A judge in Saudi Arabia has said husbands are allowed to slap their wives if they spend lavishly, a Saudi newspaper reported this past weekend.
A British diplomat and a doctor have been able to visit a pregnant British woman being held in a Laos jail, a spokesman for the British Embassy in Bangkok said Wednesday. A British vice-consul was allowed to see Samantha Orobator in jail on Tuesday, the spokesman told CNN.
The BBC has been fined £150,000 ($220,000) after broadcasting two episodes of comedian Russell Brand’s radio show in which he left abusive phone messages on an actor’s phone. The incident involving Brand, the host of the Radio 2 program which aired the calls, and the entertainer Jonathan Ross, who took part, provoked outrage
The boys knew the world only through television and the little that their mother remembered. And so now, Stefan Fritzl, 18, and his little brother Felix, 5, are getting used to sunlight. After spending their entire lives imprisoned in a cramped, windowless cellar deep underground along with their mother, Elisabeth, they are now being cared for in a special wing of a clinic near Amstetten, Austria.
At the time, it seemed one of the unanimous lessons of the tragedy of Sept. 11 law enforcement agencies at all levels of government have to do a better job of sharing information with each other in order to prevent terror plots.
Getting an exclusive broadcast interview with all four members of U2 was the easy part. Getting an advance copy of their new CD required a bit more strategizing
Three men set themselves on fire in a shopping area in downtown Beijing Wednesday, Chinese state-run media reported. Ivan Cameron, six, passed away early Wednesday, the UK’s Press Association reported a Conservative Party spokesman as saying.
An all-American team is set to enter Formula One in 2010 — bucking the global economic downturn which has forced motorsport’s elite category to introduce a series of cost-cutting measures. Ivan Cameron, six, passed away early Wednesday, the UK’s Press Association reported a Conservative Party spokesman as saying. “It is with great sadness that David and Samantha Cameron must confirm the death of their six-year-old son Ivan,” the spokesman said according to the agency.
Behold the two faces of Facebook: It’s such a smart young company.