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No contest plea by Lohan over theft

A lawyer entered a no contest plea yesterday for Lindsay Lohan in the theft of a necklace.

The actress did not appear in court in the case involving a $2,500 (€1,700) necklace. Lohan (24) did not acknowledge guilt, but the court will log a conviction.

Burglars break in to prison for tools

Burglars broke into the grounds of a prison where they managed to make off with valuable equipment.

The thieves broke in through the fence at HMP Sudbury in Derbyshire before stealing metalwork tools used by inmates.

£20,000 for luxury Muslim clock

The company behind the world's most expensive clock has unveiled its latest creation -- the world's first luxury Muslim prayer clock.

Smith of Derby launched the prayer clock, which comes with a gold-leaf finish, and sells for £20,000 (€23,000).

Twins key to living a long, healthy life

Women who have twins tend to be healthier and longer-living than average, a study has found. They also appear to be more fertile.

Scientists based the findings on records for more than 58,700 women from Utah, the US, born between 1807 and 1899.

Car thief caught by victim's iPhone

Police were able to capture a serial car thief after one of his victims left his iPhone in the vehicle.

The owner was able to track his truck's location in Colorado though the phone's GPS while updating the police.

Palin's corrective surgery on jaw

Bristol Palin admits her recent change in appearance was due to a procedure -- but not plastic surgery.

The 20-year-old daughter of Sarah Palin told 'Us Weekly' that she underwent corrective jaw surgery in December. Her face now appears thinner, with higher cheekbones and an angular jaw.

Bust results in law to cover up boobs

Bare-breasted baristas will have to cover up after police discovered nudity and gambling at so-called lingerie cafes in a California suburb.

More than three dozen of the coffeehouses operate in Garden Grove, and some waitresses have been serving customers in the nude. The City Council has voted 4-0 to ban nudity, gambling and smoking in the sexy cafes.

Irish Independent