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Kids don’t want expensive pastime during holidays


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) British children are not keen on spending their holidays on expensive activities like riding roller-coasters or eating at fast-food stands. They are just happy climbing trees ... Read more...

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Slim women prefer unsexy undies on date


February 10th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) While people may be extra cautious about what they wear on a date, a British survey has found slim women wear the least sexiest underwear for ... Read more...

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UK Stores ashamed to sell religious cards


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Supermarkets in London have been accused of deliberately shying away from selling religious-themed Christmas cards. Religious leaders in the country says the major retailers are now ashamed ... Read more...

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Woman sets herself afire at petrol pump


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A woman in southwest England died as she set herself on fire at a petrol pump.The 55-year-old from Bath city of Somerset county was seen at ... Read more...

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Back to school, British mums dressing up to kill


August 31st, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) With just a few days left for British children to join back to their schools after summer recess, their mothers are having a busy time ironing ... Read more...

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Mum takes son to police for one pound theft


August 17th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) A woman in Britain handed over her 14-year-old son to the police after watching him on CCTV stealing a chewing gum packet worth one pound (over ... Read more...

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Candid shots give sneak peek into London’s streets 150 years back


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A series of candid photographs snapped by Paul Martin is set to give people a sneak peek into the street life of London 150 years back.Martin is the ... Read more...

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ASDA reprimanded over price pledge


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Advertising Standards Authority have ruled that Asda’s price guarantee ad was misleading because not all the items sold were covered.Asda in an ad campaign promised shoppers ... Read more...

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Tesco blames bad weather for sales


January 13th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sales figures of UK retail giant Tesco is out. The figures revealed that the company had very weak sales in UK last month.The company believes that the ... Read more...

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Gabriela Irimia cautioned by police for shoplifting


January 9th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Pop star Gabriela Irimia has been cautioned by cops for shoplifting at a supermarket in Cheshire.Police were called to Sainsbury's in Wilmslow, Cheshire on Friday, after staff ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Food Angel’ app scans food item bar-codes to help avoid allergies!


January 5th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Are you allergic to some substances but can't make out which food product you should avoid in a supermarket? A solution is in the offing now.People can now ... Read more...

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Want to shed those extra festive pounds? Wait a couple of weeks


December 31st, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that waiting a couple of weeks before starting a diet to shed the extra festive pounds could be more beneficial.The study found ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver is biggest-selling author in Britain after JK Rowling


November 29th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): British chef Jamie Oliver's cookbooks are selling so well that he has become the biggest-selling author in Britain after JK Rowling.UK sales of his cookbooks including his ... Read more...

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HMV voucher bribe for Brit teen girls to have cervical ‘promiscuity’ jab


October 26th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Teenage girls in Britain are being bribed with high street shopping vouchers to receive a highly controversial vaccine.A health trust is promising them 45 pounds in tokens ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Purple potato chips make their debut in Britain


October 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) It might seem a challenge to make chips even more popular than they are, but Sainsbury's is having a go. From Wedneday, Sainsbury's is selling purple potatoes which ... Read more...

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Coffee machine explodes in Britain, seven hurt


September 15th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) A coffee machine exploded at a supermarket cafe in Britain, injuring seven people. The explosion was so powerful that it hurled the machine across the room and it slammed ... Read more...

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84-yr-old adventurer set to cross Atlantic on raft made of plastic gas pipes


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): An 84-year-old adventurer, who walks with a stick, is preparing to cross the Atlantic on a raft made of plastic gas pipes with a crew of three.Anthony Smith, ... Read more...

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Self-service checkouts ‘lengthen supermarket queues’: UK survey


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Do self-service checkouts take lesser time or do they just increase queue lengths in supermarkets? A new UK survey shows that it's the latter.Self-service checkouts were intended to ... Read more...

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Meet the Brit woman who is a human magnet


August 19th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): A woman in Britain has revealed that her ability to attract metal like a magnet is making her feel like a fridge.Human magnet Brenda Allison, 50, who ... Read more...

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Don’t drive wearing flip-flops


August 11th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Wearing flip-flops while driving can be dangerous as the foot can slip off the pedal while braking, warns a British expert after a survey revealed an increase in ... Read more...

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Parents slam Tesco for selling micro school skirts for girls of 9


August 6th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): British retail chain Tesco has been slammed by parents and child experts for selling micro school skirts for girls as young as nine.The tiny garment called a ... Read more...

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S. Africa’s Vuvuzela horns may soon invade other sports in England


June 13th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): The Vuvuzela instrument, which making waves at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is likely to invade other sports in England such as cricket, tennis, motor racing ... Read more...

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Brit shoppers develop taste for “wartime” food - courtesy recession


May 13th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Sales of old-fashioned 'wartime' food in the UK has rocketed since the recession, figures show.Despite the enormous range of products available on supermarket shelves, it seems shoppers still ... Read more...

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Song in supermarket Sainsbury’s TV campaign tops adverts playlist


April 19th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): The song for supermarket Sainsbury's TV campaign has topped a poll of the most performed songs in advertising.'Light And Day' by The Polyphonic Spree, the soundtrack to the ... Read more...

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Boffins turn ‘worm in the apple’ gay to save crops


April 11th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Fruit experts have developed a novel technique to save millions of pounds worth of crops each year - the codling moth that tunnels through apples and pears will ... Read more...

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British shops set to net a record 1.5 billion pounds World Cup bonanza


April 7th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Cashing in on the 2010 World Cup bonanza, shops in Britain are set to net a record 1.5 billion pound bonanza.Experts predict it will bring the "feel ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood back with girlfriend after ’secret meeting with ex’


February 21st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, February 21 (ANI): Ronnie Wood was back in the arms of his girlfriend Ana Araujo just days after he reportedly had a secret meeting with his ex.The 62-year-old ... Read more...

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Now, “Superpuck” to solve disputes in football


January 30th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, January 30 (ANI): An entrepreneur has come up with an invention called "Superpuck" that would be able to solve disputes over goal-line incidents and offside decisions in football.According to a report ... Read more...

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David Beckham Designs Shirt For Sports Relief With His Family


January 25th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Beckham and his family members have a heart for humanitarian activities. They are also creative by nature and it seems that the family is putting ... Read more...

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‘Brits to grow own fruits, veggies’


December 31st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 31 (ANI): More and more families in Britain will return to growing their own food over the next 10 years in the aftermath of recession, it has been predicted.According to ... Read more...

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Blocked receptor may prevent weight gain


November 26th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Drug-based weight loss therapies try to stop the brain from sending hunger signals to the body. These therapies tend to be fairly ineffective. Now researchers have discovered that ... Read more...

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How Google and Nike got their names


November 20th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Google got its name from googol - the number one followed by 100 zeroes which represents the amount of information the site was expected to cover, and Nike's ... Read more...

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Food wasted in western countries may feed world’s starving seven times over


July 6th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A new book has determined that the waste in the UK, Europe and the US would be enough to feed the world's starving seven times over.According to ... Read more...

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Antonio Federici ad banned for showing nun, priest about to kiss


July 1st, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 1 (ANI): An advert for Antonio Federici Gelato Italiano ice cream has been banned after it showed a priest and nun looking as though they were about to kiss.The ad ... Read more...

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Marmite to celebrate Ashes in a jar that looks like a cricket ball


June 1st, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Marmite is producing a limited-edition spread to celebrate the forthcoming Ashes series against Australia - in a jar that looks like a cricket ball. According to The Telegraph, ... Read more...

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