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‘British undercover police can have sex with suspects’

June 13th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) British undercover police officers can start sexual relationships with suspected criminals if it means they are more plausible, a minister said Wednesday.Home Office Minister Nick Herbert ... Read more...

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Royal wedding ‘to serve as rehearsal for the Queen’s funeral’

April 25th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): It has emerged that Palace officials are planning to take advantage of the Royal wedding frenzy to rehearse for what is expected to be the next major state ... Read more...

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Pope in London on second leg of Britain visit

September 17th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI began the second day of his state visit Friday by meeting thousands of school children in London in an event described as "the big ... Read more...

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British MPs tinkering with expenses may be fined

June 17th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 17 (IANS) British Members of Parliament are angry with the punitive proposals of a parliamentary watchdog to fine MPs and force them to explain themselves in public if ... Read more...

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Zia, Yahya and Ayub should be exhumed and hanged like Cromwell: PML-N leader

September 11th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.11 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Javed Hashmi has said that all dictators including General Ayub Khan, General Yahya Khan and General Zia-ul-Haq should be tried and their bodies should ... Read more...

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‘Great Britain football team will be formed for Olympics’

March 11th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (DPA) Sports minister Gerry Sutcliffe is confident that Great Britain will field a football team at the 2012 Olympics despite opposition. The Scottish, Welsh and Irish Football ... Read more...

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Labour stifled Thatchers role in womens suffrage celebration in 1978

December 30th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.30 (ANI): The 50th anniversary of equal womens suffrage was a cause for celebration in 1978, but James Callaghan and his allies were determined that Margaret Thatcher did not feature ... Read more...

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British MPs may be ejected from House of Commons

October 16th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) British Members of Parliament may have to relocate for the first time since World War II to pave way for the biggest ever repairs to the House of ... Read more...

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Former UK PM Thatcher will get a 3m-pound state funeral

July 14th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher will be the first Prime Minister since Sir Winston Churchill to be given a state funeral when she passes away. It maybe ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama says human rights must feature in China ties (Lead)

May 22nd, 2008 - 12:02 am ICT by admin
DPA London, May 21 (DPA) The Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan leader, warned Britain and other western nations Wednesday not to forget human rights in their efforts to forge closer links with China. ... Read more...

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UK House of Commons may be closed for three years

November 14th, 2007 - 2:20 am ICT by admin

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