Vincent Tabak guilty of murdering Joanna Yeates

October 28, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

The boyfriend of Jo Yeates watched from the public gallery today as Dutchman Vincent Tabak was sentenced to a minimum of TWENTY YEARS after being convicted of her murder. Shell-shocked Tabak, 33, wearing a black suit and blue tie, hung his head in the dock as the jury foreman read aloud the majority guilty verdict…

Vincent Tabak: murderer used US hookers weeks before killing Jo Yeates

October 28, 2011 | by | 3 Comments

Vincent Tabak used HOOKERS when he went to America on a business trip – just weeks before he killed Jo Yeates, a court was told. The Dutchman, 33, who lived with long term girlfriend Tanja Morson, 35 – next door to his pretty victim – met at least two escorts during a six-week business trip…

Vincent Tabak: murderer watched fetish porn before killing Jo Yeates

October 28, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Vincent Tabak watched porn films where women were held around the neck – before he strangled Jo Yeates. Forensic experts seized four of the 33-year-old Dutchman’s computers after he was arrested over the killing of pretty Jo on January 20 this year. They found evidence of Tabak watching sex and submission porn videos where women…

Vincent Tabak murder trial: the defence’s argument

October 25, 2011 | by

Lawyers representing Vincent Tabak today compared his sparse recollection of some of the detail on the night he killed Jo Yeates to that of a car crash victim. William Clegg QC insisted that his client’s inability to remember vital moments of the struggle which led up to the landscape architect’s death were as a result…

Vincent Tabak murder trial: the prosecution’s argument

October 25, 2011 | by

Killer Vincent Tabak murdered Jo Yeates during a sexually-motivated attack in her bedroom – before he coolly ate her pizza, a court heard today. The prosecution closed its case against Tabak, 33 – who has admitted manslaughter – claiming every second he held Jo ”frightened and in pain” showed a ”determination to kill”. DNA evidence…

Cash-strapped council erects 40ft golden monument

October 25, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A cash-strapped council has been slammed after they erected a bizarre 40ft-high golden monument – in a NATURE RESERVE. The £100,000 space-age structure dominates the skyline of the tranquil park, which boasts several lagoons, woodland habitats and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The huge tower – named ‘Gold Leaf: Buried Sunlight’ – was built…

NASA solves 2,000 year old supernova mystery

October 25, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Pop the Champagne … scientists today revealed they have solved a 2,000 year old mystery as to how the first ever recorded supernova took place. Chinese astronomers documented a massive explosion in 185 A.D when they witnessed a strange light in the sky for eight months. It wasn’t until the 1960s that scientists realised this…

‘Automotive’ Stonehenge put up for sale

October 25, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

A spectacular automotive homage to the famous Stonehenge monument was today put up for sale for a staggering £185,000. Carhenge is a bizarre tribute to the prehistoric stone structure where the massive monoliths have been replaced by 38 American cars. American sculptor Jim Reinders used 40 cars to build the circle in identical dimensions (96…

Ford Focus obliterated in 120mph crash test

October 24, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

This is the terrifying moment a Ford Focus smashes into a solid concrete wall at 120mph in the world’s fastest ever crash test. Industry experts EuroNCAP normally crash vehicles at speeds of 40mph when giving production cars a safety rating. But Five’s motoring show Fifth Gear wanted to see what would happen in a head-on…

Double decker’s roof ripped off by low hanging tree branch

October 24, 2011 | by | 4 Comments

Horrified rush hour passengers had a miracle escape after the roof of a double decker bus was completely ripped off by a low hanging tree branch this morning. Six commuters were taken to hospital suffering head injuries after the First Bus number 342 hit the tree branches partially brought down by strong winds. The injured…

Vincent Tabak: no sexual thrill from strangling Jo Yeates

October 21, 2011 | by

Dutch killer Vincent Tabak today denied getting a sexual thrill from strangling Jo Yeates. Prosecutors suggested the 33-year-old ”derived sexual gratification” by holding her throat when she spurned his advances. Tabak admits strangling the 25-year-old landscape architect after going in for a kiss but denies intending to kill her. He was also accused of trying…

Trucker wedges lorry between two buildings

October 20, 2011 | by | 8 Comments

A lorry driver became a laughing stock after he followed his sat nav down a narrow country lane – and got wedged between two buildings. The red-faced trucker was delivering soft drinks to a convenience store in Bruton, Somerset, when he drove his 13-tonne HGV down a tiny back street. But the road became so…

Tearful Vincent Tabak apologises to Jo Yeates’ family

October 20, 2011 | by

Vincent Tabak made a tearful apology to the family of Jo Yeates today as he admitted the killing will ”haunt” him forever. The Dutchman, 33, dabbed away tears as he described the moment he strangled the pretty landscape architect after she spurned his advances. The engineer told Bristol Crown Court how he ”made a pass”…

Vincent Tabak tried to kiss Jo Yeates before strangling her

October 19, 2011 | by

Killer Vincent Tabak misread sociable Jo Yeates’ intentions and tried to kiss her on the lips before he strangled her when she screamed, his lawyer told a court today. Dutch engineer Tabak, 33, claimed Jo beckoned him into her flat where she offered him a drink but he ”panicked” after ”misreading” the situation and tried…

Artist’s incredible stone balancing sculptures

October 18, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

A patient artist created these gravity-defying sculptures without the use of glue or pins by painstakingly balancing stones on one another. Delicate Adrian Gray, 44, spends hours scouring his local beach to select the ideal sized rocks, boulders and pebbles to fit with another. Adrian then arranges them in precarious positions by very carefully ‘feeling’…

Jo Yeates’ flat seen by jurors in murder trial

October 12, 2011 | by

Jurors sitting in the murder trial of Vincent Tabak today saw inside the flat of tragic Joanna Yeates – which has been preserved in a chilling time capsule since her death. Christmas decorations and photographs still adorn Flat 1, 44 Canynge Road – almost exactly ten months after the pretty architect was strangled. One apparently…

Jumping the lights: daredevil hurdles Lamborghini Gallardo

October 12, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

This is the incredible moment a daredevil jumps over a Lamborghini – travelling at 60MPH. Adrenaline junkie Alassan Issa Gobitaca, 31, calmly faces towards the Italian supercar as it hurtles towards him. He then leaps into the air and the 1.1 metre high Gallardo passes underneath him. It is the latest stunt to be performed…