California family buries man wrongfully ID’d as son

June 26, 2017

(CNN)On May 12, Frank Kerrigan buried his son in a plot next to his late wife in California. About two weeks later, Kerrigan received a phone call and a voice he wasn’t expecting. Kerrigan’s oldest child — who is homeless and mentally ill — had visited the home of a family friend,a pallbearer at the funeral. …

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Dad Of Missing 5-Year-Old California Boy Arrested In His Murder

June 24, 2017

Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department homicide investigators seized Aramazd Andressian, 35, Friday afternoon and hes being held in jail in lieu of $10 million bail. Hell be returned from Las Vegas to Los Angeles afterextradition proceedings, according to a sheriffs department statement. Andressians estranged wife called police April 22 when he failed to return their son after a trip to Disneyland. The boy, Aramazd Andressian Jr., was last spotted on a Disneyland surveillance video late April …

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Britain’s ‘longest-married’ couple celebrate anniversary – BBC News

June 19, 2017

Image copyright Peter Rhys Williams Image caption Ken and Margaret Harris celebrated their oak anniversary at their Powys nursing home But after spending a month in hospital, Mr Harris was given the all clear to leave and was found a room in the same care home as his wife in the Brecon Beacons. “Ken went to war and Margaret stayed home working as a doctor’s secretary but he always had her photo in his wallet,” added Mrs Harris. “When Ken went into hospital he …

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Now You Can Read A 100-Year-Old Elven Love Story By J.R.R. Tolkien

June 5, 2017

Today, a version of the storyedited by Tolkiens son Christopher goes on sale. In it, the original is kept intact, published alongside revisions and marginalia. According to BBC News, the story was inspired in part by Tolkiens wife, Edith. On a walk in an East Yorkshire wood Tolkiens wife Edith danced in a glade filled with white flowers, which became the key scene in Beren and Lthien, Tolkien specialist John Garth told the outlet. The names Beren and Lthien are also engraved on the …

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Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… accept one, it’s always a pleasure to have a shortbread.” One of his favourite places to eat is Gaby’s Deli in London’s West End. It’s been reported that he loves making jam with fruit grown on his allotment, and once belonged to an All Party Parliamentary Group for Cheese. But his second wife, Jane Chapman, has said Mr Corbyn never once took her out for dinner during their five years together, preferring instead to “grab a can of beans and eat it straight …

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Josephine Bowes: The forgotten ‘pioneer’ of the art world – BBC News

Image copyright The Bowes Museum Image caption The Bowes Museum is celebrating its 125th anniversary Her journey from Parisian clockmaker’s daughter to wealthy wife of a British aristocrat began in 1847, when she was introduced to John Bowes, the illegitimate son of the 10th Earl of Strathmore and a distant ancestor to the Queen Mother. Image copyright The Bowes Museum Image caption John financed the Bowes Museum while Josephine filled it with works of art Josephine’s …

May 28, 2017
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Joss Whedon Replaces Zack Snyder On ‘Justice League’ After Family Tragedy

… in an emotional interview with his wife and Justice League producer Deborah Snyder. Jamie McCarthy via Getty Images The demands of this job are pretty intense. It is all-consuming. And in the last two months, Ive come to the realization, he continued. Ive decided to take a step back from the movie to be with my family, be with my kids, who really need me. They are all having a hard time. Im having a hard time. Snyder, who is also father to seven other children and step-kids, never intended …

May 24, 2017
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Manchester Arena: Eyewitnesses describe blast horror – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionManchester Arena incident: Eyewitness describes ‘explosion’ Witnesses have described scenes of chaos and horror following the fatal blast at the end of a concert by US pop star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena. Manchester incident: Latest updates Andy was in the arena’s foyer waiting for his wife and daughter when he was thrown to the ground by the force of the explosion. He told BBC 5 live the scene was …

May 24, 2017
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Has the North East forgotten Margaret Thatcher? – BBC News

… the club is one of a tiny handful left in the UK that does not admit women. “Your wife can’t chase you in here,” says one regular, looking up from his racing form. He doesn’t want to talk about politics. Mrs May won 28% of the vote in North West Durham – a score that has not been beaten by a Conservative candidate there since – but although one local poll put the party in with a chance of winning on 8 June it is not high on their target list. There was …

May 22, 2017
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