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Breaking News: Telegraph: Russian oligarchs to withdraw assets from London because of the threat of sanctions
   
Posted by: rsa76

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-23 23:29:32 -0700 | odd-news

Russian oligarchs began to withdraw their assets from London because of the threat of sanctions, writes The Telegraph citing Downing Street. Thus businessmen responded to the suggestions of the British leadership on the possible introduction of discriminatory measures against the...
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Breaking News: English woman gets prison sentence for trolling herself on Facebook
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Truro :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-02 11:57:18 -0700 | odd-news

In what’s believed to be the first case of its kind, a UK woman has been jailed for 20 months for self-trolling after bombarding her own Facebook account with abusive posts. Michelle Chapman’s father remarried and, after the 24-year-old fell...
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Breaking News: 'Big Bird' runs amok in English countryside (Video)
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Stevenage :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-20 08:33:30 -0700 | odd-news

It happened near the little village of Nuthampstead, close to Stevenage in Herts, UK on Thursday. A retired geography teacher was out enjoying a cycle ride in the English countryside when he spotted a huge bird, about the size of...
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Breaking News: Green sea turtle migrates 3979-Km in one year from Chagos Islands to the coast of Somalia
   
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Swansea :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-22 05:06:50 -0700 | odd-news

Researchers of Swansea University have announced the migration for a distance of nearly 4000-Km of a green sea turtle from the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean to the coast of Somalia in east Africa. This has been established rom...
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Breaking News: The Dracula strategy to fight Alzheimer's - replace old blood with new
   
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-08 11:53:13 -0700 | odd-news

A revolutionary concept to counter the dreaded threat of Alzheimer's disease is in the offing - it seems scientists feel that a Dracula-style intake of blood of the young can help to stave off the Alzheimer's in the aged. It...
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Breaking News: Prince William wants to destroy all ivory items in Buckingham Palace
   
Posted by: prabirghose

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-02-23 23:44:08 -0800 | odd-news

Buckingham Palace boasts of an inventory of 1200 exquisitely carved items made of ivory and most of these had been presented to the Queen during her reign by international monarchs. One of these priceless pieces is a throne from India...
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-01 04:47:50 -0800 | odd-news

At first glance it looks like a massive dirigible, but its shape are massive air-filled cigars assembled together. The aircraft , dubbed Airlander may even remotely control & landing on water. This design is key, as it gets to act...
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Breaking News: The mystery of London serial killer Jack the Ripper
   
Posted by: prabirghose

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-14 01:27:46 -0700 | odd-news

Jack the Ripper was no figment of anybody’s imagination but a serial killer of the Victorian period 1888 whose identity has still not been discovered. Based on information available it is understood that the unidentified individual was responsible for a...
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Breaking News: Careful - model plane enthusiasts could be terrorists preparing for an attack
   
Posted by: prabirghose

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-12 01:47:07 -0700 | odd-news

Aero-modelling is an innocent and interesting hobby but, in view of today’s scenario where terrorists are waiting in the wings to descend on unsuspecting targets, one needs to be extra careful of model plane enthusiasts. Who knows - te model...
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-02-17 12:27:09 -0800 | odd-news

Guide to British police in South Yorkshire ordered to pay compensation to their employees for the major injuries while on duty. But we are not talking about cases such as, such as, the London riots in the late summer of...
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Breaking News: The 21st century Robinson Crusoe lives in a tropical island off Panama with his 10 chickens
   
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Durham :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-02-22 07:15:25 -0800 | odd-news

He is 50-year-old Ian Usher from County Durham, the 21st century Robinson Crusoe. He has renounced all his worldly possessions and has retreated into a world of his own in a remote tropical island in Panama - he has for...
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Breaking News: Extracting DNA from Lyuba, the 42,000-year-old wooly mammoth, can we clone a mammoth?
   
Posted by: prabirghose

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-02 12:43:18 -0700 | odd-news

Mammoths are usually believed to be enormous elephant-like animals of the Ice Age but, exceptions prove the rule since Lyuba is a 33” wooly mammoth that is aged over 42,000-years and whose fossilized nearly-intact remains had been discovered in Siberia....
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-10 20:39:35 -0700 | odd-news

The Ministry of Defence has said it is investigating British photographs published on a website in which you see a British military course posing next to the corpse of a Taliban militia in Afghanistan. The images have been posted on...
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Breaking News: Hillsborough: 25 years later, Liverpool still seeking justice for victims
   
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Liverpool :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-18 19:14:02 -0700 | odd-news

On 15 April 1989 a mob in the Hillsborough stadium caused the death of 96 Liverpool supporters. The English city honors Tuesday at his victims, 25 years after the tragedy, while an investigation was reopened. At 3:06 p.m. Tuesday, April...
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Breaking News: A passenger plane almost loses a wing fragment and returns to London Airport
   
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-16 05:45:58 -0700 | odd-news

A plane passenger airline CityJet British en route from London to Florence wins a ruptured wing forcing the aircraft to return to London City International Airport shortly after takeoff, to the newspaper ' The Daily Telegraph '. According to journalist...
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