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Beckhams plan fifth baby during Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham and his wife Victoria are planning their fifth and final baby during the 2012 London Olympics."Both Victoria and David are very ... Read more...

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Opening ceremony a warm-up act for Games: Danny Boyle


July 28th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle, the mastermind behind the grand opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, says the spectacle was a "warm-up" act for the Games.The Oscar-winning ... Read more...

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Attack of the moths at Olympics Village


July 25th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) It was a terror attack of a different kind. Swarms of moths of the Tineola bisselliella and Tineola pellionella species arrived at the Olympics Village, attracted ... Read more...

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Victoria’s Secret’s store opens in UK


July 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Victoria Secret store has finally opened in United Kingdom. It will be located in London’s Stratford region. The inauguration is said to be pretty low-key as ... Read more...

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London firm faked sniffer dog searches at Olympic Park


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A security firm in London said it conducted hundreds of searches for explosives by sniffer dogs at the Olympic Park, but those operations were never carried ... Read more...

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Crazed dog mauls five police officers


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Five policemen were mauled by a dog in Britain as they hunted a suspected violent kidnapper, Daily Mail reported.The officers were said to have "life-changing" wounds ... Read more...

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Drones to patrol skies above Olympic Stadium


November 25th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The London police and military will not be leaving anything to chance during the next Olympic Games which will take place in the country, reports say. The ... Read more...

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A sorry thief pays up after 30 years


July 1st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A man in Britain was in for the surprise of his life when a remorseful thief walked into his shop to pay for a gold pocket ... Read more...

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London’s 2012 Olympic stadium completed ‘on time and under budget’


March 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.30 (ANI): The construction work of London's 2012 Olympic stadium in Stratford has been completed under budget and three months ahead of schedule.The colossal stadium was finished today as International Olympic ... Read more...

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2012 Olympic Games venue opens


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): The organising committee of 2012 Olympic Games achieved a milestone when the first venue the velodrome, opened on Tuesday.The velodrome in Stratford cost around 93 million pounds to build ... Read more...

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Spurs say taking on Beckham not a front for move into Olympic stadium


January 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.13 (ANI): Tottenham FC have rejected reports that their bid to sign David Beckham on loan is not a front for their proposed move into the Olympic Stadium after London ... Read more...

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‘Sixth sense’ makes lovey-dovey couples’ brains work in sync


September 27th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Always wondered how your partner could actually read your mind? Well, this is not just a fruit of your imagination, for scientists have now found that some couples ... Read more...

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Oz teacher jailed for secretly filming pupils undressing


August 9th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 9 (ANI): A former drama teacher at an exclusive Melbourne school has been jailed for 21 months after he secretly filmed students undressing with a camera hidden under his desk.Mark ... Read more...

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Take That to perform at London Olympics?


July 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) British boyband Take That has reportedly been approached to perform at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The "Back for Good" hitmakers recently reunited ... Read more...

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Indian student from Hyderabad shot dead in US


July 14th, 2010 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) An Indian student of software engineering in Stratford University in Connecticut was gunned down by unidentified assailants in a grocery store in a suspected robbery case. A native of ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle plans ‘epic and intimate’ 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony


June 19th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19(ANI): Oscar-winning British film director Danny Boyle, who will be overseeing the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, has set out his vision for an "epic and intimate" launch ... Read more...

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Car used in Times Square bombing sold by college girl


May 4th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 4 (IANS) The vehicle used in Saturday's failed Times Square bombing attempt was sold by a 19-year-old Connecticut college student through internet, The New York Post reported. Peggy Colas ... Read more...

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London 2012 Olympics could see prostitutes striking gold


March 27th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 27 (ANI): The London 2012 Games could become a magnet for prostitutes trafficked from Eastern Europe by criminal gangs, it is feared. According to The Telegraph, the number of prostitutes ... Read more...

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Five Connecticut members of white supremacist group indicted for weapons charges


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:21 am ICT by BNO News
NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – Five members of a white supremacist group of Connecticut were charged with seven counts of conspiracy and firearms offenses stemming from an alleged attempt to sell ... Read more...

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Milford, CT man pleads guilty to racketeering conspiracy charge


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
MILFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Milford, Connecticut man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one count of racketeering conspiracy stemming from his involvement in an illegal gambling operation, prosecutors announced.Raul Suner, aka ... Read more...

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British director Kristian Digby dead


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) British director and TV presenter Kristian Digby has been found dead at his home in London. Contactmusic.com reports that the 32-year-old was found at his home in Stratford, London, ... Read more...

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Mike Gatting bats for kids with learning disabilities


February 27th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27(ANI): Former England cricket captain Mike Gatting is backing a 400,000 pound-play area project aimed at inspiring at least 30,000 children with learning disabilities and communication issues.The project, which ... Read more...

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Plan to build Britain’s biggest mosque blocked


January 19th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (DPA) Plans to build a "super-mosque" next to the site for the 2012 Olympic Games in London have collapsed and the Islamic group behind the project will be evicted ... Read more...

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Gang-member found guilty of killing Indian-origin man in London


August 7th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A London court is to sentence the killer of an Indian-origin man who had confronted the alleged leader of a gang after his school-going younger brother had become ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber commits suicide?


August 3rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 3 (IBNS) Although it has been reported that Justin Bieber, the child star discovered through YouTube, has killed himself, there are no comments from his family on whether the news is ... Read more...

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Metropolitan Police being sued for PS1M over alleged sex pest cops


January 7th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 7 (ANI): The Metropolitan Police in the UK is being sued for one million pounds by two serving WPCs, alleging that they have been pestered by sex-obsessed cops. While ... Read more...

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Andre Tchaikovskys distracting skull will no longer be used in Hamlet


December 3rd, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): The Royal Shakespeare Company has decided that they will no longer use Polish composer and pianist Andre Tchaikovskys real skull in Hamlet, as it is too distracting ... Read more...

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New Zealand school introduces yoga for kids to beat exam stress


November 10th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 10 (ANI): A school in Stratford has devised a rather relaxing way to help students beat the stress during examsYoga.St Mary''s Diocesan School has combined the bendy yoga move, ... Read more...

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Britains top cop denies blocking promotion of senior Asian police officer


July 11th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Sir Ian Blair, Britains most senior policeman, has hit back at allegations of racial discrimination in the Metropolitan Police after a senior Asian officer said he was ... Read more...

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ICC appoints five regional umpires’ performance managers


June 25th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) In its bid to improve umpiring standards in world cricket, International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday appointed five Regional Umpires' Performance Managers (RUPM). The five RUPMs will work towards ... Read more...

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UK top cop accused of overlooking black and Asian staff for promotion’


June 24th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Sir Ian Blair, Britain's most senior policeman, has been accused of overlooking black and Asian detectives for promotion in favour of his "favourite sons and daughters". Commander ... Read more...

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Drinking while driving ban applies to wheelchairs too!


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne , June 23 (ANI): In a bizarre drunken driving case, an intoxicated man was spotted asleep in his motorised wheelchair on a north Queensland highway, causing much trouble for other ... Read more...

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Carla Brunis secret passion - William Shakespeare


April 16th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Frances First Lady Carla Bruni has a secret passion - the works of great William Shakespeare.In a recent interview, the former supermodel told British Airways magazine High ... Read more...

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Major fire occurs close to London Olympics site


November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
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Radioactivity detected at London Olympic site


November 14th, 2007 - 2:30 am ICT by admin
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