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Littlewoods Facebook TV Christmas advert upsets parents


November 25th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Furious parents were left with very little options after the Advertising Standards Authority announced that it has no power to pull off an ad by Littlewoods which ... Read more...

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Italian women’s rights group seeks compensation from Berlusconi


April 5th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, April 05 (ANI): An Italian women's rights group is seeking compensation from Silvio Berlusconi, claiming that he has offended the dignity of all Italian women.The Italian Prime Minister's trial for abuse ... Read more...

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Berlusconi mag claims ‘bunga bunga sex parties never happened’


February 18th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A magazine owned by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has fought back allegations that he hosted wild 'bunga bunga' sex parties in which escort girls and starlets performed ... Read more...

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A photograph and a marriage


December 29th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) A British woman rummaging through a box found a 23-year-old photograph in which she was standing next to a boy - and realised that it was her husband ... Read more...

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Potato launched into space


November 19th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The race to be the first to get into space might have passed but there is another space race. This time, the race is between schoolchildren. ... Read more...

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Orson Welles’ final recordings to form basis of a new children’s film


March 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): The last professional recordings of Orson Welles will now be turned into a children's film 25 years after the filmmaker's death.The show reels, which contain footage ... Read more...

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British chef slammed for using F-word with Indians


January 24th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A British celebrity chef known for his liberal use of the F-word on televisions shows has been criticised for dishing out his trademark "disrespectful" treatment to Indians. Gordon Ramsay ... Read more...

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Children’s top 20 questions that parents find difficult to answer


January 8th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that when children ask their parents questions like, "where does water come from?", "why is the sky blue?" and "what is infinity?", they ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’s kids make special Christmas cards for mum


December 27th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 27 (ANI): Jeff Brazier, the father of Jade Goody's children, has revealed how they spent their first Christmas without the reality TV star.TV presenter Jeff, 30, told how little ... Read more...

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NORAD Santa Tracker 2009 Enables Netizens To Keep Track Of Santa Claus


December 24th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the festivities of Christmas are about to commence and the world prepares to gear up for the festivities, every body is eagerly awaiting the arrival of ... Read more...

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How Santa gets round the world in just one night


December 24th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): Ever wondered how Santa Claus manages to take one full circle of the world in just one night? Well, a researcher feels that it can only be possible ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Secret Santa’ hands out $10k to shoppers in Portland!


December 24th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 24 (ANI): Think Santa Claus doesn't exist? Well, some people in Portland, Maine may disagree with you, as a few lucky ones in the town have got a 100-dollar US ... Read more...

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‘Sexist’ secret Christmas gifts could land you in legal trouble!


December 17th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 17 (ANI): Gifting your colleague a condom or a bottle of hair dye as a joke this Christmas may land you in trouble, legal experts warn."Secret Father Christmas" present has ... Read more...

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Santa should get off his sleigh, give up brandy and walk: Expert


December 17th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Santa should get off his sleigh and walk, because he's a health hazard, says a public health expert.Writing in the Christmas issue published on bmj.com, Dr Nathan Grills, ... Read more...

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Father Christmas ‘buried in Ireland’: Historians


December 14th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14(ANI): Historians believe that the remains of St. Nicholas, the man who inspired Father Christmas, are buried at Jerpoint Abbey in County Kilkenny, Ireland.The bishop was buried in the cathedral ... Read more...

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Father Christmas refused entry to asylum centre over security concerns


December 14th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A clergyman dressed as Father Christmas was stopped from delivering presents at a children's asylum centre due to fears that he posed a security threat.The Rev Canon James ... Read more...

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Jordan ’steals Andre’s Christmas surprise for kids’


December 13th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 13 (ANI): Jordan reportedly stole former husband Peter Andre's Christmas surprise for their children.The glamour girl a.k.a Katie Price allegedly hijacked the singer's plan by taking Harvey, seven, Junior, four, ... Read more...

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UK bishop says traditional carols are ‘nonsense’


November 30th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): A leading bishop has tagged traditional carols as "nonsense" over their alleged inaccuracy.The Bishop of Croydon, the Rt Rev Nick Baines, in a new book published by the ... Read more...

