Man who lost father’s WWI medal on a beach 77 years ago finds it… for sale on eBay

November 14, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Man who lost father’s WWI medal on a beach 77 years ago finds it… for sale on eBay

Ben Eggleston was left heartbroken as a five year-old when he lost the precious Mons Medal during a day trip to Brighton in August 1938. He carried the 1914 honour with him everywhere in memory of his dad who died from lung cancer caused by gassing in the trenches. Ben, now 82, never forgot the medal and lived in hope it may one day come to light again.

And to his amazement he spotted it on an eBay auction with his dad’s name, Sergeant Stephen Eggleston, inscribed on the back.

Yob, 21, first person in Britain jailed for posting ‘revenge porn’ of ex-girlfriend online

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Yob, 21, first person in Britain jailed for posting ‘revenge porn’ of ex-girlfriend online A yob has become the first person in Britain to be jailed for posting naked pictures of his ex-partner on ...

Estate who filmed pal slapping his PENIS on sleeping woman’s face is spared jail

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Estate who filmed pal slapping his PENIS on sleeping woman’s face is spared jail Sam Hobley used a mobile phone to capture the moment John Luke Dale, 21, took advantage of the victim after ...

Woman, 36, with size two feet can finally wear high heels… after having WALKING LESSONS

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Woman, 36, with size two feet can finally wear high heels… after having WALKING LESSONS Angela Belassie, 36, had resigned herself to a life of flat footwear because she walked “like John Wayne” in high ...

Shopkeeper fights off machete-wielding raider in a medieval-style DUEL

November 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Shopkeeper fights off machete-wielding raider in a medieval-style DUEL Fearless Muhammed Maqsood – known as Max – stood his ground when the masked thug burst in demanding money at ...

Mum has brain surgery to cure seizures caused by the sound of pop star Ne-Yo’s voice

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Mum has brain surgery to cure seizures caused by the sound of pop star Ne-Yo’s voice Zoe Fennessy, 26, has an epileptic seizure within seconds of hearing the chart-topper’s vocals.

TV cook who reached Masterchef finals opens her first restaurant… in her GARDEN SHED

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TV cook who reached Masterchef finals opens her first restaurant… in her GARDEN SHED

Kathryn Minchew, 32, reached the Masterchef semi-finals and is launching the unique dining experience in her garden.


Disabled Ed Sheeran fan given view of a METAL GATE for her hero’s concert

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Disabled Ed Sheeran fan given view of a METAL GATE for her hero’s concert Lauren Graham paid £77 for the tickets to watch her favourite singer perform at Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena (NIA) on ...

Killer’s mother tells him ‘be a man’ and serve your FULL SENTENCE for murder

November 10, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Killer’s mother tells him ‘be a man’ and serve your FULL SENTENCE for murder Jealous Asher Maslin, 22, was told he would serve at least 24 years in prison for the horrific murder of ...

Van driver grabs a DRINK from a second vehicle on the motorway at 60MPH

November 10, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Van driver grabs a DRINK from a second vehicle on the motorway at 60MPH The two vans came within just inches of crashing into each other as they drove along the busy M5 at ...

Grandmother, 70, told by police to remove ‘offensive’ knitted gorilla teddy from window

November 5, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Grandmother, 70, told by police to remove ‘offensive’ knitted gorilla teddy from window Anne Feast, 70, knitted the cuddly figure last year and it has been hanging by its arm in her front ...

Hot air balloon ht by strong winds narrowly misses a 350-year-old WINDMILL

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Hot air balloon ht by strong winds narrowly misses a 350-year-old WINDMILL The hapless pilot was forced to take evasive action as he careered towards the iconic Chesterton Windmill in Warwickshire on ...

Banksy ‘Art Buff’ mural worth £300k is pulled off wall to be sold

November 3, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Banksy ‘Art Buff’ mural worth £300k is pulled off wall to be sold The mural, called ‘Art Buff’, showed an elderly woman gazing at an empty plinth and was on the wall of ...

Friends and family attend Lynda Bellingham’s funeral to pay tribute to actress

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Friends and family attend Lynda Bellingham’s funeral to pay tribute to actress Familiar faces from television – including many of her Loose Women co-stars – paid tribute to the ‘Oxo Mum’ who ...

Cops swoop on industrial estate after GUNFIRE in illegal bare-knuckle gypsy fight

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Cops swoop on industrial estate after GUNFIRE in illegal bare-knuckle gypsy fight Firearms officers, 18 police cars and a helicopter arrived after traveller thugs gathered on Sunday.

Plane loses a PROPELLER after bird strike on take-off… but continues flying with ONE engine

November 11, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Plane loses a PROPELLER after bird strike on take-off… but continues flying with ONE engine

The Flybe service had just left Guernsey for Birmingham when startled passengers heard a bang on the left side. They looked out and saw the front cone of the prop had been smashed and the remains of a bird could be seen on the jagged edge.

Breaking Bad blamed for surge in crystal meth addicts in the UK

November 3, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Breaking Bad blamed for surge in crystal meth addicts in the UK British border patrols have seen a surge in attempts to smuggle crystal meth into the country rise by 400 per ...

Thug on the run from cops posts a selfie standing in front of a POLICE STATION

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Thug on the run from cops posts a selfie standing in front of a POLICE STATION

Aaron Bee, 22, first goaded Lincolnshire Police last Friday by bragging on Facebook he “always liked playing hide and seek”. But on Tuesday the swaggering yob taunted police further by posted pictures of himself on the social network site standing outside Lincoln Police Station. In a status update to his 1,635 friends the cheeky fugitive wrote: “Just a quick selfie out side Lincoln police station ‘#theystillcarntcatchme.”

Foxy hunters! Horse riding women strip to their lingerie for sexy calendar

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Foxy hunters! Horse riding women strip to their lingerie for sexy calendar The women – all from the equestrian world – have donned racy riding gear and each represent a different month.

Britain’s warm August sees BANANAS growing in couple’s back garden

November 3, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Britain’s warm August sees BANANAS growing in couple’s back garden Experts say bananas rarely grow in the wild in the UK and would ordinarily freeze and die at this time ...

Female rowing club banned by Facebook over naked calendar hits back… with their sauciest ever pictures

October 9, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Female rowing club banned by Facebook over naked calendar hits back… with their sauciest ever pictures The University of Warwick students caused controversy earlier this year when their cheeky charity efforts were deemed too rude for ...

Morrisons apologises to 89-year-old poppy seller forced into the cold outside shop

October 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Morrisons apologises to 89-year-old poppy seller forced into the cold outside shop Bill Daw, a World War II veteran of the Burma Campaign, was spotted standing outside a branch of the store ...