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Advani makes it to round of 16


August 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the UK - PTC 2 snooker tournament with back-to-back victories here.Advani, the 2003 IBSF World champion, overcame China's ... Read more...

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Advani in second round


August 10th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani defeated Britain's Sean O'Sullivan 4-2 in the first round of the UK Players Tour snooker championship-2 here Friday and will next take on ... Read more...

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Advani crashes out of UK Championship


July 21st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, July 21 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani fought hard against England's Michael Holt, ranked 32nd, in the fourth round of the UK Players Tour Championship, before eventually losing the match ... Read more...

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What will you miss during foreign tour


March 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) While touring a foreign country what things would you miss the most? Parents, children, or homecooked food? Britons admit to yearning for favourite television shows, home ... Read more...

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Man jailed for stabbing friend who had sex with his wife


February 27th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) A 62-year-old Briton has been jailed for six years for stabbing a man who taunted him for years about having sex with his wife 30 years ... Read more...

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Unique medieval coin found in Gloucester


February 16th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gloucester, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A metal detectorist Maureen Jones has found a rare medieval coin in Gloucester. The unique coin dates back between 1077 and 1080 and has the name of ... Read more...

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25 Bangladeshi migrants held in Britain


November 1st, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 1 (IANS) A total of 25 Bangladeshi migrants have been arrested in Britain for working illegally at businesses across the country, while a Bangladeshi restaurant owner has been ... Read more...

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Man jailed for driving test impersonation


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A man in Britain who tried to help his friend after the latter failed in a driving test for the fifth time, has been jailed for ... Read more...

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Allen to bake cakes for village cricket team


May 31st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Pop star Lily Allen, who has moved to Cranham, Gloucester, with her boyfriend Sam Cooper, has agreed to make cakes and snacks for the cricket team ... Read more...

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Leaking house dials 911 after short circuit


May 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Massachusetts, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sanitation workers in Massachusetts say a house is no longer ‘habitable’ after a pipe leak led to the flooding of the entire house. With the owner of ... Read more...

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‘Concerned’ UK dad develops world’s first Facebook bully alert


April 8th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 8 (ANI): A UK father has devised the world's first bullying alert system for Facebook, which scans text and flags up abusive behaviour.NHS consultant Paddy Clarke's software scans walls ... Read more...

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Now shower power used to run radio


March 26th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): An inventor has managed to harness the force of a shower to power a micro-turbine, which drives a generator to create electricity to run a radio.Vivian Blick's H2O ... Read more...

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Mailman Stephen Hale Facing Drug Selling Charges


August 7th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A postal worker named Stephen Hale of Gloucester has been slapped with charges of drug delivery by the cops. The mailman allegedly supplied drugs in his ... Read more...

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Woman sets neighbour’s house on fire for ill-treating cat!


June 26th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A woman set her neighbour's house on fire while they were asleep because she was unhappy with the way they treated their cat.According to The Daily Star, Mandy ... Read more...

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‘Ghost pushing pint off’ in UK pub table caught on CCTV


May 30th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): A haunted pub in England has caught on its CCTV a glass of pint falling mysteriously by itself from a table.Sean Moore had left his drink unattended during ... Read more...

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Medieval skeletons unearthed in Gloucester


May 9th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 09 (ANI): Workmen in Gloucester have found two complete skeletons believed to date back to medieval times.The remains were unearthed from a spot between the city centre and the new ... Read more...

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Marsha Singh wins in Bradford West, Dhanda loses in Gloucester


May 7th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Marsha Singh, a Labour candidate of Indian origin, romped home in Bradford West constituency while sitting MP and Labour candidate Parmjit Dhanda failed to retain his Gloucester seat ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty ‘arrested for drug possession’


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Singer Pete Doherty has been taken into custody after reportedly turning up at court with drugs.Officials spotted what they suspected to be crystal meth, Class A drug ... Read more...

