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7 days ago
Gareth Bale wants Beyonce to perform at his wedding

London, Nov 27 (IANS ­ ) Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale wants singer Beyonce Knowles to perform at his wedding next year. The 28-year-old professional footballer is set to tie the knot with his 26-year-old partner Emma Rhys-Jones in 2018, and the couple are in talks with Beyonce's team in a bid to get the Halo hitmaker to sing on their special day in the bash after the ceremony, reports...

16 days ago
Coleman quits as Wales football team coach

Cardiff, Nov 18 (IANS) Chris Coleman has resigned from his position as the Wales national team coach, their football association confirmed. Coleman, who was appointed manager in January 2012, guided Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016. Jonathan Ford, Chief Executive of the Football Association of Wales, said on Friday: We are extremely disappointed to see Chris' tenure as Wales...

28 days ago
PCOS may upset mental health in women

London, Nov 6 (IANS) Are you experiencing anxiety, depression and panic attacks? Beware, as your PCOS problem may be affecting your health. New research has warned that women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) are more likely to suffer from mental health problems. PCOS is a chronic disease in which elevated male hormone levels can cause a range of distressing and life-limiting symptom...

29 days ago
Kenyan wins TCS-sponsored NYC Marathon held under heavy security

New York, Nov. Nov 5 (IANS) Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor won the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)-sponsored New York City Marathon held Sunday under the heaviest security ever for the event in a metropolis, unfazed by the terror strike earlier this week. More than 51,000 runners from about 125 countries participated in the race officially known as the TCS-New York City Marathon, a major promo...

1 month ago
Fossil research discovers growth mystery of world's earliest trees

Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) A joint research project by scientists from China, Britain and the US has discovered how the earliest trees on earth grew. Cladoxylopsida, technically a species of fern, appeared around 390 million years ago, reports Xinhua news agency. Researchers from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Cardiff University and the State University of New Yo...

3 months ago
Immunotherapy may be safe for treating diabetes

London, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists have in a clinical trial found that immunotherapy, which enhances metabolic effects, can be a safe treatment method for patients with Type-1 diabetes. Researchers from King's College London and Cardiff University found that immunotherapy using a peptide technology may potentially help to retrain the immune system and thus slow the progression of diabetes....

4 months ago
Fit-again Bale looking for successful season with Real Madrid

Madrid, July 17 (IANS) Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale will start the new football season under pressure after missing the end of his club's successful last campaign with an ankle injury while players such as Marco Asensio and Isco took the chance his absence gave them to stake their claim for a regular first team place. Now, Bale is back training with the Spanish and European ch...

4 months ago
Juventus star Bonucci moves to AC Milan

Milan, July 15 (IANS) AC Milan announced that an agreement has been reached with fellow Italian club Juventus to buy defensive stalwart Leonardo Bonucci who will sign a five-year contract subject to medical completion with a transfer fee of 42 million euros ($48.16 million). AC Milan have reached an agreement with Juventus FC for the permanent transfer of Leonardo Bonucci, subject to med...

4 months ago
Juventus star Bonucci set for shock transfer to AC Milan

Milan, July 14 (IANS) Juventus defensive stalwart Leonardo Bonucci was on Friday set to complete a shock move to AC Milan for a reported transfer fee of around $45 million due to his alleged frosty relationship with the Turin football giants' head coach Massimiliano Allegri. The 30-year-old, who has won 70 caps for Italy, arrived at Milan headquarters and the seven-time European champion...

4 months ago
French media says Dani Alves has reached verbal agreement with PSG

Paris, July 12 (IANS) Brazilian right back Dani Alves arrived in Paris to undergo a medical examination, ahead of joining French football giants Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), local media reported. The 34-year-old former Barcelona player arrived in Paris on Tuesday to meet officials of the French club, after he reached a verbal agreement with the club, reports Efe. Alves terminated h...

4 months ago
Deaths of massive stars may lead to birth of new generation

London, July 11 (IANS) Shedding new light on how stars are born, researchers have found evidence that death of massive stars, those more than 10 times the mass of our Sun, may lead to the birth a new generation. Led by researchers at Cardiff University in Britain, the group of scientists discovered a rich inventory of molecules at the centre of an exploded star for the very first time.

4 months ago
Women more upset at partner's emotional infidelity on social media

London, July 9 (IANS) Women tend to get more upset than men on discovering an emotional infidelity-related message about their partner on social media, says a study. Men felt more distressed at their partners' sexual rather than emotional infidelity on social media, the findings, led by researchers from the Cardiff Metropolitan University in Britain, revealed. Women, however, wer...

4 months ago
Cardiff cleric jailed for 13 years for abusing girls

London, July 8 (IANS) A cleric has been jailed for 13 years reportedly for indecent and sexual assaults in England, the media reported on Saturday. Mohammad Haji Saddique, an Imam at a mosque in Cardiff, used to teach Quran to children at the mosque. According to reports in the British media, he touched his female students inappropriately in front of his class and poked them with a stick...

5 months ago
Astronomers find methanol around Saturn moon Enceladus

London, July 5 (IANS) Using a ground-based telescope, astronomers have detected large quantities of methanol around Saturn moon Enceladus - a finding that may have implications in the search for alien life. Enceladus's plumes are thought to originate in water escaping from a subsurface ocean through cracks in the moon's icy surface. Eventually these plumes feed into Saturn's second-outer...

5 months ago
Bieber takes his own Jacuzzi around Britain

London, July 2 (IANS) Canadian singer Justin Bieber is reportedly taking his personal Jacuzzi with him in Britain. The singer will head to London's Hyde Park on Sunday after playing at Cardiff's Principality Stadium. The 23-year-old has been allowed to bring his own hot tub backstage at both of his British gigs, reports mirror.co.uk. A source said: A lot of stars have ex...

5 months ago
Ed Sheeran announces European tour dates

London, June 28 (IANS) Singer Ed Sheeran has announced details of an European stadium tour for 2018. The Castle on the hill hitmaker will embark on a number of performances in Europe, beginning the run of shows at Cork's Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Ireland on May 4-5 and ending at the PGE Narodowy in Warsaw on August 11, read the singer's website. After leaving Cork, Sheeran will travel...

5 months ago
Twitter can detect riots faster than police: Study

London, June 27 (IANS) With people increasingly taking to the social media, especially Twitter, to report or update events, observations and occurrences, new research says the micro-blogging site can track and detect major disruptive events faster than the police. The study showed that computer systems using a series of machine-learning algorithms could automatically scan through tweets ...

5 months ago
London mosque attack suspect identified

London, June 20 (IANS) The suspect in the north London mosque attack that killed one person has been identified as a resident of Cardiff, Wales, who had previously voiced his hatred for Muslims, the media reported. According to witnesses, Darren Osborne, 47, shouted, I want to kill all Muslims as he drove a van in the early hours of Monday into a crowd of worshippers near the Finsbury Pa...

5 months ago
Video footage helps identify London mosque attacker

London, June 20 (IANS) A 47-year-old suspect who was arrested at the scene of an alleged terror attack that killed one person outside a London mosque has been identified thanks to video images captured during his arrest, the media reported. The suspect, who lived in Wales and was identified as Darren Osborne, was held by a crowd who had witnessed him drive a van into a group of Muslim fa...

5 months ago
Indian U-19 squads for England cricket tour announced

Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Promising Haryana batsman Himanshu Rana will lead the India Under-19 squad for next month's two four-day matches against England while his compatriot Prithvi Shaw of Mumbai will skipper the side in the subsequent five one-day matches during the tour, a BCCI release stated on Friday. The Indian colts will start their tour with a two-day warm-up game on July 19-20 be...

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