7 Headlines You Won’t Read Anywhere Else Today: June 1

By Tara MacIsaac, Epoch Times

Italy: Top mafia informer leads cops to AK-47s

The most dangerous Italian mobster ever to turn State’s witness on Friday helped police find four AK-47s inside the home of another mafioso. … (Read more)



France: French lottery winner donates €50 million [$68 million] to charity

A French winner of the European lottery has decided to donate more than 2/3 of his winnings to charity, becoming the most philanthropic winner in the history of Euro Millions. What would you do with 72 million euros? … (Read more)

France 24


Spain: How to get angry in Spanish

Furious about something in Spain? Don’t know how to let it all hang out? Here The Local gives you eight great Spanish expressions that will have you have you telling people to ‘go and fry asparagus’ in no time. … (Read more)

The Local


Japan: Station master leads double life as Shinto priest

Considering that the tram from Takimoto Station here in western Tokyo goes up the hallowed Mount Mitake, it’s no surprise that one of the station managers is also holy man. … (Read more)



Australia: Toddler incubates nest of deadly snakes

A toddler in Townsville in north Queensland has incubated a nest of one of the world’s most deadly species of snake – in his bedroom closet.
Kyle Cumming, 3, found the snake eggs several weeks ago while playing in his backyard and put them in his wardrobe, media reports say. … (Read more)



Switzerland: Swiss Jewish group slams Hitler salute ruling

The Swiss federation of Jewish communities (SIG) has condemned a Swiss supreme court decision that making a Nazi salute in public is not necessarily contrary to the law in Switzerland. … (Read more)

The Local


India: Country’s first tobacco-free village in Nagaland

Gariphema village in Nagaland has been declared the country’s first “tobacco-free village”. … (Read more)

Times of India

 *Image of an eastern brown snake via Shutterstock