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Kelly Brook talks about her real self in FHM


September 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a few weeks have passed since Keith Lemon was eliminated from the United Kingdom’s theatre charts. Her film is said to have commanded a lot of ... Read more...

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Helium shortage sends prices sky high


August 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is widely known that natural resources are hard to get and they are only extracted from specific areas. It was recently reported that the balloon ... Read more...

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Olympics: Obama congratulates Cameron on success


August 13th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called British Prime Minister David Cameron to congratulate him on the success of the London Olympics."President Obama called Prime Minister ... Read more...

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James Bond gets a dedicated channel


August 8th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The interesting and fascinating James Bond films will now be shown 24 hours a day in a channel famously known as Sky movies 007 HD. This was ... Read more...

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Denied visa, Bolisetti to miss British GT race


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti will miss the fifth round of the British GT championship, scheduled for Aug 4-5 at Snettorton, UK, as his application for a ... Read more...

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15-years-old swimmer wins gold at the London Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long awaited Olympic Games have come into dawn with a lot of surprises that have uplifted the participants and the countries at large. Among the games ... Read more...

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Victoria’s Secret’s store opens in UK


July 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Victoria Secret store has finally opened in United Kingdom. It will be located in London’s Stratford region. The inauguration is said to be pretty low-key as ... Read more...

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India is Australia’s largest source of permanent migrants


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Surpassing China and Britain, India has become the largest source of permanent migrants for Australia."India has surpassed China and the United Kingdom as the largest ... Read more...

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Hyderabad, Chandigarh to have British deputy high commissions


May 16th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Britain will set up two new deputy high commissions in India -- in Hyderabad and Chandigarh -- to deepen its ties with the country, British ... Read more...

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Suzlon’s arm bags orders worth $387 mn in two months


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) India's wind turbine manufacturing major Suzlon Energy Monday said its group subsidiary REpower Systems has bagged cumulative orders worth $387 million across Europe over a two-month ... Read more...

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Britain slams Ahmedinejad’s visit to Abu Musa


April 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS/WAM) Britain has described the recent visit by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad to the disputed island of Abu Musa as "highly unfortunate"."The United Kingdom supports a peaceful ... Read more...

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India best international investor in Britain: Pranab


March 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) India has been the top international investor in Britain for three consecutive years, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.Talking to media persons, the ... Read more...

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Many Britons think that Mount Everest is in UK


March 16th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Study reveals that many Britons think that the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest is in their own country – UK, rather than Nepal.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

15st man ‘mugged by fox’ for garlic bread


March 8th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 29-year-old man has narrated how a fox literally mugged him. Seb Baker told reporters that he had gone shopping but met the creature while returning with ... Read more...

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Topshop mocked for misspelling Shakespeare


March 7th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Huge clothing maker Topshop has been mocked for misspelling “Shakespeare.” The error occurs on a shirt that the company is currently marketing in the United Kingdom. The ... Read more...

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Backlash over BBC’s decision to send Englebert Humperdinck to Eurovision Song Contest


March 7th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC’s decision to send 75-year-old singer Englebert Humperdinck to the Eurovision Song Contest in Azerbaijan later in the year has received a public backlash. There has been ... Read more...

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Monkees to miss Davy Jones’ private funeral


March 7th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The family of Davy Jones have chosen to have an ultra private funeral for the late singer. Her former Monkees band mate Micky Dolenz told reporters ... Read more...

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Britain’s biggest fox killed


March 5th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 17.2kg fox, believed to be the biggest in the United Kingdom, has been shot dead. The animal was killed after it attacked a lamb farm in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Stacey Solomon smokes despite being pregnant


March 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Television personality Stacey Solomon may be seven months pregnant but that has not stopped her from smoking. The mother-of-one was caught smoking and that has greatly embarrassed ... Read more...

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Sofa King advert banned by UK Advt Standards Agency


March 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UK Advertising Standards Agency has banned the “Sofa King” advert in the country. The ad watchdog ruled that the ad which uses the slogan, ... Read more...

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Zayn Malik quits One Direction tour


March 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Zayn Malik has dropped out of the One Direction Tour in North America because of a family loss. Zayn was on the tour with Big Time ... Read more...

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Tim Barter is now recovering from head injury


February 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors have successfully reconstructed the head of a man who was hit by bricks. The man was left with a badly damaged head and skull after falling ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Alesha Dixon gets proposed by Takomborerwa Mnzarura during BGT


February 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Studio audience attendees say Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon looked uncomfortable when she got a proposal from an unlikely place – one of the contestants of ... Read more...

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Adam Lambert invited by Queen for performance


February 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol star Adam Lambert has confirmed that he has been invited by Queen to play at a concert in the United Kingdom. The singer decided to ... Read more...

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UK’s heaviest baby girl weighs 12 pounds


February 17th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Weighing more than 12 pounds at birth, Suzie Gzowski has officially become the heaviest baby ever born in the United Kingdom. Incredibly, the baby was born with ... Read more...

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Abi Titmuss lands a TV role on ‘Casualty’


February 14th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Glamour Girls star Abi Titmuss has landed a role on BBC One’s Casualty. The 36-year-old revealed that coming by the role, especially regarding her past, was ... Read more...

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Big Brother star Makosi kicked out of Britain


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Big Brother star Makosi Musambasi was busted when she tried to enter the United Kingdom with her sister’s passport. UK immigration officers say the 31-year-old tried to ... Read more...

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104 years old Taufeek Khanjar becomes oldest UK citizen


February 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taufeek Khanjar, a 104-year-old Iraqi native, has become the oldest naturalized citizen in Britain. The documentation to become a British was completed when he joined the ceremony ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New doubts arise over Amy Winehouse’s inquest


February 1st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse’s official inquest may be declared invalid because the Coroner who carried the procedure was not qualified to do so. Suzanne Greenaway carried out the inquest ... Read more...

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CNN news map locates London in Norfolk


January 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Someone will definitely have to answer some questions to bosses at CNN after the network’s news map placed London at the wrong side. CNN, regarded as ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

It’s the Smarties 75th anniversary


January 30th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The chocolate candy Smarties turns 75 this year. The sweet was first introduced in 1937 as Smarties. It was initially called Chocolate Beans but Nestle renamed it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Study reveals that ‘Women are better at parking than men’


January 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has concluded that when compared to men, women are better parkers of cars. The study, which was conducted by a car park company, claims ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Airbus finds a fix for their A380 wing cracks


January 28th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plane maker Airbus has announced that the company has found a simple fix for the superjumbo wing cracks. The problem seems to affect the A380 model of ... Read more...

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UK could become a hub for khat smuggling


January 26th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) European officials have warned that the United Kingdom could become the hub for the international smuggling of the plant stimulant khat. The plant has been banned in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sienna Miller quits fashion label as Creative Director


January 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sienna Miller and her sister Savannah have announced their stepping down from the fashion label Twenty8Twelve. The two are the creative directors of the company. They have ... Read more...

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