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  Last Updated: May 19, 2007 - 1:28:39 PM

Europe
Moore returns to Cannes with scathing look at healthcare
Cannes, May 19 - The larger-than-life figure of US filmmaker Michael Moore jetted into Cannes this week stirring up the film festival with a screening Saturday of his latest polemic - a scathing look at the US health service.
May 19, 2007 - 8:22:14 PM

Europe
India section kicks off at Cannes
Cannes, May 19 - The India Focus section at the Cannes film festival kicked off to a bright start here with a top festival official describing it as a 'treasure trove of cultural diversity, democracy and modernity in the new India'.
May 19, 2007 - 8:05:25 PM

Europe
Nesta extends contract with AC Milan until 2011
Rome, May 19 - AC Milan defender Alessandro Nesta extended his contract with the club till 2011 June.
May 19, 2007 - 2:09:06 PM

Europe
Federer, Nadal roll on into Hamburg semis
Hamburg, May 19 - Rafael Nadal beat Fernando Gonzalez for the second time in five days, 6-4, 6-4, in the Hamburg Masters quarter-finals to stretch his clay court winning streak to 80 matches.
May 19, 2007 - 12:34:38 PM

Europe
Fingerprint could identify smoker, drinker
London, May 19 - Fingerprint could help identify a smoker, drinker, an avid coffee drinker or even a drug addict, scientists say.
May 19, 2007 - 10:46:06 AM

Europe
Devil or wily lawyer - Cannes film looks at Jacques Verges
Cannes May 19, - The screening of Barbet Schroeder's film Terror's Advocate at the 60th Cannes Film Festival left viewers pondering whether the highly-controversial subject of this documentary was the devil incarnate.
May 19, 2007 - 10:20:30 AM

Europe
French president unveils new cabinet
Paris, May 18 - French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday unveiled a 15-member-strong cabinet, with seven women appointed to key posts and socialist Bernard Kouchner as new foreign minister.
May 18, 2007 - 4:11:21 PM

Europe
'Blair could be in run for World Bank top job'
London, May 18 - Outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair could be a contender for the post of president of the World Bank following the resignation of Paul Wolfowitz, one of America's most respected economists told the BBC Friday.
May 18, 2007 - 3:02:48 PM

Europe
India's growing economic clout high on Brown's agenda
London, May 18 - Who exactly is Gordon Brown? Until January this year, except for a few, not many in India may have heard of him, for the simple reason that he had never visited the country as Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, a key post he held for a record time.
May 18, 2007 - 1:12:53 PM

Europe
Roma snatch Italian Cup from Inter
Milan, May 18 - Roma won the Italian Cup despite a 2-1 defeat in a second-leg tie against holders Inter Milan, who had beaten them in the past two finals. The final result was declared on the basis of a wide 6-2 lead from the home leg.
May 18, 2007 - 1:00:29 PM

Europe
Barkin prefers going to bed with dates
London, May 18 - Emmy award winning actress Ellen Barkin, known for her roles in 'Sea of Love' and 'The Big Easy', says she would prefer to go to bed with a suitor than dine with him because she doesn't like to waste time.
May 18, 2007 - 12:36:41 PM

Europe
Belfast based company to set up plant in India
London, May 18 - The west Belfast-based Delta Print and Packaging company has confirmed a joint venture in India with its Chinese and Indian partners, notching yet another milestone for growing trade ties between Northern Ireland and India. The joint venture will build three factories in Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.
May 18, 2007 - 12:23:14 PM

Europe
Britain to probe identity leak of Indian visa seekers
London, May 18 - A Channel 4 report that personal data of Indian citizens applying for British visa in India may have been compromised due to flaws in the online application system there has prompted an investigation here.
May 18, 2007 - 12:03:10 PM

Europe
Scottish universities see 45 percent rise in Indian students
London, May 18 - There has been a 45 percent rise in the number of Indian students studying in universities in Scotland following the implementation of a scheme that allows foreign students to work for two years there after graduation.
May 18, 2007 - 11:34:24 AM

Europe
Surgery ends season for Luca Toni
Milan, May 18 - Foot surgery scheduled for the upcoming days will sideline Fiorentina striker Luca Toni for the last two games of the Serie A season, the Florence club said.
May 18, 2007 - 11:29:57 AM

Europe
Thriller 'Zodiac' tells story of people's obsession
Cannes, May 18 - American director David Fincher's 'Zodiac', screened at the Cannes Film Festival and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is a movie about obsession.
May 18, 2007 - 11:04:34 AM

Europe
Lots of watts don't rev up vacuum cleaner
Berlin, May 18 - When buying a vacuum cleaner, consumers should not be led astray by high wattage.
May 18, 2007 - 9:11:16 AM

Europe
Gordon Brown, PM in waiting, remains enigma
London, May 17 - Despite having played a pivotal role in the government for the past 10 years, Gordon Brown remains something of an enigma.
May 17, 2007 - 11:37:25 PM

Europe
Sarkozy appoints Fillon premier, new cabinet expected Friday
Paris, May 17 - French President Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday appointed his close aide, Gaullist politician Francois Fillon, as prime minister amid speculations over who he would pick for his cabinet on Friday.
May 17, 2007 - 10:08:37 PM

Europe
Gordon Brown to be next PM of Britain
London, May 17 - Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown is all set to become the next prime minister of Britain after winning an uncontested race for nomination Thursday.
May 17, 2007 - 6:57:21 PM

Europe
Mallya's Whyte & Mackay swig makes Scotch industry uneasy
London, May 17 - Flamboyant Indian businessman Vijay Mallya's mega acquisition of Whyte & Mackay is the nearest equivalent of setting a cat among pigeons in the spirits business, given his tumultuous relationship with the influential Scotch Whisky Association - in the past.
May 17, 2007 - 2:34:05 PM

Europe
Nadal cruises into revenge match with Andreev
Hamburg, May 17 - Rafael Nadal stretched his clay-court winning streak to 78 matches at the Hamburg Masters to set up a revenge match against the last man to beat him on the surface, Russian Igor Andreev.
May 17, 2007 - 1:49:48 PM

Europe
British Army considers Harry's role after Iraq ban
London, May 17 - The British Army was considering how to salvage Prince Harry's military career after deciding that he would not be sent to serve in Iraq as planned, British media reported Thursday.
May 17, 2007 - 1:46:34 PM

Europe
Sky's the limit for Sevilla says club president
Glasgow, May 17 - Most football clubs would be content to have won two consecutive UEFA Cups and then qualify for the Champions League for the first time ever.
May 17, 2007 - 12:58:23 PM

Europe
Beyonce feels unkempt hair looks sexy
London, May 17 - Singer Beyonce Knowles feels that unkempt hair and bare feet make her look sexier.
May 17, 2007 - 12:23:47 PM

