Canadian man aims to fly into space using helium balloons

Canadian man aims to fly into space using helium balloons

A Canadian man was fined $20,000 for using more than 100 helium balloons attached to his lawn chair to fly over Calgary in July 2015. 27-year-old Daniel Boria, whose stunt was meant to promote his cleaning company, published a trailer for his proposed next stunt, attempting to break the world record for the highest-altitude free-fall jump from 140,000ft. 7 days ago
Former CIA chief: Donald Trump should apologise to Barack Obama for wiretapping claims

Former CIA chief: Donald Trump should apologise to Barack Obama for wiretapping claims

Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leon Panetta says U.S. President Donald Trump should apologise to former President Barack Obama over false allegation of wiretapping. FBI Director James Comey told a congressional hearing on 20 March that he had seen no evidence to support a claim by Trump that Obama had wiretapped his campaign headquarters in Manhattans Trump Tower. 7 days ago
Politicians pay their respects to Sein Feins Martin McGuinness

Politicians pay their respects to Sein Feins Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker died aged 66 on 21 March. McGuinness was a young street fighter for the IRA, later becoming a politician and a peacemaker to help end Northern Irelands 30-year conflict. After a decade as deputy first minister of the British province, McGuiness stepped down from his post in January 2017, choosing not to stand for re-election in a snap election. 7 days ago