Author Archive: SWNS Reporter
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.
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.
SAD, short for ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder’ is a form of depression that’s thought to affect up to one in three of us.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Mark Russ, 48, allegedly asked the girl to partially strip at his practice before feeling the her breasts and kissing her neck.
British engineers at Nissan spent two months creating the giant inflatable bubble, which has a six-metre diameter.
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.
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.
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.
Dylan Cosgrove, 15, was at home with girlfriend, Erin Easton, when he lit the banger in his bedroom as a joke.
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”.
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