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Barcelona sign Arsenal midfielder


August 19th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Barcelona have bought Arsenal midfielder Alex Song for 19 million euros, the Spanish football club said.Song signed a five-year deal Saturday."FC Barcelona and Arsenal ... Read more...

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Bulgarian women gang jailed for London pickpocketing


August 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A gang of three Bulgarian women, who picked pockets of disabled and blind people on public transport in London, have been jailed.Gergina Georgjeva, 21, Dimitra Miteva, ... 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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This lightbulb has burnt on for over 100 years


July 14th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) One may expect a household electricity bulb to last over a decade. But a hundred years? Believe it or not, one of Britain's oldest lightbulbs ... Read more...

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Winehouse reincarnated as butterfly, believes mom


July 10th, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Amy Winehouse's mother believes the late singer has been reincarnated as a butterfly."I'm pretty sure she has come back as a butterfly because she would ... Read more...

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Doherty in rehab, again


June 27th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Singer Pete Doherty has checked into a rehab in Thailand to get rid off his addition to cocaine and heroine."Peter has left the building, well ... Read more...

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Bisexual lover dumped Adele, at 18, for gay friend


June 25th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Adele, one of the best-selling female artists in pop music, experienced a cruel heartbreak at the age of 18 when her boyfriend dumped her off and ... Read more...

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Britain unveils Olympics missile plan


May 4th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Britain Thursday unveiled surface-to-air missiles which could be deployed at six sites across London during the Olympics.The Rapier and smaller high-velocity missiles would be used as ... Read more...

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Indian-origin court clerk caught watching porn during trial


May 1st, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) A 54-year-old Indian-origin court clerk in in Britain was caught watching porn by a judge during a rape trial. The man said he did so ... 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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Teenagers facing danger in British mental asylums


March 25th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Various teenagers in Britain are being locked up alongside potentially dangerous adults in mental hospitals following a crisis in health services for the young, the Daily ... Read more...

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Kate Moss gives bedroom to stylist


March 24th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) British supermodel Kate Moss has reportedly reserved one of the seven bedrooms at her new, eight million pounds-worth London mansion, for her hairdresser and stylist James ... Read more...

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Resurgent Arsenal beat Newcastle


March 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Arsenal carried on their good form as they came back from a goal down to beat Newcastle United 2-1 in the English Premier League.Arsenal are ... Read more...

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Indian-origin lawyer who smuggled drugs into prisons faces jail


March 7th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) An Indian-origin solicitor faces years behind bars in Britain for smuggling drugs and mobile phones to prison inmates in oversized shoes.Ritesh Brahmbhatt, 31, "abused his position ... Read more...

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Inconsistent parental discipline creates anti-social kids


February 27th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Parental failure to discipline their children in a consistent way leads to the creation of angry, aggressive and anti-social kids, a study has found.Pupils became aggressive ... Read more...

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Was treated as a slave in Britain: Indian housekeeper


February 24th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian housekeeper has accused a British government lawyer of keeping her as a "slave" and feeding her with scraps for over four years.Counsel for Pratima ... Read more...

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Steve McFadden’s ex lover Dr Rachel Sidwell arrested for assault


February 16th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve McFadden’s ex lover Dr. Rachel Sidwell has been arrested for assaulting the soap star. McFadden called in the police after claiming that Rachel attacked him in ... Read more...

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Stun guns disguised as phones flood Britain


February 12th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Police in Britain have been put on alert after reports said high-powered stun guns disguised as mobile phones are being smuggled into the country.Authorities believe that ... Read more...

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New doubts arise over Amy Winehouse’s inquest


February 1st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse’s official inquest may be declared invalid because the Coroner who carried the procedure was not qualified to do so. Suzanne Greenaway carried out the inquest ... Read more...

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Four women held over stabbing


December 29th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Police in Britain have arrested four women in north London over the attack on three men, two of who were stabbed.The victims were rushed to hospital ... Read more...

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Babysitter stabbed to death


December 29th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) A 19-year-old woman in Britain was stabbed to death while looking after her young niece and nephew at a house, a media report said.Chatherine Wynter's body ... Read more...

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I hated university life: Naomie Harris


December 17th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) "James Bond" actress Naomie Harris, who graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge says she "hated" the university life."I really hated it. I imagined staying up all night ... Read more...

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300 years of British newspapers put online


November 29th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Around 65 million newspaper articles over the last 300 years were put online Tuesday in a new archive by the British Library.The "British Newspaper Archive", made ... Read more...

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Did Gaga visit Winehouse home?


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Lady Gaga reportedly made a secret visit to Amy Winehouse's north London home to pay her respects to the late singer.Gaga went to the house ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies report of MQM leader’s killers’ arrest


November 14th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Monday rejected a claim made by London police that two suspects have been arrested in Pakistan in connection with the murder ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man held for helping illegal migrants


November 14th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) An Indian-origin man has been arrested in Britain for helping illegal migrants come into the country, get married or enter colleges.Bhavin Shah, 34, was secretly filmed ... Read more...

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Posthumous Amy Winehouse album to be released in December


October 31st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Record label Island Records will release a third album by singer Amy Winehouse in December, more than four months after she died of accidental alcohol poisoning at her ... Read more...

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UK charges man for possessing al-Qaeda magazine


October 19th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British man who was arrested earlier this year was charged on Wednesday for possessing al-Qaeda's English-language online magazine, Scotland Yard said.The 21-year-old man, who has been identified ... Read more...

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Winehouse, beau were planning to wed


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse's boyfriend Reg Traviss admits that they were planning to tie the knot before she died in July."We had talked about getting married. ... Read more...

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Amy looked like superstar on her funeral


September 19th, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse's mother Janis made sure that her daughter looked like a star on her funeral.So before Amy was put in the coffin, ... Read more...

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Amy died of seizure during detox?


September 11th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) The late Amy Winehouse's father says the singer might have died after suffering a seizure during detox.Mitch Winehouse says Amy, who was found dead ... Read more...

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Teacher in London becomes Somalian deputy PM


September 10th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) In what could be termed a bizarre chain of events, a teacher in a London college failed to return when classes reopened after summer recess. His ... Read more...

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Winehouse foundation to be launched Sep 14


September 7th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) The Amy Winehouse Foundation, which was set up in memory of the late singer, will be launched Sep 14.After the "Back To Black" singer was July ... Read more...

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No illegal drugs Amy’s body: Report


August 24th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) There were no illegal substances in late singer Amy Winehouse's body when she died, says the latest toxicology report."Toxicology results returned to the Winehouse family by ... Read more...

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Millionaire’s daughter, postman among London looters


August 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) From a charity worker to a postman to a millionaire's daughter -- all appeared in courts here to answer charges over the riots that have plagued ... Read more...

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