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Ethiopian Airlines crash was second new Boeing failure in three months

THE Ethiopian Airlines crash last Sunday was the second involving a brand-new Boeing 737, just three months after 189 passengers were killed in a tragedy in Indonesia. The deaths of 157 passengers and crew, when the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed within minutes of take-off in Addis Ababa, raise serious questions about the safety […]

Canning firm staff face being canned!

WORKERS at a Southern Spain canning company claim they will be axed if they take longer than two minutes in the loo! Their astonishing claim has been backed up with a video on social media networks, posted by Paco Cabello, of the Andalucian Trade Union of Workers (SAT). Several workers have now denounced the humiliation […]

Designer Lagerfeld dies

LEGENDARY Chanel director Karl Lagerfeld, the German-born designer, artist, and photographer, died on Tuesday in Paris at the age of 85. He reinvented the luxury brand and transformed it, following his appointment in 1983, and Lagerfeld also served as creative director of Italian label Fendi, along with his own brand, Karl Lagerfeld. It is believed […]

Mystery of human bones, dug up by man in his garden

AN investigation has been launched by police after a mysterious set of human remains were dug up in the back garden of an ex-pat Brit. Costa del Sol police were alerted by the Olive Press, after British expat Nicholas Smith, 63, had tipped-off the online newspaper when discovering parts of a skull, jaw and leg […]

The Patriots’ Complex Dynasty

As you’re no doubt aware by now, the New England Patriots just won another Super Bowl, breaking several NFL playoff records in the process and further cementing themselves as one of the great American sports dynasties. There really aren’t any more questions to ask about their elite level throughout the 21st century so far. Tom […]

Stolen car carried a huge weapons’ pile

GRENADES, submachine guns and detonators have been seized by Spanish police from UK-registered car, which had been stolen. The weapons were found in an abandoned Volkswagen Golf, in a quiet street, in Malaga’s expat area of Benahavis. The British authorities, which had notified Spanish cops that the vehicle was stolen, asked them to monitor it. […]

Virgin celebrating journey into space

RICHARD Branson’s Virgin Galactic company has taken a gigantic major step towards realising Richard Branson’s “dream” to bring space travel to the masses. SpaceShipTwo/VSS Unity landed from its maiden space flight as Richard Branson was present to congratulate the Virgin Galactic team and The Spaceship Company. The historic day saw the first human spaceflight to be […]

And the top award is around 600 cars!

NARENDRA Modi, India’s Prime Minister, has helped a diamond merchant hand over no fewer than 600 cars to his employees as a thank-you for their efforts. The employees, of Hari Krishna Exporters, a diamond trading company run by Savji Dholakia, received the Suzuki cars, made in India, with a total showroom value of more than […]

Baby is sheer magic for ‘gay’ penguins!

PENGUINS Sphen and Magic, both male, are happy to announce the arrival of their chick, whom they hatched, and are sharing the job of looking after it. The ‘gay’ couple are said to be “doting” on their tiny offspring, Sphengic, who was born on 19th October, weighing just over 3ozs, at Australia’s Sea Life Sydney […]

Scientists put finger on iceberg rectangle

A GIGANTIC, monolith iceberg was spotted by NASA scientists, as they were being flown over Antarctica during an airborne survey. The rectangular berg was sighted off the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, near the Larsen C ice shelf. The NASA experts, who believe it might have broken off the shelf recently, say the sharp […]

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