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Noel Gallagher Has A New Album So We Talked To Him About Taylor Swift, Morrissey, And His Latest Beef With Liam

Ever since Oasis finally imploded in 2009, Noel Gallagher’s kept pretty busy. First returning with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ self-titled …

Kendrick Lamar

‘Cocaine Godmother’ Trailer: Catherine Zeta-Jones is History’s Most Notorious Female Drug Lord

You know Pablo Escobar, now meet Griselda Blanco.<p>Welcome back, Catherine Zeta-Jones. After starring as Olivia de Havilland in FX’s “Feud: Bette and …


Libraries are transforming Colombia's 'machine gun city'

Colombia's Medellin once had a bad reputation -- so bad, that some locals darkly nicknamed it "machine gun city."<p>The hometown of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar became a hotbed of crime in the 1990s and early 2000s, plagued by thousands of murders. Its sprawling suburbs were particularly …


McDonald's and charity likened to Pablo Escobar drug cartel

Average Auckland home values soar above $1 million for first time, with two suburbs seeing 100 per cent plus valuation rises.<p>Shortland Street star …

New Zealand News

Colombia zoo gives trafficked elephant root canal surgery

A zoo in Colombia has carried out an operation on a five-tonne African elephant with a broken tusk.<p>Thirty people took part in the procedure, which took three hours.<p>Tantor was brought to Colombia illegally by drug traffickers, and later rescued from a ranch. He had a fracture of the right tusk, …


Role model: Penelope Cruz on her favourite characters

We catch up with the Spanish star as she celebrates two very different movie releases Profile Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:38pm It’s day nine of …

Film (UK)

Pablo Escobar Slept Here: Is It Too Soon for Narco-Tourism?

Aram Balakjian, a 33-year-old Londoner, had a great time on his seven-month trip to Colombia last year. He toured the countryside on a motorbike, …


Glamorizing the Nightmare Trade

Unless you live under a rock, you have probably heard of the TV show <i>Narcos</i>. The show is reportedly the most popular on Netflix. Its three seasons …


I watched ‘Narcos’ to learn about fight against drugs: Turkish Deputy PM

MADRID<p>Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdağ has joked that he watched the popular TV series “Narcos” in order to gain knowledge about the fight against …


Colombia Seizes 12 Tons of Cocaine, the Biggest Bust in the Country's History

It's been more than twenty-three years since <b>Pablo Escobar</b>, the head of the ruthless Medellin cartel, was killed. Despite his absence, the drug trade is still prevalent in Colombia.<p>MORE: Pablo Escobar's Son Slams 'Narcos' for Turning His Father Into 'a Hero'<p>On Wednesday, Colombia's president <b>Juan</b> …

Juan Manuel Santos

Colombia just seized $360m worth of cocaine bound for the U.S.—but what are the biggest drug busts ever?

Colombia’s security forces will be giving themselves a big pat on the back after seizing 12 tons of cocaine buried across four banana plantations in …

Juan Manuel Santos

Warmer seas for Dunedin-ites, but temperatures unmoved in the north

Dunedin-ites could find it increasingly easy to dive into the sea for a dip but not Aucklanders, a study has found.

New Zealand News

Air New Zealand plane suffers cracked windscreen during 'seriously rough' flight

Passengers broke into applause after an Air New Zealand plane with a cracked windscreen landed following a stormy flight to Christchurch.

New Zealand News

Ex-CIA officers hunt for a fortune in Finding Escobar's Millions clip

In Discovery’s new show <i>Finding Escobar’s Millions</i>, two former CIA operations officers, Doug Laux and Ben Smith, hunt for what remains of Pablo …

Celebrity News

‘Finding Escobar’s Millions’ Is Like A Thrilling Modern Day ‘Narcos’

At one point, it was estimated that Pablo Escobar made $60 million a day in cash. As both the United States and Colombian governments funneled more …


Mexico is on track for its bloodiest year ever – and it’s likely to get worse

Mexico is currently in the middle of a blood bath. The country has a murder rate of roughly 2,300 homicide victims a month, which translates to a …

Liberal View

Finding Escobar’s Millions premiere exclusive: The hunt for Escobar’s hidden treasure begins

Photo Credit: Finding Escobar's Millions/Discovery Channel Image Acquired from Discovery Channel PR<p>Photo Credit: Finding Escobar’s Millions/Discovery …


Pablo Escobar's widow and son in Argentina money laundering probe

Argentina's government says it plans to re-open an investigation into alleged money laundering involving the widow and son of Colombian drug lord …


What’s happened to Chelsea? Neville believes it’s the loss of Matic

The defending Premier League champions have looked a shell of themselves at times in the 2017/18 season, both domestically and in Europe, and it’s …


Juan Pablo Escobar opens up about the “ugly truth” about his father in exclusive interview

“Pablo Escobar is now more famous than [he] ever was thanks to [a] television series,” Escobar’s son, who goes by the name Sebastian Marroquin, told Euronews in an exclusive interview.<p>But Marroquin says the series tells a different story about his father, one that glorifies him to the point of …


Neighbours sick of Hoon Hay House residents stealing, urinating in public

Christchurch mental health inpatients are urinating in public, stealing from private property and intimidating shoppers, disgruntled neighbours say.

New Zealand News

Most Impressive Facial Hair in the History of Latin America

Fidel Castro may have the most famous beard in the Caribbean, but he was not the first Latin American historical figure to have a signature look …

Latin America

From ugly duckling to princess: How Narcos' Medellin became a world city

<b>Medellin:</b> It would be easy to dismiss the story of Judith Blandon Ramirez as a B-plot in an episode of Netflix's <i>Narcos</i>: a tough-as-nails single mum …


8 reasons why Narcos season three surpasses its previous seasons

<b>The first two seasons of Narcos, as we all know, chronicled the rise and the subsequent fall of one of the richest and deadliest drug kingpins the</b> …


'The worst violence imaginable': 'Cocaine king' Pablo Escobar's son opens up about his father

He was the drug lord whose murderous campaign of narcoterrorism helped transform his native Colombia into the murder capital of the world.<p>Thousands lost their lives during Pablo Escobar’s reign at the top of the infamous Medellín cartel – a powerful drug trafficking ring which, during the height of …

Son of Cali cartel chief says Netflix tarnished his reputation

The son of Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela, former head of Colombia’s powerful Cali drug cartel, says he was never a hitman and worked for his father as a …

Latin America

Pablo Escobar's Son Challenges Netflix's Glamorized Take on His Father's Life in New Documentary

<b>This article originally appeared on</b><p>Following the success of multiple series on the life of Pablo Escobar, his son, Juan Pablo, …


Netflix VP Erik Barmack on Narcos' success, the streaming giant's India content and Sacred Games

Erik Barmack, the vice president of Netflix's global content, joined Anupama Chopra in a discussion at the MAMI Film Destival about the streaming …


Strong earthquake rattles Kaikōura

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Silly, Serious and Surprising: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

You know that old saying, "You learn something new every day"? Well, here at HowStuffWorks, it's totally true! We can never get enough of the …