Millennial men most likely to be fooled by scams, robocalls

Phone scammers are making make more money than ever and their easiest targets are millennials and men, according to a new report. Americans have lost an estimated $10.5 billion to phone scams in the last 12 months, up from $8.9 billion in the previous 12 month period, according to a report from Truecaller, a caller ID and spam call blocking […]

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One in 10 Japanese men are 40-year-old virgins, study finds

One in 10 straight Japanese men are still virgins when they reach their 40s, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Tokyo say the findings are partly linked to social and economic status – poorer men were more likely to be virgins than those on high salaries. Men with lower incomes were up to 20 times more likely […]

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Father convicted of acid attack plot to injure his three-year-old

Father and five men are convicted over acid attack to ‘burn, maim or disfigure’ his son aged THREE as part of cruel plot to scupper wife’s divorce attempt The 40-year-old father was unanimously convicted at Worcester Crown Court  Asked imam if he could ‘kill his wife and his children in accordance with religion’ He and co-conspirators sprayed sulphuric acid on […]

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Men and woman pierce faces at Indonesian street festival

Hundreds of men and women pierce their faces with skewers and swords ‘because they believe they are possessed by supernatural powers’ for Indonesian street festival The festival celebrations were held by ‘tatungs’, who seemed transfixed by music during the parades   People pierced their bodies, hit themselves with machetes and swords and walked over nails during parade  A ‘tatung’ is […]

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Huawei and China, Facing U.S. Charges, Have Few Ways to Retaliate

SHANGHAI — Ever since Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer at the Chinese technology giant Huawei, was arrested in Canada nearly two months ago, Chinese officials have denounced the move as “wrongful” and “arbitrary” — a political affair cloaked in a judicial one. Now that the United States has laid out its case against Ms. Meng in greater detail, neither […]

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Irish men charged with Australia murder

Two Irish men have appeared in court charged with the murder of a man in Australia. Christopher McLaughlin, 24, and Nathan Kelly, 21, originally from County Donegal, are accused of the murder of 66-year-old Paul Tavelardis. Mr Tavelardis was found with critical injuries on the side of a road in the Summer Hill area of Sydney in the early hours […]

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Gingerbread men banned at Scottish Parliament

Gingerbread men banned at Scottish Parliament as part of a new drive to ‘stamp out sexism’ Gingerbread men are replaced by gingerbread persons in Scottish Parliament The Parliament coffee shop re-named the sweet treat in case it causes offence A survey found 30 per cent of women working in the Scottish Parliament believed they had been sexually harassed Gingerbread men have been replaced […]

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