Hermaphrodite finally decides to become a woman after 40 ‘suicidal’ years living as a man

February 27, 2012 | by | 4 Comments

A woman with both male and female sex organs lived as a man for over 40 years because her parents didn’t tell her she was born a hermaphrodite for two decades. Caroline Kinsey has lived almost all her life as a man as her parents hid her intersex medical condition from her until she was…

Car cash! Ferrari 250 GTO sells for £20.2 million

February 7, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

A classic Ferrari has become the most expensive car ever sold in Britain after it changed hands for a staggering £20.2MILLION. The legendary Ferrari 250 GTO is the world’s most sought-after car with just 39 built between 1962 and 1964. This 1963 model – number 5095 – is believed to have been sold by British…

Boffins investigate ‘mutant’ spider web

February 6, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Scientists are investigating a bizarre white cobweb found on nuclear waste – amid fears it could have been made by a ‘mutant’ spider. In freakish echo of the Spiderman comic strip, workers at a US nuclear waste facility discovered the growth on uranium last month. The white ‘stringlike’ material – never seen before on nuclear…

That’s Senna-sational! F1 legend’s portrait painted by radio controlled cars

February 6, 2012 | by | 1 Comment

An unconventional artist who paints with radio controlled cars has created this stunning portrait of Ayrton Senna – in front of a huge global audience. Ian Cook, 28, refuses to use paintbrushes for his creations yet still produces these breathtaking results. And for his most ambitious piece yet he set about recreating the iconic poster…

Meet the table tennis sensation… aged 18 months

February 6, 2012 | by | 4 Comments

This 18-month-old is getting a reputation for making a ‘racket’ – as the world’s youngest table tennis sensation. Talented Jamie Myskova-Buddell sits on a full-size table and waits for his dad to hit the ball to him before he smashes it back with a scary level of accuracy. The pint-sized prodigy, who is yet to…

Deputy head slams UK drug culture after son, 16, dies from taking ecstasy

February 2, 2012 | by | 2 Comments

A public school deputy head has slammed Britain’s “soft” drugs culture after his 16-year-old son died taking ecstasy at a nightclub. Joe Simons, who got nine A* grades at GCSE, was let into a rave night despite being underage and having no valid ID. He bought 1.5g of the ecstasy powder MDMA from a dealer…

Sir Terry Pratchett launches animal hospital appeal

February 2, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Author Sir Terry Pratchett warned that Britain’s wildlife was in serious decline – as he launched an appeal to fund a new multi-million pound animal hospital. The fantasy writer, 63, spoke out in an effort to inspire nature-lovers to look after endangered creatures such as the hedgehog and the sparrow. He passionately backed a new…

Dealer selling Mk1 Ford Escort for £65,000

February 2, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

An ambitious car dealer has put this original Mk1 Ford Escort up for sale – for a staggering £65,000. The ultra-rare 1968 Ford Escort Twin Cam was one of the original boy racer’s cars, with the Lotus engine boasting 110bhp and a top speed of 113mph. Norman Hughes bought the car – one of just…