LATEST: Bosses at Internet auction site eBay have put Britney Spears' jewelled bra back under the hammer after deciding the item doesn't breach the company's rules about selling used underwear.

The bra, which the new mum wore to promote a pay-per-view TV concert special, was among a number of personal items Spears donated to the site in a bid to raise funds for the Hurricane Katrina relief effort.

But one eBay staff member decided the item was inappropriate and pulled the bra from the site.

Bosses at eBay insist the slightly-worn bra is acceptable because it's a piece of entertainment memorabilia and the cash is going to a good cause.

Bidding for the bra has topped $50,000 (GBP27,800).