Entries by Sara C Nelson

Saudi Arabia Awards 'Services To Islam' Prize To Indian Cleric Zakir Naik Who Blamed George Bush For 9/11

(0) Comments | Posted 2 March 2015 | (11:49)

A controversial Indian preacher who described the 9/11 attacks as “an inside job” has been awarded one of Saudi Arabia’s top prizes for his “services to Islam”.

Mumbai-based Dr Zakir Naik was among five recipients of the King Faisal international prize, presented by...

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Mystery Over 200 Skeletons Found In Mass Grave Under French Monoprix Supermarket

(0) Comments | Posted 2 March 2015 | (10:24)

More than 200 skeletons have been discovered in a mass grave under a supermarket in Paris, France.

The remains were discovered during redevelopment of the basement of a Monoprix on Rue Sebastopol, France 24 writes.

It adds the supermarket stands on the former site of a...

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MH370: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Mystery 'Solved' By British Boeing 777 Pilot Simon Hardy

(0) Comments | Posted 2 March 2015 | (08:31)

A senior British pilot claims he may have solved the mystery of what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Boeing 777 captain Simon Hardy also believes he knows where the doomed aircraft came to rest, following a six month examination of flight data.

Using a unique...

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Leonard Nimoy Dead: Star Trek's Mr Spock Dies Aged 83

(81) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (17:17)

Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83.

The actor, who played Mr. Spock in the sci-fi TV series, was taken to UCLA Medical Center in LA earlier this week suffering from chest pains.

Nimoy had recently revealed...

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White And Gold Dress Is Leading Blue And Black Dress In #TheDress Debate

(3) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (11:27)

White and gold dress or blue and black dress? The internet has adjudicated on a pressing topic which has caused a thousand headaches and rows across the globe.

THAT dress, which has divided opinion like no other topic we’ve seen, which has topped Twitter trends near constantly...

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Gary Glitter Fan Waves As Singer Is Jailed For Sex Attacks On Schoolgirls

(122) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (10:37)

Loyal to the end, fans gathered in the courtroom where Gary Glitter was on Friday sentenced to 16 years in jail for a string of historic sex attacks on three schoolgirls.

As the 70-year-old learned he faced the prospect of dying behind bars one fan waved at...

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White And Gold Dress Or Blue And Black Dress? The Internet Is Totally Divided

(22) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (08:25)

UPDATE:

Blue and...

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Atheist Richard Dawkins Says Children Should Be Protected From Parental Religious Indoctrination

(142) Comments | Posted 26 February 2015 | (11:44)

Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins has argued that children with religious parents must be protected from indoctrination.

Dawkins expressed concerns to the Irish Times that parents are given too much leeway when it comes to their children's education. The biologist, who is...

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Emma Thompson And Greg Wise Refuse To Pay Tax Over HSBC Scandal

(120) Comments | Posted 26 February 2015 | (11:14)

Actor Greg Wise has vowed to stop paying tax until those involved in the HSBC scandal are jailed.

Wise, who is married to Oscar winner Emma Thompson, says his famous wife is also joining his act of civil disobedience.

He told the Evening...

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Claudia Lawrence Detective Warns 'Lying Lovers' Face Arrest As Police Re-Examine Alley By Her Home

(0) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (16:41)

The chief investigator in the Claudia Lawrence case has warned people who have lied to officers probing her disappearance will be arrested.

Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn, head of North Yorkshire Police’s major crime unit and the senior investigating officer in the case made his comments as

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Newborn Silas Philips Photographed In Still-Intact Amniotic Sac (GRAPHIC IMAGE)

(4) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (13:34)

WARNING: This report contains some graphic content, reader discretion is advised

A baby born three months early has been photographed still in his completely intact amniotic sac.

Silas Philips was delivered via caesarean section at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles California.

Neonatologist William Binder took the picture...

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Ghost Of The Grey Lady Of Hampton Court Palace Photographed

(12) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (11:51)

A girl believes she may have photographed a ghostly spectre said to have haunted Hampton Court Palace since 1829.

Holly Hampsheir, 12, was visiting the royal palace in Richmond when she snapped a picture of her cousin Brook McGee using her mobile phone.

A figure in...

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MH370 Was Hijacked On Vladimir Putin's Orders And Flown To Kazakhstan Says Aviation Expert Jeff Wise

(126) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (09:35)

A science writer and pilot who has regularly appeared on TV to discuss the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has posited an intriguing theory as to what became of the notorious plane.

Jeff Wise laid out his proposition in a feature for New York Magazine entitled:...

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Dozens Injured As California Commuter Metrolink Train Crashes And Derails

(1) Comments | Posted 24 February 2015 | (16:13)

Dozens of people have been injured after a commuter train crashed into a truck and derailed in southern California on Tuesday.

Three cars of the Metrolink train were hurled onto their sides in agricultural country 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson told the Los...

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London Owl Bar To Combine Birds Of Prey With Cocktails

(5) Comments | Posted 24 February 2015 | (14:13)

Hip Londoners who have tired of our great capital’s cat café, cereal bar and crisp sandwich shop need not fret.

A pop-up owl bar is on its way for our fair shores.

Yes, that’s a pop-up owl bar. As in...

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South Korean Couple Swallowed By 10ft Sinkhole

(7) Comments | Posted 24 February 2015 | (12:10)

This is the horrifying moment a sinkhole opened under the feet of a couple simply walking along a pavement.

The incident was filmed by security cameras in the Yongsan area of Seoul in South Korea on 20 February, CNN reports.

The pair are seen...

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Mystery As Dozens Of Giant Craters Open In Siberia's 'End Of World' Region

(71) Comments | Posted 24 February 2015 | (10:34)

Up to 30 mysterious new craters are feared to have opened on the landscape of a remote region of Siberia.

The puzzle began in July last year when three giant holes - one measuring 262ft in width - were discovered in the mountainous area of the far...

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MH370: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 'Was Deliberately Flown Towards Antarctica'

(87) Comments | Posted 24 February 2015 | (08:36)

UPDATE: 'MH370 Was Hijacked On Vladimir Putin's Orders And Flown To Kazakhstan'

It will soon be a full year since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and while none of us can be certain what became of the missing aircraft, the theories continue to come...

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McLaren 650S Spider Worth £250,000 Wrecked In Collision On London's Eaton Square

(12) Comments | Posted 23 February 2015 | (15:49)

A £250,000 supercar was left crumpled beyond recognition after a prang on London’s Eaton Square.

The Monaco-registered McLaren 650S Spider collided with a Saab at a set of traffic lights on one of London’s most expensive streets.

supercar crash

Out of pocket: The remains...

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K-9 Police Dog Judge Saluted By Officers Before He Is Put To Sleep

(12) Comments | Posted 23 February 2015 | (11:45)

A much-loved police dog has been given a hero’s farewell after months wracked by illness.

German Shepherd Judge, a former star with West Deptford police department’s K-9 unit, was saluted by New Jersey authorities on Friday as he was escorted into an animal hospital to be euthanised....

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