Thursday, 13 August 2015

Davido shares photo he took with Wande Coal and D'Prince when he was 14

The pilot and co-pilot that died in the Lagos helicopter crash

Captain Joseph Wyatt  (left) from Oklahoma, USA and First Officer Peter Bello (right), were the pilot and co-pilot of the Bristow Helicopter that crashed yesterday.

Zimbabwe man Dies After Trying To Fast for 40 Days, 40 Nights

Khulu Reinfirst Manyuka, a 73 year old Zimbabwean man who tried to imitate Jesus Christ by embarking on a 40 day and night fasting, slumped and died on the 30th day states reports My Zimbabwe.

Two men lose their lives in road tragedies

A 44-year-old man and a 33-year-old man have died in separate accidents.

One man died after falling from a horse-drawn cart near the Sugar Loaf mountain in Co Wicklow late yesterday evening.
The 44-year-old was rushed to St Vincent’s Hospital by ambulance but later died from his injuries.
The accident happened on Red Lane, Calary, Kilmacanogue, at around 8.15pm.

Domestic violence court applications on the increase

The number of domestic violence applications to the courts has risen in recent years, official figures show.
The number of court orders granted, barring individuals from the family home, dropped from by 1,420 in 2007 to 877 last year, a 38% decline.

Single female invites stranger to restaurant then discovers something heartbreaking

Brooke Ochoa

Brooke Ochoa was going for lunch alone - but when she invited a stranger to sit with her, she quickly made a new friend for life

Dining alone is one of the last remaining socially awkward situations - but one woman who was after a 'table for one' got a brand new friend instead thanks to a stranger's kindness.
Brooke Ochoa shared her story on Facebook, and it's bound to chime with anyone who has ever used a book or their smartphone as company on a solo dining date.

The ghost hotel where no guest has ever checked in

Sicily's Grande Hotel San Calogero, built in 1954 but not one guest has ever checked in

Work began on this hotel 61 years ago, but to this day it's never had a guest.
Italy's Grande Hotel San Calogero in Sicily now lies in a state of disrepair. Since work began in 1954 there have been many 'grand openings' planned that turned into false dawns.
The site for the hotel is perfect for observing all the beauty of the Italian island. Situated close to the thermal baths it was supposed to be the perfect spot of relaxation for tourists.

Jimmy Carter reveals he has liver cancer that has spread

Barack Obama's message to Jimmy Carter after cancer diagnosis

The former president plans to undergo treatment at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia. Carter said in a statement issued Wednesday afternoon that doctors discovered during a recent surgery on his liver that the cancer had spread to other parts of his body.

'Kokkinakis slept with your girlfriend... sorry to tell you that, mate':

Nick Kyrgios told Stan Wawrinka that Thanasi Kokkinakis 'banged your girlfriend'

Tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios is once again in hot water after brutally trash-talking his Swiss opponent during a second-round clash at the Montreal Masters. 
In a remark picked up by a courtside microphone, Kyrgios told third-seeded Stan Wawrinka a teenage Australian player, Thanasi Kokkinakis, slept with his girlfriend.
'Kokkinakis banged your girlfriend,' he said, midway through the second set. 'Sorry to tell you that, mate'. 

Chinese fire which left at least 44 dead

'It's what we were told a nuclear bomb would look like': Daylight reveals utter

At least 44 people have been killed and a further 400 injured after a huge explosion hit a shipment of explosives in the north-eastern city of Tianjin, China.