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British guard stuns paperless Cameron


July 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A diligent guard deputed for Olympic security duty surprised Whitehall-headed British Prime Minister David Cameron Monday by asking him to show his papers.Cameron, however, praised ... Read more...

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Promotion best for the heart!


June 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Employees with better promotion prospects are 20 percent less likely to suffer heart disease than those with slender chances of improving their situation. So says a ... Read more...

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Britain makes it tough for Pakistani students


April 13th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Britain has decided to make it tough for Pakistani students to step on the English soil, following a pilot scheme finding as many as four in ... Read more...

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US agencies hid Mumbai-style terror plot from Britain


April 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) American spy agencies refused to give British intelligence services full details of a "Mumbai-style" terrorist plot in the country, fearing their top-secret sources may get exposed, ... Read more...

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Javier Bardem goes blond for next Bond flick


March 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor Javier Bardem will wear a police uniform and a blond wig in his role as the villain in the next James Bond movie, ... Read more...

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Smoking may erode your problem-solving capacity


February 7th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Smoking may be a risk factor for dementia among the elderly that erodes their problem-solving capacity and self-control and makes them see things which are not ... Read more...

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Long working hours could cause depression


January 27th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Workers spending long hours in office are more than twice likely to develop depression than those who do a standard day, with the most susceptible being ... Read more...

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Cameron’s adviser dumps office papers in park bin


October 15th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) A British minister had to apologise after being caught dumping official documents, some of them even related to terrorism, in a park rubbish bin.Cabinet Office ... Read more...

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Thousands die due to poor British healthcare system


October 13th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Thousands of individuals in Britain are dying every year from treatable conditions at the hands of the National Health Service (NHS) because of Whitehall bureaucracy, a ... Read more...

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Healthy childhood boosts job prospects in middle-age


September 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Children leading a happy and healthy childhood are likely to reap its rich dividends in their lateral life, especially in their job prospects when they reach ... Read more...

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UK Defence Secy moves out London flat over terror attack fears


April 17th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): British Defence Secretary Liam Fox has moved out of his London flat to reside in a Government apartment over fears of a possible terrorist attack.Fox, in charge of ... Read more...

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Brit special forces goes undercover to asses Mumbai-style attack during 2012 Olympics


April 10th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): British Army's special forces undercover soldiers are scouting major shopping centres in London to assess the capital's vulnerability to a Mumbai-style attack during the 2012 Olympics.A terror attack ... Read more...

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Millions in UK overseas aid ‘being ripped off’, claims watchdog report


April 6th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 6 (ANI): Millions of pounds in overseas aid are almost certainly being stolen through fraud in developing nations, says a scathing report from a Whitehall spending watchdog.Ministers have no clear ... Read more...

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11-hour work days ‘can increase heart attack risk by 67pc’


April 5th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Those who spend more than 11 hours at work increase their chance of having a heart attack by two thirds, according to a new study.Researchers from University College ... Read more...

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Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, says ex-Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is a psychological wreck, former Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Moussa Koussa has told British spy chiefs.According to the Sun, Koussa said that Gaddafi is cowering ... Read more...

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Cameron rules out deal to offer refuge to Saif Gaddafi


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has denied reports of offering Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif Gaddafi, any special deal or treatment if he wishes to leave Libya, ... Read more...

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UK to slash foreign student visas by 100,000 annually


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May would reportedly announce that the number of foreign student visas issued annually would be slashed by 100,000.May would also announce scores of ... Read more...

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BA sets new world record for ‘highest stand-up comedy gig in the world’


March 14th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): British Airways has set a new Guinness World Record for the 'highest stand-up comedy gig in the world' in aid of Comic Relief.Comedians including Dara O Briain joined ... Read more...

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UK set to seize Gaddafi’s billions in London


February 25th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 25 (ANI): Britain is expected to seize billions of pounds in assets that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and the Libyan regime have deposited in London, within a few days.Out of a ... Read more...

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Scottish Govt. denies striking deal with Libya over Lockerbie bomber’s release


February 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburg, Feb 7 (ANI): The Scottish Government would reportedly release new documents detailing discussions with Westminster to deny speculations that it had played a major role behind the scenes to release Lockerbie ... Read more...

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UK’s MI6 prepared Palestine Authority’s security strategy against Israel


January 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The Palestinian Authority's security strategy to crush Hamas and other armed groups on the West Bank was originally drawn up by Britain's intelligence service, MI6, papers leaked by Al-Jazeera ... Read more...

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Britain may limit non-EU immigrants


January 21st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) The British government is considering reducing the number of immigrants from non-European countries, including India, from where Britain receives the highest number of migrants.In April, the government will ... Read more...

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Child sex trafficking in UK on the rise with younger victims being groomed


January 17th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A survey has found that trafficking of British children around UK cities for sexual exploitation is on the rise with some as young as 10 being groomed by ... Read more...

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Who Is The Man In Kelly Brook’s Life Now?


January 12th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
English model and actress Kelly Brook has been seeing comedian 22-year old Jack Whitehall, since last few months but there has been no official confirmation yet. On the other hand, ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook dating Jack Whitehall?


January 12th, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Curvy model Klly Brook is secretly dating lanky comedian Jack Whitehall."They've been seeing each other a few months. They hooked up for the first time at the beginning ... Read more...

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Pubs To Stay Open Until 1 A. M. To Mark The Royal Wedding


January 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Williams and Kate Middleton are all set to exchange vows on April 29, 2011 and the whole world is gearing up to witness the gala ... Read more...

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Europe facing credible ‘Mumbai-style’ al Qaeda terror attacks threat, says leaked memo


January 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A 'restricted' memo of UK's Department for Transport has revealed that al Qaeda's 'international operations wing' is plotting one or more Mumbai-style terror attacks in Europe, including the ... Read more...

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Police set to reopen News of the World phone hacking case


January 7th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): It has emerged that an investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World is likely to open after the suspension of a senior journalist at ... Read more...

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Nearly 25 percent UK kids are obese by age 4


December 26th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Britain is facing a growing weight crisis among primary school children with a quarter already overweight or obese when they start school at the age of four, revealed ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell, David Beckham snubbed for knighthood


December 25th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): The three lions of UK entertainment and sport, Simon Cowell, Bruce Forsyth and David Beckham, have been snubbed for a knighthood - despite huge achievements this year.The ... Read more...

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Charlie Gilmour, The Pink Floyd Guitarist’s Son, Adopts A Different Way To Rebel


December 15th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Has anyone heard of Charlie Gilmour? Surprisingly, he is the son of David Gilmour. Sounds familiar? Yes. It is the same David Gilmour, who once made ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Brit Govt websites could be hacked in Wikileaks revenge attacks


December 14th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Britain's national security adviser has warned that Wikileaks supporting computer hackers could target sites containing British taxpayers' data.The Telegraph quoted Sir Peter Ricketts as telling senior civil ... Read more...

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UK army chief says al-Qaeda cannot be beaten


November 14th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.14 (ANI):General Sir David Richards, the new head of Britain's armed forces, has warned that the West cannot defeat al-Qaeda and militant Islam. In an interview to The Sunday Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Policing of student protest not enough: Britain police


November 11th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Britain's police admitted that policing of the riot Wednesday, when students protesting the government's plan to raise university tuition fees stormed the ruling Tory party headquarters, was ... Read more...

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MI5 launches recruitment drive for women


November 8th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) British intelligence agency MI5 Monday began a recruitment campaign targeting women after violence in a TV show appeared to be scaring away would-be female recruits, a media report ... Read more...

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