Brave transgender teen goes from girl to boy – but remains at top all-girls school

February 11, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Brave transgender teen goes from girl to boy – but remains at top all-girls school

Brave Jordan Morgan, 13, was born a girl called Elizabeth, or Beth for short, but last year told his mother Diane he was not comfortable living as a female. Now, with the support of his mother, teachers and fellow pupils he is attending Gloucester High School for Girls – one of Britain’s top grammar schools – as a boy.

Rockschool announce global benchmark syllabus for aspiring acoustic guitarists

February 11, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Rockschool announce global benchmark syllabus for aspiring acoustic guitarists

Rockschool, the world’s leading examination board for contemporary musicians, will launch the global benchmark syllabus for aspiring contemporary acoustic guitarists this February. Available from 18th February, the ground breaking 2016 Acoustic Guitar Syllabus from Rockschool will set a new benchmark for acoustic guitarists worldwide. Featuring a truly diverse range of iconic artists such as Jimi Hendrix,…

Woman left with 75% burns after horrific accident has turned her scars into a business – selling skin cream

February 10, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Woman left with 75% burns after horrific accident has turned her scars into a business – selling skin cream

Jane Healy, 56, invented her very own treatment after living with the horrific burns across three quarters of her body since a freak accident turned her into a ‘human fireball’ aged nine. Jane, who nearly died in the 1969 accident, has overcome the trauma of the accident and pain of countless skin grafts to launch a new business with her 25-year-old daughter Laura.

Serial shoplifter convicted of stealing an astonishing £3,500 worth of stock in a day – from WILKO

February 10, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Serial shoplifter convicted of stealing an astonishing £3,500 worth of stock in a day – from WILKO

Rosa Calaca was seen on CCTV spending half an hour shovelling “handfuls” of cosmetics from the cheap shop shelves into shopping bags. It was one of FIVE raids on the same store – in just nine days.

Exhausted-looking Shrien Dewani pictured for the first time since he was cleared of wife’s death

February 10, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Exhausted-looking Shrien Dewani pictured for the first time since he was cleared of wife’s death

The 36-year-old businessman mingled with commuters and tourists as he took the Central Line last Friday afternoon. Hollow-eyed Dewani appeared to be returning from a work-out session as he clutched a gym bag and wore trainers and a tracksuit.

Benefit cheat who could “hardly walk” caught working as National Trust volunteer at the top of famous monument

February 10, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Benefit cheat who could “hardly walk” caught working as National Trust volunteer at the top of famous monument

Graham Maughan, 48, has volunteered at the National Trust for three years – working at the iconic Penshaw Monument which is only accessible by a steep climb including 78 STEPS. However, throughout that time, Maughan pocketed over £8,000 in disability living allowance (DLA) at the highest mobility rate.

Sorry boys: Survey reveals more women want their partners to groom

February 9, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Sorry boys: Survey reveals more women want their partners to groom

You may well raise a perfectly groomed/not so perfectly groomed brow at our latest survey, but it would seem the fairer sex are no longer content with the au natural man.   With the buzz of Valentine’s Day in the air, beauty salons are experiencing their yearly influx in waxing salon appointments, but if women…

Wheelbarrow run : Heartwarming video shows baby orangutans on their way to school to learn how to survive in the wild

February 9, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Wheelbarrow run : Heartwarming video shows baby orangutans on their way to school to learn how to survive in the wild

Every day conservationists take a group of abandoned baby organutans on wheelbarrow run into the jungle for lessons on how to survive in the wild. The little youngsters are taught the skills which should have been gained from their mothers but unfortunately they were left to fend for themselves before being rescued.

Watch adorable three-year-old rugby fan belt out unofficial anthem for Hull KR on his way to game

February 9, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Watch adorable three-year-old rugby fan belt out unofficial anthem for Hull KR on his way to game

Cute Charlie Worley, 3, belted out Hull Kingston Rover’s unofficial theme song ‘A Little Respect’ while travelling to the team’s first Super League game of the season against Castleford Tigers on Saturday (Feb 7). Rovers-mad Charlie – who attended his first Hull KR game aged just 10 days old – has learnt all the words to the song which singer Andy Bell performed before the match.

Woman told to quit junk food after piling on six stone discovers the cause was actually CANCER

February 9, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Woman told to quit junk food after piling on six stone discovers the cause was actually CANCER

Bryony Bateman, 27, had always been a healthy ten stone but was baffled when she rapidly gained weight and ballooned to a size 18. She started feeling lethargic so visited her GP who told her she was “fat, lazy and eating junk” and advised her to overhaul her diet and exercise regime.

Tiny kittens recovering after cruel thugs cut off thier PAWS and dumped them in a cardboard box

February 9, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Tiny kittens recovering after cruel thugs cut off thier PAWS and dumped them in a cardboard box

Brothers Luke and Skywalker were found hungry, scared and covered in fleas in a wet cardboard box – with bleeding sores and broken bones. Little Skywalker was found to be suffering from a broken back, while someone evil had sliced off Luke’s tail and the bottom of his feet – leaving him without any toes or pads.

Don’t work hard, work smart! Five ways to save valuable time in your day

February 9, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Don’t work hard, work smart! Five ways to save valuable time in your day

It’s often said that time is the most precious commodity we have. There’s a lot of truth in this, except that time isn’t a commodity – it passes the same for all of us. But for people in business, time is everything. And when we begin to think of time as having real and measurable…

Dr. Dale A. Grove Releases Loose Strings

February 8, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Dr. Dale A. Grove Releases Loose Strings

Science and religion meet head on as a male Physics professor and female, alien security officer travel through time and the multiverse to alter reality. Most people don’t know this, but many of Earth’s foundation scientists were deeply religious. Take Galileo Galilee. He got into more trouble for his published interpretations of bible passages, and…

School forced to change its name from Isis Academy after being confused with terror group

February 8, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
School forced to change its name from Isis Academy after being confused with terror group

The school in Oxford has been re-branded Iffley Academy to avoid confusion with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It was given the unfortunate monicker after becoming an academy in 2013 and was named after part of the River Thames which flows nearby and is known as ‘The Isis’.

‘I can’t believe I have one of each': Mum gives birth to twin girls with different skin colouring

February 8, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
‘I can’t believe I have one of each': Mum gives birth to twin girls with different skin colouring

Hannah Yarker 20, and her partner Kyle Armstrong, 24, have one white twin and one black twin. Despite one-in-a-million chances, Anaya inherited her mother’s fare skin while dark-skinned Myla takes after mixed-race dad Kyle.

Freeman brings his know-how back to help Norfolk and neighbouring Suffolk SMEs

February 8, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Freeman brings his know-how back to help Norfolk and neighbouring Suffolk SMEs

An accomplished businessman and Freeman of the City has moved back to the UK from South Africa to support small businesses in his home county of Norfolk. In addition to years of leading consultancy work for SMEs, Nicholas Eastaugh has worked in business and technical sectors in the UK and South Africa. He has become…

Five-year-old girl dies of rare illness days after ‘catching a cold’

February 7, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Five-year-old girl dies of rare illness days after ‘catching a cold’

Happy and healthy Elizabeth Spencer started feeling unwell with flu-like symptoms including a headache. But the next day she collapsed and was rushed to A&E where she was put in an induced coma.