Homeowner paints 15ft high 30mph sign on side of property

November 23, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

A homeowner is so fed up with speeding motorists he has painted a 15ft high 30mph sign – on the side of his HOUSE. Furious Tim Backhouse, 47, has repeatedly asked his local council to install traffic calming measures on the A3072 through the the village of Bow, Devon. When Devon County Council failed to…

Sleeping with the enemy: Hitler’s bedsheets for sale

November 23, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

Two pieces of Adolf Hitler’s personally-monogrammed bed linen are expected to fetch more than #3,000 when they go under the hammer at auction next week. The German Fuhrer lived in extravagant style whilst he waged war on Europe – right down to the sheets and pillowcases on his bed. Hitler’s personal linen was lavishly embroidered…

Youngster pays £45,000 premium for a Lamborghini Aventador

November 21, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A 22-year-old playboy has paid a £45,000 premium to become the first person in Saudi Arabia to own a Lamborghini Aventador – thanks to a businessman in Somerset. Wealthy Dhiaa al-Essa didn’t want to put a deposit down at his local dealership and join an 18-month waiting list for the 217mph supercar. So he contacted…

World’s most expensive rental costs £80,000 a week

November 18, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A wealthy Londoner is cashing in on next summer’s Olympics by renting out their penthouse for a world record £80,000-A-WEEK. Thousands of tourists will be flooding hotel rooms across the capital in hot anticipation of the games which start in July. Insiders have now reported an ”unprecedented” demand from billionaires looking for a short-term ‘super…

Killer Adrian Prout leads police to wife’s burial spot

November 18, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A businessman who murdered his wife today led police to the exact spot where he dumped her body. Calculating Adrian Prout, 47, always denied harming wife of seven years Kate, 55, after she went missing from his home in Gloucestershire on Bonfire Night in 2007. He reported her missing five days later – telling police…

Ferr-get the recession: Supercar firm announces record turnover

November 8, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

Luxury Italian car maker Ferrari yesterday announced record results – just as its home economy hit the skids. Turnover accelerated to E1.65 BILLION (£1.1billion) for the first nine months of the year – an increase of 18.9 per cent on 2010 – and profits hit £181 million. But the supercar boom comes as Italy threatens…

Last remaining Sikh warrior lives in Wolverhampton

November 8, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

The world’s last surviving Sikh warrior master who has devoted his life to learning an ancient martial art is – from WOLVERHAMPTON, it was revealed today. Former factory worker Nidar Singh Nihang, 44, was trained in the mysterious art of Shastar Vidiya by an 80-year-old guru from northern India. Selfless Nidar has devoted his entire…

Lorry driver killed in M5 crash had just moved into new family home

November 8, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A lorry driver killed in last week’s horrific M5 crash had just moved into a new home with his wife and four children – one of which is blind, it emerged today. Kye Thomas, 38, set up home with wife of 12 years Becki just one day prior to the crash last Friday night, his…

Scarlett Johansson in Scotland filming sci-fi horror flick

November 1, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

One of Hollywood’s sexiest leading ladies got a taste of life in rural Scotland yesterday after spending the day tramping through muddy fields. Actress Scarlett Johansson was filming scenes for her sci-fi alien horror flick – Under the Skin – in the small Scottish coastal town of Auchmithie near Dundee. The Lost In Translation star…

Ron Dennis apologises to owners of McLaren’s new supercar

November 1, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

The boss of McLaren has apologised to customers after the company was forced to recall its £170,000 supercar due of a series of embarrassing problems. The McLaren MP4-12C was billed as a product which would ”re-write the rules of sports car design” when it was first announced in September 2009. And while the Brit-built car…

Shop refuses to sell great-grandmother, 92, alcohol without ID

November 1, 2011 | by | 5 Comments

A great-grandmother blasted shop staff today after they refused to sell her alcohol at the age of 92 – because she had no ID to prove she was over 18. Diane Taylor was stunned to be asked for proof of age when she asked for a bottle of whisky from her local One Stop Shop….

Indecent child images found on Vincent Tabak’s computer

November 1, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

Murderer Vincent Tabak is being investigated over suspected indecent images of children found on his laptop, it has emerged. The Dutch engineer, 33, jailed for 20 years on Friday (28/10) for the murder of landscape architect Jo Yeates, 25, has been accused of accessing up to 30 of the sick pictures. They were found on…