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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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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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Victoria Cross medals sold for $433,000


July 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Two Victoria Cross (VC) medals awarded to World War I heroes have fetched 276,000 pounds (about $433,000) at a London auction, The Sun reported Friday.The VC ... Read more...

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Savaged by dogs, Briton fights for life


May 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old Briton is fighting for his life at a hospital after he was mauled by two savage dogs as he walked along a beach.The unnamed ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to leave for Britain Tuesday


May 21st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday begins an eight-day trip to Britain, his first visit to a foreign country since he took over 12 years ... Read more...

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Deonarine, Fudadin cleared to travel; Samuels arrives


May 9th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin are scheduled to arrive here Wednesday after managing to finally secure their UK travel visas in Jamaica.The left-handed Guyanese ... Read more...

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British grandad to undergo sex swap at 80!


April 30th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) A nearly 80-year-old man in Britain is all set to undergo a sex change with a 13,500 pounds (about $21,960) National Health Service operation.Ruth Rose, a ... Read more...

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Plane makes emergency landing in London


April 16th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Flights in and out of London's second largest airport Gatwick were suspended Monday after a US-bound Airbus A330-300 plane was forced to make an emergency landing ... Read more...

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Mind your breakfast for stress-free life


March 11th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) People skipping breakfast had better mend their ways, as a new study shows how the morning meal reduces stress and improves mental and physical performance throughout ... 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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Constable chases own shadow on CCTV prompting


February 8th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) An undercover policeman chased himself through a British town for over 20 minutes after a CCTV operator reported him as a suspect.The police officer was ... Read more...

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Law executive jailed for stealing half-million pounds


January 28th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A young legal executive in Britian has been jailed for stealing nearly half a million pounds from clients' accounts, causing a family-run solictior firm to go ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil unique ’soldier’ bee


January 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Scientists have profiled a 'soldier' bee for the first time, programmed to protect its hive from invaders. The discovery was made by a team from the ... Read more...

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Adele plans to move out of London?


December 18th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Singer Adele, who recently underwent a vocal chords surgery, has plans to move out of London due to fears that pollution levels could damage her voice.The ... Read more...

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English cricket to have earliest start in 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) The English county is all set to have its earliest start ever next season, with the first round of County matches scheduled to begin April 5.There ... Read more...

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Man drags dog, driving Porsche at 115 kmph


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) In an appalling incident, a man in Britain tied a dog to his car with a rope and dragged it along over nearly 10 km, the ... Read more...

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Andre is a busy man


November 16th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre has admitted his life has been extremely busy ever since he opened his new coffee shop.The 38-year-old opened the New York Coffee club ... Read more...

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McCartney to wed again


October 9th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Sir Paul McCartney is set to marry fiancee Nancy Shevell Sunday.The Beatles legend will tie the knot at London's Marylebone register office, the same venue ... Read more...

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A donkey gets zebra’s stripes overnight


September 17th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Pranksters spray-pained black and white stripes on a donkey in Britain. A caretaker was astonished when "a zebra came in for a feed in the morning ... Read more...

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Gambhir likely to be ruled out from ODI series


August 29th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Leicestershire, Aug 29 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is likely to return home as he is still struggling to recover from the concussion he suffered during the fourth ... Read more...

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Kohli leads India to victory against Kent


August 27th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Canterbury, Aug 27 (IANS) Virat Kohli scored 78 as India pulled off a thrilling five-run victory over Kent in a rain-curtailed practice match Friday.Put in, India scored a challenging 164 ... Read more...

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Gautam Gambhir yet to recover from concussion


August 26th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Canterbury, Aug 26 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is yet to recover from the concussion he suffered during the fourth and final cricket Test against England and is ... Read more...

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British MP’s party gatecrashed through Facebook


August 26th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Hundreds of teenagers gatecrashed a private party held at a British MP's house after details were leaked on social network Facebook.Police were called to the ... Read more...

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ECB may stop counties from participating in Champions League Twenty20


August 19th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England may stop counties from playing in next month's Champions League Twenty20 in India unless they are paid upfront by the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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Flower bans Panesar from bowling to Tendulkar at nets


July 27th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has banned Monty Panesar from bowling to Sachin Tendulkar in the nets, after confirming that the England spinner helped the Indian ... Read more...

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Panesar defends his net session with Tendulkar


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) England's left-arm spinner Monty Panesar defended his action of bowling to Sachin Tendulkar at the Lord's nets in the run-up to the 100th Test match ... Read more...

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Thieves use Facebook to rob empty British homes


June 17th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Thieves in Britain are inviting Facebook users to become "friends" in order to find out when they will go on holiday so that they can ... Read more...

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England all-rounder Yardy close to winning battle against depression


April 26th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) England all-rounder Michael Yardy is close to making a comeback out of depression and is likely to return to first-team duties for Sussex.Sussex head coach Mark ... Read more...

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Yardy to resume playing after winning battle against depression


April 26th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): All rounder Michael Yardy, who returned home just before England's World Cup quarterfinal last month due to depression, is all set to play first class cricket again.Sussex head ... Read more...

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Pak poor in fielding because ‘bowling coach acting as fielding coach’: Rana Naved


April 24th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 24(ANI): The main reason for Pakistan's poor fielding is that the national team has a bowling coach acting as a fielding coach, Pakistani pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has said."I have noticed ... Read more...

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Rana Naved-ul-Hasan names Inzamam as best captain, Woolmer greatest coach


April 21st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistani pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, who is representing Sussex in this English county season, has named Inzamamul Haq as his best captain and the late Bob Woolmer as the "greatest ... Read more...

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Huge lobster saved from the pot


March 16th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One very lucky lobster has been saved to live another day. The massive creature was caught in Britain and officials have taken the creature to an aquarium.The ... Read more...

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Elephants really do have long memories


March 16th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that elephants really do have the long memories they are credited with - especially when it comes to danger.A study of African elephants found that ... Read more...

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Story repetition helps kid acquire new vocabulary


February 21st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): Academics have indicated that children who demand the same story be read to them over and over again may be learning more than those who choose a different ... Read more...

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Jordan, Alex Reid ‘meet in romantic spa hotel’


February 13th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan and her husband Alex Reid reportedly met in a romantic spa hotel last night, fuelling rumors that the two could still resurrect their marriage.Jordan ... Read more...

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