Death toll from Mexico pipeline blast rises to 85: health minister

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The number of people who died from a gasoline pipeline explosion in central Mexico has risen to 85, Mexico’s health minister said on Sunday. An additional 58 people were hospitalized, Health Minister Jorge Alcocer told a news conference. The explosion took place on Friday, when about 800 people in Hidalgo state’s Tlahuelilpan district were collecting fuel […]

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Chelsea blast 'brainless' fans for vile 'anti-Semitic' chants at Europa League clash just five days after Raheem Sterling was allegedly racially abused at Stamford Bridge

Sections of the away support in Hungary for the dead rubber against Vidi were alleged to have chanted: "Barcelona, Real Madrid, Tottenham are a load of y***." Chelsea said in a statement: "Antisemitism and any other kind of race-related or religious hatred is abhorrent to this club and the overwhelming majority of our fans. "It has no place at Chelsea […]

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Furious parents blast primary school for making pupils research whether Santa is real

The kids, some as young as nine, had to prepare for a debate at St Cuthbert’s CofE Primary in Blackburn, Lancs. One mum fumed: “This has caused a lot of upset. Choosing this topic to debate, especially this time of year, takes away from the magic of Christmas. I don’t think it’s appropriate.” But actor Paul Simpson, 46, who goes […]

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U.S. consulate in Mexico attacked with grenade, no injuries

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican authorities are investigating an apparent grenade attack on the U.S. consulate in the city of Guadalajara, officials said on Saturday, underscoring the security challenges facing Mexico’s new president. The attack took place early on Saturday morning, local media reported, ahead of the swearing in of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador later in the day. No […]

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