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David Cameron to apologize to Hillsborough victims’ families


September 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The English Prime Minister, David Cameroon will on Wednesday apologize to the families of football spectators that died 23 years ago. He will also show his regret ... Read more...

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Trickle down won’t work in eliminating poverty: Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called for a rethink on the development policy, saying the trickle down theory, the standing rationale for economic reforms, won't ... Read more...

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Putin tests every meal before eating: Former chef


July 25th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Vladimir Putin is so paranoid about being poisoned that he has his every meal tested by qualified food tasters, a former chef of the Russian ... Read more...

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Norman St John-Stevas dies at the age of 82 years


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most respected politicians in the United Kingdom, Norman St John-Stevas, has died at the age of 82. His family announced that the former lawmaker ... Read more...

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‘The Iron Lady’-a perfect Streep show (IANS Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Iron Lady"; Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant; Director: Phyllida Lloyd; Rating: ****The test of democracy is when a woman has as much right to a position ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep turns saviour for Watts


March 1st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep is lending a helping hand to Naomi Watts, who will star in a biopic on the late Lady Diana, with some acting ... Read more...

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KJo’s starstruck moment with Meryl Streep (Movie Snippets)


February 27th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says amongst his rare starstruck moments in life was his chance meeting with American actress Meryl Streep, who just won her third ... Read more...

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Jean Dujardin, Meryl Streep win best actors


February 27th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep were named the best actors in leading role at the 84th Academy awards ceremony for their work in "The ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best costume design, ‘The Iron Lady’ makeup


February 27th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Silent black and white film "The Artist" won an Academy Award in the best costume design category, while Meryl Streep-starrer "The Iron Lady" took home ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wants Voila Davis to win Oscar


February 26th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep, who has been nominated in the best actress category for the Oscars, says she want her friend Viola Davis to win the prestigious ... Read more...

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Few filmmakers interested in women leaders: Meryl Streep


February 17th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Meryl Streep, who won the best actress BAFTA for her performance in "The Iron Lady", says she instantly said yes for the movie on former ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins best actress trophy at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep won the best actress trophy for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" at the the Orange British Academy ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ bags maximum Golden Globe gongs (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) After leading the nomination pack for the 69th Golden Globe awards, "The Artist" emerged as the big winner at the extravaganza by winning three ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lawrence to announce Oscar nominations


January 11th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) American actress Jennifer Lawrence will announce the nominations for 84th Academy Awards later this month.The 21-year-old, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her ... Read more...

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Streep hopes ‘Iron Lady’ will inspire filmmakers


January 6th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep who is portraying former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" hopes the movie will inspire more filmmakers to cast older ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep to be honored with a Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Versatile actress Meryl Streep is all set to be honored at the Berlin Film Festival with an honorary Golden Bear. The organizers of the film festival want ... Read more...

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Obama, Hillary Clinton again top most admired list


December 28th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continue to be named by Americans as the Most Admired Man and Most Admired Woman living ... Read more...

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Briton loses 20 years of memory after wasp sting


December 15th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) A 50-year-old Briton has lost more than 20 years of his memory after a wasp sting left him brain damaged.Graham Preston, from Bexleyheath, southeast London, has ... Read more...

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Streep donates film fee for charity


November 20th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep was so keen to make a film on former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher that she slashed her fee and donated the rest ... Read more...

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Trailer of Meryl Streep starrer Iron Lady released


July 8th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first trailer of the Margaret Thatcher-inspired movie “Iron Lady” has been released. The trailer was released online on Thursday. Thatcher was the first woman Prime ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher’s handbag sells for 25,000 pounds


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) A handbag once used by former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has been sold for 25,000 pounds at a charity auction.The leather bag by British luxury ... Read more...

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Madonna to be immortalised in comic book


June 25th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Pop singer Madonna's life story is set to be immortalised in a comic book.The highs and lows of the 52-year-old singer will be encapsulated in ... Read more...

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How Israelis ‘armed junta’ in Falklands conflict revealed


April 21st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): Israel secretly provided arms and supplies to Argentina during the Falklands conflict, according to revelations in a new book.According to the Daily Mail, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem ... Read more...

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Jolie immortalised in comic book


March 30th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has been immortalised in a comic book that talks about her rise to fame and life with actor and partner Brad ... Read more...

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If Gaddafi stays, American enemies will get emboldened: Rumsfeld


March 28th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Pensacola (Florida, US), Mar. 28 (ANI): Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has said that if Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi remains in power, it will damage the prestige of the United States ... Read more...

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Netflix beats networks to acquire ‘House of Cards’


March 19th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Netflix has beaten cable networks such as HBO to get its hands on ‘House of Cards’.The show ‘House of Cards’ is Kevin Spacey’s new drama ... Read more...

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One in 10 Britons takes sleeping pills


March 4th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) At least one in 10 people in Britain is taking pills to get to sleep at least three times a week, according to a latest study.The ... Read more...

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Kensington Street tops most expensive homes list in London


February 28th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Victoria Road in London's Kensington district has been rated as the most expensive for property in England and Wales by website Mouseprice.com.The average property on the street, where ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s sleazy political generation should retire: Mayor of Florence


February 20th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's, who is embroiled in controversies pertaining to his sexcapades, has been slammed by the mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi.The 36-year-old said that ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher refused to meet Meryl Streep over Hollywood biopic


February 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): The makers of upcoming film 'The Iron Lady' wanted lead actress Meryl Streep to discuss the project with Margaret Thatcher so that she could gain a better understanding ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep’s look as Margaret Thatcher unveiled


February 9th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep's new image as Margaret Thatcher for the upcoming film 'The Iron Lady' has been unveiled for film fans.Shooting has just begun on the ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep to Play Margaret Thatcher


February 9th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Meryl Streep is currently filming the movie 'The Iron Lady' in which she plays the part of England's Margaret Thatcher. Shooting began in late January as the sixty ... Read more...

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Thatcher held secret meetings with Indian guru


January 29th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher met controversial Indian guru Chandraswami at the House of Commons in 1975, after he was recommended to her by then deputy high ... Read more...

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Iron Lady’s Indian mystic guru who predicted she’d be Premier for 11yrs


January 29th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Margaret Thatcher was one of the strongest women leaders the world has ever seen, but what many do not know is that one of her sources of strength ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep visits House of Commons for Margaret Thatcher role


January 21st, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): It seems Meryl Streep can go to any extent to portray a role with perfection.The legendary actress recently caused a stir at the Houses of Parliament, ... Read more...

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