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World’s biggest plane lands in Perth

World’s biggest plane lands in Perth

The world’s biggest jet touched down in Perth at 11.50am today, giving 20,000 people an opportunity to see the king of the sky. Photo/Getty Image Thousands of spectators have lined up around Perth Airport to watch the world’s biggest plane touch down in Australia for the first time. The Antonov An-225 Mriya – the only […]

Baby born with 31 fingers and toes

Baby born with 31 fingers and toes

The parents of a young boy born with 15 fingers and 16 toes are attempting to raise enough money to enable their son to undergo life-changing surgery. The three-month-old boy, Hong Hong, has polydactylism, a congenital condition in which those affected are born with additional digits. He has two palms, but no thumbs on either hand. Hong Hong lives in […]

Egypt Air Domestic Flight Hijacked, Lands in Cyprus

Egypt Air Domestic Flight Hijacked, Lands in Cyprus

(BBC)An EgyptAir airliner has been hijacked and forced to divert to Larnaca airport on the south coast of Cyprus. Flight MS181, an Airbus A320 carrying 81 passengers from Alexandria to Cairo,was taken over by at least one hijacker. A passenger who said he was wearing a suicide belt ordered the flight crew to divert to […]

Devil image spotted on rib Steak goes Viral in Mexico

Devil image spotted on rib Steak goes Viral in Mexico

The Devil’s in the detail: Image of rib steak goes viral in Mexico after horns and face of Satan were spotted in the meat The steak is believed to have come from Mexico’s largest meat processor SuKarne and the picture taken in La Paz in Baja California Sur Rib steak has a striking resemblance to […]

Pope washes feet of Muslim migrants, says ‘We are brothers’

Pope washes feet of Muslim migrants, says ‘We are brothers’

Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of Muslim, Christian and Hindu refugees Thursday and declared them all children of the same God, as he performed a gesture of welcome and brotherhood at a time of increased anti-Muslim sentiment following the Brussels attacks. Francis denounced the carnage as a “gesture of war” carried out by […]

Murdered man ‘sits up’ at his own funeral

Murdered man ‘sits up’ at his own funeral

A Puerto Rican man who was shot and killed earlier this month has been laid to rest “just as he was in life” in an extremely unconventional funeral. Fernando de Jesus Diaz Beato, 26, was shot 15 times in the Villa Carolina neighbourhood of San Juan on March 3 and police say they have no […]

Twins born to different fathers, DNA test confirmed

Twins born to different fathers, DNA test confirmed

In fact, one study estimates that as many as 1 in 400 sets of fraternal twins is “bipaternal.” All siblings can have different fathers but how about twins? It may be rare but it did happen. Twins can have different fathers. A DNA test in Vietnam confirmed two-year-old twins were born with different fathers after their mother […]

Inventor of email Ray Tomlinson, is dead at 74

Inventor of email Ray Tomlinson, is dead at 74

Internet pioneer Ray Tomlinson, who is credited with the invention of email, has died at the age of 74. The US computer programmer came up with the idea of electronic messages that could be sent from one network to another in 1971. His invention included the ground-breaking use of the @ symbol in email addresses, […]

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