One-armed pensioner who shot dead dementia suffering wife is to serve six years for her manslaughter
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
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.
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.
We might think that children of celebrities get everything they want handed to them on a plate, which leads to strange little creatures like Jaden Smith, however I recently saw that President Obama is making his eldest daughter Sasha work in a fish restaurant over summer, which shows there’s no escaping the daily grind, even…
A love-struck romantic has proposed to his girlfriend with Lego video documenting their relationship
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.
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.
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.
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 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, 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
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’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.