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    Demand for second EU referendum grows, 27 lakh Britons sign petition

    World | June 26, 2016 10:04 IST

    London: Over two and a half million (25 lakh) Britons have signed a petition calling on the British Parliament to hold a new referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union (EU). The petition had

  • cricket taking away india s best athletes henman

    Cricket taking away India's best athletes: Henman

    Cricket | April 09, 2015 17:38 IST

    New Delhi: Former World No.4 tennis player Briton Tim Henman said on Thursday that drainage of talented athletes to cricket at a young age is acting as an impediment in India's way of producing top

  • barak obama condemns beheading of briton by extremists

    Barak Obama condemns beheading of Briton by extremists

    World | September 14, 2014 8:20 IST

    WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a “barbaric murder” the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists.Haines was abducted last year in Syria, and extremists released a video on

  • briton in sierra leone contracts ebola virus

    Briton in Sierra Leone contracts Ebola virus

    World | August 24, 2014 8:47 IST

    London: The British Department of Health confirmed on Saturday that a Briton living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola."We can confirm that a British national residing in Sierra Leone has tested positive for

  • briton gets death for blasphemy in pakistan

    Briton gets death for blasphemy in Pakistan

    World | January 24, 2014 14:32 IST

    Islamabad: A Pakistani-born Briton has been sentenced to death for blasphemy Thursday, a media report said Friday.Mohammad Asghar, 65, was also fined Pakistani Rs.1 million ($9,500) by a court in the adjacent Rawalpindi city, Dawn

  • kate bookies have a red letter day as britons place bets on

    Kate: Bookies have a red letter day as Britons place bets on son's name

    World | July 23, 2013 7:01 IST

    London, Jul 23: Bookies are having a banner day as thousands of Britons place bets on the name of the child that will be born to Prince William and his wife, Kate.Ladbrokes took 50,000 bets

  • britons feel 11.59 a.m. is best time for big decisions

    Britons feel 11.59 a.m. is best time for big decisions

    World | October 26, 2012 21:42 IST

    London, Oct 26: While many of us may yet have to identity the best or worst time of the day by our watch, Britons feel the perfect time to take an important decision is 11.59

  • majority of britons say their marriage is happy

    Majority of Britons say their marriage is happy

    World | October 03, 2012 16:13 IST

    London, Oct 3: An astounding 91 percent of British couples describe their marriage as “happy”, according to a new survey.Among these, 17 percent said married life was just “perfect”, the Daily Express cited the study

  • briton italian killed in failed hostage rescue bid in

    Briton, Italian Killed In Failed Hostage Rescue Bid In Nigeria

    World | March 09, 2012 19:04 IST

    Abuja, Mar 9: A British-Nigerian operation, using helicopters and hundreds of troops including the elite SAS, to rescue two abducted foreigners went awry today with the militant group Boko Haram killing the captives.  The special

  • briton charged with bidve s murder to appear before court

    Briton Charged With Bidve's Murder, To Appear Before Court

    World | January 02, 2012 8:18 IST

    London, Jan 2: A 20-year-old Briton has been charged with the murder of the Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot in the head in Salford on Boxing Day in an unprovoked incident.Kiaran Stapleton, from