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Virus may spark ‘devastating’ global condom shortage

Virus may spark ‘devastating’ global condom shortage

A global condom shortage is looming as the coronavirus pandemic shutters factories and disrupts supply chains, the world’s top maker of the contraceptives said, with the United Nations warning of “devastating” consequences. Over half of humanity has been confined to their homes as the highly contagious virus marches round the planet, while governments worldwide have […]

German court rules hangovers are ‘illness’

A German court said in a ruling published Monday that hangovers are an “illness”, in a timely judgment days after the annual Oktoberfest beer festival began in Munich. The case landed before judges in Frankfurt when plaintiffs claimed a firm offering anti-hangover “shots” and drink powders to mix with water was making illegal health claims. […]

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The artist whose solid gold toilet was stolen from Britain’s Blenheim Palace said he hoped it had been taken in a “Robin Hood-inspired action”, as police scrambled Sunday to locate it. Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan told the New York Times that when he first heard news of Saturday’s pre-dawn theft of his fully-functioning work “America”, […]

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US couple jailed for driving with children in trunk

CASPER, Wyoming (AP) — A man and woman admit in court they drove from Arizona to Wyoming with two children in the trunk of their car. Sixty-three-year-old each pleaded guilty Thursday to two misdemeanor counts of child endangerment. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Circuit Judge Steven Brown sentenced each to 30 days in jail. Fee is […]

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