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London sells off ‘ghost’ station in austerity drive

The British government has sold off a disused London underground station used as a secret wartime command center, as part of its drive to repair battered public finances.

First lady tries to stay out of Obama’s ear

WASHINGTON: Amercian First Lady Michelle Obama says she tries not to tell President Barack Obama what to do because “he’s got enough people in his ear.”

Florida-based firm to build first ever floating city

FLORIDA: An ambitious plan to build a “Freedom Ship” capable of housing almost 50,000 people on a free-floating vessel is seeking $10 billion in funding.

Salinger stories leaked online

AUSTIN, Taxes: Three unpublished stories from reclusive US author J.D.

Berlin film fest to honor UK director Loach

BERLIN: The 64th Berlin film festival in February will award veteran British director Ken Loach an honorary Golden Bear prize for lifetime achievement and present a retrospective of his work, organize

Hollywood film-shoots boost struggling Spanish islands

Barefoot young men in ragged clothes disembark from a 19th century-style whaling ship bobbing in the bay off the Spanish island of Gomera.

Anti-veil ‘beauty’ campaign in Xinjiang sows ugly tensions

A Chinese government worker in the ancient Silk Road oasis of Kashgar beckons two women to her streetside stand and logs their details under the gaze of a surveillance camera.

Ashes cricket game taken off sale

LONDON: The official video game for the Ashes cricket series has been pulled from sale after gamers branded it “shameful,” “embarrassing” and “farcical.”

‘108 Rock Star Guitars’ reveals battle-ax beauty

NEW YORK: Sometimes, a picture is worth a thousand songs.

Australian hotel proud of its Justin Bieber graffiti

SYDNEY: An Australian hotel is declaring itself a graffiti Belieber, despite being at odds with the city government.

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