Europe
Penalty misery again for luckless Espanyol
Glasgow, May 17 - They say that lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place. But UEFA Cup finalists Espanyol have just been hit for a second time in the same place: the penalty spot.
May 17, 2007 - 12:20:04 PM

Europe
Better late than never for ageless Palop
Glasgow, May 17 - It is a commonplace in football that the best years of a goalkeeper come after 30.
May 17, 2007 - 12:15:10 PM

Europe
Alves rides roller coaster as Sevilla triumph
Glasgow, May 17 - As anybody who has ever watched a martial arts film will be able to tell you, a man's greatest strength can be his weakness.
May 17, 2007 - 11:47:08 AM

Europe
Sevilla singing in the rain after UEFA Cup victory
Glasgow, May 17 - Sevilla retained the UEFA Cup with a 3-1 penalty shootout win over Spaniards Espanyol, after finishing 2-2 at an eventful final.
May 17, 2007 - 11:00:12 AM

Europe
Brown to be elected Labour leader unopposed
London, May 17 - The election of the next leader of the Labour party was supposed to be a contest but has turned out to be a coronation with Chancellor Gordon Brown enlisting overwhelming support of party MPs, setting aside a feeble challenge sought to be mounted by the left.
May 17, 2007 - 10:19:27 AM

Europe
Shambo the bull gets a reprieve
London, May 17 - The National Assembly of Wales, that had issued a slaughter notice on a tuberculosis-infected sacred bull in a Hindu temple, has deferred its implementation amidst widening interest and support for Shambo, the bull.
May 17, 2007 - 8:57:43 AM

Europe
Norah Jones-starrer 'My Blueberry Nights' opens Cannes Fest
Cannes, May 16 - The 60th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday with the world premiere of 'My Blueberry Nights', directed by Wong Kar Wei and starring singer-turned-actress Norah Jones, being given a warm and enthusiastic reception.
May 16, 2007 - 10:57:42 PM

Europe
Vandana Shiva elected to World Future Council
Hamburg, May 16 - Vandana Shiva, renowned Indian environmental campaigner, has been elected an executive member of the World Future Council, a new body aiming to provide 'an ethical voice for the needs and rights of future life', that concluded its inaugural convention here.
May 16, 2007 - 6:14:43 PM

Europe
Sarkozy sworn in French president
Paris, May 16 - Nicolas Sarkozy was officially sworn in as French president Wednesday at the presidential palace.
May 16, 2007 - 5:24:39 PM

Europe
Mallya buys Whyte & Mackay, will bring premium Scotch to India
London, May 16 -: Flamboyant Indian businessman Vijay Mallya said Wednesday that his company will immediately introduce into the Indian market premium brands of Whyte & Mackay, a spirits major that he acquired for 595 million pounds.
May 16, 2007 - 3:25:30 PM

Europe
Mallya's UB group buys Whyte and Mackay for 595 million pounds
London, May 16 - India's flamboyant spirits-to-aviation tycoon Vijay Mallya Wednesday announced the takeover over Whyte and Mackay, one of Britain's biggest drinks company, for 595 million pounds, notching yet another milestone for the global spread of Indian enterprise.
May 16, 2007 - 3:10:31 PM

Europe
Williams leaves it late but gets opening 2007 clay win
Rome, May 16 - Former champion Serena Williams began her delayed clay season with a 6-4, 6-1 win over teenaged Michaella Krajicek to advance to the third round of the Italian Open.
May 16, 2007 - 1:10:22 PM

Europe
Injury agony for Murray
Hamburg, May 16 - Andy Murray was left fearing for his place in Wimbledon after injuring the right wrist on his 20th birthday during a first-round match at the Hamburg Masters.
May 16, 2007 - 1:09:58 PM

Europe
Campbell says community service spoilt her looks
London, May 16 - British supermodel Naomi Campbell was scared of the effect five days of community service would have on her face and she says that she started to feel 'the wear and tear of the week'.
May 16, 2007 - 12:26:35 PM

Europe
Spielberg and Jackson to make Tintin movie
London, May 16 - Hollywood directors Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson are set to bring the comic book character Tintin onto the big screen.
May 16, 2007 - 12:26:17 PM

Europe
New UK position for Indian-origin financial whizkid
London, May 16 - A Cambridge-educated financial whizkid of Indian origin has been announced as the successor to star fund manager Anthony Bolton as the head of the pound 3.2 billion Fidelity Special Situations fund.
May 16, 2007 - 11:17:46 AM

Europe
Art galore in Berlin's 'Gallery Mile'
Berlin, May 16 - The centre of Berlin's old pre-war Jewish quarter has been taken over by contemporary art galleries and a colony of artists and sculptors working in spacious, high-ceiling studios.
May 16, 2007 - 7:43:48 AM

Europe
Putin, Rice agree to improve ties, differences remain
Moscow, May 15 - Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice agreed Tuesday to improve bilateral ties though differences still remain after their talks.
May 15, 2007 - 9:20:06 PM

Europe
Canadian firm buys Reuters for 8.7 bn pounds
London, May 15 - More than 150 years after Paul Julius Reuter opened an office in London to launch what became a global news information major Reuters, the company agreed on Tuesday to a takeover proposal by Canadian firm Thomson in a deal worth 8.7 billion pounds.
May 15, 2007 - 3:02:16 PM

Europe
Thomson agrees to buy Reuters for over $17 billion dollars
London, May 15 - News and financial group Reuters is to be bought by Canadian media group Thomson in a deal worth some $17.23 billion, which will create the world's biggest financial news and data group, the companies said on Tuesday.
May 15, 2007 - 2:55:34 PM

Europe
Our ancestors had small brains
New York, May 15 - Our earliest ancestors had surprisingly small brains particularly about 29 million years ago, says a new study.
May 15, 2007 - 12:09:01 PM

Europe
Mediterranean diet lowers risk of lung disease
London, May 15 - Anti-oxidant rich Mediterranean diet could cut the risk of serious lung diseases by up to 50 percent, French researchers have said.
May 15, 2007 - 11:56:57 AM

Europe
Shyam Benegal to produce film on 'Spy Princess'
London, May 15 - Shyam Benegal, one of India's best known directors, has announced a major international film on the life of Noor Inayat Khan, the courageous Indian woman who was a secret agent in the Second World War and was awarded the George Cross for her bravery.
May 15, 2007 - 11:50:32 AM

Europe
Bull in a temple: cyber-campaign to save it from slaughter
London, May 15 - The campaign to save Shambo, a bull in a Hindu temple in Wales that has tested positive for tuberculosis, has reached cyberspace - monks at the temple have set up a webcam called MooTube so that supporters can keep an eye on it.
May 15, 2007 - 10:43:32 AM

