Venice wants St Mark’s tourists dressed and tidy

Venice wants St Mark’s tourists dressed and tidy
VENICE, Italy (Reuters) – Venice will deploy stewards in Saint Mark’s square to prevent tourists from stripping off their T-shirts, taking a nap or dropping fast-food wrappers in the piazza that Napoleon dubbed “the drawing room of Europe.”[Lees verder]

Mourning man lies in own grave, and waits to die
PATNA, India (Reuters) – Hundreds of people are flocking to a remote village in eastern India to catch a glimpse of an old man who has spent six years lying inside his own grave waiting to die as he mourns for his wife, officials said.[Lees verder]

U.S. spouses cheat like the French, but feel worse
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Men in South Africa say they cheat instead of taking second or third wives, Americans lament that love has died in their marriages, and the Japanese believe ex-marital sex isn’t adultery if they pay for it.[Lees verder]

Starving vultures prey on living animals
MADRID (Reuters) – Huge flocks of starving vultures have started attacking live animals in northern Spain, officials in the city of Burgos said Thursday.[Lees verder]

Canada Post cowed by “very threatening cat”
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canada’s postal system has stopped delivering mail to a home in Winnipeg, Manitoba, after a mail carrier was scared away by a “very threatening cat,” the Winnipeg Free Press said on Friday.[Lees verder]

Venice wants St Mark’s tourists dressed and tidy
VENICE, Italy (Reuters) – Venice will deploy stewards in Saint Mark’s square to prevent tourists from stripping off their T-shirts, taking a nap or dropping fast-food wrappers in the piazza that Napoleon dubbed “the drawing room of Europe.”[Lees verder]

Mourning man lies in own grave, and waits to die
PATNA, India (Reuters) – Hundreds of people are flocking to a remote village in eastern India to catch a glimpse of an old man who has spent six years lying inside his own grave waiting to die as he mourns for his wife, officials said.[Lees verder]

U.S. spouses cheat like the French, but feel worse
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Men in South Africa say they cheat instead of taking second or third wives, Americans lament that love has died in their marriages, and the Japanese believe ex-marital sex isn’t adultery if they pay for it.[Lees verder]

Starving vultures prey on living animals
MADRID (Reuters) – Huge flocks of starving vultures have started attacking live animals in northern Spain, officials in the city of Burgos said Thursday.[Lees verder]

Canada Post cowed by “very threatening cat”
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canada’s postal system has stopped delivering mail to a home in Winnipeg, Manitoba, after a mail carrier was scared away by a “very threatening cat,” the Winnipeg Free Press said on Friday.[Lees verder]