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Dubai-style island resorts planned on the Thames
London, May 12 (IANS) Gulf property developers are planning to build luxury island resorts in England - complete with yacht marinas, theatres, an opera house and housing - along the lines of the famed artificial palm islands of Dubai, a newspaper reported.

Monday, May 12, 2008 4:30:46 PM

EU ministers to meet Tuesday on Myanmar crisis
Brussels, May 12 (DPA) The European Commission is due to meet Tuesday in Brussels to discuss the ongoing crisis in Myanmar following Cyclone Nargis.

Monday, May 12, 2008 4:04:28 PM

Avoid lotions for treating dried out noses, says doctor
Neumunster (Germany), May 12 (DPA) Avoid lotions when treating dried out noses. Most lotions can cause the cilia - the small hairs in a nostril - to stick together and prevent them from removing unwanted substances.

Monday, May 12, 2008 3:20:50 PM

Pakistan set to be readmitted to Commonwealth
London, May 12 (IANS) Expelled for flouting democratic norms, Pakistan is set to be readmitted to the Commonwealth Monday after general elections ushered in a democratic government in February.

Monday, May 12, 2008 3:09:11 PM

Rushdie tipped to win Best of Booker, voting begins
London, May 12 (IANS) Bookmakers Monday named Indian-born novelist Salman Rushdie's 'Midnight Children' as the favourite to win the Best of Booker award after organisers announced a shortlist of six novels dominated by postcolonial themes.

Monday, May 12, 2008 2:28:53 PM

Brown not to host Dalai Lama at Downing Street
London, May 12 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will receive the Dalai Lama at the office of England's top church leader rather than at Downing Street, a spokesperson said Monday.

Monday, May 12, 2008 2:24:54 PM

Indian Cobra beer to shut production in Poland
Warsaw, May 12 (IANS) Cobra Beer, the lager brand owned by India-born, London-based Karan Bilimoria that had outsourced its production to Poland in 2005, has decided to shift the bulk of its brewing back to Britain.

Monday, May 12, 2008 12:12:46 PM

Madonna uses the f-word on TV show
London, May 12 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna, who performed in Britain recently, used the f-word twice on a TV show, which led to complaints.

Monday, May 12, 2008 12:11:50 PM

Miley Cyrus defends young stars' wild behaviour
London, May 12 (IANS) Teen star Miley Cyrus, who recently caused controversy with some risque photos, is defending Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears saying it is 'normal' for the young stars to act wild some times.

Monday, May 12, 2008 12:09:28 PM

Free download got Radiohead favourable publicity
London, May 12 (IANS) British rock band Radiohead's member Colin Greenwood believes the only benefit of allowing their last album 'In Rainbows' to be downloaded free was the publicity.

Monday, May 12, 2008 12:08:54 PM

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