Europe
Scientist says trees worsen greenhouse effect, stirs debate
Hamburg, May 15 - A leading expert in Germany has spawned a major scientific debate by claiming that trees put millions of tonnes of methane into the atmosphere every year exacerbating the greenhouse effect.
May 15, 2007 - 8:00:48 AM

Europe
Rice to talk missile, Kosovo issues in Moscow
Moscow, May 14 - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during her visit to Moscow Monday will have to tackle number of issues that recently soured bilateral relations between US and Russia.
May 14, 2007 - 2:19:43 PM

Europe
Jalandhar man to be Gloucester's first Asian mayor
London/Dakoha, May 14 - Harjit Gill, a keen hockey player, referee and former resident of Dakoha village on the outskirts of Punjab's Jalandhar city, is all set to make history by becoming the first Asian mayor of Britain's Gloucester city.
May 14, 2007 - 12:46:31 PM

Europe
Barcelona draw leaves Real Madrid on top
Madrid, May 14 - The battle for the Spanish Primera Liga crown took another dramatic turn when Barcelona were held to a last-gasp 1-1 draw by lowly Betis.
May 14, 2007 - 12:32:07 PM

Europe
Vitamin D may help fight Tuberculosis
London, May 14 - A dose of vitamin D may help ward off tuberculosis, researchers say.
May 14, 2007 - 12:27:56 PM

Europe
Former Commons speaker Jack Weatherill, friend of India, passes away
London, May 14 - Bernard 'Jack' Weatherill, who was speaker of the House of Commons for almost a decade and was known as a friend of India, has died at the age of 86.
May 14, 2007 - 10:49:41 AM

Europe
Internet connections at home should be secured
Hanover -, May 14 - Internet security is always a must, even if connecting through the electricity supply at home.
May 14, 2007 - 10:03:25 AM

Europe
Kerala-origin pupil wins UK community award
London, May 14 - A nine-year-old-girl from Kerala who moved to Liverpool with her family three years ago has won a community award for her special efforts to look after new Asian children joining her school.
May 14, 2007 - 9:50:49 AM

Europe
Berlin exhibition focuses on Nazi slave and forced labour
Berlin, May 14 - It's easy to miss; only on closer inspection does a sign reveal its guilty secret. Here, during World War II, hundreds if not thousands of slave and forced labourers toiled day and night in a cluster of low-slung buildings.
May 14, 2007 - 8:26:39 AM

Europe
Nadal continues winning streak, nails Gonzalez in Rome final
Rome, May 13 - Spain's Rafael Nadal unleashed his huge game almost at will as he crushed Chile's Fernando Gonzalez 6-2, 6-2 Sunday to win a third straight title at the Rome Masters.
May 13, 2007 - 11:04:35 PM

Europe
Woolmer died of heart attack: Report
London, May 13 - In a new development, a group of Scotland Yard investigators has concluded that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer died of a heart attack even as the Englishman's friends still suspect that his killers may have sent his last email.
May 13, 2007 - 6:53:08 PM

Europe
Aspirin could lower bowel cancer risk
London, May 13 - A daily dose of common pain killer aspirin could cut the risk of getting bowel cancer by more than a third, says a new study. However, scientists do not recommend its continuous use due to possible side effects.
May 13, 2007 - 2:37:23 PM

Europe
Real Madrid on top after another comeback win
Madrid, May 13 - Real Madrid went atop of the Spanish league with another of their trademark come-from-behind wins, this time 4-3 against Espanyol in the Primera Liga football tournamnet.
May 13, 2007 - 2:17:12 PM

Europe
Spears' comeback album celebrates womanhood
London, May 13 - Troubled pop singer Britney Spears' come-back album will supposedly not talk about the breakdowns she has experienced in the past few months but will instead 'celebrate womanhood'.
May 13, 2007 - 11:44:45 AM

Europe
Spanish wine-makers brace to enter Indian market
Ciudad Real -, May 13 - Wine-makers of La Mancha, made famous by immortal Spanish character Don Quixote and his crony Sancho Panza, are bracing to meet a new challenge: to enter the Indian market already awash with a variety of old and new wines of international fame.
May 13, 2007 - 11:40:58 AM

Europe
Europe re-walks nuclear energy path with Finland reactor
Olkiluoto Island -, May 13 - Clicking endlessly with a digicam like a trigger-happy brat inside the sanctum sanctorum of one of the most sophisticated nuclear plants in Nordic Europe, one feels privileged to have a day out in an otherwise forbidden zone.
May 13, 2007 - 8:56:06 AM

Europe
Released French aid worker arrives in France
Paris, May 12 - A French aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan by the Islamic extremist Taliban arrived in Paris Saturday in a visibly weakened condition.
May 12, 2007 - 5:09:54 PM

Europe
India committed to EU's Galileo project
Brussels, May 12 - India is committed to the success of the European Union's Satellite Navigation System Galileo in which India has agreed to invest, Indian diplomatic sources said here.
May 12, 2007 - 12:54:44 PM

Europe
Love chants as she decides about Cobain's possessions
New York, May 12 - Rocker Courtney Love revealed that she chants as she decides what to do with her late husband Kurt Cobain's possessions.
May 12, 2007 - 12:44:34 PM

Europe
Unstoppable Nadal storms to 75th straight clay win
Rome, May 12 - Rafael Nadal continued his two-year rampage on European clay, clocking his 75th straight win over the surface to blast into the semi-finals of the Rome Masters.
May 12, 2007 - 12:16:36 PM

Europe
Now a vaccine to control blood pressure
London, May 12 - British scientists have develop a vaccine which they claim will help people suffering from hypertension to control their blood pressure.
May 12, 2007 - 11:57:43 AM

Europe
Scientists in Britain create artificial blood
London, May 12 - Scientists in Britain have developed an artificial plastic blood, which they claim could act as a substitute, easier to store and could be a huge advantage in war zones.
May 12, 2007 - 11:57:14 AM

Europe
Non-proliferation meet ends without final statement
Vienna, May 12 - A preliminary meeting on revising the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has ended without reaching a final statement on global nuclear disputes due to objections from Iran and other nations.
May 12, 2007 - 10:18:38 AM

Europe
Brown promises new style, hints at 'shift' over Iraq
London, May 11 - Gordon Brown staked his claim to be Britain's next prime minister Friday by offering a 'new leadership for a new time' that would bring changes in style and policy ranging from domestic issues to Iraq.
May 11, 2007 - 8:08:59 PM

Europe
EU approves proposed acquisition of Novalis by Hindalco
Brussels, May 11 - Now why should the takeover by an Indian company of an American company attract the attention of the European authorities in Brussels?
May 11, 2007 - 7:00:02 PM

Europe
Blair is a 'hero' of Iraq's freedom: Talabani
London, May 11 - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Friday hailed outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair as a 'hero' of the liberation of Iraq and said he was 'sorry that British boys and girls' were dying in Iraq.
May 11, 2007 - 6:57:01 PM

