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Calling someone ‘fat’ could become a hate crime in UK


May 30th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The leading charity Central YMCA is supporting the plans of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image, which could soon make the use of words like ... Read more...

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British home secretary seeks Human Rights Act scrapped


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May wants the Human Rights Act should be scrapped as it is hindering the Home Office's efforts to deport terrorist suspects, ... Read more...

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Lib Dem candidate leaves party red-faced posting raunchy pics on Internet


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): A Liberal Democrat local election candidate in Britain has left her party red-faced after she posted raunchy pictures of herself posing in fetish gear on the Internet.The semi-naked ... Read more...

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We should revisit blasphemy law: Asfandyar Wali Khan


April 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said that there is a need to revisit the blasphemy law."No law is absolutely good or flawed, ... Read more...

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One in eight people in UK foreign born


April 15th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): The Office for National Statistics in its latest report has said that almost one in eight people living in the UK is foreign born.The proportion of the ... Read more...

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Brit teacher, nicknamed Salford Stallion, slept with three of his pupils


April 5th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): A deputy head teacher in Britain, nicknamed "the Salford Stallion", was exposed as having an affair with two of his pupils at the same time after one ... Read more...

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Criminals should be sentenced as per their maturity not age: UK study


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): A UK study has suggested that criminals should be given sentences based on their emotional and psychological maturity and not on their age.A majority of both the public ... Read more...

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British MPs banned from tweeting in the Commons


January 20th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): British MPs were on Wednesday banned from using the Twitter microblogging website while sitting in the House of Commons.Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle gave the ruling after Labour's Kevin ... Read more...

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Wikileaks founder Assange appeals for his release in UK


December 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): 'Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in the London for sexually assaulting two women during his stay in Sweden, has reportedly appealed to the Westminster magistrates court ... Read more...

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Bank Of England Reveals That The Overdraft Charges Have Touched Down At A Record 19%


December 7th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The clientele of the U.K. banks are being harassed by the hugest overdraft charges since the records commenced, as per the revealed statistics of the ... Read more...

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‘Russian spy tricks womanising Brit MP for access to secret documents’


December 6th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A Brit minister was targeted by a 'Russian spy' in Moscow in a 'honeytrap' sting, it has emerged.Liberal Democrat Mike Hancock, 64, was introduced to 25-year-old Katia Zatuliveter ... Read more...

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Lib Dem campaigner for battered women ‘assaults Tory husband’


December 1st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): A Liberal Democrat councillor, who campaigns to help battered women, assaulted her Conservative husband when their own coalition came to a bitter end, a court heard.Christine James, ... Read more...

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Number of men reporting abuse by women doubles in decade: Scottish study


November 17th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A survey has found that the number of men claiming to have been abused by women has more than doubled up in less than a decade.The latest statistics ... Read more...

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British deputy PM Clegg ‘plotted to ditch tuition fees pledge’


November 13th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was secretly plotting to ditch his pledge to axe tuition fee hike two months before the election, a media report said ... Read more...

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Protest in Britain over tution fee hike turns violent


November 10th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Protests in Britain over the government's plan to raise tution fees in universities turned violent Wednesday as demonstrators marched towards parliament, damaging buildings and clashing with security ... Read more...

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UK’s “Abu Ghraib” in dock over ‘brutal mistreatment’ of Iraqi prisoners


November 6th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Evidence of the alleged brutal mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners at a secret British military interrogation center, known as "the UK's Abu Ghraib", has emerged during high court proceedings ... Read more...

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Premier League owners ‘as impotent as a room of eunuchs’ ruining sport: Brit politician


October 26th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): English Premier League club owners have been labeled "as impotent as a room of eunuchs" by a British politician, who has urged the government to step in and take ... Read more...

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Brit minister says kids must see women’s rights film full of F-word fusillade


October 25th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Children should be allowed to see a film that contains 17 uses of the F-word as it has vital things to say about women's rights, says a Brit ... Read more...

