Monthly Archives: August 2015
Anne Parham, 62, says tourists are able to peer into the bedroom and bathroom of her five-bedroomed medieval house, which she has lovingly restored over three decades. When she first purchased the property at auction in 1981 the National Trust reassured her that gardens backing onto her property would never be opened to the public.
Jamie Swinney was about to tuck into the fruit when he spotted a black and red creepy-crawly in the punnet last Sunday (23/8). The stunned 67-year-old recognised the lethal critter and bravely wrapped it in cling film before dialling 101.
Police and rescue teams were forced to use mops to clean gallons of Strongbow cider which cascaded across the carriageway on Wednesday (26/8). The smash caused traffic to grind to a halt as officers closed the road in Rushwick, Worcester, and took three hours to mop up the mess.
Concerned bathers watched in amazement as the rescue worker dived into the chilly waters off the north Yorkshire coast like a scene from Baywatch. But it soon became clear it was not a life-or-death situation as his target was a blow-up toy which had drifted some 300 yards offshore.
The company has built a strong reputation as a leading bookings agent for pensions and other financial services.
Statistics released by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) show that over the course of 2014, insurers uncovered a total of 212,000 fraudulent applications.
Sharon Edwards, 42, is accused of fatally stabbing solicitor David Edwards at their marital home shortly after they returned from a Las Vegas honeymoon. The body of the 51 year-old was found dead from a single chest wound at the couple’s smart four-bedroom detached property in Chorley, Lancs., on Sunday night.
But the hapless biker only had himself to blame after causing the collision by recklessly trying to overtake a truck at high speed just before a mini-roundabout. The dramatic collision - and the biker's loss of temper afterwards - was witnessed by trucker Tony Bradford.
Defiant Ben Wightman, 27, has proudly posted trophy photos of himself next to a series of animals he has shot in South Africa. The controversial images - on his publicly-open Facebook page - show a grinning Wightman, rifle in hand.