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Royal musician tells court she was heroin addict


December 3rd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A royal musician accused of carrying out a string of burglaries was addicted to heroin during her time as Prince Charles's harpist, she told a court. Jemima ... Read more...

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Rare silver coins from 11th century discovered in England


September 26th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): The discovery of four silver coins in Gloucestershire, UK, which date back to 11th century Norman England, has generated considerable excitement among archaeologists.According to a report by BBC ... Read more...

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Jordan has the hots for serial killers


July 28th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan has admitted to having an unusual interest in serial killers like Fred West.The 31-year-old glamour model is even seeking a Death Row inmate ... Read more...

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Andrew Lawrence: Not two sides of the same coin


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by GD
Like all Lawrence brothers, Andrew Lawrence, the younger brother of the actors Joey Lawrence and Matthew Lawrence has gained immense popularity - mostly because of his attractive looks. He might the ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty pleads guilty to drink driving, drug possession


June 13th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): English musician Pete Doherty has pleaded guilty for driving under influence and drug possession.The 30-year-old singer was arrested on June 11 after police officers spotted a car ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty arrested second time in a week


June 12th, 2009 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) English musician Pete Doherty has again been arrested in less than a week, this time on suspicion of drunken driving and drug possession. The Babyshambles frontman, who was ... Read more...

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The little hen that lays grapefruit- sized eggs!


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): A little hen shocked pupils at a British school when she laid eggs as big as grapefruits.A Columbian blacktailed cross, known as Little Lil, lives with three ... Read more...

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Flirt with boss to avoid the axe!


January 21st, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Do you fear losing your job owing to the economic downturn? Well, then get into your best gear and start flirting with your boss, at least thats ... Read more...

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Goldfish stuns owner by surviving 13 hours out of water!


December 28th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 28 (ANI): A goldfish stunned its owner by surviving for 13 hours on the floor after apparently jumping out from its bowl.Barbara Woodford, of Gloucester, revealed that she dreaded ... Read more...

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Brit man slapped with PS80 fine for swearing at TV!


December 8th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Brit man Martin Solomon has been fined 80 pounds for swearing at his TV while drunk at his home in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Solomon, 62, who worked as ... Read more...

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Meet Coco the stray cat with 26 toes!


November 23rd, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Though most cats normally have just 18 toes, Coco a stray cat found wondering the streets of Dursley, in Gloucestershire had 26!It was a surprising discovery as ... Read more...

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Now, personal data of 50,000 RAF staff goes missing


September 27th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): The personal details of 50,000 current and former RAF servicemen have been stolen from a military base. According to The Sun, three USB portable hard disc drives containing confidential ... Read more...

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Jordan hooked to reading about serial killers


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 3 (ANI): English glamour model Katie Price or Jordan as she is known, has found a new bedtime interest reading about serial killers Fred and Rose West.According to 30-year-old ... Read more...

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Lloyds TSB to transfer 250 jobs to India: British union


May 16th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (IANS) Britain's largest workers' union says a decision by Lloyds TSB (LTSB) bank to transfer work from cities across Britain to India will result in the loss of up ... Read more...

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90 Roman Empire skeletons found in mass grave in Gloucester


May 1st, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
London, May 1 (ANI): Over 90 skeletons have been found in a mass grave in Gloucester, which archaeologists say could be the remains of victims of the Antonine plague, an outbreak ... Read more...

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Jalandhar-born steers ahead of British royalty in online voting


April 12th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Jalandhar, April 12 (IANS) Jalandhar-born Harjit Gill, the mayor of Gloucestershire, has raced ahead of the British royalty and Hollywood celebrities in an online voting to select the Top-100 people ... Read more...

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Maccas snapper pal put on sex register


March 2nd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartneys photographer pal Paul Caffell has been convicted at Gloucester crown court of taking indecent pictures of a 15-year-old girl.The 68-year-old snapper, who worked with the ... Read more...

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