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Family kills pregnant Pakistani woman in Britain


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A court in Birmingham held the husband, in-laws and a relative guilty of killing a six-month pregnant Pakistani woman as they believed she was possessed by ... Read more...

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Leaflets found with threats against British PM, queen


July 7th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Leaflets found by British police - during an operation in which seven men were held for terrorism offences - contained threats against Prime Minister David ... Read more...

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Seven more held in Britain for terror offences


July 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Seven men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of being involved in terror offences, after weapons were found hidden in a car, police said Friday. ... Read more...

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Lambert appointed Villa manager


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) English Premier league club Aston Villa appointed Saturday Paul Lambert as their new manager on a three-year deal.Villa have been on the lookout for a new ... Read more...

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Four Britons charged with terrorism offences


November 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Four British men have been charged with raising funds for terror purposes and of travelling to Pakistan for terrorist training, a media report said Saturday.Khobaib Hussain, ... Read more...

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Four held in Britain on terrorism charges


November 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Four men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of travelling to Pakistan to undertake terrorist training, police said Tuesday. Officers from the West Midlands Counter ... Read more...

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Tea-loving Britons now favour coffee


August 18th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Once known for their strong liking for tea, Britons seem to have developed a special fondness for coffee -- their average expenditure on coffee has begun ... Read more...

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London riots: disorder spreads to Manchester, West Midlands


August 10th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) The fourth day of rioting, looting and arson saw the trouble that started from London and engulfed various cities of Britain, also reaching central Manchester and ... Read more...

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Sikh group ransacks community centre in Britain


May 30th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) A Sikh group in Britain has protested against liquor and meat being served at one of their community centres, a media report said.The Sun reported that ... Read more...

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Brit oldest dad for twins has 13th child at 72 but still wants more kids


February 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A British man, who became the oldest father of twins less than two years ago, has welcomed his 13th child at 72 and insists he wants even more ... Read more...

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UK breast surgeon faces probe after ‘cleavage-saving’ op leaves cancer behind


February 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A top surgeon in Britain, who carried out dozens of "cleavage-sparing" mastectomies, has come under investigation after one patient contracted breast cancer again.Ian Paterson left small amounts of ... Read more...

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Nearly 50pc Brit parents ‘too busy to read their child a bedtime story’


January 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Many of us have grown up listening to bedtime stories our parents read to us.However, a new British survey has revealed that this tradition is dying out - ... Read more...

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Britain’s swine flu patients take up hospital beds for kids


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Seriously ill babies and children are being forced to travel to different places across Britain as intensive care beds have been allotted to swine flu patients.Only 15 of ... Read more...

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Brit right wing protests breeding Muslim extremism in UK: Brit counter terror unit


November 20th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20(ANI): The English Defence League (EDL), a right-wing group formed in 2009, is encouraging Muslim extremists in the United Kingdom with its violent protests, police have claimed.The EDL uses street-based ... Read more...

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English ladies footie team scores 41-nil!


November 6th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): English ladies footie team Keynsham Town Ladies Reserves has made history by winning Somerset County Women's League against Somerton & Langport Ladies by 41 goals.The stunning victory by ... Read more...

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Mohammed Is The Most Common Name For Boys In England And Wales


October 28th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A recent survey has revealed that the parents in England and Wales are most likely to name their newborn Mohammed than anywhere else in ... Read more...

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Mohammed is most popular name for baby boys in UK


October 28th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Topping the list for the most popular name given to newborn boys in Britain is Mohammed, followed by Oliver, Jack, Harry and Alfie.Mohammed had been placed third last ... Read more...

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Brit model weighing just 8 stone branded ‘too fat’ for catwalk


October 8th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 08 (ANI): A blonde model from West Midlands was told that she was too fat for the catwalk - despite weighing just eight stone.Stunning Natasha Price from Coven was instructed ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman worked as dentist with fake degree


September 30th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain worked as a dentist for nine years without having any formal qualifications, a media report said.Vinisha Sharma, 37, earned around 230,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Brit girl with rare genetic disorder loses her skin 14 times every day


September 28th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): A five-year-old British girl suffers from a rare genetic disorder and has to wear bandages all the time because she sheds her skin 14 times a day.Annabelle Whitehouse ... Read more...

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Annabelle Whitehouse Sheds Her Skin 14 Times a Day


September 28th, 2010 - 2:43 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sonya and Paul Whitehouse have to constantly cover their little girl in cream to make her comfortable enough to deal with the skin condition which she has that ... Read more...

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Brit pupils as young as six subject teachers to sexual abuse


August 16th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Logs kept by local councils in Britain and just released under the Freedom of Information Act have revealed that pupils as young as six have subjected teachers to ... Read more...

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Even primary level kids sexually abuse marms in Britain


August 16th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Woman teachers are subjected to sexual abuse by their students as young as six in Britain, official figures revealed Monday. Kids across the country have ogled, groped and ... Read more...

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Outrage over blacking pool windows to protect Muslim women’s modesty


July 6th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A council in Britain has been slammed for blacking out the windows of a glass-panelled swimming pool in order to protect the modesty of Muslim women.The centre in ... Read more...

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Home-grown Brits behind two-thirds of Islam- related terror in UK: Report


July 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5(ANI): A new report has found that two-thirds of Islamism-related terrorism offences in the UK over the past decade involved home grown terrorists with links to Al-Qaeda.According to the ... Read more...

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Furious fans claim hard earned money wasted with England’s WC exit


June 28th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 28 (ANI): Germany exposed England's stumbling defence during their 4-1 victory over the Three Lions in the World Cup, even though a poor decision by a Uruguayan linesman cost Frank ... Read more...

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Britain’s oldest father of twins to be dad again


June 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Britain's oldest father of twins, who is now 72, is overjoyed after his 26-year-old wife again discovered she is pregnant. Richard Roden was delighted to learn that Lisa, ... Read more...

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Village in centre of England opposes gypsy construction


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) The residents of Meriden, a village said to be the centre of England, have formed a human barricade to stop gypsies from building an illegal settlement in their ... Read more...

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Brit mum chucked out of Disneyland for looking like a princess!


April 21st, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): A British mother is said to have been left stunned after she was forced by staff at Disneyland to leave because she looked like a princess.Natasha Narula, who ... Read more...

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British fighter jets chase UFO, shows video


April 11th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) A dramatic 30-second video clip shows two British fighter jets in hot pursuit of a UFO, a media report said Sunday. A cameraman shot the video of the aircraft ... Read more...

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Timers set to stop Brit civil servants from spending more than 10mins on the loo!


March 30th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): British civil servants are unhappy after timers were installed on toilet lights to force them out of the restroom within ten minutes.In accordance with the cost-cutting measures introduced ... Read more...

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West Midlands man underwent sex change op to escape debt collectors!


March 20th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): While researching for her role in new play 'Forever in Your Debt', actress Sarah Thom discovered a man who changed his sex to avoid debt collectors.The beauty learnt ... Read more...

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War veteran finds ‘arthritis’ was German bullet in hip for last 66 years!


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): A war veteran in the UK has discovered what he thought was arthritis turned out to be a German bullet which had been lodged in his hip for ... Read more...

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Brit kids as young as 11 ‘drinking two bottles of wine a week’


January 28th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 28 (ANI): Health concerns have been raised after a study found that children in the UK, as young as 11, were consuming almost two bottles of wine a week.The NHS ... Read more...

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Regional accents ’still thriving’ in UK


January 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Regional accents in Britain are increasingly getting prevalent despite the progressively homogeneous nature of society, according to academic studies.According to forecasts, accents would disappear and merge into a ... Read more...

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