Iranian nuclear scientist is ‘assassinated near Tehran’ reports in Iran claim 

Iranian nuclear scientist is ‘injured in attempted assassination near Tehran’ reports in Iran claim By Jemma Carr For Mailonline Published: 09:16 EST, 27 November 2020 | Updated: 09:26 EST, 27 November 2020 A nuclear scientist dubbed ‘father of the Iranian bomb’ has been injured in an assassination attempt, state-run media reports. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi – a […]

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Funny dog moment: German shepherd scurries for cover while being chased around by Corgi puppies 

Leave me alone! German shepherd scurries for cover while being chased around by a mob of Corgi puppies A German shepherd named ‘Happy’ in China might not be as tough as she looks The canine had an apparently scary encounter with a mob of barking Corgis She is seen trying to run away while being […]

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Mosul museum reopens four years after it was destroyed by ISIS

Victory for civilisation: Museum where ISIS thugs infamously destroyed ancient treasures reopens in Iraq Mosul Museum in Iraq has reopened, six years after it was ransacked by ISIS and its exhibits destroyed  The museum is hosting a sculpture exhibition by Iraqi artist Omer Qais in its refurbished royal reception hall  Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, was […]

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Elderly woman’s face is covered in bee stingers after she disturbed a nest while fishing in Brazil

THAT’S gotta sting! Elderly woman’s face is covered in bee stingers after she disturbed a nest while fishing in Brazil A 72-year-old woman was stung by venomous African bees in Britânia, Goiás She was fishing with two women, 65 and 71, on the Tigrinho River on Wednesday The women were rescued after more than 10,000 bees swarmed around them […]

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Stag charges a deerstalker, snagging his rifle in its antlers and running off in the Czech Republic 

The deer hunter: Stag turns the tables by charging a deerstalker, snagging his rifle in its antlers and running off with it in the Czech Republic Man was taking part in hunt in a forested area near Horní Planá,  Czech Republic A dog spooked beast and it ran towards a hunter, ripping his sleeve with antler […]

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Swedish town is shocked when sky keeps turning purple

Purple haze! Swedish town is shocked when sky keeps turning bizarre colour at night (and tomato crops are to blame) Sky outside Trelleborg have begun to glow a startling purple as night falls – much to the residents’ alarm The purple hue has been caused by a new energy-efficient lighting system installed at a large tomato […]

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Child rapist collapses and begs for mercy as he is whipped 146 times in Indonesia

Child rapist collapses and begs for mercy as he is whipped 146 times during public flogging in Indonesia’s ultra-conservative Aceh province Whipping took place in Indonesia’s ultra-conservative Aceh province where it’s a common sharia punishment  The 19-year-old man who is charged with child rape grimaced and cried out while a sharia officer lashed him  He collapsed […]

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Italy’s broadcaster suspends show for ‘how to shop in a sexy way’ tutorial

Italy’s state broadcaster suspends one of its shows for giving a tutorial on ‘how to shop in a sexy way’ featuring a scantily clad woman in high heels ‘Detto Fatto’ show has been suspended for ‘perpetuating unhealthy stereotypes’  In the clip, a scantily clad woman moves seductively through the supermarket  The tutorial advises women to […]

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France’s President Macron praises Diego Maradona

French president Emmanuel Macron has praised Diego Maradona for defeating ‘Margaret Thatcher’s England’ with his ‘Hand of God’ goal in an official tribute to the Argentinian football legend, who died on Wednesday.  The Elysee hailed Maradona’s contribution in ‘the most geopolitical match in football history’ – Argentina’s 2-1 win over England in the 1986 World […]

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ISIS terrorist said he aimed his gun at US soldiers’ heads but could not bring himself to shoot them

An ISIS terrorist aimed his gun at the heads of American soldiers but could not shoot them during the Paris train attack five years ago, he told the court. Ayoub El Khazzani, 31, said he was ‘trembling’ when he took out his AK-47 automatic rifle and pistol in the toilets of the Amsterdam-Paris high-speed Thalys train on […]

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Vladimir Putin’s ‘gymnast lover’ earns ‘£7.5m as media boss’

Vladimir Putin‘s rumoured gymnast lover is now earning more than £7.5million a year as the boss of a pro-Kremlin media giant, according to leaked tax records. Alina Kabaeva is paid via billionaire Yury Kovalchuk, an oligarch close to Putin who is a shareholder of the National Media Group which she chairs, according to investigative outlet […]

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British tourists in wild brawls inside flash five-star Dubai hotel

Wild fights between partying Brits were captured on video at the weekend as multiple brawls broke out inside a flash Dubai hotel. Visitors at the Five Palm Jumeirah hotel in the UAE were filmed brawling in a lobby, in a lounge area and outside the entrance in footage posted on social media.  The hotel’s owners […]

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Greyhound looks more like a giraffe thanks to its unusually large neck

A Spanish greyhound looks more like a giraffe than a dog thanks to her incredibly long neck. Ketama often draws bewildered looks near her home in the Netherlands thanks to her unusual physical feature.  The two-year-old rescue dog is from a breed of naturally long dogs, said owner Monique Morsink. But Ketama’s proportions are more […]

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Boy, ten, locked in cockroach-infested home for eight days with no food while mother visited friends

Boy, ten, is locked in his cockroach-infested Moscow home alone for eight days with no food or water while his mother visited friends – and is only rescued after neighbours heard his screams Natalya Azarenkova, 31, was arrested after abandoning her son for eight days She left Mikhail in a flat with only dry rice […]

