The Bourne Supremacy: mother-in-law branded “Miss Fancy Pants”

June 30, 2011 | by | 6 Comments

The father of the bride-to-be who was sent a stinging email from her future mother-in-law today hit back – branding her ”MISS FANCY PANTS”. Groom-to-be Freddy Bourne’s step-mum Carolyn, 60, sparked outrage when she emailed future daughter-in-law Heidi Withers, 29, and criticised her manners. The email slammed Heidi, a PA in London, for her ”lack…

Driving s-cool: Teen takes lessons in 202mph Ferrari 458 Italia

June 30, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

This lucky teenager had better be one-L of a fast learner after getting behind the wheel of a red – 202mph Ferrari. The teen was spotted driving the gleaming #170,000 Ferrari ‘458 Italia’ as he negotiated the congested streets of Knightsbridge in London. He parked the supercar near Harrods and popped in to do a…

Artist, 79, swaps sketchbook for iPad

June 29, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

An award-winning artist has swapped her sketchbook for an iPad – at the age of 79. Talented Lillian Delevoryas has spent her entire career creating compositions on trusty paper using pastels and paints. But the American-born artist now refuses to go anywhere without her #500 Apple iPad, saying it has ”revolutionised” her life and has…

Shopworker and loyal dog fight off knife-wielding robber

June 28, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

This CCTV footage captures the moment a hero dog helped his shopkeeper owner fight off a knife-wielding robber – by biting him in the CROTCH. Fearless Eve Watson, 55, bravely fought back when a hooded intruder jumped over the counter brandishing a Stanley knife and demanded cash from the till. She grabbed a craft knife…

Bugatti Veyron thief handed £320,000 import bill

June 28, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A thief who stole a unique Bugatti Veyron from Switzerland before driving it over the border into Germany has been handed an import tax bill – of £320,000. The unnamed Polish man, 27, was part of a three-strong gang who stole three luxury motors from a Swiss millionaire. They then drove the cars through Germany…

Glastonbury Festival 2011: the clean-up begins

June 27, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

An army of workers today began the back-breaking task of removing 1,650 tonnes of waste from the Glastonbury Festival site. A team of 1,300 ‘recycling volunteers’ will take more than three weeks to clear the 900-acre site, which has been left carpeted in rubbish. An estimated 11 tonnes of clothes and camping gear will be…

Businessman designs crazy Rolls-Royce Phantom

June 27, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

A retired British businessman has spent six months and £400,000 creating this – the world’s most controversial Rolls Royce. Eccentric ex-pat Robert Allan, 62, wanted a car which would stand out from the crowd in the playboy’s paradise of Marbella, Spain. So he bought a silver Rolls-Royce for £200,000 and spent another £200,000 transforming it…

Plans unveiled for Concorde-beating 2,664mph jet

June 27, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Concorde could lose its title as the fastest-ever passenger plane after plans were unveiled for a jet which could fly from London to Sydney in – three-and-a-half hours. The Hypermach SonicStar is a business jet which will be capable of a top speed of 2,664mph – twice as fast as Concorde It will fly at…

Glastonbury 2011 pictures: Wayne Rooney makes Friday arrival

June 24, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Wayne Rooney swapped immaculate turf for a boggy field as he arrived in Somerset for the Glastonbury Festival. The Man United star, wearing black wellington boots, sunglasses and a hoodie to cover his recent hair transplant, looked glum as he trekked along the straw-laden grounds. He was joined by wife Coleen, younger brother Graeme and…

Moggy paddle: paralysed cat takes swimming lessons

June 24, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A cat paralysed in both front legs after being hit by a car is learning to walk again – by taking SWIMMING lessons. Plucky Mog the grey tabby sustained horrific injuries and spent six weeks on a drip after a car smashed into him in a hit-and-run incident in February. Incredibly, the one-year-old did not…

Glastonbury 2011: Thursday in pictures

June 23, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Glastonbury Festival organisers were today dumping tonnes of straw and bark onto the ground in a bid to combat the boggy conditions. A week of wet weather has saturated the 1,100-acre site and turned large areas into a huge bog with mud up to eight inches deep. Revellers were woken in the early hours of…

Gun club blasts Porsche 911 with 10,000 bullets

June 22, 2011 | by | 3 Comments

Ever dreamed of taking revenge when you’re cut up at the lights by a flashy sports car? Well these pictures will be a dream come true … a Porsche 911 riddled with 10,000 BULLETS. The silver sports car was donated to an American gun club by a wealthy motorist who was fed-up with the vehicle’s…

Guy Fowlkes arrested over fireworks attack

June 22, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A man arrested after he allegedly set off a number of FIREWORKS during a bizarre fight was named today as – Guy Fowlkes. American Fowlkes, 33, began arguing with his pregnant girlfriend and assaulted her while working on a fireworks stall. Police in Ocoee, Florida, claim that fired-up Fowlkes started lighting the pyrotechnic explosives and…

Glastonbury Festival campers stay in £400-a-night tent

June 22, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

Forget the mud at Glastonbury … a luxury pop-up hotel was today – boasting double beds, cooked breakfasts and even a 4×4 valet service. The Pop-Up Hotel offers festival goers safari-style bell tents with wood deck flooring and hot showers for £400-a-night. Guests can also benefit from 24-hour security for themselves and their belongings, provided…

Glastonbury Festival-goers have muddy good time

June 22, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

Thousands of revellers descended on the Glastonbury Festival today – and were welcomed with torrential downpours. The 1,100 acre site in Somerset is already turning into a mudbath after a week of wet weather. Yesterday an estimated 60,000 ticket-holders poured through the gates armed with tents, waterproofs and trolley-loads of booze. Early arrivers were treated…

Man robs bank for one dollar to get health care

June 22, 2011 | by | 44 Comments

An unemployed man desperate for health care has been charged with carrying out a bizarre bank robbery where he demanded the cashier hand over – just ONE DOLLAR. Picture by Ben Goff / Gaston Gazette Richard James Verone, 59, who was suffering from arthritis and a growth on his chest, couldn’t afford health care but…

Jackass star Ryan Dunn killed in car crash

June 20, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Jackass TV star Ryan Dunn has died in a horrifying car crash – just hours after uploading a picture of himself appearing to be drinking with friends. Eric Lewis / SWNS.com The 34-year-old stuntman was killed in a Porsche alongside another person in the early hours of Monday morning near his home in Pennsylvania. It…