Friday, 17 January 2014

10 Year Old Boy Who Works Menial Jobs To Feed His Blind Grand Mum in Nigeria

The boy lost both parents when he was just a nine-month-old toddler, and when he was four years old, his maternal grandmother who used to care for his, lost eyesight.
He now has to do various menial jobs to provide for the two of them.

Pope Benedict XVI Defrocked 400 Priests In 2 Years For Molesting Children

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A document obtained by The Associated Press on Friday shows Pope Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests over just two years for sexually molesting children.

A picture of deceit Hollande's been cheating for two years

All the President's women: Trierweiler, Segolene Royal, left, and Julie Gayet looking on, right

Some 500 miles south-west of Paris, in the fertile hills famed for producing Armagnac brandy and foie gras, there stands a 17th-century chateau — modest by Gascony standards, but impressive enough with its soaring archways and rounded tower.

German doctor who killed British patient sues dead man's sons because they made him miss dinner

Suing: Dr Daniel Ubani is demanding 2,800 euros after a conference speech was disrupted
A disgraced doctor who killed a British man due to an appalling blunder over his painkillers is suing the dead man's son in Germany because he missed a post-conference dinner.

Family feud as man behind £30m chili sauce empire 'leaves his children to struggle

Most of Reggae Reggae Sauce entrepreneur Levi Roots's (above) eight children - by seven mothers - struggle to think of him as a family man
When he appeared on Dragons’ Den to market the Reggae Reggae Sauce that would make him a multi-millionaire, Levi Roots billed it as the ultimate family collaboration.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard 'engaged'


Friends claim Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are engaged.

Is the Obama marriage on the rocks? Astonishing claims emerge of ugly fights

Looking frosty as he poses for that selfie

With invitations warning guests to ‘EBYC’ — Eat Before You Come — and rumours they’ll be dancing to star turns from Beyonce and her rapper husband Jay Z, it won’t be your usual White House knees-up.

UPDATE-Mother of missing toddler Mikaeel Kular detained' as police find body of young boy

'Distraught': The boy's mother Rosdeep, known as Rosie, is apparently desperate to see her son
The body of a young boy has been discovered in Fife more than 40 miles from the child's home in Edinburgh. It is understood his mother, Rosie Kular, has been detained by police for questioning

Una delighted as daughter brings back Irish accent from trip

Una Foden's daughter Aoife Belle has picked up an Irish accent.

Moody's upgrades Irish rating

Ratings agency Moody's has restored Ireland’s sovereign credit rating to investment grade and changed its rating outlook to positive from stable.

One Person Detained Over Missing Mikaeel Kular

Mikaeel Kular

One person has been detained in connection with the disappearance of a three-year-old boy in Edinburgh.


Connected TVs, fridge help launch global cyberattack

A smart refrigerator on display at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week in Las Vegas.

 It's bad enough that we have to fear identity thieves who are trying to scam us with malicious messages sent from PCs.

Gov Uduaghan Meets Irish Investors In A Mini Investment Summit For DELTA STATE‏

 The governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, today, Friday, January 17th 2014, led a team of managers of the state’s economy to Ireland to participate in a Mini Investment Summit for Delta State in Dublin, Ireland which was held at the Laurence Crowley Boardroom Smurfit Graduate Business School Blackrock where he met with Irish investors seeking to take advantage of the investment potentials in the state.

Update on the destitute that gave birth on the street yesterday

A lot of you wanted an update on the destitute who gave birth to a baby boy on the streets of Ketu yesterday (If you missed it, find it here). Well, here it is. The woman was later taken to a clinic on the same street she delivered yesterday. Name and address of clinic is Oba's Prolific Clinic and Maternity Home, 27, Adisa Akintoye street, Ketu, Lagos

Pastor Accused Of Spreading HIV Takes Witness Stand

The trial for Pastor Craig Lamar Davis (pictured), who was arrested back in 2012 and charged with reckless conduct for allegedly knowing he had HIV and spreading it to several of his congregants, continues in Clayton County, Ga. On Thursday, Davis was placed on the stand to testify in front of jurors, according to CBS Atlanta.

A quarter of British children are being raised by a single parent

Britain has more single parents than almost any country in Europe, and almost one in three of them are unemployed

Qualification covering planet geology and astronaut health is launched

The UK's first space science technology qualification has been launched.
The GCSE covers the diet and health of astronauts, mapping, the geology of planets and provides insight into an industry which contributes £9 billion a year to the economy and supports tens of thousands of jobs.

Woman and two men arrested for child abduction a week after schoolgirl, 14, was seen getting into a car

Chloe Newman, 14, has been missing since January 7. She was last seen getting into a black car at Haywards Heath railway station in West Sussex
Chloe Newman, 14, has been missing since January 7. She was last seen getting into a black car at Haywards Heath railway station in West Sussex

HSE considers legal action against Kiely

The Director General of the HSE Tony O'Brien has said the agency will mull over legal action against the former CRC chief executive Paul Kiely.

Irishman found guilty of murdering mother in Scotland

An Irishman has been found guilty of killing his mother in Scotland.

Russian girl, 21, who arrived in UK speaking just six words of English is now Masters student

Maria, 21, graduated from Leeds University with degree in Psychology, now studying for a masters

A Russian student who knew only six words of English when she arrived in the UK as a child is representing Britain at an international beauty contest... while studying a Masters degree.

Mother's joy at finally giving birth to 'miracle' son after suffering 20 miscarriages

A woman who suffered 20 miscarriages has told of her joy at finally holding her 'miracle' baby boy.

Divorced couple jailed for stealing daughter's £2.6 million compensation in England

Cathy Watson has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison at Doncaster Crown Court
Robert Hills, 50, has been jailed for three years and four months
Cathy Watson                                                                                      Robert 
A divorced couple who stole almost £500,000 from their severely brain-damaged daughter's £2.6million compensation fund have been jailed.

Wife of Indian minister found dead in hotel

Shashi Tharoor was left red-faced after the messages appeared on his Twitter feed suggesting he was having an affair with a Pakistani journalistSunanda Pushkar Tharoor, wife of Indian Minister Shashi Tharoor, has been found dead at a New Delhi hotel
Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, wife of Indian Minister Shashi Tharoor, has been found dead at a New Delhi hotel

Search for toddler who vanished from his bed in Scotland

Missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, wearing the brown jacket believed to have also disappeared

Missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular may have been spotted by members of the public just hours after he apparently disappeared from his home.

Syria conflict: Opposition considers talks attendance

Smoke rises from a damaged building in Daraya, Syria. Photo: 12 January 2014
Syria's main political opposition, the Syrian National Coalition, is meeting in Istanbul to decide whether to go to next week's peace talks.

Three adults and child in hospital after Dublin housefire

Three adults and one child have been taken to hospital following a fire in Balbriggan in Dublin.

Jobseekers face 'surprise' sign-ons in bid to cut fraud

There is a fresh bid to clamp down on welfare fraud, with the Department of Social Protection changing how people sign on as part of the effort.

Girl,4, shoots playmate dead

A four-year-old girl accidentally shot dead a little boy she was playing with at a house.

Tragedy as man dies in farming accident in Ireland

A 26-year-old man has died following an accident on a farm in Co Cork.

Nigeria's Noel Shekoduza Moses Named Best Cadet At Britain's Sandhurst Military Academy.