Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Around 38 million new internal displacements were reported in 2021, with some people … Read more

Swiss woman charged over ‘jihadist-motivated’ knife attack in Lugano

A young Swiss woman has been charged over a “jihadist-motivated” knife attack that injured two people in 2020. The Swiss prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday it had indicted the suspect for attempted murder over the attack at a department store. The woman has also been charged under a federal law that bans certain terrorist groups. The … Read more

Ukraine triumphs in Eurovision Song Contest with UK’s Sam Ryder second

U kraine has won the Eurovision Song Contest with folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra. The act have been the frontrunners since Russia’s invasion – which prompted organisers to ban the country from competing. The country joined the contest in 2003 and its three wins make it one of the most successful of the newer competitor countries … Read more

Putin ‘stunned’ his lover is pregnant again

Vladimir Putin has been stunned to discover his lover is pregnant again, it was reported in Moscow yesterday. Vladimir Putin has been stunned to discover his lover is pregnant again, it was reported in Moscow yesterday. Russia’s ailing tyrant – who turns 70 in October – is said to already have at least two sons … Read more

Cocaine Nespresso factory: $50M worth of drugs found amid coffee

GENEVA — Swiss police say an investigation is underway after workers at a Nespresso warehouse in western Switzerland found 500 kilograms (over 1,100 pounds) of cocaine, with a street value of $50 million, as they unloaded coffee beans that had arrived by train. Regional police in Fribourg said late Thursday they were alerted Monday by … Read more

Carrie Bickmore shares ‘Insta vs reality’ swimsuit pics

Carrie Bickmore has posted a glam swimsuit photo from her European travels, but the Project host backed it up with a hilarious pic of the “reality.” Carrie Bickmore is still keeping things real off-air. The 41-year-old former Project co-host posted a glamorous photo of herself in a leopard-print swimsuit while on holiday in Europe, as … Read more