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Mandelson makes stunning return to British cabinet
London, Oct 3 (IANS) European Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson, considered a key Labour strategist, is to be appointed business secretary in a stunning return to the British cabinet Friday.

Friday, October 03, 2008 5:48:24 PM

British store flayed for selling jackets with concealed knives
London, Oct 3 (IANS) In a city which has witnessed 27 knife deaths this year alone, a clothing store has shocked people by selling jackets with hidden knives attached inside.

Friday, October 03, 2008 4:58:59 PM

Brown brings back 'old hands' in reshuffle
London, Oct 3 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Friday undertook a cabinet reshuffle that saw the departure of Defence Secretary Des Browne and the return to the cabinet of Peter Mandelson, a senior New Labour figure and current European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner.

Friday, October 03, 2008 4:57:31 PM

'Great Escape' artist of World War II dies at 95
London, Oct 3 (IANS) The man whose World War II prison exploits inspired the Hollywood blockbuster, The Great Escape, is no more.

Friday, October 03, 2008 4:06:44 PM

Senior Russian military official arrested on embezzlement charges
Moscow, Oct 3 (RIA Novosti) A senior military officer of Russia has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and abuse of office, investigators said Friday.

Friday, October 03, 2008 4:04:30 PM

Political storm over Ian Blair's resignation as police chief
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Sir Ian Blair's resignation as London police chief has resulted in a political furore, with the home secretary blaming Mayor Boris Johnson for not following procedures while forcing him out of his job.

Friday, October 03, 2008 4:04:11 PM

Swedish Academy sets date for Nobel prize announcement
Stockholm, Oct 3 (DPA) The 2008 winner of the Nobel Literature Prize will be announced Oct 9, the Swedish Academy said Friday.

Friday, October 03, 2008 3:25:43 PM

Rally in London Oct 4 against anti-Christian violence in Orissa
London, Oct 3 (IANS) A rally calling for an end to the current wave of anti-Christian vio-lence in the Indian state of Orissa will take place in London Saturday Oct 4.

Friday, October 03, 2008 3:24:35 PM

OPEC crude price lowers
Vienna Oct 3 (DPA) The price for crude oil produced by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) eased by a further $0.72 Thursday, OPEC said Friday.

Friday, October 03, 2008 3:01:20 PM

Rare Punjab photos of colonial era in London exhibition
Leicester, Oct 3 (IANS) Rare photos of the nineteenth and early twentieth century from Punjab are on display at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) in London in an exhibition until late November.

Friday, October 03, 2008 2:54:10 PM

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