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Labour Lords caught charging fees to change law
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Ruling Labour Party members of the House of Lords - Britain’s unelected upper chamber of parliament - are prepared to accept fees of up to 120,000 pounds a year to amend laws on behalf of business clients, a Sunday newspaper found after a sting operation.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 4:25:18 PM

Discovery improves prospects of treating leukaemia
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Cardiff University scientists are at the forefront of discoveries which could pave the way for more effective treatment of leukaemia, known to respond poorly to existing drugs.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 1:55:11 PM

New tool to test sperm and improve fertility success rates
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A novel method, developed by scientists for testing the health of a sperm before it is used in IVF, boosts chances of conception.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 12:39:30 PM

McCartney's girlfriend free to marry him
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Nancy Shevell, girl friend of Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney, is now free to get married to him after her divorce from her husband was finalised.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 10:53:05 AM

Beyonce, Jay-Z love modern art
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Hip-hop artist Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce are obsessed with modern art and now want to open a gallery near home.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 10:50:38 AM

Freeman misses flying aircraft
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman's hand is still paralysed and he will not be able to fly his aircraft until he recovers.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 10:39:03 AM

Illegal immigrants break out of detention centre in Italy
Rome, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of illegal immigrants broke out of an overcrowded detention centre in Italy's Lampedusa Island in protest against the inhuman condition there.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 6:37:09 AM

Winter storm kills at least 13 people in Europe
Berlin, Jan 25 (DPA) A fierce winter storm packing gusts of up to 200 km per hour Saturday killed at least 13 people in a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to southern Germany.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 1:43:14 AM

Video threatens attacks on three German cities
Berlin, Jan 25 (DPA) A mysterious short film which showed up on the YouTube video website threatened terrorist attacks on three German cities, Germany's interior ministry confirmed Saturday. But officials remained unsure if it was not a hoax.

Sunday, January 25, 2009 1:16:34 AM

Abhijeet wins in Group C, Sasi held in group B
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 24 (IANS) India's Krishnan Sasikiran played a long 65-move draw against Andrei Volokitin of Ukraine in the sixth round, as the 71st edition of Corus chess approached the halfway mark here.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 7:39:21 PM

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