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Teacher forced terminally ill girl, 11, to pull off her wig because it was the wrong COLOUR

Teacher forced terminally ill girl, 11, to pull off her wig because it was the wrong COLOUR

October 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Ashanti Elliot Smith, 11, is one of only two people in the country who suffers from a debilitating condition that has left her trapped inside the body of a pensioner. Terminally-ill Ashanti, who is not expected to reach 16, started to wear a wig to school to hide her bald head caused by alopecia, a side effect of Hutchinson Gildford Progeria. She wanted to start wearing a wig to ”lift her spirits”, make her feel pretty and fit in with the other girls.

‘Drunk’ pilot, 48, arrested moments before take for being ‘four times over the limit’

‘Drunk’ pilot, 48, arrested moments before take for being ‘four times over the limit’

October 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Officers swooped on the captain as he entered the cockpit after they were tipped off by a worried crew member at Newquay Airport in Cornwall.

Top tips for beating SAD this winter

Top tips for beating SAD this winter

October 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

SAD, short for ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder’ is a form of depression that’s thought to affect up to one in three of us.

What job shortage? Britain’s labour market is booming and you can be part of it

What job shortage? Britain’s labour market is booming and you can be part of it

October 29, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

For six years, unemployment has been a grave issue for our current Government here in Britain, but after the recent figures emerged Chancellor George Osbourne claimed that the Conservative party’s plan has worked and these new figures are a reflection of this.

Why a winter holiday might be just what you need

Why a winter holiday might be just what you need

October 29, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

There are many reasons why many people choose to get away over the Christmas period or the early months of the new year, and head to hotter climes.

Concrete skatepark first in Europe to get protected status

Concrete skatepark first in Europe to get protected status

October 29, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

A purpose-built skateboarding park has made history by becoming the first in Europe to be given protected status usually reserved for stately homes. Since it opened in 1978, Rom Skatepark has seen thousands of skinned knees, and has now been granted Grade II-listed status, ensuring it will be open for years to come – and…

Comedienne Helen Lederer admits she HATES doing stand-up

Comedienne Helen Lederer admits she HATES doing stand-up

October 29, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Lederer, 60, shot to fame in the early 1980s after appearing at London’s Comedy Store alongside the late Rik Mayall, Ben Elton, Harry Enfield, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.

Family Foods Ltd launches UK’s newest brand of Manuka honey ‘superfood’

Family Foods Ltd launches UK’s newest brand of Manuka honey ‘superfood’

October 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Maunka honey comes from bees that have been busy pollinating the Manuka trees that grow almost exclusively in the East Cape region of New Zealand.

Morrisons apologises to 89-year-old poppy seller forced into the cold outside shop

Morrisons apologises to 89-year-old poppy seller forced into the cold outside shop

October 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Bill Daw, a World War II veteran of the Burma Campaign, was spotted standing outside a branch of the store by customer Veronica Roach. She felt Bill’s hand and found it “freezing” and challenged the duty manager – only to be told there was “no room” for him inside.

Dentist, 48, ‘asked teenager to take off her bra then fondled her breasts during check up’

Dentist, 48, ‘asked teenager to take off her bra then fondled her breasts during check up’

October 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Mark Russ, 48, allegedly asked the girl to partially strip at his practice before feeling the her breasts and kissing her neck.

Car rolls down a hill in the world’s biggest ZORB

Car rolls down a hill in the world’s biggest ZORB

October 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

British engineers at Nissan spent two months creating the giant inflatable bubble, which has a six-metre diameter.

Three surfers killed after getting caught in rip tide at Cornwall

Three surfers killed after getting caught in rip tide at Cornwall

October 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The trio were among a group of seven people, including four children, on boards in the water when they got into trouble. The four young people, whose ages are unknown, were located safely on shore, but two adults were given CPR at the scene, in Mawgan Porth, near Newquay, Cornwall.

Unlimited calls home offered to British travellers and expats

Unlimited calls home offered to British travellers and expats

October 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Holidaymakers can be hit with huge charges of up to £2 just to receive text messages from the UK when they travel overseas. The high prices of connecting to the internet and making calls home mean many tourists simply turn off their mobile phones.

Physical metal Bitcoins launched in the UK for the first time

Physical metal Bitcoins launched in the UK for the first time

October 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The digital money had until recently only been an electronic balance of numbers. But TGBEX Limited now claims to be the world’s only producer of physical Bitcoin tokens and is now launching them in the UK.

Boy, 15, tried to extinguish firework by putting it in his MOUTH

Boy, 15, tried to extinguish firework by putting it in his MOUTH

October 24, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Dylan Cosgrove, 15, was at home with girlfriend, Erin Easton, when he lit the banger in his bedroom as a joke.

Teacher sent home on her first day for having tattoos posed NUDE when she was 18

Teacher sent home on her first day for having tattoos posed NUDE when she was 18

October 24, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Charlotte Tumilty, 26, was turned her away from her trainee role at a ‘strict Catholic’ school when staff took exception to her body art. The mum-of-two has inkings on her feet, hands and neck and was told they were ”inappropriate”.

UK buy-to-let property index launched by LendInvest

UK buy-to-let property index launched by LendInvest

October 24, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The LendInvest Buy-To-Let Index, which will be published monthly, is taken from a range of proprietary sources of information and compiled by LendInvest’s data science team.