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Chinese firm to invest $2 bn to expand operation in Britain


September 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) China's telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies has announced that it planned to invest 1.3 billion British pounds ($2 billion) to expand its operation in Britain ... Read more...

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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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MP’s expense claims rise in a year


September 7th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Official figures show that the expenses for the MPs have gone up immensely as compared to what politicians spent before the expenses scandal. The bill rose ... Read more...

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British PM plans cabinet reshuffle to boost economy


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to reshuffle his government this week as members of parliament returned Monday for a new term after the ... Read more...

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Cameron wants Pakistan to act on British family’s murder


August 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron is putting pressure on the Pakistan government to ensure that justice was done to a visiting British family which was killed ... Read more...

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London launches Paralympic torch relay


August 24th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) A ceremonial cauldron was lit by former event rider Claire Lomas in London's Trafalgar Square to launch the Paralympic torch relay Friday.Lomas, who was paralysed ... Read more...

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Gaga plans to meet British Prime Minister


August 13th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is reportedly planning to meet British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss her charity plans.The 26-year-old had launched her Born This ... Read more...

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Olympics: Obama congratulates Cameron on success


August 13th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called British Prime Minister David Cameron to congratulate him on the success of the London Olympics."President Obama called Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Olympics: British PM announces more cash for athletes


August 13th, 2012 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that his government would find funding to maintain investment in elite Olympic athletes so that they can continue ... Read more...

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British schools spend sports time on Indian dance: Cameron


August 10th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Defending a decision to scrap two-hour-a-week allotted for sports in British schools, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the schools were using the time on ... Read more...

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President congratulates Mary Kom


August 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday congratulated Mary Kom on winning the bronze medal in women's boxing at 2012 London Olympics. "I am extremely delighted to ... Read more...

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Mary creates history, Devendro misses out (Overall India Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom was India's lone medal-winning boxer at the Olympics after Laishram Devendro Singh went down fighting in his quarterfinal bout Wednesday night.Mary Kom ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom wins a historic bronze (India Round-up)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom scripted history by becoming the country's first woman boxer to win a medal at the Olympics when she finished with a ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Olympic medallist Mary Kom


August 8th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday congratulated M.C. Mary Kom on winning the bronze medal in women's boxing at 2012 London Olympics."I join the nation ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom secures historic bronze (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom created history Wednesday by becoming the country's first woman boxer to win a medal at the Olympics.Mary Kom, however, had to ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom goes down fighting, takes bronze (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom had to settle for the bronze as she went down fighting in her 51 kg semifinal bout to Britain's Nicola Adams ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda may return after Afghan pullout, British PM warned


August 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda may return to Afghanistan and the country's future could be jeopardised if NATO-led foreign troops are withdrawn too quickly, military commanders ... Read more...

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Latest craze at the Games: Therapeutic tape (Olympic diary)


August 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) It is a thin, stretchy therapeutic tape that relieves pain, reduces swellings and inflammation, provides structural support to joints and muscles and enhances performance.Though the ... Read more...

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Chennai architect to participate in global business summit


August 4th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) City-based architect and member of the World Economic Forum's Design Innovation Council Sheila Sri Prakash will be participating in the Global Business Summit on Infrastructure ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain discussing space projects: Putin


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain are discussing a number of space projects, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday."We plan to launch several British satellites," Putin said ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain to boost cooperation on Syria


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain have almost similar views on some elements of the Syrian crisis and will work together to find possible solutions to the ... Read more...

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Putin to cheer for Russian judokas in Olympics


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in London Thursday for informal talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron and to witness some of the Olympic ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch wants Boris to lead the Tories


August 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rupert Murdoch wants Boris Johnson to lead the Tories. Johnson is a British politician who is currently the mayor of London and he is also an accomplished ... Read more...

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British guard stuns paperless Cameron


July 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A diligent guard deputed for Olympic security duty surprised Whitehall-headed British Prime Minister David Cameron Monday by asking him to show his papers.Cameron, however, praised ... Read more...

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Russian, Western differences on Syria exaggerated: Medvedev


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There is less difference between the Russian and Western stances on the Syrian crisis than is perceived because both Moscow and its Western partners ... Read more...

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Olympics: Queen ‘Bonds’ with Craig at opening ceremony


July 28th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) It was a rare occasion when Queen Elizabeth II played a cameo with James Bond actor Daniel Craig in a surreal film that awed spectators ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama arrives in Britain


July 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama who is leading America's delegation to the Olympics Friday arrived in Britain for the start of a two-day visit.Her packed ... Read more...

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UK ready for Olympics: Cameron


July 27th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has said Britain is ready for the "greatest show on Earth" as the final countdown to the start of the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Security is top priority, says Cameron


July 27th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Security during the London Olympic Games was the British government's main concern, Prime Minister David Cameron has said."Obviously, our main concern is to have secure ... Read more...

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I’ll legalise gay marriage by 2015: Cameron


July 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised that gay marriage will be legalised in the country by 2015, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The prime minister ... Read more...

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Business event ahead of Games to lure investment to Britain


July 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Olympic Games, business leaders, including some from India, met in central London for an investment conference Thursday that the British government has ... Read more...

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Seven journalists charged over British phone hacking (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Seven senior journalists, including two former editors, have been charged in Britain with conspiring to intercept the voicemails of 600 victims, The Independent reported Tuesday.Rebekah ... Read more...

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More Britons say they are happy: Survey


July 24th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The average Britons rate their "life satisfaction" as 7.4 out of 10, according to a study.Asked how worthwhile they found their activities, the average response ... Read more...

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British sex offenders to face mandatory lie detector test


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Rapists and other sex offenders in Britain may be forced to take lie detector tests when they leave prison in a bid to reduce the ... 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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