Peru's Garcia, former president and political chameleon, kills himself to avoid arrest

LIMA (Reuters) – Alan Garcia was the charismatic chameleon of Peruvian politics, once popular enough to be elected president twice. But his terms were filled with ups and downs and he eventually became caught up in the Odebrecht bribery scandal that rocked Latin America. Garcia, 69, fatally shot himself in the head on Wednesday at his home in Lima as […]

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ISIS says it has killed 362 people in 92 attacks in three days

ISIS claims to have killed 362 people in 92 attacks around the world in just three days in a ‘revenge invasion’ after the collapse of its ‘caliphate’ Islamic State claimed the attacks took place from April 8 to 10 across the world It claimed responsibility for attacks in 80 cities including Kolomna near Moscow But analysts sceptical terror group could have […]

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Three people killed in head-on crash after a car drove the wrong way up a slip road

THREE people  have been killed in a head-on horror smash after a car drove the wrong way down a slip road. The victims were all travelling in the same vehicle when they were ploughed into by another car in Fletton Parkway in Peterborough, Cambs. Cops have arrested the driver of the other car on suspicion of causing death by dangerous […]

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People around the world celebrate International Woman’s Day

People around the world celebrate International Woman’s Day – from smiling marches, to angry protests – in a bid to push for sexual equality People around the world came together to mark International Women’s Day and to protest against inequality Activists from the feminist group Femen targeted Hamburg’s red light district for their protest on the day Protesters in Berlin, […]

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Why people are paying up to $200 to see a chef talk but not cook

They’re “live on stage”, usually for “one night only”, and tickets for their shows can cost up to $200 a pop. But they’re not musicians – they’re celebrity chefs, the rock stars of this food-obsessed age. Just don’t expect them to do any cooking up there. Yotam Ottolenghi has just “played” to sell-out audiences at the Sydney Opera House and […]

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Polar vortex blamed for at least 12 deaths, including an Iowa student

Pre-med student, 18, freezes to death in -51F wind chill – as another 11 people die across the Midwest and record-breaking cold snap heads for the East Coast At least 12 people have died as record-breaking low temperatures continue to wreak havoc across Midwest University of Iowa student, Gerald Belz, 18, was found outside an academic hall just before 3am Wednesday  […]

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People Thought Lolo Jones Got Kicked Off "Celebrity Big Brother" For Fighting With Tamar Braxton, But She Wasn't

UsWeekly is reporting that Celebrity Big Brother has had its first real drama emerge from the boiling mass of washed-up has-beens and never-wases who are all stewing in a house together. Toni Braxton’s sister Tamar Braxton and Olympic hurdler/the virgin who can’t stop talking about being a virgin Lolo Jones got into it big time and things got physical, almost. And fans thought […]

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