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China’s para-powerlifter Liu stuns world


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Guaranteeing the gold and shattering the men's 67.5kg powerlifting Paralympic record in his first attempt, failing in the following two attempts to set a new world ... Read more...

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Tulisa named sexiest woman in the world


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has been voted the sexiest woman in the world by FHM magazine.Singer Cheryl Cole came second and Rihanna acquired the third spot."Thank ... Read more...

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Murdoch admits cover-up at News of the World


April 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has admitted that "a clever lawyer" at the now-defunct News of the World was involved in a "cover-up" over the phone hacking ... Read more...

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Beyonce introduces Carter to the world


February 12th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z have shared the first pictures of their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, with the world.The couple, who welcomed their first child ... Read more...

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Kunis wants to travel the world


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis loves to travel. She wants to roam around the world and eat different cuisines.The "Friends with Benefits" actress was born in Ukraine but ... Read more...

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British princes’ friend sues News of the World


July 14th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) A close friend of British princes, William and Harry, has filed a case against the News of the World for claiming that Harry took drugs at ... Read more...

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We recorded history, we made history: News of the World


July 10th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The News of the World, a Sunday tabloid that peppered its pages with sex and sensationalism for nearly 168 years, said in its final editorial: "We ... Read more...

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Thank you and goodbye, says News of the World


July 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) "Thank you & goodbye", says the last edition of the News of the World that was published Sunday. The 168-year-old tabloid shut down following a ... Read more...

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Sex, crime — history of The News of the World


July 8th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The News of the World that closes Sunday has a history that dates back to 1843 when its publisher was clear on what its readers wanted ... Read more...

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Australian woman may become richest in world


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Gina Rinehart, an Australian business woman who inherited a debt-ridden mining company from her father 20 years ago, is predicted to become the world's richest ... Read more...

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Act of focusing shuts out noisy world


May 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) How can someone with perfectly normal hearing become deaf to the world around them when their mind is on something else? New research by the University ... Read more...

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Brits ‘feel monarchy makes them more respected around world’


April 25th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): A poll has revealed that Britain is a nation made up of moderate monarchists and reluctant republicans.According to a Guardian/ICM poll, large majority think the monarchy is still ... Read more...

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App allows authors to hold eBook signings from anywhere in world


April 19th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): A new electronic book app is offering readers the chance to get their virtual books signed by their favourite authors without them having to resort to writing on ... Read more...

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Emma Roberts bags role in ‘Adult World’


March 25th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Actress Emma Roberts is set to take the lead role in coming-of-age drama "Adult World".Emma, who is Julia Roberts' niece, beat off strong competition from contemporaries ... 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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Warner Bros’ tour to take you through Harry Potter and his magical world


March 7th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Hollywood studio Warner Brothers revealed a new Harry Potter tour in Hertfordshire which will open in spring next year.The tour will be organised at the Leavesden studios ... Read more...

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Britain is ’second most popular country in the world’


March 7th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): In a first, Britain has come as runner-up in the new annual global popularity poll.The UK's positive rating rose from 53 per cent in 2010 to 58 per ... Read more...

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Vancouver rated ‘most liveable city’ in the world


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Based on stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure, Vancouver has been named the best city in the world to live in.According to the latest annual ... Read more...

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London really is the ’shopping capital of the world’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has found that shoppers spent a staggering 64.2 billion pounds in London last year - more than anywhere else on the planet.The Centre for Retail ... Read more...

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Dog owners end up walking over 23,000 miles - almost around the world


February 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Dog owners end up walking more than 23,000 miles - almost as far as walking around the world - with their pet during its lifetime, according to a ... Read more...

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Wikileaks founder ‘boasted of fathering kids all around the world’


February 11th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Julian Assange, founder of whistle-blowingwebsite Wikileaks, apparently boasted about fathering kids all around the world, according to an explosive new book.The book, Inside Wikileaks, also claims that Assange ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods says being around his kids is ‘greatest thing in the world’


February 10th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Disgraced golfer Tiger woods has revealed that being around his children is the "greatest thing in the world."The former world number one golfer said he cherishes time ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s ‘has made Italians a laughing stock around the world’


January 27th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Italy's bestselling Catholic publication has said that the sex scandal swirling around Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has made Italians a laughing stock around the world."Our young people abroad ... Read more...

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Eva Mendes wants to rule the world


January 25th, 2011 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes says she is driven by her work and hates taking holidays because they disrupt her plan to "rule the world".The 36-year-old actress -- who is ... Read more...

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Pastas, pizzas new flavour of the world


January 19th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Italian food like pasta and pizza are now the world's favourite, according to an international survey.Researchers quizzed travellers across the globe and found pizza and pasta are preferred ... Read more...

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Depp dislikes technology-obsessed world


January 10th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp hates modern technology and says he would love to "run away" from this life.Depp believes developments in technology and a shift in choices of ... Read more...

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Testing the ‘toughest’ phone in the world


December 13th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): The JCB Toughphone Sitemaster is being claimed as the toughest phone in the world. But is it?Apparently, it can survive underwater for eight hours; can endure heat of ... Read more...

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Indians booze the least in the world


December 7th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Indians drink the least in the world, with just 27 percent ever having a tipple - compared with the international average of 71 percent, says a survey. ... Read more...

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Small brain area decides how we see the world


December 7th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A small part of our brain actually decides how we view the world, says a new study.The primary visual cortex, the area at the back responsible for ... Read more...

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UK becomes ‘cocaine capital of the western world’


November 11th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A major international study has revealed that the UK may have become the cocaine capital of the world because the greatest consumers of cocaine in the developed world ... Read more...

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Facebook hopes to dominate the mobile world


November 4th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 04 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has worked out a strategy by which it can become a dominant force in the mobile world, by making the mobile phone a ... Read more...

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UK woman shows off ‘oldest’ pooch in the world


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): A lady from UK lady has claimed that her 25-year-old dog is the oldest in the world.Glenice Bagley, 69, said Sheba, sheepdog-Alsatian cross, is way ahead of the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi’s Ferrari theme park has fastest rollercoaster in the world


October 28th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Abu Dhabi's new indoor Ferrari World theme park has the fastest rollercoaster in the world.The heart-stopping ride, which reaches speeds of 149mph in 4.9 seconds, makes the occupant ... Read more...

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Madonna to open gym chain around the world


October 27th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Madonna is all set up to open a chain of gyms around the world.Called the Hard Candy Fitness Centers - named after the singer's 2008 album - ... Read more...

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Leeds Met University tower named best tall building in the world


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): A skyscraper in Leeds has been named the best tall building in the world.The rusty-looking building is made from weathering steel, which forms rust like appearance when exposed ... Read more...

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