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80-year-old falls prey to Facebook money scam

An elderly woman in search of friendship risked falling victim to a conman encountered on Facebook after pretending to be 40 ...

Sunday, 25 Nov 2012, 05:53

Fake blind man collects €100,000 in disability

Police near Florence cited a man Friday for allegedly collecting 100,000 euros in disability benefits over the course of 12 ...

Saturday, 24 Nov 2012, 05:51

Couple jailed for having sex in Dubai taxi

A court in Dubai has jailed a British woman and an Irish man for three months for having sex in taxi. Rebeca Blake and Conor ...

Friday, 23 Nov 2012, 06:53

Slovakia removes saints' halos on new euro coin

Slovakia, responding to requests from some fellow eurozone countries, has removed the halos from a €2 coin commemorating ...

Thursday, 22 Nov 2012, 05:55

The shock of the (male) nude

An exhibition in Vienna probes our attitude towards nudity - people in the West have become accustomed to the naked female form, ...

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012, 06:56

San Francisco plan to ban nudity

San Francisco lawmakers are set to vote on whether to ban nudity in public places, in an escalating fight against a group of ...

Monday, 19 Nov 2012, 05:51

Dark chocolate makes you smart

Eating more chocolate improves a nation's chances of producing Nobel Prize winners - or at least that's what a recent ...

Monday, 19 Nov 2012, 05:51

Bono, wife and Diesel launch new line 'made in Africa'

U2 lead singer Bono Vox together with his wife Ali Hewson and Veneto-based Diesel owner Renzo Rosso said on Friday that they ...

Sunday, 18 Nov 2012, 05:57

Meat-eaters 'commit sex crimes'

Meat-eaters "easily cheat, lie, forget promises and commit sex crimes", according to a controversial school textbook ...

Saturday, 17 Nov 2012, 05:55

Poorest president?

It's a common grumble that politicians' lifestyles are far removed from those of their electorate. Not so in Uruguay. ...

Friday, 16 Nov 2012, 05:53

'Smuggler' swallows 220 diamonds

South African police have arrested a man who they say swallowed 220 polished diamonds in an attempt to smuggle them out of the ...

Thursday, 15 Nov 2012, 06:57

Titanic jewellery set for US exhibition

Jewellery retrieved from the wreckage of the Titanic is set to go on display for the first time. The collection, which was ...

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012, 05:55

Couple pretends to be blind, swindles €183,000

A couple in their early 60s has been caught swindling 183,000 euros in social benefits over the past nine years by pretending ...

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012, 05:57

Italian Radical Party organizes marijuana sit-in

Radical Party members staged a protest in front of Rome's parliament building Montecitorio on Friday asking for marijuana ...

Monday, 12 Nov 2012, 05:55

Denmark to abolish food fat tax

The Danish government has said it intends to abolish a tax on foods which are high in saturated fats. The measure, introduced ...

Sunday, 11 Nov 2012, 06:55

Local news

Muscat:Lower power tariffs out in week 1 ...

"In the first week of the electoral ...

JPO: PN on the string of Austin and RCC

MP Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando said on Monday ...

Judge allegedly bribed by free meals, car ...

Former judge Raymond Pace was on Tuesday ...

New PL government will make life easier for ...

A new Labour government will eliminate excessive ...

Europe

New EU rules against tax evasion from 1 January

New EU rules which will improve Member ...

Grape growers postpone liberalisation by ...

A coalition of grape growers, ...

Young French losing hope as prospects fade

As in other struggling European economies, ...

Household electricity consumption reaches ...

After decreasing steadily ...

World news

Syria rebels 'make fresh gains'

Rebels in Syria are reported to have made ...

Syria vice president: neither side can win

Unverified video uploaded to social networking ...

Newtown, USA mourns

Three days after the mass killing in Newtown, ...

Tunisian faith in the Revolution fades

The second anniversary of the death of ...

Earlier Gossip

Italian bishops: less extravagant weddings

The Italian Bishops Conference (CEI) ...

Saturday, 10 Nov 2012, 05:46

SA 'genitals in wallet' arrest

A man in South Africa has been arrested ...

Friday, 09 Nov 2012, 05:29

UK government opens child abuse inquiry

The head of Britain's National ...

Thursday, 08 Nov 2012, 06:51

Dog attacks: Poor training blamed

Nearly one in three UK dog owners has ...

Thursday, 08 Nov 2012, 06:14

The humour of the US election campaign

No one can say the Americans are ...

Wednesday, 07 Nov 2012, 05:58

Gaza sewer crocodile captured

A crocodile that ...

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2012, 06:56

Hide your toy planes and your pigeons – it’s ...

Chinese authorities aren’t ...

Monday, 05 Nov 2012, 06:40

Former Tory politician at centre of child ...

A former Conservative politician has ...

Saturday, 03 Nov 2012, 06:59

UK entertainer arrested in Savile-BBC scandal

British police have arrested comedian ...

Saturday, 03 Nov 2012, 05:56

Austerity at the Vatican

The Vatican said on Wednesday that ...

Friday, 02 Nov 2012, 06:59

Cristiano Ronaldo called to Berlusconi's ...

Real Madrid's Portugal striker ...

Thursday, 01 Nov 2012, 11:18

Polish Catholic Halloween warning

Poland's Catholic Church has ...

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012, 06:55

Clocks go back and winter starts

The clocks have gone back on the ...

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012, 06:58

Glitter snared in Savile probe

Former pop star Gary Glitter was ...

Monday, 29 Oct 2012, 06:59

Earthquake experts asked back

The government on Friday asked members ...

Sunday, 28 Oct 2012, 07:51