Friday, 2 May 2014

Tyson Gay handed one-year ban for positive test

US Olympic Trials - 100m Quarterfinals

Former world double sprint champion Tyson Gay has been suspended for one year after testing positive for a banned substance, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Friday.

Buried alive… but Chinese woman is saved because her hard hat created an AIR POCKET

Rescuers quickly attached a rope to Xiong as the began digging her out of the sinkhole

A woman buried by tons of sand on a construction site in China was saved because her hard hat created an air pocket that allowed her to breathe.

Russia and Ukraine closer to all-out war after 40 die in rebel-held city

Ukraine crisis

Russia and Ukraine inched closer to war  yesterday after ‘many’ pro-Moscow separatists were killed during a major military offensive to seize back a rebel-held city.

Five arrested in €5.4m drugs bust in superstore car park

Gardai have seized a massive haul of herbal cannabis in the car park of theIkea superstore on the northside of Dublin.

Separated twins who led uncannily similar lives on opposite sides of the Atlantic

Twins Elizabeth Hamel and Ann Hunt have been reunited after 78 years

The last time they were side by side was as babies in their mother’s arms.
But 78 years later, after being separated before they were 20 weeks old, long lost twin sisters named Ann and Elizabeth have finally been reunited.

US embassy in Nigeria warns of possible terror attack on Sheraton Hotel in Lagos

The United States Embassy in Nigeria today Friday May 2nd issued a warning to U.S citizens, asking them to avoid Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, and also said 'groups associated with terrorism' are planning an attack on Sheraton Hotel in Lagos.

The warning was posted on their website here

Posters of Dublin local election candidate racially targeted

A local election candidate in Dublin has been the victim of a racist attack.

US lawyer jailed for air rage incident

A US lawyer has been given a four-month stopover in a Dublin jail following an air rage incident on a transatlantic flight.

Man says 'Islam law' gives him right to kill

Barber Stabs Graduate To Death in Nigeria over Chelsea & Atlético Madrid Match

                                                     Late Saheed

When on Wednesday 29-year-old Saheed Badmus went to a viewing centre on Lamina Street, Egbe, Lagos State, to watch the UEFA Champions League semi-final match between Chelsea Football Club and Atletico Madrid, little did he know that was the last match he would ever watch.

Punch Metro learnt that the graduate of Ekiti State Polytechnic was stabbed to death by a barber identified only as Yemi, during an argument that broke out at the viewing centre.

Photos from the scene of yesterday's Nigeria

BBC reporter Nkem Ifejika shared photos from the scene of last night's blast this morning.

Husbands vs. Wives: Who Takes “In Sickness & In Health” More Seriously?

A close-up of a bride and groom's hands wearing wedding rings

Life happens, as does illness. Thankfully, one of the comforts many people are afforded is the support of a loving family, particularly a husband or wife who has vowed to have your back in the best and worst of times.

Tragic Savita's husband quits Ireland for the US

Praveen Halappavanar with a photograph of his wife Savita

THE husband of Savita Halappanavar has left Ireland and is working in the US

Bestselling author found dead in her Irish home

It is believed that Marsha Mehran had been dead for more than a week in the seaside village of Lecanvey, Co Mayo.

AN INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed novelist has been found dead in her Irish apartment.