5 Facing Charges Over Shooting Of Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker And Theft Of French Bulldogs – Five people have been arrested in connection with the violent kidnapping of Lady Gaga’s dogs earlier this year, the Los Angeles Police Department announced on Thursday. [npr]
‘Sexual Predator’: Actor Noel Clarke Accused Of Groping, Harassment And Bullying By 20 Women – When Noel Clarke appeared on stage at the Royal Albert Hall on 10 April to collect his Bafta, the typically self-assured actor looked a little on edge. [guardian]
Zulu Nation Shocked As Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu Dies – Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, regent of the Zulu nation, has died. [tlive]
Markus Jooste Sued For R4 Billion By His Former Horse Racing Company Over 2011 Share Swap – Markus Jooste and retailer Steinhoff are being sued by the horse racing company Jooste ran for more than a decade over a multi-billion-rand share swap agreement entered into in 2011. [n24]
Alleged Crime Boss Nafiz Modack And Three Others Arrested In Connection With Murder Of Charl Kinnear – Four suspects, including alleged crime boss Nafiz Modack, have been arrested in connection with the murder of Lieutenant-Colonel Charl Kinnear and the attempted murder of criminal lawyer William Booth. [mav]
Stampede At Israel Religious Celebration Kills At Least 44 – An estimated 100,000 people had gathered on Mount Meron to celebrate a religious holiday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called it a “terrible disaster.” [nyt]
All Over-40s In England Can Now Book COVID Vaccine Appointments – England’s vaccination programme has been expanded three times in a week, as millions more people get their first jab. [sky]
Bomb Squad Scrambled To German Forest For Sex Toy – A suspected WWII hand grenade found in a Bavarian forest was actually a rubber sex toy, German police have said. [euro] Excellent!
Lewis Hamilton To Join Social Media Boycott Protesting Against Online Abuse – Lewis Hamilton will add his backing to the social media boycott taking place this weekend across English sport aimed at putting pressure on online platforms to tackle racism, abuse and discrimination. [guardian]
Amazon Hopes Pandemic Habits Stick After Profits Triple – Amazon continued to cash in on our new shop-work-relax-from-home habits in the first three months of this year, reporting a huge rise in sales and a tripling of profits. [bbc]
London City Becomes First Major Airport To Control Air Traffic Remotely – The move is a change for an industry where planes are generally instructed to take off and land by operators based in the airport. [sky]
The NYPD Is Sending Its Controversial Robot Dog Back To The Pound – Critics say the machine illustrated the unnecessary militarization of the police. [verge]
Microsoft Wants You To Choose The New Default Font To Replace Calibri In Word Docs – The shortlisted new fonts “span the various sans-serif styles—humanist, geometric, swiss-style, and industrial” says Microsoft. [busins]
Score Free Vouchers For Top SA Sports Betting Site – There’s zero skill involved when picking your weekly lottery numbers. Betting, and sports betting, in particular, is something very different. [here]
How South Africa’s Richest 1% Make Their Money – In contrast to often-popular conceptions of wealth, most wealthy individuals across the globe are self-made, and created their fortunes without an inheritance, the report shows. [btech]
Three Months After Leaving The White House, See Where the Trump Family Members Are Now – Since Joe Biden took office 100 days ago, the former first family has been living a relatively quiet life in Florida. [people]
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez – Displays her cleavage in a scooped bikini top as she poses for Italian beachwear brand. [dm]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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