Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Young student gets 9 A1s in his Leaving Cert

David Glynn who got 9 A1's in his leaving Cert in Castlebar, Co. Mayo. Photo : Keith Heneghan / Phocus

A MAYO student has secured nine A1s in his Leaving Cert, netting him a staggering 925 points in total.

David Glynn from Castlebar secured the highest points in the country. The students at St Gerald College in Castlebar collected his results this morning and was said to be "astounded" by the outcome.

'We've nowhere to go' - mum and son sleeping in Mater A&E

Mater hospital

A WOMAN and her teenage son were forced to bed down in the Mater Hospital A&E Department for two nights because there was no accommodation available for them.

Lorraine Wolfe and her 15-year old son, Carlos, spent two nights in the hospital so they would be safe.
Speaking to the Herald yesterday as she waited to attend Dublin City Council's Parkgate Street homelessness service, the Cabra woman broke down.

Bleaching Expert, Fifi Turns Black After Child Birth

Beauty expert, Fifi Safia Usman is is black again after her bleached skin turned 'dark' following the stress of pregnancy.

Panel Uncovers 991 Ghost Sanitation Workers In Kano

A total number of 991 ghost sanitation workers have been uncovered by a committee set up by Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to screen 2,620 sanitation workers in the state.

Helicopter crashes into Lagos Lagoon, two people rescued alive

A Bristol helicopter crashed into the Lagoon at the Oworonshoki area of Lagos this afternoon.

Obese woman, 35, who dropped 11st in six months is now battling anorexia

Victoria Burnham who shed 11st now battling anorexia and 'obsessed' with dieting

Victoria Burnham, 35, from Bridlington, began losing weight in January after ballooning to 23st (left). Within six months she had lost 11 stone (right) - almost half her body weight - and had developed anorexia.

''Abobaku'' Of Ooni Reportedly On The Run As Burial Plans Kick Off?

University of Michigan professor 'traveled to meet boy, 14, for sex'

A University of Michigan professor who describes himself as a 'boy lover' traveled 1,300 miles to meet a father and young son he had met online for sex - but was caught in an FBI sting, police have said.
James Cavalcoli, 51, an assistant professor at the university's department of computational medicine and bioinformatics, reportedly started chatting with the father, 'Jim', on a child pornography website.
He arranged to meet Jim - whom he believed to be a fellow 'boy lover' - and Jim's 14-year-old son for sex and traveled from his Ann Arbor home to Florida, armed with condoms and lubricant, it is said.

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy

An 81 year old South Korean man identified simply as Choi set himself on fire this morning Wednesday, August 12th outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul during a large protest over Japan's forced recruitment of sex slaves to service military brothels during World War II.

Other protesters tried to douse the fire with blanket and bottled water before emergency services arrived. He was eventually removed to an ambulance and rushed to the hospital. Fortunately his condition is not critical and he is expected to recover eventually.

Chelsea team doctor is BANNED from matches and training

Eva Carneiro is BANNED from Chelsea matches and training after angering Jose Mourinho

Eva Carneiro (pictured, left, being berated by Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho after the incident) is set to be banished from the Blues dugout after being accused of potentially costing the team a late goal in their clash with Swansea on Saturday.

18 FOOT shark caught off an Australian beach

Tiger shark measuring SIX METRES caught off Seven Mile Beach, Australia