Europe
Blair gives 'full support' to Brown in Britain's leadership change
London, May 11 - Outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair Friday gave his 'full support' to Gordon Brown, his likely successor, saying he was certain that Brown would make a 'great prime minister.'
May 11, 2007 - 5:07:02 PM

Europe
Cash flood paying dividends for English Premier League
London, May 11 - Any guesses for what it takes to be the most successful football league for the world?
May 11, 2007 - 3:35:51 PM

Europe
Brown prepares to take over as next British PM
London, May 11 - Prime Minister Tony Blair Friday endorsed the candidature of Chancellor Gordon Brown as the next Labour leader, paving the way for him to take over as the next prime minister of Britain in June.
May 11, 2007 - 3:28:13 PM

Europe
Getafe thrash Barcelona in King's Cup semi-final
Madrid, May 11 - Modest Getafe astonishingly powered their way into the final of the Spanish King's Cup for the first time ever with a 4-0 second leg hammering of hapless Barcelona.
May 11, 2007 - 1:24:59 PM

Europe
Only league title left for declining Barcelona
Madrid, May 11 - Is the Barcelona team that was supposed to dominate Spanish - and European - football throughout this decade now in a terminal crisis?
May 11, 2007 - 12:31:22 PM

Europe
Moss saved Allen from violent gang
London, May 11 - Singer Lily Allen recounts how supermodel Kate Moss helped her when she was being beaten up by a gang of girls.
May 11, 2007 - 11:27:04 AM

Europe
Willis, Sarandon team up for war veterans
London, May 11 - Actors Bruce Willis and Susan Sarandon have teamed up to campaign for better treatment for US' injured war veterans.
May 11, 2007 - 11:18:49 AM

Europe
Heavy drinking may trigger stroke
London, May 11 - Heavy liquor drinking may trigger a dangerous heart condition that can trip off a stroke or heart failure - but reducing alcohol consumption even a little bit makes a big difference, say British scientists.
May 11, 2007 - 10:10:15 AM

Europe
Souza, Raza in Sotheby's Indian art sale in London
London, May 11 - Auction house Sotheby's London will offer for sale important works by V.S. Gaitonde, F.N. Souza, Tyeb Mehta, M.F. Husain, S.H. Raza, Krishen Khanna and Bikash Bhattacharjee in its annual sale of Indian art May 24.
May 11, 2007 - 8:04:09 AM

Europe
Gordon Brown, prime minister in waiting, is unknown quantity
London, May 10 - Despite having played a pivotal role in government for the past 10 years, Gordon Brown remains something of an enigma.
May 10, 2007 - 8:48:46 PM

Europe
Indian human cargo drifts to Sweden, deported
Stockholm, May 10 - Eight famished and frightened Indian illegal immigrants, container-bound from Belgium to a port in Britain, drifted all the way for three days to the Swedish west coast port of Gothenburg before being deported to Belgium Thursday.
May 10, 2007 - 7:03:39 PM

Europe
Indian market fast opening up to wine
Ciudad Real -, May 9 - The Indian market is fast opening up to wine, both domestic and imported, with changing social norms, a middle class with disposable incomes and prospects of the government reducing taxes, an Indian wine expert said here Wednesday.
May 10, 2007 - 6:30:43 PM

Europe
Blair decade leaves a double-edged legacy
London, May 10 - During his 10 years at the helm of British politics, Prime Minister Tony Blair, at once charismatic and controversial, has put his stamp on an era that will forever be linked to his name.
May 10, 2007 - 6:10:35 PM

Europe
Blair to resign on June 27; Brown set to take over
London, May 10 - Tony Blair Thursday signalled the beginning of the end of what has come to be known as the 'Blair era' during which he was hailed as a political hero as well as a villain as the prime minister for Britain's role in Iraq.
May 10, 2007 - 6:08:50 PM

Europe
Indian human cargo drifts to Sweden
Stockholm, May 10 - Eight Indian illegals, container-bound from Belgium to a port in Britain, drifted all the way for three days to the Swedish west coast port of Gothenburg before being deported back to Belgium Thursday.
May 10, 2007 - 5:02:30 PM

Europe
Hindu community in Britain fights to save sacred bull
London, May 10 - The Hindu community in Britain has launched a spirited fight to save a sacred bull from slaughter, which has tested positive for tuberculosis.
May 10, 2007 - 3:04:32 PM

Europe
Cristiano Ronaldo seeks public help to find missing child
Lisbon, May 10 - Manchester United's Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has made a public appeal for information about a missing child, Madeleine McCann, who went missing last week.
May 10, 2007 - 1:25:38 PM

Europe
Immortal 'Awara' leads Bollywood's global appeal
London, May 10 - Indian cinema has emerged as a major cultural product not only among the Indian diaspora but also in countries that did not have a significant presence of Indians, according to experts at a special event at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.
May 10, 2007 - 12:16:27 PM

Europe
Sevilla cruise past Deportivo into final
Madrid, May 10 - Sevilla cruised into the final of the Spanish King's Cup with a comfortable 2-0 home win over Deportivo Coruna.
May 10, 2007 - 11:49:04 AM

Europe
Tempers fray in Stamford Bridge stalemate
London, May 10 - Champions Manchester United have celebrated their title with an ugly goalless draw away to Chelsea in the English Premier League.
May 10, 2007 - 11:48:23 AM

Europe
British historian pens new book on 1857 uprising
London, May 10 - A new book by a British academic offering a fresh alternative to popular accounts of the 1857 war of independence is just out.
May 10, 2007 - 11:47:34 AM

Europe
'Spider-Man 3' - most mistake-filled movie of the year
London, May 10 - The recent blockbuster 'Spider-man 3' has been declared the most mistake-filled movie of the year by website moviemistakes.com.
May 10, 2007 - 11:46:18 AM

Europe
India is uncorking its wine market: expert
Ciudad Real -, May 10 - Making its debut at the Spanish Wine Fair - here, India has said it would welcome imports of Spanish wines and collaborations in production if a strong element of 'price sensitivity' was introduced.
May 10, 2007 - 11:27:45 AM

Europe
Barcelona to rest Messi
Madrid, May 10 - Argentine international Leo Messi will be given a rest in Barcelona's King's Cup return match against Getafe, said the Primera Liga club coach Frank Rijkaard.
May 10, 2007 - 9:56:25 AM

Europe
London mayor lauds Britain's Hindu community
London, May 10 - Lauding Britain's high-achieving Hindu community, London Mayor Ken Livingstone has said that he was proud that a large proportion of the community had chosen London as their home.
May 10, 2007 - 9:19:43 AM

Europe
A new EU constitution - a matter of the right packaging?
Cork -, May 10 - When the European Union celebrated its 50th anniversary in March, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she intended to present a roadmap setting out how Europe should go forward before Portugal took over the EU presidency this summer.
May 10, 2007 - 9:08:23 AM

