Wednesday, 30 April 2014

New penalties for texting or emailing while driving

From tomorrow, drivers are reminded that they face tough new penalties if caught texting or emailing while driving.

Five Irish colleges make list of world's top 400

Five Irish third level colleges are featuring in the World University Rankings.

'My miracle baby - 20 years after I went through menopause

Rachel Merchant and daughter Holly

Rachel Merchant gave birth to daughter Holly despite being told she would never have children due to early menopause which had left her infertile.

Amazing 3D printing PEN draws plastic objects in thin air

London-based Lix have unveiled their innovative 3D printing device. The device is about the same size and weight as a regular ballpoint pen.


Shocking moment elderly man was knocked unconscious on Tube train in London

Aldgate East

Footage posted online shows two men - one much older than the other - brawling on Monday night as a District line train pulls into Aldgate East station in East London.

Mother threw baby and brother under wheel of lorry following argument with her husband in China

Horrific: A police officer stands next to the body parts of a baby girl who was killed when her mother threw her into the path of a lorry in a bitter row with her husband

A baby was killed and her six-year-old brother injured when their deranged mother threw them into busy traffic in a bitter row with her husband.

Subway removes ham and bacon from nearly 200 stores after 'strong demand' from Muslims

Nearly 200 Subway branches across the UK and Ireland have cut out ham and bacon, selling only halal meat, in response to demand from their multicultural customers

The sandwich chain said 'following a strong demand from our Muslim customers' 185 stores in the UK and Ireland are now halal-only.

Actor Bob Hoskins dies aged 71 following pneumonia


Actor Bob Hoskins has died following pneumonia at the age of 71, his agent revealed today.

Cheating married woman dies in car crash while chasing married boyfriend


A Rujeko High school married teacher was involved in a fatal road accident while chasing her boyfriend after she caught him intimate with another woman on Tuesday night. Petronella Rukondo, aged 39, who was accompanied by her friend Moreblessing Uzande, a hairdresser, died on the spot, while the latter was rushed Concession Hospital where she was treated and discharged after the BMW they were travelling in allegedly veered off the road and crashed into a tree.

Nigerian pleads guilty to terror charges in the US

33 year old Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi (pictured above) yesterday Tuesday April 29th pleaded guilty to terror charges in a US court. The Nigerian citizen is accused of providing material support to an al Qaeda affiliate, and participating in its media and recruitment campaigns, Reuters reports.

Son accused of stabbing his mum 10 times and beating her

A WOMAN who was allegedly stabbed by her son, took a ring from her finger as she lay dying and asked a witness to give it to her second son.

Irish husband of slain teacher Anne Maguire grieves

Ann Maguire's husband Don leaves her family home in Leeds. Picture: Andrew McCaren/

This is the grieving Irish husband of slain school teacher Anne Maguire.

4-Year-Old Killed Girl Over Boy After Facebook Argument

Endia Martin
CHICAGO — A 14-year-old Chicago girl accused of killing another girl in a dispute over a boy tried unsuccessfully to fire a gun before someone fixed it for her and handed it back to her so she could open fire, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Lorena Bobbitt speaks out 21 years after she sliced off her husband's penis


 Lorena Bobbitt (left and bottom right in court in 1994), has expressed her regret over the attack against her former husband, John Wayne Bobbitt (top right in court) in a new interview with NBC.

Angry mothers stage mass breastfeeding protest at Sports Direct store

A breastfeeding protest took place at a Sports Direct store in Nottingham city centre

Around 70 mothers descended on the store in Nottingham city centre to show solidarity for Wioletta Komar, 25, who claims she was kicked out of the shop for breastfeeding her three-month-old son.

US killer dies of heart attack after FORTY MINUTES

Death row

The execution of Clayton Lockett, pictured right, was halted about 20 minutes after the first of three experimental drugs was administered.

