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British kids lending cash to hard-up parents


August 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Worried children are lending pocket money to their cash-strapped parents in Britain, a study claims.Fifty-eight percent of eight to 15-year-olds said they fret about family finances, ... Read more...

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British parents held over six kids’ death in blaze


May 30th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) A British couple, whose six children died in a house fire, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of having murdered them.Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, ... Read more...

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Sammy keeps eyes on the skies as Windies face Lions


May 10th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, May 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will be hoping the rain stays away when they face England Lions in a four-day match starting here Thursday, a fixture that will be ... Read more...

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Neighbour nuisance robbing Britons of their peace


August 31st, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Loud music, balls flying over the fence or noise-making children are some of the irritants that annoy Britons the most about their neighbours, a survey has ... Read more...

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Undetected ‘fake bomb’ travels to Turkey on UK cargo flight


March 30th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.30 (ANI): The United Kingdom Department for Transport has started an investigation to find out how a fake bomb was transported on a UPS cargo plane from the UK to Turkey, ... Read more...

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‘Country folk in UK likelier to cheat on partners than city counterparts’


March 28th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): A survey has revealed that people who live in the countryside in the UK are more likely to cheat on their partners than city folk.More than one ... Read more...

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25 percent of adult Brits have seen ghosts


March 4th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A record one out of four adult British people have had a ghostly encounter - up from seven per cent in the 1950s.A study shows that largest ... Read more...

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House fire in England kills four young children


January 25th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by BNO News
DERBYSHIRE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A large house fire in the East Midlands of England killed four young children on late Monday evening, police said on Tuesday.Firefighters and ambulance crews were called ... Read more...

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UK: Bomb found on UPS plane could have detonated over U.S. East Coast


November 11th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Scotland Yard on Wednesday said an explosive device found aboard a U.S.-bound UPS cargo plane could have detonated over the U.S. East Coast, possibly causing it to crash.Scotland ... Read more...

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Freed terrorists face new restrictions in Britain


November 8th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) At least 46 convicted terrorists who have been either released from prison or are close to being freed face new restrictions on their freedom in Britain as they ... Read more...

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Minister Commits Blunder By Carrying Liquids To Airport


November 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 8, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Baroness Neville-Jones, the security minister of Britain suffered an embarrassing moment at the airport when she was asked to remove liquids that she was carrying ... Read more...

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At least 46 freed, to be freed Islamic extremists from UK prisons “pose risk” to public


November 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): At least 46 convicted Islamic extremists who have been either released from prison or would be released soon in the UK "pose a risk" to the public and ... Read more...

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Glasgow airport evacuated after suspicious package found


November 4th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Parts of Scotland's Glasgow airport were evacuated after a suspicious package was found, a media report said.According to the Daily Telegraph, bomb disposal squads were called to ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting new Lockerbie-style bombings


November 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) The Al Qaeda may be planning to conduct new "Lockerbie-style" atrocities, and Britain could be among the frontline targets, experts have said.Fears of a new Lockerbie-style bombing ... Read more...

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Failure to find bomb at East Midlands airport a “weakness”, says counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Lord Carlile, the independent reviewer of counter-terrorism laws has said that the initial failure to find the bomb on a plane at East Midlands airport was a "weakness"."The ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways says parcel bomb found in Dubai traveled on passenger flights


October 31st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBAI (BNO NEWS) -- Qatar Airways on Sunday confirmed that an explosive device discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai on Friday had traveled on two of its passenger flights before it ... Read more...

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Yemen plane bomb plot: Australia on cargo alert


October 31st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 31 (ANI): Air transport authorities in Australia are on high alert following the discovery of two packages containing explosives on cargo planes bound for the US.The packages sent from Yemen ... Read more...

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Yemeni police arrest woman suspected of mailing printer bombs


October 31st, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa (Yemen), Oct 31(ANI): Yemeni police have arrested a woman accused of posting parcel bombs on two United States-bound flights in an alleged Al-Qaeda plot thwarted in the United Kingdom and Dubai.The ... Read more...

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UPS planes searched after suspicious item found in London


October 29th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Authorities in New York, Philadelphia, Newark, New Jersey and several countries are examining devices sent from Yemen after investigators found a suspicious package aboard a UPS plane ... Read more...

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‘Robin Hood’ boy breaks 3 world archery records


August 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A British teenager inspired by Robin Hood, a skilled archer popular in British legend, has set a world record in archery by shooting an arrow nearly 500 metres. Zak ... Read more...

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Robin Hood’s prison under Nottingham city to be scanned with laser


April 24th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): A dungeon that is believed to have been Robin Hood's prison after he was captured by the Sheriff of Nottingham, is to be surveyed using a laser.Robin Hood ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe learns Nottingham accent for Robin Hood role


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Russell Crowe has become quite adept in speaking in an authentic Nottingham accent for the title role in his upcoming flick Robin Hood.Even his Aussie co-star Cate ... Read more...

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Brit kids as young as 11 ‘drinking two bottles of wine a week’


January 28th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 28 (ANI): Health concerns have been raised after a study found that children in the UK, as young as 11, were consuming almost two bottles of wine a week.The NHS ... Read more...

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UK cracks down on Asian soothsayers


August 11th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IBNS
London, Aug 11 (IBNS) British authorities are cracking down on the many tantriks, babas and psychics who prey on the fears and desires of the Asian community by promising them remedies, ... Read more...

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Ponting says he loves Leicester


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has said that he loves Leicester, where his team has been based after their early exit from the Twenty20 World Cup.The skipper further said ... Read more...

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Tevez can break free from owners to stay at Man U


May 15th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Chris Heaton-Harris, president of the EU's powerful Sports Intergroup, which deals with sporting matters across the continent, has said that Carlos Tevez can break free from his ... Read more...

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Obama’s brother refused UK visa after ’sex assault on young girls’


April 12th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): Barack Obama's half brother was denied UK visa after being accused of sexually assaulting a group of young girls in Berkshire last November.Samson Obama was headed for ... Read more...

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Sacked Lankan origin postman has no regrets over his ‘English-only’ stand


March 27th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 27 (ANI): A Sri Lankan-origin postmaster, who refused to serve non-English speaking customers and was sacked, has said he has no regret over the stand he took.Bosses of Deva ... Read more...

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Remains of Roman temple unearthed in Nottinghamshire


December 10th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Archaeologists have found the remains of a Roman temple in a town in Nottinghamshire, UK, a discovery that experts say could re-write the history books.According to a ... Read more...

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Buffling is the new way of doing business


November 25th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): With more and more words not found in the English dictionary coming up, it was no surprise when the business world came up with the phrase buffling. ... Read more...

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Brit kids as young as nine being forced into marriage


September 28th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): Brit kids as young as nine are being forced to get married by their families, it has been revealed.The revelation comes after official figures revealed that ... Read more...

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Born next to each other, they’re marrying after 22 years


August 7th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A British couple is going to tie the knot this weekend - 22 years after they were born next to each other in the same hospital ward. Kelly ... Read more...

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Robin Hoods town, Nottingham is UKs burglary hotspot!


March 25th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Times sure have changed for Robin Hoods town Nottingham, for far from being one of the safest places in the UK, its a treat for burglars.Robin Hoods ... Read more...

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