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Inquest into Russian spy’s death to begin in 2013


September 21st, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An inquest into the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who was allegedly poisoned to death in London in 2006, will open in 2013, ... Read more...

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Japanese minister found dead at home


September 11th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 10 (IANS) Tadahiro Matushita, Japanese minister for post reform, and concurrently minister of state for financial services, was found dead at home in Tokyo Monday having allegedly committed ... Read more...

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Two British policewomen sacked for racial abuse


September 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Two women police officers in Britain have been sacked after a colleague recorded them having a conversation in which one said that black people looked like ... Read more...

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Man plunges to his death from London’s Tate modern gallery


July 25th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man has plunged to his death from the Members Rooms of the Tate Modern Gallery. The accident happened on Tuesday evening at around 6 pm.The gallery ... Read more...

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Ronnie Barker’s son Adam Barker arrested after years of being on the run


July 24th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ronnie Barker’s son Adam Barker arrested after being on the run for a number of years. It may be recalled that he was arrested in 2003 on ... Read more...

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Prohibitive ticket prices keep Indian diaspora off Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) With three days to go for the Olympics opening ceremony, the rush for tickets is intense - but not for the estimated 1.6 million Indians ... Read more...

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Britain returns stolen artefacts to Afghanistan


July 19th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Historical artefacts dating back to the Bronze Age (3500 to 1200 BC) that were stolen from Afghanistan and smuggled to Britain have been returned by ... Read more...

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British woman says she was raped during sleepwalk


July 17th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) A British woman, who was a dinner party guest, went sleepwalking during a stay-over in the middle of the night and later informed police of having ... Read more...

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A million British workers pumped up with drugs


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain are pumped up with drugs, a study suggests.Statistics from a drug-testing firm have revealed that around one in 30 employees ... Read more...

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Assange served extradition notice


June 29th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been served with an extradition notice by British police, BBC reported. He is wanted in Sweden on sex assault charges.The 40-year-old ... Read more...

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No-fly zone over Wimbledon to prevent terror attack


June 25th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A no-fly zone has been declared over Wimbledon for the first time since the 9/11 terror attacks.Aircraft have been banned from flying below 500 feet over ... Read more...

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Nalbandian spared more punishment for Queen’s Club incident


June 25th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian will not face further discipline from the ATP for injuring a line judge at the Queen's Club here.Nalbandian lost the ... Read more...

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10 held during Queen Elizabeth’s jubilee programme


June 4th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) At least 10 people have been arrested during Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in London, police said Monday.Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said that despite 1.5 ... Read more...

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British PM’s ex-spokesperson held for perjury


May 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron's former spokesman and ex-editor of the News of the World was detained Wednesday over allegations of perjury in court, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Nepalese government evacuates hundreds of squatters from Kathmandu


May 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) The Nepalese government Tuesday ordered the evacuation of hundreds of squatters from the Bagmati riverside of capital Kathmandu.More than 500 police personnel from Nepal Police, ... Read more...

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British police to be trained to spot sorcery


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) British policemen are all set to receive special training following a rise in witchcraft murders and attacks on children by their families and loved-ones across the ... Read more...

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Five held on terror charges in Britain (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Five men suspected of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism were arrested Tuesday in Britain, Scotland Yard said.Anti-terror police swooped on a series ... 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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Crown Jewels go on show for diamond jubilee


March 29th, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) A collection of British Crown Jewels will be displayed Thursday at the Tower of London to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.The exhibition will ... Read more...

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Blast kills three varsity students in Colombia


March 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 26 (IANS/EFE) Three Colombian university students, including a woman, died Sunday when the explosives they were handling went off at a house in Bogota, officials said.A fourth student ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks, five others arrested for phone hacking


March 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International group, and her husband were among six people arrested Tuesday in the phone hacking ... Read more...

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3,000 arrested in Bangladesh


March 10th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) Over 3,000 people have been arrested till Saturday from all over Bangladesh ahead of a rally planned for March 12 by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist ... Read more...

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Sun defence editor arrested


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The defence editor of Britain's The Sun newspaper was arrested over allegations of corrupt payments made to public officials. She was later released on bail, the ... Read more...

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London plans big security exercise for Olympic Games


February 21st, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) London authorities are planning a massive security exercise this week for the upcoming Olympic Games, the Metropolitan police said.The exercise will test the response of emergency ... Read more...

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Journalist couple stabbed to death in Dhaka (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 11 (IANS) A Bangladeshi husband-wife journalist duo was stabbed to death by unidentified attackers early Saturday in front of their five-year-old son at their home in a ... Read more...

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Five employees of The Sun held in Britain


February 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Five employees of British newspaper The Sun, a police officer, an employee of the defence ministry and a member of the armed forces were arrested Saturday ... Read more...

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Journalist couple killed in Dhaka


February 11th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 11 (IANS) Two Bangladeshi journalists -- a husband-wife duo -- were Friday night found murdered at their home in Dhaka, police said Saturday.Meherun Runi was a reporter for ... Read more...

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QPR’s Ferdinand gets a bullet by post


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) English football club Queens Park Rangers received a "malicious package", reportedly a bullet, addressed to defender Anton Ferdinand ahead of the fourth-round FA Cup clash against ... Read more...

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British Royal Marines practise Olympic security


January 17th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) The British Royal Marines have joined police on the Thames here for a week-long security exercise in preparation for the 2012 Olympics.The Green Berets joined the ... Read more...

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ICC backs Australia’s move to combat cheat in sport


January 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has supported proposals being made by the Australian government to establish a national framework of laws to combat cheating in sport. ... Read more...

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Nearly 1,000 British cops have criminal records


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) At least 944 serving police officers in Britain as well as community support officers have criminal records, according to official figures.The offences include causing death by ... Read more...

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McCanns’ release jigsaw image of Madeleine


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The McCanns are still pleading with the public to volunteer information to help them locate daughter Madeleine. The girl has been missing since the 3rd of May ... Read more...

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Man jailed for stealing rare bird eggs


December 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) A Briton has been jailed for six months for stealing over 700 eggs belonging to some of the most endangered birds in the country.Matthew Gonshaw was ... Read more...

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Explosives from Britain found at Bahrain airport


December 8th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 8 (IANS) A package that came from Britain and contained explosives has been detected at the Bahrain International Airport, Xinhua reported.Bahraini security authorities announced Wednesday evening that they ... Read more...

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Blast near British embassy in Bahrain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 4 (IANS) A blast occurred Sunday in a bus parked near the British embassy in Bahrain capital Manama, the interior ministry said. There were no reports of any ... Read more...

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