Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Burmese slave Myint Naing (top right) left home to work in Thailand in 1993 - but fell in to forced labour on fishing boats and ended up being taken to the Indonesian island of Tual.
The 39-year old is said to be having a 'steamy affair' with Amanda Boyd, 27, who divorced former PGA Championship winner Jason Dufner (pictured left with Woods and top right) in April.
Some 3,000 people were forced to abandon their dinner and drinks after a fire broke out on Centre Court. One woman was taken away from the main show court in south-west London on a stretcher.
A firefighter was arrested on a charge of inducing panic after allegedly reporting a non-existing fire so he could be sent to the scene and earn money, police in Ohio said.
Lorain police said that they have arrested 27-year-old Dean Evans, after being accused of reporting the false fire so he could go to the scene and earn a salary.
28-year-old Renaud Junior Plaisir of New Hampshire was apprehended on Tuesday morning after he was found by home owners John and Elinor Terrell fast asleep in their guest bedroom with items that he stole from their house all around him.
The family of a young Irish woman who survived a plane crash in California have said it's a miracle she survived.
Collette Kenny (26), from Carrigallen in Co Leitrim, was travelling in a light aircraft as part of a sight-seeing trip in California when it crashed into a mobile tower killing experienced pilot William Dalo (55) at around midday on Sunday.
A Dublin dad heroically dived into the sea in a doomed bid to save his son and his son’s girlfriend after a freak wave swept them away. Barry Ryan (51) drowned alongside his son’s girlfriend, Niamh O’Connor (20), in the tragedy in Baltimore.
Barry Davis Ryan (21) remains missing, presumed drowned.
The Ryans, originally from Dublin, are members of the Ryan family which founded retail giant Penneys,
It’s believed that Ms O’Connor, from Glanmire in Cork, was swept out to sea from rocks while admiring the Beacon beauty spot outside the west Cork village just after 6pm yesterday.
CHILDREN aged between four and 18 years old will enjoy a fortnight of free travel on public transport services from next Monday.
Holders of child Leap cards will be entitled to free travel on Dublin Bus, Luas, DART, short-hop commuter rail in Dublin and Bus Eireann city services in Dublin and surrounding counties, Cork, Limercick, Galway and Waterford.
The author, 55, from Brighton, said in an emotional post written on her Facebook page this morning that her son Jack, whose father was writer Cosmo Landesman, 60, had taken his own life. She wrote: '
Temperatures hit a sweltering 36.7C (98F) at London Heathrow Airport by 3.30pm, making it the warmest day in Britain for 12 years. But there was concern among health officials that the young children, pregnant women and the elderly could be at risk from the heatwave.
Gardai are appealing for the driver of the car to come forward after the car described as a silver Volkswagen Golf failed to remain at the scene
The former Chelsea star admitted that he was close to joining the Gunners from Sparta Prague in 2002, but work permit issues scuppered the move
There was confusion on Monday at Ejigbo, after a housewife, Mrs Joy Bakare, impregnated by her secret married lover died in her lover’s custody after she gave birth to twins in Lagos State, western Nigeria.
The incident happened at Aya-Oye Street, Ejigbo, Lagos where her lover simply called Fatai kept her after she became pregnant for him.
Fatai took the late Joy from her matrimonial home to a single mother’s apartment in Ejigbo after she became pregnant for him.
“We will kill you today. When we kill you, other journalists will leave this place alone.” Four suspected smugglers yelled as they pummeled a journalist, Yomi Olomofe. Not done, the hoodlums, after about 10 minutes of battering, took their victim to a refuse dump nearby, pummelled him some more, and left him for dead.
|In an interview with the gay newspaper Pink News Mr Lamb said TV companies needed to think about promoting gay characters|
More gay characters are needed on children’s television to send out the message same sex relationships are of ‘equal value’ to any other, Lib Dem leadership contender Norman Lamb has said.
Mr Lamb, who is standing against Tim Farron for the party leadership, said having a gay Peppa Pig should ‘absolutely not be out of the question’.
The former care minister said the lack of same-sex relationships on children’s TV suggests there is a ‘limit’ to gay rights.