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Car crashes into gates of Angela Merkel’s office

Car crashes into gates of Angela Merkel’s office ahead of German leader’s meeting to discuss extending lockdown By Tim Stickings For Mailonline and Reuters Published: 04:30 EST, 25 November 2020 | Updated: 04:39 EST, 25 November 2020 A car was seen crashing into the gate of the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin […]

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World’s largest latex glove maker shuts factories amid coronavirus outbreak

World’s largest maker of PPE latex gloves shuts down half its factories after 2,500 employees are infected with coronavirus Malaysia’s Top Glove has stopped production at 28 factories amid virus outbreak The contagion contributed to Malaysia’s largest-ever spike in Covid-19 infections Top Glove has seen a huge jump in demand for its gloves during the […]

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Google plans fibre-optic cable linking Saudi Arabia and Israel

Google has begun laying the groundwork for a new fibre-optic internet cable from India to Europe that could be routed through arch-rivals Saudi Arabia and Israel.  The tech giant wants to build the $400million cable, dubbed Blue-Raman, to bypass the regional choke-point of Egypt. Plans would instead see the cable go from Mumbai to Saudi […]

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Vladimir Putin cannot take Russia’s ‘safe’ covid vaccine, Kremlin says 

Vladimir Putin cannot take Russia’s ‘safe’ covid vaccine because it is uncertified, Kremlin says Kremlin has said President Vladimir Putin cannot take Russia’s Covid vaccine ‘The head of state can’t take part in vaccination as a volunteer,’ spokesperson said Putin announced last month that Russia had developed a second vaccine  The country registered its first […]

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Europe coronavirus: Leaders outline Christmas lockdown measures

European leaders have begun outlining their plans for Christmas under coronavirus – with people warned not to hug or kiss, curfews placed on New Year’s celebrations and rule-breakers told to expect a visit from the police.  In Germany, groups of 10 will be allowed to meet starting December 23 – but the country will be […]

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Mother, 35, gives birth on the toilet before ‘drowning her newborn son in faeces’ 

Mother, 35, gives birth on the toilet before ‘drowning her newborn son in faeces and burying him in a shallow grave’ in Ukraine Ukrainian mother under investigation after allegedly drowning her newborn son  The woman, 35, secretly delivered a full-term boy in a pit toilet near her house  Detectives believe she let the child fall […]

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Mother offers ‘cannabis joint’ to her toddler to puff on in shocking footage

Mother offers ‘cannabis joint’ to her toddler to puff on in shocking footage, sparking police investigation in Brazil A woman was filmed telling her toddler to smoke a joint in Amazonas state The child takes two puffs from the joint reportedly containing marijuana Amazonas police have appealed to anyone with information to come forward By […]

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Russian childminder high on drugs decapitates six-year-old boy

Russian childminder high on drugs decapitates six-year-old boy while the child’s mother was giving birth in hospital Young boy was left in the care of 47-year-old family friend Sergey Podgornov  Podgornov was under the influence of ‘designer drugs’ and alcohol, police say  Footage from crime scene shows Podgornov confessing to the heinous act  By Will […]

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British Airways 747 bursts into flames at Spanish airport where it was being stored

British Airways 747 bursts into flames at Spanish airport where it was being stored following its retirement The Boeing 747-400 was being stored at Castellon Airport in Spain It burst into flames on Monday with smoke billowing out from behind the cockpit Firefighters put out the blaze and confirmed the plane was due to be […]

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Israeli tank accelerates and flips onto its back

Tanks for nothing: Israeli tank nearly crushes soldier guiding it onto transporter as it accelerates and flips onto its back Israeli tanker was filmed crashing off a transporter in the Jordan Valley Footage shows the tanker mounting the transporter before accelerating  Video taken from a different angle shows how the tanker drove over the edge […]

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Benjamin Netanyahu ‘flew to secret meeting with Saudi crown prince’

Benjamin Netanyahu ‘flew to secret meeting with Saudi crown prince in major step towards Israel’s acceptance in Arab world’ Israeli PM and spy chief met crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, reports say It would be the first known encounter between senior Israeli and Saudi officials Israel has already normalised relations with Bahrain and the UAE […]

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Man fined for saying he was ‘going to smash a guy’s face in’ on Covid-19 form in France

Man is fined for saying he was ‘going to smash a guy’s face in’ on Covid-19 form needed to be outside during lockdown in France The man, 39, headed out in the early hours of Saturday carrying a flick knife Police found him lurking behind a car in Lannion, Brittany, with a printed form A […]

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Lamborghini scraps ad campaign featuring girls in crop tops

Lamborghini scraps ad campaign featuring provocatively-dressed young teen girls posing in front of their cars following outcry Lamborghini hired a renowned Italian photographer for its advertising campaign But her image of a teenage girl with an exposed midriff has sparked a backlash The carmaker has removed the photos after criticism from the mayor of Palermo  […]

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Egyptian security officials will face trial for allegedly killing and torturing Cambridge student

Egyptian security officials will face trial for allegedly killing Cambridge student who was tortured so badly his mother had to identify him by the tip of his nose Giulio Regeni’s tortured body was found on a roadside in Cairo in 2016 He suffered many broken bones and had letters carved into his skin The PhD […]

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German hospitals feel pressure of Covid-19 second wave

German hospitals are coming under pressure from the second wave of Covid-19 after months of having enough capacity to take in patients from other hard-hit European countries. Germany took in hundreds of sick people from Italy, France and the Netherlands during the first wave, and more recently had patients airlifted in from Belgium.  But its […]

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