Europe
Blair to announce his stepping down today
London, May 10 - Tony Blair will Thursday formally announce his intention to stand down as Labour leader and end his decade as Britain's prime minister, Downing Street has confirmed.
May 10, 2007 - 8:42:29 AM

Europe
Hollywood's love-hate relationship with Cannes
Los Angeles, May 10 - Travel agents are hopping, stylists are going crazy and plastic surgeons are sharpening their scalpels in anticipation. The high and mighty of Hollywood are set to decamp en masse to the Cannes Film Festival for another annual session of partying, paparazzi-dodging, film watching and deal making.
May 10, 2007 - 8:22:45 AM

Europe
World Trade Organisation seeks new home
Geneva, May 9 - The head of the World Trade Organisation - confirmed Wednesday that the group was looking for bigger headquarters but refused to comment on rumours that this could be outside Geneva or even Switzerland.
May 9, 2007 - 11:44:47 PM

Europe
Greek terrorist gets consecutive life sentences
Athens, May 9 - The leader of deadly Greek terrorist group November 17, Alexandros Giotopoulos, was handed 17 consecutive life sentences by an appeal court Wednesday.
May 9, 2007 - 11:42:41 PM

Europe
Putin congratulates Russians on Victory Day anniversary
Moscow, May 9 - President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russian people Wednesday on the 62nd anniversary of victory against Nazi Germany in a speech at a military parade in Moscow.
May 9, 2007 - 4:16:25 PM

Europe
Arrests, arson mark third night of anti-Sarkozy protests
Paris, May 9 - Arrests were made for the third night in a row in France as violent protests broke out in Paris, Toulouse and Lyon over the election of conservative Nicolas Sarkozy as president, police said.
May 9, 2007 - 12:33:38 PM

Europe
Cannes marks 60 years as the world's leading film festival
Cannes -, May 9 - For 12 days this month the world movie business will decamp to Cannes, turning the Cote d'Azur town and its famous beachfront into the backdrop for what will be the 60th birthday of the world's most prestigious film festival.
May 9, 2007 - 9:39:53 AM

Europe
Historic power-sharing government in Northern Ireland
Belfast/London, May 8 - Northern Ireland embarked on a new era Tuesday as Protestants and Catholics joined in government in an historic pact between former political arch enemies.
May 8, 2007 - 6:09:06 PM

Europe
Iran accepts last-minute compromise in NPT talks
Vienna, May 8 - In a surprise move, Iran on Tuesday accepted a compromise in the wording of the agenda of a meeting preparing for the renewal of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 2010 to avert a collapse of the conference.
May 8, 2007 - 6:08:32 PM

Europe
Clijsters' had a great career, says ex-fiance Hewitt
Rome, May 8 - Belgian tennis star Kim Clijster's ex-fiance Lleyton Hewitt said that she retired from international tennis after having a great career.
May 8, 2007 - 2:05:54 PM

Europe
Reuters confirms takeover talks with Thomson
London, May 8 - News and financial group Reuters Tuesday confirmed that it is in takeover talks with data company Thomson and that the Canadian firm has made an offer to buy it.
May 8, 2007 - 2:02:50 PM

Europe
Snoop Dogg defends women in music videos
London, May 8 - Rapper Snoop Dogg has defended women who appear semi-naked in hip-hop music videos against accusations they are 'hos' and says they are just 'following their dreams'.
May 8, 2007 - 12:06:14 PM

Europe
British schools will be forced to build multicultural links
London, May 8 - To promote community relations, 'all-white' schools in Britain will have to send their children to multiethnic schools from September so they can mix with other races and religions.
May 8, 2007 - 10:42:34 AM

Europe
Schumacher to be at the Spanish Grand Prix on weekend
Barcelona, May 8 - Michael Schumacher has achieved virtually everything there is to achieve in Grand Prix racing, but he will celebrate another first.
May 8, 2007 - 9:19:41 AM

Europe
Mourinho preparing for final battle
London, May 8 - Wednesday's Premiership meeting between Chelsea and Manchester United will not be a title showdown, but it could yet be Jose Mourinho's final game at Stamford Bridge.
May 8, 2007 - 8:13:31 AM

Europe
Sarkozy prepares his presidency as Socialists weigh future
Paris, May 7 - French President-elect Nicolas Sarkozy left Paris for an undisclosed destination Monday with wife Cecilia and son Louis to rest for two days or three and to reflect on the formation of his government, aides said.
May 7, 2007 - 9:38:13 PM

Europe
Merkel congratulates Sarkozy after election victory
Berlin, May 7 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with Nicolas Sarkozy over telephone Monday and congratulated him on his 'great victory' in the French presidential elections.
May 7, 2007 - 8:54:25 PM

Europe
Hundreds arrested after Sarkozy victory in France
Paris, May 7 - French police arrested 270 people as scattered protests took place throughout the country after the victory of conservative Nicolas Sarkozy in Sunday's presidential election, the office of the national police - said Monday.
May 7, 2007 - 4:12:33 PM

Europe
Chelsea 'brilliant', says Mourinho
London, May 7 - Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho labelled his players as 'brilliant' despite his side's 1-1 draw with Arsenal that handed the English Premiership title to Manchester United.
May 7, 2007 - 1:35:42 PM

Europe
Bayern fans attack Nuremberg supporters
Wuerzburg -, May 7 - Police arrested 73 Bayern Munich fans after they attacked a group of Nuremberg supporters at a highway rest area.
May 7, 2007 - 12:45:01 PM

Europe
Premiership success can't ease Man U's Champions League regrets
London, May 7 - Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson admitted that although the Premiership has become his priority, he would love to be able to replay his side's Champions League semi-final against AC Milan again.
May 7, 2007 - 12:24:26 PM

Europe
Werder Bremen keep up the pressure on Stuttgart and Schalke
Hamburg, May 7 - Werder Bremen kept up the pressure on Bundesliga table-toppers Schalke 04 and VfB Stuttgart with a 4-1 victory at Hertha Berlin.
May 7, 2007 - 12:23:57 PM

Europe
Roeder quits as Newcastle boss
London, May 7 - Glenn Roeder resigned as manager of Newcastle United after being called to an emergency board meeting, fuelling speculation that the former Bolton manager Sam Allardyce could be installed as his successor.
May 7, 2007 - 11:37:19 AM

Europe
Van Nistelrooy keeps Real Madrid in Liga title race
Madrid, May 7 - Real Madrid came from behind to beat Sevilla 3-2 in a stormy clash, with two goals from new league scoring leader Ruud Van Nistelrooy in the Primera Liga football tournament.
May 7, 2007 - 11:36:52 AM

