Dog comes ‘back from the dead’ after receiving kiss of life from a FIREFIGHTER

November 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The Staffordshire bull terrier was overpowered by smoke and trapped in a locked cage next to an airing cupboard when the fire broke out in a bungalow. Owners Simon and Lyndsey Fletcher were working away and neighbours raised the alarm when they saw smoke billowing from the house in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Fears grow for teenage girl, 15, who vanished after leaving school bus

November 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Jessica Buttigieg, 15, was last seen between 3pm and 4pm on Tuesday in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.

Britain set to spend a record £88 BILLION on Christmas shopping

November 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Shoppers splashed out an incredible £72 billion in 2013 but that figure is set to be eclipsed as offers flood the high street and internet.

John Lewis refuses to help abandoned penguins despite using the animal in its TV adverts

November 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

A charity run by Bristol Zoo is urgently seeking £20,000 to buy food for penguin chicks at a rehabilitation centre it funds in South Africa. So organisers asked the retail giant – which made £226m profit last year – for a donation in light of its high-profile Christmas ad featuring a lonely penguin which finds love. But staff were left ‘disappointed’ when the business wished them luck – but refused to offer them any help in reaching their target.

Uni’s pro-transsexual poster could ‘encourage men to sneak into girl’s toilets’

November 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The controversial posters by Bristol University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Society were aimed at making transgender individuals “feel safer in public spaces”.

Wine-lover actress Helen Lederer admits she has a ‘secret love affair’ with BLUE NUN

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The actress and comedienne, dubbed the ‘funniest woman in England’ by pal Dawn French, is a former wine columnist who has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows on the subject.

25-year-old Jack Russel is Britain’s oldest dog… thanks to a diet of PASTA

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Meg the Jack Russell has reached the ripe old age of 25 on a fussy diet of gluten free fish fingers, roast dinners and canned spaghetti shapes in tomato sauce.

Victorian corkscrew made from the original London Bridge sells for £40,000

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The rare item – which doesn’t even WORK – was made from metal in the foundations which was inscribed as being 656 years old.

Women spend £259 getting ready for their work Christmas party

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The average woman spends £259 getting ready for their work Christmas party, research revealed. A study of 2,000 women detailed the time and effort put into looking good for the office do, with preparation kicking in around three weeks before the big event. Making extra efforts at gym classes, new make-up and a fresh haircut…

Marie Curie named top woman who changed the world

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Marie Curie’s pioneering work in chemistry made her the first woman ever to win a Nobel prize and she then went on to become the first person ever to win two.

Missing school library book returned 100 YEARS after it was borrowed

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The anthology Palgraves Golden Treasury with Additional Poems was taken out at Morpeth Grammar School by young Albert Chambers on October 20, 1914.

Pensioner with a sore foot died after pharmacist gave him the wrong TABLETS

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Edlie George Masters, 83, died five days after taking Verapamil, a drug used to treat high pressure, instead of over-the-counter painkillers. Pharmacist Matthew Hurcomb delivered the drugs to Mr Masters’ home after he placed a telephone order for paracetamol along with his prescription for a pre-existing kidney condition.

Lady Gaga’s wacky waistcoat was designed by pop-obsessed 15-year-old

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Jordan Pritchard, 15, bought a white jacket and cut the arms off before sewing on Christmas decorations and fluffy unicorns.

Wedding video makers named best in the East Midlands

November 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Perfect Moment Films, a specialist in producing cinematic wedding films, was nominated for an award in October for its upmarket wedding films.

Don’t panic! Help is at hand while you move

November 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

This is not an easy task, but it sure is doable with a bit of help. You can ask help from friends and family members, but ultimately, you have to manage everything by yourself.

Ten essential things to do before a long distance move

November 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Whatever you decide, there are some things you can do to make your move as stress free as possible.

Pensioner sent home from hospital suffers a STROKE just hours later

November 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Shirley Griffiths, 81, was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital after she collapsed at home shortly after 7.30pm on November 16.