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Chicago’s Teen Girl Ganglord: ‘Lil Snoop’

She was just 17, a charter school graduate. But little Gakirah Barnes was also purported to have killed two in tit-for-tat gang violence now being celebrated by the recording industry.

Abducted Nigerian school girls allegedly married off for N2,000, moved abroad

OK, here's seriously hoping that this is not true. But according to reports, the 234 girls abducted at Government Girls College on April 15th may have been married off for N2,000 each and may also have been removed from the Nigeria to neighbouring countries like Chad and Cameroon.

Delta Bursary Fraud Whistleblower Arrested In Lagos And Whisked Off To Delta State By Government Officials

Nollywood Icon Amaka Igwe Is Dead

Nigerian film-maker and Nollywood icon Amaka Igwe has shockingly passed on at 51. The sad incident occurred yesterday in Enugu where she had gone, in company of her husband, for pre-production preparations for a new Igbo soap. 

Dublin-based security boss suing Rihanna for defamation

Rihanna is being sued for defamation by her Dublin-based former head of security.

Multi-millionaire British hotelier, 'found dead in burnt-out Range Rover with two shots to the head'


The charred body of the victim, identified locally as Oliver 'Ollie' Gobat, pictured, was discovered hours after his family - who run a £405-a-night five star boutique hotel on the island - reported him missing.

More than 120,000 living with noise pollution in Dublin

More than 100,000 people in Dublin are living and sleeping with noise pollution.

Female architect, 23, died after running into burning flat to save her fiance

Sophie Rosser (right) who died at 23 after rushing into a burning block of flats trying to save her fiance Oscar Silva (left)

A young architect died after rushing into a burning block of flats to try and save her fiance, an inquest heard.

Shocking details of knife attack on teacher

Stabbed: Ann Maguire, 61, was pronounced dead at a hospital after attempts to save her life failed

The devoted teacher who was stabbed to death in front of her horrified class by a male pupil said to have a grudge against her may not have had a chance to defend herself, it was revealed today.

Monday, 28 April 2014

Sports stars when they were cute kids

David Beckham
David Beckham

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo

Astonishing claims over Honduras, Nigeria 2010 qualification

World Cup - Astonishing claims over Honduras, Nigeria 2010 qualification

Wilson Raj Perumal was arrested in 2011 in Helsinki in connection with match-fixing and was sentenced to two years in prison.

Homeless Czech who decided to burn everything he owned and live in a pile of ASH

Europe's dirtiest man Ludvik Dolezal

This homeless man has been labelled Europe’s dirtiest person – because he sleeps buried in a pile of hot ash.

Liverpool and Chelsea fans clashing outside Anfield

Ugly scenes: One fan appeared to throw a punch as scenes turned ugly outside Anfield

There were ugly scenes at Anfield following Chelsea's 2-0 win over Liverpool on Sunday afternoon as fans clashed outside the stadium.

Boko Haram Plans To Marry My Daughter — Father Of Kidnapped Schoolgirl Cries

weeping parents

The father of one of the kidnapped schoolgirls of Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok, toldPunch how he and other parents tried to rescue their children in the Sambisa forest

Michelle Obama Collects CV From Daughter oF Unemployed Man

A young girl offered US First Lady Michelle Obama her father's CV during questions at the White House's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Iranian Rape Victim Jabbari Faces Execution Unless She Changes Her Story .....

An Iranian rape victim has been offered the option of avoiding the gallows if she complies with terms for forgiveness set by the son of the predator she murdered.

Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, an Iranian intelligence agent, was killed by Reyhaneh Jabbari after she was lured to flat to undertake interior design work but sexually abused.

Former Nigerian Governor Igbinedion, Lost N3.3 billion To Venezuelan Conmen

Nemesis may have finally caught up with ex-convict and former Governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion, as he has lost over N3.3 billion to Venezuelan fraudsters, in a deal that bears all the marks of a classic 419 scam, Premium Times can authoritatively reveal.

Nigerian Policeman Abducts And brutalises 8-Year-Old Girl.

