22 May '11, 2am

There's always 2012: 'Rapture' prophecy fizzles as apocalypse deadline comes and goes uneventfully

There's always 2012: 'Rapture' prophecy fizzles as apocalypse deadline comes and goes uneventfully

The sun sets over the horizon near Changchun in north-eastern China's Jilin province. The world went on as usual as the prophecy of the world coming to an end ended with a whimper, not a bang. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON - THE prophecy of the end of the world ended with a whimper, not a bang, on Saturday as life went on as usual despite warnings of Judgment Day by a US preacher which provoked panic in some quarters and parties in others. Televangelist Harold Camping had insisted the so-called 'Rapture' would begin with powerful earthquakes at 6pm local time in each of the world's regions, with worthy souls transported to heaven. According to the 89-year-old and his religious broadcasting network Family Radio, the not-so-good were to suffer hell on earth until October 21, when God pulls the plug on the planet once and for all. One of the first places to be hit, according to Mr ...

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