“Ridiculous” 5mph speed gun introduced at dump

July 21, 2010 | by | 4 Comments

Council officers were today slammed for using speed guns to catch drivers exceeding a 5mph speed limit – at a RUBBISH DUMP. King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council has spent £1,800 on a device normally used by police to catch motorway speeders. Anyone caught breaking the limit three times will be banned from the…

Tug of phwoar: Everest stunner Bonita Norris launches Nissan Juke with sexy photoshoot

July 21, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

Bonita Norris, the youngest British woman to climb Mount Everest is launching a new car with a series of racy photographs. The 22-year-old risked frostbite, hypothermia and altitude sickness to achieve her dream of scaling the 29,029ft peak on May 17 this year. But the stunning media arts graduate is not resting on her laurels…

Mourners line streets of Wootton Bassett for servicemen killed by rogue soldier

July 20, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

The tearful daughter of a Gurkha soldier killed in cold blood by a rogue Afghan soldier in Afghanistan today placed yellow roses on the hearse carrying her hero father. Brave eight-year-old Eva Pun was hoisted above the crowd of mourners with her brother Aadi, just four, by their devastated mother Durga. The touching scene unfolded…

Man takes police to court over alleged hitman’s identity

July 20, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A businessman has taken a police force to the High Court after it refused to tell him the name of a hitman who has allegedly been hired to kill him. Michael Austen, 30, was stunned when detectives from Wiltshire Police told him that someone had taken out a contract on his life. But he has…

Entrepreneur ordered to close man-made beach

July 20, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

An entrepreneur today vowed to fight kill-joy council chiefs who threatened to close – his man-made BEACH. Stephen Hammon, 45, built the £1.4m attraction for land-locked residents last July but was fined £4,000 after it emerged that he did not have planning permission. North Warwickshire Borough Council have now ordered the lake and beach in…

Cheryl Cole is the ultimate shopping partner

July 20, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Cheryl Cole has been named the celebrity women would most like to go shopping with. A survey commissioned by Lambrini revealed that the Girls Aloud singer and X-Factor judge – who is currently being treated for Malaria – came top of the poll, thanks to her keen eye for fashion and down to earth personality….

Revealed: Hitler and Mandela were housemates

July 20, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

A. Hitler, E. Braun, J. Stalin and N. Mandela have all lived – in the same terraced house in BARKING, it emerged today. The bizarre list of historical figures are all recorded as previous residents of 26 Bradfield Drive, Barking, which unsurprisingly – was predominately STUDENT accomodation. The Electoral Register shows that an E. Peron,…

Homeowner claims council branded him ‘racist’ over gypsy objection

July 20, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A homeowner living near a proposed traveller’s site claims council officials branded him ‘racist’ for writing a letter of objection suggesting gypsies flouted planning laws. Chris Hollis, 56, was horrified when his local council drew up plans for a caravan park on land previously used as an illegal encampment. He wrote a letter suggesting the…

Man accidentally tasered in the groin by police

July 20, 2010 | by | 16 Comments

A man is threatening to sue police after an officer accidentally discharged a 50,000 volt TASER — into his GROIN. Peter Cox, 49, was on his way to do some landscaping work at the home of a friend when he noticed a police patrol car was following him. He pulled over outside friend Donna Allen’s…

Stephen Hawking joins angry Cambridge protest

July 20, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Professor Stephen Hawking has joined an angry protest with fellow residents to try and halt hotel development plans which will ”ruin” historic Cambridge riverbank views. The Cambridge University physicist, 68, objects proposals to build a four-storey extension at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel overlooking the Mill Pond on the River Cam. Millions of tourists visit the…

Dinner lady retires after serving 1.5 million meals

July 20, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

Britain’s longest-serving dinner lady is hanging up her apron – after serving a staggering 1.5 million school meals in a career spanning FIVE decades. Dedicated Sue Dotchin, 66, has been dishing out lunches for 44 years at the very school she attended as a child. Since 1966 the grandmother-of-three has served 1.5 million meals to…

Facebook ordered to remove pictures of witness protection man

July 19, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Police have ordered Facebook to remove photographs and death threats made against a man who is living under the witness protection program. Key witness Wayne Martin was given a new identity after he gave evidence to help convict eight men including drug baron Shaun Pepperell, 37. He was then placed in the witness protection program…

Norfolk gunshot victim and gunman named

July 19, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

The woman who was gunned down by her boyfriend as she pushed her one-month-old grandson in a pram was named locally today as Rachel Puttock, 40. The gunman, believed to be her ex-partner, was named locally as Mark Osler, 52, also known as ”Ozzy”. Mum-of-two Mrs Puttock was pushing her daughter Lesley Puttocks’s infant son…

Gunman blasts partner twice in the head before killing himself in broad daylight

July 19, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A crazed gunman shot himself dead today after blasting his partner twice in the forehead in broad daylight – as she pushed her one-month-old baby grandson in a pram. In a chilling echo of the Raoul Moat saga, the 52-year-old man shot the unnamed woman with a pistol before fleeing the scene in Feltwell, near…

One for the road: Man drinks his way round Britain

July 19, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Intrepid drinker David Wright has travelled hundreds of miles to film himself opening a bottle of beer at 77 of Britain’s most famous tourist attractions following a drunken dare. David, 31, was drinking near Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol in July last year when a friend filmed him opening a bottle of beer and taking…

F-22A Raptor fighter jet is star of Royal International Air Tattoo

July 19, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

More than 155,000 aviation fans turned up at RAF Fairford over the weekend for the 2010 Royal International Air Tattoo. The world’s best pilots treated the spectators to an awesome display with the F-22A Raptor fighter jet getting the biggest cheer of the weekend. Piloted by Major Dave Skalicky, it was the $137million aircraft’s first…

Beauty queen stripped of Miss Cornwall title named Miss Plymouth

July 19, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A beauty queen who was stripped of her title for lying about her age and address has won another crown – after giving the correct details. Laura Anness, 27, gave up the title of Miss Cornwall after telling judges she was just 22 and came from the county. Entrants had to be 24 or under…