Ferrari rollercoaster unveiled at world’s largest indoor theme park in Abu Dhabi

March 25, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

These are the first pictures from inside Ferrari World – the biggest indoor theme park on earth – where thrill-seekers ride giant rollercoasters sitting in the marque’s supercars. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is due to open later this year on a sprawling 111 acre site in the mega-rich Gulf state of the United Arab Emirates….

Tragic hairdresser killed in hydrogen peroxide explosion

March 25, 2010 | by | 3 Comments

A teenage hairdresser was killed when her car exploded after fumes from a leaking bottle of hydrogen peroxide ignited as she lit a cigarette. Tragic Jenny Mitchell, 19, was driving home from a visit to her fiance Russell Andrews, 21, when her silver Mini Cooper was engulfed in flames following a ”catastrophic explosion”. It is…

Astonishing miniature church carved in the eye of a needle

March 25, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A sculptor has put the finishing touches to his latest miniscule masterpiece – a tiny detailed church carved from one single grain of sand fixed – INSIDE the eye of a needle. Talented Willard Wigan, 52, created the sculpture of St Bartholomew’s Church in Churchdown, Glos., after his girlfriend Rachel Slade, 40, bet him he…

Dirty thief steals toilet seats

March 25, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Police are hunting a dirty, low down thief who stole two Crazy Cow novelty toilet seats from the Globe Inn in Wells, Somerset. Landlady Jo Evans said: ”I’m really angry about this now, very upset. I can’t afford to replace it straightaway. I’ll have to get another bog-standard one for a while.”

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…