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Jacqui Smith asks porn barons to fund ‘real’ sex ed in schools


February 27th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Former British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has asked porn barons to fund 'real' sex education in schools and has been branded naive for her demand.Smith, who claimed expenses ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith admits her hubby liked watching porn


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Former UK Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has admitted that her husband liked watching porn.Smith, who was publicly shamed after her husband claimed for blue movies on her expenses, ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith: Ex Home Secretary to present BBC Radio porn documentary


January 29th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Porn shame minister Jacqui Smith is set to make a documentary about pornography for BBC. The former Labour Home Secretary's shocking new job comes after she was caught up ... Read more...

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UK has no link with Bangladesh secret “torture” centres: Envoy


January 19th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan 19 (ANI): British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Sir Stephen Evans, has denied media reports of his government having links with torture centres in Bangladesh.The Guardian had quoted sources as ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cable says US wanted moderate Pak Imams in UK


December 14th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): The latest leaked US diplomatic cable reveals that the United States was mulling to import moderate Pakistani Imams in UK to take control over rising extremism in Britain.The ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith Loses Seat To Tory Candidate


May 7th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, May 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jacqui Smith, the former Home Secretary of Britain who had to resign from her post following the expenses scandal which rocked the political circuit in ... Read more...

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LSD and cannabis less harmful than alcohol, says UK govt’s drug expert


October 29th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): In what could come as a rude shock to many alcoholics and smokers, the British government's drug adviser has said that drugs like Ecstasy, LSD and cannabis are ... Read more...

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Ex-Brit Home Secy apologises for claiming hubby’s porn film expenses


October 13th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Ex-British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has said sorry to the Commons for wrongly claiming 116,000 pounds in second home allowances, which included porn movies watched by her husband.However, ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith was aware hubby had been watching porn movies


July 12th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Former British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has admitted that she was aware that her husband had been watching pornographic movies before the expenses scandal broke out.Jacqui resigned from ... Read more...

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Fourth British minister quits, Brown urged to step down (Lead)


June 5th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) A fourth British minister resigned in four days Friday, spurring Prime Minister Gordon Brown to begin reshuffling his cabinet in the middle of a deepening political crisis. Pressure ... Read more...

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Third minister steps down from Brown’s government


June 5th, 2009 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (DPA) A third British minister resigned from Prime Minister Gordon Brown's government late Thursday and called on the leader to step down. Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell announced ... Read more...

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British newspaper calls for Gordon Brown’s resignation


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (DPA) Britain's Guardian newspaper, which has traditionally backed the Labour party, Wednesday called on Prime Minister Gordon Brown to step down because he had failed in government. "The tragedy ... Read more...

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British expenses scandal moves to heart of government


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (DPA) The scandal over the abuse of parliamentary expenses moved closer to the core of Prime Minister Gordon Brown's government Tuesday amid reports of an expected ministerial resignation ... Read more...

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UK actress Lumley begged for Gurkha settlement rights


May 30th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Actress Joanna Lumley had to beg British Prime Minister Gordon Brown over the issue of Gurkhas' settlement rights, she has revealed.In an interview with Jonathan Ross, the ... Read more...

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Britain ready to release, deport Pak student as charges of security threat withdrawn


May 30th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): The British authorities have agreed to release and deport Pakistan student, Tariq-ur-Rehman, who was arrested in the terror raids carried out on May 8.The Nation reports that Rehman ... Read more...

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UK Home Secretary faces flak over fresh MI5 torture allegations


May 27th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith is likely to face legal action over allegations that MI5 agents colluded in the torture of a British former civil servant by Bangladeshi ... Read more...

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Bangladesh is ’safe haven for British Islamic terrorists’: Security experts


May 24th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Security experts have warned that extremists training in Bangladesh could pose a major threat to Britain, adding that the south-Asian country has become a "safe haven" for terrorists.According ... Read more...

