A traditional healer from KwaNobuhle in Nelson Mandela Bay, SA, has been defrauded of R20 000 by a man who promised to turn it into R100 000.The 60-year-old woman said she was left with a pile of useless black papers.The trouble started on Sunday when she was approached by a man while she was walking down Mabandla Road."He looked desperate and said he wanted someone who could throw the bones for h
A 31-year-old woman was confronted in Union Square, US, by a laughing man who tried to burn her arm with a lighter, the latest in a series of the bizarre attacks, police sources said Thursday.The woman managed to avoid injury, apparently because a witness yelled out when the suspect was seen trying to set fire to her arm outside the subway station.The suspect smiled and laughed, then ran.The woman
A man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a baby girl found unresponsive on a London bus.The three-month-old baby girl was taken to a hospital after emergency services were called to a bus in Stratford, east London, but later died.London Ambulance Service alerted police at 10.20am on Wednesday.A 27-year-old woman was arrested by officers at the hospital and a
A woman in South Africa who was asleep home alone, woke up when she felt her pyjamas being pulled down.Patience Moyo, 38, saw man standing at her bed but instead of screaming in panic she sprang out of bed and hit the man, who crumpled to the floor.In a flash she was out of bed and as her attacker stood up she kicked him as hard as she could on his leg.The thug ran out the door he had broken down
A boy has been born with a rare condition that means he looks like an 80-year-old man.The baby was born in the district of Magura, Bangladesh, on Sunday. Local doctors, who have been left stunned, say the baby suffers from a rare condition called progeria, that causes a child's body to age faster than it should.It is caused by a single mistake in a particular gene, which causes it to make abnormal
A hungry lion has been filmed by tourists getting its head trapped inside the bottom of a dead hippopotamus.The animal was filmed by YouTube channel Mel and Dave's Adventures as they begin to realise and express shock over what they are witnessing.Its head appears to get lodged as it wriggles around.Another lion watches the scene as the lion continues to wriggle with its head stuck.The lion finall
A 16-year-old boy in Siberia survived a 23-storey fall while doing pull-ups to impress a girl.Alexander Shadrin landed on a taxi parked underneath after dropping 230ft from a balcony.Witnesses said he climbed over balcony railings to show off. He failed.He was still conscious when paramedics arrived despite suffering serious injuries and he is now in intensive care.Investigators said he 'climbed o
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