Toddler with rare form of epilepsy died after seizure on Christmas day

June 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Two-year-old Ollie Johnson had Dravet syndrome, a life limiting form of epilepsy that affects around 1 in 40,000.

Slimmer who lost 12 stone faces next challenge… to raise £30,000 to remove saggy skin

June 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Shirley Hoffman, 30, was dubbed the ‘big bloated whale’.

Neighbours launch 24-hour vigil to prevent landlord from removing Banksy spy mural from his home

June 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The piece – named ‘Spybooth’ – features three 1950s-style spies eavesdropping on a phonebox on the side of a £300,000 end-of-terrace property.

Cops raided paedophile’s home and caught him DOWNLOADING child images at 6.30am

June 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Aaron Honey, 21, was jailed for five years after pleading guilty to a string of sick offences.

British jihad fanatic did impressions of Ali G at school to ‘impress girls and make classmates laugh’

June 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The crazed Muslim militant now fighting in Syria was once a ‘cheeky’ schoolboy who would show off to get attention from girls, according to former classmates. He also annoyed team-mates on the rugby field, putting in dangerous ‘clothesline’ tackles and playing as though “he had a screw loose”.

How the postal system developed in England from the Romans to Royal Mail

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Over the past 2,000 years it has developed from messengers carrying letters and hand delivering them, to some of the modern services we know today.

Speed kills: the difference between 30 and 40mph

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Just a few miles per hour over 30 really can be the difference between life and death.

Family’s ‘perfect’ pet dog died after vets botched a routine castration

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Shadow, a six-year-old Newfoundland, went under the knife after being diagnosed with a benign tumour in his testicles.

The Bristol crocodile returns! Beast caught in clearest picture yet lurking under Clifton suspension bridge

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The 6ft predator was first spotted by a bus driver who prompted a full-scale police search back in February. A number of other possible sightings emerged but the mysterious created has not been seen for five months.

Couple who had their wedding rings stolen got married… using jelly band SWEETS

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

David and Natalie Norris were left devastated after they had their home in Kingsley, Northants., raided by burglars on Saturday.

Spanning time! Stunning images of London’s bridges merge Victorian photographs with the present day

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Compiled by the Museum of London Docklands, the images compare the city’s landmark bridges with how they looked at the invention of photography. More recent black and white snaps of London Bridge and Tower Bridge, from the early 20th century, show that despite the massive changes the capital has gone through, some things never change.

‘Seek medical attention’: The rejection letter jobseeker received after STRIPPING off during interview

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Mukra Mirza, 32, broke into a Full Monty-style strip tease to ensure he stood out from the crowd of prospective employees.

Woman, 29, who was raped by step-father slams soft judge after attacker could be out in THREE years

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Siobhan Ames-Bell, 29, watched last week as evil Anthony Ames was jailed at Northampton Crown Court.

Police release CCTV of yobs believed to have set fire to a double-decker bus

June 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Passengers fled from the £150,000 National Express West Midlands vehicle when it exploded into a fireball on the Stratford Road in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, on June 12. Three fire engines rushed to the scene and two firefighters needed breathing apparatus to tackle the severe blaze which broke out at around 2pm.

Mum-of-three has moved home 50 TIMES in just 13 years

June 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

For most people moving house is a stressful event endured just a few times, but not for Vanda James – who has moved more than 50 TIMES in 13 years.The mum-of-three left her last settled home in 2001 in a bid to downsize and moved four times in two years before a brief stint in…

Dress worn by Fiona Walker in THAT cheeky tennis picture to be auctioned

June 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The most famous tennis dress in the world – worn by a model who posed for a cheeky picture which became one of the best-selling posters of all time is being auctioned.The striking image of a female tennis player hitching up her short white dress to reveal her bare bottom became an iconic image when…

Bristol Steiner School celebrates its 40th anniversary

June 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

To mark the milestone, the Clifton-based school is holding a festival on Saturday, June 21 for past and present students and teachers.