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15 arrested in anti-austerity protests in Spain


July 21st, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 21 (IANS/EFE) Fifteen people were arrested and 16 sent to hospitals with minor injuries as a result of clashes that followed an anti-austerity protest in the Spanish capital.Similar ... Read more...

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Spanish royals cut their own pay


July 18th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos decided to cut his salary and that of Crown Prince Felipe by 7.1 percent in line with government-mandated reductions in pay for ... Read more...

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Pay cut spurs more protests by Spanish public employees


July 17th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 17 (IANS/EFE) Protests by public employees against the Spanish government's decision to cut their pay as part of a new austerity package continued here Monday.Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's ... Read more...

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Pope prays for world peace on Christmas


December 25th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Dec 25 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI prayed for world peace Sunday and said that the world remained "torn" by violence which had stained the earth with blood.Delivering his ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas message to focus on family


December 25th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II will deliver a traditional Christmas message Sunday afternoon that will focus on the theme of "family and community".In the address written by the ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole plans alcohol free Christmas lunch


December 20th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is throwing an alcohol free Christmas party for her Girls Aloud bandmates.The 28-year-old has invited Nicola Roberts, Kimberley Walsh and Sarah Harding at ... Read more...

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Pope calls for Church to reflect on what led to abuse


December 21st, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Dec 21 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has said that the Catholic Church has to reflect on how the Christian lifestyle and the Vatican's message may have led to the sexual ... Read more...

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Ovens warm up, pans begin to sizzle in India’s Christmas capital (With Recipes)


December 20th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 20 (IANS) Pots and pans have begun rattling furiously in Goa's Christian homes. With Christmas around the corner, a soft, sweet-smelling haze has begun wafting around ovens and ... Read more...

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Wendy’s To Sell New “Natural” Fries With Potato Skins and Sea Salt


November 11th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Fast food restaurants continue to be criticized for their unhealthy meals, Wendy's has decided to unveil their new “Natural Fries” in certain stores throughout the states of ... Read more...

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Harrod’s Counts Down to Christmas with Million Dollar Advent Calendar


November 10th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The posh London department store known as ‘Harrod’s’ has brought a luxurious, and perhaps a bit over the top new version of the traditional Christmas advent calendar by ... Read more...

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Anderson earns $18,000 for a club appearance


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson took home $18,000 for making a public appearance at a club here. Anderson received the money just for sipping a drink in the VIP ... Read more...

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British DJ Sacked After He Refers To Queen’s Speech As ‘Boring’


January 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) British radio presenter, Tom Binns lost his job after he interrupted Queen Elizabeth II while she was delivering the traditional Christmas Day speech. Moreover, the radio ... Read more...

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British radio DJ fired for calling Queen’s speech ‘boring’


December 30th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): British radio DJ Tom Binns has been sacked after interrupting the Queen's traditional Christmas speech and telling listeners it was boring.Binns, who had been working in the studio ... Read more...

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Pope ‘well’ after being knocked down (Second Lead)


December 25th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Dec 25 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI is "well" despite being knocked down at Christmas midnight Mass and will deliver Friday his traditional Christmas Day message, according to the pope's spokesman. Spokesman ... Read more...

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Traditional Christmas for a Modern Family


December 10th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas With a blended family of mixed traditions the celebration of Christmas has a different meaning to all. Gloria and her son Manny celebrate with fireworks and harmless jokes. Jay her ... Read more...

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Traditional Christmas lunch of turkey no more Britons’ favourite


December 9th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): The traditional Christmas lunch of turkey and all the trimmings does not excite British families anymore, says a new research. A survey, commissioned by Matthew Walker, the world's ... Read more...

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Best Buy deals for Black Friday start early this year


November 9th, 2009 - 2:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are bigger and better deals in store for customers this Black Friday, which is all set to fall on November 27th 2009. The ... Read more...

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Black Friday 2009 aiming for better deals


November 6th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Nov 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are bigger and better deals in store for customers this Black Friday, which is all set to fall on November 27th 2009. The huge ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan Sings Of Christmas Cheer


October 14th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christmas has come early for all Bob Dylan fans, which includes pretty much everyone. Hard as it may be to digest, the poster boy of ... Read more...

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Antwerp’s diamond industry reels from recession


March 29th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Karishma Bhansali Mehta Antwerp, March 29 (IANS) With a whopping $43 billion of rough and cut diamonds passing through Antwerp, home to some 300 Indian families mainly hailing from Palanpur in Gujarat ... Read more...

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When Brit booze left Enrique Iglesias drunk and with diarrhoea!


March 18th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Enrique Iglesias will keep his distance from British alcohol after a traditional Christmas drink left him with diarrhoea.The singer revealed that he was left red-faced after trying ... Read more...

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Terror threat sounds death knell for traditional Christmas festivities in Peshawar


December 25th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec. 25 (ANI): The aggravating law and order situation in the provincial metropolis has forced the Christian community not to hold the Christmas fair at the Saint John Vianney Catholic ... Read more...

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Italian priest under fire for putting mosque in church’’s nativity scene


December 25th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): The Right-wing Northern League in Italy is enraged after a Roman Catholic priest added a model mosque to his church''s nativity scene.The Nativity of Jesus, or simply ... Read more...

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Hate preacher Bakri plans to hijack Queens Xmas speech


December 24th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): UKs hate preacher Omar Bakri Mohammed is planning to hijack the Queens Speech with his own bile-filled Christmas Day message.According to a report in Daily Star, Bakri ... Read more...

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Leftover Christmas turkey fat may block sewers, fears Gloucestershire County Council


December 23rd, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 23 (ANI): Gloucestershire County Council is worried that people may block sewers by pouring leftover turkey fat, cooking oil, and grease down the drain after roasting the Christmas dinner. ... Read more...

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Christmas ban in Oxford enrages religious leaders


November 3rd, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A council-owned charity in Oxford came up with a plan to ban the word Christmas from this years festive celebrations, and it has earned itself the ire ... Read more...

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Madonna invokes Kabbalah to prevent Guy from giving kids Christmas celebration


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Pop diva Madonna wants her estranged husband Guy Ritchie not to move on with his plans to introduce their children to a traditional Christmas celebration, which is ... Read more...

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William, Harrys PS15,000 Christmas booze party


December 14th, 2007 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
London, December 14 (ANI): British Princes William and Harry reportedly spent a whopping 15,000 pounds on booze in just two hours during a festive night out recently.The young royals were enjoying ... Read more...

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