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Lights out for the traditional bulb in Britain
London, Jan 6 (IANS) The traditional light bulb is finally being switched off for the last time in Britain. A voluntary withdrawal scheme of the government is now in motion and use of the bulb will be banned from 2012.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 1:19:18 PM

'All British schools to have sex clinics'
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Sexual health clinics offering free counselling and pills could soon be open in every secondary school and college in Britain as part of a drive to cut teenage pregnancies.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 1:07:28 PM

Pakistan's tallest woman seeks asylum in Britain
London, Jan 6 (IANS) One of the world's tallest women, who hails from Pakistan, is seeking asylum in Britain on grounds that she is a target in her home country because of her height.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 12:59:05 PM

Kamalesh Sharma happy at return of democracy in Bangladesh
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has congratulated Prime Minister Shekh Hasina and warmly welcomed what he called the restoration of representative democracy in Bangladesh.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 12:51:21 PM

Three Indians in British Open junior squash finals
Sheffield, Jan 6 (IANS) Three Indians, Kush Kumar, Mahesh Mangaonkar and Deepika Pallikal, entered the final in their respective sections on the penultimate day of the British Open junior squash championship here.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 12:45:35 PM

Head massage turns into headache for police
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Britain's Sussex Police are having to justify a particular expense in recession time - proposing to spend 10,000 pounds on Indian head massages.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:52:36 AM

Rourke gets ovations for 'The Wrestler'
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actor Mickey Rourke received two ovations at the London premiere of his new movie 'The Wrestler'. He called it the best and the hardest movie of his life.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:43:21 AM

Bates regrets not making cancer battle public
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Kathy Bates regrets not making her battle with ovarian cancer public.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:40:21 AM

Gyllenhaal, Witherspoon share kiss in public
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actor Jake Gyllenhaal and his Oscar winning girlfriend Reese Witherspoon shared a kiss at a Los Angeles Lakers basketball game.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:19:40 AM

Rap star Combs angling to be next Bond, agent 008
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Rap star Sean Combs is angling to be the first black James Bond and his new fragrance commercial is his 'audition tape'.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:19:17 AM

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