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25 days ago
Brook, McIntosh on house hunt?

London, Jan 4 (IANS) Actress-model Kelly Brook is reportedly planning to move in with her former fiance David McIntosh in Cheshire. According to a source, the 35-year-old, who divides her time between London and Los Angeles, is looking for a two-million-pound house in a bid to save her on-again romance with McIntosh, reports mirror.co.uk. Kelly's determined to make it work with D...

26 days ago
Pixie Lott poses topless

London, Jan 3 (IANS) British singer Pixie Lott has posed topless in a series of photographs for a magazine, stripping off to show off her slim back and side profile. While one of her shoot was topless, another sees her swap to a completely see-through dress, covering her body just about with her raised leg, reports mirror.co.uk. Not only this, Lott also opened up about her relati...

1 month ago
Ronaldo becomes Luke Shaw's landlord

London, Dec 28 (IANS) Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has become a landlord to Manchester United's teenaged defender Luke Shaw. The 19-year-old, who was bought by Manchester United for a whopping 30 million pounds from Southampton, rents Ronaldo's plush five-bedroom mansion in Alderley, Cheshire. According to Mirror Online, the Portugal international has kept his property sinc...

1 month ago
Tata Chemicals expects profits from Britain, Kenya plants now

Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Following the restructuring of its plants in Britain and Kenya, Tata Chemicals (TCL) is hoping to generate profits from its plants in Kenya this year and later in 2015 in Britain, a senior company official said here Friday. The Britain plant will be profitable after September 2015 and the Kenya plant will generate profits from the December quarter, executive direct...

1 month ago
Briton jailed for millionaire girlfriend's murder

London, Dec 6 (IANS) A British businessman was jailed Saturday for murdering his millionaire girlfriend in a Paris hotel suite five years ago. Ian Griffin, 45, from Cheshire, was arrested in June 2009, after Kinga Legg was found dead in their 1,000 pounds (about $1,560) a night room at the five-star Hotel Le Bristol, BBC reported. The businessman had denied killing her, claiming ...

1 month ago
British town drops 'narrow' pavements designed to stop romantic walks

London, Dec 4 (IANS) An English town where romance was banned because it upset an 18th century wealthy spinster is finally planning to welcome cupid onto its streets. The pavements in the northern England market town of Knutsford were deliberately made narrow to stop romantic couples walking hand-in-hand. People walking along the main streets are forced to walk in a single line, ...

5 months ago
A surrealist masterpiece for children - and its abiding influence

What do James Joyce, Vladimir Nabokov, H.H. Munro 'Saki', Salvador Dali, John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Jefferson Airplane, Aerosmith, Walt Disney and Tim Burton have in common? Some of their most famous creations have been inspired by characters of a supremely enduring work of literature with an impromptu origin. No one could have imagined that a nonsense tale spun on a lazy summer day by a m...

7 months ago
Styles gets seasonal ice cream all year round!

London, June 5 (IANS) Singer Harry Styles gets what he wants - at least his favourite ice cream! He has a liking for an ice cream, which is available only in a particular season to the masses, but for him, it is made available all through the year. The 20-year-old is reportedly a big fan of Christmas pudding-flavoured ice cream and though it is only available in-season, the Great Budworth R...

1 year ago
British women prisoners to be put in jails close to home

London, Oct 25 - The British government plans to ensure women prisoners serve their jail terms close to their homes and be helped to return to the outside world under new measures. The measures follow a series of media reports last year highlighting the plight of women offenders who are often sentenced for relatively minor crimes, as well as the traumatic effect on their families. In...

1 year ago
Kris Jenner's adventure... up in the air!

Los Angeles, July 26 - Socilaite Kris Jenner has admitted that she has had an adventurous intimate experience with her husband Bruce Jenner on board an airplane. The 57-year-old made the revelation on her new talk show Kris, reports femalefirst.co.uk. We decided intentionally to join the Mile High Club. We thought we were so sneaky...so we come back to our seats and we were like ...

1 year ago
Kris Jenner's adventure... up in the air!

