Teenage girl with hole in her heart cannot have NHS operation… until she has a HEART ATTACK

August 21, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Teenage girl with hole in her heart cannot have NHS operation… until she has a HEART ATTACK

Carla Maclean, 19, has faced an agonising wait for surgery since being diagnosed with the condition during a routine health check three years ago. Despite the procedure being routinely available for children and the elderly, she has been told she must fund the £16,000 op herself – unless she suffers a heart attack or stroke.

Police crash head-on into dementia sufferer driving WRONG WAY on the M6

August 21, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Police crash head-on into dementia sufferer driving WRONG WAY on the M6 Police were called to the M6 Toll after reports that a Honda Jazz was heading south on the northbound carriageway.

Thieves try to steal a Banksy from INSIDE the house it is painted on

August 21, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Thieves try to steal a Banksy from INSIDE the house it is painted on The ‘Spybooth’ artwork has been at the centre of a bidding war since it appeared in Cheltenham, Glos., in April.

Marco Pierre White ‘closes village pub’ after mass staff WALKOUT

August 21, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Marco Pierre White ‘closes village pub’ after mass staff WALKOUT Chef Marco Pierre White is rumoured to have walked away from one of his controversial gastro pubs – amid reports ...

Friends pay tribute to schoolgirl, 16, who died after taking ecstasy-type party tablet

August 19, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Friends pay tribute to schoolgirl, 16, who died after taking ecstasy-type party tablet Jodie Muir, 16, attended a house party where she is believed to have taken the drug with friends. She later ...

Female-to-male transsexual had sex with girl, 14, after grooming her online

August 20, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Female-to-male transsexual had sex with girl, 14, after grooming her online A transsexual who was born female but lived as a boy called Aaron has been convicted of having underage sex ...

Michael Jackson’s unreleased song about his burning love for Gloucestershire

August 13, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Michael Jackson’s unreleased song about his burning love for Gloucestershire

The unreleased demo song by the King of Pop is believed to have been inspired by a visit he made to the West Country as a child with The Jackson Five. He reportedly said the time he spent in the county was among his happiest memories.


Soldier who attended friend’s funeral after both were blown up by a Taliban bomb gets engaged

August 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Soldier who attended friend’s funeral after both were blown up by a Taliban bomb gets engaged Fusilier Tom James was just 20 when he suffered horrendous injuries and burns after a roadside bomb went off while ...

Teenage soldier set alight in Iraq petrol bomb attack fights back to fitness by running 126 MARATHONS

August 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Teenage soldier set alight in Iraq petrol bomb attack fights back to fitness by running 126 MARATHONS Karl Hinett has covered more than 6,650 miles across five countries from Disneyland Florida to the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire.

White Dee branded a ‘sell out’ after pocketing £100k to appear on Big Brother

August 19, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
White Dee branded a ‘sell out’ after pocketing £100k to appear on Big Brother The single mum-of-two – real name Deirdre Kelly – took her place on the reality TV show on Monday

Thug jailed after scarring two teenage brothers for life by throwing ACID on them

August 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Thug jailed after scarring  two teenage brothers for life by throwing ACID on them Levi Bruce hurled drain cleaner at the pair, aged 19 and 16, in retaliation for an argument.

Malaysia flight MH370 passengers ‘died of oxygen starvation before pilot ditched in the Indian Ocean’

August 19, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Malaysia flight MH370 passengers ‘died of oxygen starvation before pilot ditched in the Indian Ocean’ Analysis by a veteran air accident investigator suggests that all 239 people lost consciousness before hitting the sea.

Father shopped his Xbox addict son after he used his credit card to spend £3k on games

August 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Father shopped his Xbox addict son after he used his credit card to spend £3k on games Horrified Ian Holmes noticed his son Daniel, 20, had made dozens of payments to Microsoft’s Xbox Live network.

Burglar accidentally FILMED himself after turning on his phone’s CAMERA instead of the torch

August 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Burglar accidentally FILMED himself after turning on his phone’s CAMERA instead of the torch Grant Nanson, 21, stole a Mini, a Vauxhall Astra and a motorbike when he raided a commercial unit late at ...

Del Boy-style rogue trader who sold fake ‘as seen on TV’ goods fined £100,000

August 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Del Boy-style rogue trader who sold fake ‘as seen on TV’ goods fined £100,000 Hassan Salimi was convicted of a 20 trademark offences after he was caught flogging counterfeit items in Croydon.

Falklands veteran, 70, bled to death at hospital while staff told daughter he was ‘having a cup of tea’

August 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Falklands veteran, 70, bled to death at hospital while staff told daughter he was ‘having a cup of tea’

Tom Tubb, 70, was admitted to Peterborough City Hospital, Cambs., last December after he started having chest pains. The same afternoon his worried daughter Victoria Woodward, 46, called the emergency department to check on him. She was told Mr Tubb, who served in the Royal Navy, was “fine” but he suffered a heart attack just hours later and in fact had internal bleeding.

Police officer received thousands in compensation after falling off a CHAIR

August 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Police officer received thousands in compensation after falling off a CHAIR In scenes more reminiscent of the Keystone Cops, three officers from West Midlands Police were even hurt during personal SAFETY ...

Banksy’s grim reaper ship mural is removed from the hull with a blow torch

August 11, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Banksy’s grim reaper ship mural is removed from the hull with a blow torch

The renowned street artist painted the ‘Grim Reaper’ on to ship, and nightclub, Thekla, around ten years ago but exposure to the elements has caused ongoing deterioration. The situation has got so bad owner and music promoter DHP Family have decided to remove the piece from the steel hull of the Bristol based ship, while it is in dry dock for renovation.

Woman, 26, left permanently dizzy after going on a FAIRGROUND RIDE

August 6, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Woman, 26, left permanently dizzy after going on a FAIRGROUND RIDE Bobbie Lane, 26, never recovered from the funfair ride at the Reading Festival which span her round at high speeds.

Wealthy businessman’s brand new £75k BMW crushed in Morrison’s CAR WASH

August 11, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Wealthy businessman’s brand new £75k BMW crushed in Morrison’s CAR WASH David Elliott was inside his 6 Series Gran Coupe when the back window shattered just seconds after paying £6.99 for ...

Gay Lib Dem councillor, 22, stands down after ‘homophobic bullying’ by colleagues

August 6, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Gay Lib Dem councillor, 22, stands down after ‘homophobic bullying’ by colleagues Sam Phripp, 22, was elected to Mendip district council three years ago as one of UKs youngest

Jaguar unveils its retro look E-Type race case which will cost £1MILLION

August 13, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Jaguar unveils its retro look E-Type race case which will cost £1MILLION The legendary E-Type from the 1960s is the Jaguar’s best-known car and the Lightweight model is its most sought-after. Only ...