Top boxing coach uses arcade game to train fighters

October 5, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

A top London boxing coach has turned to computer games in a bid to improve his fighters’ reaction speed.

Yes, Minister: Liam Fox photographed with porn star Cathy Barry

October 12, 2011 | by

Defence Secretary Liam Fox faced further embarrassment today after these pictures emerged of him embracing Britain’s best-known – PORN STAR. The under-fire Tory MP was attending a charity event in 1997 when he was introduced to Europe’s most successful adult actress Cathy Barry. Fox won a bottle of Champagne in the charity raffle and was…

Firefighters become YouTube hit with Sugababes cover

October 11, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

These firefighters are hot stuff after becoming a YouTube sensation with their hilarious version of the Sugababes number one hit – Push the Button. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service created the video as part of a campaign to encourage people to check their smoke alarms. The 3.35-minute clip has attracted over 31,000 hits from viewers…

Ronaldo: fans are jealous of my looks

September 15, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Cocky footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has criticised football fans who jeer him – saying they are only ”jealous” of his good looks and bumper bank balance. The Portuguese playboy, 26, endured a torrid time from the terraces as his club side faced Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League. Fans from the Croatian team booed him throughout…

Carpenter builds mobile sauna

September 8, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

It is the ultimate luxury for the ‘glamper’ who has everything – a mobile SAUNA. Carpenter Tony Goulden built the two-wheeled hot room to make his girlfriend feel more at home following her move to Britain from sauna-mad Finland. The plush pine wagon includes a wood burner to give up to six people a sweltering…

Cheeky sheep charge into Boots ‘farmacy’

September 5, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

This is the moment five cheeky sheep charged along a busy High Street – and popped into Boots to pick up some baa-gains. The flock was being led through Glastonbury, Somerset, by the town’s freemen as part of the annual Wool Festival. But they managed to break free and charged into the nearby pharmacy, where…

Self-taught painter becomes leading marine artist

September 5, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A butcher who taught himself to paint using a beginner’s paint-by-numbers set has become one of the world’s leading marine artists – selling work for £40,000 a piece. Gifted Richard Firth, 40, started work at a butchers aged 16 but was inspired to pick up a paintbrush after delivering a consignment of meat to an…

Horse racing fan proposes to his girlfriend on live TV

September 2, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A romantic horse racing fan took the gamble of his life by sponsoring the ‘Will You Marry Me Tamsin Novices’ Chase’ and proposed to his girlfriend — live on national television. Matt Bailey, 34, re-named the race and dropped to one knee as it was announced over the loudspeaker and proposed to stunned Tamsin Hills…

Father-of-two keeps the streets safe – dressed as a ninja

August 12, 2011 | by | 16 Comments

A crime-fighting father-of-two has taken to the streets at night to protect the public and foil dozens of attacks – dressed as a NINJA. By day martial arts expert Ken Andre, 33, spends time looking after his wife Leigh, 27, and their two young sons like any normal dad. But by night, the ex-military guard…

Wannabe superheroes guard streets of English town

August 3, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A mild-mannered financial advisor and a comic book shop worker who suffers from irritable bowel syndrome are the UK’s latest unlikely – SUPERHEROES. Father-of-two Will, aka ‘The Dark Spartan’, and sidekick ‘The Black Void’, patrol the streets every Friday and Saturday night looking for troublemakers. The pair wear all-black suits, complete with police riot shields…

Lovesick seal jumps over metal fence

July 28, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

This amazing CCTV footage captures the moment a lovesick seal hoisted her 14 stone frame over a metal fence – to be with her new love. Lonely Laurel couldn’t wait to meet her new companion Togo, who was brought in to mend her broken heart after her former partner escaped into the wild last year….

Duckling stays alive thanks to a MIRROR

July 28, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A lonely duckling separated from its family at birth has been saved thanks to a mirror – which has become its only friend. Seven-day-old Alice was taken to a rescue centre after being mauled by a gull at just one day old. But the bird was in an agitated state and refused to eat because…

Workmen resurface road around parked car

July 27, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

This is the moment council workmen resurfaced a road and laid tarmac – around a PARKED CAR. Stunned residents watched as workmen dug up the 300ft (91m) road but left a neat rectangular island around an abandoned grey Fiat. Workmen decided to resurface the road after failing to locate the owner of the car, which…

Fat cat Cilla Black loses half of her body weight

July 20, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

It’s Cilla Black — and she’s lost a lorra lorra weight. Black cat Cilla used to tip the scales at a whopping 9.5kg but has lost more than half her bodyweight and is now a svelte 4.5kg. The 11-year-old moggie-mountain ballooned thanks to her former elderly owner, who allowed her to gorge on roast chicken,…

Secret nuclear plant snapped by Google Street View

July 19, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

This is the awkward moment a Google Street View car came face-to-face with an armed policeman after stumbling onto – a high-security nuclear compound. The Google driver captured the moment the cop – dressed in black – approached the vehicle brandishing a high-powered rifle. A police van appears to have flagged the camera car down…

Euromillions winners from Largs, Scotland, celebrate £161m win

July 15, 2011 | by | 27 Comments

They may not be quite as rich as David and Victoria – but from now on they will be able to spend it like Beckham. Down-to-earth football fan Colin Weir, 64 and wife Chris, 55, drive a Suzuki and have lived in the same modest home for 18 years. But now they have been rocketed…

DJ spends 24 hours on a log flume

July 15, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

British DJ Dave Tanner today broke the world-record for riding a Log Flume – for more than 24 HOURS. Adrenaline junkie Dave, 27, nicknamed ‘Dangerous Dave’, rode the ride for 24 hours 14 minutes and 54 seconds. He smashed the previous record for the longest time spent on a theme park ride set in 2004…