June 16, 2019

Football stadium collapse leaves one dead, 14 injured

A construction worker has been killed and 14 others injured when part of a football stadium roof they were working on collapsed in the Dutch city of Enschede. The Grolsche Veste football stadium is home to top Dutch football side FC Twente. It was having renovation work done to expand its seating … [Read more...]

96 year-old Dutch lady confesses to 1946 murder

A 65 year-old murder mystery has been solved with the confession of a 96 year-old woman for the shooting of Construction magnate Felix Gulje in 1946. The mayor of Leiden, Henri Lenferink, said a woman has confessed to the killing, saying she did it because she believed that Gulje had collaborated … [Read more...]

E. Coli cases in Germany on the rise

The number of people in Germany infected by a deadly strain of E.Coli has risen sharply. Most of the 1,500 people infected are from Germany with Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK, also affected. The death toll has risen to 17 from the strain of … [Read more...]

England v India – Thrilling tie at Cricket World Cup

India and England have fought out a thrilling tie in their Cricket World Cup, Group B match at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore. Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar had scored a superb 120 to see India to an imposing 338 in 49.5 overs. Yuvraj Singh (58) and Gautam Gambhir (51) provided excellent support. … [Read more...]

Japan suspends whale hunt after “dangerous attacks”

Japan has suspended its annual Antarctic whale hunt in the Southern Ocean because anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd is tailing its mother ship Nisshin Maru. Hirosh Kawamura, an official at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, said the hunt has been "temporarily suspended" since … [Read more...]