Residents of Olufowobi Street, Ketu, Lagos, were thrown into confusion after an eight-year-old girl, Amarachi Abakwam, was found tied up and brutalised under the bed of a policeman attached to Police Mobile Force 22.

Pizza Delivery Man Shot By 2 Philadelphia Police Officers


An unarmed pizza delivery was shot by two Philadelphia police officers who profiled him as a shooting suspect, reports NBC Philadelphia.

Taoiseach: Irish Water will save money for taxpayers

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said water charges will be the last austerity measure implemented by the Government.

Software engineering firm creates 40 jobs in Dublin

Forty new jobs have been created by international technology company Diona.

Labour MEP wants Gilmore to step down as party leader

A Labour MEP has called on Eamon Gilmore to be replaced immediately as party leader.

Dani Alves eat a banana thrown from the stands

Barcelona fullback Dani Alves produced the perfect riposte to a racist taunt when taking a corner kick during his team's 3-2 win at Villareal on Sunday.

Man hacked baby's monitor and was WATCHING her sleep

Baby monitor hack ***COMPOSITE***

Ohio parents Adam and Heather Schreck (top right) ran to the room of their 10-month-old baby Emma (main) after hearing the voice of a man, quickly realizing the baby monitor had been hacked by an online intruder.

Sunday, 27 April 2014

Pakistani husband 'chops his wife's legs off with an axe after getting into a domestic argument'

'Amputation': According to local media reports, the attack took place in Shahpur, Pakistan (pictured)

Memoona Bibi was arguing with his second wife Siddiq over 'domestic issues' when he launched the brutal attack last night in the town of Shahpur, according to local reports.Culled

New York tourist gives a homeless man her leftover pizza... only to realize it was RICHARD GERE


A 42 year-old French tourist was simply acting from the kindness of her heart when she gave what appeared to be a homeless man her leftover pizza. 

High school senior, 18, 'put her baby boy in a plastic Walmart bag and left it on the road

Ana Rosa Mora, 18, allegedly murdered her newborn by putting it in a plastic bag and leaving it outside to die

An 18-year-old Chicago high school student gave birth to a baby boy last Saturday then allegedly put him outside in a Walmart plastic bag to kill him 'because he looked like her ex-boyfriend and she was afraid her current boyfriend would leave her.'

Shocking moment a Tennessee police officer choked an unresisting college student until he fell UNCONSCIOUS

Police chokes college kid

A photographer has captured a police officer using what looks like excessive and unnecessary force on a college student.

Two French police officers charged with raping Canadian tourist in their Paris HQ

Scene: A 34-year-old Canadian tourist claims she was raped following a rowdy drinking session. CCTV shows her entering and leaving 36 Quai des Orfevres (pictured) - the famous headquarters of Paris's judicial police

Two Paris policemen were today charged with the rape of a tourist after one admitted having ‘consensual sex’ with her.

Man blows up woman he got pregnant during one-night stand


Li Moulian, 36 (pictured in left bed) attacked Xu Fan, 21, (top right) while she lay in bed, dragged her onto the street out to his car and then attached the tank to her back in Huizhou City of Guangdong Province, southern China.

Shocking Revelation On Boko Haram And Sambisa Camps Holding Over 200 Abducted Girls

Firstly, we would like to thank everyone for the support pouring in, in response to our calls for assistance and contributions towards the obligatory mission to free our 200 abducted daughters. The promises from so many blessed youth, to head to the conflict zone and join the effort to rescue our girls and sack the terrorists out of their comfortable camps, is beyond words. May the Almighty protect and reward you in the ways that He only can.

Dr Lis Kirkby 93-Year-Old Graduate

She was the state leader of a major political party, played a lead role in a primetime television drama, fought for social change and ran a radio station in a newly decolonised Malaysia. Now at 93 years of age, Dr Lis Kirkby is Australia's oldest PhD graduate.