Tuesday, 27 May 2014
Natasha Gilson, 29, from Didsbury, won the Fit Factor event at BodyPower Expo in Birmingham in front of 60,000 people a week ago, getting into shape jsut eight months after giving birth. Natasha gave birth to Anais in April last year, months after quitting her job at a law firm. She said: 'I want to strike while the iron’s hot. I’d love to turn myself into a brand. Maybe get a regular fitness slot somewhere or write a fitness column.'
Keli Kryfko, 23 - the current Miss South Texas titleholder - weighed more than 200lbs when she was at middle school and wore a U.S. dress size 24. But at the age of 14 she decided to get in shape after hearing another student refer to her as 'the fat girl' when she failed a P.E. fitness test. 'I knew that that’s not what I wanted my definition to be anymore,' Miss Kryfko told CBS News.
It was difficult to know what must have been more difficult for Caroline Wozniacki, stepping back out onto the court or facing the inevitable-if-polite probes about how she was feeling after her split with Rory McIlroy.
A Chinese man who claimed he was the son of an English lord and friends with the British royal family was caught out because he could not speak English.
An investigation has been launched into tomorrow's World Cup friendly between Scotland and Nigeria over claims of attempted match-fixing.
Muslim husband who forced wife to convert to Islam and wear a hijab before he killed her while she was pregnant
A husband who strangled to death his pregnant wife two weeks after police arrested him for threatening to kill her with a hammer was sentenced to life imprisonment today.
Mohammed Badiuzzaman, 34, pleaded guilty to murdering mother-of-three Sabeen Thandi at the Old Bailey earlier this month.
A pregnant woman has been stoned to death by her own family in front of a Pakistani high court - for marrying the man she loved.
According to a report by Premium Times, suspected Boko Haram men yesterday May 26th attacked villages in the rocky mountains of Gwoza town of Borno State, killing 9 villagers and setting various houses and churches in the area ablaze. Reports say the men hoisted their flag at Ashigashiya ward of Gwoza LGA, a place they now claim is their headquarters.
Speaking to newsmen, a local government official, Nglamuda Ibrahim confirmed the incident and said that some of the villagers with bullet wounds are currently taking refuge at the top of the mountains. He said no help, either from the police or military has come to those that were injured since the attack and that the sect men are believed to be preparing for a second attack.
Paris (AFP) - Serena Williams admitted Sunday she'd rather be defeated on the court than be a loser in love after offering a consoling arm to heartbroken Caroline Wozniacki.
Williams tweeted Danish player Wozniacki following the break-up of her high-profile romance with golf star Rory McIlroy last week.
Meriam, 27, a doctor, who was sentenced to death by hanging earlier this month after being found guilty of converting from Islam to Christianity and marrying a Christian man, Daniel Wani, gave birth to a baby girl in prison today- five days prematurely.
She will receive 100 lashes before she is executed - sometime in the next two years, but Meriam has vowed to keep to her faith than convert back to Islam.
Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly this morning May 27th elected Ms Jumoke Akindele representing Okitikpukpa constituency II as the new speaker of the State Assembly. Pulling 13 votes, Ms Akindele who is a trained lawyer emerged speaker after the election. She was Chairman, House Committee on Education in the house before her recent election.
The former speaker, Mr Samuel Adeshina Ajayi lost his battle to cancer in Feb 25th 2014 making the seat vacant for new leadership.Culled
What started out with 10 contestants in the faSttest shedder House is now down to four. The finalists are Debbie Ogundiran, Zainab Kashaam Eniola, Funmilola Oke Yetunde, and Nneka Agbanusi Nwando.
"One of them made advances at me. You know how children play with you in a funny way. This thing is beyond me.” he said
Gardai launched a double murder investigation after the discovery of two bodies on a lake island, believed to be those of missing men Eoin O'Connor and Anthony Keegan.
After finally getting round to having a routine check-up for her contact lenses, Aimee McWilliams assumed it would be merely a formality.