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Danica Kirka

Danica Kirka

    Bets on royal baby to boost UK's economy
    Bets on royal baby to boost UK's economy
    With the Duchess of Cambridge due to give birth to an heir to the throne next month, it's time for citizens and groups to consider how to best...
    Floods in Britain highlight insurance irregularities
    Floods in Britain highlight insurance irregularities
    Lynne Jones's cozy bed and breakfast in Britain's Lake District boasts views over the River Greta where heron come to feed, and a panoramic...
    G4S hurts its future with Olympic contract debacle
    G4S hurts its future with Olympic contract debacle
    Just months ago, a senior executive from the G4S security firm boasted that the London Olympics would make his British company as synonymous with...
    UK runs risk of exceeding Olympic budget
    UK runs risk of exceeding Olympic budget
    Britain's spending watchdog warned London Olympic organisers on Tuesday that they ran a risk of exceeding their £9.3-billion budget for hosting...
    Top Olympic tickets for sale, but it will cost you
    Top Olympic tickets for sale, but it will cost you
    There are still tickets on sale for the men's 100m finals at the London Olympics and the opening and closing ceremonies.
    BBC apologises for interview gaffe
    BBC apologises for interview gaffe
    The BBC has admitted it was taken for a ride by a cabbie.
    Bush speech an 'obstinate bid for popularity'
    Bush speech an 'obstinate bid for popularity'
    World commentators have characterised United States President George Bush's State of the Union speech as an obstinate bid to regain popularity with...
    Elton John ties the knot
    Elton John ties the knot
    Britain's most famous gay couple -- Sir Elton John and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish -- tied the knot on Wednesday in a star-studded event that...
    Thousands expected at Elton John wedding venue
    Thousands expected at Elton John wedding venue
    Rock star Elton John is tying the knot with long-time partner David Furnish Wednesday, in a civil-union ceremony seen as a watershed in the...
    Gunmen seize Iraq police station
    Gunmen seize Iraq police station
    Shi'ite gunmen seized an Iraq police station in the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf and held it for two hours on Thursday in the first outbreak of...