Europe
Disappointing season still brings in money for Bayern
Munich, May 7 - Dethroned German champions Bayern Munich, who will end the season without winning a title, will still be able to post their most profitable earnings in the club's history, said an official Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
May 7, 2007 - 11:36:28 AM

Europe
Sarkozy 'to give everything to France'
Paris, May 7 - President-elect Nicolas Sarkozy said in his victory speech that he was ready to 'give everything to France'.
May 7, 2007 - 10:36:15 AM

Europe
Anti-Sarkozy demonstrations turn violent
Paris, May 7 - Dozens of cars and rubbish containers were set on fire overnight during protests against Nicolas Sarkozy's win in France's presidential elections, and police fired tear gas and clashed with young people in Bastille Square in Paris.
May 7, 2007 - 9:42:10 AM

Europe
How Sarkozy won and Royal lost the French presidency
Paris, May 7 - France's conservative president-elect Nicolas Sarkozy won Sunday's election nearly four months before the actual vote took place, thanks largely to a fatal miscalculation by his opponent, Segolene Royal.
May 7, 2007 - 9:07:47 AM

Europe
Latest mobile phones need virus protection
Bonn -, May 7 - It's a brave new world for mobile phones as many tasks such as e-mails and web surfing that used to be the exclusive realm of computers have now shifted to phones.
May 7, 2007 - 8:54:31 AM

Europe
Nicolas Sarkozy, France's neo-conservative president
Paris, May 7 - France's new president-elect, Nicolas Sarkozy, represents a new type of leader for the country in many ways.
May 7, 2007 - 8:45:05 AM

Europe
Advertising in motion aboard a Velotaxi in Berlin
Berlin, May 7 - They are nimble vehicles, adding a splash of rainbow colour on the roads as they take visitors on tours around the German capital.
May 7, 2007 - 8:12:12 AM

Europe
French vote in large numbers to elect president
Paris, May 6 - The French were going to the polls in large numbers Sunday to elect a president to follow Jacques Chirac as head of state for the next five years.
May 6, 2007 - 11:44:29 PM

Europe
Manchester United win English Premiership title
London, May 6 - Manchester United were crowned English Premiership champions Sunday after Chelsea, their nearest challengers, were held to a 1-1 draw by Arsenal.
May 6, 2007 - 11:43:00 PM

Europe
Woolmer may have been 'poisoned by weed killer'
London, May 6 - Forensic investigation in the death of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer suggests that the Englishman might have ingested enough weed killer to kill him in the hours before his death.
May 6, 2007 - 8:38:04 PM

Europe
Bobby Robson diagnosed with cancer for fifth time
London, May 6 - Former England manager Sir Bobby Robson is ready to fight against cancer for the fifth time.
May 6, 2007 - 2:15:20 PM

Europe
French begin voting in presidential election
Paris, May 6 - Former interior minister Nicolas Sarkozy was the heavy favourite as France's 44.5 million registered voters began casting their polls Sunday to elect their next president.
May 6, 2007 - 1:38:48 PM

Europe
Now Spanish wines woo the Indian connoisseur
Ciudad Real -, May 6 - With Indians increasingly developing a taste for premium wines, a dozen Indian importers and traders are participating in Fenavin, the Spanish wine fair that opens in this balmy wine haven, 188 km from Madrid in southern Spain Monday.
May 6, 2007 - 12:21:33 PM

Europe
Fonda pays surprise tribute to Larry King
London, May 6 - Hollywood star Jane Fonda surprised her friend and CNN anchorman Larry King by turning up in person during a special show to honour his 50 years in the business.
May 6, 2007 - 12:08:26 PM

Europe
Bashir Ahmad is first Asian member of Scottish parliament
London, May 6 - Bashir Ahmad, an India-born businessman from Glasgow, has become the first Asian to be elected Member of the Scottish Parliament -.
May 6, 2007 - 11:30:31 AM

Europe
Barcelona in driver's seat after beating Real Sociedad
Madrid, May 6 - Barcelona are still very much in the driver's seat in Spain after winning 2-0 against troubled Real Sociedad in the Primera Liga football tournament.
May 6, 2007 - 11:20:59 AM

Europe
UK customers unhappy with Indian call centres: Survey
London, May 6 - A new industry survey reveals a high level of customer dissatisfaction with the quality of service provided by call centres in India, prompting calls by unions to return offshored jobs back to Britain.
May 6, 2007 - 8:48:00 AM

Europe
Greenhouse effect at Documenta art expo in Germany
Kassel -, May 6 - When the Documenta 12 art exhibition opens in Germany June 16, some of the world's most admired art of the present day will be arrayed in a sprawling plastic greenhouse on a palace lawn in Kassel city.
May 6, 2007 - 8:01:33 AM

Europe
Presidential voting begins in French overseas territories
Paris, May 5 - Voting in the French presidential elections began in the country's overseas territories Saturday, a day before polls open in mainland France, French news media reported.
May 5, 2007 - 7:13:16 PM

Europe
Labour's loss in Scotland casts shadow over PM-in-waiting Brown
London, May 5 - The Labour party finds itself in a piquant situation - Chancellor Gordon Brown, a Scot, is poised to take over from Tony Blair as the next prime minister, but the party has just lost its 50-year domination of Scotland politics.
May 5, 2007 - 5:01:07 PM

Europe
Pope supports Iran's right to peaceful nuclear energy
Rome, May 5, - Pope Benedict XVI supported Iran's right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, IRNA news agency reported.
May 5, 2007 - 4:59:08 PM

Europe
Vienna ready for Euro opener
Vienna, May 5 - Almost 400 days before the first match of UEFA Euro 2008, the Vienna organisation committee said they are ready to guarantee fans of all age groups a joyous and safe football feast.
May 5, 2007 - 12:52:16 PM

Europe
Hanover edge closer to international football
Hanover, May 5 - Bundesliga club Hanover 96 retained their chance of qualifying for international football next season with a 2-0 league victory over rivals Energie Cottbus.
May 5, 2007 - 11:45:41 AM

Europe
Mini-continent once joined to India discovered
Bremerhaven -, May 5 - A mini-continent that was formerly joined to India has been discovered deep under the southern oceans by the world's most powerful ice research vessel, said German scientists.
May 5, 2007 - 9:44:52 AM

Europe
Pope faces tough challenges in Brazil
Vatican City, May 5 - If the Catholic Church is the world's biggest organised religion, it is largely thanks to Latin America, where nearly half of its 1.1 billion followers live. But in recent decades, Latin America has also become a source of constant trouble for Rome.
May 5, 2007 - 7:48:19 AM

Europe
Ukrainian parliament agree on election plan to end crisis
Kiev, May 4 - Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko Friday agreed with his political opponent Viktor Yanukovich to hold national parliament elections, as a first step towards ending the country's month-old constitutional crisis.
May 4, 2007 - 9:59:44 PM

