Real life ‘Hurt Locker’ bomb disposal expert removes armour to defuse 93 Taliban bombs

March 25, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A hero soldier is to be honoured by the Queen after saving countless lives in Afghanistan by defusing – 93 BOMBS. Fearless Captain Wayne Owers, 39, calmly dealt with the deadly devices on a tour of duty between March and September last year. His 12-man team from the Royal Logistic Corps was blown up twice…

Budget gets thumbs down from voters

March 25, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Alistair Darling’s election budget has been given the thumbs down by voters, a survey revealed. Almost half think yesterday’s budget won’t have any effect on the Labour Party’s chances of winning the election, with almost a quarter believing it will actually turn voters off the party. And more than 56 per cent say they have…

Love that lasted a lifetime – the touching story of an inseperable couple.

March 25, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A devoted elderly couple who were separated by illness were transferred to the same hospital – so they could hold hands during their last moments together. Ted and Mary Williams fell in love as teenagers and have been inseperable since tying the knot in 1941. But when they both fell ill earlier this month Mary,…

Public toilet sells for whopping £74,000

March 25, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Estate agents were ”blown away” after this small public toilet sold for a whopping £74,000 – to be turned into a PARKING SPACE. The tiny lavatory block had been given a guide price of just £15,000 but a bidding war between three parties saw it swell to nearly fives times as much. The loo and…

Cockatiel survives 8 months outside in Britain’s coldest winter

March 24, 2010 | by | 4 Comments

An exotic bird which escaped from his home has been found safe and well after surviving in the wild through Britain’s harsh winter for — FIVE MONTHS. Male cockatiel Charley flew out of his owner’s window when he was spooked by a seagull last October. Devastated Eileen Finn, 39, made desperate appeals to find the…

5-year old left stuck up a tree by bizarre health and safety policy

March 24, 2010 | by | 6 Comments

A five-year-old pupil was left stranded in a tree at school because of a bizarre health and safety policy – which banned teachers from helping him down. The mischievous youngster climbed the 20ft tree at the end of morning break and refused to come down. But instead of helping him, staff followed guidelines and retreated…

Police to re-investigate death of Dame Shirley Bassey’s daughter Samantha

March 24, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Police are re-investigating the death of Dame Shirley Bassey’s daughter over claims that a convicted murderer admitted he was ”involved” in her mysterious death. Tragic Samantha Novak, 21, was found lying face-down in the River Avon near Bristol in 1985 and an inquest ruled that her death was a tragic accident. Officers are now investigating…

Amateur astronomer makes major astronomical discovery from his office desk

March 24, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

An amateur star-gazer made a ”major astronomical discovery” after he accessed a super-powerful telescope via the internet and spotted a rare comet – while at WORK. Enterprising Nick Howes, 40, used the web to access an on-line telescope as he sat at his desk in his office. Nick, who designs musical instruments, logged on to…

Faulty phone returned full of hardcorn porn

March 24, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

A teenage girl blasted Carphone Warehouse after her repaired mobile phone was returned – loaded with hardcore PORN. Shocked Lauren Kennedy, 18, sent her Nokia to the mobile phone supplier earlier this month after it kept cutting out mid-call. But she was stunned when it was sent back to her with sleazy home-made videos of…

Lucky dog is rebuilt by 40 vets, nurses and students after near death crash

March 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

This lucky hound had the wag back in her tail after being completely ”rebuilt” by a team of FORTY vets, nurses and students – at a cost of £11,500. Three-year-old Lurcher Ruby was run over and left for dead in a road collision near Cambourne, Cambs., on January 26. The crash left her with two…

Tory MP investigated by police for comment about Burka

March 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

An MP was investigated by police for inciting racial hatred over controversial burkha comments following complaints from a human rights association, it has emerged. Conservative MP Philip Hollobone said wearing a burkha was the religious equivalent of ”going round with a paper bag over your head”. During a parliamentary debate last month he urged the…

British women hoarding 124 million unwanted bras

March 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

British women are hoarding a mountain of 124 MILLION unwanted bras – which would stretch nearly three times around the world if laid end to end. The typical female owns 13 bras but only wears eight of them regularly, while the other five remain in drawers gathering dust. And with the average bra costing around…

Man pops out and returns to find Romanians have stolen his house

March 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A judge described conditions in Britain as ”Dickensian” after a homeowner returned home to pick up his wallet and found a Romanian family had moved in. Northampton Crown Court heard how the shocked occupant found defendants Mihai Dediu, 30, and his wife Laura, 24, taking his possessions out of the cupboards. The couple had their…

Residents recieve wall warning over damage by vandals

March 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Residents whose walls have been knocked down by vandals are furious after the police warned them THEY could face court action over the mess. Yobs have left bricks strewn across an alleyway where they loiter behind houses and hurl missiles at windows. But two PCSOs knocked on nearby homes and told the owners they could…

300 British tourists hit by vomiting bug at 4 star hotel in Tenerife

March 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

British tourists told of their holiday from hell after an estimated 300 guests were struck down by a vomiting bug at a four-star hotel in Tenerife. Furious Tony Gensler, 62, cut short his two-week break with wife Annette at the Barceló Santiago in Tenerife after the pair were left needing medical treatment. The couple, from…

Beautiful blooming magnolia tree heralds ‘perfect’ Spring

March 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

This magnificent magnolia tree finally burst into life in its latest flowering for 25 years – as experts hailed the ”perfect” conditions for a blooming Spring. The stunning tree erupted into an orgy of bright pink one month late at the National Trust’s Overbeck’s gardens in Salcombe, Devon. It normally blooms in February but this…

Doctor banned for life after groping patient’s breasts

March 22, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A doctor who was suspended for groping a patient’s breasts has been banned from medicine for life. Dr Subhas Pattar was hauled before the General Medical Council after a string of patient complaints emerged two years ago. He was suspended from the medical register after a panel heard lurid allegations that he had performed an…