Donald Trump had to hand over his Android mobile phone in advance of his inauguration as U.S. President. Just like President Barack Obama before him, Trump was forced to give up his personal phone in favour of a more secure handset.
Luxembourg’s royal place has announced that Prince Louis and Princess Tessy are set to divorce. A statement was released on behalf of Louis' parents, Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. The statement, written in French, read: "Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess regret to announce that Prince Louis and Princess Tessy have decided to divorce.
The Canada Revenue Agency is scrutinizing the Facebook pages, Twitter feeds and other social media posts of Canadians it suspects could be cheating on their taxes. Among those considered high risk are wealthy Canadians with offshore bank accounts, said Jean-François Ruel, director of CRA's Strategy and Integration Branch. "When Canadians post something on Facebook, they believe that they are sharing that with their friends and with their family.
Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors' office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at a music festival in a nearby town left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead. It was too early to say if the attacks were linked, but they were a marked intrusion of bloodshed into Mexico's main tourism zone, a region that had previously been spared much of the violence plaguing other parts of the country. The governor of Quintana Roo state, Carlos Joaquin, said three attackers and one police officer died in Tuesday's incident.
Police have charged a 41-year-old Toronto truck driver after seizing and destroying 1,600 kilograms of unrefrigerated meat destined for a specialty grocer in Ottawa. The seizure happened at around 10:15 a.m. Thursday after an Ontario Provincial Police officer spotted an overloaded van heading east on Highway 401 near Mallorytown, Ont. The van contained "unrefrigerated and thawed chicken and meat products," the OPP said in a release.
A man is in custody after he allegedly sexually assaulted a bus driver while she was driving east along Lougheed Highway last week. Doug LePard, chief of the transit police, said the driver deserves credit for her presence of mind in an extremely difficult situation.
Paris Jackson is the latest celebrity offspring to make her mark in the world of fashion. Although she is a newcomer to modelling, Paris appeared at ease in front of the camera as she posed in a jeep surrounded by men acting as soldiers. The daughter of Michael Jackson waved French and American flags in the air while dressed in a white pussybow blouse and knee-length skirt.
A student who was brutally stabbed 32 times by her ex-boyfriend is set to tie the knot with a fireman who was part of the emergency services team that saved her life. Melissa Dohme from Florida first met fiancée Cameron Hill when he came to her aid after the brutal incident in January 2012.
Dr Yates says, in an essay for The Conversation, ‘We perceive a period of time as the proportion of time we have already lived through. ‘On the logarithmic scale, for a 20-year-old to experience the same proportional increase in age that a two-year-old experiences between birthdays, they would have to wait until they turned 30.
An Ontario veteran who confronted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his missing benefits has finally heard from Veterans Affairs, and said the answer left him in tears. Joseph Angelini, 33, served two tours in Afghanistan and was injured in a roadside bomb attack. Angelini got an answer earlier this week and said he hasn't been able to sleep since.
A reward trip for a job well done has turned into a legal nightmare for a Quebec mother of three who is in a Bahamas jail for the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old bearded boy she believed was an adult. Karine Gagne's mother, Chantale Auclair, says her daughter and the American boy had a sexual encounter on a cruise ship earlier this month, but insisted that Gagne thought the six-foot-plus adolescent was 18. "She asked him how old he was and he told her he was 18," Auclair told The Canadian Press on Thursday.
A man has been kicked out of his hospital bed two years after he was first asked to leave. James Paget University Hospital in Norfolk went to court to force the removal of the disagreeable patient, who no longer required care. The Suffolk man first arrived at the hospital in August 2014, where he received treatment for an undisclosed condition.
A disturbing video has emerged showing a lawyer hypnotising a client – to try and take advantage of her sexually.
America’s military is working on new hi-tech artillery shell which could cripple entire cities – using electromagnetic pulses to knock out computers and other electronics.
Australia is a land full of dingos , venomous snakes, poisonous spiders, and a whole load of other beasts that could kill you in their tracks without giving it a second thought. Snakes proved pretty dangerous, having caused 27 deaths and 6,123 hospital visits between 2000-2013. Bees and hornets were equally terrifying, having caused the same death rate and a staggering 12,351 hospital visits during the same period.
A cruel mother who subjected three girls to 16 years of abuse has been jailed. Caroline Sharp, 65, “abused, humiliated, belittled and neglected” her daughter and two step-daughters, leaving one of them so thirsty she had to drink from a toilet. Sharp became involved with her step-daughters after the girls’ mother died in 1973.
Two people died in a murder-suicide in southwest Edmonton, it has been confirmed. Following autopsies Wednesday, the medical examiner concluded both died of gunshot wounds. Edmonton police officers found the bodies of a 74-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman at the home near Riverbend Road early Wednesday.
An angry girlfriend poured a kettle of boiling water over her boyfriend’s mate after the two men returned late from a casino on Valentine’s Day last year, the Old Bailey has heard. Konstancija Tairova, 26, a waitress, is accused of scalding Edas Juozenas after she argued with boyfriend Adomas Marengolas. Prosecutor Molly Pinkus, opening the case against Tairova, said her relationship with Mr Marengolas was on the verge of breaking down, and she said Mr Juozenas was acting as a peacemaker as they rowed.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received a host of presents during their tours of India, Canada and Bhutan in 2016. Kensington Palace released an official record on Thursday, showing all of the mementos the family came home with. Prince William and Kate were inundated with presents during September's visit to Canada, their first official tour as a family-of-four.
Some Parkdale residents are concerned that their neighbourhood grocery store could fall victim to gentrification and be redeveloped into condos, which would create food insecurity in the low income area. Richard Krasnewych, a resident who has been shopping at the No Frills location for years, said the repairs were a long time coming. Signs on the padlocked doors say Loblaws, the parent company to the No Frills brand, was told by its landlord that the store had to close because of the urgent need for roof repairs.
The notion of postcard-perfect villages steeped in old-world charm has inspired centuries of travelers to fan out across Europe, seeking its secluded hamlets. RELATED: The Best Ski Resorts for Hitting the Slopes This Winter As a result, the continent's scenic spots rarely remain hidden for long. It doesn't take much to make a charming village feel uncomfortably popular. Consider the five fishing villages that make up Italy's Cinque Terre, where an evening summertime stroll often feels like shuffling through a packed amusement park, complete with overpriced restaurants and souvenir shops. But just a few miles down the coast from those crowds is Tellaro, another beautiful seaside village that is less accessible and thus blissfully unspoiled. A similar sense of discovery is the major draw in overlooked regions that house pint-size gems like the Alsatian village of Colmar, France, where bakeries sell both croissants and kugelhopf. RELATED: 25 Secret European Villages The first requirement of a beautiful village is a scenic location, whether among the Norwegian fjords or the sun-splashed Greek isles. But the finest also have distinctive features like the plaza ringed with high-gabled pastel fa?ades in Tel?, Czech Republic, or the unforgettable Victorian castle rising above the thatched roofs of Cong, Ireland. RELATED: The 50 Best Romantic Getaways Reaching some of these European beauties requires extra effort, yet the rewards are dazzling. Your eyes will thank you.
Sanj Maisuria was replacing some closets in his house over the Christmas holidays. Confused, he picked it up to find it was a report card. The Grade 8 report card was from now-closed Ritchie School, in the same Edmonton neighbourhood as Maisuria's home.