From glimpses of heaven to revealing their secret regrets, nurses describe the heart-wrenching last words of dying patients

19 November 2017
From glimpses of heaven to revealing their secret regrets, nurses describe the heart-wrenching last words of dying patients

* An unwell couple wanted their beds pushed together so they could hold hands* Many complain life is too short and regret spending their retirement unwell* Previous research found terminally...

100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky

19 November 2017
100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky

A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was "the glow of 100 full moons" and igniting hurried attempts...

Girl, 14, is electrocuted by faulty iPhone charger after rolling on to the cable as she slept

16 November 2017
Girl, 14, is electrocuted by faulty iPhone charger after rolling on to the cable as she slept

* Teenager died after being electrocuted by her torn iPhone charger* It is thought she rolled onto cable in her sleep while charger was plugged in* The charger cable had...

The 30-year-old who looks like a toddler: 2ft 7in man has stopped growing since the age of two

14 November 2017
The 30-year-old who looks like a toddler: 2ft 7in man has stopped growing since the age of two

* Wang Tianfang, from rural China, cannot talk and needs around-the-clock care* His heart-broken mother doesn't know what has caused her son's abnormality * But she said she wanted him...

I’m free to have romantic affair with any policewoman – IGP

12 November 2017
I’m free to have romantic affair with any policewoman – IGP

Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has said that there is no law preventing him from marrying a serving female police officer. He challenged the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central Senatorial...

Mugabe says sacked deputy plotted his overthrow using witchcraft

09 November 2017
Mugabe says sacked deputy plotted his overthrow using witchcraft

Zimbabwe's president said Wednesday he fired his deputy and longtime ally for scheming to take power, including by consulting witch doctors, while Emmerson Mnangagwa said he has left the country...

Not man, not woman: German court rules in favour of third gender category

09 November 2017
Not man, not woman: German court rules in favour of third gender category

Germany's highest court ruled on Wednesday in favour of the introduction of a third gender category for people who do not identify as either male or female or are born...

Flight forced to stop after woman learns her husband's cheating

08 November 2017
Flight forced to stop after woman learns her husband's cheating

* A flight heading to Bali was forced to stop in Chennai, India, on Sunday morning * It is believed an 'intoxicated' Iranian woman got into a fight with her...

The strange tie between Daylight Time and assault rates

07 November 2017
The strange tie between Daylight Time and assault rates

You'd think more sleep means less crankiness, but apparently not, according to a new study. The Monday after Daylight Saving Time ends in the fall is more dangerous than other...

Just 15 of the biggest ships emit more oxides of nitrogen and sulphur than all of the world's cars put together

05 November 2017
Just 15 of the biggest ships emit more oxides of nitrogen and sulphur than all of the world's cars put together

Shipping may seem like a clean form of transport. Carrying more than 90% of the world’s trade, ocean-going vessels produce just 3% of its greenhouse-gas emissions. But the industry is...

Inside the market for dead humans, where 'donated' bodies from low-income families sell for millions

01 November 2017
Inside the market for dead humans, where 'donated' bodies from low-income families sell for millions

* Many dead bodies in the US are "donated" in exchange for free or cheap cremation, thus attracting low-income and desperate families to "donate" bodies.* The bodies are often sold...

Cambridge lecturers told to register affairs with students

22 October 2017
Cambridge lecturers told to register affairs with students

* The measure is part of a campaign to crack down on harassment on campus * The university will unveil a policy that will actively discourage relationships * Says ‘personal...

Monkeypox victim commits suicide

17 October 2017
Monkeypox victim commits suicide

One of the victims of the viral disease, monkeypox, has committed suicide, Bayelsa State government said on Monday. The victim allegedly took his own life on Monday at the quarantine...

Gardener, 62, went to live in woods for TEN YEARS due to nagging wife

15 October 2017
Gardener, 62, went to live in woods for TEN YEARS due to nagging wife

* Malcolm Applegate, 62, married to his wife for three years before upping sticks* He made his way from Birmingham, where they lived, to London in three weeks* He made...

Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL

15 October 2017
Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL

Helsinki airport says Flight 666 has arrived safety in HEL - the airport code for the Finnish capital - for the last time. The Finnair flight took off from Copenhagen,...

Mexico's largest state rocked by slayings of women

13 October 2017
Mexico's largest state rocked by slayings of women

Just like any other day, Dr. Jessica Sevilla Pedraza went to work at the hospital that morning, came home for a quick lunch and then left again. The plan was...

Vaccination: Residents accuse army of plotting to depopulate South-East

12 October 2017
Vaccination: Residents accuse army of plotting to depopulate South-East

Pupils in public and private schools in South-East states on Wednesday abandoned academic activities as information spread that a vaccination exercise had been added to the outreach and was meant...

Two thirds Kaduna Primary school teachers didn’t pass primary four exams – El-Rufai

11 October 2017
Two thirds Kaduna Primary school teachers didn’t pass primary four exams – El-Rufai

About two third of primary school teachers in Kaduna State failed to score up to 75 per cent when asked to write examinations meant for primary four students. This was...

Police accuse six men of hiding in graveyard

11 October 2017
Police accuse six men of hiding in graveyard

A Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Monday granted N 10,000 bail to six men who were accused of using a cemetery in Karu as a criminal hideout....

