A CCTV video of a pensioner has gone viral as he was seen fighting off an armed mugger who had tried to rob him at a cash-point. Former bus driver Trevor Weston had stopped at a Sainsbury's cash machine at 6am to get some money for his daily papers when...
South American volcano showing early warning signs of ‘potential collapse,’ research shows. One of South America’s most prominent volcanoes is producing early warning signals of a potential collapse, new research has shown. Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador — known locally as “The Black Giant” — is displaying the hallmarks of flank instability,...
A woman has been reunited with her late husband’s high school class ring which she lost in Portland 47 years ago, after it was found in a Finnish forest in January. Debra McKenna, 63, lost the ring while she was a student in Morse High School, Maine, in 1973. She...
Any owners of the ghost ship the MV Alta have up to a year to reclaim it, with the abandoned vessel to undergo an initial assessment on Tuesday morning as mystery deepens over its recent past. The 77metre-long ship came aground on rocks west of Ballycotton on Saturday due to...
Authorities in Burundi have announced the discovery of more than 6,000 bodies in six mass graves. The findings in Karusi province are the largest since the government launched a nationwide excavation in January. Pierre Claver Ndayicariye, chairman of the country's truth and reconciliation commission, told journalists on Friday that the remains...
Armed men allegedly took off with hundreds of rolls of toilet paper in Hong Kong as coronavirus fears have left the bathroom necessity in short supply. Toilet paper has have become a hot commodity since the outbreak of the virus on mainland China. Three knife-wielding robbers stole 50 packs...
The mystery of the contents of a purse found in the space between a locker and a wall in an Ohio middle school have been revealed. The red purse covered in dust was discovered last year by Chas Pyle, a custodian at North Canton Middle School, when he was reattaching...
A 12-year-old girl who was abducted from a hospital room by her armed grandmother has been found unharmed. Evelyn Miller, 66, was arrested by the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office at a hotel in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and her granddaughter, Adreana Miller, 12, was found with her after Evelyn Miller allegedly took...
Tim Hortons is overhauling its loyalty program after parent company Restaurant Brands International Inc. announced that profits at the coffee chain are down, and its coffee and doughnut giveaways are partly to blame. Restaurant Brands International Inc. released its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results on Monday, showing Tim Hortons profits...
A skier was asphyxiated following a bizarre accident on a lift at Vail Ski Resort. The 46-year-old was reportedly getting onto Vail's Skyline Express lift Thursday when he slipped through a gap in the seat. Tragically, authorities say his coat got caught when he slipped through and then wrapped around...