Europe
Reuters confirms it has become takeover target
London, May 4 - Reuters, the international news and financial information service, confirmed Friday that it had become a takeover target.
May 4, 2007 - 6:54:10 PM

Europe
Blair on lookout for high-profile job
London, May 4 - The job prospects for Tony Blair once he steps down as Labour leader and prime minister range from taking on a high-profile position in the European Union - to becoming a roving ambassador for Africa and the Middle East, press reports said Friday.
May 4, 2007 - 6:26:30 PM

Europe
C.Ronaldo named England's footballer of the Year
London, May 4 - Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United was named footballer of the Year Friday for an unprecedented sweep of England's three major individual soccer honours this season.
May 4, 2007 - 6:25:38 PM

Europe
Cucuta thrash Toluca in Libertadores Cup football
Rio de Janeiro, May 4 - Juan Manuel Martinez completed his hat-trick in 13 minutes, pacing Colombian champions Cucuta of Mexico to a 5-1 win over Toluca in their football's Libertadores Cup third round first leg tie.
May 4, 2007 - 2:11:12 PM

Europe
Unusual security measures for basketball meet
Athens, May 4 - About 20,000 officers have been deployed from Athens and other Greek cities to prevent violence during the Euroleague final four basketball tournament.
May 4, 2007 - 2:10:35 PM

Europe
Labour facing election loss as Blair era draws to a close
London, May 4 - As the Tony Blair era draws to a close, the Labour Party looks set to suffer its worst election losses in 50 years in England and Wales as results of the local elections began to be announced Friday.
May 4, 2007 - 1:39:09 PM

Europe
Chandrasekaran's book in non-fiction award shortlist
London, May 4 - A book by Indian-origin author Rajiv Chandrasekaran, a former Washington Post bureau chief in Baghdad, is among six books short-listed for the Samuel Johnson non-fiction prize worth 30,000 pounds.
May 4, 2007 - 1:37:18 PM

Europe
World has eight years left to save climate: UN
Bangkok, May 4 - Climate experts and representatives from 105 countries Friday released a 24-page report on means of mitigating the worse impacts of global warming after five days of heated debates to reach a consensus on the document.
May 4, 2007 - 1:22:28 PM

Europe
Labour Party racks up early losses in local UK polls
London, May 4 - Britain's ruling Labour Party was suffering disappointing returns in local and regional elections, the last of the Blair era, but the results that rolled in early Friday showed that in many areas the party was able to avert expected heavy losses.
May 4, 2007 - 12:44:33 PM

Europe
Sevilla, Espanyol set up maiden all-Spanish UEFA final
Seville -, May 4 - Defending champions Sevilla will face Espanyol in the first ever all-Spanish UEFA Cup final in Glasgow May 16 after both sides celebrated victories in their respective semi-final matches.
May 4, 2007 - 12:02:55 PM

Europe
Miss England to star in Bollywood movie
London, May 4 - Miss England winner Eleanor Glynn has been selected to play a role in the musical 'India Rocks', a movie directed by Aditya Raj Kapoor.
May 4, 2007 - 11:42:39 AM

Europe
British candidate flayed for targeting Muslim voters
London, May 4 - A letter-leaflet in English and Gujarati to voters by a Muslim candidate in Gloucester stirred up a controversy during the elections to local bodies in England, Scotland and Wales.
May 4, 2007 - 11:11:06 AM

Europe
Kolkata-born doctor who delivered Diana's sons dead
London, May 4 - Kolkata-born George Pinker, a surgeon-gynaecologist in Britain who delivered Princess Diana's two sons and attended at the birth of nine royal children, has died at the age of 82.
May 4, 2007 - 10:37:29 AM

Europe
Eleanor takes last of Raj memories with her
London, May 4 - Eleanor Hopkinson, wife of the last British political officer and resident in Sikkim, who was one of the very few western women to have travelled extensively in the old Tibet, has died at the age of 101.
May 4, 2007 - 10:25:26 AM

Europe
Brazilian goals take Sevilla back to UEFA Cup final
Seville -, May 4 - A 2-0 defeat of defensive Osasuna put defending champions Sevilla back into the UEFA Cup final.
May 4, 2007 - 9:10:59 AM

Europe
UK's Labour Party braced for losses in local elections
London, May 4 - Britain's ruling Labour Party was braced Friday for heavy losses in local elections, which are the last of the Tony Blair era.
May 4, 2007 - 9:10:34 AM

Europe
Kamal Nath vows Oxford audience with focus on 'aam admi'
Oxford, May 4 - Basking in the glory of Indian entrepreneurs striking mega deals to take over British businesses, Indian Commerce Minister Kamal Nath Thursday said India was committed to a strategy of calibrated economic reforms that did not lose sight of the complexities of its society.
May 4, 2007 - 9:09:51 AM

Europe
Thinking like rats: why humans fail to act on climate change
Hamburg/Kassel, May 4 - Many people know about the dangers of global warming, but only few act.
May 4, 2007 - 8:32:03 AM

Europe
New German attempt to break nuclear impasse on Iran
Berlin, May 3 - In an attempt to break the impasse over Iran's nuclear programme, the German government has suggested setting up a 'special area' where the International Atomic Energy Agency - can carry out uranium enrichment for newcomers to the nuclear club.
May 3, 2007 - 7:40:37 PM

Europe
Manager Ferguson admits better team won
London, May 3 - Manchester United bowed out of the Champions League football with their manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, admitting they had been outplayed by AC Milan in every department.
May 3, 2007 - 2:23:34 PM

Europe
AC Milan crush Man Utd, enter Champions League final
Milan, May 3 - AC Milan produced a stunning performance to beat Manchester United 3-0 in the second leg of their Champions League football semi-final to set up a repeat of the 2005 final against Liverpool.
May 3, 2007 - 2:21:02 PM

Europe
Another NRI 'honour killing' trial hits UK headlines
London, May 3 - In yet another case of suspected 'honour killings' in families of South Asian origin, a court was told that a Sikh woman sentenced her daughter-in-law to death after finding out that she was having an affair.
May 3, 2007 - 2:10:48 PM

Europe
A.Q. Khan's network is still active, claims new report
London, May 3 - The clandestine network trading in nuclear material and technology set up by Pakistani scientist A.Q. Khan is still very much in business and actively involved in proliferation, according to a report in The Independent.
May 3, 2007 - 1:55:51 PM

Europe
'Sikh woman's murder plotted in UK, executed in India'
London, May 3 - A Sikh customs officer at Heathrow airport was allegedly murdered by her mother-in-law and husband after they had lured her to India on the pretext of attending a family wedding, a court here has heard.
May 3, 2007 - 12:01:54 PM

Europe
Tommy Hilfiger's bid to end racist rumours
London, May 3 - Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger is appearing on the Oprah Winfrey show to end rumours that he was once kicked off the show for making racist remarks.
May 3, 2007 - 11:57:25 AM

