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2009-06-11 22:41:44

British rocker Pete Doherty was arrested on drug and motor vehicle charges early Thursday, police in Gloucestershire told the BBC. Doherty, 30, was pulled over by police after a Babyshambles concert at Guildhall in Gloucester Wednesday night. The recording artist, who has battled an addiction to drugs in recent years and had numerous brushes with the law, was charged early Thursday with dangerous driving, drunken driving, possession of a Class A drug and driving without a license or...

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2009-06-08 12:05:34

British rocker Pete Doherty was detained at Geneva Airport and fined for allegedly using drugs on a British Airways flight, police said. Swiss police told Sky News the 30-year-old Babyshambles singer was met by officers when his plane landed in Geneva last Thursday. Doherty, who has had numerous brushes with the law and trips to rehab to battle drug addiction in recent years, was ordered to pay a fine before he was released from police custody. A British Airways spokeswoman declined to...

2008-08-28 12:01:02

Singer Pete Doherty (above) is to show an unseen homemade movie about his life in an Austrian cinema. The 29-year-old will play the private footage for the first time at the NonStop Kino in Graz tonight, the cinema owner said. The recordings will be shown on repeat depending on audience demand, before the Babyshambles singer performs an acoustic set. (c) 2008 Belfast Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-28 03:00:40

SINGER Pete Doherty (right) is to show a previously unseen homemade movie about his life. The 29-year-old - who used to live in the Bedworth area - will play the private footage for the first time tomorrow at the NonStop Kino in Graz, Austria, the cinema owner said. The recordings will be shown several times before Doherty performs an acoustic set. Bettina Aichbeuer, owner and manager of NonStop Kino, said: "I have no idea what is in it though or how long it is. It will be a surprise."...

2008-08-24 22:57:30

By John Matthew Hall Last Night READING FESTIVAL ** As rain crashed down upon the bedraggled Reading crowd, The Killers took to Saturday night's main stage accompanied by a spectacular light show. And yet, despite their dramatic entrance, Las Vegas' answer to U2 got off to a slow start as frontman Brandon Flowers fumbled with the basics, often singing out of key and away from his microphone. However, it wasn't long before The Killers recovered, blasting out epic crowd pleasers such...

2006-09-04 05:49:04

LONDON (Reuters) - A magistrate on Monday deferred sentencing rock singer Pete Doherty on a string of drug offences, although the Babyshambles frontman could still be jailed for up to six months. Doherty, 27, who some tabloid newspapers continue to link romantically with model Kate Moss, was told at Thames Magistrates Court in east London to appear again on December 4, according to media reports. The singer had pleaded guilty on August 18 to four charges of possessing class A drugs...

2006-08-18 14:06:11

LONDON (Reuters) - British rock singer Pete Doherty pleaded guilty on Friday to possessing illegal drugs, including heroin and cocaine, and is due for sentencing on September 4, a court official said. The troubled singer, a self-confessed drug addict and on-again off-again boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss, appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court in London wearing a white polo shirt and blue jeans after spending the night in custody. On Thursday, the 27-year-old frontman of rock band...

2006-08-18 09:28:06

LONDON (Reuters) - British rock singer Pete Doherty pleaded guilty on Friday to possessing illegal drugs, including heroin and cocaine, and is due for sentencing on September 4, a court official said. The troubled singer, a self-confessed drug addict and on-again off-again boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss, appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court in London wearing a white polo shirt and blue jeans after spending the night in custody. On Thursday, the 27-year-old frontman of rock band...

2006-08-17 15:45:33

LONDON (Reuters) - Pete Doherty, lead singer with the British rock band Babyshambles, was charged on Thursday with seven counts involving possession of heroin, cocaine and cannabis, police said. They said the charges related to offences that took place between April and early August, most of them previously reported but for which charges were delayed until chemical analysis had been completed. Doherty, who has a history of drug addiction and an on-off relationship with British...

2006-06-15 05:43:59

By Tim Castle LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss will not face charges over allegations she took illegal drugs at a London recording studio last year, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said on Thursday. The 32-year-old was questioned by police but not arrested after the Daily Mirror tabloid published photographs from film taken last September of her apparently snorting large quantities of cocaine. The CPS said it had concluded there was insufficient evidence for a...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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