Tuesday 12 December 2017

US aquarium gets 'animal hospital'

A CALIFORNIAN aquarium is opening an animal hospital that will be able to treat all sorts of sea creatures, from baby sea horses to sea lions. The Molina Animal Care Centre will let visitors watch while animals are treated.

A live feed will also allow aquarium surgeries to be broadcast to the local children's hospital so patients and their parents can watch.

Teen sues school over nude images

AN American teen is suing a Pennsylvania school after her principal confiscated her mobile phone, found nude images and gave it to prosecutors.

The 17-year-old accuses Tunkhannock Area High School principal Gregory Ellsworth of illegally searching the phone.

'Dead' woman is alive and well

A WOMAN identified as dead by her parents in a morgue a month ago has turned up alive and well. Tea Buric (39) was supposedly buried and mourned but when police answered a domestic call at an apartment in the Croatian city of Split, fingerprints showed her true identity.

The body turned out to be that of a 44-year-old woman who had disappeared earlier that month.

Ex-Spice Girl gets own reality show

FORMER Spice Girl Mel B is to star in a new reality series as she lets TV cameras into her home and her life.

The 10-episode TV series will begin screening in the US in September.

Madonna furious over jailed gays

SINGER Madonna has condemned a Malawian court decision to jail a gay couple for 14 years -- and demanded it be challenged "in the name of human dignity".

The case of Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza has drawn international condemnation and ignited a human rights debate about the conservative southern African country.

Defoe faces trial after World Cup

TOTTENHAM and England footballer Jermain Defoe will go on trial, after the World Cup, accused of using a hand-held mobile phone while driving last year.

Defoe (27), of Cuffley, Hertfordshire, denies using the phone at the wheel in Loughton, Essex.

Irish Independent

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