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2008-09-07 00:00:14

THE PODIUM Newcastle United boss Kevin Keegan dominated the headlines during and after his departure. Charles Clarke became Gordon Brown's latest irritant, and Keira Knightley admitted that women find her irritating. Fiona Phillips received bouquets and brickbats alike for her decision of leave GMTV. Met Police Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur's battles on the work and home fronts saw him hit the headlines. Sales of baked beans are up 12 per cent, so these humble legumes are this...

2008-08-13 09:00:42

Shoot On Sight, Producer Aron Govil announced today that he will donate a portion of the profits from the UK release of his much anticipated film Shoot On Sight, to the London bombings victims Memorial. On July 7, 2005 four suicide bombers, all British Muslims, blew themselves up in London underground, killing 52 innocent victims and injuring more than 700 others. This was the deadliest attack on London since World War II. A permanent steel columns memorial is planned for the victims...

2008-08-07 12:01:01

Shoot On Sight, the controversial thriller, set to release in UK on August 22 is the first inspired by the July 7, 2005 underground bombings in London. The release date of the much anticipated film, originally scheduled for July 11th was changed to August 22, out of respect to the 7/7 victim's families, This powerful drama is the first movie to tackle the issue of suicide bombings on UK soil and the country's ongoing threat from home-grown terrorists linked to fundamentalist Islam. "Shoot...

2006-01-05 06:33:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Police have urged supermodel Kate Moss to return to Britain to answer questions after a newspaper showed pictures of her apparently snorting cocaine last year. The grainy images in the Daily Mirror tabloid prompted several fashion houses to sever ties with the 31-year-old, although her career has begun to recover since she left a drug rehabilitation clinic in the United States in October. "We would like to appeal for her to return, see us, and tell us her side of...

2006-01-05 05:34:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Police have urged supermodel Kate Moss to return to Britain to answer questions after a newspaper showed pictures of her apparently snorting cocaine last year. The grainy images in the Daily Mirror tabloid prompted several fashion houses to sever ties with the 31-year-old, although her career has begun to recover since she left a drug rehabilitation clinic in the United States. "We would like to appeal for her to return, see us, and tell us her side of the story,"...

2005-10-11 04:32:53

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested seven people suspected of leading one of Europe's largest human smuggling rackets in a series of dawn raids on Tuesday. Eleven others were held for related offences. The arrests followed a two-year investigation into the ring which smuggled illegal immigrants, predominantly from Turkey, into London from mainland Europe. Police forces from five other countries were also involved. Detective Chief Superintendent Bill Skelly told...

2005-09-21 12:55:54

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - British police will investigate newspaper reports that supermodel Kate Moss took illegal drugs, London's Scotland Yard said on Wednesday, as a second fashion house parted ways with the 31-year-old over the scandal. The police inquiry comes after the Daily Mirror newspaper printed pictures of the London-born model that the British tabloid said showed her snorting cocaine. In another setback for one of the world's most famous fashion figures,...

2005-09-21 01:58:46

LONDON (Reuters) - British police are to investigate newspaper reports that supermodel Kate Moss took illegal drugs, London's Scotland Yard said on Wednesday. "Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur has reviewed the matter and had asked officers from the specialist crime directive to look at reports as highlighted in a national newspaper," a Scotland Yard spokeswoman said. The inquiry comes after the Daily Mirror newspaper printed pictures of the 31-year-old model that the British...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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