NBA icon Jordan slaps Charlotte Hornets star Monk after early celebration (VIDEO)

Charlotte Hornets star Malik Monk felt the wrath of NBA legend Michael Jordan when the youngster let his emotions get the better of him and nearly cost his team victory against the Detriot Pistons. Deep into the fourth quarter against the Pistons Jeremy Hunt put the Hornets up 108-106 with just 0.3 seconds left on the […]

Court slaps Navalny with another 20 days of civil detention, bringing criminal prosecution closer

Alexey Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days of administrative arrest for organizing violent protests that caused damage to police property. One more civil sentence will result in the activist facing a criminal prosecution. The sentence was passed by the Simonovsky court on Monday evening. The judge pronounced Navalny guilty of organizing illegal protests that […]

Brussels slaps six Russian companies with Crimea-related sanctions

The European Union has extended sanctions against six Russian companies in connection with their work in Crimea and the construction of a bridge to the peninsula. According to the Official Journal of the EU, the sanctions will target construction engineering company Institute Giprostroymost, Russia’s largest heavy-construction company Mostotrest, engineering and construction corporation VAD ZAO, infrastructure […]

Priest loses temper & slaps toddler during baptism (VIDEO)

A video has emerged online which shows a French-speaking priest slapping a crying toddler during a baptism. A shocked father grabs the child out of the clergyman’s arms. The incident took place inside a church during a baptism ceremony, as seen in footage that emerged on Wednesday. Visibly scared, the toddler is crying, which apparently […]

Germany slaps Volkswagen with $1.8bn fine in emissions cheating scandal

Germany has fined Volkswagen €1 billion over the auto maker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, public prosecutors have announced. The company said it won’t be appealing the fine, one of the highest ever imposed by Berlin. The €1 billion (US$ 1.8 billion) fine was ordered by the prosecutor’s office in the German city of Braunschweig. It’s […]

Trump administration slaps steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach The White House approved a 30% tariff on imported solar panels. The tariff will apply only to solar cells and modules above 2.5 gigawatts. WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, marking his first moves to erect trade restrictions under […]

Nintendo’s Labo playset slaps the Switch into build-your-own cardboard toys

Enlarge / Labo looks like a trip, Nintendo. (credit: Nintendo) Nintendo has announced a new build-your-own-accessories line for the Switch console, dubbed Nintendo Labo. It will arrive on April 20 in the United States and Japan and April 27 in Europe. Labo’s two playsets, the $ 69.99 Variety Kit and the $ 79.99 Robot Kit, […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Shirley Ballas slaps Giovanni Pernice's BUM in impromptu move

The new head judge set about explaining how the BBC stars should be performing a Jive and asked along Debbie McGee‘s current dance partner to help her out.  The pair impressed as they took to the small stage to show off their fancy footwork. But it was one moment in particular where Shirley, 57, slapped […]

“Quebec has been attacked. Quebec will resist” – warns Premier as US slaps tariff on Bombardier

Published time: 27 Sep, 2017 15:02 Edited time: 27 Sep, 2017 15:18 The Premier of Canada’s Quebec province Philippe Couillard has blasted Boeing, accusing the company of unfairly trying to destroy Bombardier. Read more The United States has imposed a 220 percent tariff on the Canadian aircraft maker after Boeing complained it was selling jets […]

Sunday Brunch CHAOS as guest SLAPS Tim Lovejoy as he refuses to listen: 'Can't see!'

MasterChef winner Angellica, 41, began nattering away to herself as Tim, 49, and Simon Rimmer, 54, became entranced by the stove after the meat they were cooking caught on fire. Angellica asked: “Oh no are those burning, are they alright?” as Tim replied: “It’s funny how people get scared when we have some flames or […]