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Jai Gulabrai looks like an Indian, has the heart of a Ghanaian (With Image)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, April 16 (IANS) He looks every inch an Indian. But that is all about 67-year-old Jai Gulabrai because he has adapted to all of Ghana's ways and is a ... Read more...

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Genghis Khan statue unveiled in London


April 15th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A bronze sculpture of Mongolian hero Genghis Khan has been unveiled in London in order for visitors to "understand Asian culture" better.The statue, unveiled Saturday, rises ... Read more...

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When barely-clad girls strolled in London


March 30th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) It was a sight one may not come across just any other day in the heart of London, as a veritable harem of scantily-clad women strolled ... Read more...

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‘Chauvinist’ label in trousers spark Twitter row


March 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A clothing company sparked a Twitter outcry after the label in a pair of its trousers suggested it is the women's job to do washing.Madhouse, a ... Read more...

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London holds pre-Olympics terror attack drill


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Emergency services in London joined forces to carry out the largest emergency practice drill ever seen in the British capital ahead of the 2012 Olympics.This ... Read more...

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Frankie Sandford finally reacts to Una Healy’s baby bump


November 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Frankie Sandford has reacted to the baby bump of bandmate Una Healy. Frankie has not been seen in public since she was admitted in hospital for a ... Read more...

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Tulisa launches her fragrance - ‘Female Boss’


October 27th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UK X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has launched her own fragrance called the Female Boss. The words have been clearly visible on the arms of the singer ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley ‘leaves Shane Warne all alone in London’


February 26th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): Spin king Shane Warne has been spotted in London and it seems he's all alone.After days of speculation that he had left Melbourne, he was spotted walking alone ... Read more...

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UK man sues female colleague who repeatedly slapped his butt


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A male shop assistant in Britain has launched a sex discrimination case against a female colleague of his after she repeatedly slapped his bottom.Konstantinos Kalomoiris, 40, who worked ... Read more...

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Essex girls are Britain’s bustiest babes


January 29th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Girls from Essex are the bustiest in UK, new research has revealed.Out of the top ten areas where girls buy giant J and K cup bras, three are ... Read more...

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Mandy Moore wants London holiday


January 25th, 2011 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Singer Mandy Moore says London is "one of her favourite cities in the whole world" but she never has enough "down time" when she visits.The 26-year-old singer-actress ... Read more...

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Five-hour-long London shop siege ends


January 13th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.13 (ANI): A man who threatened to blow himself up after barricading himself in a central London shop overnight has been arrested following a five-hour stand-off with police. Large parts of ... Read more...

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Scottish women sashay in mini skirts despite freezing cold!


November 29th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Temperatures in parts of the United Kingdom might have plummeted to the coldest on record for November, but that has not affected women in the North and Scotland ... Read more...

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Sir Paul McCartney saves woman pedestrian from crazed cyclist


October 16th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney saved a woman by pushing her out of the way of a speeding cyclist, it has emerged.The man hurled abuse as he narrowly missed ... Read more...

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Rare color footage of the London Blitz found


September 8th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare colored footage of when Britain came under siege from the Nazi Germany has been shown by the Westminster City Council to commemorate the 70th anniversary ... Read more...

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Pop-flop Katie Price set to top book bestseller list with ‘Paradise’


July 29th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan is all set to take over the number one spot in the Sunday Times Bestseller list, with her new novel 'Paradise'.The former glamour model's ... Read more...

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Debenhams bans airbrushing of adverts


June 18th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Debenhams, the High Street retailer, is set to ban the use of airbrushing of fashion models in its adverts, the company revealed in an announcement.Executives at the store ... Read more...

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Jimi Hendrix’s UK home to open for exhibition


May 17th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Music fans all over the world will have a special opportunity to commemorate Jimi Hendrix's 40th death anniversary, as his UK home will be opened for exhibition.Hosted by ... Read more...

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Small electrical explosion on London’s Oxford Street; no injuries


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel LONDON (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- The London Fire Brigade on Thursday said a small explosion on Oxford Street caused some closures nearby but no injuries. A fire brigade spokesman described it ... Read more...

