Wednesday 22 November 2017

Einstein's theory may be disproven

SCIENTISTS are becoming confident that they will be able to contradict Einstein's assertion that nothing travels faster than light.

Tests by Italian physicists suggest that sub-atomic particles called neutrinos can break the barrier. Einstein's theory of special relativity states that nothing can travel faster than a light beam in a vacuum -- a speed of 168,282 miles per second.

Pilot breaks free from the lavatory

AN airline captain got himself trapped in the toilet when the lock jammed. The co-pilot became alarmed when a passenger with an unusual accent tried to alert him in the cockpit.

The pilot of the Chatauqua Airlines from North Carolina to New York City eventually managed to free himself.

Public rallies to Superman fan

MIKE Meyer lost his decades-old collection of Superman memorabilia to a conman. Now people across the world have contributed to his 'Man of Steel' collection.

Donors have sent Mr Meyer, of Granite City, Illinois, stacks of Superman items to rebuild his collection. Conman Gerry Armbruster was jailed for six years.

Driver confesses via his T-shirt

A NEW York man wearing a T-shirt declaring "I'm a drunk" is facing drink-drive charges after a collision with a police car.

Suffolk County police arrested Kevin Daly (22) after the collision.

Death threats to TV star over date

TV presenter Caroline Flack says she does not deserve online "death threats" for reportedly dating 'One Direction' singer Harry Styles.

The 31-year-old, who presents 'The Xtra Factor' with Olly Murs was pictured with the 17-year-old star in London earlier this week.

'Idol' winner files for divorce

'AMERICAN Idol' winner Ruben Studdard is divorcing his wife, saying they have not lived together since last year.

Court records show Studdard filed a contested divorce from Zuri Studdard last week.

Man in court over Hell's Angel death

A JUDGE in Reno has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of the man accused of killing the president of the San Jose chapter of the Hells Angels.

Ernesto Gonzalez is accused of shooting Jeffrey 'Jethro' Pettigrew at a casino in Nevada in September.

Irish Independent

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