TOKYO: Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan’s global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: “But she’s got whiskers!“
WASHINGTON: Spiders whose webs clog up fuel tank vents have forced Suzuki to recall some 19,000 2010-2013 Kizashi sedans in the United States.
BUFFALO, New York: John Lennon’s imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he has caused.
MUMBAI: Mumbai Police told members of the Indian film industry to remain calm after some of of the Bollywood stars allegedly received threat calls from the underworld recently.
VENICE: The Venice film festival kicked off Wednesday with the arrival of stars by water taxi, while the next generation of cinema talent for the first time takes part in a gap-financing initiative.
DUBAI: Organizers of Lady Gaga’s Middle East concert have promised a “cool” venue at Meydan Dubai, reports Gulf News. Promoters of the Sept.
LONDON: Ecstatic fans welcomed British pop singer Kate Bush back to the stage for her first show for 35 years, in the same venue as her only previous tour.
DOLAN SPRINGS, Arizona: A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.
MADRID: Revellers pelted each other with tomatoes and bathed in red goo in Spain’s Tomatina, a fiesta that draws thousands each year for “the world’s biggest food fight.”
NEW DELHI: A 56-year-old Indian woman is recovering in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her as she tended her fields armed only with a sickle.
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