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British MPs spend 27,000 pounds ruing dirty loos


June 1st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) An expensive study has found British parliamentarians complaining the most about their dirty marble-lined toilets in the Commons.The state of the Palace of Westminster's toilets was ... Read more...

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Future peek: loos that will analyse your poo


February 24th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) It may look to be coming straight from some science fiction but high-tech toilets that can analyse your poo, 3D contact lenses and doors that open ... Read more...

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London 2012 venues face toilet trouble


February 21st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) The organisers of the 2012 London Olympics are faced with toilet trouble ahead of the mega sporting event in July.According to documents obtained from the Olympic ... Read more...

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Cate Blanchett supports rainwater harvesting


September 4th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett has provided support to the launch of a new rainwater collection system in Sydney.The "Curious Case of Benjamin Button" star lent support ... Read more...

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Emraan much more than Bollywood’s serial kisser: Dibakar


September 1st, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee doesn't guarantee an image change for Emraan Hashmi with his political thriller "Shanghai" but says the film will bring out the "true ... Read more...

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Drizzle brings relief to sizzling Agra


May 10th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 10 (IANS) After the day temperature shot up to 44 degrees Celsius Monday and Tuesday forenoon, a dust storm accompanied by a slight drizzle brought welcome relief -- ... Read more...

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8 in 10 Brits fail to clean their loos every day!


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Britons' dirty secret is out - nearly eight in 10 householders fail to clean the loo every day.A survey - to mark World Toilet Day today - ... Read more...

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Exercise to beat your ‘fat’ genes


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Being born into a fat family is no excuse for obesity and exercise is the way to stay in shape, a new study says. Experts said people who are ... Read more...

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‘Gene driven obesity is a myth’


September 1st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Obesity researchers have rubbished the excuse that we are "slaves" to our genes. They found that by exercising people could slough off 40 percent of the extra weight ... Read more...

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Obesity is avoidable even if it runs in the family: Study


September 1st, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Blaming your genes for those extra pounds? Well, you might not be able to use that as an excuse anymore, for scientists have revealed that even people with ... Read more...

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UK shopping center to remove Muslim loos under public pressure


August 9th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.9 (ANI): The Exchange Shopping Centre in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, has been persuaded by the public to remove Muslim-style toilets.According to the Daily Express, the shopping center had installed two "Nile" ... Read more...

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Row over Royal Mail’s only for Muslim loos


July 31st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): A row has erupted after the Royal Mail introduced loos for Muslims at one of its biggest centers.According to the Daily Express, special "Nile pans" have replaced two ... Read more...

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Outrage forces UK shopping center to review decision to install ’squat loos’ for Asians


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22(ANI): A British shopping centre's decision to install "squat toilets" for Asian customers has come under intense criticism by outraged council chiefs.According to reports, two of the 200-pound loos, which ... Read more...

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Assembly discusses Rs.1.3 mn AC toilet in Goa CM’s constituency


July 21st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Controversy surrounding a Rs.1.3 million air-conditioned toilet being constructed in Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's constituency Margao, 35 km from here, has left the ruling benches in ... Read more...

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Barton dating British DJ?


July 19th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Actress Mischa Barton has reportedly found love in the arms of a British DJ. The "Orange County" star was spotted spending time with DJ Ali Love backstage ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton goes public with Brit DJ boyfriend


July 19th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): American actress Mischa Barton has finally stepped out in open with new English boyfriend DJ Ali Love.The OC star went public at the Lovebox festival, getting flirty ... Read more...

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Manchester shopping center installs ’squat loos’ for Asians


July 15th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): A shopping center is installing "squat toilets" for Asian customers in a bid to raise cultural awareness.According to The Sun, two of the 200-pound loos, which users crouch ... Read more...

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Book reveals history of household items we take for granted


June 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): An American author has written a book detailing the history of domestic life and the household items that we usually take for granted.In his book, 'At Home: A ... Read more...

