Entries by Sara C Nelson

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Urges Women 'Not To Laugh In Public', Social Media Floods With Giggling Selfies

(25) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 10:49 AM

The deputy prime minister of Turkey has urged the women of his country not to “laugh in public” and they have responded brilliantly – by literally laughing in his face.

Bülent Arınç delivered a speech complaining of “moral corruption” during an Eid el-Fitr meeting on 28 July,...

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Palestinian Teenager Farah Gazan Is Live Tweeting From Gaza (PICTURES)

(1) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 8:02 AM

A teenage girl claiming to live in Gaza is live tweeting the bombardment of her city by Israeli troops.

Her Twitter account identifies her as Farah Gazan, a 16-year-old apparently relaying the heart-breaking destruction of her neighbourhood, 140 characters a time.

On Monday Israel moved to escalate its...

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Josie Cunningham Is Selling Tickets To The Birth Of Her Third Child

(8) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 6:57 AM

Professional tabloid provocateur Josie Cunningham is selling tickets to witness the birth of her third child – and guess what?

All four tickets have sold out. Only four tickets you say? Well, apparently she’ll be raking in an eye-watering £30,000 for the stunt.

The 23-year-old wrote...

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New Zealand Herald Accidentally Runs Image Of Dead Jackass Star Ryan Dunn In Report About Israeli Soldier Killed In Gaza

(8) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 4:14 AM

A newspaper has apologised after running a front page story about the death of a New Zealand born Israeli soldier – alongside a photo of late Jackass comedian Ryan Dunn.

Entitled Kiwi Killed In Gaza, the New Zealand Herald splash told of the death of Staff Sgt...

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Shaken Monthly Cocktail Kits Deliver You A Bar In A Box That Won't Break The Bank

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 9:23 AM

As well as being one of the more enjoyable ways of turning tipsy, a grown-up cocktail can lend you an air of class. And if you've made it yourself, it spells out that important message: “Yes thank you, my bar talents extend beyond opening a can of lager.”

Maybe...

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'Creepy' Porcelain Dolls Left At Family Homes With Little Girls (PICTURES)

(8) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 4:52 AM

In what could be a plot straight out of a horror film, a series of porcelain dolls have been anonymously left outside homes in California.

What’s more the dolls (eight in total) are said to look like the little girls which live in the properties in the...

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Circumcision Led To Penis Amputation, Claims Man Suing Alabama Hospital

(5) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 3:14 AM

A 56-year-old man is suing a hospital after claiming a doctors mistakenly amputated his penis during a routine circumcision.

Johnny Lee Banks Jr, of Birmingham, Alabama, filed a suit on Tuesday suing the Princeton Baptist Medical Centre for medical malpractice, the Associated Press...

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Why I Spend One Night a Week Supporting South London's Sex Workers

(7) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 7:00 PM

On Thursday nights between the hours of 10pm and 1.30am, you will usually find me cruising the streets of Brixton in a van with blacked-out windows.

I'll be parking down side streets and you'll probably see me roll down the windows and pass the occasional package to someone.

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Malaysia Airlines: Parents Of Three Children Killed In MH17 Crash Tell Of 'Hell Beyond Hell'

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 6:57 AM

A couple who lost their three children when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine last week have released a statement detailing their grief.

Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris’s children Otis, 8, Evie, 10 and Mo, 12, all perished in the crash, as did Norris’s father...

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Costa Concordia: Haunting Images From Inside The Doomed Ocean Liner (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 5:17 AM

These evocative images show the inside of the doomed Costa Concordia after more than two years of resting in the ocean.

Once colourful luggage lies in one room, now faded and caked in salt and mud.

A further shot shows belongings, perhaps thrown from some of...

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Indian Teenager Ashik Gavai Has 232 Teeth Removed In ‘World Record' Surgery (PICTURES)

(3) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 4:22 AM

Surgeons have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager.

Ashik Gavai was admitted to JJ Hospital in Mumbai last week with swelling in his lower jaw.

The 17-year-old was suffering from a condition known as complex odontoma or benign tumour of the tooth,...

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MH17-Flugzeugabsturz über der Ukraine: Video aus der Unglücksmaschine aufgetaucht

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 3:31 PM

Passagiere räumen ihr Gepäck in die Ablagen, der Flugkapitän gibt letzte Anweisungen. Ein Video mit diesen Szenen ist im Internet aufgetaucht - und soll von einem Passagier des später offenbar abgeschossenen Fluges MH17 stammen.

Der 14 Sekunden lange Clip wurde auf einen Instagram-Account hochgeladen, der dem Passagier Md Ali Md...

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Chilling Audio 'Proves' Rebels Shot Down Boeing

(33) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 5:14 AM

Audio said to be from intercepted phone calls between rebel fighters apparently admitting to downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has emerged.

Though the calls have not been independently verified, Ukraine’s intelligence agency released audio and transcripts of the calls in which pro-Russian separatists appear to confess to...

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Passenger Published Video On Board Doomed Jet Before Take Off

(2) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 4:19 AM

Footage reportedly filmed by a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 moments before take-off has emerged.

The 14-second clip was uploaded to an Instagram account belonging to Malaysian passenger Md Ali Md Salim, the Star reports.

It shows passengers placing bags in overhead lockers and...

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Thunder & Lightning Erupt Over Britain But Heatwave Warnings Remain In Place (PICTURES)

(17) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 3:23 AM

Furious storms erupted above the skies of Britain last night – though the heatwave warning remains in place.

There were more than 3,000 lightning strikes in two hours in the UK, BBC Weather writes.

According to the Met Office, Friday could top Thursday as the hottest...

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 'Shot Down In Ukraine Near Russian Border'

(135) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 11:21 AM

Almost 300 people have died including reportedly, nine Britons, after a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was apparently shot down near the Russia - Ukraine border.

Flight MH17 - a Boeing 777-200ER travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur - was in transit over the war-torn region when it disappeared...

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Jeremy Meeks: Was Hot Convict Shot Dead By Wife On His Release?

(13) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 9:54 AM

Being that we’ll not be receiving any new pictures of “hot convict” Jeremy Meeks any time soon, the internet has responded with great vengeance and furious anger… by killing him off.

Yup, Huzlers reports Meeks was released from jail late on Tuesday night… and was...

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BBC Weather Presenter Carol Kirkwood Is Upstaged By A Urinating Dog (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 4:47 AM

It shouldn’t happen to a weather presenter.

But sadly for Carol Kirkwood, it did.

Kirkwood was presenting a BBC Breakfast weather segment from the beach in West Wittering, Sussex, when the producer's dog Connie wandered into the background as she addressed the camera.

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Casey Stoney, Gay England Women's Captain Is Having Twins With Partner Megan Harris (PICTURE)

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 4:00 AM

England Women’s captain Casey Stoney has announced she is expecting twins with her partner Megan Harris.

The 32-year-old announced the news on Twitter, via a column for BBC Sport.

Prefacing it with: “Myself and @MegsHarris7 have some very exciting news...”...

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Mystery 262ft Wide Crater Opens In Siberia's 'End Of The World' Region (VIDEO, PICTURES)

(5) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 8:27 AM

A 262ft crater wide has opened up in a remote region of Siberia.

The mysterious hole appeared in a mountainous area of the far north in Yamal – a name meaning “end of the world”.

It was filmed from a passing helicopter by engineer Konstantin Nikolaev....

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