Style Icon: Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto has taken tinsel town and beyond by storm with her girl-next-door charm and sharp fashion choices. Confident, smart and vivacious, Pinto has consistently raised her style quotient over the course of time. From sizzling on the red carpet of A-list events to gracing the covers of fashion magazines, the Slumdog Millionaire actor has been a classic style icon. ...

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Football: Hernandez spares Utd blushes

Manchester United fans are used to dramatic finishes, but not against Stoke City at Old Trafford. Alex Ferguson’s recently published autobiography maybe full of tales of derring-do against more illustrious opposition, but these are wildly different days at United at present.

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Saudi women defy female driving ban

Women in Saudi Arabia demonstrate against their nation’s de facto ban on female drivers — by getting behind the steering wheel.

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Germany sends intel officials to U.S.

Germany is sending intelligence officials to Washington amid outrage over claims the U.S. National Security Agency monitored German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cell phone.

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Afghanistan set to press Pakistan over Mullah Baradar

KABUL: Afghanistan will demand an explanation from Pakistan on the whereabouts of a former Taliban second-in-command when the leaders of both countries meet next week to discuss how to end years of insurgency, an Afghan official said on Saturday. The whereabouts of Mullah Baradar has been the source of intense speculation since Pakistan announced his release on September 20. Pakistani sources ...

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Afghan-Nato soldier row turns deadly

An Afghan soldier is killed at a military base in the capital Kabul after a row with international troops turned violent, officials say.

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Japan will ‘stand up to China’ – Abe

Japan will reassert its influence and stand up to China, warns Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in words likely to inflame already tense relations.

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India traders ‘cheating consumers’ with onion prices: Minister

NEW DELHI: India’s ruling Congress government has accused traders of cheating consumers as it struggles to reduce the cost of the vegetable known as the “poor man’s food” ahead of a string of state polls. The price of onions, a staple in Indian cooking, have gone through the roof in the past few months, quadrupling to as much as INR100 a ...

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Stevenson statue unveiled by Rankin

The first outdoor statue of Robert Louis Stevenson in the city of of his birth has been unveiled by fellow Edinburgh author Ian Rankin.

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Liverpool 4-1 West Bromwich Albion

Luis Suarez scores a hat-trick as Liverpool secure an easy win against West Bromwich Albion to move second in the Premier League table.

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