Greenpeace has blocked a tanker carrying more than 30,000 tonnes of palm oil from leaving an Indonesian port to protest against forest destruction blamed on plantations, the environmental group said on Thursday.
A Bulgarian woman and a Romanian man have the world's best-looking bottoms, according to the jury of a backside beauty contest sponsored by Sloggi, a lingerie firm, a company spokeswoman said Thursday, November 1st.
They're young, beautiful, poised and ambitious -and confined to wheelchairs. Meet the new stars of the catwalk, at a modelling competition for the disabled.young women from across Europe joined the competition in the northern German city of Hanover this month.
Lipsticks tested by a U.S. consumer rights group found that more than half contained lead and some popular brands including Cover Girl, L'Oreal and Christian Dior had more lead than others, the group said on Thursday.
German retail sales plummeted in August, official data showed Friday, another sign that a long-awaited contribution to the eurozone's biggest economy was still some way off. Retail sales fell by 1.4 percent from July, and by 2.
German retail sales posted a surprise drop of 1.4 percent in August from the previous month, and shed 2.2 percent from August 2006, preliminary data released Friday, September 28th by the national statistics office showed.
The French founder and former boss of the cosmetics chain Marionnaud was fined Wednesday, september 6th for illegally peddling thousands of free samples of luxury perfume by Kenzo, Dior and Yves-Saint Laurent.