Divorces, especially if the parties disagree, can lead to a complex and unpleasant lawsuit. Dividing assets or monitoring who remains under the care of children is always an unpleasant situation, which, ultimately, the judge must decide with the verdict.
A minister has children and announces that he will take paternity leave for two weeks. In Austria and many other western countries, this would be a report under. But in Japan, Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi caused a sensation with his announcement after the birth of his son.
The 2010 Guinness Book of Records initially declared Thapa Magar the smallest living male teenager. He later received the title of "smallest man in the world". Only 27-year-old Junrey Balawing from the Philippines is currently even smaller - he holds the Guinness record in the category "smallest non-agile..
Shana Stamey is the owner of Gipsy, a white German shepherd who gave birth to a litter of tiny puppies last Friday. The delivery was as planned after the appearance of the first three animals, but the surprise jumped with the fourth. He was not white like his mother or black like any of his brothers: he was green.
The world's largest snowman is made at the valley station of the Riesneralm ski area in Styria. On February 1, it is said to be 40 meters high, surpassing the previous record (37.21 meters in the USA in 2008). Project manager Gerhard Peer is satisfied with the progress: "The substructure is already finished, it is 25 meters high and has a diameter of 32 meters."
Vorarlberg paraglider Mike Küng set a new world record on Tuesday with a "head over" jump from a hot air balloon at Tiroler Achensee. He jumped straight out of the balloon basket from a height of 7100 meters. The 51-year-old gained fame through actions such as crossing the English Channel by paraglider in 2003.
Videos that were recorded in Mallorca now show how violent the storm "Gloria" is currently raging on the Spanish mainland and the Balearic Islands. In Cala Ratjada, water cascades fell from gigantic waves onto buildings and streets, and the port of Portocolom in the east of the island was hit hard by the storm surges. The storm has already killed several people, around 200,000 are without electricity.