Thursday 21 September 2017

Airline shows mile-high film

The in-flight entertainment on some planes run by Australian airline Qantas currently contains a somewhat unusual offering -- a movie that purports to elucidate the mysteries of female sexual pleasure.

The 50-minute French film 'The Female Orgasm Explained', is carried on long-haul aircraft and comes with a warning that it is for mature audiences only.

Hungry mum left her baby on street

A Swedish woman who police say left her baby unattended outside a Massachusetts restaurant

while she ordered food inside was reported for possible child maltreatment.

Police said they were summoned to the Bueno Y Sano eatery in the town of Amherst after the one-year-old boy was left in his pushchair on the footpath for about 10 minutes.

Black Sabbath set to rock again

Ozzy Osbourne could be reuniting with Black Sabbath for a new album and tour, according to the group's guitarist Tony Iommi.

The original line-up -- including frontman Ozzy, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward -- has not toured since 2005, while their last album together was 1978's 'Never Say Die'.

Mayor admits doctoring photo

The mayor of Vilnius in Lithuania has admitted distributing a deliberately altered picture to news organisations around the world intended to dramatise his anti-parking campaign in the capital.

Arturas Zuokas's office sent a photo showing him riding an armoured personnel carrier, but two other people had been erased from the image, which appeared in newspapers and websites worldwide.

Bachmann's Elvis 'birthday' blushes

US Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann offered a "happy birthday" message to the late singing legend Elvis Presley on Monday, even though August 16 is the anniversary of his death in 1977.

"Happy Birthday, Elvis!" Bachmann shouted from the stage at a presidential campaign stop in the parking lot of The Beacon, a South Carolina drive-in restaurant.

Irish Independent

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