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China’s moon rover to run on nuclear power


August 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's first moon rover will run on a nuclear-powered battery, a scientist said.The rover lands on moon next year on board Chang'e-3, China's third lunar probe, ... Read more...

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Briton clicks himself raping child, jailed


August 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of raping a seven-year-old girl and taking photographs of his ... Read more...

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Attacked by dog, man jumps off 60 feet bridge


August 12th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A terrified man in Britain did not hesitate jumping off a 60 feet high bridge when he feared being mauled to death by an attacking dog.Mohammed ... Read more...

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British kids lending cash to hard-up parents


August 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Worried children are lending pocket money to their cash-strapped parents in Britain, a study claims.Fifty-eight percent of eight to 15-year-olds said they fret about family finances, ... Read more...

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Vengeful man burns wife’s clothes


August 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A vengeful British husband burned 5,000 pounds worth of his wife's designer gear after she left for Gambia to marry her lover, The Sun reported Saturday.Darrell ... Read more...

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Rescued World War I tortoise needs new home


August 11th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Wildlife experts are looking to rehome a tortoise rescued from a battlefield in 1915 in Turkey, The Sun reported Saturday.A soldier tucked Blake, the tortoise, into ... Read more...

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China outraged as owner drops dog from 18th floor


August 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A pet dog in China has survived a fall from an 18th floor apartment when its owner dropped it from the window after getting mad at ... Read more...

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British soldiers’ remains stored secretly


August 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Remains of British war heroes, who died in Afghanistan and Iraq are being secretly kept in an army lab without permission from their relatives, a media ... Read more...

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London mayor doesn’t want to be PM


August 9th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) London Mayor Boris Johnson has said that at the moment he does not want to challenge David Cameron for the post of prime minister.Johnson said ... Read more...

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British-Indian faces jail in Dubai for insulting Prophet


August 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin Briton is facing up to three years in jail in Dubai for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammad in a text message sent to a Muslim ... Read more...

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Britain may crack down on e-cigarettes


August 5th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes - that contain nicotine-infused water which is inhaled as a vapour - face a crackdown in Britain after the health minister said some were ... Read more...

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British mom delivers rare identical triplets


August 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) In a one-in-200-million cases, a British woman has defied all odds to deliver a set of identical triplets.Thomas, Edward and Harry Chalwin look so alike that ... Read more...

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Sex attacker jailed after 11 years


August 5th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A 57-year-old man who forced a woman to perform a sex act at gunpoint has been identified and jailed after 11 years after the victim saved ... Read more...

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British woman sues deo firm after suffering burns


August 5th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A 34-year-old British woman is taking legal action after an anti-perspirant deodorant left her with a burnt skin.Stacey Robinson, of Shoreditch, east London, suffered agonising stinging ... Read more...

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Jail food makes me fat, says British prisoner


August 4th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A prisoner at a jail in Britain has complained that the food being served in prison - comprising chips, pies and rice - was making him ... Read more...

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Britons spend a year of their lives in the pub


August 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Britons, known for their love for lager, spend more than a year of their lives in the pub, a study has found.In an average week, Britons ... Read more...

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William, Harry didn’t know queen was ‘Bond girl’


August 4th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) British princes William and Harry said they were "completely in the dark" over their grandmother Queen Elizabeth's role as a "Bond girl" in the Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Coach worried about Liu Xiang’s foot injury


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The coach of 2004 Olympic hurdles champion Liu Xiang said here Friday that he is troubled about his ward's foot injury."His back problem is nothing to ... Read more...

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Britain paid record $30 bn to EU in 2011


August 1st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) British taxpayers paid a record 19.2 billion pounds ($30 billion) to the European Union last year, The Sun reported WednesdayOfficial statistics reveal that the British payments ... Read more...

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Nicole Eggert engages in battle of the baby weight


August 1st, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicole Eggert has been known to have the most enviable figure and this was evident from 1992 to 1994. Her body shape was inspiring to many ... Read more...

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Jailed British policeman found hanging in jail


July 31st, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A former policeman who murdered his detective lover has been found hanging in a prison cell in Britain. He was on a suicide watch, ... Read more...

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British mother jailed after son drowns in bathtub


July 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A drunk mother, who left her two young children alone in a bath full of water and remained engrossed in talking with neighbours while one of ... Read more...

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Alligator chomps off hand that fed it


July 30th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A boat captain in the US has been charged with unlawfully feeding an alligator after the reptile bit off his hand in Florida Everglades, one of ... Read more...

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Woman, 96, dies preparing for 70ft abseil


July 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A thrill-seeking 96-year-old British woman collapsed and died just ahead of taking part in a 70-feet abseil, the controlled descent down a rock face using a ... Read more...

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Lochte impressed by Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Ryan Lochte, winner of the men's 400m individual medley, admitted Sunday that China's Ye Shiwen had been a topic of conversation over the dinner table ... Read more...

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Sun reaches 200 metres freestyle semis


July 29th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Sun Yang of China qualified for the semi-finals of the men's 200 metres freestyle with a convincing display in the first round of the competition.The ... Read more...

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Rapist jailed in failed attempt to abduct girl


July 28th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) An Irish man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for trying to kidnap a teenager and young woman on the same day.Rapist Dermot Murphy, ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang needs to run inside 12.95 for gold: coach


July 28th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Liu Xiang must run within 12.95 seconds to win the men's 110-metre hurdles at the London Olympics, his coach Sun Haiping said."It is difficult for him ... Read more...

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Batman movie killer met prostitutes before shooting


July 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) James Holmes, the man who killed 12 people and injured more than 50 in a shooting spree at a US theatre during the screening of the ... Read more...

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Man, dumped by wife, saws up furniture in half


July 25th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 56-year-old Briton, who was dumped by his wife last year, took "revenge" by sawing up the couple's furniture and claimed half of all items, including ... Read more...

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Man jailed for hanging daughter upside down


July 25th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 44-year-old Briton has been sentenced to five years in jail for handing out bizarre and cruel punishments to his three children, including once when he ... Read more...

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Olympics bosses say soldiers’ uniforms ‘intimidating’


July 25th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Organisers of the 2012 London Olympics have suggested that the thousands of security personnel on duty for the games should dress in tracksuits because their regular ... Read more...

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Mexican boxer Valdez feeling no Olympics pressure


July 24th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Mexican star bantamweight boxer Oscar Valdez said he was under no pressure for the London Games, his second Olympics, even though boxing has been a source ... Read more...

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Son kills mother over night out


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A British teenager allegedly killed his mum when she told him he was grounded, a media report said Monday.Leah Smith, 41, was believed to have been ... Read more...

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Nicole Scherzinger angry about ‘X Factor’ economy class tickets


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger was left furious when she learned that she had got economy class tickets for a flight from London to Los Angeles, as part ... Read more...

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