Robber who attacked woman with crowbar jailed for life

Image copyright South Wales Police Image caption Retired teacher Ruthann Yandle used to teach English at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr in Gowerton A man has been jailed for life for a “horrific and unprovoked” crowbar attack on a 73-year-old woman. Jeffrey Paul Lloyd, 40, hit retired teacher Ruthann Yandle four times as she lay “helpless” on…

Woman Gets Letter From A Stranger — Then Sees It’s Written To Her Dog

Here’s what the letter said (translated from Portuguese): Hi, my friend.  I’ve noticed that you’ve been crying a lot when you’re alone, and I’ve been through this phase.  I talked to my mom yesterday and together we decided to give you these toys, so you have a distraction when you feel alone. I’m here to…

An Airline Told a Breastfeeding Woman to Cover Up. Social Media Weighed In.

LONDON — The Dutch airline KLM has found itself in the middle of a heated debate over breastfeeding in public, after the company said it might ask women to cover themselves while breastfeeding onboard if other passengers said they were offended. The issue came to light after Shelby Angel, a woman from Sacramento, Calif., wrote…

Merkel: The steady woman whose shaking has touched a nation

Image copyright EPA Image caption Every incident is being watched carefully for signs of illness Angela Merkel celebrates her 65th birthday on Wednesday, but despite speculation about her health she intends to stay chancellor until the end of her current term in 2021. A series of severe shaking incidents at official events has got Germans…

Claverham ‘gimp suit’ man terrifies woman in village

Image copyright Handout Image caption The victim took this picture as the “gimp man” came towards her A woman says she is scared to go out after enduring a “terrifying” encounter with a man wearing a gimp suit in a dark village lane. She was walking in Claverham, Somerset, when she saw “someone charging at…

Pat McCormick: Man and woman charged over murder

A 26-year-old man has been charged with the murder of County Down man Pat McCormick. The body of the 55-year-old from Saintfield was found at a lake in nearby Ballygowan on Tuesday. A 21-year-old woman has been charged with assisting offenders and perverting the course of justice. The man and the woman were arrested in…

Texas woman shares home with mother’s corpse for three years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police tape (file image) A woman in Texas, US, has been arrested after her mother’s decaying remains were found in the two-bedroom home she shared with her daughter. Police believe the grandmother, 71, suffered a fall in 2016. They allege her daughter, 47, failed to provide adequate help at…

Woman ‘choked to death’ at Reading mental health hospital

Image caption Prospect Park Hospital specialises in mental health illnesses A woman put too much food in her mouth when she choked to death while in the care of a mental health trust, an inquest heard. Pauline Parr collapsed aged 72 after suffocating on what is thought to have been a sandwich at Prospect Park…

Australian Woman Travels to Ten Countries in 12 Weeks on Cryptocurrency Alone

Many of the critics of cryptocurrency asset like Bitcoin and Ethereum argue that nobody spends them as they are intended to be, and even less accept it as payment making everyday tasks like shopping or traveling extremely challenging if only using cryptocurrency as a means to pay for goods and services. However, a Gold Coast,…

Woman dies after car hits Specsavers opticians in Boston

Image caption The car crashed into Specsavers on Wide Bargate in Boston A woman has died after car crashed into a branch of Specsavers opticians. The woman, in her 40s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the car smashed into the shop on Wide Bargate in Boston, Lincolnshire Police said. The driver, who…