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JLR plans 1.5 bn investment boost, to launch new sports sedan by 2015
Business

JLR plans 1.5 bn investment boost, to launch new sports sedan by 2015

Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced a major investment boost of 1.5 billion to introduce a technologically advanced aluminium vehicle architecture in a new range of models.

Julian Assange selected as a jury member of Raindance Film Fest
Entertainment

Julian Assange selected as a jury member of Raindance Film Fest

Fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been named as a juror in London's Raindance Film Festival, though he will have to watch the entries more than a mile from the venue, on a DVD player in his sanctuary in the Ecuadorean embassy.

Book Review: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith aka JK Rowling
Life

Book Review: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith aka JK Rowling

Her latest book is a crime thriller, a completely different genre from the Magical lives of Harry and his friends. And yes, Rowling knows how to write a crime thriller, a good 'masala read'.

Check out the first official pictures of 'little rascal' Prince George
World

Check out the first official pictures of 'little rascal' Prince George

Prince William and his wife Catherine have released the first official photographs of their baby son George - and in a break with tradition they were taken by her father, Michael Middleton.

He's a little bit of a rascal, says Prince William on baby George
World

He's a little bit of a rascal, says Prince William on baby George

Prince George, the baby son of Prince William and his wife Kate, is a bit of a rascal who does not sleep well and needs to have his diaper changed far too often, his father said.

I'm still stuck in nappy mode: Prince William on fatherhood
World

I'm still stuck in nappy mode: Prince William on fatherhood

The 31-year-old royal managed to score the winning goal for his team and was later presented with a miniature polo stick for his baby boy. He jokingly asked if he'd be getting some nappies instead, telling guests he had to "pick some up on my way home."

Fifty armed policemen being recruited to guard Royal baby
World

Fifty armed policemen being recruited to guard Royal baby

The force responsible for the Queen Elizabeth II's 20,000-acre estate at Sandringham, Norfolk does not have enough firearms officers to man all the shifts involved in 24-hour cover.

Britain's newest royal heir stirs Scottish independence debate
World

Britain's newest royal heir stirs Scottish independence debate

LONDON (Reuters) - The birth of Britain's Prince George has reopened a rift among those campaigning for Scotland to vote for independence next year, playing into the hands of those who want it to retain its 306-year union with England.

Sam Mendes returning to direct 24th James Bond movie
Entertainment

Sam Mendes returning to direct 24th James Bond movie

Director Sam Mendes today announced that he is returning to direct the 24th James Bond film with Daniel Craig reprising his role as the iconic spy.

Explore Harry Potter's 'Diagon Alley' on Google Maps
Tech

Explore Harry Potter's 'Diagon Alley' on Google Maps

In street view mode, viewers can see 360-degree angles of Diagon Alley's attractions, such as Ollivander’s wand shop, Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes joke shop, Flourish and Blotts bookshop and Mr Mulpepper’s apothecary

Explore Harry Potter's 'Diagon Alley' on Google Maps
News & Analysis

Explore Harry Potter's 'Diagon Alley' on Google Maps

In street view mode, viewers can see 360-degree angles of Diagon Alley's attractions, such as Ollivander's wand shop, Weasley's Wizard Wheezes joke shop, Flourish and Blotts bookshop and Mr Mulpepper's apothecary

Adele's Grammys performance immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds
Entertainment

Adele's Grammys performance immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds has unveiled its latest creation, a wax figure of British singer Adele.

Britain's top theatre director Michael Grandage aims to bring in more audience
Travel

Britain's top theatre director Michael Grandage aims to bring in more audience

One of Britain's top directors Michael Grandage is targeting the next generation of theatre-goers by offering one quarter of all tickets to his upcoming, star-studded season for 10 pounds ($16) each, a fraction of what they would normally cost.

British scientists test futuristic 'Star Trek' classrooms
Travel

British scientists test futuristic 'Star Trek' classrooms

Scientists designing and testing what they hope might become the classroom of the future have found that "Star Trek"-style multi-touch, multi-user desks can boost children's maths skills.

Westminister Abbey to get memorial for Narnia author CS Lewis
Travel

Westminister Abbey to get memorial for Narnia author CS Lewis

"Chronicles of Narnia" creator CS Lewis will be honored next year with a memorial stone in Poets' Corner at Westminster Abbey in central London, the abbey said on Thursday.

Sports bars and Olympic-themed brunches in London
Travel

Sports bars and Olympic-themed brunches in London

London is a sports lover's paradise just before it hosts the Olympics.