Archive for the ‘Britain’ Category

Iraq was ‘failure of strategic thinking’

In Army, Britain, Military on September 17, 2010 at 10:42 am

Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, chief of the defence staff

Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, the British chief of defence staff, has told MPs that British soldiers in Iraq  were “dying for no strategic benefit” because Tony Blair’s government did not appreciate what it was taking on when it planned the invasion………

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10 largest selling spirit brands in the world

In Britain, Lifestyle on September 7, 2010 at 2:39 pm

The 2010 edition of the survey conducted annually by UK-based Drinks International, a magazine that devotes exclusively on reporting on world spirit markets, has been published.

Jinro from South Korea (63 million-case)  leads  the list of world’s largest ten brands. The ranking is across all spirit segments eg rum, vodka, brandy etc. The top ten spirit brands of 2010 are ………

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Poor oral hygiene increases risk of heart attack

In Britain, Health on September 6, 2010 at 11:21 am

A Bristol University dental scientist Howard Jenkinson, professor of oral microbiology, has discovered that a common bacteria responsible for tooth decay and gum disease can break out into the bloodstream and help in forming of blood clots.These in turn can cause heart attacks and strokes, which together cause more than 200,000 deaths in Britain alone every year………

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The Nexus !

In 2010, Britain, Cricket, sports on September 4, 2010 at 10:20 am

Salman Butt and Kamran Akmal in the luxury car owned by Mazhar Majeed (back seat)

Relaxing in a £130,000 sports car with the roof down, this is the Pakistan cricket captain at the centre of the betting scandal talking to its alleged mastermind……..

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Universe created by God or Physics ?

In Britain, science on September 2, 2010 at 2:01 pm

God did not create the universe says Stephen Hawking in his forthcoming book “The Grand Design”.In his new work  he argues that the Big Bang, rather than occurring following the intervention of a divine being, was inevitable due to the law of gravity…….

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Andy Murray beats Federer to lift Toronto Masters

In Britain, sports, Tennis on August 16, 2010 at 9:01 am

Andy Murray defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 in the finals of Toronto Masters yesterday night……

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Explosive images of British nuclear bomb testing

In Britain, Military, nuclear, Technology on August 14, 2010 at 4:05 pm

The tests were carried out in the 1950s when Britain was trying to match Soviet and US nuclear technology

Images of  British nuclear tests undertaken in Australia in the 1950s have been revealed by Daily Mail.These photos were taken by a Tyneside member of the RAF and amateur photographer John Alfred Milsom……

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Beckham rejects ‘goodbye’ game

In Britain, soccer, sports on August 13, 2010 at 9:24 am

David Beckham will reject any invitation from Fabio Capello to appear in a farewell friendly that would mark the end of his England career. Fabio had made the impromptu offer after dumping the 35-year-old in an interview broadcast wherein he described Beckham as ‘too old’…..

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Beckham Purged in Absentia

In Britain, soccer, sports on August 12, 2010 at 6:35 am

The English coach Fabio Capello  has declared in a televised conversation that Beckham(35) is “a little bit old” to win another competitive cap. He appeared on ITV before the 2-1 victory over Hungary…..

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Bank Accounts Siphoned by Trojan Virus

In Britain, Technology on August 11, 2010 at 1:50 pm

About 3,000  British online banking customers have fallen victim to a computer virus attack by cyber criminals who have stolen thousands of pounds from their bank accounts…..

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