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Cosmetic company drops ’sexy’ Rihanna


August 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has been dropped by Nivea, a cosmetic company, for being too sexy.The 24-year-old appeared in an advertisement for the company, which was ... Read more...

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Russia’s Kommersant ends TV channel


June 27th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Kommersant publishing house has announced that it was getting rid of its television channel, that was launched in 2011, because of its financial underperformance."A ... Read more...

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Pattinson feels ‘Cosmopolis’ has positive elements


June 18th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Robert Pattinson's forthcoming film "Cosmopolis" deals with a futuristic New York going through decline in capitalism. The actor admits that the topic is depressing, but ... Read more...

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Russia’s richest tycoon names $100 mn Yacht after mother


June 1st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's richest businessmen Alisher Usmanov has named his new $100-million yacht after his mother, a daily reported.The 66-metre ship which was named Dilbar after ... Read more...

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Russian media tycoon sells radio stations


May 17th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev, who owns Britain's Evening Standard and The Independent newspapers, will sell two Russian radio stations for $14 million.The Prosto Radio and ... Read more...

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Man denies spending $11m on wedding


April 6th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) A Chinese rich coal tycoon has denied reports he spent 70 million yuan ($11 million) on a lavish wedding for his daughter. Xing Libin, reported to ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s Sky News admits hacking emails


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's Sky News channel has admitted to hacking emails by authorising its reporters on at least two occasions.The potentially embarrassing revelation can further dent the ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s income rises


March 20th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's income last year rose 20 percent to 48 million euros allowing him to keep the title of Italy's highest-earning politician.The billionaire ... Read more...

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Berlusconi highest-earning politician in Italy


March 20th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's income last year rose 20 percent to 48 million euros (around 63 million) that allowed him to keep the title ... Read more...

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New Russian cabinet could use tycoon Prokhorov: Putin


March 8th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, a rising star of opposition politics, can get a seat in the new government, according to president-elect Vladimir Putin.Prokhorov "is a ... Read more...

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Putin top campaign spender


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was the top spender in this presidential campaign with 368 million rubles ($12 million), according to financial statements by candidates ... Read more...

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Richard Branson advertises for builder to restore his Caribbean mansion


January 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tycoon Sir Richard Branson is shopping for a builder to restore his luxurious Caribbean mansion which was razed by fire last year. Branson placed an ad on ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to release his song album Tuesday


November 20th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 19 (IANS/AKI) Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's former prime minister, media tycoon and ex-cruise ship lounge singer, will release an album of his love songs Tuesday.Entitled "Il Vero Amore", or ... Read more...

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Drug bust at Berlusconi company


November 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Nov 8 (IANS/AKI) A Milan office belonging to media tycoon prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset broadcasting empire was raided Tuesday by police who arrested 11 people suspected of drug ... Read more...

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Indian-origin tycoon penalised for dodging parking fees


September 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) An Indian-origin multi-millionaire in Britain has been penalised for using a deceased person's "disabled" sticker for parking his 140,000 pounds (over $2,22,000) Ferrari for free.Chirag Patel, ... Read more...

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Russian actor announces presidential bid


September 6th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian actor-writer Ivan Okhlobystin has announced his intention to run for the country's presidency next year.Okhlobystin, a well-known TV actor, said he made the decision ... Read more...

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Moss wants to buy luxury yacht


July 24th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Newly-wed Kate Moss wants to splash out on a luxury yacht after falling in love with life on the ocean wave.The 37-year-old and her husband Jamie ... Read more...

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Sarkozy says no summer vacation for ministers


July 8th, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 8 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said his ministers should not go on summer vacation and instead work round the clock, according to a top official."He (Sarkozy) ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey plans to be a high school teacher


July 7th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, South Africa, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she is going to teach a group of students on things she wished she had known before she grew up. ... Read more...

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Putin, Medvedev may name third candidate for president


July 5th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin may propose another candidate for the presidential elections in 2012, an official said."There are three equal ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner’s latest girlfriend is Anna Sophia Berglund


June 21st, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, California, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iconic Playboy owner Hugh Hefner seems to have recovered from the shock he received from the disappointment handed to him by former fiancée Crystal Harris.25-year-old ... Read more...

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Autopsy report to reveal how LRG’s Jonas Bevacqua died


June 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An autopsy report is expected on Wednesday to determine how Jonas Bevacqua died. The ex-clothing line tycoon was found dead in his home. Jonas died at ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy expecting a boy: Report


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is expecting a boy, a media report said Monday quoting a close friend of President Nicolas Sarkozy.The revelation comes just days ... Read more...

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Chris John’s forged will presented by wife & mistress


May 6th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A court in the United Kingdom has been told that Chris John had no known will before he died. Shortly after the sudden death of the British ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi laments he missed out dinner with 1,000 women


May 5th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi, known for his love of near-the-knuckle jokes, continued to show that standing trial for sex offences with a teenage prostitute had not affected his sense of ... Read more...

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Ecclestone again insists F1 is not for sale


May 4th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): Bernie Ecclestone has reiterated that Formula One is not for sale in the wake of further speculation that multi-billionaire tycoon Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation, is planning a ... Read more...

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Donald Trump cancels Letterman appearance


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Donald Trump will not be appearing on the Tonight Show with David Letterman. Racking up enemies in Hollywood, including Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro, Cher and ... Read more...

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Now, Berlusconi filmed telling lewd joke about ‘doing secretary on the table’


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Controversial Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been filmed making a lewd joke about his secretary.Berlusconi, who is facing a charge of paying a 17-year-old for sex, ... Read more...

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Ukrainian tycoon buys Britain’s costliest apartment


April 19th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), April 19 (IANS) Ukrainian tycoon Rinat Akhmetov has purchased Britain's most expensive apartment for over $220 million.Though the three-storey apartment in the luxury One Hyde Park residential complex ... Read more...

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S.A. police dossier proves Indian-origin UK businessman planned his wife’s murder


April 8th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 8 (ANI): A police dossier claims to prove honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani planned his wife Anni's murder.According to The Sun, the bombshell file, compiled by South African cops, includes ... Read more...

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Textile tycoon’s son acquitted in 2006 rape case


March 30th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A Mumbai court Wednesday acquitted Abhishek Kasliwal, the scion of a city-based textile tycoon, in a 2006 rape case for lack of evidence and the prosecution's ... Read more...

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Donald Trump wants to verify Obama’s birth certificate


March 29th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 29 (ANI): Tycoon Donald Trump who is thinking of making a run for the White House on a Republican ticket in 2012, has demanded a copy of President ... Read more...

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Tighter UK visa controls risk losing non-EU engineers, firms: Expert


March 28th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Vacuum cleaner tycoon Sir James Dyson, who sits on the Prime Minister's business advisory group, has said that he is "extremely concerned" at recent changes which will cut ... Read more...

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Fulham fans protest against Michael Jackson’s statue at Craven Cottage ground


March 19th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.19 (ANI): Fulham football supporters are crying foul over plans to unveil a statue of pop star Michael Jackson at Craven Cottage ground.Jackson will join Fulham Fifties footballing legend Johnny ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s bunga bunga beauties ‘wore AC Milan shirts for stripteases’


March 18th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): It has emerged that scandal-hit Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi asked some of the beauties at his villa parties to dress in the shirts of AC Milan, the ... Read more...

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