Rome Airport police explode ‘suspicious’ bag which turns out to be filled with COCONUTS

Rome’s Fiumicino Airport in Italy saw high drama yesterday afternoon after police blew up a suspicious bag. However, fear quickly turned to farce when it became clear that rather than containing a bomb, the luggage held lots of coconuts. An eyewitness photographed the incident which saw the Italian police simply abandon the exploded bag and […]

Cancer time bomb is ready to explode

The cutting-edge treatment has been hailed as “a new dawn” for cancer medicine and for some patients, it could be a potential cure. Experts say the immune-boosting drugs have become “victims of their own success” while government regulators say they cannot afford to pay for the medicine beyond the time frames that proved effective in […]

‘We will take the land by force’: South Africa’s land crisis may explode into racial violence

The controversial land-confiscation policy proposed by the Ramaphosa-led ANC government could ignite clashes among South African citizens, who are split into two rival camps on the issue along racial lines. The new legislation allowing land seizure without compensation, which was proposed by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) as early as 2015 and supported by […]

Tensions explode after baffling injustice

SOUTH African captain Faf du Plessis hit back at his Australian counterpart Steve Smith’s criticism of the decision to overturn a ban on South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada. Rabada’s punishment of three demerit points for deliberate physical contact with Smith in the second Test in Port Elizabeth was reduced to one point, overturning a […]

Refuelled Missile to explode in 100m final

THE Magnussen swagger is back. He may have qualified only third-fastest for the men’s 100m freestyle final, behind defending champion Cameron McEvoy, but it was dual world champion James Magnussen that held court after this morning’s heats. Already tagged the “alpha male” of the event by Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers, Magnussen walked the walk this […]

Bali holidays tipped to EXPLODE with ambitious plans for new cruise terminal in Indonesia

Though far away from the UK, Bali is increasingly popular as an exotic holiday destination.  The Indonesian island was recently voted the most attractive long-haul location by Britons.  But the peaceful, secluded beaches of Bali will soon be swarming with holidaymakers, according to an aggressive new tourism model.  Last month, Indonesia revealed plans to create […]

Snacktaku Eats Firework Oreos, Does Not Explode

In the hierarchy of things you don’t put in your mouth, fireworks are right up there with razor blades and hobos, but nothing will stand in the way of Nabisco’s relentless quest to keep Snacktaku from eating things that aren’t Oreos. Advertisement Firework Oreos, in stores now alongside something called Waffle and Syrup Oreos (which […]