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Seven journalists charged over British phone hacking (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Seven senior journalists, including two former editors, have been charged in Britain with conspiring to intercept the voicemails of 600 victims, The Independent reported Tuesday.Rebekah ... Read more...

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Prince Harry splits from girlfriend


August 16th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Britain's Prince Harry has split from his girlfriend, lingerie model Florence Brudenell-Bruce, after dating her for two months.The prince has called off the relationship with ... Read more...

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News of the World ex-editor arrested over phone hacking (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was arrested Friday over allegations of phone hacking and corruption, BBC reported.The arrest came at a time ... Read more...

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Kate not to employ housekeeper


June 16th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has shelved plans to hire a housekeeper as she has reportedly decided to do household chores with husband Prince William.The ... Read more...

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Will-Kat postponed honeymoon ‘weeks ago’ following location speculation


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): It has emerged that the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate, decided "weeks ago" to postpone their honeymoon following frenzied speculation about where ... Read more...

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‘X Factor’ stage manager to direct royal wedding TV coverage


April 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Simon Cowell's 'X Factor' stage manager has reportedly been roped in to direct the television coverage of the royal wedding on Friday.Diccon Ramsay, 27, will aim to ... Read more...

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Like Diana, Kate Middleton too may not pledge to ‘obey’ hubby


March 27th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): It has emerged that Kate Middleton might follow Princess Diana's lead and drop the ancient vow to 'obey' her husband.That means Middleton might only pledge 'to love ... Read more...

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Kate may not pledge to ‘obey’ William


March 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Kate Middleton may only pledge "to love and to cherish" but not "obey" Prince William when she chooses her wedding vows.Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of ... Read more...

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British royals may sue if designers make ‘Kate Middleton’ dresses


January 11th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) British fashion houses are reportedly poring over every cut, hem and button of the clothes of royal bride Kate Middleton, knowing shoppers are desperate to recreate her ... Read more...

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Stores trading off on ‘brand Kate Middleton’ could be sued


January 10th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Clothing retailers hoping to make a quick buck by using the royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton's name on their outfits could be sued for tens of thousands of ... Read more...

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Prince William has ‘no desire to become king’


November 28th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Prince William has dismissed rumours that he could become the next King in place of the Prince of Wales.Despite his surge in popularity following his engagement to ... Read more...

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Royal wedding: Prinnce William asks uncle to give speech about mum Diana


November 26th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Prince William has reportedly asked Earl Spencer, the brother of his mother, Diana, to give a speech about her, at his wedding to Kate Middleton in April next ... Read more...

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Earl Spencer ‘to give moving speech about Diana at Royal wedding’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Prince William has asked the Earl of Spencer to give a moving speech about his late mother, Diana, at his wedding to Kate Middleton.Charles Spencer will talk ... Read more...

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Prince Harry ‘to organize riotous stag party for big brother’


November 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Prince Harry is reportedly organizing a grand stag night for big brother Prince William before he ties the knot.Harry, 26, infamous for his party-loving antics, is hell-bent ... Read more...

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Westminster Abbey ‘likely to be Prince William’s wedding venue’


November 18th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Prince William's fiancee Kate Middleton has paid a brief visit to Westminster Abbey - leading to speculation the couple has chosen the historic church to tie the ... Read more...

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Prince William To Marry Kate Middleton Next August At Westminster Abbey?


August 29th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Kate Middleton's long wait of seven years to became the royal bride of Prince William might finally be over. If recent reporters that ... Read more...

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Prince William ‘to wed Kate Middleton next August’


August 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Britain's Prince William will marry his long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton at London's Westminster Abbey next August, according to sources.According to sources, royal aides made 'discreet overtures' ... Read more...

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Dig into history, urban war, illicit love (IANS Books This Week)


June 10th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Here are five new books to add to your reading list this week: 1. "The Begum's Secret": Written by A.K. Srikumar; Published by Penguin Books-India; Priced at Rs.299.For ... Read more...

