After many decades, Saudi Arabia finally issues an order allowing women to drive from June 2018

Finally Saudi Arabia Women Driving

Finally… Saudi Arabia announced that it would allow women to drive and issue them driving licences thereby putting an end to a long standing policy that didn’t allow women behind the wheels.

The change, which will take effect in June 2018, was announced on state television and in a simultaneous media event in Washington.   Continue reading “After many decades, Saudi Arabia finally issues an order allowing women to drive from June 2018”

Meet Cygnus, the Cat with the World’s Longest, Most Luscious Tail

Lauren and Will Powers, of Ferndale, Michigan, don’t need to dust their home like the rest of us. Their cat, Cygnus, does it for them just by walking around the place and wagging his incredibly long and fluffy tail.

Cygnus Regulus Powers was recently featured in the 2018 Guinness Book of Records for having the “longest tail on a domestic cat”. The official measurement put his tail at a whopping 44.66 cm (17.58 inches) from the base of his butt to the end of the “meat” of his tail, but it must have been done a while ago, because in June of last year, his owner Will Powers told Love Meow that Cygnus’ tail already measured 18.4 inches (24 inches, if you count the fluff). And considering that the cute Main Coon was only about a year old at the time, his tail must be considerably longer now.

UK terror threat level raised to critical after ISIS claims responsibility for Tube train bombing

UK terror attack

Britain’s Prime Minister – Theresa May raised  terror threat level to critical after an ISIS “cell” claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on the Tube.

The Prime Minister raised Britain’s terror threat level to the highest possible stage, meaning another attack could be expected imminently.

It came after the terror group ISIS claimed responsibility for the bombing on a packed rush hour train at Parsons Green in west London during the morning rush hour which left 29 people injured.  Continue reading “UK terror threat level raised to critical after ISIS claims responsibility for Tube train bombing”