Top 10 Haunted Hotspots of Britain
31 Oct
2011
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Top 10 Haunted Hotspots of Britain »

THRILL seekers looking for a fright this Halloween should head to London – after the capital was revealed as the country’s spookiest spot.   According to the latest figures from the Paranormal Database, Britain’s largest city is the most paranormally active place in the UK and Ireland – with a staggering 547 entries over the [...]

Mans lawnmower destroys his garden
31 Oct
2011
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Mans lawnmower destroys his garden »

WHILE many will be mowing their lawns this weekend for the final time before winter arrives, spare a thought for this keen gardener.   After putting his petrol lawnmower away in his garden shed, Chris Underwood was shocked to say the least when it caught light and caused this level of carnage to his garden, [...]

School girl has orange-sized brain tumour
25 Oct
2011
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School girl has orange-sized brain tumour »

A SCHOOLGIRL who went to the opticians suffering from headaches was later found to have a brain tumour the size of an ORANGE. Doctors discovered the benign tumour inside Holly Dougill-Brooks’ brain after they did an emergency MRI scan following concerns at the speed which she lost the sight in her left eye. Holly, eight, [...]

Knife thrower wanted
24 Oct
2011
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Knife thrower wanted »

A JOB centre is advertising a bizarre vacancy for a place at the Circus of Horrors – as a knife throwers assistant. Dozens of people had already applied for the position with the infamous circus act – which were favourites to win Britain’s Got Talent early this year- after just 24 hours of it being [...]

Dog on a motorbike
20 Oct
2011
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Dog on a motorbike »

AN ANIMAL lover who cannot bare to leave his beloved dog behind while he goes to visit is girlfriend has come up with a unique way to carry his pet pooch with him on the back of his motorbike. Rob West is so devoted to his dog Diesel that he invented an innovative box to [...]

Shoppers camp out to try new Tesco
19 Oct
2011
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Shoppers camp out to try new Tesco »

RESIDENTS of the town of Dudley were so excited about the opening of their new Tesco  that some of them queued through the night waiting for it to open. The multimillion pound Tesco Extra replaced an existing store at the site but some punters were so eager to experience the new shop they braved the [...]

Wacky farmer collects hundreds of tractors
18 Oct
2011
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Wacky farmer collects hundreds of tractors »

A WACKY farmer has amassed a bizarre collection of hundreds of model tractors and  combine harvesters. Obsessed Mark Williams has collected the agricultural vehicles for 40 YEARS since he was a young child. He now keeps his collection of almost 500 model in an unassuming semidetached house in Towcester, Northants – and its still growing. [...]

One-handed guitarist »

WHEN he was born with an unexplained lack of a left arm that still baffles doctors today music lover Sam Draisey seemed destined never to play any kind of instrument. But against all odds the 23-year-old has now written, recorded and released three albums despite having no left hand at all – and is proving [...]

Five-year-old girls death was avoidable
15 Oct
2011
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Five-year-old girls death was avoidable »

THE death of a five-year-old girl – who was murdered by her father just three months after blundering authorities failed to take his death threats seriously – could have been prevented, a report has found. Tragic Gabrielle Grady died after dad Christopher – now serving a life sentence for her murder – deliberately drove a [...]

UK’s worst 999 service fined £5 million
14 Oct
2011
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UK’s worst 999 service fined £5 million »

AN AMBULANCE service has been fined £5MILLION and branded the country’s worst after it was named as the only one in England to fail to meet basic targets. East Midlands Ambulance Service was fined for failing to meet the 75 per cent annual target last year for attending the most serious category A calls – [...]

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