Experts discover massive ice shelf melting in Antarctica – so large its changed the Earth’s gravity field
Global warming has altered the wind direction resulting in different current patterns in the sea – shifting warmer waters towards the ice. Up until 2009 the glaciers in the Southern Antarctic Peninsula showed no sign of change, but new research has revealed ice is melting at an alarming rate.
Payback time – A man has received a £1,500 pay-out from Sky bosses after BILLING them for the hours he spent trying to get out of a contract
Pete Swift, 30, faced several frustrated months with debt collectors after the company failed to cancel his TV and broadband account when he moved house. After nearly 18 months of being threatened by debt collection services, Pete decided to take legal action, first contacting the Citizens Advice Bureau and then the Ombudsman.
B-eat it! Woman who beat anorexia publishes cook book containing the recipes she used to put weight back on
Nicola Davis, 18, began starving herself two years ago, living on minus calories a day, causing her weight to plummet to just six stone. But in spite of her illness she would frequently create tasty treats for her family, including pies, cakes, smoothies and risottos – which she wouldn’t touch.
Pet owner forced to quit her career because she’s got Britain’s most energetic dog which needs walking – seven HOURS a day
Dedicated Sara Davis, 27, spends 49 hours a week taking Bobby, a spaniel cross, across the local parks and woods. Since she adopted him in 2008 she’s walked the black and white dog over 18,000 hours – the equivalent of two full YEARS.
Heart-stopping moment toddler gets hit by cyclist and dragged face-down along the pavement in horrifying scenes caught on CCTV
cyclist and dragged 12FT along the pavement outside her home. In graphic CCTV footage, Lucie Wilding, three, can be seen stepping out of her front gate before being knocked over and dragged face-down along the street.
David Cameron and his party secured another five years in Government after a securing 331 seats and a working majority in the House of Commons.
In fact, in many people’s eyes the real winner of the election was not even a proper politician.
Sam Bell, 28, gave birth to daughter Chloe Terman by planned caesarian and was released three days later after being given the all clear by doctors. She was then visited at her home by a midwife five days after giving birth who routinely removed the bead stitch.
The brightly-coloured newspaper ad offers £1,000 for jury members to give their opinions on new evidence and to take part in a “documentary” relating to convicted killer Ian Workman. He was found guilty of murdering wife Sue, 55, at their remote farmhouse in Edgworth, Lancs., in 2011, and was jailed for a minimum of 17-and-a-half years.
IT’S A BOY! – Two girl friends from school who married after one became a man have welcomed their first BABY
Toni Harper, 22, and Sean Horton, 26, first met as teenagers when Sean was a pretty blonde girl called Sian. They became inseparable and Sean ‘came out’ to best friend Toni after years of torment about his gender and sexuality.
Troubled Luke Dadds, 18 – who smoked cannabis daily – left his PIN number on a note with instructions on accessing his final tearful messages and left them under his duvet. They were found by his father Kevin who played just ten seconds of the heartbreaking footage before hearing sirens in the distance.
Olive Cooke, 92, fell to her death after suffering depression caused by a number of factors including endless calls from charity ‘chuggers’ and relentless aid ‘appeal’ junk mail. It is claimed treasured Olive “lost faith in people” two months ago when £250 in cash she sent to a relative went missing in the post.
Mum makes heartbreaking appeal for three-year-old son’s lifesaving treatment after rare leukaemia left his skin mottled
J’ssiah Brown had been saved and beaten odds of million-to-one when his big brother donated bone marrow. But their mother Jeanene Walters, 28, was handed a devastating blow when they learnt the leukaemia is back.
Compliance is important, and many large companies have whole sections of their business devoted to making sure that their actions and practices are legal.
Ocean Russell, seven, started rejecting solids when he was four-years-old after his tonsils became swollen, giving him problems eating and sleeping. But his anxiety became so severe he is now only able to eat soft mushed up cereal, soup, liquidised baked beans and mashed potato – and only under the supervision of his mum.
SEEING RED : Nightmare neighbour subjected elderly couple to 14 years of hell because she didn’t like the colour of their £150,000 bungalow
A nightmare neighbour harassed an elderly couple for 14 years because she didn’t like the colour of their BUNGALOW, a court heard. Relentless Kirsty Robertson, 46, warned “I won’t stop until you’re dead” as she continually made the lives of Mavis and Alan Ward a misery. The couple were forced to turn their respectable £150,000 bungalow into a “virtual…
The W.T. Waggoner Estate Ranch is the largest single ranch in the USA – with a staggering 510,000 acres of land. It is larger than Greater London and spans six counties across Northern Texas.