Monday, 27 July 2015

Eircom and Vodafone convicted and fined for ripping off customers

Eircom and Vodafone have been convicted and fined for ripping off customers who continuously received overcharged bills.
Following an investigation by industry watchdog Comreg, the telecom giants, along with Three Ireland, pleaded guilty at Dublin District Court today to charges under Section 45 of the Communications Act.
Vodafone was fined €10,000 and Eircom received fines totalling €21,000 after they each pleaded guilty to seven charges.

88-year-old woman stabs police officer who showed up to her home in address mix up

A police officer who responded to the wrong home, was stabbed and beaten by an elderly woman.

Officers were dispatched to 57 Wilson St. around 3:50 p.m., on a report of a disturbance in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Joe Jackson Suffers Stroke During Birthday Celebration In Brazil

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson’s publicist confirmed to Us Weekly that Jackson’s heart stopped three times while he was traveling in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His temporary pacemaker was also replaced with a permanent one on Sunday.
“Yesterday in Sao Paulo Joe had a stroke and then his heart stopped,” the publicist says. “He was at an event and he was “feeling light-headed and dizzy,” so he went to the hospital to be checked out. “They found out there was something wrong with his eye. There was an artery that burst behind it.” Doctors kept him to run some tests, during which time his heart stopped.”

Student suffers serious burns when her phone charger EXPLODES across her bedroom setting it ablaze

Woman suffers burns when her phone charger explodes and sets her bedroom ablaze

Katy Emslie, 26 (inset), was using her laptop to recharge a portable EE power bar at her home in Aberdeen when the charger shot out 'like a firework' and flew across the room, setting alight to the carpet.

US woman gives away everything she owns on Facebook

Colorado resident Rebekah Paulson gives away her things to move into tiny home

A self-confessed 'hoarder' has given away almost everything she owns so she can move into an ultra-tiny house. 
Rebekah Paulson, 35, is now living in a 20 x 8-foot shed on wheels in Laporte, Colorado, after leaving her rented apartment.
The shop worker began her purging process in January last year, and gave away ten items every Tuesday to Goodwill or to friends.

Baby disappears during naming ceremony in Ogun state Nigeria

An eight month old baby identified as Hezekiah Opeyemi Ogundele mysteriously disappeared during a naming ceremony held at Inuosegba community in Abeokuta Ogun state yesterday July 26th.

Bobbi Kristina's death now officially a murder investigation

The investigation into the circumstances that led to Bobbi Kristina's death yesterday Sunday July 26 has just been amped up ... It is now officially a homicide investigation. TMZ reports 

A minister in GEJ's govt stole $6billion - Gov. Oshiomole alleges

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole has alleged that a minister that served in former president Jonathan's administration stole a whooping $6billion. Governor Oshiomole made the allegation while speaking to state house correspondents after a meeting with President Buhari today.

He said American officials made the alleged fraud known to the Buhari led delegation during the state visit to the US last week.


Cocaine worth £1million found in box of bananas by stunned Tesco worker

A Tesco worker discovered drugs with an estimated street value of more than £1million inside a box of bananas

Drugs with an estimated street value of more than £1million have been found inside a box of bananas by a stunned Tesco worker.
The young employee was unpacking the fruit when he discovered five bags, each weighing 1kg and containing a white powder that is believed to be cocaine.
Police were called to the superstore in Wokingham, Berks, following the startling find last Wednesday.

Irish boy born with just a thumb on his right hand gets Ireland's first 3D printed limb

A 10-year-old boy has become a schoolyard legend after receiving Ireland's first 3D printed hand.
Josh McKenna, from Portarlington Co Laois, was born with just a thumb on his right hand.
A team of students and staff from the Institute of Technology in Tallaght printed Josh a prosthetic hand - transforming the schoolboy's life.

15 Die, 47 Injured In Yobe Blast After 10-Year Old Detonate Bomb

Fifteen people were killed and 47 others injured in a suicide bomb attack on a crowded market in Damaturu yesterday, the Police Public Relations Officer in Yobe, Mr Toyin Gbadegeshin confirmed.

King Sunny Ade Set To Float Radio Station

King Sunny Ade, popularly known as KSA is set to float a radio station. The radio station which has been under works for years now will start transmission before the end of the year. According to him, the station will be the first music and culture station in Nigeria. It has also been named M&C (Music and Culture) Station. When asked why the commencement of the radio station took so long, the musician said;

Nigerian twitter reacts to Rochas/Obama billboard in Owerri

Michael Jackson's father steps out with younger, sexy new girlfriend

According to MediaTakeOut, this lady is Joe Jackson's new girlfriend.