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Archeologists Find Ostia More Astounding than Pompeii

Archeologists Find Ostia More Astounding than Pompeii

Archeologists working near Rome in the site of Ostia Antica, the ancient port to the capital, have uncovered evidence of astounding new ruins.  Already an impressive and remarkably intact set of monuments, Ostia is now found to be at least 40 percent larger than previously envisaged. The find is a major excitement and already being […]

Bottle of Wine Is NSW Premier’s Undoing

Bottle of Wine Is NSW Premier’s Undoing

Red, red wine, goes to your head, sang UB40 back in the eighties. “Makes you forget..” It certainly had a potent effect on Premier of New South Wales, Barry O’ Farrell’s memory. The NSW premier completely forgot he had been given a bottle of the most expensive wine ever produced in Australia, the legendary Penfold’s […]

Russell Brand Sues The Sun, Gifts the Money to Hillsborough

Russell Brand Sues The Sun, Gifts the Money to Hillsborough

The Justice for the 96 campaign will be the recipients of the damages Russell Brand won from The Sun newspaper for defaming him. The Sun newspaper is loathed by most of the citizens of Liverpool, and with this award coming on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy, the Scousers could not be more appreciative […]

Has Banksy Been Caught on CCTV? (Video)

Has Banksy Been Caught on CCTV? (Video)

CCTV footage outside a youth club in Bristol may well have captured the elusive and anonymous artist in the early hours of Sunday morning. His identity is safe though. The pictures are far too indistinct to cause a threat to blowing his cover. The cameras show a white van pulling up, and two men, both […]

Ludicrous Pakistani Baby Murderer Charge Is Dropped

Ludicrous Pakistani Baby Murderer Charge Is Dropped

They say the Law is an Ass, and nowhere was this more apparent than in Pakistan this week as a nine-month old Pakistani baby appeared in court accused of murder. The child, Muhammed Musa Khan, yawned loudly as the charge was eventually dropped on Saturday. With his bottle of milk clutched tightly, he sat on […]

Easter Bunny Should Steer Clear of New Zealand

Easter Bunny Should Steer Clear of New Zealand

If the Easter Bunny is determined to get to the Land of the Long White Cloud this year he better watch his back. No doubt the terms and conditions of his contract specify that he deliver hidden chocolate to all the children of the world, including small members of visiting royalty, but does a danger money […]

France Brings in Ban on Out-of-Hours Email

France Brings in Ban on Out-of-Hours Email

By inexorable osmosis, since the advent of the smartphone in the early 1990s, emails have followed workers into every corners of their lives and at all hours. Once upon a faraway time, people left their offices for the day, put on their coats and went home.  They did not have to think about their work […]

Controversy over Glasgow’s Demolition Plans for Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Controversy over Glasgow’s Demolition Plans for Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

One of the totemic landmarks of Glasgow, the towering cement blocks of the Red Road Flats, have been ear-marked for entertainment, as the organizers of the Commonwealth Games plan to blow them sky-high. The demolition will feature as part of the opening ceremony when the Commonwealth Games commence in July. Many are finding it in […]

Perfume for Peace: Barb Stegmann’s Business Makes Ethical Scents

Perfume for Peace: Barb Stegmann’s Business Makes Ethical Scents

Canadian Barbara Stegemann never intended to become a parfumier, nor a retail activist , but her company combined to make her both, creating perfume from the chaos of war.  Stegemann went to the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She studied sociology. Her best friend was Trevor Greene, a student in journalism.  After […]

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