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‘Indians increasingly unaware of lung diseases’


June 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indians exhibit a "worrying lack of understanding" and concern about lung diseases - that kill nearly four million people globally every year, said a study ... Read more...

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Social media bores Britons


March 6th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Increasing numbers of Britons are becoming bored with social networking sites, a study has found.According to the research, 41 percent of the British online population ... Read more...

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Britons feel country getting overcrowded


November 8th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Nearly eight out of 10 people in Britain feel their country has turned an overcrowded place, a survey has revealed.The report, which also reveals that more ... Read more...

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Women on dieting cycles seldom lose weight


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Women who opt for dieting fads which promise rapid weight loss not only regain weight after some time but also cause grave damage to their physical ... Read more...

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‘Kate Middleton as popular as Diana’ among Brits


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A new survey has found that Kate Middleton is just as popular as the late Princess Diana among Britons.A CBS News poll, conducted by YouGov in the ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton as popular as Princess Diana in UK: Poll


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Soon to be wed Kate Middleton is just as popular as the late Princess Diana among the British, according to a survey released Saturday.The CBS News poll, ... Read more...

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Prince William has ‘no desire to become king’


November 28th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Prince William has dismissed rumours that he could become the next King in place of the Prince of Wales.Despite his surge in popularity following his engagement to ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher is ‘world’s most influential woman’


November 1st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): It seems that women would rather follow in the footsteps of Margaret Thatcher than Angelina Jolie, as the former has topped the list of most influential women ... Read more...

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David Miliband emerges as favourite to take over Labour leadership


July 21st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Britain's shadow foreign secretary, David Miliband, is the preferred choice of business leaders and ordinary voters to secure the Labour leadership, two opinion polls have found.There ... Read more...

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Brit minister vows to oppose calls for banning burka in UK


July 19th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 19 (ANI): British Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has vowed to oppose calls for banning burka in United Kingdom, and added that wearing a burkha could be "empowering" for some Muslim ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of Britons support Islamic burka ban


July 17th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): More than two-thirds of Britons believe there should be a complete ban on wearing the burka across the country.According to Sky News, seventy one per cent of ... Read more...

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1 in 5 Brits opens up about true feelings while online


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): Britons show true emotions while online, concludes a new survey.Around 20 per cent of the survey's participants revealed that they were more likely to be honest about their ... Read more...

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Brit polls indicates Tory leader Cameron winning final debate


April 30th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.30 (ANI): Polls published immediately after the third and final debate involving Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Conservative Party leader David Cameron and Liberal Democratic Party leader Nick Clegg suggest Cameron ... Read more...

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Britain faces parliament polls with no clear winner in sight


April 7th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) With opinion polls throwing up no clear winner among the three top political parties and hinting at a possibly hung parliament, 45 million voters in Britain get ... Read more...

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Top British civil servant holds ‘hung parliament’ talks


March 21st, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) A leading member of Britain's third largest political party has met a top civil servant for "unprecedented talks" and offered to be finance minister if the next general ... Read more...

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Cameron’s speech gives Tories seven-point lead over Labour Party


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): David Cameron's dramatic conference speech has given Tories a seven-point lead over the Labour Party.The Sun's daily YouGov survey today is the first to be taken after the ... Read more...

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‘Beer’, ‘cat’, ‘Hoover’ among the most unusual first words spoken by kids


January 4th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): 'Beer', 'cat' and 'Hoover' are among the most unusual first words uttered by babies when they learn to speak, a new YouGov survey has revealed.The poll of 1,015 ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet has ‘most desirable’ celebrity body


December 31st, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet possesses the 'most desirable' celebrity body, according to a national poll. Two thousand women participated in the poll conducted by YouGov and ... Read more...

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Snow Patrol’s ‘Chasing Cars’ named decade’s most played song


December 30th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Snow Patrol's single 'Chasing Cars' has been named the most widely played song of the past decade.The track failed to make the top five in the UK charts ... Read more...

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Obese Brits ’struggling to earn living’


November 4th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): Obese people in the UK are having a hard time to climb over the national average income, according to a poll.The survey, headed by YouGov and commissioned by ... Read more...

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Most obese people don’t realise they are over-weight


September 28th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Most of the people who have crossed the line of obesity fail to realise that they are above normal weight, according to a new survey.The poll, carried out ... Read more...

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Two third of Brits hoping to get out of credit crunch within a year


August 31st, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): It seems that the days of economic slump are getting over for Britons, for at least two thirds of them believe that their financial situation will stay the ... Read more...

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Media professionals are the biggest binge drinkers in UK


May 25th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): People who work in media, publishing and entertainment sectors are the heaviest drinkers in UK, according to a survey by the Department of Health.Media professionals consume an average ... Read more...

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20pct recession-hit Brits planning sunbed holiday


May 11th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): The ongoing recession has forced British people to give up sunny holidays and spend more time under tanning lamps, according to a poll.Almost a third of people surveyed ... Read more...

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Queen’s recession-hit ‘low key’ b’day bash!


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth reportedly held a "low key" party to celebrate her 83rd birthday keeping in mind the ongoing recession.The Royal was said to have preferred a meal at ... Read more...

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Most UK parents concerned about video games content


February 27th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 27 (ANI): The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has found in a survey that almost three quarters of parents are worried about the content of video games, and ... Read more...

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Buffling is the new way of doing business


November 25th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): With more and more words not found in the English dictionary coming up, it was no surprise when the business world came up with the phrase buffling. ... Read more...

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Alcoholics lie to their GPs about the amount they drink


November 20th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): In a survey carried out, about 40 per cent of heavy boozers have admitted that they lie to GPs about the amount they have had to drink. ... Read more...

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One out of four Brit employees are ”unhappy with their jobs”


September 1st, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): One in four Brit employees are not happy with their jobs, according to a new survey.A poll carried out by YouGov on behalf of the Trades Union ... Read more...

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Almost 2/3rd UK voters think Gordon Brown is a liability


June 27th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): More than 60 percent of UK voters think that Prime Minister Gordon Brown is an electoral 'liability'.The Daily Telegraph citied a YouGov Plc poll as saying that ... Read more...

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Over half of Britons want to ditch EU Lisbon Treaty


June 18th, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 17 (DPA) More than half of those polled in Britain believe their government should drop the European Union (EU) Lisbon Treaty in the wake of its rejection by Irish voters ... Read more...

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Businesswomen must be superior than men


May 11th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
London , May 11 (ANI): Matching their pace with men doesnt seem to satisfy women, at least not in the realm of business. A new survey has revealed that women think ... Read more...

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The unattainable yummy mummy ideal puts pressure on modern mums


February 28th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Every young mother wants to be a "yummy mummy" like Victoria Beckham and Angelina Jolie. But a new study has revealed that this unachievable ideal could actually put ... Read more...

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Fussy children make mums cook 2.4 dishes at mealtimes


November 15th, 2007 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Mothers who have fussy children cook up to 2.4 different meals every dinnertime, a research says.The research, carried out by YouGov, for Oxo, said that picky children meant ... Read more...

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UK Home Office has cleared 5000 illegal migrants for key security guard jobs


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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