Buhari’s wife, daughter attack Villa perm sec, management of Aso Rock Clinic

10 October 2017
Buhari’s wife, daughter attack Villa perm sec, management of Aso Rock Clinic

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has followed the footsteps of her daughter, Zahra, by criticising the management of Aso Rock Clinic. Zahra Buhari had last week taken to her...

Troops in Europe jump into lakes, wrap their phones in condoms to thwart Russian hackers

06 October 2017
Troops in Europe jump into lakes, wrap their phones in condoms to thwart Russian hackers

Russia has been hacking the cellphones of NATO soldiers stationed near its border "to gain operational information, gauge troop strength and intimidate soldiers," according to The Wall Street Journal, which...

It is funny!: Obasanjo debuts as actor in comedy skit

03 October 2017
It is funny!: Obasanjo debuts as actor in comedy skit

Nollywood star Samuel Ajibola has unveiled a behind-the-scenes photo from the widely anticipated episode of ‘Dele Issues’, starring former President Olusegun Obasanjo and is scheduled for release on October 14....

Shehu Sani mocks Buhari, says rodents may have eaten Osinbajo panel report on SGF, DG-NIA

01 October 2017
Shehu Sani mocks Buhari, says rodents may have eaten Osinbajo panel report on SGF, DG-NIA

Mr Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says rodents may have eaten the report of the panel which probed Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government of the federation, and...

Fitness instructor, 40, fed up of waiting for Mr Right marries HERSELF

29 September 2017

* Laura Mesi invited 70 of her nearest and dearest to wedding in Lombardy, Italy* The 40-year-old paid £8,700 for the ceremony, which is not legally recognised* Day included bridesmaids,...

Donkey owner in court after it EATS carrot-coloured supercar

29 September 2017

* German Markus Zahn parked his £280,000 McLaren 650S Spider near paddock* Looked in his rear view mirror to see a donkey munching on the back bumper* Insurance refused to...

People are spending up to $50,000 on plastic surgery to look like Ivanka Trump

23 September 2017

* A New York plastic surgeon revealed that the newest plastic surgery trend is "the Ivanka look." * The surgeon reports that people are requesting surgeries like cheek implants to...

Judicial officer suspended for wearing ‘short dress’ to work

23 September 2017

A judicial officer, Rosemary Namuwanga was on Thursday in Uganda, suspended for wearing a short dress to the office. Namuwanga works as a court clerk/ interpreter at Kasangati Magistrate’s Court...

Woman commits suicide over husband’s second wife plan

20 September 2017

A 22-year-old housewife has committed suicide by taking rat poison in Miga Local Government Area of Jigawa to protest her husband’s plan to marry another wife. Police spokesperson in the...

500 euro notes found flushed down toilets

19 September 2017

Swiss prosecutors are investigating why tens of thousands of euros were flushed down toilets in Geneva. The €500 (£440; $600) notes were cut up and found in the toilets of...

Dwarfs meet at festival in South Africa

13 September 2017

A recent South African festival for people with dwarfism featured dancing, a tug-of-war contest, stand-up comedy, talks on health issues facing dwarves and a Mr. and Ms. Dwarf competition. The...

Yuck or yum? Insect burgers of mealworm larvae on offer

10 September 2017

Swallow deeply, pinch the nose and repeat the mantra: "Tastes like beef, tastes likes beef." Then bite into the burger of rice, chopped vegetables, spices and mealworm larvae. The Swiss...

Girl mutilated by rats in night attack at home

09 September 2017

A disabled French girl covered in rat bites is critically ill in hospital after a pack swarmed into her bedroom in northern France. The 14-year-old paraplegic was sleeping on the...

Suitor dies during marriage flogging

06 September 2017

A young man, Yari Inusa, has died while competing with another suitor for a lady’s hand in marriage. The incident happened at Durmin Biri village, in the Kafur Local Government...

Father kills son for planning to marry older woman

05 September 2017

A man in Awka, Anambra State capital, has allegedly killed his only son, Chibuzor, for planning to marry an older woman. It was alleged that the man, whose name had...

Dressed in Islamic attire, Fayose causes stir at Eid-el-Kabir prayer

02 September 2017

Ekiti state governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, on Friday dressed in an Islamic regalia and joined other Muslims at Ado Ekiti central praying ground for Eid-el-Kabir prayers. Fayose, a Christian, was...

Uganda battles pornography with $500m annual spending

30 August 2017

Ugandan Ethics Minister, Simon Lokodo, said on Tuesday that a committee to eradicate pornography in the country had started work. Mr. Lokodo said the government blamed sexually explicit materials for...

Philippine president says police can kill 'idiots' who resist arrest

29 August 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told police on Monday they could kill "idiots" who violently resist arrest, two days after hundreds of people turned the funeral of a slain teenager into...

7 people killed by crocodiles amid dry spell

29 August 2017

Residents in Rwanda's capital say seven people have been killed by crocodiles on the banks of Nyabarongo River this month. Donata Mukanyana, a mother of six children, said her husband...

Man who had near-death experience explains what happens when 'bad souls' die

27 August 2017

It's a subject of eternal fascination and perhaps, in spite of all of mankind's scientific advancements, one of life's greatest mysteries.What happens after death is a topic everyone has an...

Loudmouth, 22, who called a judge ‘a p***y’ is jailed

25 August 2017

A foul-mouthed man was jailed for contempt of court after screaming 'who are you to tell me what to do?' at a judge - and calling him a 'p****.' Jordan...

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