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  • London: Pet parrot fights off woman's attacker in UK park 10-04-2014 06:02 PM

    London A pet parrot is being hailed as a hero after the bird flapped its wings, squawked and scared away a man who assaulted its owner in a park in London. The 25-year-old woman was taking the pet African Grey parrot for a walk in Sunny Hill Park in Hendon,...
  • Lost Faberge Easter egg, saved from the melting pot by an American scrap dealer, on show for first time in 112 years 08-04-2014 10:07 AM

    A Faberg Imperial Easter Egg made for Emperor Alexander III of Russia and not seen in public for more than a century will go on show in London after being saved from the melting pot by an American scrap dealer who only accidentally realized its value. The Lost Third Imperial...
  • London: Girl stabs best friend 65 times following Facebook dispute 01-04-2014 04:25 PM

    London: In a horrific attack, a 16-year-old girl allegedly murdered her best friend by stabbing her in the back 65 times after she was outraged over a Facebook dispute. Erandy Elizabeth Gutierrez was furious after she came to know that her friend Anel Baez had uploaded nude pictures of the...
  • UK: Aircraft crashes into a field, 2 persons dead 30-03-2014 07:12 AM

    London: Two persons, including the pilot, have been killed when a light aircraft crashed into a field in a rural area in the UK, officials said. Emergency services were alerted to a major incident that a plane had gone down in Essex, a home county north-east of London, last evening....
  • Photos: Are you a cat lover? You need to visit London's cat cafe 29-03-2014 11:10 AM

    People like coffee and people love cats so together they make the paws that refresh at a London cat cafe that is so popular it's booked out until June. Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium on the fringe of London's financial district is cashing in on an idea first popularised in Japan...
  • Snapshot: Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan gets kissed by two girls 24-03-2014 09:47 AM

    Being a ladies man doesn't always come naturally. But when you happen to be Shah Rukh Khan's son, you needn't invest extra efforts to be at ease with girls. In a recent photo which has been shared on Twitter, Shah Rukh's son Aryan Khan, who is currently studying in London,...
  • 47-year-old UK woman 'marries' pet dog 10-03-2014 01:58 PM

    Puptial knot! A 47-year-old divorced woman in the UK has 'married' her pet dog because the canine had all the qualities she needed in a life partner. Apparently dismayed by men, Amanda Rodgers, from south London, married her loyal pet terrier called Sheba. The wedding ceremony took place in front...
  • Kangana Ranaut attends London Fashion Week 19-02-2014 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut marked her presence at the recently concluded London Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 14. Dressed in powder blue ensemble by Burberry, she attended the Burberry Prorsum Womenswear Autumn-Winter 2014 Show held at Kensington Gardens in London on Monday, said a statement. The British luxury fashion brand's...
  • Chilling CCTV footage shows ghost-like figure inside one of UK's oldest pubs, camera stops recording at 6:18 am 18-02-2014 11:40 AM

    Actual CCTV footage recorded at the 'Ye Olde Man and Scythe' pub in Bolton, the fourth oldest pub in Britain which dates back to 1251, showed a shadowy figure flitting back and forth at the bar area. The footage was recorded on the night of February 14, 2014. Management discovered...
  • London: River Thames floods riverside towns 11-02-2014 07:09 AM

    London: The River Thames has burst its banks after reaching its highest level in years, flooding riverside towns upstream of London. Residents and British troops had piled up sandbags in a bid to protect properties from the latest bout of flooding to hit Britain. But the floods overwhelmed their defences...
  • Don't know if I can pull off 'Bigg Boss' like Salman: Ajay Devgn 09-02-2014 03:50 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn says he is unsure that, given a chance, he will be able to host reality show 'Bigg Boss' as skillfully as his fellow actor Salman Khan did. Rumours are rife that Salman, who successfully hosted four consecutive seasons of the reality show, may not be...
  • Tube workers begin 48-hour London Underground strike 05-02-2014 10:42 PM

    London: Commuters in London geared up for days of travel chaos as the London Underground workers have kicked off a 48-hour strike. The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) and Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) union members started their planned walkout at 2100 GMT last night (0230 IST today) calling for...
  • Millions stranded in London Underground strike chaos 05-02-2014 10:40 PM

    London: Millions of 'Tube' commuters were coping with rush hour chaos as London Underground workers began their 48-hour strike today over proposed job cuts. Extremely diminished services and the closure of many stations disrupted journeys on the Tube network, which also opened an hour later than normal. Overground trains and...
  • London Bridge: Watch Prithviraj, Andrea in the trailer 31-01-2014 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Prithviraj Sukumaran is all set to enthrall his fans once again with 'London Bridge'. The film will also feature Andrea Jeremiah, Nanditha Raj and Mukesh in important roles. Directed by Anil C Menon, the film is scheduled to be released on February 1, 2014. ...
  • Now, Ghaziabad policemen to patrol on bicycles 30-01-2014 10:50 AM

    Don't be surprised if you see Ghaziabad police personnel patrolling on bicycles. "In the next ten days, cops will begin patrolling the area on bicycles," Ghaziabad SSP Dharmendra Singh said, noting that it would strengthen the beat constable system, and make cops with "fat tummy" fit. "The bicycles will be...
  • Indian-origin woman banker arrested in UK anti-terror raid 30-01-2014 07:10 AM

