Britain’s oldest pitch invader has come forward & revealed crowd lifted him over the barrier so he could go on the field – with his ZIMMERFRAME

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
(Plymouth Herald / SWNS)

Football-mad Roger Abbott, 76, was filmed on the playing surface shortly after Peter Hartley scored a winner to send his beloved Plymouth Argyle to Wembley. Viral footage then shows Roger, of Plymouth, Devon, hobbling with his walking frame across the field accompanied by a younger male, a steward and some paramedics.

In a pickle : Can you spot the GHERKIN in this calorie-packed picture puzzle?

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

The latest visual puzzle to bamboozle the web will have you losing your marbles rather than counting your calories. On demand restaurant delivery service served up this mind-boggling maze of burger ingredients which features just one solitary gherkin … SOMEWHERE

Fifty-nine children and seven staff in miracle escape from flaming coach

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

The hero driver pulled onto the hard shoulder and helped evacuate the terrified pupils and staff who scrambled to safety moments before the coach exploded into a fireball. Dramatic pictures show The Green Bus engulfed in flames on the M6 at 3.40pm on Monday (23/5).

The devilish detail on inheritance tax

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

When Chancellor George Osborne announced significant changes to inheritance tax (IHT) in last summer’s Budget speech, the move had been much anticipated. But rather than simply raising the tax-free threshold for everyone, he announced a new allowance specifically for those who own their home and want to leave it to their children. For these homeowners,…

British businessman wins legal battle with Marvel & DC over the right to use the word ‘superhero’ in the title of his book

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Graham Jules with his book 'Business Zero to Superhero' (SWNS)

Graham Jules was about to publish his self-help manual ‘Business Zero to Superhero’ in 2014 when he got a letter from Marvel and DC Comics claiming the word infringed their jointly-owned trademark. But modest Graham fought back and even rejected an offer of ‘a couple of thousand’ to change his book title.

Manchester Career Coach Tasmin Sabar Shortlisted for 2016 E3 Business Awards

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Tasmin Sabar who works with female professionals in a variety of sectors including legal, accountancy and medical and with early Entrepreneurs was selected from amongst hundreds of nominees to become one of the finalists for the prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility category for her work with Manchester Coaching Circle, a community of Coaches based in the Manchester area.

Female drag queen fled India after threat of arrest when she performed on stage – in just her KNICKERS

May 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Andrea Smith performing at the Edinburgh Fringe festival in August 2015 the same act that has caused her to flee from India ( © Courtesy of Andrea Smith)

Andrea Smith, 40, left organisers of an anti-domestic violence conference fuming after she played a rape victim onstage wearing only underwear and nipple tassels. She was forced to flee the country after being told military police were hunting for her following her “indecent” performance at the Women’s Economic Forum, in New Delhi.

Paralysed dad fulfills promise to daughter by walking her down the aisle – in a robotic suit

May 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Chris Palmer who is paralysed from the waist down and told that he would never walk again got the chance to walk his daughter Heather down the isle with the help of bionic legs (Derby Telegraph / SWNS)

Real-life bionic man Chris Palmer, 55, was left wheelchair bound after he was struck down with an aggressive form of cancer in June 2012. Despite being told by doctors he would never walk again, he was determined to find a way to walk daughter Heather down the aisle.

Cookery Class Booking Site, TryMyKitchen, Raises Awareness for World Hunger Day

May 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Latest figures released suggest that a staggering one in nine of the world’s population is undernourished. Although it’s hard to imagine, around 800 million people worldwide are living in chronic hunger. TryMyKitchen has joined forces with ‘World Hunger Day’ launching an impressive campaign to raise additional awareness and funding between 13th to 28th May. They…

2016’s Rudest Number Plates

May 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Personalised number plates are littering the UK’s roads today but the release of new ‘16’ number plates may be as innocent as you may expect. For the majority of us, the new selection of number plates available enables us to customise our vehicles with a combination of numbers and letters that signify special names, dates…

UberWAV Launched Against a Backdrop of Taxi Industry Uncertainty: comment

May 21, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Against a backdrop of nationwide debate surrounding wheelchair accessible taxis, has Uber launched the future of disabled travel?

Are Rangers on the cusp of returning to the summit of Scottish football?

May 20, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Ibrox, the home of Glasgow Rangers

After a few difficult years, Rangers have worked their way back to the top flight and they will now challenge arch city rivals Celtic’s dominance in the Scottish game.

Parents watched in horror as stranger sunk his fingernails into 15-month-old son’s face in the middle of Tesco

May 20, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
15 month Alvis who had his faced scratched by a man in Tescos in Clacton, Essex. See Masons copy MNSCRATCH: Parents watched in horror after a stranger sunk his fingernails into their 15-month-old son's face and tried to rip it off during their weekly shop in Tesco. Chris Scutt, 38, was horrified when a 50-year-old man with down syndrome launched an unprovoked attack on his toddler Alvis while he was sat being pushed along in the trolley. He was with his wife Jen, 33, when they claim the stranger dug his nails into the youngster's face leaving him with up to 11 separate scratches.

Chris Scutt, 38, and his wife Jen, 33, were horrified as the man launched the unprovoked attack on toddler Alvis who was pushed along in the trolley. They claim the stranger ‘tried to rip off’ the youngster’s face, leaving him with up to 11 separate scratches, and fear he may now be scarred for life.

Mum facing jail today for poisoning one-year-old daughter by putting tramadol in breast milk – and blaming baby’s dad

May 20, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Rose Jones (SWNS)

Sick Rose Jones, 30, admitted repeatedly putting high doses of tramadol into the tot’s milk, before lying and attempting to frame her innocent ex-partner. The drug addict is being sentenced at Plymouth Crown Court today and told she faces jail after a judge described her actions as “worse than violence.”

Gym-obsessed body builder has won the record for UK’s biggest biceps – thanks to gorging on up to 10,000 calories a DAY

May 20, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Beefy Dave Crosland, 44, trains six days a week, pushing weights of up to 280lbs to build up his enormous muscles. The 25-stone father-of-three has to eat every 90 minutes when he is bulking-up, and his arms are so big he has to have all his clothes handmade.

Brewery creates non-alcoholic ‘hair of the dog’ brew especially for DOGS – aptly named ‘Bottom Sniffer’

May 19, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Rooster with the new Bottom Sniffer beer for Dogs (Cambridge News / SWNS)

Bottom Sniffer Beer is a non-alcoholic concoction which contains dandelion and burdock and is designed specifically for dogs. Tails will also be wagging over the chicken flavoured drink created by Woof & Brew and it is recommended as a ‘treat’ for your four-legged pal.

Ryan Sidebottom urges cricket fans to cover up for melanoma awareness month

May 19, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Ex-England and Yorkshire bowler, Ryan Sidebottom is urging cricket fans to cover up during May’s melanoma awareness month. Over 12,500 new cases of melanoma were diagnosed last year and the ambassador for national skin cancer charity, Melanoma UK, is hoping that the message of ‘covering up’ will reach fellow cricketers and fans. Ryan commented: “I’m…