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Catherine Hours

Catherine Hours

    NGOs launch legal action against France over climate
    NGOs launch legal action against France over climate
    A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including Greenpeace and Oxfam have launched a lawsuit against the French state accusing it of...
    Europe’s rhinos the latest target
    Europe’s rhinos the latest target
    This week’s brutal killing of a rhinoceros in its enclosure at a French zoo points to a new European frontier for poachers that must be closed as...
    World gets ready to rock for Live Earth
    World gets ready to rock for Live Earth
    From New York to the Antarctic, from Shanghai to Rio de Janeiro, the world is getting ready to rock on Saturday as organisers of the Live Earth...
    New Yorkers hope for moustache renaissance
    New Yorkers hope for moustache renaissance
    "I think it's sexy," Donald Bradford (26) says of the bushy growth that has adorned his upper lip for the past two months.
    'God or the Girl': Catholic priesthood hits reality TV
    'God or the Girl': Catholic priesthood hits reality TV
    God has finally come to United States reality television -- and against all guesses the oddball match has delighted the Roman Catholic Church.
    Eye to eye, in search of a soulmate
    Eye to eye, in search of a soulmate
    "The eyes are the window of the soul." For New York's partying singles, that's the new credo for a good time and possibly a new partner.
    US may soon salute Mrs President
    US may soon salute Mrs President
    Americans are getting used to the idea of being led by a female president, with political observers dreaming of a showdown between Secretary of...
    Writing is on the wall for New York graffiti artists
    Writing is on the wall for New York graffiti artists
    Having waged a long and largely successful war against its prolific graffiti artists, New York is seeking to disarm the city's hold-out "spray-painting punks" once and for all....
    Iron stomach needed for exhibition of Chinese bodies
    Iron stomach needed for exhibition of Chinese bodies
    Skinned and dissected, muscles, tendons and organs in full view, 22 bodies provided by a Chinese university have become one of the most controversial exhibitions seen in New York in recent years....
    Former Tyco executives sent to jail
    Former Tyco executives sent to jail
    Former Tyco International chief Dennis Kozlowski and his top lieutenant, Mark Swartz, were each sentenced to up to 25 years in prison in New York...
    'Dentally speaking, we all want to go to Hollywood'
    'Dentally speaking, we all want to go to Hollywood'
    Dazzlingly white, perfectly aligned ... and now with a touch of glamour: New York cosmetic dentists are offering smiles fit for a movie star.