‘True Viking!’ Twitter mocks Swedish envoy for panic over small fire started by Yellow Vests

As Yellow Vest protests gripped Paris once again, Sweden’s ambassador to France grumbled about police not doing anything about a fire started by protesters in front of the embassy. Her rant provoked some sarcastic responses. The latest protests by defiant yellow vests seemingly caught Swedish Ambassador Veronika Wand-Danielsson somewhat off-guard, as she apparently discovered that […]

Online-only banking is the future of managing money — here’s how to get started

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. GaudiLab/Shutterstock These days, it’s easier than ever to handle all your banking needs without ever visiting a branch. With the ability to deposit checks by taking a photo with your […]

Huge fire engulfs migrant camp in Morocco, residents claim blaze was started intentionally (VIDEO)

A massive fire ripped through a migrant camp near Casablanca, Morocco, ravaging tents and destroying what few belongings the residents had. The fire broke out near the town of Ouled Ziana Tuesday and was reportedly caused by a gas explosion just six months after a similar fire at the site. There were no reported injuries […]

This Italian Town Has Started Charging People to Enter Its Historic Center

This Italian Town Has Started Charging People to Enter Its Historic Center Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

‘ISIS member’ started Tajikistan prison riot that left 25+ people killed – report

An ISIS-linked inmate is suspected to be an instigator of a prison riot that left more than 25 people killed in a high security prison in northern Tajikistan, according to media reports. Violence broke out at the prison in the second-largest Tajik city of Khujand late on Wednesday. The prisoners joined a fellow inmate, allegedly […]

‘ISIS member’ started Tajikistan prison riot that left 25+ people killed – report

An ISIS-linked inmate is suspected to be an instigator of a prison riot that left more than 25 people killed in a high security prison in northern Tajikistan, according to media reports. Violence broke out at the prison in the second-largest Tajik city of Khujand late on Wednesday. The prisoners joined a fellow inmate, allegedly […]

Flights: Fighter jets escort plane after passenger ‘started screaming and hitting wildly’

A KLM flight flying to Amsterdam from Abu Dhabi had to be escorted by two fighter jets from the Dutch airforce after a fight broke out on board. A 29-year-old American man caused the fracas when he became “aggressive” after being asked to return to his seat. The fight broke out 30 minutes before the […]

The first major newspaper in every state — and what they looked like when they were first started

Fred Morley/Getty Images Newspapers were the primary way to find out what was going around us for hundreds of years. However, printed newspapers are not as common as they used to be. Newspapers have played an important role in the history of the United States, starting in British colonies. Publick Occurrences, the first newspaper in […]

Denzel Washington in TEARS watching Black Panther ‘I just started CRYING’

The 63-year-old star is currently promoting his new movie The Equalizer 2 and was asked what the last film to make him cry was, revealing it was one of this year’s Marvel epics. Speaking with JOE.co.uk, Denzel replied: “Black Panther, I shed a tear. “I was sitting in there – I ran into Chad[wick Boseman] […]