Don't Panic! Lighten Up!
Wed, 09 Jan 2008 11:44 UTC
Polish tabloid Super Express said the woman had been making some extra money on the side while telling her husband she worked at a store in a nearby town.
Tue, 08 Jan 2008 17:32 UTC
Sandra Palacios spent nearly two hours on Monday morning trying to free her son Diego's hand with water, oil and nail polish remover before calling the authorities in the northern city of Monterrey, said police chief Jorge Camacho.
"I didn't want to go to school because vacation was so much fun," Reforma newspaper quoted the boy as saying. However, paramedics managed to release him in time for class.
Tue, 08 Jan 2008 14:48 UTC
Mon, 07 Jan 2008 15:04 UTC
As humdrum reality returns, we will be shuffling off the last fortnight's lethargy in a big way, taking our life in our hands and giving it a good shake. It's the day for grasping the nettle of a failed marriage, booking a holiday or starting the search for a new job.
Divorce lawyers are braced for the busiest day of the year, when the strains of Yuletide prove too much for thousands of couples. They call the first Monday after the break D-Day, and expect a deluge of calls from people desperate to untie the knot.
Relate, the relationship support service, receives 50 per cent more calls during the festive period.
An event organised by the Museum of Bogota had sofas, televisions, hammocks and beds - anything associated with the avoidance of work.
The idea was to get people during the holiday season to think about laziness and its opposite, extreme work, and perhaps reach some balanced conclusion.
Visitors had to be a bit active to see the show though as it closed on Sunday.
Sun, 30 Dec 2007 09:52 UTC
The 85-year-old man is one of 2,300 drivers across Ontario to be charged under new legislation, designed to combat "street racing, stunts and contests", since it came into effect three months ago -- and he's the oldest.
Fri, 04 Jan 2008 22:16 UTC
Fairfax Media / Stuff.co.nz
Fri, 04 Jan 2008 15:53 UTC
In the middle of no-where - literally the point on Antarctica furthest from the sea - an imposing bust of revolutionary Bolshevik Vladimir Lenin peers out onto the polar emptiness.