Chinese cracking down on Strippers at funerals

  China is cracking down on strippers who perform at funerals. According to a statement from the Ministry of Culture on Thursday, the government plans to work closely with the police to eliminate “obscene” performances, which are held with the goal of drawing more mourners. Pictures of a funeral in the city of Handan in…

Calbuco volcano erupts twice after 43 years

The 6500 feet high Calbuco volcano in southern Chile,  600 miles from Capital Santiago,  has erupted twice in the space of a few hours this week after lying dormant for 43 years.  A huge column of lava and ash being sent several kilometres into the air. The authorities have declared a red alert and evacuated…

800 feared dead in Nepal Earthquake 7.9 Richter scale

800 people are reported to have died  and several thousands trapped in the rubble, in a powerful earthquake measured 7.9 in the Richter scale, struck between Nepal capital Kathmandu and city of Pokhara at 06:11:25:80 UTC on 25 April 2015. Termors were felt across the region as far afield as Pakistan, Bangladesh and Delhi,NCR, Bihar, Jaipur,…

Kohi, AB de Villiers, Starc ensures RCB win by 9 wickets

Pepsi Indian Premier League, 22nd match: Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Sardar Patel Stadium Motera, Ahmedabad, Apr 24, 2015  Rajasthan Royals 130/9 (20/20 ov) SPD Smith 31 off 28, 2 fours, Sr Watson 26 off 22, 4 fours 1 six, MA Starc 22-3, HV Patel 23-2 RCB 134/1 (16.1/20 overs)   Virat Kohli…

Barthwaite century launches solid defence in second test

England tour of West Indies, 2nd Test: West Indies v England at National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada, Apr 21-25, 2015 West Indies 299 all out 104.4 0vers,  MN Samuels 103 off 228, 14 fours, M Ramadin 31 off 80, 5 fours. SCJ broad 61-4, JM Anderson 47-2 England 464 off 144.1 overs,  AN cook…

Joe Root century helps England dominate the second test!

England tour of West Indies, 2nd Test: West Indies v England at National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada, Apr 21-25, 2015 West Indies 299 all out 104.4 0vers,  MN Samuels 103 off 228, 14 fours, M Ramadin 31 off 80, 5 fours. SCJ broad 61-4, JM Anderson 47-2 England 464 off 144.1 overs,  AN cook…

Iyer, Tahir propells Delhi Daredevil to first win in 10 matches

Pepsi Indian Premier League, 21st match: Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi, Apr 23, 2015  Delhi Daredevils 190-4 SS Iyer 83 off 56 7 fours 5 sixes, Jp Duminy 78 off 50 3 fours and 6 sixes, MJ McClenaghan 38-2 SL Malinga 23-1 Mumbai Indians 153-9, Rohit Sharma 30 off 24.…

PINK REGAINING STATUS AS COLOUR OF POWERFUL WOMEN

In the past few years pink has been in and out of the fashion agenda, and this encompasses being a colour sometimes though not always, adopted by people who want to portray their sexuality through sporting the colour on clothing apparel or simply wanting to wear it to show controversial attitudes but now – at…

Cook and Trott half centuries lift England to a good start

England tour of West Indies, 2nd Test: West Indies v England at National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada, Apr 21-25, 2015 West Indies 299 all out 104.4 0vers,  MN Samuels 103 off 228, 14 fours, M Ramadin 31 off 80, 5 fours. SCJ broad 61-4, JM Anderson 47-2 England 253 for 3,  AN cook 76 off…

KEVIN SPACEY STANDS DOWN AS LONDON OLD VIC DIRECTOR..

Today is William Shakespeare’s birthday and many of his plays have featured at The Old Vic. Indisputably the most famous theatre in  The whole World – The Old Vic in London’s Waterloo area with a long and very fascinating history, has announced the US Star Kevin Spacey is now standing down as its Artistic Director…