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Barbie gets Islamic makeover


The “Hijarbie”, created by 24-year-old Nigerian woman Haneefah Adam, will be initially available in the US and will be sold in the UK from mid-March.

David Cameron faces Tory revolt over EU vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron is facing a revolt from among his Conservatives for encouraging legislators to ignore their local party’s views on an upcoming European Union membership referendum

UK press takes swipe at Julian Assange, UN panel

Julian Assange

British newspaper columnists on Saturday took aim at Julian Assange and the UN panel that found the anti-secrecy campaigner had been “arbitrarily detained”.

Jos Buttler won’t let IPL bids distract him

Jos Buttler

England star Jos Buttler says he will focus all his efforts on making another sizeable contribution to his country’s limited-overs revolution on Saturday as the second ODI coincides with the auction f

Leicester ready for acid test

Manchester City host Leicester City in the English Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

Claudio Ranieri believes Leicester will pass an acid test of their title credentials with flying colours when the shock Premier League leaders face Manchester City on Saturday.

UK Gurkhas fall prey to £50 million ‘Ponzi scheme’

Hundreds of Gurkhas and Nepalese community members in the UK may have lost their life savings as they are believed to have fallen prey to a suspected £50 million Ponzi scheme, the police said on Thurs

‘Antarctic ice loss may raise global sea level’

Loss of ice in Antarctica caused by a warming ocean could raise global sea levels by three metres, a new study has warned.

‘Michelangelo worked despite arthritic hands’


Renowned Italian artist Michelangelo likely suffered from arthritis in his later years, but addiction to work may have extended the use of his hands right up until he died, a new study suggests.

Blues continue unbeaten run

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas (right) tackles Odion Ighalo of Watford in their English Premier League match at the Vicarage Road Stadi

Chelsea captain John Terry began his long goodbye by marshalling his defence to a clean sheet in a 0-0 draw at Watford in the Premier League on Wednesday.

Though the victory march of the Bharatiya Janata Party that began in 2014 was brought to a halt in 2015 with major setbacks in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections, there seems to be a reversal of t

The film Airlift is a commercial success. I was bewildered by its repeated attempts to suppress what is true and suggest what is false.