Couple turn heads by taking their four foot long monitor LIZARD for walkies on a lead

June 28, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
(Tristan Potter / SWNS)

Animal lovers John Robinson, 60, and his wife Pauline, 57, can regularly be seen taking a stroll with giant reptile Bow on the streets of Loughborough, Leics. They take the 8kg (17lb) beast to the local park and down the shops before returning home where he likes to curl up on the sofa or by the fire to watch TV.

Britain’s worst pedophiles convicted of historic abuse of young boy

June 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Douglas Slade (left) and Christopher Skeaping (right) (SWNS)

Ex-Navy chief Douglas Slade, 74, and racing driver Christopher Skeaping, 71, were members of the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE). The pro-paedophile activist network openly campaigned for legal sex between adults and children in the 1970s and 80s, and wanted the age of consent to be axed or lowered.

Pensioner left heartbroken after thieves steal mobile phone containing last text sent by wife before she died saying ‘I love you’

June 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
The last photo of Jim Sharp and his late wife Susan (Hull Daily Mail / SWNS)

Widower Jim Sharp, 75, was taking his dog for a walk when a thief smashed in his car window and snatched his phone from inside. Not only did the phone have the last message his wife of 42 years Susan sent him but selfies of them together enjoying their last holiday.

Discount shop huge success after selling everyday essentials from just 10p

June 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Niftie’s was a massive success last week, after almost completely selling out of stock – with the most expensive items being just 70p. Now owners Nathaniel and Bethany Richards reckon their store, in Dover, Kent, could become a permanent fixture after they managed to secure more super-cheap stock.

Record-breaking 1960 Fiat set to sell for more than £1 million

June 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
(Piotr Degler / Degler Studio / SWNS)

The Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record Car “La Principessa” is one of the most remarkable designs ever conceived by Italian firm Pininfarina. Built by the legendary coachbuilder on behalf of Fiat-Abarth, the ultra-streamline machine was just 1.2-metre high and has a drag co-efficient of just 0.20.

Dad diagnosed his cancer on Google after GPs mistook his symptoms for a YEAR

June 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Kevin Everett (Hull Daily Mail / SWNS)

Kevin Everett’s doctors suspected asthma, bronchitis and sleep apnoea when he visited them complaining of wheezing and problems with his sinuses. After his condition worsened, a desperate Kevin, of Hull, East Yorks., took to Google to search for symptoms of his condition – and discovered on the NHS Choices website that he had nasopharyngeal cancer.

Future Plans Look Bright for Architects

June 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Following a period of consistent growth and expansion, Architects Practice, Lippe Architects, based in Inverurie and Aberdeen are changing their company branding to reflect the scale of the company and the expanding services it offers to clients as it approaches 33 years in business. As part of this growth and reacting to demand from clients,…

Former police driver who has been driving for almost 40 years has been forced to put his L plates back on

June 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Sidney Iliffe, 56, sent off his paper and photo-card licences to register his new address when he moved house but claims he was sent back a provisional one by mistake. He wrote to the government agency to complain about the mix-up but was told there were no records of him ever passing a test, which he took aged 18 in 1978.

Shocking footage appears to show live fox cubs being thrown to the pack of fox hounds

June 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
A live cub is taken towards the kennels (LACS/SWNS)

The helpless animals were thrown to the dogs as part of an alleged illegal training exercise to teach the hounds how to hunt and kill foxes. The video, taken with hidden cameras positioned outside the kennels, show four live fox cubs kept in a cage at the South Herefordshire Hunt kennels.

Pensioner fighting for his life after being involved in a horror crash with a car being driven by his WIFE

June 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Bob Withy, 66, had been travelling along a flooded road in Hook Norton, Oxon, when he smashed into his wife’s oncoming vehicle last Monday (13/6). Emergency services rushed to the scene just after 4pm where they found one of the vehicles dangling perilously over a precipice just metres above a lake.

JobAdder Powers Ahead with UK Expansion

June 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Recruitment software platform JobAdder has established a presence in Scotland, fuelled by strategy to continue growth in the UK.

Gypsumtools Stock Flex Giraffe Sander & Vacuum Cleaner

June 23, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Another great addition to the plasterer’s treasure trove at Gypsumtools has hit the shelves. As a company which prides itself on sourcing and stocking the best and most innovative plastering and drylining tools the world has to offer, the latest product – the Flex Giraffe sander and vacuum cleaner – hasn’t failed to deliver. Great…

Agony of baby orangutan found with bullet lodged in his shoulder

June 22, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
8-month-old ape, named Didik who had a bullet lodged in his shoulder. See national copy NNAPE. This is the moment an orphaned baby orangutan squeals in pain after being found with a bullet lodged in his shoulder. Charity International Animal Rescue released a short video of the heartbreaking moment the baby orangutan squeals as he is washed by rescuers. The tiny 18-month-old ape, named Didik, was left severely traumatised and injured after witnessing the death of his mother in Borneo, Malaysia. Didik was handed over to a shopkeeper named Cuan who cared for him and fed him milk formula for three days while he searched for someone who could better care for him.

Charity International Animal Rescue released a short video of the heartbreaking moment the baby orangutan squeals as he is washed by rescuers. The tiny 18-month-old ape, named Didik, was left severely traumatised and injured after witnessing the death of his mother in Borneo, Malaysia.

Petition launched to save tame squirrel from pest controllers

June 22, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Cyril the Squirrel (SWNS)

The page, aimed at saving the life of Cyril the squirrel, claims that “someone has called pest control on the friendly squirrel that lives on site”. Denna Gibbons is behind the petition, she set up on Sunday, to save the little critter that lives in her housing block in Woolwich, south east London.

Police swoop on Cotsworld village to halt charity rubber duck race

June 22, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Officers descended on Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, to break up the charity event which was raising money for a local branch of Blood Bikes. The charity is made up of volunteer riders who operate a free blood and medical equipment delivery service to NHS facilities 24 hours a day.

Traffic brought to a standstill as thousands queue for Glastonbury – only to be met by a mudbath

June 22, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Heavy rain in recent days turned many of the main access routes into a quagmire as the first of 153,000 music fans poured into the site. But an influx of early arrivals on Tuesday night caused traffic gridlock as thousands of vehicles queued to get onto the site.

Landlords: Refurbish to Let – Cost Effective Home Improvements

June 22, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

For all Landlords, there is a balance between the bottom line and providing a pleasant environment which tenants both respect and want to live in. The most difficult area to achieve the right balance is undoubtedly during the refurbishment and redecoration of your property. Whether you have just purchased a property to fully renovate, or…