Runaway bus crashes into fireworks store

A bus carrying members of the Pennsylvania National Guard has crashed into a fireworks store. Police say the crash happened Friday morning in New Milford Township when the driver of the bus passed out behind the wheel. The runaway vehicle went through a field and struck a utility pole before slamming into the side of…

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Napoleon’s Waterloo hat goes on sale

Napoleon’s Waterloo hat goes on sale

Image copyright AFP Image caption Napoleon was well known for his “bicorne” (two-pointed) hats A military hat belonging to Napoleon, said to have been salvaged from the battlefield after his 1815 defeat at Waterloo, is due to be auctioned in Lyon later on Monday.The former French emperor was renowned for his “bicorne” hats, so-called because…

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Audi chief executive is arrested

Audi chief executive is arrested

Image copyright EPA The chief executive of German carmaker Audi, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the diesel emissions scandal.A spokesman for Volkswagen, which owns Audi, confirmed he was being held.Munich prosecutors said they had acted because of a risk that Mr Stadler might seek to suppress evidence. The scandal…

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Thousands attend vigils for slain comedian

Thousands attend vigils for slain comedian

Image copyright FACEBOOK Image caption Eurydice Dixon’s body was found dumped on a football field in inner-city Melbourne Thousands of people have attended evening vigils in Australia for comedian Eurydice Dixon, whose killing last week prompted widespread anger.Ms Dixon, 22, died as she walked home after performing in Melbourne. A 19-year-old man has been charged…

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