    London: An Indian-origin woman banker was arrested in London as part of an ongoing anti-terrorism operation in the city. Kuntal Patel, who works at Barclays Bank in Canary Wharf, has reportedly been under arrest since Sunday after her home in east London was raided by the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism...
  • London Zoo launches 5.7 mn pound project to save Indian lions 26-01-2014 08:44 PM

    The London Zoo is coming to the rescue of India's endangered Gir lions with a 5.7-million-pound project as part of international efforts to save the Asian breed of the big cat. The project by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) that runs London Zoo includes plans to increase the size...
  • Saina Nehwal wins Syed Modi International tournament 26-01-2014 05:39 PM

    India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal today snapped her 15 months title drought, clinching the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton crown with a straight-game victory over compatriot PV Sindhu in the women's singles competition, here today. The London Olympics bronze medallist staved off the challenge from Sindhu 21-14...
  • Saina Nehwal reaches final of Syed Modi tournament 25-01-2014 06:36 PM

    London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal reached her first finals in 15 months after the Indian ace packed off sixth seed Chinese Xuan Deng in a thrilling three-game women`s singles match of the Syed Modi International badminton tournament in LucknowSaturday. The top seeded Indian let out a huge scream after...
  • NRI on hunger strike in London over right to vote 24-01-2014 09:40 PM

    An NRI IT consultant on Friday began a three-day hunger strike outside the Indian High Commission in London to protest the Indian government's failure to introduce absentee ballots for NRIs around the world. Nagendra Chindam is the co-founder of the Pravasi Bharat group set up in August 2012 to campaign...
  • Lindsay Lohan to move to London? 20-01-2014 09:29 AM

    London: 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan is reportedly keen to move to London after falling in love with the city's nightlife. The 27-year-old actress, who has enjoyed a recent trip to the city, is said to be interested to make a more permanent switch from Los Angeles, reported Contactmusic. "Lindsay...
  • Mother charged over death of 3-year-old Indian-origin boy 19-01-2014 12:23 PM

    The mother of a three-year-old Indian-origin boy, who went missing last week in Scotland, has been charged in connection with his death. Rosdeep, 33, was detained on Saturday after Mikaeel Kular's body was found by officers in woodland behind her former home in Kirkcaldy, Fife, where she lived before moving...
  • Anti-terrorism police arrest woman at Heathrow airport 17-01-2014 01:02 PM

    British police said they arrested two women on Thursday on suspicion of being involved in terrorism, one of them at Heathrow airport as she prepared to take a flight to Istanbul. The 26-year-old was detained at around 9:20 at Terminal Five and taken to a police station. A large amount...
  • Azam Khan defends foreign 'study tour', says media harassing SP MLAs 16-01-2014 10:24 AM

    London: The Samajwadi Party leaders on Thursday continued to defend their study tour to Europe and senior minister Azam Khan even lashed out at the 'adverse' media coverage. He said, "Media is harassing UP MLA delegation on tour. Reports of SP ministers on shopping sprees are false." Azam Khan, heading...
  • Pervez Musharraf's London home up for grabs for 3 million pounds 06-01-2014 05:08 PM

    Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf's refurbished luxury home in London is up for grabs and the asking rate is nearly 3 million pounds, according to a media report on Monday. Musharraf had bought the house for 1.3 million pounds in 2009 when he was in self-exile in Britain after resigning...
  • Queen Elizabeth orders Prince Harry to shave off his beard 05-01-2014 03:11 PM

    Prince Harry might be getting compliments for his new bearded look but his grandmother Queen Elizabeth is not amused and has ordered him to shave off his beard as she "intensely dislikes" facial hair. The Queen has issued 29-year-old Prince Harry with the New Year order to shave off his...
  • FA Cup: Arsenal take on Tottenham in north London derby 02-01-2014 11:09 PM

    After years of dominance by the top teams, Wigan provided one of the biggest feel-good stories in recent FA Cup history by stunning Manchester City to win last season's final at Wembley Stadium. Will there be another surprise winner this year? Premier League clubs join the FA Cup at the...
  • Britain hit by floods, power cuts at Christmas 26-12-2013 07:33 AM

    Tens of thousands of Britons will remain without electricity on Christmas Day after torrential rainfall flooded homes and hurricane-force winds battered the country. Two severe flood alerts are in force along with nearly 300 secondary warnings, largely across southern and central England, Britain's environment agency said on Wednesday. Around 50,000...
  • Jury: 2 men guilty of UK soldier murder 20-12-2013 09:48 AM

    london: Two British-born, al-Qaeda-inspired extremists who considered themselves "soldiers of Allah" were convicted on Thursday of murdering an off-duty serviceman who was run down with a car and stabbed to death in a frenzied attack on a London street. The jury of eight women and four men deliberated for just...
  • Close to 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre 20-12-2013 07:12 AM

    London: Emergency services said nearly 90 people were injured on Thursday when part of the ceiling collapsed during a performance at a packed London theatre, bringing the city's West End entertainment district to a standstill. The audience was showered with masonry and debris following the incident at the Apollo Theatre,...