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Cab drivers protest against use of Olympic lanes


July 24th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) London police said a man jumped into River Thames during an Olympic protest by the city's cab drivers.Several dozen cabs drove slowly and tooted their horns ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth II visits Prince Philip in hospital


June 7th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Queen Elizabeth II visited her husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at a hospital in London on late Wednesday afternoon, two days after he was hospitalized ... Read more...

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Queen’s husband Prince Philip hospitalized due to infection


June 5th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip was taken to a hospital in London on Monday afternoon after developing a bladder infection, forcing him to miss the rest ... Read more...

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Prince Charles’ tribute to his ‘mama’ on her diamond jubilee celebrations


June 1st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Charles has paid tribute to his mother, Queen Elizabeth, declaring that she has provided stability to the country. The UK is currently preparing for the Diamond ... Read more...

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Olympic rings launched on Thames


February 29th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) London Mayor Boris Johnson launched giant Olympic rings measuring 11 meters high and 25 meters wide on the River Thames, to mark 150 days until ... Read more...

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Oxford wins 157th Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race


March 27th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27(ANI): Oxford has won the annual university Boat Race, upsetting the defending champions Cambridge with a dominating display on London's River Thames.The Dark Blues led from the start and ended ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson to be immortalized at Fulham


March 17th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17(ANI): Fulham Chairman and Egyptian businessman Mohamed Fayed is set to unveil a commemorative statue of Michael Jackson at Craven Cottage to honour the friendship he shared with the ... Read more...

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Europe, US, other nations celebrate New Year with gusto, fireworks


January 1st, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
London/New York, Jan.1 (ANI): People from all walks of life celebrated the beginning of the new year with gusto and fireworks in Europe, the United States and in other parts of the ... Read more...

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Fog, mist in Britain may dampen New Year celebrations


December 31st, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Millions in Britain will see in 2011 at New Year's Eve celebrations tonight but cloud, fog and mist may dampen the annual firework displays in the capital. ... Read more...

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Roman Settlement Unearthed In Syon Park In London On A Site For A Planned Luxury Hotel


November 17th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Archaeologists in Britain have been digging up a patch of land in order to enable the construction of a hotel on the outer reaches of ... Read more...

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David Blaine Is Expecting His First Baby


October 4th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Blaine revealed to one of the sources that he and his fiance Alize Guinochet, are all set to become parents. The magician revealed this news ... Read more...

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Undersea River Discovered Beneath The Black Sea


August 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The researchers working in the area of the Black Sea have discovered an undersea river which flows along a channel below the surface of ... Read more...

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Scientists Discover River Under Black Sea


August 7th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 7, (THAIDIAN NEWS) There lies a deep channel equivalent to a terrestrial river under the Black Sea whose water current is 350 times greater than the River Thames. The ... Read more...

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Undersea River Discovered By British Researchers


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A river which flows underneath the Black Sea has been uncovered by the researchers. The gushing water flow has all the characteristics of ... Read more...

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Huge river discovered flowing on Black Sea bed


August 1st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A massive underwater river flowing along the bottom of the Black Sea has been found by scientists - a discovery that could help explain how life manages to ... Read more...

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Meet the ‘idiot’ who plans to travel 32,000km by jetski


July 31st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 31 (ANI): Kiwi adventurer Jeremy Burfoot has now learnt to ignore people when they call an idiot for attempting to traverse 32,000km from London to New Zealand on a jetski.After ... Read more...

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John gets romantic with Pakhi on Westminster Bridge


May 13th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) John Abraham and newcomcer Pakhi are among the very few non-English actors to shoot on the iconic Westminster Bridge in the heart of ... Read more...

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Ross Brawn criticises Button for leaving his F1 team


April 27th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Formula One champion Jenson Button has been criticised for walking out on Brawn GP, the outfit that helped him to the F1 world title last year.Team boss ... Read more...

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Murray determined to end tennis season on a high note


November 15th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Ace tennis player Andy Murray is determined to end the playing season on a high note by winning the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London.The ... Read more...

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Rare 3-D footage of The Queen discovered


November 12th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A rare, unseen 3-D footage of The Queen during her Coronation year has been unearthed from the vaults of British Film Institute.The footage was shot by cameramen Bob ... Read more...

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Prehistoric Bronze Age burial site unearthed in Oxford


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 2 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed what they say could be a prehistoric Bronze Age burial site in central Oxford, England.According to a report by BBC News, experts say that ... Read more...

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“Human polar bear” to swim lake on Mount Everest in April 2010


September 22nd, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): Lewis Gordon Pugh, a British swimmer nicknamed "the human polar bear", is planning to become the first man to swim in a lake on Mount Everest, to highlight ... Read more...

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Lunar clock to be built by River Thames by 2012


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 3 (ANI): Scientists and artists are planning to build a 40m-wide lunar clock by the River Thames by the year 2012.According to a report by BBC News, the aim is ... Read more...

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Fearne Cotton fears poltergeist is haunting her 17th century Georgian cottage


August 29th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Brit presenter Fearne Cotton has revealed that she fears her 17th century Georgian cottage is haunted by a poltergeist.And the Radio One presenter may not be too far ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover London’s oldest “boardwalk”


August 18th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): Archaeologists have found London's oldest known timber structure, which dating back to 5,700 years, could be the city's earliest "boardwalk".According to a report by BBC News, the structure ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart, Suggs urge musicians to busk for charity


May 26th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Rod Stewart and Madness frontman Suggs have urged fellow musicians to take to the streets and start busking to help raise funds for charity.The duo is initiating "Busking ... Read more...

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Scotland’s temperatures were up to two degrees colder during ‘Little Ice Age’


April 27th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): A new research suggests that temperatures in Scotland during the Little Ice Age, which lasted a period of 70 years from 1645 to 1715, were 1.5 to 2 ... Read more...

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Lankan Tamils protest outside UK Parliament


April 21st, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): Over 2,500 Tamil protesters calling for a ceasefire in Sri Lanka gathered outside the Houses of Parliament.Police said large crowds of vocal demonstrators began to congregate for a ... Read more...

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UK police scramble to prevent Tamils from jumping into Thames


April 7th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr.7 (ANI): Police in London have been placed on alert and life boats have been scrambled to prevent thousands of Tamil protesters from jumping into the River Thames in protest against ... Read more...

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G-20 protestors plan to fool cops on April 1st


April 1st, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashLondon, Apr 1 (ANI): On the sidelines of the G-20 summit meeting are the innovative protests and demonstrations that will attract just about as much attention as the photo ... Read more...

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G20 summit: Will it find a cure for the global recession?


March 27th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Chris Cermak and Andrew McCathie Washington/Berlin, March 27 (DPA) The world's big economic powers will hold an emergency summit in London next week amid a deepening sense of despair about the ... Read more...

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Jacko to travel to O2 Arena by boat!


March 24th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): King of Pop Michael Jackson is planning to travel to O2 Arena for his comeback concerts by boat.The 50-year-old singer is making a return to the stage ... Read more...

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Walking fish found in England


March 18th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have spotted an exotic fish that can walk on land and breathe air, by the river Thames in England.According to a report in The Sun, ... Read more...

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Kolkata East-West Metro to go under river Hooghly


February 22nd, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) The proposed East-West Metro Railway (EWMR) in Kolkata would cross the Hooghly river 32 metres below the water level. The Metro will enter the underground section from Howrah station ... Read more...

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Loud explosions rock East London


February 22nd, 2009 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
Loud explosions have rocked east London and smoke is rising above the skyline, according to Sky TV.Initial reports say that the explosion may be at a recycling center, however this is not ... Read more...

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