The importance of gardening and growing plants to help tackle some of the biggest issues facing us today will be key themes at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show (22nd May – Saturday 26th May).
A giant inflatable duck that blew into the Indian Ocean has been found a week after going missing. The duck was last seen during the early hours of March at Coogee Beach in Perth, Australia, hours before she was set to be used as a turning point during a local swimming competition.
Public notices are set to go up at Hawk Cliff in Dalkey in County Dublin but there has been a mixed reaction to the news. Some of the concerns include the suitability for children and that it may attract anti-social behaviour.
Barbra Streisand (75) singer and actress had her beloved 14- yearold Coton de Tulear dog Samantha cloned after her death in 2017, and now has two new pups. Streisand told Hollywood trade publication Variety in an interview that cells were taken from the mouth and stomach of Samantha.
While many single men and women in China tried to escape the blind dates their relatives set up during Spring Festival, the young people of a remote village in southwest China’s Yunnan Province attended a local mass-dating event, following a tradition that dates back about 1,350 years.
A family has adopted nine children from foster care to make sure that all the siblings can stay together. Peggy Smith and her husband Jacob from Tampa, Florida had no children until they came across a plea to help the kids on Facebook.
Germans take their day of rest very seriously. Shops are shut, people take leisurely walks and there will be absolutely no domestic drilling thank you very much. It is against the law to drill at any time on a Sunday.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the features and apps available on smartphones these days and miss the good old days when mobile phones were simple communication devices, you’ll probably love Light 2, a stylish “dumb phone” designed to eliminate time-wasting distractions from your life.
Vietnamese women looking to avoid the social stigma of having a child out of wedlock are increasingly turning to grooms-for-hire businesses that specialize in throwing fake weddings complete with fake grooms and guests for a hefty fee.
Most people at some point have had to play detective with an item they ordered online. While a bit of sleuthing can occasionally be fun, it may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a trial Amazon are quietly rolling out.
Yodellers in Switzerland have something to sing about after a university revealed it will offer degrees in the alpine art-form. The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Luasa) will run a three-year bachelor’s degree and a twoyear master’s, starting from the 2018-19 academic year.