Europe
Prince Harry's deployment in Iraq to be delayed
London, May 3 - Prince Harry's deployment in Iraq will be postponed until the rest of his unit are familiar with their new surroundings, British tabloid newspaper The Sun reported.
May 3, 2007 - 11:05:00 AM

Europe
Scotland's 'granite city' imports stone from India
Aberdeen -, May 3 - This heritage town has been synonymous with granite for over two centuries. But winds of economic change in recent years have forced it to import granite from India to feed the booming local construction industry.
May 3, 2007 - 9:11:15 AM

Europe
Putin signs order to form new Russian airline
Moscow, May 2 - Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday signed an order establishing a new airline that is to be the country's second biggest after Aeroflot, the Kremlin said.
May 2, 2007 - 10:54:44 PM

Europe
Britney Spears stages comeback
Los Angeles, May 2 - Trying to kick start her flagging career after a failed marriage and reports of substance abuse problems, pop princess Britney Spears has made her first appearance on stage in almost three years, performing for 20 minutes at a San Diego nightclub.
May 2, 2007 - 10:53:05 PM

Europe
Georgia may consider hosting US missile shield
Moscow, May 2 - Georgia Wednesday said that it may consider to host a US missile shield system on its soil if Washington puts up a request.
May 2, 2007 - 6:37:03 PM

Europe
Berlin-Islam talks have been frank: minister
Berlin, May 2 - Seven months of talks to ease frictions between Muslims and the German government have been 'frank', but German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Wednesday he took that as a sign of sincerity.
May 2, 2007 - 5:25:49 PM

Europe
High hopes for all-Spanish UEFA Cup final
Madrid, May 2 - There are high hopes in Spain for an all-Spanish UEFA Cup final, unless history repeats itself for Espanyol Barcelona.
May 2, 2007 - 1:00:11 PM

Europe
Bayern Munich agree to terms with Toni, Klose
Munich, May 2 - Bundesliga club Bayern Munich have agreed to terms with international strikers Luca Toni and Miroslav Klose, according to German media reports.
May 2, 2007 - 12:52:02 PM

Europe
Blair endorses Brown to take over as next British PM
London, May 2 - For the first time since announcing plans in September 2006 to step down from office in 2007, Tony Blair has publicly lent his support to Chancellor Gordon Brown taking over as the next British prime minister 'in the next few weeks'.
May 2, 2007 - 9:14:40 AM

Europe
London should remain a diverse world city: Mayor
London, May 2 - In a major boost to the campaign to protest changes to immigration rules that have adversely affected highly skilled migrants from India and other non-European union countries, London mayor Ken Livingstone has come out in their support and has urged the government to reverse the changes.
May 2, 2007 - 8:35:04 AM

Europe
Woolmer's killer came from outside Jamaica: Shields
London, May 1 - In an interesting revelation, deputy police commissioner of Jamaica, Mark Shields said that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was murdered by an outsider and the assailant was not from the Caribbean.
May 1, 2007 - 5:36:35 PM

Europe
Blair's decade in office: a legacy of war and waste?
London, May 1 - As British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the ruling Labour party celebrate the 10th anniversary of coming to power Tuesday, critics are beginning to call his decade in office as one of 'war and waste'.
May 1, 2007 - 12:04:10 PM

Europe
Jayasuriya, Arnold and Atapattu sign up for Lashings
London, May 1 - Fresh from the World Cup, three Sri Lankan players - Russel Arnold, Marvan Atapattu and Sanath Jayasuriya - have committed their immediate futures to Lashings World XI, the Kent-based Harlem Globetrotters of cricket.
May 1, 2007 - 12:01:44 PM

Europe
Jolie make 'big' demands to keep Pitt happy
London, May 1 - Actress Angelina Jolie apparently makes outrageous demands to keep boyfriend Brad Pitt happy while she films her new movie 'Wanted' in the Czech Republic.
May 1, 2007 - 11:49:38 AM

Europe
Kolkata to fund repair of Raja Rammohun Roy's tomb in Bristol
Bristol, May 1 - The Kolkata Municipal Corporation - has promised to provide funds to the Bristol-based expert on the life and times of Indian social reformer Raja Rammohun Roy to undertake repairs on his tomb where his remains lie buried.
May 1, 2007 - 10:25:32 AM

Europe
Simple dietary changes may improve sex life
London, May 1 - Here's good news for women suffering from sexual dysfunction - a few simple dietary changes could improve their sex drive, say researchers.
May 1, 2007 - 9:25:39 AM

Europe
Archives release may reveal new Holocaust victims
Bad Arolsen -, May 1 - The opening of one of the world's most extensive archives dealing with Nazi concentration camps and forced labour may reveal the names of many previously unknown Holocaust victims, according to the archives chief, Reto Meister.
May 1, 2007 - 8:30:56 AM

Europe
Critics say Blair's legacy is 'war and waste'
London, May 1 - With British Prime Minister Tony Blair set to step down after an eventful decade in office, critics are beginning to call the period he spent in office as one of 'war and waste'.
May 1, 2007 - 7:53:01 AM

Europe
Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to fight terrorism together
Ankara, April 30 - Afghanistan and Pakistan Monday agreed to join hands in fighting terrorism and deny sanctuary and training to terrorists and block routes of financing terror acts in each other's country.
Apr 30, 2007 - 7:09:29 PM

Europe
PSV retain Dutch football league title
Eindhoven -, April 30 - Defending champions PSV Eindhoven thrashed Vitesse Arnhem 5-1 in a thrilling finale to finish on 75 points with a goal advantage over Ajax to retain the Dutch football league title.
Apr 30, 2007 - 4:06:48 PM

Europe
Kashmir report now goes to European Parliament plenary
Brussels, April 30 - A controversial Kashmir report that has raised the hackles of Pakistan is now going to be debated by a plenary session of European Parliament - in the third week of May.
Apr 30, 2007 - 3:24:22 PM

Europe
Banned Austrian skiers ready to give DNA samples
Vienna, April 30 - Six Austrian skiers banned for life from the Olympics for their role in a doping affair at the 2006 Turin Winter Games said that they are prepared to provide DNA samples to prove their innocence.
Apr 30, 2007 - 3:07:21 PM

Europe
Inter Milan celebrate title before home crowd
Milan, April 30 - Defending champions Inter Milan beat guests Empoli 3-1 as their fans continued celebrations on home turf for the 15th Serie A title secured a week ago.
Apr 30, 2007 - 3:06:25 PM

Europe
Barcelona, Sevilla, Madrid register comfortable wins
Madrid, April 30 - There was no change atop the Spanish Liga as all the top football clubs with Barcelona, Sevilla and Real Madrid won their respective matches against lowly opponents.
Apr 30, 2007 - 3:05:44 PM

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