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Women talk to dogs more than their partner


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) One in five women spend more time talking to their pets than their partners, a survey of 2,000 female dog owners in Britain has found.They also ... Read more...

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Palace guard suspended after nasty post about Kate Middleton


April 26th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A guard at the Royal Palace in London learned the hard way that some opinions are best when kept secret. For being ‘ignored’, an 18-year-old guard took ... Read more...

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Camping makes people happier than five-star holidays!


April 25th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that camping makes people happier, more satisfied with life and less stressed than five-star holidays.It found that 92 percent of adult campers in ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta Jones’s back to work after battling from bipolar disorder


April 18th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Oscar winner Catherine Zeta Jones, who had spent time at a Connecticut hospital for bipolar II disorder, will get back to work this week.The 'Mask of Zorro' star ... Read more...

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Better living standards lead to humans growing taller


April 9th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that better living standards lead to humans growing taller.The research also found that while the Scots were taller than the English 200 years ... Read more...

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Study shows the way we live directly affects the length of our bodies


March 27th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): It is widely believed that people from the upper class look down on individuals belonging to the middle and lower classes.Now, a 30-year-research by leading economists, biologists, historians ... Read more...

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Andy Murray, bro Jamie eye doubles gold at London Olympics


March 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray and his brother Jamie have set their sights on winning doubles gold at London Olympics in 2012.The Scots bid for a place in the ... Read more...

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Connery gets bronze statue in Estonia


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Connery has been honoured with his own bronze statue in Tallinn, Estonia.The statue of the screen legend was unveiled outside the whiskey sampling society ... Read more...

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Scotland wants 40-yr US ban on haggis to be lifted


January 24th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): The Scottish Government has invited a delegation of US politicians in a bid to persuade them to overturn a 40-year ban on the haggis.Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead's ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber said to be close to death


December 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Dec.9 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi was last night said to be "close to death".According to The Scottish Sun, the freed mass murderer, 58, was on life support after ... Read more...

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Accents are a real turn-off for Scottish listeners


November 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): If you don't sound like the Scots, you are likely to turn them off as a new study has found that they dislike accents that don't sound like ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga ‘buying Scotland’s most expensive house’


November 18th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Lady Gaga, known for her wacky outfits, is reportedly buying Scotland's most expensive house - a posh 8-million-pound mansion.As per the reports, she has signed papers to buy ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Mirnyi go down fighting to Murrays in Valencia


November 8th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia (Spain), Nov 8 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi of Belarus fought hard but could not stop Scots Andy and Jamie Murray from clinching the 1,357,000 euros Valencia Open tennis ... Read more...

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Gentlemen’s club in UK to finally welcome female members after 119-yrs


October 28th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A gentlemen's club in Britain has finally decided to admit ladies as full members after 119-years.The Caledonian Club had originally been set up as a gentlemen's club in ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Psychological advantage over Pak, Indian coach


October 10th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS): India has psychological advantage over Pakistan in Sunday's tie and at the same will be under pressue to beat them for a semi-final berth in the men's ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: India tied with Pak on points (Roundup)


October 9th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India cruised past Scotland 4-0 for their second win in three pool A matches of the men's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday ... Read more...

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CWG women’s hockey: Oz beat Scotland, enter semis


October 9th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Australia advanced to the semi-finals of the women's hockey competition in the Commonwealth Games defeating Scotland 5-2 in their concluding pool A match here Saturday.The Aussies, gold ... Read more...

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CWG women’s hockey: Scots, Welsh celebrate first wins


October 7th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Scotland and Wales celebrated as though they had won the gold medal -- but it were, in fact, just their first wins in the women's ... Read more...

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CWG women’s hockey: Scotland beat Trinidad and Tobago


October 7th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS)Scotland helped themselves to a 6-1 win against Trinidad and Tobago to notch their first win in three matches of the women's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Aussies blank Scotland in their first tie


October 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) World champions Australia took just 14 minutes to shake off the early morning blues and then proceed to dismantle Scotland 9-0 to open their campaign in the ... Read more...

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CWG Men’s Hockey: Pakistan beat Scotland 3-0


October 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan came through a tough opening pool A match against Scotland 3-0 to pick up three points in men's hockey in the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Veterans Shakeel ... Read more...

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Scotland hold India 1-1 in women’s hockey


October 4th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Down by a third minute goal, India fought their way to a 1-1 draw with Scotland in a pool A match of the Commonwealth Games women's hockey ... Read more...

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Scots more than satisfied with Commonwealth Games preparations


October 1st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): After the avalanche of bad publicity related to the XIXth Commonwealth Games, which nearly buried Delhi last week, the mood has taken a decisive swing in a ... Read more...

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Watching too much TV ‘a risk for mental health’


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): People who are addicted to television are jeopardizing their mental health, says a new study.It revealed that Scots who spend more than four hours a day are 80 ... Read more...

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Scottish boss orders staff to vote daughter Miss England


August 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Staff at a Scots knitwear chain have been ordered by their boss to vote for his daughter so she can be crowned Miss England.Edinburgh Woollen Mill boss Philip ... Read more...

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Scots Games chief ‘confident’ about Delhi hosting Commonwealth Games successfully


August 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Aug.4 (ANI): The head of Scotland's Commonwealth Games team has said he is confident that it will be able to "cope with all eventualities" in Delhi amid increasing concerns over infrastructure ... Read more...

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For Scots, Facebook is more important than sex


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Scots can say no to sex for a year, but they can't really turn their back on Facebook, that's what a poll has revealed.Almost fifty percent of ... Read more...

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David Tennant to play ‘The Incredible Hulk’?


July 17th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): David Tennant is the latest name to be linked to the role of 'The Hulk' for 'The Avengers' movie.According to sources, the former 'Doctor Who' star is up ... Read more...

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Sir Sean Connery in another tax probe


July 16th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Bond legend Sir Sean Connery has been reportedly under fresh investigations into tax deals in the Costa del Sol.A Spanish judge has called for an extensive probe into ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle to star as boil on cartoon character’s bum


July 8th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent singing sensation Susan Boyle has landed a new role as the boil on the bum of a cartoon character.Boyle has featured in cult hit US ... Read more...

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For Andy Murray, Ferrari is just too flashy to drive around


May 30th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): British tennis ace Andy Murray finds his 135,000-pound Ferrari just too flashy, and is often embarrassed when he is discovered driving it.According to a News of The ... Read more...

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Lanarkshire hotel catches ‘ghost’ on CCTV!


May 27th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): A historic hotel in Scotland has left its staff baffled after a ghostly figure was caught roaming its grounds on CCTV.This is the first time that a ghostly ... Read more...

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Commuters’ biggest gripe is poor hygiene of fellow travellers: UK study


May 20th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): A new poll in the UK has revealed that body odour is the biggest whinge of commuters, especially Scots.The poll by video game company PopCap.com found that loud ... Read more...

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Brits can’t sum up tea flavour!


April 29th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29(ANI): Brits drink 165million cups of tea every day, but they still can't describe its taste, a new survey suggests.After quizzing more than 2000 people, Professor Li Wei, of Birkbeck ... Read more...

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Is tea just hot,reviving or peely wally?


April 29th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Britons, who drink an estimated 165 million cups of tea every day, find it difficult to describe how a good cup of tea tastes like. Most said ... Read more...

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