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RSPCA Rescue Goose Trapped In A Bright Red Thong!

June 21, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

The RSPCA were called to the tiny Prickend Pond after a goose was spotted with red knickers wrapped around its feet and body.

App Teaches Warm Up Techniques to Prevent Vocal Damage

June 21, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

The increase in the number of jobs requiring professional voice use has inspired a team of experts to launch a vocal warm up app which takes a preventative approach to dysphonia. Dysphonia is an impairment of normal voice production. It can manifest in varying degrees from mild dysphonia, which would include a slightly strained or…

Luxury Eyewear Brand Founded By London Optometrists

June 21, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Chakshu: the professional-led eyewear brand. Simplifying the way you buy glasses.

WATCH – Awesome Video Of 70-Year-Old Elephant Taking First Ever Steps Without Chains After Being Rescued

June 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Gajraj has been a ‘temple elephant’ for most his life and was suffering foot and hip abscesses, sore foot pads and partial blindness when he was found by a charity.

Syrian Refugee Family Now Living In The UK Reveal How They Paid £45 To Smuggle Their Baby Over The Border In A Suitcase

June 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Zak Al Halak, 34, his wife Ghaliya, 25, and their three children Amneh, five, Omar, three, and Zineddine, one, are just one of 15 Syrian families who have found refuge in the UK last year.

Is This Britain’s Smallest Puppy? – Tiny Tim Was Born Smaller Than A Can Of Irn Bru

June 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Seven-week-old Yorkshire terrier pup Tim was born lifeless and not breathing and owner Andrea Mcgowan, 42, battled to revive the pooch by rubbing him with a towel.

Why screen printing will never die

June 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

“It was easy. It was cheap. Go and do it.” These words, which close out punk band The Desperate Bicycles’ 1977 song “Handlebars”, epitomise the urgency and simplicity of DIY culture, and are more relevant than ever four decades after its release. Out of all methods of DIY art, screen printing may just be the…

Family Left Baffled After Their Cat Made An 80 Mile Round Trip To The Vets After Getting Injured

June 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Wandering Sooty somehow made his way across two counties before returning home – all within 24 hours.

Pupil Sent Home From School After Refusing To Don Black Blazer In Scorching 30C Heat

June 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Reece Wolfe, 12, was handed a “fixed-term” exclusion by teachers just minutes after starting the school day, along with two other pupils.

Adorable Harvest Mice Strike A Pose Running Up Shoots Of Straw

June 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

The miniature mammals bodies measure just an inch-and-a-half long and are usually impossible to spot in the wild.

Fox Spotted Soaking Up The Rays On A Sunbed On The Hottest Day Of The Year

June 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Martin Besserman snapped the cheeky animal relaxing when he went to use his sunbed only to find he had been beaten to it by the ginger animal.

5 Things You Need To Know Before Buying An Electric Bike

June 19, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Looking up from a gruelling uphill ascent and grimacing as a cyclist whizzes past you with a humiliating lack of effort. In your exhaustion-induced stupor, you may be inclined to venture that you have just seen Chris Froome. In reality, you have actually encountered an e-bike. The name is relatively self-explanatory – e-bikes are simply…

Scaffolder Who Lost Three Limbs In Electric Shock Horror Accident Now Faces Losing His Final Limb

June 19, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Jamie Mines, 33, is back at home with his girlfriend Harley Mines, 25, and twin baby girls after six months fighting for his life in hospital – just in time for Father’s Day.

Meet Britain’s Oldest Zumba Dancer!

June 19, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Nimble Dorrie Pack, 90, took up the craze three years ago after she lost her husband of 62 years, Royal Navy sailor Ken Pack.

Mum Gives Birth To Two Babies Born With External Intestines Who Were Saved By Clingfilm

June 19, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Doctors told Krystle Giles, 26, the chances of having two children born with the rare condition gastroschisis was so low they had never seen it.

Campaign Launched To Keep Banksy In Dover

June 19, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

MP for Dover Charlie Elphicke’s rallying cry called for the owners of the building it occupies to “work with us” to preserve it and keep it in Dover for tourism and future prosperity.

Terminally Ill Five-Year-Old “Marries” Best Friend To Tick Off Bucket List

June 19, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Brave Eileidh Paterson, who has the childhood cancer neuroblastoma, made the list after being told her condition was terminal.