July 19, 2019

Kidney Illness forces Jonah Lomu out of charity boxing event

Jonah Lomu's ongoing kidney disease means he has been forced to withdraw from the Fight for Life charity boxing event next month. The 36-year-old had been training hard for the fight but has now ended up on dialysis and the future of his transplanted kidney appears bleak. At last night's IRB … [Read more...]

Skinny dip organisers claim world record

Organisers of a mass skinny dip on the Gower penisula in Wales have claimed a new world record after hundreds of naked swimmers took off their clothes and took to the sea. Almost 400 people took part in the Midsummer Skinny Dip at Rhossili Beach which raised £12,000 for the Marie Curie Cancer … [Read more...]

Beatrice’s royal wedding hat to be auctioned on eBay

Princess Beatrice's infamous royal wedding hat will be sold on eBay to raise money for charity. The sale was announced by Beatrice's mother Sarah Ferguson on the Oprah Winfrey Show during Sarah's angst ridden take on getting left off the royal wedding invite list. The most talked about hat for … [Read more...]

Writer claims ‘Three Cups of Tea’ author lied about story

Jon Krakauer the best selling US author of 'Into Thin Air' claims that key elements of fellow US writer Greg Mortenson's book 'Three Cups of Tea' are false. The claims have been aired in a 60 Minutes investigation aired last night in the US. Krakauer says "It's a beautiful story. And it's a lie." … [Read more...]

Fraser-Kirk everything charity nil

None of the $850,000 Kristy Fraser-Kirk will receive from her out of court settlement with David Jones will find its way to charity. The publicist was taking department store chain David Jones to court over allegations that its former chief executive Mark McInnes made sexual advances towards her … [Read more...]