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Cornish name for PM's baby

British Prime Minister David Cameron's wife Samantha remained in hospital today following the birth of the couple's new baby.

She and the Prime Minister yesterday named their daughter Florence Rose Endellion.

Endellion refers to the Cornish village of St Endellion, close to where they are holidaying and which Mr Cameron has visited over the years.

Fugitive Nadir returns to UK

Fugitive tycoon Asil Nadir will return to Britain today after spending nearly two decades on the run, it was reported.

In a newspaper interview, the businessman said he was leaving his home in northern Cyprus ahead of the resumption of fraud hearings in London relating to the collapse of his Polly Peck empire.

Nadir is due to arrive at Luton airport at around midday, where he will be met by Serious Fraud Office investigators to whom he is expected to surrender his newly issued British passport.

First Kermit goes on show

The original Kermit the Frog, his body created with an old dull-green coat and his eyes made of pingpong balls, has returned home to Washington DC, where the puppet got his start.

The first Kermit creation from Jim Henson's Muppets collection appeared in 1955 on the early TV show Sam and Friends, produced at Washington's WRC-TV.

Now Henson's widow Jane Henson has donated 10 characters from the show to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Some of the other early Muppets donated to the museum include the puppets that inspired Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch, as well as Sam from Sam and Friends.