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Solidarity Bike Trip

Javier Holgado set off from Almuñécar’s municipal stadium to peddle his way across Spain, all the way to Galicia, for a just cause; actually, there are two.

Father’s Revenge on Rapist

The father of a 14-year-old girl in India, invited the girl’s rapist to dinner. However, the 45-year-old married man did not realize that the 36-year-old father had found out what he had done to his daughter. Needless to say, dinner didn’t quite go as planned for the local medical supplier.

Baby Parasail Controversy

It looks like the parents of an 11-month-old baby and the organizers of a parasailing event may be in deep trouble after footage emerged of the screaming child being strapped into a harness and then launched 50 feet into the air behind a truck.

Telegrams Bite The Dust

Now it’s the turn of the humble Telegram. Incredibly, there are still 5,000 telegrams sent a day, but only in India and in terms of population, that is very few indeed. So, on July 15th, the last telegram will be sent and India’s state-owned telecom company, BSNL, will close for the last time.

Vote Hitler?

Yes, there is somebody running for election with the name Hitler! Not in Europe, but in the small northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, where the population have a rather interesting fascination for weird, wonderful and sometimes downright outrageous names.

Curry Charity

I would be remiss, if I did not mention the wonderful Curry Lunch, prepared by Mike & Jenny Comley recently, in aid of a charity called “Children in India.”