Saudi woman barricades herself in Thai hotel fearing relatives will kill her at home

A young Saudi woman has barricaded herself into a hotel in Thailand, saying that she has fled from abusive relatives and will be killed if sent back home. Her claims have caught the attention of human rights campaigners. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, a Saudi national, says she intended to seek asylum in Australia but a […]

Disney Wants Visitors to Stop Spreading Relatives’ Ashes at Park

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Muslim family of 13 convert to Hindu to pressure police after relative’s ‘murder’

A Muslim man living in India was so desperate to have the death of his son properly probed by police that he and 12 members of his family converted to Hinduism in the hope it would prompt adequate support from authorities. Akhtar Ali, from the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, told reporters he and […]

Man who lost five relatives becomes angry voice for Kemerovo fire survivors

Last week Igor Vostrikov was a successful businessman, married with three young children. Today he says that he has “nothing more to lose” and will fight for justice to be served. Vostrikov recalls that his wife, Elena had been “beyond panic” by the time she reached him at around 4 p.m. on Sunday. Elena, who […]

Royal wedding: Meghan Markle’s snubbed relatives speak out about not receiving an invite

Meghan Markle, 36, will wed Prince Harry, 33, in May in a lavish Royal Wedding ceremony The former Suits actress seems not to have invited several members of her family It has been confirmed her father, Thomas Markle, will be coming to the UK for the big day Monday 26th March, 9.36am The duo also […]

1,000 of militants & relatives leave Syria’s E. Ghouta for Idlib – Russian MoD

Militants and members of their families, 988 people in total, exited the besieged Eastern Ghouta area through a humanitarian corridor on Saturday. The deal was struck with the Failaq Al-Rahman militant group following the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria-sponsored negotiations, the Russian military said on Sunday. The people have been transferred to the Syrian Province […]

Tales from the crypt: Russian granny kept relatives’ mummified bodies in her apartment for years

An elderly woman in the Moscow Region turned her apartment into a crypt. Police found the mummified bodies of two of her relatives lying on the floor covered with a blanket. The chilling discovery was made in the town of Podolsk on Wednesday, the Investigative Committee said. The 77-year-old woman told officers the mummies were […]

Dementia WARNING – Signs to look out in relatives for this Christmas

Family and friends should look out for early signs of dementia in older relatives this Christmas, urged NHS chiefs. Something as simple as forgetting to switch the oven could be a sign of an early neurodegenerative condition, they said. Forgetting to get someone a present could also be a sign of dementia. It doesn’t have […]

Monkey see, monkey do: Top 10 facts about man's closest evolutionary relatives

1. Monkey Day celebrates monkeys and “all things simian” including apes, tarsiers and lemurs. 2. The Burmese sneezing monkey, discovered in 2010, clears its nose by sneezing when it rains. 3. On the Japanese island of Yakushima, monkeys have been seen riding deer.. 4. Last year the National Portrait Gallery marked Monkey Day by tweeting […]