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  • Diego Costa back for Chelsea as Jose Mourinho urges Spain caution 4 hours 27 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea's leading scorer Diego Costa is fit for Saturday's London derby at home to Queens Park Rangers, but Spain need to look after him in the next international break, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday. Mourinho did nothing to diffuse tension between the club and Spain's coach Vicente Del Bosque,...
  • Tata Motors Jaguar Land Rover engine factory gets a royal kickstart in Britain Yesterday

    Tata Motors Jaguar Land Rover engine factory gets a royal kickstart in Britain. The Queen will be at the business park for the opening of the 500 million pound factory in wolverhampton. Full scale operations will start early next year. ...
  • Rio Ferdinand suspended for three games for Twitter comment Yesterday

    Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has been suspended for three matches and fined 25,000 pounds ($40,030) after he was found guilty of misconduct by the Football Association (FA) for an "abusive" comment he made on Twitter. The 35-year-old was also ordered to attend an education programme as part of the...
  • Queen Elizabeth II sends her first tweet, triggers controversy 6 days ago

    London: Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R." The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery Friday in central London's Science Museum, taking off a glove to press a tablet screen as 600...
  • Queen Elizabeth II sends her first tweet 1 week ago

    London: In a historic first, Queen Elizabeth II on Friday sent out her maiden tweet while opening an information technology gallery at the Science Museum. The first tweet by a reigning British monarch read: "It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I...
  • QPR chairman rebukes Harry Redknapp and Adel Taarabt over row October 22, 2014

    Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes has apologised to supporters and rebuked the Premier League club's manager Harry Redknapp and striker Adel Taarabt for their public spat over the player's fitness. In a statement on the club's website, Fernandes called a halt to a row that has escalated since Sunday. "We regret...
  • EPL: Liverpool edge QPR 3-2 in dramatic finish October 19, 2014

    London: Liverpool profited from an own goal in the fifth minute of injury time to escape with a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday after one of the most chaotic finishes to a Premier League game. Four goals were scored in a pulsating final eight minutes at Loftus Road...
  • Daniel Sturridge in frame for Liverpool return October 17, 2014

    London: Daniel Sturridge could feature in Liverpool's Premier League trip to bottom club Queens Park Rangers this weekend, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday. The England striker has been unavailable since early September with a thigh injury picked up on international duty, but is close to making a return to the...
  • No pressure on me, says QPR boss October 17, 2014

    London: Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says he is under no pressure despite his side sitting bottom of the Premier League table and has not sought assurances about his job. "None whatsoever, none at all," Redknapp told reporters on Friday ahead of the weekend's home clash with Liverpool. "When you've been...
  • Very jealous that Shekhar Kapur, not me made 'Bandit Queen': Dibaker Banerjee October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Film maker Dibaker Banerjee, who Thursday presented the critically acclaimed film 'Bandit Queen' at the 16th MAMI film festival, says he is jealous of Shekhar Kapur for making the film instead of him. "'Bandit Queen' was ahead of its times. I am here after a huge amount of depression that...
  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes actress Angelina Jolie a Dame October 11, 2014

    London: Britain's Queen Elizabeth made actress Angelina Jolie an honorary Dame at a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday in recognition of her campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones and for services to UK foreign policy. The queen presented Oscar-winning Jolie, who is special envoy to the U.N....
  • Kranjcar's free kick gives QPR draw against Stoke in Premier League September 20, 2014

    London: Niko Kranjcar curled in a late free kick as Queens Park Rangers twice came from behind to draw 22 with Stoke in the Premier League on Saturday. Mame Biram Diouf headed Stoke in front from close range in the 11th minute after Peter Crouch held off defender Rio Ferdinand to...
  • Mark Hughes deserves a good reception at QPR, says Harry Redknapp September 18, 2014

    Stoke City boss Mark Hughes deserves a good reception from Queens Park Rangers fans despite being blamed for the club's relegation to the Championship in 2013, manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday. The Welshman returns to Loftus Road on Saturday for the first time since he was sacked by Rangers chairman...
  • Facebook temporarily restores hundreds of deleted drag queen profiles September 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook says it temporarily restored hundreds of deleted profiles of selfdescribed drag queens and others, but declined to change a policy requiring account holders to use their real names rather than drag names such as Lil Ms. Hot Mess and Sister Roma. The company restored the names on Wednesday...
  • QPR bank on Premier League survival as expulsion threat looms September 16, 2014

