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‘Britons have more faith in gold than savings’


October 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Over a third of Britons are buying gold instead of putting cash into their savings, a new poll has found.With gold prices hitting record highs, new ... Read more...

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Britain turning a nation of hoarders?


September 16th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Britain is becoming a nation of hoarders, a new research has found.With interest rates being low, people in Britain have started either to invest in art ... Read more...

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Chola MS General targets Rs.1,400 crore premium in 2011-12


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) City based non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd. is targeting a gross premium income of around Rs.1,400 crore this fiscal, a senior company official ... Read more...

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An average couple bickers 2,455 times a year


May 20th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Ever wondered how many rows does an average British couple have? Well, a survey says couples bicker 2,455 times a year.The Sun cited the survey ... Read more...

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Almost every woman has 11 pairs of shoes she’ll never wear


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): A research has suggested that almost every woman has a collection of shoes that will never see the light of day.While the average British female owns 20 pairs, ... Read more...

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Hacker group releases US bank’s e-mails’ after WikiLeaks rumours


March 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 14 (ANI): A group called Anonymous last night released material relating to mortgages issued by a major US bank.The release follows month of speculation that WikiLeaks has a ... Read more...

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Average Brit carries at least 3 useless keys


March 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the average Briton carries round nine keys - but has no idea what at least three of them open.It means there are ... Read more...

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Now children are cooking their first meal 5-yrs earlier than their parents did


February 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A survey has shown that children are taking to the stove and cooking their first meal five-years earlier than their parents' generation did.The Lloyds TSB Home Insurance poll ... Read more...

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Coronation Street 10 times more dangerous than average Manchester street


November 29th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has found that Coronation Street is 10 times more dangerous than the average Manchester street.Coronation Street alone would have cost insurers 315,620 pounds to repair ... Read more...

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Put out too much on Facebook and risk burglary


September 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) People who post too much personal information on social networking sites could be at risk from burglary, a media report said Thursday. Wisbech magistrates' court heard that ... Read more...

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What Does Your Home Insurance Cover?


August 26th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Considering that the premiums are on the rise and the payers' salaries are on the decline, it is but an obvious question to ask that what ... Read more...

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Parents lie to their kids 100 times a year


March 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): There are 100 lies that parents tell their children in a year - despite teaching them to be truthful, according to a survey.The survey of more than 1,000 ... Read more...

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Half a million Brits change their bedsheets only three times a year!


February 17th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Secret of Britons' dirty bedsheets is out - and it's too dirty to be exposed.The survey of 1,029 men and women aged 18 and over, conducted by Sheilas' ... Read more...

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Average couple has 135 rows a year


January 7th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): An average couple has 135 tiffs a year, a new UK study has found.According to the survey by Esure home insurance, couples spend 40 minutes a day on ... Read more...

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Bosses can spot late-for-work excuses


November 19th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): The next time you arrive late for work, don't start giving excuses to your boss, for a new study has found that employers don't believe excuses for not ... Read more...

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Credit-crunched burglars stealing fridges, other kitchen appliances!


November 13th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Cash and jewellery no more attract recession-hit burglars, as they've set eyes only on fridges and other kitchen appliances.Between March and August this year, 50 vacuum cleaners, 26 ... Read more...

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Television voted Greatest Household Gadget Ever


September 25th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Television has been voted the greatest household gadget ever made in a new UK poll.Eight out of 10 women surveyed in The Sheilas' Wheels Home Insurance study said ... Read more...

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Mishap Mondays blamed on hangovers


September 8th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Most domestic accidents happen on a Monday - thanks to hangovers.And the mishaps include starting fires with hair straighteners, letting a bath overflow and spilling hot drinks on ... Read more...

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Sales of household safes rocket in Britain


October 10th, 2008 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (DPA) British savers with too much cash to hide under the mattress have been buying up household safes to protect their wealth from the global market turmoil, the Times ... Read more...

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Most Brits spending Saturday nights staying in due to credit crunch


August 12th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): An increasing number of Britons now prefer to spend their Saturday nights at home following the credit crunch.According to a new survey by Halifax Home Insurance, nearly ... Read more...

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Shriram General to push unique business plan


July 16th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) At a time when the Indian general insurers are chasing top line growth focusing on the corporate segment and at the retail end of health insurance, the Jaipur-headquartered ... Read more...

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Husband murdered Indian origin constable wife in UK to enjoy life with hooker


May 29th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): Fadi Nasri, the unfaithful husband of special constable Nisha Patel Nasri, was found guilty on Thursday of hiring a hitman to kill his wife so that he ... Read more...

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Dining rooms may soon be a history in the UK


January 29th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 29 (ANI): It looks like traditional formal dining room dinners are passe in the UK, for a new research has claimed that such spaces in the house are dying out ... Read more...

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