Big Smack – Cops hunt smartly dressed men who attacked a man outside McDonalds

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Police are hunting two smartly dressed men in suits who attacked a man outside McDonalds before walking back inside to collect their FOOD. The 23-year-old customer was followed out of the fast food outlet by the two men after getting into a verbal argument with them inside. He was then punched and kicked to the…

Council tenants turning spare rooms into cannabis factories to beat hated bedroom tax

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Desperate council tenants are increasingly turning their spare rooms into CANNABIS FACTORIES in a bid to afford the controversial bedroom tax. Worried town hall chiefs at Europe’s biggest local authority fear drugs gangs are targeting vulnerable residents and forcing them to grow marijuana to pay off debts. Birmingham City Council sources and loan shark watchdogs say tenants…

Rolling Stones fans finally confess to stealing Mick Jagger’s doughnuts after 50 years

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Two women have confessed their sweet-smelling secret about Mick Jagger after 50 years – stealing his doughnuts and aftershave. Sticky-fingered Christine Allcock and Julia Pugh were just 10 and 12 when they went to see the Rolling Stones play in 1964. They spotted one of the band’s limousines parked at the rear of The Odeon…

Schoolboy lives off diet of Lucozade

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A 12-year-old boy with one of the rarest disorders in the UK is surviving – thanks to a diet of LUCOZADE. Young Archie Koncher is one of just three people in the country with Propionic Aciduria which means his body converts protein into lethal toxins which poison his vital organs. He is limited to just…

Scrounging mum-of-nine slammed benefit slobs for giving families like hers a ‘bad name’

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

A mum-of-nine who claims #38,000-a-year in handouts slammed benefit slobs for giving large families like hers a “bad name”. Cheryl Prudham admits having her huge brood by MISTAKE because she and husband Robert don’t like contraception. The couple rake in a total tax free income of £53,000-a-year – the equivalent of an #80,000 gross annual…

Photographers capture stunning images of the Northern Lights

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This is the stunning moment the Northern Lights became illuminated by a fireball. The shots were captured by amateur photographers Ewan Miles and Byron Griffiths in the west Highlands. Ewan’s snaps was taken from Salen Bay, east of Ardnamurchan Point, when the shooting light suddenly flew through the atmosphere. He said: “The solar winds were…

Cat thief taunts animal’s owner with cruel letter

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Police are investigating after a thief stole a cat and then wrote a letter taunting the animal’s owner – boasting of how it loves its new life. Animal lover Nigel Stern, 52, spent weeks searching for beloved companion Minx after she vanished from his home in Lostwithiel, Cornwall. He put up posters appealing for the…

That’s a good take h’away – Geordie businessman is Britain’s most feared restaurant critic

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

A Geordie businessman has become one of the most feared food critics in Britain – after being named as the most prolific restaurant reviewer on TripAdvisor. Burly Phil Blackett, 52, has racked up 780 reviews of restaurants, takeaways and hotels, in an impressive 501 cities spread across 36 countries. The sunglasses salesman travels the length…

Wheelchair-bound man stands for the first time in 23 years

October 16, 2013 | by | 1 Comment

This is the moment a man told he would never walk again steps from his wheelchair for the first time and takes agonizing steps – to raise money for others in need. Brave Nick Carr, 26, looks wracked with pain and determination as he stands up for the first time in 23 years. Nick was…

Tyres to be manufactured using dandelions

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Boffins are hoping to revolutionise the tyre world by manufacturing the rubber using – DANDELIONS. Rubber extracted from the plant has been proven by scientists to be of the same quality as that from its cousin the rubber tree. A team of researchers are now building the first ever pilot system to extract vast quantities…

US craze lands for rubber band bracelets lands on British shores and is sure to be a hit this Christmas

October 10, 2013 | by | 2 Comments

A new toy hit the market which is set to feature on every girl’s Christmas list, which helps kids create elaborate bracelets – from RUBBER BANDS. Rainbow Loom has already become a smash hit on the other side of the Atlantic, where it was launched earlier this year, and much like friendship bracelets and charity…

Schoolboy stranded in Middle East back in UK after being hypnotised

October 9, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

A British schoolboy stranded in Abu Dhabi for nearly 16 months because of his phobia of flying has finally arrived back in Britain – after being HYPNOTISED to overcome his fear. Joe Thompson, now 12, moved to the Gulf state with his family in 2009 while his dad completed a work contract at a private…

Woman records picture diary of incredible 12 stone weight loss

October 9, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

This is the remarkable photo diary of a mum who shed 12 stone in as many months – to make sure she would live to look after her disabled son. Jane Morgan, who tipped the scales at 28 stone, was spurred into action when doctors said she would die before her son Callum was a…

Phillips Idowu banned from the road for drink-driving

October 9, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Triple jumper Phillips Idowu was banned from the road yesterday after being caught almost two and a half times over the drink-drive limit at breakfast time. The 2008 Olympic silver medallist got behind the wheel of his white Land Rover after a ‘domestic incident’ at his home. Police were called to his house around 9.30am…

‘Cheating husband killed wife after sending text to mistress on secret phone’

October 9, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

A cheating husband sent a text message to his mistress on his ‘secret phone’ just hours before he threw his wife to her death down the stairs, a court heard yesterday. Alan Evans, 35, killed 32-year-old Louise after she found out he was having a fling with teaching assistant Amanda Chadwick, 30, who worked at…

Richard Hammond treats poorly child to drive in pink Lamborghini

October 9, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Top Gear host Richard Hammond granted a terminally-ill girl’s dying wish – by taking her for a spin in a 217mph bright PINK Lamborghini. Emilia Palmer, eight, has a terminal lung condition and relies on an oxygen machine after suffering from pneumonia two years ago. The brave youngster loves all things pink and fast and…

Goat gives birth to quads

October 9, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

These adorable pictures show the first hours of newborn kids whose mother astonished everyone when she gave birth to FOUR of them. Harry, Ron, Neville and Hermione – named because within the first day they havealready proved to be “mischievous” – started arriving at just before 11am on Sunday. Goats usually only give birth to…