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Brit Pub chain to get Sex And The City makeover to pull in ‘Swags’!


January 30th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 30 (ANI): A pub chain in Britain is ready to lure "Swags" with larger wine glasses, glossy magazines and free toiletries in loos.Greene King Pub Partners plans to target "Sassy, ... Read more...

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Woman finds Mr.Right - after dating 1,000 men!


January 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A 26-year-old woman dated 1,000 men in the last five years to find the love of her life.Amy Hinkley, a secretary, went through 13 dating agencies and ... Read more...

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Loos at monuments to get a shine


December 15th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Toilets at historical monuments in the capital and in the surrounding tourist circuit are set for a spanking new look. This was announced after the ... Read more...

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French doctor takes 6,000-mile ride to promote ’soft side’ of terrorism-torn Pak


November 10th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov. 10 (ANI): A French doctor is taking a 6,000-mile trip from Pakistan to Paris in order to promote tourism in the terrorism-torn country."We want to show the world the country ... Read more...

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New Zealanders to sit on toilets shaped like Madonna’s ‘pointy’ Bra


September 8th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 8 (ANI): Architectures in New Zealand capital Wellington are all set to build a toilet block that will clearly resemble the shape of Madonna's infamous pointy bra to jazz ... Read more...

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Australian PM once cleaned toilets


July 31st, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Friday said he once worked as a cleaner at a sawmill, "cleaning the loos". Rudd spoke to Fairfax Radio about his worst job ... Read more...

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Oz PM Rudd once cleaned loos


July 31st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 31 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd once cleaned bathrooms at a sawmill, and has described it as one of his worst job experiences.He revealed this while supporting Employment ... Read more...

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$1M bill for Queensland Parliament’s blocked toilets


July 14th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): Queensland MPs are struggling with the stink arousing from blocked toilets at Parliament House.At a budget hearing, Liberal National Party MP Jann Stuckey showed the Parliament photographs of ... Read more...

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Kate Moss booze fuelled week of debauchery


March 21st, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Kate Moss has been club hopping for an entire week and seems to be leaving her mark on every evening.The supermodel began her giant week on March ... Read more...

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When Kate Moss was forced to queue for the loos


March 21st, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Kate Moss reportedly lost her temper after being told to wait for her turn to use the loos at a club.The supermodel was allegedly in Londons posh ... Read more...

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Miley Cyruss first job was cleaning loos!


November 7th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Hannah Montana actress Miley Cyrus used to clean toilets before becoming famous.Cyrus, who made 18.2 million dollars last year, revealed on the Tyra Banks Show that she ... Read more...

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Winhouse vomits on designer clothes, slapped with huge bill


September 26th, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse landed herself with a 25,000 pound bill after borrowing designer frocks and returning them splattered with vomit.To make matters worse, the dresses even ... Read more...

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Winehouse slapped with PS25k bill for vomiting on designer clothes


September 25th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Troubled popstar Amy Winehouse has been handed out a huge 25,000-pound bill after she vomited on borrowed posh designer clothes.The designer was irate with the Back to ... Read more...

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Pop singer George Michael arrested over drugs


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
A pop singer George Michael was arrested for possession of drug Sunday.The multi-millionaire singer Michael was arrested after a tip-off from a suspicious toilet attendant after he was seen loitering in underground ... Read more...

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George Michael arrested over drugs possession


September 21st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): English singer songwriter George Michael has been arrested by police after he was caught in a public loo with crack cocaine in his possession.Michael was caught when ... Read more...

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DNA variants help pile fat on fat


May 5th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (IANS) New genetic variants could trigger fat mass, weight and risk of obesity, a study of 90,000 people conducted jointly by 77 global institutions has said. For example, rare ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover genetic link to weight and obesity


May 5th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered new genetic variants that might lead to bulging waistlines among individuals.The variants map close to a gene called MC4R. MC4R protein plays a key ... Read more...

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