Monday, January 26, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
A woman who'd convinced her healthy six year old son that he was dying of leukemia raised tens of thousands of dollars in fundraising for him. She was found out when an oncologist from the children's hospital overheard her discussing her son's health at her hairdresser's and, realising that the boy was not a patient, contacted authorities.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
In 1975 a worker for Fiat bought at a lost property auction two paintings that had been left on a train. When he tried to sell them last year, he was told that they were by Gaugin and Bonnard, they had a value of 35million euros, and they'd been stolen. As the original owners have no heirs, he has been allowed to keep them.