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Indian jailed for tampering with British court records


November 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) A 22-year-old Indian-origin man, who worked as a court clerk in Britain, has been jailed for taking bribes and tampering with records at the office where ... Read more...

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British woman force feeds baby to death!


November 12th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) A nurse was sentenced three years in jail Friday for killing her baby by force feeding -- the first such case in Britain.Gloria Dwomoh, 31, was ... Read more...

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Business at fashion week broke all records: FDCI chief (Review)


October 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The five-day Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring/summer extravaganza ended Wednesday with business breaking all records, said Sunil Sethi, president of the Fashion ... Read more...

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British police officer banned over dead dogs


October 13th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A police animal handler in Britain who left two dogs in his car in a summer heatwave that led to their death has been banned from ... Read more...

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Ian McKellen buys historic pub


October 1st, 2011 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) "Lord of the Rings" actor Sir Ian McKellen has bought a historic pub which is said to have helped inspire author Charles Dickens.The Hollywood actor is ... Read more...

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25 percent of British babies born to foreign mothers


August 26th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) One out of four babies born in Britain in 2010 were born to migrant women, including those from India and Pakistan, official statistics show.Figures released by ... Read more...

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India football tour to Britain called off


August 26th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The India under-23 football team's tour to Britain for three matches, including two against Pakistan, was cancelled Friday as a fallout of the riots in ... Read more...

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London Olympic Village sold for 557 mn


August 14th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) The 27-hectare Olympic village in London has been sold to a developer for an astounding 557 million pounds. The site will become a new neighbourhood for ... Read more...

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BlackBerry becomes a weapon for rioters in Britain


August 10th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) With rioters in Britain using BlackBerry to direct fellow looters to spread mayhem in cities across the country, Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has promised ... 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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One million porn images, videos seized from British paedophile


July 16th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Scotland Yard has claimed to have captured about one million pornographic images and videos of children from a house in London in the largest ever seizure ... Read more...

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Thank you and goodbye, says News of the World


July 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) "Thank you & goodbye", says the last edition of the News of the World that was published Sunday. The 168-year-old tabloid shut down following a ... Read more...

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Businesswoman re-mortgages home for kids’ breakfast club


June 12th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) A businesswoman in east London re-mortagaged her home to establish a breakfast club after learning that one-fourth of Britain's primary pupils were too hungry to learn.Today, ... Read more...

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Fletcher could come a cropper when he tours UK with Indian team: Swann


April 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has said that new Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher could "come a cropper" if he tries to use his intimate knowledge of players ... Read more...

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Footballer Manuel Da Costa admits assaulting woman clubber


April 19th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Premier League footballer Manuel Da Costa has admitted assaulting a female clubber at a nightclub.The 24-year-old West Ham defender confessed attacking the woman at Faces Nightclub in ... Read more...

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Wear headscarf or face death, woman told in Britain


April 18th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A non-Muslim woman in Britain, who wears Western clothes, was told to wear a hijab or face death, a media report said Monday.The Sun reported ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman kills autistic son, jailed in Britain


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A 45-year-old Indian-origin woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison by a British court for forcing her 12-year-old son to drink bleach.Satpal Kaur Singh, ... Read more...

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Lost siblings reunite after 35 years via dating website!


March 26th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): A brother and sister, who separated during their childhood, were reunited after 35 years after meeting via a dating website in London.Sarah Kemp, 42, travelled from her Edinburgh ... Read more...

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British siblings reunite after 35 years


March 26th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) A British brother and sister pair were reunited after over 35 years following a meeting on a dating website.Sarah Kemp, 42, exchanged emails for three months ... Read more...

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British Imam retracts views on Darwin’s theory of evolution


March 8th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A British Imam has taken back his supporting statements theory of evolution and the right of Muslim women not to cover their hair after reportedly receiving death threats ... Read more...

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Knightley buys $3 mn house


February 11th, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley has splashed out around $3 million on a new east London property.The 25-year-old star's new 18th Century property is said to boast some amazing ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif “in bed with anti-Pakistan elements”: Musharraf


February 8th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has accused Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif of providing political cover to religious extremists in the country."He [Nawaz] has close links ... Read more...

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Assange’s lawyers set to publish entire extradition defence online


February 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange begins his court battle against extradition to Sweden, his lawyers are all set to take the unprecedented step of publishing its entire defence ... Read more...

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Brit cop in charge of 999 calls for anti-social behaviour caught drunk in street


February 6th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): A police inspector in charge of emergency calls for anti-social behaviour in central London has been arrested after she was caught drunk in the street.An internal police ... Read more...

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Facebook ‘fuelling divorce epidemic’


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): If you think that Facebook is a harmless way to keep in touch with friends and family, you are wrong. The social networking site is fuelling divorce ... Read more...

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West Ham star Da Costa charged with sexual assault


January 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20(ANI): West Ham United defender Manuel da Costa has been charged with sexually assaulting a girl at a nightclub in Ilford, East London, Scotland Yard has said.Da Costa will now ... Read more...

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Zaheer snaps 250 wickets, Pathan hits maiden 50 against Proteas (Match highlights)


January 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 19 (IANS) The explosive Yusuf Pathan struck his maiden fifty against South Africa while Zaheer Khan became only the fifth Indian bowler to take 250 wickets in One-day ... Read more...

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Beckham ready to take pay cut for playing in Premier League


January 11th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): England midfielder David Beckham is ready take a pay cut for a three-month loan move to Tottenham Hotspur.If the deal between Beckham and Tottenham Hotspur goes through, ... Read more...

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iPod sent to British MP’s attacker mistaken for bomb


January 10th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) A package sent to a woman convict, who had stabbed British MP Stephen Timms, sparked off a full-scale bomb alert in prison, but the parcel later turned out ... Read more...

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Indian-origin architect Anish Kapoor designed Olympic tower to attract 1m visitors a yr


January 7th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): London Olympic officials have said Indian-origin architect Anish Kapoor designed the 114 metre tall ArcelorMittal Orbit tower that would be located by the Olympic Stadium in East ... 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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UK Christmas terror attack plotters received training in Pakistan


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Members of an alleged terrorist cell planning Mumbai type suicide attacks on Christmas shoppers in London received their training in Pakistan, according to sources.The cell is described as ... Read more...

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Mum in UK cuts out heart of 4-year-old daughter as ‘religious offering’


December 19th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): A mother in UK has been arrested for brutally killing her four-year-old daughter as an apparent religious offering.Nusayba Bharuchi's corpse was found stabbed to death in the kitchen ... Read more...

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British woman kills, mutilates daughter


December 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman killed her four-year-old daughter, horrifically mutilated her and placed her organs in different rooms of the family's flat.Shayma Bharuchi was found by police Friday night ... Read more...

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Dead Mouse Found in Woman’s ‘Healthy Living’ Chips


December 10th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Becky Cooke first poured the Healthy Living Chips from the bag onto a pan to cook, she thought one of them, the small, dark colored one, was ... Read more...

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