Striking junior doctor rushed away from picket line for emergency c-section

February 13, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Striking junior doctor rushed away from picket line for emergency c-section

Adele Holland, 28, was 36-weeks pregnant when she joined dozens of other doctors for a protest near the Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower in Leicester city centre on Wednesday (10/2) afternoon. But after spending four hours waving placards and talking to members of the public at the ‘Meet the Doctors’ demonstration she realised her baby had stopped moving around.

The perfect match! : Partner gives gift of life to fiance by donating half his liver

February 13, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
The perfect match! : Partner gives gift of life to fiance by donating half his liver

Paul Jones, 29, went under the knife in October last year after watching his partner of seven years Claire Beams, 24, gradually deteriorate from biliary atresia – a rare life-threatening disease which causes severe inflammation of the bile ducts. She was born with the condition and in her late teens she began throwing up constantly and experienced terrible pain on a daily basis.

School dog has learned to READ and will obey commands written on paper

February 12, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
School dog has learned to READ and will obey commands written on paper

Fernie a two year-old chocolate labrador, was introduced to classes as part of a national scheme to give young children motivation and confidence. But since starting at Winford Primary School, near Bristol, Fernie has been taught to recognise commands on four flashcards.

Neighbours speak of shock after baby’s body was found in blocked garden drain in Grimsby

February 12, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Neighbours speak of shock after baby’s body was found in blocked garden drain in Grimsby

The discovery was made in the grounds of a house in Grimsby, North East Lincs., just shortly before 1pm yesterday (THURS). Police were called to the house at around 12.50pm, and officers taped off the front and rear access to the house.

New SVM 3001 Viscometer for Lubricating Oils testing

February 12, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
New SVM 3001 Viscometer for Lubricating Oils testing

Anton Paar’s new SVM™ 3001 Stabinger Viscometer™ is a highly precise kinematic viscometer with an integrated density measuring cell. SVM™ 3001 gives you more parameters than any other kinematic viscometer on the market. A single measuring cycle on a small sample volume yields kinematic viscosity, density, dynamic viscosity, viscosity index and more. As the density cell…

Top surgeon found GUILTY of biting his secretary

February 11, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Top surgeon found GUILTY of biting his secretary

David Johnson, 57, sank his teeth into Krysha James so hard he left a bruise which lasted two weeks – in what he later claimed was a ‘kiss’. The consultant, who has treated international footballers, tennis players and rugby stars in a 25-year career, assaulted her in their shared office at a private hospital.

Wannabe hero soldier exposed as Walty Mitty liar after posting ‘army’ picture – which has to be one of the worst photoshop jobs on the internet

February 11, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Wannabe hero soldier exposed as Walty Mitty liar after posting ‘army’ picture – which has to be one of the worst photoshop jobs on the internet

Dave Harper was exposed after posting the dodgy fake on his Facebook page – nicked from an actual hero soldier being given the third highest medal for gallantry. Harper put the picture up on his personal page, claiming to have been awarded the Military Cross for serving in Northern Ireland – despite the picture showing an Afghanistan conflict medal awarded.

Mum fuming after council workers left lewd voicemail suggesting she was sleeping with her landlord

February 11, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Mum fuming after council workers left lewd voicemail suggesting she was sleeping with her landlord

Jayne Wheeler, 33, received a voice recording from South Ribble Council but the two minute recording continued with a man and woman at the end. The pair were heard spouting disparaging and untrue comments about the mother-of-one – accusing her of “having if off” with her landlord for free rent.

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.