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O’Connor does not rule out Scotland return


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Scotland forward Garry O'Connor has not ruled out featuring for the national team again after his surprise move to the Russian second tier football ... Read more...

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Prince William receives Scotland’s highest honour


July 5th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Prince William was Thursday bestowed with the title of "Knight of the Thistle", the highest honour in Scotland.Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip and Duchess of Cambridge ... Read more...

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Faking love can lead to real romance


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Behaving as if you have really flipped for someone can make you fall in love, according to latest research. Richard Wiseman, professor of psychology at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Susan Boyle to get honorary doctorate


June 30th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Singer Susan Boyle will be honoured with a doctorate from a university in her native Scotland.The star, who shot to fame after appearing in "Britain's Got ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Gattu’ going to Germany


June 25th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) If it's the time for short films-making-it-big, then director Rajan Khosa's film "Gattu" is making the most out of it. After travelling to various parts ... Read more...

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Briton beats wife for breaking slave, sex deal


June 5th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) A 44-year-old Briton is facing jail after he savagely beat up his wife for breaking the rules of a bizarre slave and sex agreement they had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Watercress prevents damage caused by workout: Study


April 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Antioxidant-rich watercress can relieve the stress placed on the body by a strenuous workout. Even those who ate the leafy vegetable just two hours before high ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cambridge richest university in Britain: Report


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The Cambridge University is worth 4 billion pounds - more than double the combined value of every other university in the country, excluding Oxford, the Daily ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Personal belongings of Queen Victoria up for auction


November 1st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Personal belongings of Queen Victoria will be auctioned off today (the 1st of November 2011). The auction house Lyon and Turnbull will supervise the sale.Among the collection ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s hottest chilli contest leaves two in hospital


October 7th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kismot Restaurant's world’s hottest chili pepper contest sent two people to the hospital. Owner of the restaurant says he will review the regulations in the future to ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

We risk life using mobile phones on roads


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Over half of the pedestrians risk their lives by using a mobile phone while crossing a busy road, a study has found.Emailing and texting while weaving ... Read more...

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Overconfidence highly rewarding in tough challenges


September 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Harbouring an inflated belief that we can easily overcome challenges or win battles actually works to our advantage. Overconfidence beats accurate assessments in a variety of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Greyfriars Bobby who kept vigil at master’s grave was a hoax stunt


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An academic has disproved the age-long story of the faithful canine that spent 14 years beside the graveyard of its owner. The 1858 story of Greyfriars Bobby ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge settle for budget Flybe seats


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge showed modesty when they flew cattle class during their trip from the wedding between Mike and Zara over the weekend. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Zara Phillips banned from selling wedding photos


July 30th, 2011 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Phillips, who is set to marry her rugby star boyfriend Mike Tindall, was forced to turn down a wedding deal worth ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man who raped teenager while asleep walks free


July 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) A man in Britain, who raped a teenaged girl, walked free from a court Monday after convincing the jury that he was actually suffering from 'sexsomnia', ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jellyfish shut down Scottish n-reactors


June 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Nuclear reactors at a plant in Scotland have been hit by a school of jellyfish, a media report said.A large influx of jellyfish from the North ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

JK Rowling mulling to build Hagrid’s hut in her back garden


April 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling is planning to construct a building in the garden of her Edinburgh mansion that would look like one of her character's strange home.Just ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Dalai Lama to honour Tibetan movement’s Scot hero


March 20th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Mar.20 (ANI): George Patterson, a 90-year-old Scot, will receive a prestigious award from Dalai Lama for his work in the Tibetan movement.In 1949, under increasing pressure from Chinese forces and with ... Read more...

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New insight into parasite’s reproduction paves way for new therapies


March 17th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): A recent study has shed light on how parasite that causes malaria reproduces and it could lead to new treatments to help curb the spread of the disease.Scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian businessman abducted in Trinidad and Tobago


March 13th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 13 (IANS) An Indian businessman, who came here from New Delhi three weeks ago, was abducted and robbed of his belongings by assailants, police said. The victim has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Despite turmoil Libyans show interest in whisky festival


March 8th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Mar.8 (ANI): Despite the ongoing civil war, people in Libya are showing interest in the Inverness Whisky Festival in Scotland.According to The Scotsman, a Libyan collector has expressed interest in the ... Read more...

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Oz cyclists strip naked to highlight vulnerability of riders on roads


March 7th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 7 (ANI): A number of naked cyclists took to the streets of Melbourne in a bid to highlight the vulnerability of riders on the roads.The nude riders, almost 150 of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in World |

Tracking device can tell you where your kids are


February 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Would you like to have the security of being able to find your children whenever you want? Then read this.A wristwatch with a built-in tracking device can tell ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shooting begins on ‘William and Kate’ film


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A television film about Prince William's relationship with his fincee Kate Middleton has gone on floors in the US.Contactmusic.com reports that the movie titled "William and Kate" ... Read more...

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Movie to be made on J.K. Rowling’s life


February 17th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling's life story is to be turned into a movie.Rowling - who went from being a single mother receiving state benefits to ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling’s story to be made into a movie in Canada


February 17th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling's rags to riches story is to be made into a movie in Canada.The film based on Rowling's rise from struggling single mum in ... Read more...

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Facebook leaves users ‘anxious and stressed’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) The more ‘friends' you have on Facebook, the more likely you are to feel stressed, says a new study. Psychologists believe that those who are most addicted ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facebook friends ‘can stress you out’


February 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): The more Facebook 'friends' you have, the more likely you are to feel stressed out by the social networking site, according to a new study.Researchers at Edinburgh ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Satnav’ device ‘could find cancer tumours in body in just one session’


February 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A 'satnav' like radiotherapy device promises to help doctors treat patients with tumours almost anywhere in the body in a single session.The Novalis Tx machine uses a targeting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robert Louis Stevenson’s ‘Catriona’ based on real woman ‘he loved’


January 15th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research has concluded that Robert Louis Stevenson's novel 'Catriona' was based on a real woman the author fell in love with.The work continues the story of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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