Indians’ attackers will be punished: Britain


February 13th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Those found guilty of attacking Indians in Britain would be brought to justice and punished, British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Browne said here ... Read more...

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Five employees of The Sun held in Britain


February 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Five employees of British newspaper The Sun, a police officer, an employee of the defence ministry and a member of the armed forces were arrested Saturday ... Read more...

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We want to maximise benefits from Olympic Games: Cameron


January 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) With the 2012 Olympics just 200 days away, the British government marked the countdown by holding its first cabinet meeting in the year at the ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley cries over criticism


January 9th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley says she often cries over things that are said or written about her."There have been many occasions when I just sit on ... Read more...

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Indian-origin duo killed over parking dispute


December 13th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) An Indian-origin uncle-nephew duo was gunned down by a 20-year-old Bangladeshi national following an argument over his car being blocked by a van parked outside the ... Read more...

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