Argentines set world record for most people floating at one time

Argentines set world record for most people floating at one time

Nearly 2,000 people floated in a line in a salty lake in Argentina on 29 January, setting a new Guinness world record for the most people floating while holding hands. Exactly 1,941 people floated simultaneously for 30 seconds in Lake Epecuen. The record attempt was officially certified by the Guinness Book of Records, and has taken the title from 634 people floating in the Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan in 2014. Feb 1, 2017
BBC presenter Jeremy Vine road rage video could see motorist jailed

BBC presenter Jeremy Vine road rage video could see motorist jailed

A driver who screamed abuse and made a gun sign at Jeremy Vine as he rode his bicycle down a narrow street in London could face jail after being found guilty of road rage offences. Shanique Syrena Pearson, 22, was caught on the BBC presenters helmet camera as he cycled along a single-lane street in Kensington. Pearson has a number of previous convictions for assaults and theft, and was told on 1 February at Hammersmith Magistrates Court she could face prison after being convicted of the road rage offences. Feb 1, 2017
One person killed and three injured at stabbing near CNN headquarters

One person killed and three injured at stabbing near CNN headquarters

One person is dead and another three others were injured after a stabbing attack on 31st January in Los Angles, California, near the CNN news headquarters. Margaret Stewart, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Fire Department, told the Los Angeles Times three people suffered injuries ranging from gunshot to stab wounds and taken to local hospitals. Feb 1, 2017
Angry hunt worker caught on camera assaulting an activist gets caution

Angry hunt worker caught on camera assaulting an activist gets caution

The Sheffield Hunt Saboteurs caught the incident on camera on the 26 November 206 and reported it to the police. A North Yorkshire police spokesman has said “A 54-year-old man was interviewed as a voluntary attendee and has been issued with a conditional caution after he admitted assault and criminal damage against a woman in her twenties. Feb 1, 2017
Protests erupt as Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch for next Supreme Court Justice

Protests erupt as Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch for next Supreme Court Justice

President Donald Trump, on 31 January, nominated Neil Gorsuch for a lifetime job on the U.S. Supreme Court, picking the 49-year-old federal appeals court judge to restore the courts conservative majority and help shape rulings on divisive issues such as abortion, gun control, the death penalty and religious rights.Gorsuch is the youngest nominee to the nations highest court in more than a quarter century, and he could influence the direction of the court for decades. Gorsuch is a judge on the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and was appointed to that post by Republican President George W. Bush in 2006. Some Democrats in the U.S. Senate, which votes on whether to confirm judicial nominees, have already said they would seek to block whoever Trump nominates. Gorsuch is considered a conservative intellectual, known for backing religious rights, and is seen as very much in the mould of Antonin Scalia, a leading conservative voice on the court for decades Feb 1, 2017