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Council installs dimpled pavement so blind people can cross into four...

A council was criticised yesterday for installing a dimpled pavement where blind people can cross the road - into FOUR LANES of traffic. The bumpy...

Art world dazzled by photographer’s stunning light-painting pictures

An amateur-photographer has dazzled the art world with his amazing light-painting pictures. Marc Bowyer-Briggs, 33, a quality manager at a plastics firm, has only...

Woman batters cash machine with stiletto heels

Police appealed for help yesterday to identify a woman who battered a cash machine nearly 50 times - with her stiletto heeled shoe. The...

Fastest ever Skoda hits 202mph on Utah Salt Flats

A daredevil driver has become the first motorist to crack 200mph - in a Skoda. The Czech manufacturer - once the laughing stocking of...

Gone ape: crazed chimp throws stolen food over her keepers

A crazed chimpanzee went on the rampage after she escaped her enclosure and looted grub from - a zoo KITCHEN, it emerged today. Josie,...

Terminally ill father beaten up by thugs

A terminally ill father-of-one told today how vicious thugs beat him up as he walked home despite repeatedly telling them he was dying of...

Mercedes and Touch Bionics create prosthetic limb for F1 fan

A teenage Formula One fan has been fitted with a souped-up artificial hand after he offered to sell advertising space to Mercedes - on...

Corporal Stephen Curley: An Apology

South West News Service would like to apologise for any distress caused to the friends and family of a hero and celebrate the memory...

Popstars ludicrous demands for their dressing rooms

Golf buggies, football tables and children's playground equipment are some of the bizarre dressing room demands for the rich and famous - including Beyonce...

A taste of history: 200 year-old cookbook found in old kitchen...

A 200 year-old cookbook by the 18th century equivalent to 'Fanny Craddock' found in the back of an old kitchen drawer - contains the...

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