Stunning ride by Contador turns Vuelta on its head

September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Span's Alberto Contador launched an astonishing attack to win the 17th stage of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race and also to replace ... Read more...

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Neymar’s father denies bankruptcy fears

August 29th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Neymar's father has denied reports of his son living beyond his means.Forbes magazine this week reported the 20-year-old was "spending his way ... Read more...

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Fitch downgrades 18 Spanish banks

June 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 12 (IANS) Ratings agency Fitch cut another 18 Spanish banks' long-term credit ratings Tuesday.The cut comes just one day after Fitch downgraded the country's two biggest banks, ... Read more...

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Fitch downgrades Spain’s two major banks

June 12th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 12 (IANS) The rating agency Fitch downgraded Spain's two biggest banks by two notches despite the bailout effort made by the European Union (EU).Fitch Monday downgraded the ... Read more...

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Three die in Colombian plane crash

March 19th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 19 (IANS/EFE) Three people were killed when a small plane hit power lines and crashed in Colombia's Santander province, police said.The Cessna 182 took off Saturday from the ... Read more...

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Pitbull to be honoured in Las Vegas

February 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (IANS) Rapper Pitbull will be honoured with the President's Award at the BMI Latin Awards in Las Vegas.The ceremony, scheduled for March 12, recognises songwriters and ... Read more...

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Five dead, dozens trapped after blast at coal mine in northeastern Colombia

January 26th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by BNO News
SARDINATA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion killed at least five people and left 30 others trapped inside a coal mine in northeastern Colombia on Wednesday, Caracol Radio reported.The explosion happened around ... Read more...

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Quick-talking meerkat is UK’s “most-liked” television advert of the year

December 17th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): The title of top television advert of the year has been taken by a quick-talking meerkat, who has been voted as Britain's "most-liked" ad.The survey revealed Aleksandr Orlov, ... Read more...

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Indian millionaire, Dubai Royal Family team up to save UK’s iconic Pontin’s from sinking

November 14th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Indian millionaire Bhanu Choudhrie has reportedly teamed up with the Dubai Royal Family to buy Pontin's, the chain of holiday camps in UK which went into administration ... Read more...

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Vatican Bank being investigated over money laundering allegations

September 21st, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prosecutors in Italy have started an enquiry into the Vatican's top bank executives on Tuesday, on suspicion that they have violated money laundering legislation.The Vatican has ... Read more...

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Spain partly closes air space due to volcanic ash cloud

May 8th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid/Hamburg, May 8 (DPA) Spanish aviation authorities Saturday closed the air space over northern Spain as a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland arrived in the region. The airports of Santiago de Compostela, ... Read more...

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Spain to close seven northern airports as ash drifts across Europe

April 18th, 2010 - 3:01 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Spain will close seven airports in the north as ash from a volcano in Iceland continues to drift across Europe.From 20:00 CET Saturday and until ... Read more...

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HSBC awarded top banking brand title for third time

February 2nd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 2 (ANI): For the third time in a row, HSBC has been awarded the title of most valuable banking brand in the world.The Banker magazine and Brand Finance award the ... Read more...

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Smoking more than 5 ciggies a day triggers migraine attacks

June 25th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Smoking more than 5 cigarettes a day can provoke migraine attacks, claims a new study published in the Journal of Headache and Pain.The research prior to the work ... Read more...

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Queen Sofia of Spain sets cost-cutting example

June 3rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Queen Sofia of Spain has given a lesson in cost-cutting during the recession by choosing to fly to London on the budget airline Ryanair for just 13 pounds.The ... Read more...

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Flooding affects 20,000 in Colombia

December 15th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 15 (IANS) At least 20,000 people have been displaced in the latest flooding in northern Colombia already ravaged by an unusually long and disastrous rainy season, EFE reported Monday.The city ... Read more...

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EU approves British bail-out of mortgage bank

October 1st, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 1 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Wednesday approved in record time Britain's nationalization of troubled financier Bradford and Bingley, the country's eighth biggest mortgage lender, saying that it was in ... Read more...

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Real Madrid almost champions in Liga

April 21st, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, April 21 (DPA) Real Madrid are almost champions of Spain for the 31st time after 2-0 win in Santander, with goals from Raul Gonzalez and Gonzalo Higuain. The authoritative win Sunday ... Read more...

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