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Fish and chips supper, kiss at doorstep sealed Gurkhas’ victory in UK


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): A fish and chips and champagne supper at her London home followed by a goodnight kiss is said to have sealed a deal between actress Joanna Lumley ... Read more...

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Finally, Gurkha veterans get British residency rights


May 21st, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) All former Gurkhas who have served in the British Army for at least four years will now be eligible to settle in Britain, Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said ... Read more...

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MPs’ expenses: Claims would shame dictator, police tell Jacqui Smith


May 14th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Senior police officers have told Home Secretary Jacqui Smith that MPs are enjoying expenses that would not look out of place in a "Third-World dictatorship". Members of the ... Read more...

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MPS’ warn that 24-hour drinking has turned Britain into ‘Wild West’


May 14th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, may 14 (ANI): An MPs' report has warned that permission for twenty-four hours drinking has turned parts of Britain into the Wild West.According to The Telegraph, officers are being forced to ... Read more...

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Grieving Gurkha given permission to stay in the UK


May 14th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 14 (ANI): A grieving Gurkha veteran who watched his soldier son's flag-draped coffin return from Afghanistan yesterday has been told he can stay in Britain.Officials had earlier snubbed heartbroken Dhan ... Read more...

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Bungling aide leaves UK PM Brown red-faced


May 11th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was left red-faced on Sunday when a bungling aide left his make-up tips in a taxi.The note, which was found among a ... Read more...

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Britain names ‘least wanted’ visitors


May 5th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (DPA) Islamic extremists, white supremacists and leaders of a Russian skinhead gang were among people barred from entering Britain on the grounds that they would promote hatred, terrorist violence ... Read more...

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Lashkar commander in Britain’s least-wanted list


May 5th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 5 (IANS) A senior Lashar-e-Taiba operative is among 22 people who have recently been barred by Britain from entering its borders for fostering extremism or hatred, the ... Read more...

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Brit politician ‘claimed sauna on taxpayer-funded allowances’!


May 3rd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Falling among growing cases of misuse of taxpayer-funded allowances is the recent report of a British Labour MP, who allegedly claimed the cost of building a sauna on ... Read more...

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Plans for public database scrapped, but net surfers to be monitored in Britain


April 28th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): The British Home Secretary has scrapped plans for a public database, but has asked communications firms to monitor and record all internet contacts between people.According to a ... Read more...

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Britain’s new security measures - monitor every call, e-mail


April 25th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) The British government plans to give its police and security forces sweeping powers to snoop on every call, e-mail or website visit by the public, media reports ... Read more...

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UK Govt. tp monitor every phone call, email or website visit


April 25th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.25 (ANI): The Gordon Brown Government has revealed that it plans to monitor every phone call, email or website visit.Plans for this exercise are to be unveiled next week, reports ... Read more...

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Indian origin academic wins appeal to stay back with family in UK


April 24th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): A respected Perth academic of Indian origin, who was threatened with deportation, was celebrating after being given a reprieve by the British Home Office.A judge had originally rejected ... Read more...

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Pak asks Britain to not deport students caught during anti-terror raids


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 23 (ANI): Pakistan has asked the British government not to deport its citizens who were rounded up on suspicion of links with terrorists, but were later released, as the UK ... Read more...

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Three arrested Pakistanis to fight deportation from UK


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): A lawyer for the three Pakistani men facing deportation after being arrested in anti-terror raids earlier this month says his clients will fight to stay on in ... Read more...

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Pak students being granted British visa after telephone interview only


April 21st, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): Students of Pakistani origin are being granted British visas on the basis of a telephone interview, even as investigation teams probe different aspects of a crackdown involving twelve alleged ... Read more...

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Arrested Pak students’ remand likely to be extended


April 21st, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): The police remand of the 10 Pakistani students detained on the suspicion of being involved in Manchester terror plots, which expires on April 22, is likely to be ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith’s home struck with ’shameful’ blue plaque


April 14th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Jacqui Smith's house in Nunhead, South London, became the target of pranksters on Monday when they fixed a blue plaque to it, in order to shame the British ... Read more...

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