• Three sisters give birth on same day in Irish hospital

    Three sisters give birth on same day in Irish hospital

    Three Irish sisters have all given birth on the same day, in the same hospital, while a fourth sister who is also pregnant, was days overdue. The three cousins were all born at Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar, County Mayo, on Tuesday, 1 September. The sisters, who all live close to each other... Read More »

  • Country Icon Don Williams to Headline Fall Tour

    Country Icon Don Williams to Headline Fall Tour

    More than four decades after his first Top Ten country hit, singer Don Williams continues to be a popular concert draw throughout the world, thanks to his warm vocal style and easygoing nature both on and off stage. The influential Texas native, nicknamed the “Gentle Giant,” has just... Read More »

  • Lynn Anderson, ‘Rose Garden’ singer, dies at 67

    Lynn Anderson, ‘Rose Garden’ singer, dies at 67

    US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her worldwide 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, has died, aged 67. She had been in hospital in Nashville, where she suffered a heart attack on Thursday. Other US hits included You’re My Man, How Can I Unlove You? and Top of the... Read More »

  • Why Keeping Your Cool Could Be The Key To Good Health

    Why Keeping Your Cool Could Be The Key To Good Health

    Keeping your cool during stressful situations could be key to long-term health, according to a new study. Those who let go of a cheerful mood easily as they react to minor stressors of daily life have elevated levels of inflammation, according to the study. Such flare-ups are simply part of the... Read More »

  • Big Band Leader James Last Dies, Aged 86

    Big Band Leader James Last Dies, Aged 86

    He sold 80 million albums of his trademark easy-listening music during his long career James Last, the German-born big band leader and composer has died in Florida, aged 86. His manager said Last passed away in his home “peacefully and in the presence of his family,” on Tuesday after battling... Read More »

  • Man Shoots Himself In Foot To See How It Feels, Police Say

    Man Shoots Himself In Foot To See How It Feels, Police Say

    Some guys shoot themselves in the foot metaphorically. but only Adam Hirtle knows if it’s worse to do it literally. And he did it not once, but twice. Hirtle, 30, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, told investigators he purposely shot himself in the foot Wednesday night because he was curious... Read More »

  • Drone deployed to catch cheating Chinese students

    Drone deployed to catch cheating Chinese students

    The latest weapon in the fight against cheating for China’s all-important university entrance exam is a six-propeller drone. The drone flew over two testing centres in Luoyang city in central China’s Henan province to scan for any unusual signals being sent to devices smuggled by... Read More »

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