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EU-India “free trade agreement” will allow flood of Indian skilled workers into Britain


October 9th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A new European Union trade deal with India, which is scheduled to be signed in December, would reportedly allow thousands of Indian workers to enter Britain.According to ... Read more...

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UK police probing Lib Dem MP on ’seduction’ charge


September 27th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): Police are investigating a senior Liberal Democrat lawmaker for reportedly trying to seduce a vulnerable female constituent.The 36-year-old single mother reportedly approached Mike Hancock, MP for Portsmouth South, with ... Read more...

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Christina Hendricks an ‘absolutely fabulous’ curvy role model


September 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 01 (ANI): Christina Hendricks, who was recently named 'sexiest woman in America', has found herself unwittingly spearheading a campaign for curvier women.With a shape that Jessica Rabbit would die for, ... Read more...

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British business secretary for a liberal immigration policy


July 28th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 28 (IANS) Even as British Prime Minister David Cameron begins his first official visit to India, his Business Secretary Vince Cable created a stir by saying he ... Read more...

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British business secretary bats for liberal immigration policy


July 28th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 27 (IANS) Even as British Prime Minister David Cameron begins his first official visit to India, his Business Secretary Vince Cable created a controversy by saying he ... Read more...

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India trip wil bring back memories for Cameron, team members


July 26th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 26 (IANS) For some of the British queen's representatives, including Prime Minister David Cameron, their visit to India would evoke bitter-sweet memories from the past.Cameron last visited ... Read more...

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Voluptuous Christina Hendricks is ‘fabulous role model’, says Brit MP


July 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Christina Hendricks, the "voluptuous" star of Mad Men, has been hailed as an "absolutely fabulous" physical role model, according to Lynne Featherstone, the Equalities Minister.The Liberal Democrat ... Read more...

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Watchdog says websites pose biggest terror threat to UK


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): The official reviewer of the British Government's anti-terrorism laws, Lord Carlile, has warned Prime Minister David Cameron to his attention instead to websites that openly advocate violence.A ... Read more...

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British government for “good relations” with the Tatas


June 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 30 (IANS) The new British government wants "good relations" with the Tata Group, which owns the Jaguar Land Rover, and the steel giant Corus, even as it has ... Read more...

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‘The Real World’ star Sean Duffy is running for Congress


June 29th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Real World star - Sean Duffy is running for the seat of the retiring David R. Obey. It ought to be mentioned that David R. ... Read more...

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British government under pressure over non-EU migration


June 28th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 28 (IANS) The British government is reportedly under pressure from coalition partners, the Liberal Democrats, to ensure that the proposed cap on non-EU economic migration to Britain does ... Read more...

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Cameron to meet Manmohan in Toronto before Delhi visit


June 19th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 19 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to finalise details of his visit to India, that will be preceded by a string of ministerial and ... Read more...

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New Tory MP accused of having an affair


June 14th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Newly-elected Tory MP Caroline Nokes, 37, who has been dubbed "Cameron Cutie" for her looks, has been accused of having an affair with a 27-year-old lover.The MP for ... Read more...

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University fees set to rise in Britain


June 10th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 10 (IANS) British and international students are likely to pay higher tuition fees as the new coalition government is set to squeeze spending in the higher education ... Read more...

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Scrap English criteria in non-EU student visas: British MPs


June 8th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 8 (IANS) British MPs, cutting across party lines, have called for abolition of the English language criteria for international students, particularly from non-European Union (EU) countries, contending ... Read more...

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Britain saw rapid rise in non-EU influx with points plan


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 3 (IANS) The Labour's bluff was called as official figures revealed the tightened points-based immigration system was not so tough after all, with immigration from non-European Union ... Read more...

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David Laws resigns over expenses claim


May 30th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Laws resigned from the coalition Cabinet on Saturday after revelations that he claimed 40,000 pounds of taxpayers' money to pay rent ... Read more...

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