    Losing 40 to Manchester United was bad enough for Queens Park Rangers but if the worst comes to the worst they could find themselves playing at minor clubs like Southport, Forest Green Rovers or Dover Athletic next year. Instead of having to deal with British record signing Angel Di Maria in...
  • EPL: Manchester United thrash QPR 40 to register first win of season September 14, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United ended their winless start to the Premier League season in emphatic fashion on Sunday, beating Queens Park Rangers 40 to show just what a summer spending spree of 150 million pounds ($250 million) can deliver. Angel Di Maria and Ander Herrera scored their first goals for United, Wayne...
  • I no longer talk to John Terry, says Rio Ferdinand September 14, 2014

    London: Rio Ferdinand says he no longer talks to John Terry because his former England teammate has never apologized to him or his brother Anton over the racism scandal that scarred English football. Terry was banned for four matches and fined for a racial slur against Anton Ferdinand during a Premier...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt reveals the first look of her upcoming film 'Shaandaar' with Shahid Kapoor September 10, 2014

    Awww! Don't Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt look cute together? The actress recently posted a photo on Twitter, from the sets of their upcoming film 'Shaandaar'. Directed by Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' fame, the film is currently being shot in the UK. 'Shaandaar' is reportedly based on destination weddings and...
  • Queen Elizabeth II concerned over Scotland's independence from UK September 7, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II is very concerned that Scotland will vote for independence from the UK this month and is receiving daily updates on the situation, a media report said on Sunday. Buckingham Palace aides and ministers close to the 88yearold British monarch told 'The Sunday Times' that the prospect of...
  • Did 'Queen' and 'Dedh Ishqiya' win half the battle with their trailers? What a threeminute short says about your work September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Today, a trailer can literally help or harm a film. Lakhs of rupees are spent in creating the perfect trailer before a film's release one that entices the viewers, creates adequate hype around the film and has the potential to go viral. While Hollywood has been making attractive...
  • Chelsea sign France forward Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers August 31, 2014

    Chelsea have bolstered their attacking options by signing France forward Loic Remy from Premier League rivals Queens Park Rangers on a fouryear deal, the 2012 European champions announced on Sunday. The pacy Remy, 27, arrives at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea activated a 10.5 million pound buyout clause ($17.42 million) in the...
  • QPR sign midfielder Lassana Diarra August 31, 2014

    London: Queens Park Rangers have signed former Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra from Lokomotiv Moscow, said manager Harry Redknapp after his side beat visitors Sunderland 10 in the Premier League on Saturday. "He's signed. I think everything is agreed. He was down with the chairman (Tony Fernandes) last night and I'm...
  • Aston Villa, QPR humbled by lowly sides in League Cup August 28, 2014

    Premier League Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa suffered humiliating 10 defeats against fourthtier Burton Albion and thirdtier Leyton Orient respectively in the second round of the League Cup on Wednesday. QPR sit bottom of the Premier League with two defeats from as many games but were expected to make light...
  • National Awardwinning actress Seema Biswas to make her debut on television with 'Maha Kumbh' August 27, 2014

    Kochi: Bollywood actress Seema Biswas, who rose to fame with her compelling performance in Shekhar Kapur's 'Bandit Queen', will soon make her television debut with 'Maha Kumbh'. Confirming her foray into the small screen, Seema told reporters here that it was a new medium for her which was basically a...
  • Harry Redknapp expects good reception on return to Tottenham August 22, 2014

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is expecting a good reception on Sunday when his new club play away to Tottenham Hotspur, who sacked him two years ago despite finishing fourth in the Premier League. But he told the QPR website (www.qpr.co.uk) that he was only concerned about his newly promoted...
  • South Africa whitewash Zimbabwe 30 to win ODI series August 21, 2014

    Bulawayo: A scintillating 84 from 75 balls by opener Quinton de Kock led South Africa to a sevenwicket win over Zimbabwe on Thursday and a 30 whitewash in the oneday international series. Spurred on by De Kock, South Africa needed just 27.2 overs to reach 171 for 3 and easily chase...
  • Mysterious Thai woman is world's first selfie queen with over 12,000 selfies on social networking sites August 21, 2014

    Do you know who is the world's selfie queen? Forget Kim Kardashian, and rather meet a mysterious Thai woman who has posted over 12,000 selfies on various social media platforms and can be considered for the top post. Mortao Maotor, as she calls herself on the photosharing site Instagram, posts over...
  • LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates a Rs 80 lakh cruise boat in Indore August 18, 2014

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurated the 'Malwa Queen', a cruise boat, in the Pipliya Pala pond situated in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Park in Indore on Sunday. Built at a cost of Rs 80 lakh, the boat was launched by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (MPTDC). On the...
  • Glenn Hoddle returns to coaching at Queens Park Rangers August 12, 2014

    Former England coach Glenn Hoddle will return to football after an eightyear absence by joining the backroom staff of promoted Premier League team Queens Park Rangers. As firstteam coach, Hoddle will reportedly help with QPR manager Harry Redknapp's formation change to a 352 a style of play Hoddle adopted when...