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Mentally ill can now become MPs in Britain


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) British lawmakers have unanimously voted to end "discrimination" against people suffering from mental illness, who will now be able to serve as members of parliament, in ... 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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Britain offers help to Brazil for World Cup, Olympics


August 17th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain has offered to help Brazil prepare for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.In a letter issued Thursday, the British consulate in ... Read more...

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UN chief to carry Olympic torch


July 25th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 25 (IANS) United Nations (UN) secretary-general Ban Ki-moon will visit London July 26-28, during which he will carry the Olympic torch on the final leg of its ... Read more...

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Tories abandon Cameron, 81,000 quit party in seven years


July 8th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around one-third members of the Conservative Party have quit since British Prime Minister David Cameron became party leader. The party membership now stands at 177,000 ... Read more...

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British PM may win gold medal for chillaxing: Book


May 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) "If there was a gold medal for chillaxing Dave would win it," an ally of David Cameron says in a new book about the relaxed ... Read more...

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Olympic flame arrives in Britain


May 19th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) The Olympic flame arrived in Britain Friday after being flown from Athens, Greece, for the London 2012 torch relay.A gold-coloured plane named The Firefly landed ... Read more...

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One in three British teenage girls ’sexually assaulted’


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London March 5 (IANS) A British survey has found that a third of teenage girls become victims of sexual violence by their boyfriends. Experts fear that some do not even ... Read more...

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British bank chief’s high bonus criticized (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Nearly one million pounds ($1.6 million) of share bonus given to Stephen Hester, boss of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), was strongly criticized by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British bank chief criticized over bonus


January 28th, 2012 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Head of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Stephen Hester has been criticized for receiving nearly one million pound bonus.The 963,000-pound share bonus is on ... Read more...

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British minister suggests yacht as gift to queen


January 16th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) A British minister has said Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee must not be overshadowed by the London Olympics, and the government should gift her a yacht instead ... Read more...

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In Britain, hostility within family could mean crime


December 12th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Being hostile towards yout life partner in Britain may soon land individuals in deep trouble, as such behaviour is likely to be considered a criminal offence ... Read more...

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British home secretary seeks Human Rights Act scrapped


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May wants the Human Rights Act should be scrapped as it is hindering the Home Office's efforts to deport terrorist suspects, ... Read more...

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British deputy PM hit with paint


August 26th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was attacked with paint outside a Liberal Democrat party event in Scotland's Glasgow city, party officials said.Clegg got paint on ... Read more...

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London riots: Home secretary cuts short holiday, 100 held


August 8th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May Monday cut short her holidays after over a 100 people were arrested following a second night of rioting across London.May, ... Read more...

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British MPs tweet, and how!


August 1st, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Tweeting seems to have become a near obsession with British parliamentarians, says a survey revealing that they spent 1,000 hours on Twitter last year.Liberal Democrats topped ... Read more...

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Zardari meets British deputy PM, discusses ties


July 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari met British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in London and discussed bilateral ties as well as the prospect of expanding Pakistan-Britain ... Read more...

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British party criticised for hiring unpaid interns


May 31st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) British political party Liberal Democrats has been criticised for its policy to hire unpaid interns. The volunteers only get a small reimbursement for travel and an ... Read more...

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Women make style statements with hats at royal wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) From simple, elegant to elaborate hats enhanced with nets, lace and feathers - women made style statements with hats and other headgear in various shapes ... Read more...

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Cameron, Beckham among royal wedding guests


April 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron, singer Sir Elton John and England football star David Beckham were among the celebrity guests at the British royal wedding.Cameron ... Read more...

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Brit Deputy PM Nick Clegg to be portrayed in new hip-hop musical


April 25th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is reportedly set to be portrayed as a tragic hero with all the swagger of a top rapper in a new hip-hop ... Read more...

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Prince William, Kate Middleton’s daughter could become Queen


April 16th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): If plans to alter "discriminatory" rules governing the line of succession go through then Prince William and Kate Middleton's eldest daughter would become Queen ahead of her ... Read more...

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Lib Dem leader Clegg’s son asks him why he’s so unpopular


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): Liberal Democratic Party leader and Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has revealed that he often 'cries regularly to music' and admitted that the vitriolic criticism levelled ... Read more...

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How to be a good parent, by David Cameron and Nick Clegg


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Here's how British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg navigate their family lives in government matters.Cameron has admitted that he likes making a ... Read more...

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Ed Miliband likened to lizard for bizarre way he licks his lips


February 4th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Ed Miliband, leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, has been has been likened to a lizard because of his bizarre way of repeatedly licking his lips to ... Read more...

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UK to outline changes in controversial terrorism laws


January 26th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The British Government is to outline a controversial reform of control orders for terrorism suspects, following a review of security laws.Home Secretary Theresa May is expected to announce significant ... Read more...

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Justin Beiber Nominated In Three Worst Categories At The 2011 Shockwaves NME Awards


January 26th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Justin Beiber who is considered the ultimate teenage heart throb has been surprisingly nominated in three of the worst categories this year in the 2011 Shockwaves NME Awards.Justin Beiber who is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dutch PM Rutte meets Britain’s Cameron for bilateral talks


January 25th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday welcomed Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to Downing Street for bilateral talks.The two leaders discussed a range of issues including the ... Read more...

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Lib Dem support sinks to lowest level since origin: Poll


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): The support for Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has gone down to its lowest level in over a decade because the voters are now dissatisfied over coalition partner's ... Read more...

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Brit Govt’s support dramatically down, claims Guardian Poll


December 27th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Support for Britain's first peacetime coalition in 70 years has fallen dramatically since Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg launched the government in ... Read more...

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Lib Dems may lose half of their voters in next election: Poll


December 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): The Liberal Democratic party in Britain is likely to lose nearly half of its voters in the next general election, according to a new poll.The Telegraph quoted the ... Read more...

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Miliband denied Christmas visit to Afghanistan


December 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Ed Miliband, the leader of Britain's Labour Party, has been denied a chance to visit the country's troops in Afghanistan during Christmas, a media report said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown weak, unstable: US diplomats told Obama


November 28th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) US diplomats had described Britain's former prime minister Gordon Brown and his government as weak and unstable in secret briefings to US President Barack Obama, which could ... Read more...

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Brown Govt. was paranoid, weak and unstable: US diplomats


November 28th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.28 (ANI): Secret briefings by US diplomats to President Barack Obama have described the government of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown as paranoid, weak and unstable.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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UK Govt. agrees on non-EU skilled migration cap of 43,000 in 2011-12


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.23 (ANI): The British Government will cap the number of non-EU skilled migrants allowed to enter the United Kingdom at about 43,000 next year, the BBC reports.The 43,000 cap from next ... Read more...

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