Average girl spends 4 years of her life on phone!

Average girl spends 4 years of her life on phone!London, Apr 28 : Girl-phone affair has long been known to mankind. And now, a new study has claimed that girls spend more than four years of their lives "on the beloved".

The new UK study has found that women will make or receive an average of 288,000 calls in their lifetime.

Those calls last a total of 42,000 hours - or 4.75 years.

As far as men are concerned, they are not much of "yappers"- their 277,000 calls in a lifetime take up 28,500 hours or 3.25 years, reports The Sun.

Meet Cheryl Cole, the tomboy

Meet Cheryl Cole, the tomboyLondon, Apr 28 : Cheryl Cole, who's known for her exquisite feminine style, has revealed she used to be a tomboy.

The Girls Aloud babe told Hello! magazine that as a teen she wore baggy jeans and jumpers - then discovered "girlie clothes and high heels".

She also admitted that hubby Ashley Cole still prefers her dressed down in a tracksuit than the glammed look.

"He thinks I look cutest in a casual tracksuit with my hair pulled back at home," The Sun quoted Cole, as telling the magazine.

Shearer still awaiting first Newcastle win

Alan ShearerLondon - Portsmouth denied Alan Shearer his first win as Newcastle United manager after a 0-0 draw at St James's Park on Monday night. The point lifts Newcastle into 18th place, above neighbours Middlesbrough on goal difference on 31 points with just four matches remaining. Portsmouth remain four places higher on 38 points.

With Newcastle sitting in the relegation zone before the match, Shearer had staked his team's hopes of survival on winning their three remaining home games, starting with the match against Portsmouth.

British prime minister in Pakistan for anti-terror talks

British prime minister in Pakistan for anti-terror talks Islamabad - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Pakistani counterpart on Monday put aside diplomatic tensions over the planned expulsion of 11 Pakistani students arrested in a suspected bomb plot, as they held talks on fight against terrorism. British authorities arrested 12 men, 11 of them Pakistanis, all of which were later released without charge, but the Pakistani nationals, including 10 with student visas, were now facing possible deportation.

Britain investigates three possible cases of swine flu

Britain investigates three possible cases of swine fluLondon - Three people are currently undergoing specialist tests for suspected swine flu in Britain after their recent return from Mexico, Health Secretary Alan Johnson said Monday. He told parliament that the three patients were kept in isolation wards in hospitals in Scotland and in the northern city of Manchester after developing "flu-like" symptoms.

A further 14 people were undergoing "initial investigation" but were not treated in hospitals.

Brown, Gilani resolve to jointly fight against terrorism

Brown, Gilani resolve to jointly fight against terrorismIslamabad, Apr 27: Britain and Pakistan on Monday expressed a firm resolve to jointly fight against terrorism.

Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani addressing a joint press conference along with his British counterpart Gordon Brown, said Pakistani is united in the battle against terrorism.

“Britain and Pakistan will jointly fight the menace of terrorism,” The News quoted him, as saying. Gilani said Pakistan will continue to play its part toward stabilizing Afghanistan.