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EU approves British bail-out of mortgage bank
Brussels, Oct 1 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Wednesday approved in record time Britain's nationalization of troubled financier Bradford and Bingley, the country's eighth biggest mortgage lender, saying that it was in line with EU rules.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:47:13 PM

Indians working for social justice get Alternate Nobel Prize
Stockholm, Oct 1 (IANS) India's Krishnammal and Sankaralingam Jagannathan and their organisation Land for the Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) have been awarded the Alternate Nobel Prize 2008 for social justice and sustainable human development, an official said here.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:46:27 PM

Russia's last tsar, family members declared victims of repression
Moscow, Oct 1 (RIA Novosti) Russia's top court ruled Wednesday 'to exonerate' the country's last tsar and members of his family, executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918, to declare them as victims of political repression.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:22:00 PM

EU observers start Georgia mission
Tbilisi, Oct 1 (DPA) European Union (EU) observers started their mission Wednesday to monitor the Russo-Georgian ceasefire agreement one and half months after conflict flared between the two countries over Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:08:22 PM

Russia to deliver additional 18 rocket launchers to India
Moscow, Oct 1 (RIA Novosti) Russia will deliver an additional 18 Smerch multiple rocket launch systems (MRLS) to India, besides an already agreed contract for 38 , the state-run arms exporter said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 3:42:28 PM

Spain holds 121 in child porn swoop
Madrid, Oct 1 (DPA) Spanish police have detained 121 people in their biggest swoop so far against child pornography on the Internet, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 2:34:48 PM

Indians among four to get Alternate Nobel Prize
Stockholm, Oct 1 (IANS) India's Krishnammal and Sankaralingam Jagannathan and their organisation LAFTI (Land for the Tillers' Freedom) have been awarded the Alternate Nobel Prize 2008.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 2:24:22 PM

Good victories for Manchester United, Arsenal, Real Madrid
Hamburg, Oct 1 (DPA) On a good night for English clubs in the Champions League, Manchester United and Arsenal both scored victories in their group games.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 2:20:13 PM

Channel 4 plans explicit sex education show for British teens
London, Oct 1 (IANS) The row over sex education in British primary schools is yet to die down, and a private broadcaster now reveals plans to telecast a bare-all series on the subject.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 2:19:12 PM

High heels leave you low on health and wealth
London, Oct 1 (IANS) High heels eventually leave women down at the heel, a new study says.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 1:15:26 PM

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