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.