Category Archive: News

Aug 22

‘Brit hero’ speaks of boy killed in Las Ramblas

Tourist Harry Athwal rushed to help a child victim of the Barcelona attack. Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

Drugs gang who raped woman in revenge on rivals jailed

They abducted and raped a woman in revenge for the kidnap of an associate by a rival operation. Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

Sir Stanley Matthews’s first contract sells for £4,100

The football legend’s 1932 contract sold after a “massive” bidding battle, says the auctioneer. Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

‘World’s oldest’ bowling club refuses to lift ban on women

The club denies being “chauvinistic”, claiming it has “traditionally been single gender”. Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

A mermaid’s tale

Laura Evans says she has had anxiety for as long as she can remember, but being in the sea helps her feel at ease. Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

‘Pitman painter’ forger Richard Pearson ordered to pay £1

Fraudster Richard Pearson destabilised the art market by selling the forged works. Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

Metropolitan Police tweet sparks social media backlash

The Metropolitan police force has been accused of attempting to “demonise” the Notting Hill Carnival Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

Storm brewing?

The National Grid has warned that an average home can’t charge a car and boil a kettle at the same time. Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

Ludlow Hospital refuses ‘demeaning’ fancy dress donation

A hospital turns down £2,500 from male fundraisers dressed in “demeaning” nurses uniforms. Source:: BBC News UK

Aug 22

‘Foolish’ level crossing-hopping learner driver convicted

A learner driver jumped a level crossing and then reversed back through it. Source:: BBC News UK

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