ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World employees who portray Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck each filed police reports this month claiming they were inappropriately touched by tourists.
The woman inside the Mickey Mouse costume went to the hospital with neck injuries caused by a grandmother patting the character’s head, while the employees wearing the Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck costumes were groped by tourists, according to Orange County Sheriff’s Office reports.
The incidents come after a 51-year-old man was arrested in November after an employee portraying a Disney Princess told investigators he groped her breast while getting a photo taken.
MANILA (Reuters) – At least 11 people have been killed and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking coconut wine in the Philippines, including some who were celebrating at a Christmas party, health and local authorities said on Monday.
The poisoning occurred in Laguna and Quezon, two provinces south of Manila, and all had consumed lambanog, a drink popular in provinces and consumed widely during holidays and celebrations.
Many were admitted to hospitals on the urging of mayor Vener Munoz in Rizal, Laguna, where the deaths occurred between Thursday and Sunday.
Two people who had been in critical condition were improving, he told local radio. The coconut wine that was consumed had been made in his town, he added
A Virgin Atlantic flight attendant didn’t hesitate to play favorites when sharing the sweet story of her new “favorite” passengers: a kindhearted man and the elderly woman he selflessly swapped seats with, so she could enjoy his first-class digs.
Last week, Virgin stewardess Leah Amy shared the heartwarming tale on Facebook, in a post that has since gone viral with over 4,100 likes and 1,300 shares.
Leah has already met famous athletes, supermodels and actors through her work as a flight attendant, but she said these two travelers — whom she identified as Jack and Violet — were her new “favorite passengers EVER!”
Parts of Britain could be in line for a white Christmas, with a cold snap starting this week.
The Met Office has forecast ice and freezing temperatures for Monday, and some parts of the country already had two inches of snow on Sunday night.
A yellow weather warning was in place for parts of the country on Monday, with the Met Office warning that temperatures would plummet “widely below zero”, leading to icy stretches on the roads and up to 2cm of snow.
The lowest minimum temperature was recorded at Kinbrace in the Scottish Highlands, where the mercury dropped to -3.6C.
Passengers on a Lufthansa flight last Monday flew for eight hours and landed 85 miles from where the plane took off.
Flight LH404 departed from Frankfurt, Germany, and was destined for JFK Airport in New York but was forced to do a U-turn as it reached the Atlantic because of a fault in the plane’s hydraulics system.
Frankfurt Airport is closed at night, so the plane was forced to land in nearby Cologne and passengers were transported by bus back to Frankfurt, a Lufthansa spokesman told Business Insider.
The spokesman said that the plane made a safe landing and that there were no problems despite the concern about the hydraulics system.
While the vast majority of tourists to South and Central America find nothing but a warm welcome and rewarding experiences, there are some clear risks – especially in the big cities.
Most crime is relatively petty, involving pick-pocketing or bag-snatching. But in some locations there is a more serious threat, especially if a robbery does not go according to the perpetrators’ plan.
What is the official advice about Argentina?
The Foreign Office warns mainly about street crime.
“Keep a close eye on your personal possessions at all times. Thieves normally work in teams of two or more and tend to target small bags and pockets.
A cross-country storm is set to bring enough snow to shovel and plow along a stretch of about 2,000 miles from the Colorado Rockies to Down East Maine with a wintry mix and rain to the south and pockets of ice along the way.