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BBC comes under fire for broadcasting film containing nudity at lunchtime


May 30th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The BBC has received numerous complaints for broadcasting at 1.45 pm a 2004 Hollywood version of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant Of Venice', which features nudity. The film ... Read more...

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Atletico Mineiro held guilty of exploitation of minors


May 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 16 (IANS) A Brazilian court has found national first division club Atletico Mineiro guilty of exploitation of minors.The Belo Horizonte-based club was ordered Tuesday to immediately ... Read more...

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Asian school dropouts suffering from eye problems


May 5th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Up to 90 percent of school dropouts in major Asian cities suffer from myopia or short-sightedness, BBC reported.Researchers, led by Ian Morgan from the Australian National ... Read more...

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‘Kids dehydrate as they hardly drink during breakfast’


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Nearly two-thirds of children are dehydrated because they hardly drink anything during breakfast, a new study says. An analysis of more than 450 children between nine ... Read more...

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McDonald’s staff caught selling stale food


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) A McDonald's restaurant here has been found selling food that should have been thrown away, Shanghai Daily reported Friday.Staff were also seen changing expiry dates and, ... Read more...

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Marijuana cigarette found in child’s lunchbox in US


December 10th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Daycare staff in the US state of Connecticut were stunned as they found a marijuana cigarette in a one-and-a- half-year old child's lunchbox.The Clinton Child ... Read more...

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A British school where kids learn head massage


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) A primary school in Britain trains its students in head massage, a daily practice which is claimed to have helped them in remaining calm.Pupils as young ... Read more...

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ISS astronauts congratulate British royal couple


April 29th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Crewmembers at the International Space Station (ISS) Friday congratulated Prince William and Kate Middleton on their wedding.Members of the Russian-US-Italian crew wished the British ... Read more...

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Hounding fans force Man U midfielder Gibson’s Twitter account to disappear


April 26th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Hounding from fans just two hours after setting up Twitter account forced Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson to remove his account from the social networking site.The Republic of ... Read more...

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Seaweed shake- an effective way to cut your flab!


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Finding a healthy way to lose weight? Try a seaweed shake.Scientists have found that adding the seaweed extract alginate to a chocolate milkshake suppresses hunger pangs.Men and women ... Read more...

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French police unions outraged over lunchtime alcohol ban


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 22 (ANI): France's police unions have expressed outrage over an official decree that suggested Compagnies Républicaines de Sécurité, or CRS officers, would no longer be served wine or beer with ... Read more...

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Seaweed shake keeps you slim by suppressing hunger


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A seaweed shake could help you stay slim by suppressing hunger pangs. Men and women who drank the seaweed extract alginate-based drink for breakfast felt almost ... Read more...

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David Cameron, wife to host royal wedding street party


March 28th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): It has emerged that David Cameron and his wife Samantha will be holding a street party to celebrate Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.The Prime Minister and ... Read more...

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Oz girl cancels Facebook birthday bash after 180K people accept invite!


March 15th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 15 (ANI): A 15-year-old girl from Sydney was forced to cancel her "small house birthday party" she organized on Facebook after almost 180,000 people accepted the invitation.Jess, from Chatswood, ... Read more...

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Oz girl cancels Facebook party after 20,000 claimed they would attend


March 14th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): A 15-year-old girl from Chatswood had to call off an "open house party" she had organized on Facebook, when more than 20,000 people claimed they would be ... Read more...

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Madhavan denies smooching scene with Kangana (Movie Snippets)


February 17th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Their chemistry in "Tanu Weds Manu" is the talk of the town - but R. Madhavan has clarified that he has not shot for any smooching scene ... Read more...

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Arsenal-Wolves clash more important than face-off with Barca: Wenger


February 12th, 2011 - 8:25 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): Arsenal's clash with the Wolves on Saturday is being seen as more important than their Champions League showdown with Barcelona, according to club coach Arsene Wenger.The three Premier ... Read more...

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Man survives 1,000-ft mountain fall


January 31st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) A climber, who plunged 1,000 feet down a mountain summit, left the rescue team shell-shocked after he was found standing and reading a map at the site. The ... Read more...

