Bollywood Actor Ayushmann Khurrana

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Ayushmann Khurrana To Begin Shoot For 'An Action Hero' In London 

Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer movie 'An Action Hero' will be shot in London later this month, the producers said on January 18. The movie is directed by Anirudh Iyer, under the production house T-Series and Colour Yellow Productions. "The film has a quirky and fresh storyline," said Bhushan Kumar. This is an action movie with a satirical sense of humor and an entertaining storyline which was announced in October 2021. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 06:31 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Ayushmann Khurrana, london, T-Series, Aanand L Rai, action hero

Courtesy: India Today

Professional Queuer Freddie Beckitt

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Meet Professional Queuer, Freddie Beckitt Who Earns Rs 16,000 Per Day

Freddie Beckett, a 30-year-old resident of London, the UK, earns £160 (Rs 16,000 days) by standing in lines. The professional queuer shared his experience and said, "I worked eight hours for a job, queueing for the V&A's Christian Dior exhibition for some very well to do people, around their mid sixties". Required patience and calmness, Freddie works for rich families, senior citizens and rich youths with money.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 10:27 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: UK, london, Professional, Freddie Beckitt, Professional Queuer

Courtesy: Times Now News

Big Ben clock tower

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London's Iconic Big Ben Clock Ready To Chime By New Year

After almost five years of silence, London's iconic Big Ben clock tower is set to chime from the beginning of 2022. It was closed in 2017 for the restoration work. The clock tower is situated on the bank of the Thames River and is also known as Elizabeth Tower. ''By New Year people will start to see a big difference,'' said Nicholas Sturge, the project manager.

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 05:12 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Elizabeth Tower, london, Ben Ben, Clock, New Year

Evie Toombes

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Evie Toombes Files Case Against Her Mother's Doctor; HC Grants Huge Payout

Evie Toombes, a star show-jumper from the United Kingdom filed a case against her mother's doctor, Dr. Philip Mitchell as she was born with spina bifida. He advised her to take folic acid supplements to reduce the risk of spina bifida from affecting the baby. However, this would mean that Evie would never have been born. Furthermore, the London High Court awarded Evie the right to a huge payout. 

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 09:58 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: london, High Court, Birth, disease, Human Interest stories

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Haider Malik

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Man Gets Call For Interview Within 3 Hours Of Standing With Placard

Haider Malik (24) stood in front of Canary Wharf station with a placard in the hope of getting a job in the finance and banking sector. His placard had a QR code, so people could easily view his CV and LinkedIn profile. Soon after, he was invited for an interview for the role of Treasury Analyst at Canary Wharf Group, and got a job by the end of the week. 

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 09:05 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: interview, london, Human Interest, Job search, World news

Courtesy: Mirror

Steve Verze who became World's first person to get a 3D printed eye.

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London Based Engineer Becomes World's 1st Man To Get 3D Printed Eye

Steve Verze (47), an engineer from east London's Hackney, became the world's first person to get a 3D printed eye, said Moorfields Eye Hospital in London on November 25. The eye looks realistic than other alternatives as the eye is developed after digitally scanning the eye socket. Reportedly, It also reduces the development time to around 2-3 hours from 6 weeks. ''This new eye looks fantastic,'' said Verze. 

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 09:25 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: 3D printed eye, london, Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK, Prosthetic Eye

Courtesy: CNN News

Boris Johnson

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Britain Warns Against New Corona Virus Variant Found In South Africa

The United Kingdom warned on the newly discovered coronavirus variant spreading in South Africa. The variant, known as B.1.1.529, contains a spike protein that differs significantly from the one found in the original coronavirus on which COVID-19 vaccines are based, according to the UK Health Security Agency.  Botswana and Hong Kong have also discovered the variant, and Britain has banned flights from South Africa and five neighboring nations… read-more

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 05:41 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Covid-19, Coronavirus, Coronavirus New Varient, london, South Africa

Courtesy: Reuters

Queen Elizabeth

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Queen Elizabeth To Make Her First Public Appearance, After Hospital Stay

Queen Elizabeth II will attend the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in London on November 14, her first in-person public engagement since being recommended to rest following a night in the hospital last month. Reportedly, the queen will be witnessing the service from the Foreign Office balcony in downtown London, with Prince Charles laying tribute on her behalf. The queen was sent to hospital for "preliminary investigations" into an… read-more

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 02:12 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, United Kingdom, london, remembrance day

Courtesy: Reuters

UK citizen cycling in the city

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United Kingdom Records 32,322 New COVID-19 Cases In Last 24 Hours

The United Kingdom recorded 32,322 new Coronavirus cases with 57 Covid-19 related deaths, taking the death toll to 1,41,862, according to the UK Security Agency. While infections have fallen by 16.6 percent, the government reported an increase in the number of deaths by 8.2 percent in the country. National Health Service Executive, Amanda Pritchard urged people to get their jabs as Covid and flu can be a "threat" in winter.

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 09:27 AM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, Coronavirus, Covid deaths, london, Influenza

Courtesy: ANI

Chef dam getting the award

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Chef Damodaran Awarded With Lifetime Achievement Award In London

Chef Kothandaraman Damodaran, aka chef Damu, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award on November 8. The award which is believed to be the first-of-its-kind was given to the chef, at the Global Food, Hospitality, and Tourism Achievement Award-2021 in London. Chef Damu also holds three Guinness World records for the longest food marathon. ''Thank everyone who are and have been part of my journey,'' said Damu. 

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 08:20 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: chef awards, Award for Achievement, london, Master Chef, India

Courtesy: The Indian Express