One-armed pensioner who shot dead dementia suffering wife is to serve six years for her manslaughter

August 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Rita King, 81 (Delamer House Care/SWNS)

Ronald King, 87, admitted manslaughter five days into his murder trial last month after it emerged he too was suffering from mixed vascular dementia. He was on trial for murdering his wife Rita, 81, after he shot her through the right eye with an antique Second World War revolver on December 28 last year.

The dog who thinks he’s a human: Rupert the Whippet has been enjoying the hot British summer – while sunbathing, gardening and snorkeling with fish

August 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Rupert the whippet dressing up for the recent hot weather ( Janet Burton / SWNS)

Rupert the four-year-old whippet loves dressing up and posing for the camera in all sorts of different scenarios. Owner Janet Burton, 58, captures the hilarious moments on her iPad all in the space of a minute as Rupert is such a pro now he just knows how to pose.

“Goodnight – I love you” : Mum tells how three-year-old son died of Sudden Infant Death syndrome

August 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Bryan-Andrew Lock from Yeovil, who has died suddenly at the age of three (SWNS)

Tragic Bryan-Andrew Lock passed away in his sleep after being put to bed by his loving family. A heartbreaking photo taken moments after the little lad’s death shows his mum Jasmine Shortland, 23, cradling his tiny hand.

A love-struck romantic has proposed to his girlfriend with Lego video documenting their relationship

August 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
The LEGO Ben Anderson and Kirsten Dally on holiday in Poland. See Centre Press story CPLEGO; A lovestruck romantic has proposed to his girlfriend with a custom-made Lego video. Ben Anderson popped the question to Kirsten Dally while screening the video at a cinema - after she thought they were going on a date to watch the new Jason Bourne film. The video shows Ben, 36, sitting on a park bench - like Forrest Gump - narrating the story of his relationship with Kirsten, 37, including how they met, their first date and some of the fun things the pair have done together. It was put together by Lego animation genius Morgan Spence, 17, who has previously created viral Lego stop-motion videos showcasing classic movie scenes and moments from history.  He has also made a Lego music video for DJ Paul Oakenfold.  The teen, who has just started his final year of school, was approached by Ben a few months ago with the idea. Morgan, from Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, said: "Ben wrote to me after seeing my work online asking about the opportunity to make a film for him.

Ben Anderson, 36, told his girlfriend Kirsten Dally, 37, that they were going to the cinema to watch the new Jason Bourne film. But she was astonished when instead of the movie trailers, they were shown a stop-motion animation of the best bits of their relationship narrated by a Lego Ben.

Father and son find whale vomit that could be worth £65k

August 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
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Alan Derrick, 67, and his son Tom, 39, went for a stroll along Sand Point in Weston-super-Mare in Somerset when they spotted the grey lump. Engineer Tom picked up the waxy ‘rock’ and keen fisherman Alan thought it looked like super valuable ‘whale poo’ he had once seen in a newspaper.

Footballer avoids jail for headbutting his own goalkeeper for letting in six goals

August 20, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
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Roofer Lee Bourke, 21, knocked out goalie Niall Cowman’s two front teeth for letting in a flood of goals during a five-a-side game. Mr Cowman, who had known Bourke for several years, was between the sticks as their side went 6-0 down in the game at BKL astro turf pitches in Studley, Warks.

Bristol beauty spot overrun with travellers flocking to pay respects to their dying ‘Lady Diana’

August 20, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
A large group of travellers has set up camp on the Clifton Downs in Bristol (SWNS)

The large group of international itinerants have arrived at the posh area in soft top Audis and Merecdes pulling caravans. Photos show vehicles – with French, Belgian, Swiss and Slovenian number plates – parked on Durdham Downs in Bristol where the average house costs £770,000.

I-LIFE launched its 14 inch Laptop ZED AIR priced at £103 powered by Intel Processor and Windows10

August 20, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
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I-Life Digital Technology today unveiled its newest consumer laptop from the ZED family, the ZED AIR in Dubai, UAE. Targeted at first time PC buyers, the new laptop is designed for functionality. The ZED AIR packs value and durability with a whole bunch of features and an affordable retail price of AED 499 (USD 135/…

MyInfinity Finance – Supporting business growth

August 19, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

MyInfinity Finance, a specialist credit broker has moved their offices to larger premises in South Shields with rapid expansion plans. Formed in 2013 by Directors Keith Ahmed and Simon Hamilton, the business specialises in helping its commercial/professional practice clients across the UK secure funding for business growth, asset finance, invoice discounting, PI Insurance to name…

Mum faces triple amputation after contracting severe blood poisoning which left her in coma for 23 days

August 18, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
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Mum-of-two Charly Babington was out shopping with a friend when she fell ill and 24 hours later was in a coma in hospital and on life support for 23 days. She was diagnosed with pneumococcal sepsis, a serious bacterial blood infection with a near 40 per cent mortality rate.

Failed asylum seeker & convicted sex offender tried to abduct child and ‘threatened to kill every Brit he saw’

August 18, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Amin Husseine (Bristol Post/SWNS)

Amin Husseine attempted the abduction just 10 days after being moved from an immigration detention centre and ordered to live in Home Office accommodation. The Somali tried to take a terrified 10-year-old girl as she looked at shoes in a Tesco in Eastgate, Bristol.

Rescued deer who thinks he’s a dog lives in a bungalow and steals food from the fridge

August 18, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
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Geoff Grewcock, 66, says he might start regretting deciding to share his house with 10-year-old Bramble – because he has learned how to open the fridge to steal food. The cute deer also curls up on the sofa to watch TV, eats from a dog bowl and can be often caught lapping up water from the toilet.

World’s largest aircraft makes maiden voyage after taking off for the first time

August 18, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
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The Airlander 10, nicknamed ‘the flying bum’ due to its unique rear end, took off at 7.40pm from Cardington Airfield, Beds., as aviation experts looked on in awe. The helium-filled aircraft, which is part plane, part airship, was expected to be launched for its first test flight on Sunday but failed to do so because of safety concerns.

WATCH : Heart-stopping moment a reckless driver overtakes on a series of blind bends

August 17, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
This is the heart-stopping moment a red van makes a "suicidal" overtake on a blind country road bend (SWNS)

The footage shows the dangerous driver pass two articulated lorries and a car as the rural road twists over two hilltops. Trucker Andrew Buckingham, 48, captured the shocking incident on his dash cam as he drove along the A623 between Tideswell and Peak Forest in Derbyshire.

Shocking Moment Woman ‘Deliberately’ Drives Stolen Car Into A Man After Street Fight

August 16, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
CCTV of the moment Estelle Lashley drove over a man in a street fight (Hull Daily Mail / SWNS)

Estelle Lashley, 26, drove three men armed with rounders bats to a confrontation with another group, screeching to a halt in a white VW Polo. The men jumped out and started brawling and Lashley reversed backwards as the fight spilled down the street.

Shocking dashcam footage sees Porsche driving narrowly miss head collision

August 16, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
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Heart-stopping dash cam footage captured the moment the Porsche Cayenne driver overtook a blue Citroen before seeing an on-coming Skoda. As a result the Skoda mounted the grass verge while the Porsche veered into the Citroen, which damaged both vehicles, before speeding away.

A madcap inventor builds the world’s smallest BURGER VAN

August 16, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
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Yannick Read constructed the fully-working, 75cm-wide van and cooks up miniature burgers and quail eggs for neighbours in the street – despite being smaller than a classic Mini. The flaming van, nicknamed Super Tinkey, is made from an old barbecue, a mobility scooter and parts from a Harley Davidson with sheets of plywood and MDF nailed to the side.