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“Is it my fault?” Calum Best opens up to charity about his relationship with alcoholic father in unseen footage

“Is it my fault?” Calum Best opens up to charity about his relationship with alcoholic father in unseen footage

May 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

In a brutally honest interview, tearful Calum reveals that the footballing superstar would only be sober enough to talk to him for just TWO HOURS a day. And he says he grew up thinking HE was to blame for the drink problems which ultimately drove his father to an early grave.

Bathroom firm thrilled to see products on TV show The Hotel Inspector

Bathroom firm thrilled to see products on TV show The Hotel Inspector

May 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Channel 5 show The Hotel Inspector hosted by Alex Polizzi visited the Little Thatch Inn in Quedgely, Glos., to brint it into the 2st century with some modern upgrades.

Health and safety essentials in the workplace

Health and safety essentials in the workplace

May 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

You can do this by carrying out a risk assessment to identify potential hazards before implementing a strategy to improve your working environment.

Furious mum threatens to pull kids from primary school after head teacher shamed her for BREASTFEEDING

Furious mum threatens to pull kids from primary school after head teacher shamed her for BREASTFEEDING

May 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Lisa Bailey was at Langney Primary School to wave her 11-year-old daughter Abbie off on a week-long school trip when her baby son Kayden-Jay became irritable and hungry. The mum-of-four went to the back of the assembly hall to “discreetly” feed the one year-old just before school started on Monday morning.

Roman Empire fell because ‘prosperity made people weak’, claims researcher

May 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Historians have believed for centuries that war, economic collapse and political changes brought down the ancient giant in the 5th Century AD.

Experts discover massive ice shelf melting in Antarctica – so large its changed the Earth’s gravity field

Experts discover massive ice shelf melting in Antarctica – so large its changed the Earth’s gravity field

May 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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

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

May 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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

B-eat it! Woman who beat anorexia publishes cook book containing the recipes she used to put weight back on

May 21, 2015 | by

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

Pet owner forced to quit her career because she’s got Britain’s most energetic dog which needs walking – seven HOURS a day

May 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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

Heart-stopping moment toddler gets hit by cyclist and dragged face-down along the pavement in horrifying scenes caught on CCTV

May 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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.

General election results indicate strong future for UK housing market, experts believe

General election results indicate strong future for UK housing market, experts believe

May 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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.

The Real Election Winner: Al Murray’s Pub Landlord

The Real Election Winner: Al Murray’s Pub Landlord

May 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

In fact, in many people’s eyes the real winner of the election was not even a proper politician.

New mum catches own BOWEL and INTESTINES after caesarian wound splits open

New mum catches own BOWEL and INTESTINES after caesarian wound splits open

May 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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.

Police investigate after murderer’s family takes out ad to trace the jurors who sent him down

Police investigate after murderer’s family takes out ad to trace the jurors who sent him down

May 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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

IT’S A BOY! – Two girl friends from school who married after one became a man have welcomed their first BABY

May 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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.

Final message – Teenager kills himself and leaves phone video suicide note

Final message – Teenager kills himself and leaves phone video suicide note

May 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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.

Inquest opens into death of tragic veteran poppy seller Olive Cooke

Inquest opens into death of tragic veteran poppy seller Olive Cooke

May 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

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.