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Don’t use British jails as hotels: Indian-origin MP


August 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Jails in Britain should not be used as hotels for ­foreigners, Indian-origin Conservative MP Priti Patel said after reports emerged that the public was paying 400 ... Read more...

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Pickpocketing on rise, killing on decline in Britain


July 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Britain is witnessing a rise in pickpocketing and stealing incidents whereas killings have fallen to a 30-year-low, The Sun reported Friday.According to the Crime Survey for ... Read more...

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Britain’s worst whooping cough outbreak: Five babies die


July 6th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) In what is being termed as Britain's biggest whooping cough outbreak in 20 years, at least five babies have died and nearly 2,000 cases have been ... Read more...

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England pacer Stuart Broad likely to miss IPL V (Lead, superseding earlier story)


March 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 30 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab suffered a setback Friday as England pacer Stuart Broad was ruled out of the second Test against Sri ... Read more...

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Broad likely to miss IPL-5


March 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 30 (IANS) Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab suffered a setback Friday as England pacer Chris Broad was ruled out of the second Test against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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PCB to co-operate with ECB on Kaneria’s role


February 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will co-operate with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) if cricket officials in England decide to hold an inquiry into ... Read more...

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ICC would be silly to reject Woolf report: CA


February 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said Friday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board would be silly to reject the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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Deep freeze threatens Britain


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Temperatures in Britain were expected to plunge to as low as minus 10 degrees celsius this weekend as the Arctic freeze tightens its grip, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Pirate websites biggest threat for cricket: ECB


January 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke said that pirate websites streaming live cricket illegally are the biggest threat to world cricket.The ECB last ... Read more...

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ECB offers three-month amnesty to whistleblowers


January 13th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has offered amnesty to players and officials till April 30 to report suspicious activities of corruption without any threat ... Read more...

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171,000 Britons caught using phones while driving


December 30th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Over 171,000 Britons were caught this year using mobile phones while driving, according to official figures.Figures obtained from a Freedom of Information request said the number ... Read more...

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British cops sacked for inappropriate comments on Facebook


December 30th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) At least two police officers in Britain were sacked while disciplinary action has been taken against 150 others for posting inappropriate photos or comments that ... Read more...

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A Briton fined every 3 minutes for using phone while driving


December 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) At least one motorist in Britain is penalised every three minutes for using a mobile phone while driving, it has been revealed.According to Freedom of ... Read more...

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In Britain, half of women turn mums in their 30s


October 21st, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly half of the total babies born in Britain nowadays are being delivered by women in their 30s as women delay starting a family, a British ... Read more...

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Onions to replace injured Woakes


October 19th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 19 (IANS) England bowler Chris Woakes will miss the rest of the One-day International (ODI) series against India because of a thigh strain and will be replaced by ... Read more...

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Bopara, Dernbach and Kieswetter earn incremental contracts


October 8th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, October 8 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has awarded incremental 12-month central contracts to Ravi Bopara, Jade Dernbach and Craig Kieswetter.The trio played crucial roles in ... Read more...

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Amazed my donkey remark caused a furore in India: Hussain


September 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain says he is amazed to learn that his "donkey" remark caused a furore in India."There are one or two donkeys" ... Read more...

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15,000 British police officers pushed paper, arrested no one


September 5th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) About 15,000 police officers in Britain did not arrest a single criminal last year as they were busy doing paperwork, a report has revealed.Research by the ... Read more...

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Child sex abuse convictions surge in UK


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of individuals found guilty of sex offences on children under 16 in England and Wales has risen by nearly 60 percent in last six ... Read more...

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ECB to sign a 20 million pound deal with Investec


August 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is likely to sign and four-year deal worth 20 million pounds with asset management banking company Investec to replace ... Read more...

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ECB may stop counties from participating in Champions League Twenty20


August 19th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England may stop counties from playing in next month's Champions League Twenty20 in India unless they are paid upfront by the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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British prison population reaches record high


August 12th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) The prison population in England and Wales reached a record high Friday, the justice ministry said.The total number of prisoners hit 85,931 - 353 more than ... Read more...

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Tremlett to miss Edgbaston Test


August 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Edgbaston, Aug 9 (IANS) English paceman Chris Tremlett has been ruled out of the third Test against India here Wednesday because of a back injury.The England and Wales Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Norway’s killer could be jailed only 21 years


July 25th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Norway's mass killer could be jailed only for 21 years because it is the longest sentence available to judges in that country, a media report said ... Read more...

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Allow policemen to show tattoos: British top cop


July 25th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A top police official in Britain has asked for a law to allow policemen to be able to display their tattoos as a "good way to ... Read more...

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Clarke to request Zardari to reduce political intervention in Pakistan cricket


July 15th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Giles Clarke, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, is planning to visit Pakistan and request the country's president Asif Ali Zardari, chief patron of ... Read more...

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Thousands protest British pension plan


June 30th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Thousands of people came out onto the streets across Britain Thursday to protest the government's proposed changes to the pension plan, a media report said.Work at ... Read more...

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300 criminals untraceable in Britain: Indian-origin MP


June 26th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) British police have no clue about the whereabouts of over 300 criminals, leading an Indian-origin MP to term it an "absolute outrage".The list of absconding people ... Read more...

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25 percent of Britons to be added to police database


June 17th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) The identities of 25 percent of the British population will now be added to the national police database.The database run by the National Policing Improvement Agency ... Read more...

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Nottinghamshire pay a price for Hussey


June 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) let off Nottinghamshire with a fine of 600 pounds after Australian star David Hussey played in a Twenty20 match before ... Read more...

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Pietersen casts doubt on three-captain strategy


May 11th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Overlooked for captaincy, Kevin Pietersen has cast a doubt on the three-captain strategy adopted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).Pietersen, a former captain, was ... Read more...

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Andy Flower committed to making England world’s No.1 side


May 4th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): England team director Andy Flower, who has signed a new contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has said that he wants to realize the team's objective ... Read more...

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Cricketers won’t go on strike, but ECB should cut down schedule: Cook


April 26th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) England's opening batsman Alastair Cook has denied making statements that cricketers can go on strike to protest against the heavy schedule, but said that it was ... Read more...

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England offer new contract to Flower to keep him away from India


April 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board has offered a new three-year contract to Andy Flower in order to prevent their highly rated coach from moving to India.Sources ... Read more...

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Now, download divorce advice using new iPhone app!


April 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Here's an iPhone application that offers what it claims to be "legal advice and guidance" to those in a relationship split.The 9.99 pounds programme - snappily titled Divorce? ... Read more...

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