Lady Thatcher died peacefully reading the papers

This is Baroness Thatcher’s deathbed, inside The Ritz, surrounded by the people who cared for her. The Iron Lady died ‘peacefully’ here following a stroke at 11.28am on Monday, as she sat up and quietly read. Lady Thatcher, who had suffered a series of mini-strokes over the past decade, recognised the symptoms as she fell … [Read the full story]

Naked man risked life for love of booze

A fisherman risked his life for…for his love of booze. He won two cases of bourbon for jumping on to a log racing down a flooded, crocodile-infested river…in the nude. The tiler, who didn’t want to be named, rode the makeshift raft for about three minutes before clambering back into a boat. “I’d enjoyed a … [Read the full story]

Francis is the last pope – predicts Nostradamus

Nostradamus has already predicted the fate of the final pope with eerie detail. And the first sign will soon be in our skies. The 266th pope now sits on the Throne of St Peter. According to the pen of several prophets, he will be the last. One prophet, a Saint of the Catholic Church, counted … [Read the full story]

Lost blind dog found its way home in Alaska

A dog that is blind got lost in Alaska with winter temperatures far below freezing has been found and returned home. After walking 16 kilometres, eight-year-old Abby was found and returned to her owners. “It’s a miracle,” McKenzie Grapengeter said. The blind dogs name is Abbey, and it disappeared on December 13 and turned up … [Read the full story]

Aussie DJ’s prank gets them in trouble

Prince William and Kate were “shocked and saddened” last night after the hospital nurse fooled by a hoaxer posing as the Queen committed suicide. Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found dead two days after the stunt by an Aussie DJ. Tributes were paid last night to tragic mum-of-two Jacintha, who apparently killed herself after she became … [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]

Vandas Voice – news review

Ecuador kidnapping of Australian girl was resolved peacefully. Attack on Julia Gillard and her dad was not giving her a fair go…shame on you. Twilight pair are back together are they the two leads in the proposed Grey movie…nah. More photographs of Kate Middleton now caught with her bikini briefs in disarray. It’s time Harry … [Read the full story]

FBI claimed Robin Gibb hired a hitman

Late Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb was investigated by the FBI for claiming to have hired a hitman to kill his ex-wife, according to reports. Robin Gibb, who died after a lengthy battle with cancer in May of this year, was under investigation from US authorities after making death threats against his former spouse Molly … [Read the full story]

Julian Assange is offered Aboriginal passport

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, has been offered an Aboriginal Nations passport in an inner-city Sydney ceremony after he was “abandoned” by Australian authorities. His father, John Shipton, accepted the document at a celebration at Darlington. He said his son had been jilted by the Australian government, and the passport ceremony – which follows … [Read the full story]

Qantas has 1st annual loss since privatisation

Australian airline Qantas has reported its first annual loss since it was privatised in 1995, amid high fuel costs and growing losses at its international operations. The firm made a net loss of $244m Australian dollars for the year to 30 June. This compares with a net profit of $250m in the previous year. Qantas … [Read the full story]

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