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Britain ready to underwrite infrastructure projects


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has said the government, in a bid to boost the country's sluggish economy, would underwrite altogether 50 billion pounds ... Read more...

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British air steward made bomb threat to impress employer


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A British air steward who wrote a threatening message on the back of a toilet door during a flight from London to the Japanese capital of Tokyo ... Read more...

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HS2 route should be moved to M40 corridor


August 13th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An train expert in Britain said that the route of HS2 train should be linked from London to Birmingham. He claimed that this should be done because ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Coach worried about Liu Xiang’s foot injury


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The coach of 2004 Olympic hurdles champion Liu Xiang said here Friday that he is troubled about his ward's foot injury."His back problem is nothing to ... Read more...

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India times tea promotion with London Olympics


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) A special campaign to promote Indian tea in London, coinciding with the Olympics, has commenced with a bang at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, an ... Read more...

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Man, teen sent back to US over exploitation fears


July 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A man travelling with a teenage boy was sent back to the US following concerns that he planned to sexually exploit the youngster to tourists during ... Read more...

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Indian tea makers to showcase brew at London Olympics


July 25th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Leading tea makers from India will showcase different varieties of tea during the July 27-Aug 12 London Olympics to promote the brew in Britain.Premium brands of ... Read more...

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Shabana, Jaya bond during crisis


July 25th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Shabana Azmi and Jaya Bachchan rarely meet as their busy schedules barely leaves them with any time together. But the two actresses got a chance to ... Read more...

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British border force threaten strike


July 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A British union whose members operate the immigration and arrival service at airports has announced it will go on strike July 26, a day before the ... Read more...

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China’s Liu Xiang will be ready for Olympics: Coach


July 15th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Liu Xiang's back injury which forced him out of Saturday night's London Diamond League final will not affect his chance of winning at the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang arrives in London, eying second Olympic gold medal


July 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) China's high hurdler Liu Xiang has arrived here aiming for a second Olympic gold medal after his first win in Athens eight years ago.He will first ... Read more...

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Fake Olympic goods seized in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Britain's border force personnel have intercepted thousands of counterfeit Olympic goods that criminals tried to smuggle into the country to make illegal profits during the upcoming ... Read more...

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Night flights to increase at Heathrow


April 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) The number of night flights in and out of London's Heathrow airport could increase as the government is considering a plea from a Gulf carrier to ... Read more...

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London Heathrow airport unveils Olympic terminal


April 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Heathrow airport unveiled a new temporary terminal to cater to athletes and officials involved with London Olympics 2012.The terminal has been built solely for "Games Family" ... Read more...

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British kids cannot locate their country on map


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Over three-fourth of the British children have been abroad but one in 10 cannot find their country on a map and many admit being doubtful about ... Read more...

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Virgin to restart Mumbai service in October


March 15th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Virgin Atlantic Thursday said it will restart its operations to Mumbai with a daily service from London from October 29, 2012. The service was last operated ... Read more...

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Work shortage hits London airport


February 26th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) The Heathrow airport is in for trouble as more than 30 officials are reporting sick and have failed to turn up for work the past few ... Read more...

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‘Couples kiss most between 1st and 2nd anniversaries’


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) If you are a newly married couple, here's some food for thought: a study has found couples kiss the most -- 31 times a week -- ... Read more...

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Big Brother star Makosi kicked out of Britain


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Big Brother star Makosi Musambasi was busted when she tried to enter the United Kingdom with her sister’s passport. UK immigration officers say the 31-year-old tried to ... Read more...

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Britain braces for deep-freeze, snowy weekend


February 8th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Britain was bracing itself for another weekend full of snow disruptions Tuesday after forecasters warned of a further wintry blast bringing fresh snowfalls.While temperatures Tuesday night ... Read more...

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Britain in deep freeze


February 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Britain is under the spell of snow, ice and freezing temperatures and the prevailing condition may last through February.On Tuesday, people in parts of Britain woke ... Read more...

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Snow and ice blanket Britain


February 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Heavy overnight snow in Britain severely disrupted road, rail and air travel Sunday, The Telegraph reported.Drivers were forced to spend the night in their cars as ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda terrorist banned from flying to Britain


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A suspected Al Qaeda terrorist, believed to be hiding in Yemen, has been banned from flying into Britain amid fears that he might try to blow ... Read more...

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Pilots ‘almost pass out’ after taking off


January 9th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A looming disaster was averted when a passenger British Airways flight returned to Heathrow just minutes after taking off. The two female pilots at the back of ... Read more...

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Kat’s nightmare after missing flight in London


September 11th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) It's been a harrowing 24 hours for Katrina Kaif when she missed her flight back to Mumbai from London."That's where our nightmare began," recounts Katrina, who ... Read more...

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British airline to begin Amritsar-London flight


September 8th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) To provide better linkage between Punjab and London, British Midland International (BMI) airline will commence its flights from Amritsar Oct 14, an airline official announced here ... Read more...

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Indian air cargo to Africa increasing


July 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Indian air cargo to Africa is increasing at a steady rate of about 15-20 percent per year, with the country exporting approximately 6,000 tonnes 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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West African dwarf crocodiles seized in London


June 10th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities entered a house in London on a mission but they ended seizing four West African dwarf crocodiles at the premises. The animals were being kept in ... Read more...

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Air India to operate from Heathrow Airport’s new terminal


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said it will shift operations of all its flights to London to the newly built Terminal 4 at the Heathrow ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda planned ‘nuclear hell storm’ after 9/11: WikiLeaks


May 13th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda had planned attacks on US nuclear power plants, airports and even the Brooklyn Bridge after 9/11, Pakistani terrorist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told his interrogators, ... Read more...

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‘Missing’ Nepali coir surfaces three days on in UK


April 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): A Nepalese choir group, whose disappearance from Heathrow Airport had left organisers of the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival in Britain disappointed and shocked, are reportedly on ... Read more...

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Nepali coir missing from Heathrow airport


April 29th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): A Nepali coir group, who were invited to become the main stars of the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival in Britain, have gone missing after arriving at ... Read more...

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Sarah Harding books palatial wedding venue


April 19th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding has booked a palatial mansion in Berkshire, England, for her wedding to DJ Tom Crane.According to The Sun newspaper, Harding has ... Read more...

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Couple tried to check in dead cow on Virgin Atlantic flight


April 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Virgin Atlantic has let the public into its list of some of the most bizarre things people try to bring onboard. Among the many things that ... Read more...

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