History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out of university. As a lad I was able to talk to my Grandad, he told me about the First World War. Not from history books, but from the sights and … [Read the full story]

A rare appearance of David Bowie

Late morning on a bustling pavement in one of Manhattan’s artier districts this week, a rake-thin man ambled along, a serene presence amid his frenetic surroundings. Wearing a flat cap, wraparound sunglasses, a tatty, grey hooded top and carrying his lunch in a paper bag, he went largely unnoticed by the moneyed shoppers browsing the … [Read the full story]

Can history repeat itself?

It is exactly eleven years ago when the twin towers in New York were subjected to a dreadful terrorist attack and 9/11 will always be remembered as the day the world mourned the wickedness in man. It will also be remembered as a day the world changed its apathy to terrorists in many countries. Northern … [Read the full story]

Police called over neighbour’s loud toilet noises

A concerned Canadian called 911 after mistaking her neighbour’s early morning noisy toilet efforts for something rather more serious. The resident in British Columbian capital Victoria feared her neighbour was in trouble after hearing a lengthy period of loud yelling and shouting coming from the man’s basement suite at approximately 5am last Wednesday. Police rushed … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1993

A bomb explodes in the parking garage beneath the World Trade Centre in New York City on this day in 1993. Six people died and 1,000 were injured by the powerful blast, which also caused the evacuation of thousands of people from the Twin Towers. An informant later identified a group of Serbians in New … [Read the full story]

Breaking News: Whitney Houston found dead

Singer Whitney Houston, aged 48, is dead. Musicians, many already in Los Angeles ahead of the Grammys, have lined up to pay tribute. Houston, whose hits include I Will Always Love You, was found dead in her room at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday, hours before a traditional pre-Grammys diner hosted by veteran producer Clive Davis, … [Read the full story]

Mark Wahlberg is a fucking idiot!

Mark Wahlberg apologised today for claiming that he could have stopped one of the 9/11 planes crashing into the World Trade Center, admitting that his comments were ‘ridiculous’ and ‘irresponsible’. The actor, who played boxer Micky Ward in ‘The Fighter’, sparked outrage with his assertion that he would have battled terrorists and taken control of … [Read the full story]

French and Germans accuse Muslims of not integrating properly

Islam is considered a ‘threat’ by millions of French and Germans, with the vast majority believing Muslims have ‘not integrated properly’, a devastating new poll revealed today. Le Monde newspaper ran the results under a headline which brands efforts to get different religious and cultural communities to live side-by-side as a ‘failure’. It will be … [Read the full story]

Woman sits on the toilet for two years

A woman in the US has supposedly been sitting on the toilet for nearly two years. You may have read our article yesterday about a French woman that was trapped in her bathroom for three days, but this story beats that hands down. Authorities in the US are trying to establish what caused a 35-year-old … [Read the full story]

The Kuran burnt in memory of 911

Widespread anger over desecration threat marking ninth anniversary of 9/11 and its timing – a day after end of Ramadan Threats by a US church to burn the Qur’an to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks – which coincides this year with the end of the holy month of Ramadan – have been … [Read the full story]

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