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‘Gay marriage law may affect British royal family’


March 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) If gay marriage is allowed by law in Britain, the royal family in future may even have a lesbian consort for the queen or a gay ... Read more...

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UK jury finds peer guilty of swindling taxpayer of over 11K pounds


January 26th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The British Conservative Party's first black peer, Lord Taylor of Warwick, has been found guilty of defrauding the taxpayer of 11,000 pounds in false claims for travel and overnight ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to enter politics?


October 26th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Simon Cowell is being wooed by the likes of British PM Gordon Brown and Conservative Party leader David Cameron for getting into politics.Both the leaders believe ... Read more...

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Princess Anne to Be 4th in Line For Throne?


March 30th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has begun talks with the Buckingham Palace about changing the 308 year old rules of succession to the throne, doing away with the bar on marrying Roman ... Read more...

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Mandelson says return to UK Cabinet is ”third time lucky”


October 4th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.4 (ANI): Peter Mandelson has described his return to the British Cabinet "great challenge and a great opportunity". Speaking outside Downing Street, Mandelson said his comeback was "third time lucky", in ... Read more...

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Claims of sweeteners ‘bizarre’: Keith Vaz


July 3rd, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 3 (IANS) British Member of Parliament Keith Vaz Thursday described as "bizarre" a claim that he was offered a peerage or knighthood in return for backing the ... Read more...

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Was Keith Vaz offered a reward to help Brown survive as Labour leader?


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 3 (ANI): The number game in the Indian parliamentary system began in the early 1990s when a few MPs were awarded handsomely for supporting the then Union Government ... Read more...

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Mills lied about Tony Blair offering her peerage


March 25th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
London, March 25 (IANS) Heather Mills, estranged wife of Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney, lied about former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offering her peerage, says a media report. In 2001 Mills ... Read more...

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Bush ‘wanted top Briton at the UN “thrown out”


November 14th, 2007 - 2:57 am ICT by admin
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Iran has a right to nuclear arms, say Tory Muslim forum


November 14th, 2007 - 2:30 am ICT by admin
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