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Britain’s most wanted burglary gang raid their 200th house in under three MONTHS

December 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Cops have upped the reward to £10,500 for information leading to the conviction of the gang, who have averaged an astonishing two burglaries a day since their crime-wave began in September.

Raymond Blanc red-faced after customers are given books by JAMIE OLIVER

December 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The gaff happened as refurbishment business Amarelle held its annual Christmas lunch at Brasserie Blanc in Bristol.

Female teacher ‘smashed pupil over the head with a ruler so hard it snapped’

December 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Rina Khan, 41, is accused of losing her temper and lashing out at the defenceless child in class and calling him a “muppet”.

Schoolboy, 17, who earns £38k a year on YouTube gives away thousands to the homeless

December 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Fred Pye, 17, started posting clips of himself playing computer games three years ago and has since amassed a staggering 40 MILLION views across the globe.

Power back up firm offers fixed-term repayments for standby generators

December 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

EcoPowerSupplies provides generators and power systems to keep businesses running if there is a power cut.

Retroscreen Virology Team raises more than £1,000 for Movember

December 16, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Workers at Retroscreen Virology Group PLC grew mustaches during November to raise money for prostate cancer.

Keeping your children focused during their education

Keeping your children focused during their education

December 16, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

You naturally want the best for your children, and education counts as a top priority. After all, with education, your children will be able to fulfill their dreams and become what they desire.

Online advice service for women launches crowdfunding bid for £50k

December 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Gilvah.com allows users to have virtual consultations with experts from a range of areas including health, fitness and finance.

Average person in Britain moans 72 TIMES a week

December 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Researchers who polled 2,000 adults found our love of a moan results in us grumbling at least 11 times every weekday and 16 times over the weekend.

Telecoms and data firm Maintel appoints Stuart Legg as Group Sales Director

December 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Mr Legg had been in charge of sales and marketing at Proximity Communications, where he led successive years of substantial growth.

Holidaymaker hit with £19k bill after losing his phone in Ibiza

Holidaymaker hit with £19k bill after losing his phone in Ibiza

December 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Corey Pye, 21, was enjoying a holiday with three friends on the Balearic island when his phone was nicked three days into the trip. He thought it was not necessary to report the iPhone 4s as stolen because it was password protected and assumed it could not be used by the thieves. When he returned home he informed Vodafone that his handset had been stolen – and was then handed a first bill of £6,439.76 followed by another for £12,450.35.

5 Top gaming apps for 2014

5 Top gaming apps for 2014

December 13, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Let’s take a look at 5 of the most popular gaming apps of 2014. All the gaming apps listed below are free, but some require in-app purchases to progress through the game. Some of the games have won awards, others are sequels to award-winning games, and the rest have simply taken the mobile gaming world by storm.

Wacky Christmas hipster hats come complete with a knitted BEARD

Wacky Christmas hipster hats come complete with a knitted BEARD

December 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The wacky headwear comes complete with a knitted BEARD in a range of styles including a traditional Santa hat and a medieval knight.

Industry expert launches course to help small businesses do their own PR

December 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Melissa Talago said that many independent owners needed publicity but couldn’t afford costly campaigns with agencies.

Mixture of personalities makes the best risk management team, claims provider

Mixture of personalities makes the best risk management team, claims provider

December 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Sword Active Risk found that there was a ‘stereotypical’ risk management specialist dubbed the ‘technician’ which often made up the bulk of the profession.

IPTV is the latest way to watch your favourite TV abroad

IPTV is the latest way to watch your favourite TV abroad

December 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

For those TV lovers, an IPTV set top box is the answer to their prayers; in a nutshell, it allows users to continue to watch their favorite TV programmes whilst abroad. Imagine a subscription service (similar to SKY) but dedicated for users who are abroad – that’s IPTV.

Teenage girl died of heroin overdose after starting taking drugs aged ELEVEN

Teenage girl died of heroin overdose after starting taking drugs aged ELEVEN

December 11, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Denise Shepherd started smoking cannabis and progressed to harder drugs as she fell in with the wrong crowd.