Elvis Impersonator ‘Stole Cancer Charity Cash From His Mother-In-Law’s Funeral’

February 24, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Christopher Martin Burrows performing as Elvis. See NTI story NTIELVIS; An Elvis impersonator stole a cancer charity collection at his mother-in-law's FUNERAL  - after performing a tribute song as The King, a court heard. Christopher Martin Burrows, 56, sang 'The Wonder Of You' during the service in memory of his then wife's mother Solange Scott. But a court heard just minutes later he pocketed £290 which had been collected by mourners for Macmillan Cancer Support on October 27, 2015. Burrows, of Wigston, Leics., denied a charge of theft when he went on trial at Leicester Crown Court on Thursday (23/2). Jurors were told the Elvis tribute act is known for his renditions of songs by the legendary singer at functions across the country.

The singer performed ‘The Wonder Of You’ during the service in memory of his then wife’s mum

Grandmother Dies In Agony After Hospital Sent Her Home With Painkillers And Antibiotics

February 24, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Alicja Hoscilowicz from Dartford, Kent

Alicja Hoscilowicz, 56, had visited hospital complaining of stomach pains.

Woman Dies After Being Blown Into Road Sweeper During Storm Doris

February 24, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
The scene in Swindon where a woman was killed in an incident involving a road sweeper (The Swindonian / SWNS)

The 32-year-old woman was pushing an empty pushchair to pick up her young child from a nearby childminder when she was struck by the vehicle.

Teen Falls In Love With Man From AUSTRALIA – After Accepting Random Facebook Friend Request

February 24, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Rebecca Luff with Michael Young.

Smitten Rebecca Luff, 18, embarked on the ultra long distance relationship after stranger Michael Young, 25, contacted her on social media.

Pregnant Mum Stuck In Traffic Jam Gives Birth – Thanks To Doctor In The Car Behind

February 24, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Sian Berry and her daughter Mia Gilbert.

Pregnant Sian Berry, 25, was on her way to a routine hospital appointment when she started having strong contractions.

Pensioner Rediscovers Himself As Rapper ‘T Dogg’ After Being Told He Had Days To Live

February 24, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Burnley rapper and poet Trevor Ryder.

Trevor Ryder, or better known by his stage name T Dogg, has built up a die-hard fan base after spitting lyrics during a weekly rap slot on his local radio station.

Pensioner Handed Lifetime Ban From Keeping Animals After Leaving Over 70 Animals Rotting In “Unimaginable” Neglect

February 24, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Surviving degus found at Grasmere Road.

John Gosnell, 72, abandoned his pets in such horrific conditions that out of an estimated 74 animals, only three degus and one rabbit survived.

Storm Doris Kills Woman After Debris Falls From Building

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
The scene in Wolverhampton where a woman was killed by falling debris, February 23 2017.

Emergency services were called to Dudley Street, in Wolverhampton city centre following reports of a serious incident at around 11.43am today.

Shaggy Dog Looks Spitting Image Of Her Owner With Matching Dreadlocks

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Toni Isden from Knighton Lane and her dog Sanka.

Toni Isden, 34, has owned her six-year-old Hungarian Puli named Sanka since she was a puppy.

Mum Calling For Change In The Law After She Was ‘Catfished’ By A Married Man On Tinder

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Anna Rowe, 44 from Rough Common, Kent who was duped by a man on Tinder.

Anna Rowe wants police to take action against people who make a fake online profile for sex

Britain’s ‘Most Popular’ Tweeting PCSO Shares Her Struggle With Meningitis

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
PCSO Kirsty Down in happier times. See SWNS story SWPCSO; Britain's 'most popular' PCSO has spoken for the first time about her ongoing battle with meningitis. Fun-loving Kirsty Down, 29, who won the title of best Tweeting PCSO earlier this year for her hilarious posts to nearly 12,000 followers, was taken to hospital earlier this month. She temporarily lost her sight after contracting the infection - which causes inflammation in the brain or spinal cord. In a video update to all her followers on Twitter, Kirsty, still visibly out of breath, said she won't be back at work for some time but revealed that she was now on the mend.

Fun-loving Kirsty Down, 29, who won the title of best Tweeting PCSO earlier this year was taken to hospital earlier this month

Two Mums Sexually Abused As Children By The Same Teacher Team Up To Keep Him On Offenders’ List

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Kerrie Jones (left), 35, and Kate Taylor, 37, both of Doncaster, South Yorks.

Kate Taylor, 37, and Kerrie Jones, 35, were abused by their Catholic primary school teacher Gerard Kelly now 59, when they were just six years old.

WATCH : Clever Cat Waits For Traffic To Stop Before Crossing The Road

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
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The black and white moggy pauses patiently on the kerb until the coast is clear and uses a pelican crossing to get to the other side.

Homeowner Threatened With Legal Action After Paving Over His OWN Lawn

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
John Twidale outside of his Whistlewood Close home.

John Twidale, 60, labelled the grass outside his two-bed home “a mess” so he decided to replace the turf with blocks costing £2,000.

Princess Eugenie’s Godmother Lulu Hutley Faces Police Probe After ‘Attacking Hunt Saboteur With A WHIP’

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Lulu Hutley was reported to police after the incident

Footage appears to show Lulu Hutley, 56, joint master of the Surrey Union Hunt, lashing out at the male activist with a riding crop.

Take A Leek This St David’s Day

February 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
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1st March 2017 is St David’s Day, the patron saint of Wales and there’s no better time to celebrate Wales’ most famous (and in-season) food, the humble leek. While many people wear a leek to mark Wales’ national day, you may prefer to chop and cook your leeks instead. If that’s the case then try…

Young Mum Set To Have Major Surgery As Her Skull Is Too Small For Her Brain

February 22, 2017 | by | 1 Comment
Lucy Phillips who has just undergone major surgery on her skull which is too small for her brain.

Hairdresser Lucy Phillips, 29, was suffering from headaches and tiredness but put it down to overworking at her new salon.