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Egyptian minister arrested for groping in London


September 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian sports minister tried to claim diplomatic immunity after being arrested for groping a tourist while in London with his country's paralympic delegation, the Daily ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga all set to perform live in London


September 7th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ever eye catchy singer lady gaga is set to go for the biggest arena when she returns to London. The singer is set to go for ... Read more...

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Anti-Assad protesters attack Russian embassy in London


August 17th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pelted the Russian embassy in London with stones overnight, causing significant damage to the building, the embassy said in ... Read more...

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Chinese diver determined to bag diving gold at London


August 11th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) China's diving world champion Qiu Bo launched a near-perfect display from the 10m platform to qualify in top spot for Saturday's semi-finals.Qiu, winner of the event ... Read more...

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Olympics: Afghan taekwondoka gives country first medal in London


August 10th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Taekwondoka Rohullah Nikpai came for a gold medal but a bronze was enough to fill his eyes with tears, as he won the first medal at ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India-Pakistan can regain lost glory in London


July 29th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Pakistani hockey coach and players feel that both India and Pakistan look good to regain their lost glory at the London Olympics.Khawaja Junaid, 46, a ... Read more...

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Tunisia to showcase at ‘Africa Village’ in London


July 28th, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Along with 33 African countries, Tunisia will take part in the activities of the African Village at the Kensington Gardens in London.The village will be open ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese won’t have it easy at London


July 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The Chinese table tennis team will face strong resistance in its gold quest at the London Olympics.Wednesday's draws showed that Chinese paddlers may come up early ... Read more...

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Yi Jianlian to carry flag for China in London


July 26th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Chinese basketball player Yi Jianlian has been chosen to carry the flag of China at the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games Friday."I am honoured ... Read more...

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Facebook hiring for its engineering office in London


July 25th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social networking site Facebook is hiring engineers for its new office which would be located in London. This would be Facebook’s first engineering office, which would be ... Read more...

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Chinese pianist Lang carries Olympic torch in London


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Celebrated Chinese pianist Lang Lang carried the torch in London less than a week before the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.Temperature rose Sunday when the ... Read more...

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China, US to battle it out for top position in London


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) China beat long-time Olympic powerhouse United States in the number of gold medals at Beijing 2008 but in London it might be a different story.China ... Read more...

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Styles house hunting in London


July 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Harry Styles, member of boy band One Direction, is looking for a property in Primose Hill here.The 18-year-old was seen house hunting with a real estate ... Read more...

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Spice Girls reunite in London


June 27th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Famous girl band Spice Girls have reunited in London to launch a musical based on their greatest hits.Band members Victoria Beckham, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, ... Read more...

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Migrant squatters double in London


June 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Squatting in London's most affluent neighbourhoods has doubled in a year thanks to an influx of migrants fleeing economic problems in their home countries, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Victoria plans debut store in London


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham plans to open her first fashion store in London followed by stores in Asia, particularly in Hong Kong, in the near ... Read more...

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Jay Z, Beyonce buy home in London


May 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Singers Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z have decided to invest in a posh townhouse here following excessive expenditure on high-end hotels.They have invested in a five-bedroom ... Read more...

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Four people taken hostage in London


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) At least four people were reportedly taken hostage Friday in a central London area, following which snipers, explosive experts and a police negotiator reached the spot ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting test event held in London


April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) The shooting test event for the 2012 London Olympic Games is being held in the Royal Artillery Barracks range here, adding to the festive atmosphere as ... Read more...

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Knightley looks for home away from London


April 17th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley is searching for a house away from London in Britain's Norfolk countryside, in actor Johnny Depp's neighbourhood.She has been spotted looking at ... Read more...

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Plane makes emergency landing in London


April 16th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Flights in and out of London's second largest airport Gatwick were suspended Monday after a US-bound Airbus A330-300 plane was forced to make an emergency landing ... Read more...

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Genghis Khan statue unveiled in London


April 15th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A bronze sculpture of Mongolian hero Genghis Khan has been unveiled in London in order for visitors to "understand Asian culture" better.The statue, unveiled Saturday, rises ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon disrupts flights in London


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Flights were temporarily halted Friday in London's second largest airport Gatwick after a hot air balloon flew into its airspace.Planes had to wait on the tarmac ... Read more...

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Albanian fugitive held after 15 years in London


April 12th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) An Albanian accused of multiple murders in his native country and on the run for 15 years, has been finally arrested in north London.Ndrieim Sadushi, 41, ... Read more...

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When barely-clad girls strolled in London


March 30th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) It was a sight one may not come across just any other day in the heart of London, as a veritable harem of scantily-clad women strolled ... Read more...

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Madhuri unveils her wax statue in London


March 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit, known for her million-dollar smile, was "thrilled" to unveil her wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum here Wednesday.The 44-year-old is ... Read more...

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Driverless tube trains for London


February 29th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Driverless tube trains should be introduced in the next few years to reduce the power of union bosses, London Mayor Boris Johnson has said.Johnson wants to ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man burned to death in London


February 26th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) A medical student in Britain has been found guilty for her role in the killing of an Indian-origin Sikh who liked her.Gagandip Singh, whom Mundill Mahil ... Read more...

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Now, Gaga has a pad in London


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has reportedly bought a luxurious apartment in a the posh locality of Fitzrovia here and she is expected to share it ... Read more...

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Largest video game controller unveiled in London


January 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The largest video game joystick has been unveiled in London. The 265-pound pad was developed by students from Dutch’s Delft University of Technology.The pad was on display ... Read more...

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Adele plans to move out of London?


December 18th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Singer Adele, who recently underwent a vocal chords surgery, has plans to move out of London due to fears that pollution levels could damage her voice.The ... Read more...

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Taxi driver takes dog from Madrid to London


December 12th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British taxi driver was given a rare assignment to pick up a dog more than 1,600 kilometers away and return the canine. Driver John Jupp will ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi lose first round encounter in London


November 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi lost their first round Group A encounter against Swede Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau of Romania 6-7(6), 1-6 in the ... Read more...

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Jason Gardiner mugged in London


November 14th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jason Gardiner has revealed that he was mugged by two robbers in London on Sunday. The Dancing on Ice judge revealed that his attackers were “hooded black ... Read more...

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Mahesh Yogi’s sandals to be auctioned in London


November 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A pair of sandals once worn by spiritual leader Maharishi Mahesh Yogi are expected to fetch 80,000 pounds in an auction to be held later this ... Read more...

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