Council tenants turning spare rooms into cannabis factories to beat hated bedroom tax

Council tenants turning spare rooms into cannabis factories to beat hated bedroom tax

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Desperate council tenants are increasingly turning their spare rooms into CANNABIS FACTORIES in a bid to afford the controversial bedroom tax. Worried town hall chiefs at Europe’s biggest local authority fear drugs gangs are targeting vulnerable residents and forcing them to grow marijuana to pay off debts. Birmingham City Council sources and loan shark watchdogs say tenants…

That’s a good take h’away – Geordie businessman is Britain’s most feared restaurant critic

That’s a good take h’away – Geordie businessman is Britain’s most feared restaurant critic

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

A Geordie businessman has become one of the most feared food critics in Britain – after being named as the most prolific restaurant reviewer on TripAdvisor. Burly Phil Blackett, 52, has racked up 780 reviews of restaurants, takeaways and hotels, in an impressive 501 cities spread across 36 countries. The sunglasses salesman travels the length…

Northampton Clown speaks for the first time claiming ‘I wasn’t trying to scare anyone’

Northampton Clown speaks for the first time claiming ‘I wasn’t trying to scare anyone’

September 19, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

The sinister figure has been repeatedly spotted around Northampton in full clown attire and make-up.

Devout Christian makes modelling debut at London Fashion Week… after being spotted while SHOPPING

Devout Christian makes modelling debut at London Fashion Week… after being spotted while SHOPPING

September 19, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Stunning Vita West, 18, had never even considered modelling when she was approached by a talent scout in the food aisle at her local Co-op. The modest teen was snapped up by top agency IMG, who famously represent Gisele Bunchen. Vita has now been touted for greatness after stepping out onto the catwalk at London Fashion Week for the first time.

Bus company Stagecoach charged disabled man £30 to return HIS lost wallet

Bus company Stagecoach charged disabled man £30 to return HIS lost wallet

September 12, 2013 | by | 1 Comment

Arthur Adlam, 31, left a wallet containing around £225, including his disability allowance, on the seat of a Stagecoach bus.

Teaching assistant sacked for swearing and posting rude picture on Facebook wins £16k for unfair dismissal

Teaching assistant sacked for swearing and posting rude picture on Facebook wins £16k for unfair dismissal

September 9, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Paula Williams, 45, published the picture of her sucking through a penis straw at a Christmas party.

Teenager, 18, was bullied to death by cruel Facebook taunts from her own FAMILY, claim parents

Teenager, 18, was bullied to death by cruel Facebook taunts from her own FAMILY, claim parents

September 6, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Pretty Jasmine Griffiths, 18, was found hanged on bedsheets from a staircase at her home after receiving ‘dozens’ of messages telling her to kill herself. Jasmine’s stepmother Kirsty, 35, said the unnamed bullies continued harrassing Jasmine even when she blocked them and also targeted her friends.

Nicki Minaj spoof song about SKEGNESS becomes overnight viral hit

Nicki Minaj spoof song about SKEGNESS becomes overnight viral hit

August 15, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

The tongue-in-cheek version of the star’s summertime anthem ‘Starships’ has been viewed on YouTube thousands of times.

Paedophile jailed after using cartoon AVATAR to trick American girls into performing sex acts

June 27, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

A middle-aged paedophile has been jailed for five years for tricking young American girls into performing vile sex acts – while he hid behind a CARTOON AVATAR. Mark Noyes, 46, used social networking sites to groom vulnerable youngsters – some aged just 12 – in the US into thinking they were enjoying a blooming cyber…

Woman who missed the bus lies in the ROAD until it lets her on

June 27, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

The frustrated female passenger arrived late at a stop just as the double-decker was pulling away.

Couple going on holiday to Spain blame satnav… after it leads them to the WRONG ferry

Couple going on holiday to Spain blame satnav… after it leads them to the WRONG ferry

June 17, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Bob and Pat Banks wanted £100 million Pont Aven from Plymouth to Santander in Northern Spain.

‘Car on roof’ student prank explained as boffins recreate the stunt with pulleys and an Austin 7

‘Car on roof’ student prank explained as boffins recreate the stunt with pulleys and an Austin 7

June 10, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

A group of engineering undergraduates somehow hoisted an Austin 7 car 70ft into the air in June 1958.

Daredevil filmed climbing 250ft crane before hanging from the top ONE HANDED

Daredevil filmed climbing 250ft crane before hanging from the top ONE HANDED

June 5, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Adrenaline junkie James Kingston, 22, scaled the crane on a building site in Southampton at 5am.

British holidaymakers flying to Spain delayed for three hours while plane’s crew SLEPT

June 3, 2013 | by | 1 Comment

The passengers ere told the crew had been kept awake at their hotel by a wedding party.

Disabled grandmother, 67, is trapped in own home for TWO YEARS because her wheelchair is too WIDE

Disabled grandmother, 67, is trapped in own home for TWO YEARS because her wheelchair is too WIDE

May 23, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Jenny Rigby, 67, is unable to stand due to crippling arthritis, but the doors in her home are 3ins narrower than her wheelchair. Miss Rigby has only left the house once when she was taken to hospital on a stretcher after collapsing at her housing association home in 2010.

Dyslexic girl, 18, predicted to fail English A-Level exam scores top mark in the COUNTRY

Dyslexic girl, 18, predicted to fail English A-Level exam scores top mark in the COUNTRY

May 21, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Clever Frederica Drewer, 18, had been told to expect a ‘D’ – until teachers realised she had dyspraxia.

Drug dealer killed new bride and her unborn baby after crashing into them during police chase

Drug dealer killed new bride and her unborn baby after crashing into them during police chase

May 9, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Javad Malik, 25, was fleeing cops when he ploughed into a car being driven by pregnant Ahtia Tabisim, 28.