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French Bus Drivers Start Wearing Skirts due to Shorts BAN

French bus drivers have started wearing skirts to get around their bosses’ ban on shorts in recent stifling heat. France sweltered in temperatures up to 38C this week as the country’s weather authority warned people to be “very vigilant” for...

Defense Secretary James Mattis condemns N Korea

Defense Secretary James Mattis said Wednesday that the recent death of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old college student who was held captive by North Korea, “goes beyond any kind of understanding of law and order, of humanity, of responsibility towards any human...

How Much has Current POTUS Trump Spent on Furniture at White House?

In 2015, the latest year for which figures are available, the median annual household income in the United States was just $56,516.  In just five months in office, President Trump has  already spent over twice that much on furniture and other home furnishings for the...

Firefighter at Grenfell Writes About What it was really like

As always we were woken with a start: the lights came on and the automated Tannoy voice started shouting our call signs. Getting dressed I looked at the clock. I had lain down less than an hour ago. I headed down the pole to the trucks and was handed the call slip...