Most expensive jacket potato dubbed ‘tuxedo spud’ is caviar filled foodies dream

July 8, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A pub launched the world’s most expensive baked potato – priced at a whopping £40. The Cary Arms is offering the jacket, called the “tuxedo spud”, which comes topped with Italian caviar. It was designed by Ben Kingdon, 24, who took over as head chef of the pub’s restaurant in April. He creates the dish…

Miss England hopeful banned after topless pictures emerge

July 8, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A promising model has been stripped of her reigning title in a heat for Miss England – because she once posed topless. Stunning Siobhan Perry, 18, was crowned Miss Every Model at a glittering ceremony last Saturday giving her a chance to compete for the coveted Miss England crown. But organisers were tipped off after…

Hunger strike wife celebrates after NHS agree to provide drug

July 8, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A devastated wife who vowed to starve to death to win her husband proper care was celebrating after the NHS agreed to her demands. Full-time carer Angela Cavill-Burch, 42, went on hunger strike for quadriplegic husband Terence Burch, 65, calling for proper care at home, physiotherapy and the drug Sativex. The couple were ecstatic after…

Debt ridden Hinchingbrooke Hospital to become privately managed after public bidders pull out

July 8, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A debt-ridden NHS hospital is to become the first in the UK to be privately managed after the only public bidders to run the operation pulled out. Under a new government scheme introduced this year private managers can bid to replace NHS bosses at failing hospitals who will be sacked without a pay-off. This means…

Police hunt road rage businessman who tried to stab teenager with a screwdriver

July 8, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Police are hunting a road rage businessman who chased a teenage motorcyclist across a city before trying to stab him – with a SCREWDRIVER. Terrified James Peacock, 18, was pursued for 10 minutes during busy rush hour by a man driving a silver Mercedes. The maniac, in his 50s, eventually pulled up next to him…

Milkman celebrates driving 861,000 miles and delivering 2.6 million pints

July 7, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Proud Dave Wall was celebrating after being crowned the UK’s furthest travelling milkman – after covering 861,000 miles delivering 2.6million pints in 21 years. Dedicated Dave, 57, has covered the equivalent of 35 times round the world on his rounds from the Dairy Crest depot in Wisbech, Cambs. He serves customers across Lincolnshire in Holbeach,…

Bedfordshire Police issue shotgun licence to 10-year-old child

July 7, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Anti-gun campaigners slammed a police force for issuing a shotgun licences ”like smarties” – after handing a certificate to a 10-YEAR-OLD CHILD. The primary school pupil given a licence by Bedfordshire Police is believed to be one of the youngest in Britain to have been granted permission to carry a weapon. The shocking revelation comes…

Actor dies after suffering heart attack during performance at Minack Theatre

July 7, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

An actor died after suffering a heart attack during a performance at an outdoor theatre. The 76-year-old man was winched from his dressing room at the Minack Theatre in Porthcurno near Land’s End in Cornwall on Monday evening. He was flown to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro where he later died. The performance of…

Sat nav for homing pigeons wins £15k science award

July 7, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

An Oxford University boffin has won a £15,000 science award after she tracked the movements of homing pigeons by attaching them with – mini SAT-NAV kits. Dr Dora Biro, 34, a researcher in the university’s zoology department, was one of four women across the country to win the L’Oréal Unesco For Women in Science Award….

New monsters from the deep discovered 2 miles under the Atlantic

New monsters from the deep discovered 2 miles under the Atlantic

July 7, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

These glowing alien-looking creatures are some of ten new species discovered by scientists 12,000ft below the surface of the Atlantic ocean. Marine experts embarked upon a six-week voyage in the Atlantic Ocean to observe these spooky looking deep sea the unearthly enteropneusta or acorn worms. They are members of a group of animals close to…

Lesser Malay mouse deer just four inches tall born at Paignton Zoo

July 6, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A LITTLE deer has stunned vets by beating critical illness to give birth to this a minute fawn – which measures just FOUR INCHES TALL. The lesser Malay mouse deer received emergency treatment after an abscess spread from her tooth and eye into her bone. But after undergoing several operations under general anaesthetic to remove…

iPhone app iFest helps festival goers find their tents – what ever state they are in

July 5, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A student has developed a phone application for festival goers which shows them the way – to their TENTS. Creative Chris Blackmore, 22, came up with iFest to help revellers who pitch up and then can’t find their way back to their camping spot. It works by logging the position of a tent and then…

Need a holiday to get over your holiday? New survey finds one million foreign holidays end in tears

July 5, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

More than ONE MILLION foreign holidays will end in tears this year due to flight delays, illness or bad weather. Researchers also found arguments with a partner or friends, lost luggage and dirty accommodation also regularly ruin holidays, the study revealed. Sunburn, noisy neighbours and drinking too much are also often wreck sunshine breaks. Yesterday…

Baby African Crowned Crane fitted with slippers to help it walk tall

July 5, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

This cute baby African Crowned Crane is proudly walking tall after carers fitted it with bright green slippers – to straighten its curled toes. The tiny hand-reared chick was born with a slight defect which meant toes on both feet were not developing as they should. So keepers at Paradise Park in Hayle, Cornwall, fitted…

Top tennis player Dan Evans cleared in Bath sex assault case

July 5, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Police have dropped their investigation into one of Britain’s top players, who was arrested after a girl was sexually assaulted outside a nightclub. Davis Cup player Dan Evans, 19, contacted police after they released a picture of three men they wanted to speak to as potential witnesses to the alleged attack. But in a dramatic…

Wrinkle busting DRINK Glamtox sticks can reduce lines by 30 percent

July 5, 2010 | by | 3 Comments

The world’s first wrinkle-busting DRINK goes on sale – with advance orders topping 35,000. Makers of the Glamtox Sticks – collagen-packed powder sachets – claim it reduces lines by a staggering 30 per cent over a six week period. Sienna Miller, Victoria Beckham and Kate Bosworth are said to be fans of the sticks, which…

Eastern European immigrants given guide to best lakes for poaching

July 5, 2010 | by | 4 Comments

Enraged fishermen were stunned after eastern European immigrants were given a ”rough guide” to find the best lakes for poaching English fish. A Russian-language newspaper urged its migrant readers living in England to avoid shopping in supermarkets and ”catch their own” fish instead. Hungry readers were directed to four fishing lakes where they could hook…