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2005-12-09 08:47:10

LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss underlined her durability in the notoriously fickle world of fashion on Friday with a commercial for phone operator Virgin, just three months after a cocaine scandal threatened her career. The 31-year-old was dropped by several fashion houses after pictures allegedly showing her snorting cocaine appeared in a tabloid in September, but since leaving a drug rehabilitation clinic the following month she has launched a comeback. "Kate Moss...

2005-10-27 14:15:22

LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss, whose career began to unravel when pictures were published apparently showing her snorting large quantities of cocaine, has left a drug rehabilitation center, her agent said on Thursday. The 31-year-old hit the headlines last month when British tabloid the Daily Mirror published photographs allegedly showing her taking the drug, prompting some fashion labels to cancel contracts and future projects with Moss. A spokesperson for her...

2005-10-27 13:49:20

LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss, whose career began to unravel when pictures were published apparently showing her snorting large quantities of cocaine, has left a drug rehabilitation center, her agent said on Thursday. The 31-year-old hit the headlines last month when British tabloid the Daily Mirror published photographs allegedly showing her taking the drug, prompting some fashion labels to cancel contracts and future projects with Moss. A spokesperson for her...

2005-10-20 06:10:32

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Danish supermodel Helena Christensen has leapt to the defense of Kate Moss, predicting that her modeling career will bounce back from allegations of cocaine abuse. "Kate is going to come back, she is going to be super-strong again," Christensen told Reuters at the opening of an exhibition of her photography in the Swedish capital late on Wednesday. "Everybody is going to want her again because she is that kind of person. She is very professional and she's...

2005-10-04 08:46:32

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - Actress Sharon Stone defended Kate Moss on Tuesday and implicitly criticized companies who were parting with the British supermodel after a newspaper alleged Moss had snorted cocaine. The cocaine scandal has prompted two fashion houses -- Britain's Burberry and Swedish-based Hennes and Mauritz -- to sever ties with Moss. France's Chanel said it would not renew her contract when it expired this month, but did not comment on whether the decision...

2005-10-03 17:21:41

LONDON (Reuters) - Model Kate Moss has been shown in a television documentary taking what the makers say is cocaine, an incident which has cost her valuable advertising contracts. Sky One's "Kate Moss: Fashion Victim?," broadcast Monday evening, featured video footage of Moss apparently snorting cocaine in the company of her self-confessed heroin addict boyfriend, rock star Pete Doherty. Moss has been embroiled in scandal since the Daily Mirror last month printed grainy pictures of...

2005-09-28 08:05:50

LONDON (Reuters) - A documentary is set to show footage of British supermodel Kate Moss which Sky One says shows her snorting cocaine, as the furor over her alleged drug taking which cost her lucrative advertising deals refuses to go away. Moss has been embroiled in scandal since The Mirror tabloid newspaper printed grainy pictures two weeks ago that apparently showed the 31-year-old taking drugs. British retailer Burberry and Swedish-based fashion house Hennes & Mauritz...

2005-09-22 14:35:18

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss broke her silence on Thursday a week after a newspaper alleged she had snorted cocaine, apologising to friends, family and business associates for her behavior. But her statement made no specific reference to a report in The Mirror tabloid featuring grainy pictures that apparently showed the 31-year-old taking large quantities of cocaine. Moss has previously denied taking hard drugs. "I take full responsibility...

2005-09-22 14:05:00

LONDON -- British supermodel Kate Moss broke her silence on Thursday a week after a newspaper alleged she had snorted cocaine, apologising to friends, family and business associates for her behavior. But her statement made no specific reference to a report in The Mirror tabloid featuring grainy pictures that apparently showed the 31-year-old taking large quantities of cocaine. Moss has previously denied taking hard drugs. "I take full responsibility for my actions," she said in a statement...

2005-09-22 12:52:07

LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss broke her silence on Thursday following newspaper allegations she had snorted cocaine, apologizing to friends, family and business associates for her behavior. But her statement made no specific reference to reports last week in The Mirror tabloid featuring grainy pictures that apparently showed the 31-year-old taking large quantities of cocaine. "I take full responsibility for my actions," she said in a statement released by her...


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Reindeer Moss, Cladonia rangiferina
2005-06-02 10:18:18

Reindeer moss is a moss belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. It grows in both temperate and cold climate areas. It has had great economical importance, since it is the main fodder for reindeers. It can also be used in the making of aquavit and is sometimes used as decoration in glass windows. Reindeer moss is actually another name for reindeer lichen. This lichen is found in the Alpine tundra and can survive in the cold. Image Caption: Reindeer Moss photographed in White Oak Mountain,...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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