Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Oldest Drug Trafficker? Man, 91 Charged With Smuggling £1m Of Cocaine

A 91-year-old could become the world's oldest drug trafficker after being charged with smuggling £1million worth of cocaine. 
But the case of Victor Twartz, a retired surgeon from Sydney, Australia, has prompted police to warn travellers to be wary of becoming unwitting drugs mules.

Nigerian Man Divorces Wife Of 25 Years For Lateness In Preparing Meals

An Ikorodu Customary Court, Lagos, on Tuesday dissolved a 25-year-old marriage, between one Olufade Adekoya and his wife, Olusola, over lateness in preparing meals.

President of the court, Mr Olu Adebiyi, who dissolved the marriage, said there was “no longer any love in the marriage.”

Adebiyi said that the court had tried several times to reconcile their indifferences but all efforts proved abortive.

Gardai arrest rape suspect after giving chase across fields

The suspect is being held at Tallaght Garda Station

Gardai chased the man through fields following the alleged sexual attack of a woman yesterday evening.
Gardai have confirmed that a man was in custody today following the incident at Fortunestown Lane at 7pm yesterday.
The victim of the attack is a foreign national in her 20s. Gardai told the Herald that the arrested suspect is also in his 20s.

Girl, five, who survived 12 nights in the Siberian wilderness with just her dog

'Mowgli' girl, Karina Chikitova, 5, who survived 12 nights in the Siberian wilderness

Karina Chikitova (pictured, left, with her mother and pet dog) was found last August hungry, exhausted and covered in mosquito bites lying in a bed of grass (top right) almost two weeks after wandering off from her remote village home in Olom.

Man plays off two UK phone companies and earns free pizza for the rest of the year

A clever customer managed to get free pizza until 2016 by inadvertently playing off two rival phone companies.
O2 was running a #waggytails Twitter campaign and offering free pizza and ice cream to people who sent them their address.

Irish developer banged up abroad in one of world’s most notorious prisons over €500,000 debt

Eileen White revealed her brother John White is sharing a tiny cell with five other men in Abu Dhabi’s draconian Al Wathba prison

The distraught sister of a property developer has revealed how he’s been jailed in one of the world’s most notorious prisons because of a €500,000 debt.
Eileen White revealed her brother John White is sharing a tiny cell with five other men in Abu Dhabi’s draconian Al Wathba prison.

Nigerian Man stabs girlfriend to death after sex over N1000

30 year old Richard Effiok, confessed to stabbing his girlfriend after three rounds of sex  on Monday.
Effiok, who identified his deceased girlfriend as  23 year old Bassey Udoh, said the incident happened on May 22, 2015, at Nelson Mandela Street in Calabar, Cross River State.

Family drives for 2 hours before realizing they left daughter at rest stop

A 3-year-old girl was mistakenly left behind by her parents for more than two hours at a highway stop in southern France.
“Another family was at the rest stop and noticed the girl was alone for a while,” Clara Thomas, deputy prefect of the town of Die, in the Drome region, said on French TV.
“They took care of her and called police to let them know." 

Would YOU live in a floating city?

Floating City of Meriens shaped like a manta ray could be home to 7,000 people

With a radical design by French architect Jacques Rougerie, the floating city would be nearly 2,950ft long and 1,650ft wide, and could serve as inspiration for cruise ships or floating residences of the future.

Incredible moment a car MELTED in the sun during 100F heatwave in Italy

A car MELTS in the sun during a heatwave of 100F in Italy

John Westbrook said he was astonished when he saw the Renault Megane dripping as it was parked opposite a beach in the coastal town of Caorle in northern Italy, as temperatures hit 37C.

Attacked by her in-laws with acid 'because her father failed to pay her dowry'

Bangladeshi woman, 23, attacked with acid

Ripa Rani Pandit (pictured) has been left with permanent facial scars and horrific internal injuries after being tortured with the burning liquid as part of an alleged eight-month campaign of abuse.

Obama aide banned from the White House after she 'shoots at her cop boyfriend

Barvetta Singletary, 37 (pictured in a photo released by police), has been charged with domestic violence

A White House staffer was arrested and placed on unpaid leave after allegedly grabbing her boyfriend's gun and shooting at him during a tense argument, police said Monday.
Barvetta Singletary, 37 - a special assistant to the President and the House legislative affairs liaison - was arrested on Friday after the alleged incident.
She reportedly confronted her boyfriend, a Capitol Hill police officer, about another woman he was seeing before grabbing his two cellphones and his .40 caliber Glock 23 service weapon, NBC reported.

Can you really make a delicious cheesecake with just THREE ingredients?

Japanese cotton cheesecake made with just THREE ingredients

As a video showing how to make a Japanese cotton cheesecake is viewed almost four million times, FEMAIL puts the recipe that uses just eggs, chocolate and cream cheese to the test.

US mother who breastfeeds her son AND a friend's child sparks furious debate

Jessica Anne Colletti posts picture breastfeeding both her son and her friend's

A mother has sparked debate after posting a picture on social media showing her wet nursing a friend's son.
Jessica Anne Colletti, from Pennsylvania, shared the photo - which shows her feeding both her own 16-month-old son, and her friend's 18-month-old son - on a pro-breastfeeding page.
The picture of Mrs Colletti, 26, and the two boys, who she dubs 'milk siblings', has divided users on Facebook.