14 year old Daisy becomes Britain’s youngest referee

March 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Football-mad Daisy Goldsmith celebrated her 14th birthday by becoming Britain’s – YOUNGEST REFEREE. Soccer-mad Daisy passed the Football Association exams last December but could not officially referee a match until she turned 14. She made her debut by awarding a penalty AGAINST her classmates at Chilton Trinity Technology College. Watford-fan Daisy, of Bridgwater, Somerset, undertook…

Healer admits he lied about being able to cure cancer

March 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A self-proclaimed ”distance healer” has been order to pay over £2,600 by a court after he admitted falsely claiming that he can cure cancer with his powers. Adrian Pengelly, 43, claimed he was a ”visionary healer, energy worker, teacher and psychic” who has ”become world-famous for treating people with cancer”. His website was laden with…

A mummified hand of an 18th century cheating gambler is stolen

March 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A mummified hand amputated from a cheating gambler has been stolen from its display case at a popular country pub. The macabre relic was unearthed during a renovation of the Haunch of Venison in Salisbury, Wilts., 99 years ago. Since then the severed hand, which clutches a pack of 18th-century playing cards and is rumoured…

Hero Rottweiler Jake who stopped a rapist in a park.

March 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A judge has praised a hero dog after he chased off a sex attacker who indecently assaulted a woman in a park. Two-year-old rottweiler Jake was on his usual evening walk with owner Liz Maxted-Bluck, 49, when he heard screaming from a dense woodland and ran to investigate. He found sex beast Esmahil Adhami, 18,…

I’ll fight to prove my dad’s not a killer!

March 16, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

Last month Laura Prout’s father Adrian was jailed for life for murdering her step-mum, despite the fact her body’s never been found. Here Laura tells why she’s convinced he’s innocent… It took a jury 14 hours to find wealthy landowner Adrian Prout guilty of murdering his wife Kate, who disappeared without trace more than two…

Meet Sally the biggest lamb in the world

March 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A farmer who thought his sheep was having triplets got a shock after ONE lamb was delivered – at three times the normal size. The giant lamb – called Sally – weighs a whopping 23lb and is so big it took her mother around 15 minutes to give birth. Farmer Ken Jones, of East Huntspill,…

Dog attack nearly killed my daughter but now she’s beautiful again

March 16, 2010 | by | 4 Comments

When Angela Sharpe’s four-year-old daughter was horrifically attacked by a dog she thought she would die. But after 10 years and 50 procedures Ruth Fowler, now 14, feels like a carefree girl again… At first glance Ruth seems like a pretty, bubbly, confident teenager but unlike other girls her age she deals with the memories…

Internet affair sent my husband to jail and tore my family apart

March 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

When Cheryl Anderson, 27, threw husband Tam Anderson, 29, out after an internet affair he secretly went to Mexico to meet his chatroom lover, Carla Santos, a 29-year-old American. however on his flight home he was arrested at the airport for an alleged sexual assault on a shop-worker and now five-months-pregnant Cheryl is having to…

Britains smallest mum christens seven month old baby after defying doctors

March 16, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

When 3ft foot 1″ Amanda Moore, 25, from Swindon, was told to abort her pregnancy she was devastated, but she defied doctors orders and has now celebrated the christening of the special baby that could have killed her and has achieved the title of Britain’s smallest mum… “Can everyone just clear out and leave me…

Glastonbury Tor

March 2, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Dominating the Somerset levels the massive bulk of Glastonbury Tor is steeped in mystery and mythology. Higher than the morning mist the view from the nearby Mendip Hills sees the Tor floating like an island in the clouds. Archeological excavations on the Tor show it has been visited by man since the Neolithic era and…

What Women Want

February 23, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Thousands of British women want to date a man earning £50,000, it has been revealed. A study of 83,000 ladies looking for love shows that despite the recession, women still have high expectations for a potential partner. The ideal man needs to have an established career which pays well – and female daters won’t accept…

Rare pictures of starlings forming stunning patterns in the sky

February 15, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

This was the incredible sight as thousands of starlings formed stunning patterns in the sky above a field of oblivious sheep.

Lambs in macs

February 15, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

These newborn lambs are keeping warm in the freezing weather – with tailor-made coats. Farmer Will Willison, 37, ordered the ‘Lamb Mac’ outfits from New Zealand to insulate his 190 lambs warm after birth. Britain’s unusually cold weather had left the Welsh Mule-Suffolk crosses in danger of freezing to death. But the red plastic coats,…

School caretaker rides same bike for 57 years

February 12, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Proud Owen Hook is still riding to work everyday on the same bike he first bought — 57 YEARS ago. School caretaker Owen, 72, paid 36 monthly instalments of 10 shillings (50p) for the top-of-the-range Raleigh after buying it from a local department store in 1953. He has ridden the bike every day since, either…

Farmer woken from a coma by news of becoming a Grandfather

February 12, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A farmer left fighting for life after falling from a roof awoke from a two-week coma – after his wife whispered in his ear that he had become a grandfather. David Russell, 60, underwent a five-hour operation to remove a blood clot from his brain after falling 12ft onto concrete while replacing guttering on a…

First ever postal order sold at auction

February 11, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

The world’s first-ever postal order which was bought for just one shilling 129 years ago was sold at auction for £ 4,485 The perfectly-preserved payment, which has the serial number 000001, was the first of millions produced by the Post Office in Lombard Street, London, in 1881. Only five other 1881 postal orders bearing the…

Mum had 120 strokes in the last ten years

February 11, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A mum-of-three told how complications from a minor heart condition have caused her to have 120 strokes in the last ten years. Brave Sharon Bowie, 27, was first rushed to hospital in April 2000 after she collapsed after waking up with crippling migraines. Tests later revealed she had suffered a series of minor strokes brought…