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Man fined for driving through flooded section of Seaview Road

Man fined for driving through flooded section of Seaview Road

A 63-year-old man from Seaview found himself in hot water this morning for ignoring clear road signs when he crossed the flooded Seaview Road and ended up with a R500…

Domestic Abuse Charity to burn 50 Shades of Grey

Domestic Abuse Charity to burn 50 Shades of Grey

The BBC has reported that a charity for abuse victims is planning to burn copies of “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James. Clare Phillipson, of Wearside Women in Need…

Taiwan minister calls for men to sit and pee

Taiwan minister calls for men to sit and pee

Taiwan’s environmental minister is calling on the island’s men to sit down when they urinate in order to keep toilets clean, drawing a mixed reaction from the public. Stephen Shen,…

Togo women plan sex strike against president

Togo women plan sex strike against president

The female wing of a civil rights group is urging women in Togo to stage a week-long sex strike to demand the resignation of the country’s president. Women are being…

Hippo stuck in pool

Hippo stuck in pool

A hefty hippo chased away from his herd at a South African game reserve has found a refreshing place to relax: the lodge’s swimming pool. Now it’s stuck there. The…

French tourists get jail term for kissing Buddha

French tourists get jail term for kissing Buddha

Three French tourists were given suspended six-month prison sentences in Sri Lanka after their holiday pictures appeared to show one of them — a woman — kissing a Buddha statue…

Boy donates life savings to save forest

Boy donates life savings to save forest

A tree-loving Slovak boy has donated his life savings to protect forests in the High Tatras region stricken by a plague of bark beetles in what is Europe’s smallest Alpine-type…

Frustrated New Yorkers will get their toys afterall

Frustrated New Yorkers will get their toys afterall

Frustrated New Yorkers will get their buzz back today after the mayor’s office agreed not to pull the plug on a free giveaway of vibrators. Condoms giant Trojan brought traffic…

One million kilometers – one owner – one car

One million kilometers – one owner – one car

After a million kilometres of fault-free motoring and accident-free driving in a South African built 2004 Volkswagen Polo, veteran salesman Gerrie Esterhuizen has had the question he has been asking…

Empty olympic seat gets a lot of attention on Twitter

Empty olympic seat gets a lot of attention on Twitter

Britons displayed lots of humour during the opening ceremony of the London Games and haven’t lost it over the ticket issue either, with an empty Olympic seat getting plenty of…

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