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‘Nervous’ Brits given signs to warn Christmas carol singers to stay away!


November 12th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Brit people, who do not wish to be visited by Christmas carol singers, are being provided official notices to place in their windows telling them not to call.Police ... Read more...

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Senegal football star Diouf cleared of racial abuse charge


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Senegalese footballer El-Hadji Diouf has been cleared of racially abusing a ball boy during a match at Everton last month.According to The Sun, Merseyside Police investigated the Blackburn ... Read more...

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Top Gear presenter Clarkson has ‘best job in the world’


October 16th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): One in three British people feels that Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has the best job in the world, according to a new poll.In the survey conducted ... Read more...

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1 in 4 Brit boys struggle to write their own name by age 5


July 30th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A new report by the Department for Children, Schools and Families in Britain claims a huge gender gap between the abilities of children, with the girls dominating.The study ... Read more...

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Model Katherine Dalton is now Adrian after sex change


May 21st, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Popular model Katherine Dalton underwent a surgery to change her sex and says it was the most fulfilling thing she had done. With her sexy curves, perfect pout and ... Read more...

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Noel Gallagher sings in the shower for Bono’s charity


April 30th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): If you've ever wanted to watch Oasis' Noel Gallagher singing in the shower, then here's you chance.The singer has been filmed singing in the shower for pal ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse shells out PS32k to fly friends to Caribbean


January 6th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 6 (ANI): Amy Winehouse reportedly shelled out 32,000 pounds to fly friends to soak up the sun with her in the Caribbean.The Rehab singer was said to have spent ... Read more...

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UK authorities launch major operation mistaking 10ft Santa balloon for crashing plane


January 5th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Emergency services in Yorkshire Dales launched a major operation after the report of plane crash, only to discover that the aircraft was actually a 10ft Santa balloon.Five ... Read more...

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Romanian bakers bake worlds heaviest cake weighing 619 pounds


December 29th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 29 (ANI): Bakers in Bucharest decorated a new page in Guiness Book of World Records for baking the world''s heaviest cake, weighing 619 pounds.The fruit-and-cream cake, adorned with the ... Read more...

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25 feet Santa Claus in Puri


December 25th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Sharada Lahangir Puri, Dec.25 (ANI): Noted sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik has sculpted Santa Claus and Jesus Christ at the Golden Beach of Puri, to spread the message of peace during Christmas ... Read more...

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Cruises Santa disguise fails to impress daughter Suri


December 25th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): His acting skills might have taken the world by storm, but Tom Cruise failed to impress his own kids in his attempt to play Santa Claus last ... Read more...

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How to track Santa Claus global flight path using the Internet


December 25th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Thanks to a new programme from Google and the American defence organization, million of children will be able to track Santa Claus on his global rounds via ... Read more...

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Sculptor Sudarsan Patnaik creates ‘tallest sand Santa’ (With images)


December 24th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Puri, Dec 24 (IANS) Santa Claus is usually identified with snow, but artist Sudarsan Patnaik Wednesday claimed to have created the world's tallest sand replica of Father Christmas on the Puri beach ... Read more...

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Italy beefs up security around St Nicholas remains fearing theft by Mafia


December 22nd, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Italian authorities have beefed up security around the remains of St Nicholas, the saint who inspired Father Christmas, fearing that Mafia may try to steal it.Police in ... Read more...

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14,000 Portuguese break world record for largest gathering of Santa Clauses


December 15th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): More than 14,000 Santa Clauses braved cold weather and drizzling rain as they paraded the streets of Portugals city of Porto to set a world record for ... Read more...

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Two friends marry after falling in love during three-year global sailing trip


December 14th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Two friends, who set out on an adventurous round the world trip on a yacht, tied the knot after falling in love at sea.Jim Brockett, 42, and ... Read more...

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Ronaldo turning his house into grotto for Christmas!


December 14th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): It looks like soccer ace Cristiano Ronaldo wants to spend this years Christmas in a lavish way, for he is turning his house into a grotto and ... Read more...

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