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After 13 years Helen Fielding has started working on a third novel centered around the famous Bridget Jones , who was born out in 1995 of a weekly column in The Independent.

More than 15 millions copies were sold of the first two books (Bridget Jones’ Diary and The Edge of Reason), which inspired two films, starring Renee Zellweger as Bridget (photo, from telegraph.co.uk). (more…)

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Tony Blair and George Bush (photo) were branded war criminal by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who called for both men to be taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, for their role in the Iraq war. (more…)

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Sugar is as damaging and addictive as alcohol or tobacco, and should therefore be regulated, according to a team of health experts from the University of California, San Francisco. (photo from radio-canada.ca) (more…)

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The UK is the only EU member state which refused to back a tax and budget pact – known as a “fiscal compact” – aimed at tackling the eurozone debt crisis.

UK prime minister David Cameron (photo, from guardian.co.uk) said he had to protect key British interests, including its financial markets. (more…)

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The leaders of the 16 Commonwealth countries unanimously agreed on Friday to change succession laws, allowing sons and daughters of any future UK monarch to have equal right to the throne, in a historic blow for women’s rights. (more…)

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On Monday UK prime minister David Cameron (photo, from aljazeera.net) said that in order to prevent last week’s several nights of riots from happening again his government will work to mend the country’s “broken society” as well as fight against its “moral collapse”. (more…)

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27-year-old singer Amy Winehouse (photo, from lemonde.fr) was found dead at her London home on Saturday. (more…)

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