Thursday, 22 February 2018

Kansas woman reportedly sued by bank after ATM dished out $100 bills instead of $5s

Kansas woman reportedly sued by bank after ATM dished out $100 bills instead of $5s

-A Kansas woman is facing a pricey lawsuit after a bank accused her of making dozens of  withdrawals from a faulty ATM that was dispensing $100 bills instead of $5 bills, a local report  said Tuesday.

Sunday, 11 February 2018

Kim Cattrall slams Sarah Jessica Parker's condolences: 'I don't need your love or support'

Kim Cattrall slams Sarah Jessica Parker

-Kim Cattrall fueled her contentious feud with former “Sex and the City” co-star Saturday after  posting a  scathing response to Sarah Jessica Parker’s condolences regarding the recent passing  of her brother  Christopher.

Life sentences for 3 in 'revenge' killing of 7-year-old girl

Three convicted murderers of a 7-year-old girl are sentenced in Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2018. From left are Branden Brookins, 22; Carlos Stokes, 25; and Jordan, 24.

-Three men received life sentences -- plus decades of additional prison time -- Friday following  their December convictions in the "revenge" slaying of a 7-year-old girl.

Friday, 2 February 2018

Oregon State student charged with hate crime over racist bumper stickers

Oregon State student charged with hate crime over racist bumper stickers

-A doctoral student at Oregon State University faces felony hate crime charges after being  arraigned Tuesday for allegedly placing racist bumper stickers on cars last June.

The former Glee star was found dead near his home in Sunland, California

mark salling

-Mark Salling's cause of death is asphyxia by hanging by suicide, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office confirms to ET. 

Thursday, 1 February 2018

WATCH VIDEO: Nikki Bella and John Cena Canceling Their Wedding?

Image result for John Cena and Nikki Bella

-A new teaser for season three of Total Bellas was released on Tuesday highlighting what appears  to be a tough time for the pair.

Apple is facing a wave of class action lawsuits alleging it deceived customers

Customers queue outside Apple Regent Street ahead of the launch of the iPhone 8

-The fallout surrounding Apple's controversial software update could see the company pay out  millions in compensation.

These are very serious accusations about West Ham's policy on signing African players.

These are very serious accusations about West Ham's policy on signing African players.

-West Ham director of player recruitment Tony Henry has been suspended "pending a full and  thorough investigation'' over claims he said the club would not sign any more African players, the  Premier League side have announced.

Bitcoin skids 9 percent to two-month low of $9,205, down more than 50 percent from December peak

An electric board showing exchange rate between South Korean Won and Bitcoin at a cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul, South Korea, December 13, 2017.  (REUTERS Photo)

-bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency, skidded 9 percent on Thursday to its lowest level since  late November, as a Facebook ban on cryptocurrency adverts and a growing regulatory backlash  against the nascent market rattled investors.

Arsenal's first-team squad now consists of just 23 players.

Arsenal's first-team squad now consists of just 23 players.

-With the £56 million capture of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and arrival of Henrikh Mkhitaryan,  Arsenal have a shiny new attack after the January transfer window and that's certainly a reason  to get excited. Perhaps it will even be enough to launch them back into the top four before the  season is over.

Nunes 'made material changes' to classified memo sent to White House, Schiff charges

Nunes 'made material changes' to classified memo sent to White House, Schiff charges

-U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., made the charge over Twitter and sent the committee a formal  letter. Schiff said Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the comittee's chairman, made edits to the memo.

-Schiff, who earlier called on Nunes to withdraw the memo, wrote that the committee’s minority  determined that the letter was not “the same document” that its members have been reviewing  since mid-January.

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Tesco has become the latest supermarket chain to ban the sale of energy drinks to children

Tesco turkey

-The decision comes amid similar moves from other retailers and concerns about the high sugar  and caffeine content of the drinks.

Five British men are being held in Cambodia for what officials have called "pornographic dancing"

Cambodia arrests

-The men are among 10 people being held in Cambodia after they were arrested as they manned a  barbecue  at a house party.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Real Madrid plan £500m triple raid of Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester United.

Real Madrid plan £500m triple raid of Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester United.
-It has been a miserable season for Real Madrid so far.

-The reigning La Liga champions currently stand 19 points behind runaway leaders Barcelona, and were unceremoniously dumped out of the Copa del Rey this week by a 2-1 home defeat to local neighbours Leganes.

Billionaire Canadian couple were murdered, police say

Apotex founder Barry Sherman and  his wife Honey pictured in 2010

-Detectives initially said they were not looking for suspects after the couple were found hanged in their  mansion six weeks ago.

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal released from detention

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal sits for an interview with Reuters in the office of the suite where he has been detained at the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia January 27, 2018 (Reuters)

-prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been released from detention, family sources said on Saturday,  more than two months after he was taken into custody in the kingdom's sweeping crackdown on  corruption.


-Perhaps, throughout your life, you have seen a lot of people that weigh over 200 kilos with incdredible powerlifting skills. Here we want to present you another one character who claims he is THE MOST POWERFUL man in the whole world.

Three baboons at Paris Zoo managed to escape their enclosure and went for a wander

paris baboons

-The animal handlers became aware three baboons were out of their enclosure when one bumped  into a  monkey in a corridor.

VIDEO: Watch the moment a shopper forced a would-be jewellery robber to the ground

Andy Fiddler grappling with the intruder

-A man shopping for an engagement ring grapples with a masked thief in "amazing" CCTV  footage, helping to stop the intruder.

