Dog owner promises to vote Lib Dem after her dog bites political canvasser

April 27, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A dog owner has promised to vote Liberal Democrat after her pet attacked one of the party’s political canvassers and bit him on the leg. Robert Hyatt-Williams, 66, was delivering campaign leaflets to an unnamed woman living when the ”huge dog” ran out of the open doorway and bit him – drawing blood. Retired GP…

Coventry yob Billy Swain finally given ASBO for eight year reign of terror

April 27, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A baby-faced teenaged yob has been handed an ASBO after making his neighbours’ lives a misery – for EIGHT YEARS. Thug Billy Swain, 18, has been banned from entering six streets near his home for four years following a string of complaints from people living nearby. Swain, who has broken at least one previous Anti-Social…

Lost racing pigeon covered in volcanic dust

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A racing pigeon has been found more than 300 miles off course covered in DUST – thought to be from the Icelandic VOLCANO. The bird – nicknamed Bobby  – was released from Tullymoore in the Irish Republic and was due to fly to Ballyclare in Northern Ireland But instead of flying north he flew south…

113mph car on two wheels

April 26, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

A British stunt driver is attempting to motor into the record books by driving a car at 113mph – on TWO wheels. Dave Ackland, 41, is aiming to smash the world record for the fastest speed on two wheels in his BMW 325i. The current record is held by Goran Eliason from Sweden, who reached…

Babies cost £4,000 in first year

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Parents of newborn babies can expect to spend around £4,000 on their tot – before their  first birthday, according to a report. Millions of parents are left with a substantial hole in their pocket after kitting out a nursery, coupled with the added cost of clothes, nappies, bedding, toys and food. On top of that…

Toyboys ‘knock four years off a woman’s age’

April 26, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

Having a younger man knocks four years off a woman’s age, according to a study. Research revealed women who have toyboys consider themselves younger at heart than women who date – or are married to – an older man. A tendency to enjoy more outdoor activities and mix with people who have more youthful hobbies…

Paralysed dog runs again after being fitted with wheels

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A dog paralysed by a freak accident is on a roll – after being fitted with a special doggy wheelchair. Suki the Tibetan spaniel lost the use of her rear legs after she slipped four discs in her back while chasing a pigeon. She was due to be put down until owners Roy and Sylvia…

Smallest mum Amanda Moore whose 14 month old son is already bigger than she is

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Britain’s smallest mum has told how her baby son already towers above her – aged just 14 MONTHS. Proud Amanda Moore, 25, became the shortest woman ever to give birth in the UK when son Aidan was delivered by caesarean section last year. She suffers from a rare bone disease which has left her measuring…

Couple in hospital after pavement explodes beneath their feet

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A couple were rushed to hospital after the pavement they were walking on EXPLODED beneath their feet. The 20-year-old woman and her 18-year-old boyfriend suffered burns in the blast, which was caused by a faulty underground electrical junction box. Fire investigators believe a loose wire caused the box to overheat before it exploded outside the…

Nine-year-old schoolboy sets record by visiting North Pole

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A nine-year-old British schoolboy was literally on top of the world after he took a record-breaking day trip with his father – to the North Pole. Intrepid Oliver Chambers braved temperatures of -25 degrees Celsius when he flew in by helicopter to meet his ex-Royal Marine father Alan, 41. Year-5 pupil Oliver spent one hour…

Queen guitarist Brian May launches bitter verbal attack on fox hunting Tory

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Queen guitarist Brian May joined the election campaign trial with an anti-hunting Labour MP – just days after launching a bitter verbal attack on a foxhunting Tory. The legendary guitarist – a staunch campaigner for animal welfare – made a public show of support for Dan Norris, the current MP for North East Somerset. Mr…

Emotional homecoming as 4th Battalion The Rifles return from Afghanistan

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A group of battle-weary troops were finally re-united with their families at an emotional homecoming – after their return was delayed by the volcanic ash cloud. The 60 brave soldiers from A Company 4th Battalion The Rifles were greeted by friends and family at Bulford Barracks in Wiltshire after a gruelling six month tour in…

Endangered Siberian Amur tiger drowns at British Zoo

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A pregnant tiger which was part of an international breeding programme has drowned at a British zoo. Malyshka, a five-year-old Siberian Amur tiger, was carrying three cubs when she died at Banham Zoo, near Norwich, Norfolk. The species is on the brink of extinction with just 450 adults left in the wild and Malyshka was…

Tiny Teignmouth wooden beach hut selling for staggering £90,000.

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A small wooden beach hut described as little more than a ”glorified shed” is expected to be sold at auction for a staggering £90,000. The beach chalet on the Teign Estuary in Teignmouth, Devon, is the first to be sold at the picturesque spot for three years. It has a guide price of £60,000 but…

Britain’s most dangerous prisoner Charles Bronson pays for baby’s headstone

April 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Notorious jailbird Charles Bronson has donated £100 to help pay for the headstone of a baby girl who died at just 10 days old. The convicted robber, who is serving a life sentence at HMP Woodhill, Bucks., says he is ”privileged” and ”humbled” to help Sarah Gaffney and Luke Dayus, whose daughter Pheobe died last…

Unluckiest motorist in Britain has catalogue of accidents you just won’t believe

April 24, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Meet the unluckiest motorist in Britain whose been in five car crashes, three hit and runs, struck by a bus while cycling – and mowed down on a zebra crossing. Cursed John Child, 45, has been left scared to leave his home after being in ten accidents in the last ten years, none of which…

Businessman’s £16,000 trip home during volcanic ash crisis

April 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A British businessmen stranded in China during the volcanic ash crisis forked out a staggering £16,000 to get home and travelled across seven countries. Vivian Black, 47, was on a business trip in the far east when his chartered return flight was grounded. But entrepreneurial Vivian was not going to let a world flight ban…