Thursday 18 January 2018

Warning for racists

A CAFE owner says she is so fed up dealing with apparently racist customers that she has put up a sign warning them she is black.

Martha-Renee Kolleh claims people have walked out after seeing the colour of her skin. She has now resorted to placing a sign on the door of Yeanon Cafe in Ossett, West Yorkshire, which reads: "Attention! Everyone be aware. I am a black woman, and always will be. If you are allergic to black people, don't come in."


A BABY girl safely delivered in a broken-down lift has been named Ella – after the elevator she was born in.

Mother Melissa Cavanagh called paramedics to her home on the ninth floor of a block of flats, West Midlands Ambulance Service said. Ms Cavanagh, boyfriend Paul Yeomans and the three medics all got into the lift, only for it to grind to a halt.


A BEACH hut has gone on the market for £200,000 (€232,000) despite having no toilet, running water or mains electricity.

The 12ft by 18ft wood pad has stunning sea views and sleeps four but has no mains sewage and the buyer will have to walk to a nearby amenity block for toilet facilities. Despite the price, it is expected to be snapped up as the small row of huts rarely go on sale.


THE tiny Minnesota tourist town of Dorset has elected a four-year-old boy as mayor.

Robert Tufts is known for his fondness of ice cream and fishing. The job is a ceremonial position and his only major act so far has been to put ice cream at the top of the food pyramid.


Australian police investigating a suspected break-in at a charity shop discovered the culprit was a 19ft python.

Police initially thought a thief had fallen through the ceiling and then escaped – until members of staff spotted the giant snake the following day. A snake catcher hauled it away. It has been relocated to nearby wetlands.


POLICE responding to a woman's screams coming from a house in Michigan discovered she was simply registering disgust at her boyfriend's flatulence.

A neighbour told officers she had heard someone shouting "Stop! No!" A police spokesman said: "She admitted she'd been shouting, but said it was because her boyfriend had continued to pass gas, and she was yelling at him to stop."

Irish Independent

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