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Many Britons prefer the countryside to cities


September 6th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) While many of us could be drawn to the city life for the kind of modern-day facilities it offers, in Britain people feel much happier living ... Read more...

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Brook insisted on underwear scene in film


August 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Kelly Brook says when she read the script of "Keith Lemon: The Film" and realised there were no scenes requiring her to strip, she ... Read more...

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Briton held for running over Asian-origin kids


August 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A 36-year-old Briton has been arrested after he ran over two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - with his car in Leeds.Cops found CCTV ... Read more...

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Tomlinson buys football team


August 11th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Louis Tomlinson has become the owner of his former football team in Yorkshire.The 20-year-old played for the Three Horse Shoes team before striking fame with ... Read more...

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Missing woman traces out family after 34 years!


July 28th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A woman, long believed to be dead, has stunned her family by tracing it out after 34 years with the help of Facebook!Susan Ardron emigrated ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks one pound a day for hospital


July 17th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Health Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey has urged doctors from Bihar living in Britain to donate one pound every day to help build a super speciality health ... Read more...

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Suri in tears after mom refuses to buy her puppy


July 17th, 2012 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' daughter Suri was left in tears after her actress-mother refused to buy her a puppy.The duo was seen looking ... Read more...

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Britain to axe 20,000 troops


July 6th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) The British Army is to axe some 20,000 troops as it undergoes a "fundamental restructuring" that is aimed at making the force "more flexible and agile".Defence ... Read more...

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Autistic teenager dies as tanning spray sets off fire


June 29th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) An autistic teenager in Britain died of significant burns after catching fire by self-tanning spray during his birthday party, according to police.Police are probing if the ... Read more...

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Man refused job because he’s too clever


June 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) An unemployed man in Britain has been refused work because he is too clever for the job, a media report said Saturday.Mark Schwalbe, 52, from Barnsley, ... Read more...

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Toying with ponies — some horse sense this!


May 18th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lodnon, May 18 (IANS) A woman in a British town has splurged a whopping 20,000 pounds (around $31,600) to raise a collection of toy ponies over the last eight years. ... Read more...

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Bichel doesn’t want to be Aussie bowling coach


May 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Andy Bichel, bowling coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Chennai Super Kings, says he does not want to be Australia's next bowling coach because of ... Read more...

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British couple delivers baby in bathroom


May 17th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) What seems to be a scene taken from some Hollywood movie, a couple in Britain delivered their baby in a bathroom all the while being guided ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon disrupts flights in London


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Flights were temporarily halted Friday in London's second largest airport Gatwick after a hot air balloon flew into its airspace.Planes had to wait on the tarmac ... Read more...

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Bagan’s 1911 Shield triumph to become part of school texts


April 10th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Students pursuing the higher secondary course in West Bengal are all set to read about Mohun Bagan's famous IFA Shield triumph in 1911 in their ... Read more...

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T-shaped tea bag makes the perfect cup: Experts


April 1st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Experts employed at a British tea company are claiming to have designed a new T-shaped tea bag that makes the perfect cuppa.The bag is said to ... Read more...

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Jesus’ Barn conversion image revealed


March 16th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A painter renovating a home in Eldroth, near Austwick, North Yorkshire stumbled upon what looks like the face of JESUS CHRIST. Sam Dalby noticed the face on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now, a superhero who picks up rubbish


March 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) A small town in Britain is being helped by a superhero - the "Phantom Litter Man". Wearing a mask and a black cape emblazoned with ... Read more...

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Man collapses after car hits his dog


March 11th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) An elderly man in Britain collapsed and died of a suspected heart attack after his dog was hit by a car.The 73-year-old fell to the ground ... Read more...

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Man barred from being with daughter alone


March 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) A man in Britian has been banned from being alone with his eight-year-old daughter after he accidentally downloaded pornographic images of children.Scaffolder Nigel Robinson, 43, turned ... Read more...

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Six British soldiers feared killed in Afghanistan blast


March 7th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Six British soldiers were reported missing, believed killed, after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) ... Read more...

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Dog gets 10,000 pound cosmetic surgery !


March 6th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A pet in Britain has been given a facelift with a cosmetic surgery worth 10,000 pounds ($15,856) for treating his excess skin over eyes and ... Read more...

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British mother, son jailed over dogs’ deaths


February 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) A British mother and her son have been jailed for starving two dogs after imprisoning them in an attic and nailing it shut.A court heard how ... Read more...

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Naked rambler fined for causing distress to a dog walker


February 16th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leeds, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who was fined £315 for walking naked on the streets has indicated his intention to appeal the case. A magistrate court in Leeds ruled that ... Read more...

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Boy,10, dies making snowhouse in Britain


February 9th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A 10-year-old autistic boy in Britain's Yorkshire county collapsed and died while playing in the snow and building an igloo, the Daily Express reported Wednesday.Joshua Houlgate ... Read more...

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Charlotte Bronte’s love letters to Belgian professor found


January 27th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Secret love letters written by Charlotte Bronte to a married Belgian professor have been found after they were preserved by his wife.The letters written to Professor ... Read more...

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Military kids should be given free books: British MP


January 16th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Children of British military personnel under five years should be given a free book every month, an MP has said.John Healey from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, has ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for burying alive fiancee


January 14th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) A 26-year-old Briton has been sentenced to jail for 20 years for trying to murder his fiancee by burying her alive in a cardboard box. The ... Read more...

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Boy jailed 17 years for killing teenage mom


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) An 18-year-old boy in Britain who stabbed a teenage mother and left her to die in a canal was sentenced to 17 years in prison.Ashtiaq Asghar, ... Read more...

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Bishop Stortford to end its twinning relationship with foreign cities


December 15th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bishop’s Stortford has decided to end its twinning relationship with two foreign cities. The English town shared cultural links with the German city of Friedberg and the ... Read more...

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Trucker whose texting caused woman’s death jailed


December 12th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) A lorry driver in Britain has been sentenced to five years in prison for causing a woman's death in a motorway pile-up that resulted from his ... Read more...

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Four found dead at home in northern England


December 12th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by BNO News
PUDSEY, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were found dead at a house in northern England on late Sunday afternoon, police said on Monday morning. A murder investigation has been launched.West Yorkshire ... Read more...

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Pakistan-origin man smuggled birds to cheer him up


December 9th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A Pakistan-origin man, who was caught at a British airport while trying to smuggle three live partridges into the country, said he required the birds to ... Read more...

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Supercharged mobility scooter seized in Doncaster


December 8th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Law enforcement officials in Doncaster have seized a supercharged scooter which is capable of achieving speed of 60mph. The machine was seized from a 24-year-old after residents ... Read more...

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Man kills four cats by smashing them on walls


November 26th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A man, who has been former councillor in Britain, killed his four pet cats by smashing them on his house's walls.The cats' battered bodies were ... Read more...

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