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Queen to attend Murray’s Wimbledon match


May 16th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): The Queen will be cheering British No. 1 Andy Murray at Centre Court in Wimbledon this year. She hasn't attended a Wimbledon match in over 30 years, but ... Read more...

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Take That star Gary Barlow to organize Queen’s 85th b’day bash?


May 10th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Singer Gary Barlow has reportedly been asked by royal aides to organize Queen Elizabeth II's 85th birthday party and the 2012 Diamond Jubilee celebrations.According to The Sun, the ... Read more...

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Prince Harry ‘hopes to marry girlfriend before returning to Afghanistan’


May 9th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 09 (ANI): Prince Harry hopes to marry girlfriend Chelsy Davy before he returns to Afghanistan, to serve his tenure in the army, sources say.The prince's plan has apparently left ... Read more...

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Prince William-Kate Middleton wedding ‘not happening anytime soon’


May 9th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): The world has a "long wait" before Prince William marries Kate Middleton.That's the claim of socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, a close friend of the royal family and goddaughter ... Read more...

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‘Princess Diana was banned from partying with Spandau Ballet’


February 26th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 26 (ANI): Princess Diana was banned by royal aides from partying with the British band Spandau Ballet in the 1980s, the group's guitarist Gary Kemp has claimed.Kemp made the ... Read more...

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Prince William doesn’t want to be ’shadow king’


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Prince William has no plans to become "shadow king", he would rather focus the next few years on developing his military career, says his press secretary. Just two ... Read more...

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Prince William not to become ’shadow king’


January 3rd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 3 (ANI): Prince William has dismissed speculation claiming he is set to become a "shadow king" by increasing his involvement in the Royal affairs.A press secretary for the 27-year-old, ... Read more...

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Brit daily wins right to disclose Queen’s finances


December 21st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 21 (ANI): Secret correspondence between the Government and Buckingham Palace concerning the growing public cost of the Royal Family is to be released to The Independent after three years of ... Read more...

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Queen may close crumbling Buckingham Palace


December 20th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): The Queen may have to close Buckingham Palace during Christmas due to its parlous state.A huge chunk of stonework recently fell from the palace facade -almost striking a ... Read more...

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British princes’ cellphones ‘hacked into’


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) The mobile phones of British princes William and Harry may have been hacked into by tabloid reporters, a senior British police officer said. Detective Chief Superintendent Philip Williams of ... Read more...

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Prince Harry ‘passes’ basic helicopter training course


August 16th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Prince Harry is all set to start on his advanced pilot training after having completed 40 hours of flight with flying colours.The 24-year-old has gained expertise in ... Read more...

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Buckingham Palace officials livid over Sarkozy’s D-Day snub to Queen


May 27th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Buckingham Palace officials are very angry with French President Nicolas Sarkozy because he has not invited the Queen as a guest at next week's D-Day 65th anniversary.Organisers ... Read more...

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Queen apologises for selling racist golliwog dolls in her stores


February 5th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 5 (ANI): The Queen has issued an apology after it was revealed that an official gift shop at her Sandringham estate was selling controversial golliwog dolls.Stunned royal aides were ... Read more...

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Queen raking in the moolah as tourists rain down on Buckingham Palace


August 26th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): The number of paying visitors to the Queens Buckingham Palace in London has increased by eight per cent in the first three weeks of the annual summer ... Read more...

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Kate Middletons warns Prince Wills: I wont wait forever


August 3rd, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): While the whole world is waiting for Prince William to pop the question to girlfriend Kate Middleton, the lady in question has warned the royal that she ... Read more...

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Prince William snubs royal wedding for ex-girlfriends Kenyan bash


May 16th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): Kate Middleton will attend a royal wedding on May 17 alone, while Prince William travels to Africa for another bash with his ex.Middleton will stand in for ... Read more...

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Dis butler promises bombshell revelations


January 14th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 14 (ANI): The man Diana, Princess of Wales once described as her rock is set to give evidence at her inquest, and Paul Burrell promises that what he reveals will ... Read more...

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