Doves lay nest on Dubai Crown Prince’s Mercedes

Shiekh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, also known as FAZZA, refused to use his Mercedes G-wagon SUV after doves built a nest on its windscreen. He shared a time-lapse video of the doves helping the chicks out of the eggs. On social media which had over one million hits in less than 24…

Three dead as train derails amid Thunderstorm

A passenger train derailed in Aberdeenshire killing three, the driver, conductor, and a passenger,  six peopled were rushed to nearby hospitals, but their injuries are not believed to be severe. The train hit a landslide after heavy rain and thunderstorms which caused flooding and travel disruption across Scotland. Thirty emergency services were rushed to the…

The UK is officially into recession

The UK economy suffered its worst and biggest slump on record between April and June due to coronavirus lockdown measures, shrinking as much as 20.4 per cent compared with the first three months of the year. The UK is officially into recession. Household spending plunged as shops were ordered to close, while factory and construction…

NMC Health  collapses

Former FTSE 100 company has damaged reputations of London and the UAE. The Abu Dhabi based hospital operator BR Shetty (77) set up healthcare provider NMC in 1975, after emigrating to the United Arab Emirates from his native India, He created an emerging market company with a seductive pitch to investors and a charismatic founder…

Barbie masks

French designer Anne Sophie Cochevelou has been designing extravagant face coverings adorned with anything she can find from the Barbies to Pokeman toys. She wants to inspire people to get more fun and creative with their masks.

Covid-19 over 20.3m infected worldwide

There have been over 20.3m cases of COVID-19 around the world and 739, 428 deaths with the US suffering from more than 5m cases, 3m in Brazil, and 2m in India.   # Country, Total New Total New Total Active Serious, Tot Cases/ Deaths/ Total Tests/ Population Other Cases Cases Deaths Deaths Recovered Cases Critical 1M…

Hope Gap

This film is based on the novel “The Retreat from Moscow” written by its Director and Screenplay writer William Nicholson. It stars renowned actress Annette Bening (Grace) and celebrated actor Bill Nighy (Edward) together with Josh O’Connor (Jamie) and Aiysha Hart (Jess).  Included in the films Nicholson has been involved in are Les Miserables, Gladiator,…

The Secret: Dare to Dream

Katie Holmes plays a widow called Miranda Wells who is struggling to bring up her three children. A bad storm brings a devastating challenge in the shape of a mystery man – Josh Lucas playing Bray Johnson who makes the family whole again.  But what is his secret? This 107-minute long film had a budget…

43 dead in torrential monsoon landslide

43 people including three children have died with several dozens more feared buried after torrential rains triggered a landslide in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. The Landslide swept tea plantation workers housing settlement in Idukki district late Thursday while the residents were sleeping. The death toll could steadily rise as over 500 rescue workers…

Crocodile crossing the Highway

Ten-foot long crocodile spotted crossing a highway in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri in India. The reptile was spotted by the locals when they were accompanying the group cattle who were grazing and informed the forest officers who rescued the crocodile and released it in a pond.