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Hasina warns of possible terrorist threat from Mynmarese refugees


July 29th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned of possible terrorist connections among thousands of Muslim refugees trying to enter her country from neighbouring Myanmar.In an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thousands of missing Libyan missiles threat to London Olympics


December 19th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Thousands of missing missiles that have fallen into the hands of terrorists after the fall of the Muammar Gadaffi regime in Libya now poses a threat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain’s Coldstream Guards ‘facing the axe’ after 360 years


July 24th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The Coldstream Guards, the British Army's oldest regiment and loved by tourists for their red tunics and bearskin hats, are facing the axe after 360 years ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

EU plans to pay fishermen for collecting plastic from the sea


May 8th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) The European Union (EU) plans to pay the continent's fishing fleets for collecting plastic as part of an initiative that will help reduce pollution in sea.As ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two Britons planned US raid on Osama’s hideout


May 8th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Not many may know it, but two British special forces' officers planned the May 2 US commando raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jackie Kennedy ‘feared JFK would have affair with Liz Taylor’


April 10th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): Jackie Kennedy was said to have hated actress Elizabeth Taylor.Reason: Jackie feared that her husband and former US President John F. Kennedy would have an affair with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BBC spends 2,000 pounds a year on biscuits


March 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) The BBC spends over 2,000 pounds a year on biscuits and 32,500 pounds on flowers for the reception area, a media report said Sunday.Citing information obtained ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Original score from Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ on sale for $75K


March 14th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): The original score from 'Psycho', directed by Alfred Hitchcock, has been put up on sale for 75,000 dollars.According to Britain's Sunday Express, Norma Herrmann, widow of the film's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Desperate Housewives’ star Teri Hatcher denies quit claims


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): Teri Hatcher has dismissed reports that she has quit the hit TV series 'Desperate Housewives'."There are not enough adjectives to describe how stupid, off base, and ridiculously ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How Mae West’s ‘bad and bold attitude turned her into a sex icon’


November 7th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Mae West was too old, too short, too voluptuous, too funny and too independent to be a sex symbol, as a new book reveals, but a bad and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Roderick Mann dies at 87


September 18th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Roderick Mann, a globally respected entertainment journalist and author, who wrote for the glitzy show business for over 4 decades, died on the 17th of September ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Last surviving dodo lived in Oxford?


September 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Dodo, an extinct flightless bird that existed in the forests of Mauritius, was last seen in Oxford in Britain, claims a new book. British author Michael Johnson found a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BBC spends 50,000 pounds a day on taxis


September 5th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) The BBC spent an astounding 18.2 million pounds in 2008-09 on taxis and hired cars, with the daily expenditure coming to almost 50,000 pounds, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Blair ignored warnings to go to Iraq war: Brit analyst


August 29th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29(ANI): Former British Premier Tony Blair had ignored warnings that there was no evidence of Iraq possessing weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) to support UK going to war in that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FBI-style force for Europe to fight crime


August 29th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A pan-Europe FBI-style police force with powers to arrest criminals will be operational within a decade, a media report said Sunday. Ferenc Banfi, the new director of the EU's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian spook Anna Chapman rejected MI6 deal


August 8th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.8 (ANI): Spooks at Britain's MI6 tried to broker a deal with Russian spy Anna Chapman minutes before she flew to Moscow, a security source has claimed.Intelligence officers approached the secret ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ban on tobacco ads in UK could fund Al Qaeda, Taliban


July 25th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Taliban and Al Qaeda terrorists will profit from the growth in cigarette smuggling into the UK if a ban on tobacco advertising is implemented, senior defence sources ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit TV viewers complain about repeat telecasts


July 12th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Irate television viewers are inundating channels with complaints over the number of repeats being broadcast, with one saying he counted 96 in just one day.The viewer was so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

JK Rowling visits Harry Potter theme park


June 21st, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21(ANI): JK Rowling, writer of the Harry potter series visited the Harry Potter theme park, the 'Wizarding World' recently.She amazed the onlookers when she spent 300 pounds on delights such ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ex-Royal Navy officer says he has solved Holy Grail mystery


June 20th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): A retired Royal Navy officer who has spent years studying ancient texts, believes he has at last solved the mystery of the disappearance of the Holy Grail.For millions ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New London Olympic site was once a POW camp for Germans


June 20th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Britain's new Olympic site was once a prisoner of war camp for captured Germans including members of the SS and Nazi U-Boat crews.A Sunday Express report revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dennis Hopper’s family locked in bitter battle over will


June 7th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Late actor Dennis Hopper's family are embroiled in a legal battle over his multi-million-dollar estate.Hooper's estranged fifth wife Victoria Duffy, 42, filed a claim against his estate at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Catherine Zeta Jones says she’s not aesthetically beautiful


May 15th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Welsh born Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta Jones has admitted that she is not "aesthetically beautiful".Despite being voted one of the world's most beautiful women many times, the 40 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Liz Taylor’s heart still belongs to Richard Burton


April 18th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Trashing rumors of an impending marriage number nine, Hollywood legend Dame Elizabeth Taylor has apparently said that her heart still belongs to Richard Burton.Communicating with her fans ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dame Elizabeth Taylor refuses to undergo vital surgery


March 29th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Dame Elizabeth Taylor has refused to undergo any further surgeries despite the crippling neck pain she has.Taylor, 78, who now mostly uses a wheelchair, is reportedly feeling too ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiger Woods pays wife $150m as ‘forgive me’ gift


March 21st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Tiger Woods is desperately trying to redeem himself and has given wife Elin 150 million dollars as a "forgive me" gift, it has emerged.In fact, he even ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Tiger Woods to bare all in front of wife’


January 24th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Shamed golfer Tiger Woods will tell his wife Elin all the details of his numerous extra-marital affairs as a part of his recovery at the rehab clinic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Qatar sheikhs may launch Man U buy-out bid


January 17th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.17 (ANI): Manchester United could be taken over by sheikhs in Qatar for 1.2 billion pounds.Sunday Express Sport can reveal that while Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson took advantage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Family moves from recession-hit UK to India to start a new life


December 6th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): Shrugging off the financial hardships of recession-stricken Britain, a family has moved to India to carve out a new life.Selling off their wordly possessions in garage sale to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Simon Cowell to launch new show


November 9th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Simon Cowell, the man behind 'The X Factor' and 'Britain's Got Talent', is all set to launch another "major entertainment format" on terrestrial television.According to sources, after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British supermarket giant risks sparking racial backlash


November 8th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8(ANI): British supermarket giant Asda has risked sparking a racial backlash by closing its traditional fresh meat counter and replacing it with a halal only section.The chain has decided to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Every nation wants to avoid England in draw for 2010 World Cup: Capello


October 18th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.18 (ANI): Coach Fabio Capello believes every nation wants to avoid England in December's draw for the World Cup finals.Under Capello' England have so far chalked up nine wins out of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Unrestricted poaching could see extinction of African elephant in 15 years


October 18th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.18 (ANI): The mighty African elephant could face extinction within 15 years due to the illegal ivory trade.According to a Sunday Express report, poachers slaughter 104 elephants every day for their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, Indians joining British Army to beat Taliban


October 18th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 18 (ANI): Indians are now rushing to join the British Army to fight the Taliban.They will be entitled to sign up as Commonwealth nationals.The current trend can be attributed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arsenal boss told to win a trophy as second or third isn’t good enough


October 11th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 11 (ANI): Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has bluntly told manager Arsene Wenger to end the club's four-year trophy drought this season."It's absolutely our ambition to win a trophy ... Read more...

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