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Brit tax laws rulebook 10 times longer than Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace’

February 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Length of the handbook detailing Britain's tax laws has increased more than two-fold since 1997, and is now almost ten times as long as the famous novel 'War ... Read more...

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Lord Nelson’s ‘menage-a-trois’ expenses shown in household accounts

May 20th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Newly discovered documents belonging to British Flag Officer Horatio Nelson have shown that he had shared the expenses spent on his mistress with her husband while all three ... Read more...

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Charles Dickens home up for sale

April 7th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Charles Dickens, the British writer famed for his novel "David Copperfield", Dicken's former seaside home has gone for sale for two million pounds, an estate agent said on Monday.The cliff side house ... Read more...

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Clues to British coastal change detected in19th century artwork

December 30th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A retired engineer in the UK has found artistic clues to coastal change in nineteenth century artwork, which he says is a useful tool for studying coastal ... Read more...

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Sean Bean would have popped on a plane to India to reprise Sharpe role

October 29th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Sean Bean said he was so excited to reprise his role in Sharpes Peril that he could have immediately boarded a flight to India to be a ... Read more...

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Sean Bean would love to continue playing Sharpe

October 29th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Actor Sean Bean, whos set to appear again in the India-set drama series, Sharpes Peril, has spoken of his love for the series, insisting that he would ... Read more...

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