A mummified body found in a Swiss churchyard is an ancestor of Boris Johnson, according to researchers

Boris Johnson and the mummy. Pic: SRF

-Anna Bischoff was the great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother of the Foreign Secretary,  experts now believe.

Genome technology is being used for the first time in the UK to assess the females in the herd

Derbyshire Dairy Farmer Mark Moore

-Genomics testing used to select the best bulls could now help dairy farmers breed stronger and  healthier females too.

Friday, 26 January 2018

Police found a four foot crocodile when they carried out a drugs raid on a house in Essex

The crocodile was found in poor conditions

-Police say dangerous wild animals were among the snakes including a cobra and a Madagascan  hognose snake.

A train has derailed near the Italian city of Milan, killing at least three people and injuring more than 100

Fire fighters and police officers work around derailed trains in Pioltello, on the outskirts of Milan, Italy, January 25, 2018

-Rescue workers climb through carriages searching for people trapped in the commuter train after  it derailed near Milan.

A camel beauty contest in Saudi Arabia has been rocked by scandal after 12 camels were disqualified because their owners had used Botox on them

Prize money for the Miss Camel beauty contest runs into millions of pounds

-Competitors are judged on the size of their lips, cheeks, heads and knees.

-Prize money for the Miss Camel contest runs into millions of pounds, making the temptation to  cheat irresistible for some.

The carcasses of hundreds of sharks have been found dumped on the side of a road in Mexico

Shark carcasses left on the side of a road in Mexico

-In the high-crime state of Michoacan, authorities think the sharks may have been collateral  damage in a truck theft.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has included a provision in his budget plan to extend free public college tuition to Dreamers.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his 2018 executive state budget proposal in Albany last week.

-Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to give another break to immigrant Dreamers by extending free  public college tuition to students who were brought into the United States illegally as kids.

The world's most famous moody moggy has won a big payout after a court case - but she still won't smile

Grumpy Cat

-A jury in California awards the feline frown queen a massive payout following a lawsuit over the use of her famous face.

-Grumpy Cat and her permanent frown became a social media sensation after her picture was posted online in 2012.

Thursday, 25 January 2018

What a signing for West Ham United

Joao Mario

-Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario is undergoing a medical at West Ham.

-The 25-year-old Portugal international, a Euro 2016 winner, is poised to make an initial switch  until the end of the season.

Within months, South Africa's oldest city is at risk of becoming the world's largest metropolis to run out of water

People collect drinking water from pipes fed by an underground spring

-Strict water limits are in force ahead of 'Day Zero' - 12 April - when the water supply will be shut  down  and taps will run dry.

Animal lover Dan Brandon was killed by his 8ft pet python, coroner rules

A reptile expert said Dan Brandon was 'obviously experienced' at handling snakes. Pic JustGiving

-Dan Brandon, described as an "experienced" pet handler, was asphyxiated after coming into contact with  his African rock python.

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Scientists have discovered a deadly toxin in centipede venom which it uses to take down much larger prey

A golden head centipede attacks a Kunming mouse. Credit: PNAS

-Researchers have identified an agonising toxin used by centipedes to take down their prey by forcing their hearts to stop.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Bookies plunge on 'crack cocaine' gambling machine review claim

Betting machine

-The reported conclusion of a review of fixed-odds betting terminals could result in sharply  reduced betting shop revenues.

FIFA is set to use Video Assistant Referees this summer at the World Cup

The VAR system showed Iheanacho was onside. Pic: BT Sport

-FIFA is set to use the technology in the tournament in June and July and says it could provide  commercial opportunities.

Greta Gerwig is the first woman to get an Oscar nomination for best director since 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Director Greta Gerwig attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_010 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Turner Image)

-Guillermo del Toro's Shape Of Water leads nominations with 13 nods, including best picture, best  actress  and best original script.

Monday, 22 January 2018

"It will alleviate the suffering" - Saudi Arabia is expected to announce a multi-billion dollar aid package for Yemen

A boy holds a book as he walks on books scattered on the ground after an air strike hit a school book storage building in the northwestern city of Saada, Yemen
A Yemeni boy seen after an airstrike hit a school book storage building in the northwestern city of Saada
-The move will be seen as an attempt by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince to reframe his country's  image in the face of opposition.

More snow is on the way across large parts of Britain after the coldest night in almost two years

Snowy scenes at Kingussie in the Scottish Highlands

-Police are warning that icy conditions could mean disruption to roads and transport and they are  urging drivers to carry supplies.

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Why has the US government shut down on Trump's one year anniversary as President?

US President Donald Trump

-Democrats and Republicans are at a stalemate over laws to protect about 700,000 younger  immigrants from being deported.

The Zombies bassist Jim Rodford has died aged 76 after a fall, just six days after his final performance

Rodford also spent 18 years with The Kinks

-The 76-year-old musician was dedicated to music "to the end", says his cousin and the frontman  of The Zombies.

Saturday, 20 January 2018

What have Kim and Kanye named their third child?

Kanye and Kim

-It has been compared to that of a train station and a terrestrial television medical drama.

How much did Prince William spend on his buzz cut?

The Duke of Cambridge debuted his new hairstyle at an event in London on Thursday

-Social media users have pointed out you can get the same haircut at a high street barber for  under a tenner.