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Dictators in royal wedding guest list invites rights activists’ ire


April 25th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Prince Charles and the UK Foreign Office have been criticized by the human rights activists for including the names of dictators in the royal wedding guest list.Bahrain's Crown ... Read more...

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Persistent poverty, not family instability, affects kid’s cognitive development


April 21st, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): UK researchers has revealed that children from homes that experience persistent poverty are more likely to have their cognitive development affected than children in better off homes.Family instability, ... 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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Fanatics tell Brit Muslim girl in Miss Universe competition to ‘rot in hell’


March 11th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): A girl, who hopes to become the first Muslim to represent UK at the Miss Universe competition, has revealed that religious zealots, who are against her competing, ... Read more...

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‘White women leading number of Britons converting to Islam’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): As many as 100,000 Britons have converted to Islam since 2001, with White women leading the number embracing the religion, according to a latest research.The Daily Star ... Read more...

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Foreign brides, grooms to face English tests in UK


November 27th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Foreign brides and grooms will have to prove they can speak English before being allowed to move to the UK under new rules which come in to force on ... Read more...

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Air pollution ‘costs us 6 months of our lives’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Air pollution from vehicles and power stations is reducing life expectancy in the UK by an average of 6 months, the government has warned."It's a national scandal that ... Read more...

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UK Govt. agrees on non-EU skilled migration cap of 43,000 in 2011-12


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.23 (ANI): The British Government will cap the number of non-EU skilled migrants allowed to enter the United Kingdom at about 43,000 next year, the BBC reports.The 43,000 cap from next ... Read more...

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Chinese marriage agency that hooks up bachelors with ‘princesses’!


November 12th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Want to marry a princess? Then head to Golden Ideas, a marriage agency in China that assists bachelors to marry up the social ladder to one of ... Read more...

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Reports of UK discriminating against Pakistanis “completely false”: Adam Thomson


November 6th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): British High Commissioner to Pakistan- Adam Thomson- has denied any discriminatory treatment being meted out to Pakistanis visiting or residing in the United Kingdom."Several Pakistani media outlets ... Read more...

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UK church diocese to be axed due to Muslim influx


October 25th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 25 (ANI): A Church of England diocese is set to be axed because Muslim worshippers in the area now outnumber Anglican congregations by two to one.The Dioceses Commission is believed ... Read more...

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Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, world’s second largest after Bollywood!


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): The Nigerian film industry, dubbed Nollywood, has now become the second largest in the world.According to a UNESCO report last year, Nollywood makes about 2,400 films per year, ... Read more...

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Modern Muslims make major life decisions using dreams


September 16th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the traditional practice of using night dreams to make major life decisions is in widespread use among modern Muslims.Durham University anthropologist Dr ... Read more...

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‘Red spy’ Anna Chapman ran money smuggling ring?


July 18th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): 'Russian spy' Anna Chapman faces claims of involvement in a money-smuggling operation when she was living in the UK.Anna, 28, is believed to have been behind black-market deals ... Read more...

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Racism at work ’still very common’


June 16th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Racism is still a very common practice at work in some parts of the world, says a recent study.Ethnic minorities living and working in Britain consider professions including ... Read more...

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France voted Most Unfriendly Nation on Earth


April 3rd, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): France is the most unfriendly nation on the planet, according to a poll.The French pipped Germans into second place, followed by the Spaniards, Italians and Turks, reports The ... Read more...

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Whiskers reveal secret life of invasive minks


December 24th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): A new analysis of the whiskers of minks, which escaped from fur farms and now live wild in the UK, is revealing the secret lifestyle of the animals.Scientists ... Read more...

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Tytler’s London visit aborted by arrest threat? (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 6 (IANS) Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was dropped from the Indian delegation for the launch of the Commonwealth Games baton relay in London last week, Sikh groups ... Read more...

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‘Jagdish Tytler’s UK visit blocked over 1984 Sikh massacre’


November 6th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 6 (IANS) Former minister Jagdish Tytler was dropped from the Indian delegation for the launch of the Commonwealth Games baton relay in London last week, Sikh groups ... Read more...

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Indian men living in UK ‘more prone to alcohol-related problems’


October 21st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Experts have raised concerns over the alcohol use in Indian men living in the UK.Although men born in India reportedly drank less than the general UK population, they ... Read more...

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Not closing legal loopholes allowing UK to become safe haven for evil: Report


August 12th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): The Gordon Brown Government is doing too little to close legal loopholes, and this is making Britain "a safe haven for evil," MPs and peers have warned.A report ... Read more...

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British South Asian kids ‘less active’


April 20th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): British South Asian kids are less active than their peers from other ethnic groups, a new study has found.This study is another piece in the jigsaw in ... Read more...

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Wife of Zardaris friend gets lucrative diplomatic posting


March 8th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8 (ANI): The wife of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris close friend has got a lucrative diplomatic posting abroad.Observers alleged that Shehnaz Mazhar had won the position a community ... Read more...

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Obamas bingo and roast beef-loving stepmum wants to stay in UK


January 17th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obamas stepmum has decided to stay in Britain as she loves bingo and roast beef.Kezia Obama, who was married to the Baracks Kenya-born dad, ... Read more...

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BBC DJ Chris Moyles apologizes for Polish prostitute comments


December 5th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles has apologized for his flippant remarks that suggested Polish people make good prostitutes.He told listeners to his Radio 1 show: "I''ve always ... Read more...

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South Asians, Blacks benefiting less from hypertension treatments in UK


November 11th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): South Asians and blacks living in the UK are not benefiting as much as white people from treatments focussed on controlling high blood pressure, according to a ... Read more...

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UK race watchdog says most popular TV programmes ”too white”


July 17th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): The Chairman of Britains Equality and Human Rights Commission, Trevor Phillips, has claimed that some of Britain''s most popular television programmes are too white" in orientation and ... Read more...

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Mugabe’s agents harassing Zimbabweans in UK, other parts of the globe


June 28th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Agents of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe feared security forces, the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), are reportedly waging a highly organised campaign to terrify the 4,000 MDC members ... Read more...

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Hitlers British lovechild alive and living in the UK?


December 13th, 2007 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Adolf Hitler fathered a British lovechild who was born in the UK and could still be living in the country.According to the New Statesman, an Oxfordshire man ... Read more...

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High birth rates among migrants pushing UKs population to a record high


December 9th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 9 (ANI): High birth rate among immigrant families in Britain is pushing the nations population to a record high, official figures have revealed.According to the figures from Office for National ... Read more...

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Jemima launches Free Pakistan Movement


November 16th, 2007 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Jemima Goldsmith Khan, ex-wife of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf chief Imran Khan, has launched a Free Pakistan Movement (FPM) with the active support of journalists, students, lawyers, doctors, other professionals, ... Read more...

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