SANTAS TO SURF IN FLORIDA FOR CHARITY

Hundreds of Santa Clauses took to the surf in Florida on Christmas Eve to raise money for charity. A total of 837 people wearing Father Christmas suits created a festive spectacle in Cocoa Beach, south of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. CHARITY AT CHRISTMAS Santa’s took to the water to help raise $35,000 (£29,500) for two local […]

PHILIPPINES TROPICAL STORM : KILLS MORE THAN 130

Mudslides and flooding triggered by a tropical storm in the Philippines have killed 133 people, officials have said. Most of the deaths were in the provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur, and on the Zamboanga Peninsula, Romina Marasigan from the government’s disaster response agency said. Two towns badly hit were Tubod and Piagapo, […]

POLICE ARRESTS CRIMINALS BY LURING THEM IN FAKE CHRISTMAS HAMPER OFFERS

South Yorkshire Police sent a card to a list of wanted people, advising them they had been selected to receive a free hamper and just needed to book a delivery slot. But when the knock on the door came, the recipients were instead arrested and delivered before the courts. South Yorkshire Police said it made […]

MEET THE SNOW WINDOW PAINTER WHO MAKES THE CHRISTMAS MORE MAGICAL

  Tom Baker calling himself as the Snow man, creates stunning window decorations for Christmas. Tom Baker, who is from Sandhurst in Berkshire, spends his December travelling around the country creating spectacular displays. He uses white snow spray and a variety of tools to wow his customers, working up to 19 hours a day in the […]

INDIAN TEENAGERS EXPELLED FROM SCHOOL FOR HUGGING

A hug between two teenagers in Southern India, has become a national controversy after their school expelled them for the Public display of affection. A 15 year old girl asked her 16 year old  friend, how she performed after she sang on a stage for a competition at St. Thomas Central School , Kerala. The […]

RECENT EVENTS IN THE WORLD : THROUGH PICTURES

HUMAN FOOT FOUND ON CANADIAN SHORE LINE : 13TH DISCOVERY     Canadian officials have started investigating after a human foot washed up on the shores of British Columbia marking the 13th time in the past decade that tides have carried a sneaker-clad foot on to its coastline. FCC REPEALS NET NEUTRALITY RULES     […]

DISAPPEARING SEA ICE : A THREAT TO POLAR FOOD CHAIN

As ice disappears from the Arctic, the waters below are changing in ways that until now have mostly been overlooked. Light, once blocked by thick ice, is now penetrating deeper than ever before  and it will have a huge impact on Arctic ecosystems. Algae on the underside of the ice produce a chemical that has […]