A Russian soldier has pulled out all the stops to propose to his girlfriend, with his fellow officers manoeuvring 16 tanks to surround the couple in a heart shape. The high-octane romantic stunt was filmed in a video published by the defence ministry on Friday, Valentine's Day. As snow fell, the...
The Netherlands’ flag carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines apologized Friday for banning South Koreans from using a restroom on a plane amid coronavirus concerns. According to a Korean passenger onboard the KLM 855 flight bound for Incheon from Amsterdam on Monday, a hand-written note that read “cabin crew exclusive...
David Hockney’s The Splash has sold for more than $29.8 million at auction. The 1966 piece by the Bradford-born artist last sold at Sotheby’s in 2006 for £2.9m and returned to the same auction house on Tuesday evening as the star piece in its Contemporary Evening Art Auction. The painting sold...
In the latest viral challenge to overtake Twitter, people are balancing brooms upright in order to demonstrate a supposed unique gravitational pull taking place on February 10. However, the tweet igniting the #BroomChallenge — which claimed that NASA provided the scientific basis for the balancing act — has proven...
Attorney-General Christian Porter says the government will seek to work around a controversial High Court ruling that non-citizens who identify as Aboriginal cannot be deported. In a split 4-3 decision yesterday, the High Court found Aboriginal people held a special status exempt from immigration laws, after considering the cases of...
History was made in Northern Ireland on Tuesday as the first same-sex marriage took place. Robyn Peoples, 26, and Sharni Edwards, 27, made their vows on the sixth anniversary of getting together at the Loughshore Hotel in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim. That happened to coincide with same-sex marriage coming into law in...
A man who was caught on video in a violent altercation with TTC special constables on a streetcar on Friday has been charged, Toronto police say. The incident happened on-board a streetcar on the 501 Queen route, near River Street, shortly before 8 a.m. In the 12-second video posted on Twitter,...
Election season is in full swing and many candidates are looking toward Wisconsin, including former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The Democratic presidential candidate opened his second campaign office in Wisconsin Saturday. The new office is located on South Carroll Street in Madison. Award-winning actor Michael Douglas spoke at the...
When will Bob Knight return to Assembly Hall?. Assembly Hall roared as Indiana fans welcomed back the former Hoosiers coach for the first time since his dismissal in 2000. One of college basketball’s most successful coaches of all time, Knight was arm-in-arm with some former players as the 1980 Big...
A 24-year-old surfing champion has tragically died in Queensland just months after relocating to Australia. The French Surfing Federation announced that Poeti Norac died on the Sunshine Coast last weekend, though the circumstances of her death remain unclear. Norac was a French longboard champion and surf instructor. She was a runner-up in...