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Nose ring is Hindu religious symbol, says British schoolgirl
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A British teenager has forced her school to allow her to wear a nose stud, with her mother arguing it is a Hindu religious symbol that eases childbirth.

Friday, October 10, 2008 1:49:13 PM

Botox made me miserable: Courteney Cox
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Former 'Friends' star Courteney Cox admits that she tried Botox and hated its muscle-paralysing effects.

Friday, October 10, 2008 12:05:00 PM

Leona Lewis turns down 1 mn pounds because Harrods sells fur
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Leona Lewis, the new singing sensation, has rejected 1 million pound offer from Harrods boss Mohammed Fayed to open this year's summer sale because the department store sells fur.

Friday, October 10, 2008 12:01:37 PM

Virgin, 105, says celibacy is the key to long life
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A British woman who will celebrate her 105th birthday Saturday said that her celibate life has been the key to her longevity.

Friday, October 10, 2008 8:56:24 AM

Man keeps wife prisoner at home for 50 years
London, Oct 10 (IANS) The police in northern Italy have rescued a women who was kept a prisoner at her home by her husband for about 50 years, the Daily Telegraph has reported.

Friday, October 10, 2008 8:55:07 AM

Montenegro grants Kosovo diplomatic recognition
Podgorica, Oct 10 (DPA) Montenegro has formally recognised the independence of the breakaway Serbian province of Kosovo.

Friday, October 10, 2008 6:45:49 AM

Netherlands offers 20 bn euros for finance sector
Amsterdam, Oct 10 (DPA) The Netherlands late Thursday made available another 20 billion euros ($27.3 billon) to shore up the liquidity of banks embattled by the global financial crisis, Finance Minister Wouter Bos said.

Friday, October 10, 2008 6:39:36 AM

Lithuania threatens to block EU climate-change program
Riga/Vilnius, Oct 10 (DPA) Lithuania will refuse to close its Soviet-era Ignalina nuclear power plant as planned unless the European Union provides adequate compensation, Lithuanian Economy Minister Vytas Navickas said Thursday.

Friday, October 10, 2008 5:00:54 AM

Sales of household safes rocket in Britain
London, Oct 10 (DPA) British savers with too much cash to hide under the mattress have been buying up household safes to protect their wealth from the global market turmoil, the Times newspaper said Thursday.

Friday, October 10, 2008 3:12:55 AM

France to subsidize the development of 'green' cars
Paris, Oct 10 (DPA) The French government will provide funds to subsidize the development and construction of environmentally friendly automobiles, President Nicolas Sarkozy said Thursday.

Friday, October 10, 2008 2:04:43 AM

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