Hotel manager trapped in lift for 4 days

The Swedish manager of an Austrian hotel was trapped in a faulty lift for four days before a bread delivery man heard his cries for help. The 58-year-old was in good physical condition after his ordeal in the spa town of Bad Gastein near Salzburg, police in the mountainous Austrian province said. He told police … [Read the full story]

Seven feared dead as tunnel collapses in Tokyo

At least seven people are feared missing after parts of a major road tunnel collapsed west of Tokyo…trapping vehicles as smoke from a fire inside initially prevented rescuers from approaching. Several burned bodies have reportedly been found among the rubble at the Sasago Tunnel, around 50 miles outside the capital. Video footage from cameras inside … [Read the full story]

Charlize Theron falls for Modern Family gay man

Charlize Theron has a new man in her life. The Oscar-winning star, 37, is said to have fallen for Eric Stonestreet, who plays gay Cameron Tucker in the hit US comedy series Modern Family. Eric, 41, who recently split up with his long-term girlfriend Katherine Tokarz, was introduced to Charlize by mutual friends in Los … [Read the full story]

Woman trapped in bathroom, but her teeth are so white and clean

FRENCH firefighters freed a 69-year-old woman who spent three weeks trapped in her bathroom and whose nocturnal pleas for help by tapping on pipes, were ignored by neighbours. The woman emerged in a “very weakened” state when rescue workers, alerted by neighbours worried because they had not seen her for some time, broke into her … [Read the full story]