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Asteriod caused giant hole on Jupiter


January 31st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) A huge rock, some 500 metres long, hit Jupiter and created a hole the size of the Pacific Ocean, roughly the equivalent of Jupiter's Little Red Spot, scientists ... Read more...

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Manu, Kolo involved in training ground feud


January 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.5 (ANI): There has been tension between Manchester City stars Manu Adebayor and Kolo Toure since Toure publicly told some players at the club to stop wining and get on with ... Read more...

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Fritzl to get extra hour in bed and roast chicken dinner on Christmas Day


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Cellar monster Josef Fritzl will be treated to an extra hour in bed and a meal of roast chicken on Christmas Day.Meanwhile, his daughter, whom he raped for ... Read more...

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Bursts of exercise help keep weight off during the holidays


December 5th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Just because you're going out for dinner with friends or family on the weekend doesn't mean you have to gain those extra kilos.According to an expert, if you ... Read more...

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Briton admits to double murder after 20 years


November 19th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) A British dentist has admitted murdering his wife and the husband of his former lover 20 years ago, after elders at his church urged him to give himself ... Read more...

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NY Man Calls ‘Crime Stoppers’ Looking to Score Drugs


November 11th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from New York decided to call his dealer in order to purchase drugs from them. The deal would have most likely gone smoothly if he had ... Read more...

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Former Teen Idol David Cassidy Taken Into Custody For Drunken Driving


November 5th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former teen idol David Cassidy is hitting headlines lately but not for reasons he and his fans can be very proud of. The much acclaimed "The ... Read more...

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Working out during lunch-breaks builds everyday fitness


October 31st, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 31 (ANI): Too lazy to get up in the morning for exercise? Well, taking stairs during lunch breaks in the office would be enough to keep you fit.A personal trainer, ... Read more...

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Spanish National Siesta Championship won by unemployed security guard Pedro Soria Lopez


October 26th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Might be an unconventional championship but the first siesta competition was held in Spain. Unemployed security guard Pedro Soria Lopez won the championship and managed to bag ... Read more...

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BREAKING: Police Close Times Square Street as Man Runs From Suspicious Minivan


October 21st, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a story which feels all too familiar, the police in New York have closed off part of Times Square due to yet another suspicious vehicle which has ... Read more...

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Escaped Pet Chimpanzee Attacks Police Car, Terrifies KC, Missouri


October 21st, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A chimpanzee which weighed at least 300 pounds recently reeked havoc in Kansas City was apparently the pet of a nearby citizen of the Missouri town which had ... Read more...

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Man claimed wife beating was ‘traditional Turkish dance’


September 30th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 30 (ANI): A New Zealand kebab shop owner has been convicted of assaulting his wife after the judge dismissed his claims they were performing a traditional Turkish dance with violent-looking ... Read more...

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British PM’s baby sleeps in cardboard box


September 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron's baby daughter sleeps in a cardboard box as they didn't have a cot with them when she was born during a family ... Read more...

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Parrot tells owner about her husband’s polygamous ways


September 12th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): In an unusual incident, a parrot told its owner her man was cheating.Rachel Harrison was left crying mad when her pet parrot Harvey revealed all about her ... Read more...

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Tony Blair used alcohol as ‘a prop’ to cope with pressures of life in No 10


September 1st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Former British PM Tony Blair has admitted that he used alcohol as "a prop" to cope with the pressures of life in No 10.The bombshell revelation comes ... Read more...

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Caloric drinks show different effects on energy intake among men and women


August 26th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Having caloric beverages like fizzy colas and packaged juices has different affects on short-term total energy intake in men and women, according to a new scientific study from ... Read more...

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‘Fit’ Bill Clinton arrived in Rhinebeck on the eve of daughter’s wedding


July 31st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 31 (ANI): US president Bill Clinton arrived in Rhinebeck on the eve of daughter Chelsea Clinton's wedding, casually dressed and looking fit. The former president pulled into upstate Rhinebeck ... Read more...

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