67-year-old Irish trawler skipper is charged in UK with importing over €90m of cocaine – Irish Independent

The drugs were discovered on the Bianca, a British-registered converted fishing trawler, on Thursday, in UK waters just south of Falmouth, in Cornwall. The trawler was intercepted during a joint operation involving NCA and Border Force maritime command officers, who boarded the boat and found around 50 bags containing what was suspected to be cocaine. […]

Mother and son killed as fierce winds and high waves hit UK coasts – The Guardian

A mother and her seven-year-old son were among three people who died on Saturday as strong winds and rain battered parts of Britain’s coast. The 37-year-old woman and the boy were among five people pulled from the sea after they got into difficulty while playing at Aberdeen beach. They later died in hospital. Another boy, […]

Tesla creates two-year lease option for Model S and X – The Verge

Looking to buy a Tesla? The company just launched a new two-year lease program for all of its Model S and X vehicles. However, the trial program will apply to all orders of the company’s vehicles from now until September 12th. The new option comes with a hefty price tag Tesla already offered […]

PH bet wins Miss Asia 2016 competition – Rappler

Congratulations, Trixia Maria Maraña! PH FIRST WIN. Miss Asia 2016 Trixia Maria Maraña gets a kiss from her court after winning the title last August 18 in India. Photo from Facebook/Miss Asia MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines’ own Trixia Maria Maraña won the title of Miss Asia 2016 last Thursday, August 18 in Kerala, India. […]

Iran pitches huge gas reserves for Asia markets – Press TV

Iran is pitching its massive gas sector for trade with Asia where it sees a better market for exports than Europe.  “Gas prices are more attractive in East Asia than in Europe,” Deputy Petroleum Minister for trade and international affairs Amir-Hossein Zamaninia has said.  The country hopes to eventually export natural gas to East […]