Pervez Akhtar and his new best friend (Picture: SWNS) Everyone needs friends, even Harris hawks. Pervez Akhtar’s new best mate was found prey perched outside his house in Preston, Lancashire. After seeing the size of him he ran back to his front door – but the hawk swooped and landed on his arm. The 60-year-old took the bird inside and […]
Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd (Picture: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Gary Glitter has been found guilty of a string of child sex offences. The 70-year-old, real name Paul Gadd, was convicted of one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13. […]
EXHAUSTED students at one university have been offered a “nap nook” to catch 40 winks between their studies.
Coca Cola was pranked by blog site, Gawker (Picture: AP) Coca Cola has been forced to pull a Twitter campaign entitled ‘Make it Happy’ after it was tricked by a blogging site into quoting lines from Adolf Hitler’s autobiography, Mein Kampf. Launched in a Superbowl commercial, the campaign encouraged people to send them negative tweets which Coca Cola would turn […]
Fred Talbot arrives at Manchester’s Minshull Street Crown Court (Picture: Getty Images) Former television weatherman Fred Talbot has denied he was ‘obsessed’ with teenage boys throughout his teaching career. He told a jury at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court four of his accusers had ‘made up’ the claims while a fifth was mistaken he was […]
Mr McNamara also called London’s cyclists ‘loonies’ (Picture: London News Pictures/REX) The head of the largest taxi driver organisation in London has branded cyclist the ‘Isis’ of the capital. Steve McNamara, the general secretary of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA), also dubbed cyclists ‘loonies’. His comments came in response to the new ‘crossrail’ super cycle highways that […]
NEW YORK — Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of the US House and Senate on September 24, becoming the first pontiff to do so, House Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday. “We’re humbled that the Holy Father has accepted our invitation and certainly look forward to receiving his message on behalf of the […]
The paedophile pop star, who was previously convicted of possessing a huge haul of child porn, had denied attempted rape and indecent assault.
Not quite keeping true to the movie (Picture: SWNS) Poor Elsa. It looks like she has fallen on hard times since frozen ended. A mum has told how her daughter’s Frozen party was ruined when the Elsa ‘lookalike’ turned up late in a scruffy dress and terrible wig claiming the real one ‘couldn’t make it’. […]
Boats were locked in place due to the ice (Picture: North News) As temperatures plummeted last nights boats in Whitehaven Harbour in Cumbria became encased in ice. Early morning walkers were stunned at the giant ice sheets that formed after a night of sub-zero temperatures, at one point reaching as low as -3.5C. However the […]