Monday’s news: Benefit scrounger’s new home, a council cock-up and the curry pasty

August 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Council gaffe as workers spell ratail instead of retail

Bungling council workers were forced to re-paint a road after writing the word RATAIL near a retail park.

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Woman killed after suspicious house fire

A woman who was killed in a suspicious fire which gutted her home was yesterday named locally as Corby Craze.

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Couple’s shock as exotic plant shoots up 25ft

A couple returned from holiday to find a plant in their garden had shot up 25ft in the air – and was towering over their HOUSE.

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Benefit scrounger pregnant with 12th child gets rent-free £300k house

A benefit scrounger who has fallen pregnant for the 12th time claimed SHE is being victimised – despite being moved into a rent-free £300,000 house.

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Brother of Dragons’ Den tycoon Duncan Bannatyne’s turns his life around

The brother of Dragons’ Den tycoon Duncan Bannatyne has turned his life around – after refusing to ask for help from his millionaire brother.

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Ford car boss faces jail for molesting female employees

A Ford car boss molested four female workers and even fondled a teenage girl’s breasts – in front of his unsuspecting WIFE, a court heard.

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Woman turned into an “animal” and beat boyfriend up

A 21-year-old woman who rowed with her boyfriend during a night out turned into an ”animal” and beat him up, a court heard.

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Water firm may have to repay thousands of customers

Britain’s most expensive water firm could have to repay thousands of customers after a landmark action, a watchdog said today.

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Ginsters launches curry-filled Cornish pasty

One of Britain’s oldest snacks has been combined with the nation’s favourite foreign takeaway to create a new – CURRY PASTY.

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Picturesque village invaded by 1,000 travellers

A picturesque village has gone into ”lockdown” after an empty field was invaded by 200 caravans and 1,000 travellers – for a born-again Christian festival.

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Diana Dors’ one-off car sells for £2 million

A curvaceous turquoise roadster once owned by British actress Diana Dors has fetched nearly £2million at auction.

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