Los Angeles, July 26 - Socilaite Kris Jenner has admitted that she has had an adventurous intimate experience with her husband Bruce Jenner on board an airplane. The 57-year-old made the revelation on her new talk show Kris, reports femalefirst.co.uk. We decided intentionally to join the Mile High Club. We thought we were so sneaky...so we come back to our seats and we were like two ...

1 year ago
Harry Styles gives witty speech at mother's wedding

London, June 9 - One Direction singer Harry Styles delivered a witty speech at his mother's wedding, leaving guests roaring with laughter. Styles' mother Anne, 43, married Robin Twist at Pecks restaurant in Cheshire here last week. His speech was very witty. He had everyone roaring with laughter, said Andy Pear, the restaurant's owner, reports femalefirst.co.uk. It was v...

1 year ago
Harry Styles gives witty speech at mother's wedding

London, June 9 - One Direction singer Harry Styles delivered a witty speech at his mother's wedding, leaving guests roaring with laughter. Styles' mother Anne, 43, married Robin Twist at Pecks restaurant in Cheshire here last week. His speech was very witty. He had everyone roaring with laughter, said Andy Pear, the restaurant's owner, reports femalefirst.co.uk. It was very e...

2 years ago
British school to hold drug tests for pupils

London, Jan 2 - A top private school in Britain, attended by around 1,400 students, will now carry out random drug tests on pupils. Students at the Cheadle Hulme School in Cheshire who are suspected of taking drugs will be asked to undergo mouth swabs, after permission from parents, The Sun reported. A school spokesman said drug tests would be carried out with proper parental consent...

2 years ago
Styles spent over 1,000 pounds on Swift's b'day

London, Dec 15 - Singer Harry Styles is said to have splashed out over 1,000 pounds on birthday presents for new girlfriend Taylor Swift. The One Direction star celebrated the country singer's 23rd birthday by buying her a 400 pounds-worth Jimmy Choo handbag, antique earrings, her favourite perfume - and 23 cup cakes. The cakes cost 38 pounds and he picked them up in person from a hu...

2 years ago
British cop gets sack for posting genitals snap online

London, Dec 14 - A senior police inspector, who served in a British police force for 25 years, was sacked after he posted a picture of his genitals on social networking website Facebook, the Daily Mail reported. Inspector Daemon Johnson, who worked with Northamptonshire Police, was fired after officers spotted the explicit photo online. The officer also sent inappropriate emails and ...

2 years ago
Mahatma Gandhi continues to influence us: Indonesian vice president

Jakarta, Oct 2 - Mahatma Gandhi was an extraordinary human being, a man whose inspiration, thoughts and beliefs continues to influence us, Indonesian Vice President Boediono said here Tuesday. Delivering the 1st Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture to commemorate the 143rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Boediono said today we are living in a world amidst intolerance and it is easy to be cy...

2 years ago
Stalker threatens to kill Princess Diana's butler

London, Aug 20 - A 51-year-old Bulgarian threatened to assassinate Princess Diana's former butler Paul Burrell and also his sons and brother, a media report said. Slav Mitev, who made threatening calls to the butler, and also claimed to have kidnapped his wife Maria, has been ordered by a court to never again contact him, the Daily Express reported. The Chester Crown Court heard Mite...

2 years ago
Searching for cannabis, British cops come across alligator

London, June 20 - A group of British policemen, raiding a house in a town for cannabis, were shocked to find an alligator in the bathroom. The deadly reptile was up to 8 feet long and was discovered wriggling and snapping in a bath when officers swooped on the house after uncovering a cannabis factory at a nearby property, The Sun reported. It is believed that the alligator had been...

2 years ago
Barlow's candle-light romance with wife

London, Jun 18 - Singer Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn go for a candle light dinner once a week to keep the romance alive in their marriage. The 41-year-old married dancer Dawn in 2000 and right now they are expecting their fourth child together. When my wife and I decided to relocate to London from Cheshire -, we made a pact that, regardless of how busy we both were, we'd eat out onc...

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