November 18, 2019

‘It’s thanks to my patience’: The world’s oldest living married couple share their secret to 80 years of marriage

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By Molly Thomson From Insider Masao and Miyako Matsumoto are the oldest living husband and wife, and they have been married for over 80 years. Miyako attributes much of their marital success to her patience. Relationship experts agree that patience is critical for a long and healthy marriage. With the US life expectancy hovering around […]

Kabul suicide bomber kills 48 in tuition centre attack

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From BBC Forty-eight people have been killed and 67 injured in a bomb explosion at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, the country’s health ministry says. Police say a suicide bomber walked into the centre while teaching was under way and detonated his bomb belt. Many of those killed are believed to be teenagers […]

Lombok earthquake

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Lombok earthquake: Destruction and death in Indonesia From BBC Pictures from Indonesia show the extent of the damage after Sunday’s deadly quake. An injured quake victim waits for medical help outside the Moh. Ruslan hospital in Mataram on the Indonesian island of LombokAFP More than 90 people have been killed and hundreds injured by an […]

Indonesia mob slaughters nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge killing

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From BBC A mob of villagers has killed nearly 300 crocodiles at a sanctuary for the animals in the Indonesian province of West Papua. The slaughter was in retaliation for a local man thought to have been killed by one animal from the site. Officials and police said they were not able to stop the […]

France wins World Cup

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World Cup 2018: Celebration as France lifts the trophy From BBC French fans in Paris celebrate in front of the Eiffel Tower, 15 July 2018Image copyright REUTERS Image caption Crowds party in front of the Eiffel Tower French fans have been celebrating after their team scored a 4-2 victory over Croatia to win the 2018 […]

Fires across Europe

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Adriatic fires prompt evacuations in Montenegro and Croatia From BBC Montenegro has appealed for international help to fight forest fires as neighbouring Croatia battles to stop flames reaching its second city, Split. Fires have raged along the Adriatic coast for days, prompting dozens of tourists and residents to flee the Lustica peninsula in Montenegro. A […]

Bomb attack near Cairo Coptic cathedral kills at least 25

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From BBC A bombing near the Coptic cathedral in the Egyptian capital Cairo has killed at least 25 people, officials say. Dozens of others were injured in the blast at St Peter’s church during a Sunday church service. The church is adjacent to St Mark’s cathedral, within the same complex. Photos and video footage showed […]

Lynn Tilton Battles Cayman Islands Directors on Zohar-I Bankruptcy

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By PEG BRICKLEY From Wall Street Journal Zohar-I’s directors have asked a judge to throw out bankruptcy petition Distressed-company investor Lynn Tilton lashed out at the Cayman Islands corporate directors who moved to block her attempt to force one of her debt-investing vehicles into bankruptcy. She says the directors have ignored their duties to Zohar—a […]

12 Police cars so awesome you’ll want to get arrested [PHOTOS]

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By Alex Davies From Business Insider Wikimedia Commons Gone are the days when cops roll around town in beat up Crown Victorias. Today, you can find police officers patrolling the streets in everything from Lamborghinis to Aston Martins. Even the more run-of-the-mill Fords look impressive. We’ver rounded up the craziest, most impressive police cars from […]