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Tia Sharp’s Grandmother Vows to Turn Up At Her Funeral


September 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 12 year old Tia Sharp’s grandmother has said that she will attend the girl’s funeral despite police suspecting her as a suspect in her granddaughter’s murder. Christine ... Read more...

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Ear-slicing Bulgarian to be deported from Britain


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A gangster known as the "Butcher of Bulgaria" for slicing off people's ears and fingers will be deported from Britain to serve 18 years in jail ... Read more...

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Girl kills rival after row over boys, jailed


August 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A teenaged British girl has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for murdering a rival by stabbing her in the head with an Afro comb, ... Read more...

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Man pours urine over woman on train in Britain


August 15th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) British police are on the look out for a man who poured a bottle full of urine over a woman train passenger in a random attack.She ... Read more...

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Bulgarian women gang jailed for London pickpocketing


August 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A gang of three Bulgarian women, who picked pockets of disabled and blind people on public transport in London, have been jailed.Gergina Georgjeva, 21, Dimitra Miteva, ... Read more...

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British billionaire ‘lived with wife’s body for four days’


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) British billionaire Hans Kristian Rausing may have lived with his wife Eva's body for up to four days before it was found by police, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Somali stabs girlfriend 57 times in Britain


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) A 29-year-old Somali refugee in Britain has been jailed for at least 26 years for stabbing his girlfriend 57 times with shards of a broken mirror.Zakaria ... Read more...

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Ikea’s racism row over employment of security guards


June 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Croydon, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Swedish company Ikea is now involved in a racism row after it employed a number of security officers to prevent “gypsies” from entering its car ... Read more...

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Dead obese woman’s body fat starts fire in a crematorium


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Graz, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some bizarre news, a dead obese woman had so much body-fat that it triggered off a fire in the crematorium. The dead woman weighed more than ... Read more...

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British prison officer shared ‘love’ with 7 inmates


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Police in Britain have seized a number of sexually charged love letters from a woman prison officer's house, written to her by dangerous inmates. She had ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman dies of rabies in Britain


May 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has died after contracting rabies due to a dog-bite she suffered while visiting India.The woman, in her 50s and from London, ... Read more...

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Asian-origin girl, paralysed in shooting, faces tough life


March 26th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Thusha Kamaleswaran, a five-year-old Asian-origin girl once dreamt of growing up as a dancer. But her dream has been dashed by a murderous attempt which left ... Read more...

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London mayor joins preparation for 2012 Games


March 17th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, joined "Team London Ambassadors" for the first public unveiling of the eye-catching uniforms they will wear when they welcome the ... Read more...

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Children improve in rare disorder with own stem cells


February 29th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Children shot with their own stem cells, for the very first time in a rare immune disorder, have shown improvement. The condition, known as X-CGD, is ... Read more...

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Adele gifts herself 7-million-pound mansion


February 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) British singer Adele, who has taken the music world by storm, has one more reason to celebrate - after staying in a dingy flat, she has ... Read more...

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Where was Charlie Chaplin born?


February 18th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) British intelligence officers found no record of Charlie Chaplin's birth when they probed him over over suspected Soviet ties, secret files have revealed.The mystery of the ... Read more...

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British school gets award set up by Napoleon


January 1st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) A school in London where pupils learn all subjects in both French and English has won a prestigious award founded by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.The Ecole ... Read more...

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Woman delivers own baby using mirror


December 30th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) A 28-year-old British woman, who works as a midwife at a London hospital, delivered her own baby in the bathroom using a pocket-sized mirror.Claire Clarke-Wood went ... Read more...

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British Bangladeshi eatery gets huge order from Sudan


December 28th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) A restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi man in Britain has received one of its biggest take-away orders -- for 500 Bangladeshi troopers in Sudan to celebrate ... Read more...

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Father kills children to hurt his ex-wife


December 9th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A jilted man in Britain killed his daughter and son by slitting their throats to hurt his estranged wife as he was about to be evicted ... Read more...

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Human remains found in south London garden


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Five people have been arrested by the police after human remains was found in a garden in South London. Three women and two men have been picked ... Read more...

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Indian offered Majeed $1.2m to lose Oval Test, court hears


October 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) A mysterious Indian contact offered Pakistan cricket agent Mazhar Majeed $1.2 million to arrange for Pakistan to throw a Test match against England, a court in ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketers face London trial for spot-fixing


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) The trio of Pakistani cricketers -- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer -- Tuesday will face the trial on the spot-fixing charges during the Test ... Read more...

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Britain prepares to discipline schoolchildren


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Schools in Britain are being empowered with an increased authority to ensure a disciplined environment, as teachers will get the right to use physical force while ... Read more...

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Paintball shot bursts British woman’s breast implants


August 25th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 26-year-old woman was struck in the worst possible place during a paintball game. The woman had breast implants and during the game, they ruptured when she ... Read more...

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Mork and Mindy aliens spotted in East Dulwich


August 11th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The debate on the existence of aliens has been rekindled with the release of previously classified documents by Britain’s National Archives. The documents reveal among other things ... Read more...

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Jail term over, 55 not deported from UK: Indian-origin MP


August 10th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) At least 55 criminals of foreign nationalities, who had served terms in Britain and were to be deported, are still languishing in jails at the government's ... Read more...

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London violence spirals, over 560 held (Fourth Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Hooded rioters looted shops, set buildings alight and clashed with the police as arson spread from London to other cities of Britain Tuesday. At least ... Read more...

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London looters stole masks to hide identity


August 9th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) London looters struck at a fancy dress store from where they stole masks so that they could hide their identity, media reports said.At Clapham Junction, the ... Read more...

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London riots escalate to other cities in Britain (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Incidents of rioting and arson, which were witnessed across London for two days, escalated to others parts of Britain on the third day.Fires have been ... Read more...

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Indian woman’s honeymoon murder: Police think hubby is gay


July 11th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Indian-origin woman Anni Dewani, who was killed during her honeymoon in South Africa, cried herself to sleep alone on a sofa on their wedding day after ... Read more...

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Man faces eviction for humming


July 9th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) An autistic man in Britain has been threatened with eviction after a neighbour claimed his humming was too loud, a media report said Saturday.Dean Harman, 40, ... Read more...

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Andy Bates creates world’s costliest kebab


June 9th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British celebrity chef Andy Bates has created what could be described as the most expensive kebab in the world. The meal which is made up of several ... Read more...

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Crocodiles in bedroom shock police team


June 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) A team of policemen on a routine visit to a suburban home in south London had the shock of their life when they found four crocodiles ... Read more...

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British school bans hugs, handshakes


May 27th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) A school in Britain has reportedly banned students from hugging and shaking hands. Parents have termed the ban "extreme", "crazy" and "ludicrous".The school administration at the ... Read more...

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