Crossbow horse survives after four fellow ponies spend three hours taking turns – LICKING the wound clean.

May 18, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A horse which was shot twice with a cross-bow survived after four fellow steeds spent three hours taking turns – LICKING the wound clean. Bay mare Zeta came within a whisker of death after one cross bow bolt bounced off her rib while another lodged just one inch from her lung. Evil yobs blasted the…

Fox cub and dog become best of friends in real life tale of ‘Fox and Hound’ – amazing pictures

May 18, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

An abandoned fox cub rescued from certain death after he fell into a quarry is being nursed back to health thanks to an unlikely friendship – with a DOG. The male cub tumbled to the bottom of the disused pit where he was stranded and later found cold and severely malnourished. He was discovered by…

Mum of three, 50, ordered to leave horses’ paddocks because of her skimpy outfit

May 17, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

A mum-of-three has blasted racecourse bosses after snooty officials banned her – because she was wearing SHORTS. Furious Diane Lloyd, 50, was ordered to leave the horses’ paddocks because her outfit was ”skimpy and inappropriate”. Diane, who has attended every race meeting at Ludlow Racecourse over the last five years, paid £20 to enter the…

Tiny iron casket thrown out with the rubbish sells for £10k

May 17, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A tiny 400-year-old iron casket which was thrown out in a box of rubbish has been sold at auction for nearly £10,000. House clearer Adrian Rathbone, 35, spotted the 8cm wide ornament in a box of discarded scrap metal while he worked in a semi-detached house in Litchfield, Staffs., last September. The tiny ornament dates…

Needle bins in gym as members inject growth hormones to bulk up

May 17, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A gym has installed needle bins in the men’s toilets because so many members are injecting growth hormones to bulk up. Bosses at Fitness First took the drastic action after customers complained about the number of syringes left lying around. It is believed members are injecting themselves with Kigtropin, an illegal human growth hormone manufactured…

Bubble wrap wedding dress is pop of the cloths for recycled bride

May 17, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

Blushing bride Rachael Robinson was literally bursting with pride as she walked down the aisle in this remarkable wedding dress – made of BUBBLE WRAP. Delighted Rachael, 30, wore the gown made entirely from free recycled materials including 13ft of bubble wrap with a 3ft train as she married fiancé Duncan Turner, 32. Primary school…

Ski instructor is ‘walking miracle’ after snapping neck twice in horror crash

May 17, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

A dad-of-two who snapped his neck and back in two places in a life-threatening ski injury was hailed a ”walking miracle” as he took his first steps. Former ski instructor Adam Bailey, 41, was on a lads’ holiday in Alpe d’Huez, France, when he hit a patch of ice on a red run at top…

Scaredy cat stuck in a POLE lot of trouble as fireman performs dramatic rescue

May 17, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

These remarkable pictures show a lucky black cat being saved by firemen – after getting stuck perched on top of a 20ft high telegraph pole for 18 hours. Eye-witness Raymond Keech, 65, snapped the dramatic rescue of the stricken moggy, balanced perilously on the narrow wooden pole with its back arched in fear. Concerned residents…

Dita Von Teese sends pulses racing at Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery – exclusive pictures

May 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese was riding high in these saucy pictures as she sits astride a merry-go-round pony in a shimmering pink corset. The American celebrity stripper, 37, performed a 10-minute routine at the Bristol Art Gallery and Museum which ended with her wearing nipple tassels and a thong. Voluptuous Dita, rocker Marilyn Manson’s…

Rejected author Marina Fiorato gets £250,000 advance for latest novel

May 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A hard-up young mum whose first book was rejected by every major publisher and branded ‘unpublishable’ has just pocketed a £250,000 advance for her latest novel. Marina Fiorato took a leaf out of JK Rowling’s book by penning her debut in coffee shops with her baby on her lap. She chose cafes in book stores…

Unhappy Mondays, 11.18am is the most stressful time of the week

May 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

The most stressful point of the working week is 11.18am on a Monday morning, a study has revealed. Catching up with emails and workloads after the weekend break leaves the average Brit feeling stressed just two hours and 18 minutes after arriving at the office. Researchers also found seven out of ten Brits feel stressed…

Puzzler spends 7 years completing massive jigsaw only to find ONE piece missing

May 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A pensioner who spent seven-and-a-half years working on a 5000-part jigsaw finally completed the puzzle only to find there was ONE piece missing. Dedicated Jack Harris, 86, started the gruelling puzzle in 2002 when it was bought for him as a Christmas gift by his daughter-in-law Eve. He began work on monster jigsaw, which depicts…

Miracle as glider crash lands in front garden and pilot walks away unhurt

May 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A pensioner had a lucky escape when a GLIDER missed his house by a few feet and crashed – in his front GARDEN. Shocked Mike Baber, 72, was watching television with his wife Eileen when they heard a loud “thud” come from outside their home. Mike went out into the garden and was stunned to…

Worcester Lib Dems elect their youngest chairman, 17-year-old Alasdair Wood who is still too young to vote

May 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A regional branch of the Liberal Democrats has elected a 17-year-old as their youngest ever chairman – even though he is not yet old enough to VOTE. Youthful Alasdair Wood will lead Worcester Liberal Democrats after their previous leader stepped down following national party’s decision to join a coalition government led by the Conservative Party….

Millions of men admit their wife wears the trousers in their household

May 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Half of the nation’s men reckon their wife wears the trousers in the household, it emerged yesterday. Millions of men admit their missus has the upper hand when it comes to minding the purse strings, switching utility companies and making big family decisions. Husbands on the other hand, are only in charge of getting the…

Student who egged Cameron is expelled

May 15, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A student who threw an egg at David Cameron has been expelled despite the fact he apologised by letter – and received a message of forgiveness from the new Prime Minister. Teenage bricklayer Tyler Dixon, 16, hurled the missile at the Tory leader as he visited the college on his campaign trail in the run…

Glider lands in front garden narrowly missing pensioner

May 15, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A pensioner had a lucky escape when a GLIDER missed his house by a few feet and crashed – in his front GARDEN. Shocked Mike Baber , 72, was watching television with his wife Eileen when they heard a loud “thud” come from outside their home. Mike went out into the garden and was stunned…