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Marie Antoinette watch unveiled — just 200 years late

Time waits for no man, or woman -- even a queen, as Marie Antoinette found to her cost amid the tumult of the French Revolution in the late 18th century. France's last queen was to have received the "most complicated and most sophisticated" watch possible back in 1783 at the behest of an admirer.

Global economic growth ‘robust’, says ECB

Global economic growth is "robust" but inflation risks remain as markets absorb the impact of the United States subprime crisis and higher food prices, European Central Bank (ECB) chief Jean-Claude Trichet said on Monday. "Food is a very big problem" stoking inflationary pressures, Trichet said.

Runny honey causes bee scare in Switzerland

A leak of honey at a Swiss transport company drew a swarm of hungry bees and forced the emergency services to step in, police said on Tuesday. Hundreds of litres of honey flooded out of a damaged barrel, which was part of a shipment from Mexico, and thousands of bees spread the word that the feast was on, said Basel police spokesperson Klaus Mannhart.

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