Woman never feels hunger or thirst after not eating or drinking for 15 YEARS

July 29, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A woman told today how she never feels hunger or thirst after she was unable to eat or drink for 15 years because of a rare condition. Molly Smith, 20, was rushed to hospital as a young child after her small intestine turned in on itself and had to be removed by surgeons. As a…

Camper dies from carbon monoxide poisoning due to generator outside

July 28, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A camper died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator left running next to his tent, an inquest heard. Tragic Richard Philips, 38, left the petrol motor running to keep warm during the night but was overcome by fumes as he slept. His friends only realised he was dead when they were unable to rouse…

Lovesick seal jumps over metal fence

July 28, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

This amazing CCTV footage captures the moment a lovesick seal hoisted her 14 stone frame over a metal fence – to be with her new love. Lonely Laurel couldn’t wait to meet her new companion Togo, who was brought in to mend her broken heart after her former partner escaped into the wild last year….

Duckling stays alive thanks to a MIRROR

July 28, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A lonely duckling separated from its family at birth has been saved thanks to a mirror – which has become its only friend. Seven-day-old Alice was taken to a rescue centre after being mauled by a gull at just one day old. But the bird was in an agitated state and refused to eat because…

Let Miaowt: Kitten stuck in a washing machine for 50 minutes

July 28, 2011 | by | 7 Comments

This cute eight-week-old kitten has already used up one of her nine lives – after surviving an hour-long cycle in a washing machine. Adorable moggy Princess jumped into the machine while exploring her owner Susan Gordon’s new home. But Susan, 49, didn’t see him sneak in – and promptly slammed the door and set the…

Two men suspended from work after being accused of wolf-whistling at woman

July 28, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Two builders were suspended from work on a £400,000 council development after a man accused them of wolf-whistling at his wife. The angry husband, who has asked not to be named, sent an email to North Herts District Council complaining that his wife was sexually harassed. He alleged that two young builders working on a…

Shawkshank Redemption-style prison escape thwarted

July 27, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Prison staff thwarted a Shawkshank Redemption-style escape after prisoners excavated a tunnel through their 4ft thick cell wall – which they disguised with PAPIER MACHE bricks. Two inmates used improvised tools to dig through the wall at Exeter Prison in Devon before removing the dust, inserting fake bricks and painting over them. The men had…

Bullied schoolgirl gets Marks & Spencer modelling deal

July 27, 2011 | by | 11 Comments

A schoolgirl who took up modelling after she was bullied about her appearance has landed a contract to model clothes for high street giant Marks & Spencer. Ellie Burton, 14, was persuaded to take up modelling by her mother after a group of cruel school bullies left her with low self-esteem. The teenager signed up…

World’s most expensive house listing: £106 million ranch – with three bedrooms

July 27, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

The world’s most expensive house has gone the market for a staggering £106 million – and it’s only got THREE bedrooms. Jackson Land and Cattle is a 1,750 acre ranch set in the beautiful surroundings of Wyoming, USA, with incredible views of the Rocky Mountains. It comes complete with equestrian centre, guesthouse and apartment for…

Calf shot in head at dairy farm

July 27, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

WARNING – UPSETTING IMAGES A healthy calf was shot in the head at a dairy farm supplying milk to the chocolate industry. The unwanted young bull was led to a trailer – strewn with other animal carcasses – after being ripped from its mother. It was then shot by a man, believed to be a…

Five expensive cars in Monaco pile-up

July 27, 2011 | by | 10 Comments

This is the embarrassing moment a driver caused the world’s most expensive five-car pile-up – when her Bentley collided with a Mercedes, a Ferrari, a Porsche and an Aston Martin in Monaco. Hundreds of tourists watched in shock as the hapless blonde crashed her £250,000 Bentley Azure outside the Principality’s Place du Casino. The driver…

Workmen resurface road around parked car

July 27, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

This is the moment council workmen resurfaced a road and laid tarmac – around a PARKED CAR. Stunned residents watched as workmen dug up the 300ft (91m) road but left a neat rectangular island around an abandoned grey Fiat. Workmen decided to resurface the road after failing to locate the owner of the car, which…

Mother covers 85 per cent of her body in tattoos

July 27, 2011 | by | 9 Comments

A respectable mother celebrated her divorce by asking her new boyfriend to cover her entire body – with a single TATTOO. Jacqui Moore, 41, has spent the last eight years getting 85 per cent of her flesh inked with a continuous black and grey ‘full body-suit’ tattoo. Just her left armpit, half her right leg…

Britain’s apples harvest takes place earlier than ever recorded

July 26, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Fruit growers are enjoying the earliest apple harvest ever recorded in Britain – thanks to the combination of a freezing winter and scorching hot spring. Last winter’s sub-zero temperatures forced orchards to lie dormant for longer, allowing the fruit trees to ”re-charge their batteries”. The extreme cold combined with April’s unseasonal heatwave means apples have…

Hot wheels: Lamborghini goes up in flames

July 26, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

The owner of this supercar quite literally had a burn-up in the countryside – when his £150,000 motor burst into flames. He was enjoying a drive through the Scottish Highlands on Saturday when smoke started pouring from the engine bay of his blue Lamborghini Gallardo. The driver pulled over near a hospital in Fort William…

Man jailed for running over parking warden

July 26, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A Jaguar driver who knocked down a female parking warden after she fined him for illegally using a ‘parent and child’ space has been jailed for six months. Martin Takle, 36, was furious when Asda car park attendant Jackie Smith gave him a £60 fixed penalty notice for using the bay without any children in…

Woman trapped in her car for hours after if plunged down the side of a cliff

July 26, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

This is the heart-stopping moment a motorist was winched to safety after her car careered out of control – and ended up stranded on the side of a 400ft cliff. The Vauxhall Vectra was spotted precariously clinging to the rock face at a beauty spot in St Agnes, near Newquay, Cornwall, at 9.25am today. A…