Sunday 18 February 2018

Gerrard 'hottest' player for gay men

Gay men have voted Steven Gerrard the "hottest player" in the English Premier League.

The Liverpool and England midfielder topped the table in a poll conducted by, the UK's largest online gay dating website. Fernando Torres was in second place, while Peter Crouch received only 2pc of the vote, leaving him bottom of the list.

Screaming closes Indian parliament

Angry opposition politicians paralysed India's parliament yesterday with screaming demonstrations against the government.

The speakers of both houses of parliament adjourned their morning sessions within minutes after screaming opposition politicians drowned out officials.

Criminal 'walks free' from court

One of South Africa's most wanted criminals slipped from custody yesterday by walking out of a Pretoria court door with the public.

Bongani Moyo, arrested after a much publicised manhunt, was in court charged with the armed robbery of nearly three dozen banks.

Girl (6) crashes as aunt lets her drive

A US woman allowed her six-year-old niece to back her car out of a tight parking spot, wrecking two other cars in the process.

Rebecca Beatty (55), from Pennsylvania, was charged with driving offences after picking up her niece from school. Another car was parked so close that she could not get in her vehicle, so she let her niece back the car out.

US man shoots himself in privates

An American accidentally shot himself in the penis while putting a gun in the waistband of his trousers.

Police in Phoenix, Arizona, said 27-year-old Joshua Seto and his fiancee, Cara Christopher, were walking toward a grocery store when the shooting happened last week.

Sibling gang like Bonnie and Clyde

Three siblings who embarked on a crime spree likened to Bonnie and Clyde have been captured after a high-speed car chase and shoot-out that followed a manhunt across the US.

The Dougherty Gang boasted of being "rednecks" who wanted to "shoot guys and wreck cars" and were equipped with a "large arsenal", including an AK-47, several high-calibre rifles and handguns, the police said.

Irish Independent

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