News: World

Tourist airlifted to hospital after collapsing at top of Blarney Castle

Friday  15:01,   20 april 2018
Independent.ie

Tourist airlifted to hospital after collapsing at top of Blarney CastleThe dramatic incident began at 10am when the man, who is believed to be a tourist, complained of feeling[...]

Mum Warns About Potential Risk Posed By Soft Toys In Toddlers' Beds After 18-Month-Old Daughter Died

Friday  14:15,   20 april 2018
Huffington Post UK

A mother has launched an online campaign to raise awareness of the risk posed by soft toys in toddlers’ beds after her 18-month-old daughter suffocated and died. Dexy Leigh Walsh, 23, from Dundee, had packed teddies down the side of her daughter[...]

Investigation launched after body of man found in the Grand Canal

Friday  14:15,   20 april 2018
Dublin Live

The discovery was made in the afternoon at 4.20pmAn investigation has been launched by gardai after the body of a man was found in a Dublin[...]

Naroda Patiya case: Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction

Friday  13:56,   20 april 2018
India Today

Naroda Patiya case: Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's convictionGujarat High Court has acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in the infamous 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case. The convicts had challenged the special[...]

Will the Moon Really Glow Green Tonight?

Friday  13:45,   20 april 2018
Newsweek

The internet has come down with a case of reefer madness.According to Snopes.com, the "green Moon" is a hoax originating on social media in 2016. A post originally claimed the Moon would turn green on May 29 (which it did not). Then, the[...]

Russia: We told US where in Syria they could not bomb

Friday  13:30,   20 april 2018
Sky News

Russia has revealed it warned the US about "red lines" it should not cross before it launched airstrikes on Syria. Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov is reported to have said that officials in Washington were contacted before last weekend's[...]

California tortoise with cracked shell gets $4,000 repair

Friday  12:45,   20 april 2018
Associated Press

A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African[...]

Japanese volcano erupts for first time in 250 years, no-go warning issued

Friday  11:40,   20 april 2018
International Business Times

Japan's Mount Io volcano erupted Thursday at around 3.39 pm local time, shooting smoke and rocks into the air. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a warning to locals and banned access to the peak.Following the eruption at the 1,298 m (4,258 [...]

British Airways pilot tried to fly packed plane when FOUR times over alcohol limit

Friday  11:30,   20 april 2018
MSN

A British Airways pilot was marched off a plane in handcuffs after he tried to fly a plane packed with holidaymakers FOUR times over the legal limit. The alarm was raised by worried air crew at Gatwick Airport on January 18 just before the Boeing[...]

Opposition Moves For Chief Justice Dipak Misra's Impeachment

Friday  10:26,   20 april 2018
NDTV

Opposition Moves For Chief Justice Dipak Misra's ImpeachmentSince January, several opposition parties have been pushing for impeachment of Justice Misra. The idea was proposed by the Left Front days after four topmost judges of the Supreme Court [...]

Terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's Mumbai Properties To Be Seized By Government

Friday  10:15,   20 april 2018
NDTV

Terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's Mumbai Properties To Be Seized By GovernmentNew Delhi: Most-wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's properties worth crores in Mumbai will be taken over by the government, the Supreme Court said today, dismissing petitions[...]

Impeachment Talk "Unfortunate", Says Top Court As Plea Seeks Gag On Media

Friday  10:10,   20 april 2018
NDTV

Impeachment Talk "Unfortunate", Says Top Court As Plea Seeks Gag On MediaThe court's observation came in response to a petition that sought that the media be stopped from reporting on the issue. The petition was filed by a Pune-based[...]

What the papers say – April 20

Friday  10:05,   20 april 2018
Press Association

The resignation of a charity boss also makes the front pages.The Times leads with reports of a cabinet rift over post-Brexit immigration policy with the Home Secretary reported to back a softer policy while Prime Minister Theresa May has a[...]

'Exploding Ant' Rips Itself Apart To Protect Its Own

Friday  09:45,   20 april 2018
National Geographic

When attacked, this otherwise assuming ant also releases a yellowish goo that smells like curry.High in the treetops of Borneo, there’s an ant with a deadly secret. It can[...]

Cash crunch, Army lists high-end ammunition it won’t buy

Friday  09:30,   20 april 2018
The Indian Express

Cash crunch, Army lists high-end ammunition it won’t buyThis issue has been deliberated at the ongoing Army Commanders Conference, chaired by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat. Sources told The Indian Express that the conference is likely to accept[...]