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World’s most expensive ham up for grabs


January 18th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): The world's most expensive ham is up for grabs at the food hall in Selfridges in London's Oxford Street.The leg of Iberico ham, priced at 1,800 pounds, weighs ... Read more...

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Albanian traffickers selling woman as sex slave for 3,000 pounds busted


December 7th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7(ANI): In what is being seen as a shocking incident, a UK police surveillance photo has revealed one Albania national handing 3,000 pounds in cash to sell a woman as ... Read more...

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Russell Brand says he doesn’t regret Andrew Sachs prank call


November 14th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 14 (ANI): Russell Brand has pledged not to tone down his comic tones, adding he does not regret his offensive prank phone calls to actor Andrew Sachs.The Brit prankster faced ... Read more...

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Jim Carrey, girlfriend step out at Dickens’s Christmas Carol UK premiere


November 4th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): Jim Carrey stepped out with his girlfriend Jenny McCarthy to attend the premiere of his latest film, A Christmas Carol in London.The actor portrays Ebenezer Scrooge in ... Read more...

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The cycle rickshaw in London - it’s a ‘pedicab’ mate! (Feature with images)


September 15th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Cynthia Chandran London, Sep 15 (IANS) For an outsider, it's a strange and pleasant sight to see the pedicab - akin to the cycle rickshaw in India - weave its way across ... Read more...

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Adult toys sell like hot cakes in recession-hit Britain


August 3rd, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Cynthia Chandran London, Aug 3 (IANS) "Hello, how are you? Would you like to have tea or coffee?" That's not a waiter's line but the way customers are greeted at Sh! - ... Read more...

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Massive Fire Burns in Central London


July 11th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Over 100 firefighters are battling to contain a massive four-story office building fire in the heart of London.Witnesses say about 50 people were evacuated from the building, which is home to finance ... Read more...

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See why David Beckham underwear causes stir


June 12th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
English football legend David Beckham has brought London’s main shopping street to a standstill with his latest underwear advertising campaign. Fans flocked to catch a glimpse of the star who attended the ... Read more...

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Miss Ultimo face Peaches Geldof takes a swipe at skinny models


May 28th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Peaches Geldof criticised size zero models as she appeared at Debenhams in Oxford Street yesterday to promote the Miss Ultimo range.The tattooed It Girl said: "It's better for ... Read more...

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Producer Madhu Mantena detained for swine flu


May 4th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) "Ghajini" producer Madhu Mantena was quarantined at the Mumbai airport briefly over swine flu fears, before it was found to be a false alarm."Fortunately ... Read more...

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World’s first biodegradable chewing gum goes on sale


March 30th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): The world's first biodegradable chewing gum, which is completely environment friendly, has been introduced in supermarkets all over Britain.According to a report in The Guardian, Chicza Rainforest Gum, ... Read more...

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Major power blackout in Sydney


March 30th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
More than 7000 people are without electricity in Sydney today due to an interruption in power supply.The blackout occurred just before the peak hour after a fault had affected four major power ... Read more...

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Dev Patel, Freida Pinto spotted shopping for ring on V-Day


February 21st, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 21 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire stars Dev Patel and Freida Pinto have fuelled dating rumours after being spotted shopping for a ring on Valentines Day.The report comes after their co-star ... Read more...

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British hotel security stepped up in the wake of Mumbai


January 21st, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Security is being stepped up in hotels across Britain in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks, British Home Minister Jacqui Smith said.She told a meeting of the ... Read more...

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Ugg-style boots could cripple women


January 10th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Chic Ugg-style boots, which cost from 50 pounds to 100 pounds, increase the risk of ankle sprains and bad posture, experts have warned.The soft structure and heel-less ... Read more...

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Soon, real-life experience for virtual shoppers!


December 28th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 28 (ANI): A new scheme to replicate real-life shopping experience in London into virtual reality is being chased by West End traders.The 8 million-pound plan, masterminded by Alex Wrottesley, ... Read more...

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