Entries by Sara C Nelson from 02/2012

BBC Sport Website Launches To Mixed Reaction

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

The BBC Sport website has been relaunched for the first time since 2003. The striking - and very yellow - new layout is a departure from its forme...

'Alien' Particles Found In Solar System By Nasa's IBEX Spacecraft

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

A Nasa spacecraft has detected neutral “alien” particles that come from beyond our solar system. The discovey, made by the Interstellar Bounda...

Erin Brockovich Investigates Mystery Tourette's Illness At Le Roy High School In New York

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

Up to 16 students at a New York school have been stricken with a mysterious illness characterised by facial tics and Tourettes-like outbursts. The...

Facebook To Raise $10bn In Biggest IPO Since Google

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

Facebook is today expected to begin the process of being a public company in the biggest tech IPO since Google. The firm is hoping to raise $10bn se...

Deon Hulse, Tattooed 'Mad Dog' Who Appeared On Jeremy Kyle Show, Avoids Jail For Metal Theft (VIDEO)

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

A 29-year-old man, whose face is emblazoned with a giant skull tattoo, has avoided jail after stealing thousands of pounds worth of scrap metal. D...

Isakin Jonsson, Cannibal Who Ate His Girlfriend, Finds Love With Vampire, Michelle Gustafsson, In Prison

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

A cannibal and a Satan-worshipping vampire have asked to be married behind the bars of their secure psychiatric hospital. Isakin Jonsson, 33, and ...

Nathaniel Moffett And Thaberi Francis Jailed: Five Year Old's Empassioned Letter To Judge After Mugging On Her Pregnant Mother

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

A five-year-old girl wrote an empassioned handwritten letter to a judge, telling him how "terrified" she had been when two teenage muggers attacked he...

Angelo Dundee Dead: Trainer Who Stopped Henry Cooper Beating Muhammad Ali Dies

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

Angelo Dundee, the boxing trainer who lead Muhammad Ali to glory has died at the age of 90. He is thought to have died of a heart attack after suf...

Confessions From The Underground: Dead Bodies 'Kept In Cleaning Cupboards' Documentary Reveals

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

The bodies of some of the 50 people who commit suicide on the London Underground every year are often kept in cleaning cupboards and storerooms until ...

'Supergiant' Crustacean Found In Ocean Near New Zealand

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

An expedition to one of the deepest parts of the ocean has discovered a "supergiant" species. The huge crustacean was discovered more than four mil...

Sam Woodward Tackles Benjamin Brown After Mugging Pensioner (PICTURES)

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

A have-a-go hero has been pictured springing into action and pinning down a mugger just seconds after he swiped an 82-year-old woman’s handbag. ...

Jessy Hatch, Double Amputee Girl, 9, Shows Off New Carbon Fibre Prosthetic Legs (PICTURES)

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

At the age of just nine, Jessy Hatch is competing in mini marathons – an impressive feat in itself – and even more so given that she is a double a...

Egypt Football Riots: First Funerals Take Place After Port Said Tragedy

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

The first funerals are taking place today for some of the 74 football fans left dead following Wednesday’s riot at a match in Egypt’s Port Said. ...

Tesco Fingernail Sandwich, Katie Sellers Finds Acrylic Surprise In Snack

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

A hairdresser found herself chewing on a dirty false fingernail after tucking into a Tesco sandwich. Katie Sellers was eating the smoked salmon an...

Facebook Graffiti Artist David Choe Who Took Shares Instead Of Cash In Line For $200m Payday In Stock Market Float (PICTURES)

Posted 02.02.2012 | Huffington Post

A graffiti artist who took shares in Facebook instead of payment for painting the headquarters walls seven years ago is in line for a $200m payday as ...

John Terry 'To Be Stripped Of England Captaincy' After Anton Ferdinand Racism Trial Is Delayed

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

The Football Association is set to remove the England captaincy from John Terry, it has been reported. According to the BBC, FA chairman David Ber...

Costa Concordia: Domnica Cemortan, 'I Am In Love With Captain Francesco Schettino'

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

The blonde Moldovan who is at the centre of the mystery over the final hours of the Costa Concordia before it ran aground has told investigators she i...

Two-Faced Kitten 'Harvey Dent' Born In Port Charlotte, Florida (VIDEO)

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

An two-faced kitten has died two days after his birth in Port Charlotte, Florida. The kitten – named Harvey Dent after the two-faced character i...

Milky Way Creates Starry Night Over Wales (Photos)

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

It may look like a Martian landscape but these stunning pictures are actually of the Milky Way, taken from the Snowdonia National Park in Wales . ...

Hero Doctor James Hickman Amputates Worker's Trapped Arm 100ft Above Ground

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

A doctor is being hailed a hero after performing an emergency amputation on a worker’s arm while perched 100ft off the ground. Dr James Hickman ...

David And Marjorie Massey Face Jail Over Neglect Of Sheepdog Floyd (PICTURES)

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

A husband and wife are facing jail after admitting the “appalling” neglect of their sheep dog, which saw him become trapped in a two stone ball of...

Diesel Slams 'Misopolis Abortions For Successful Living' Spoof Advert

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

Fashion giant Diesel has reacted with fury after a spoof advert in its name appeared online featuring images of robots dispensing abortion pills into ...

Assad's Forces Launch Deadly Attacks On Syrian City of Homs

Posted 02.06.2012 | UK

Government forces have launched a fresh attack on the Syrian city of Homs, killing 50 people, it has been reported. Sky News sources say 12 separa...

Six Toe Joe, Somali Pirate With Twelve Toes, Ten Fingers And Two Thumbs Seized By Royal Navy

Posted 02.06.2012 | UK

A pirate with six toes on each foot has been captured by a Royal Navy operation in the Indian Ocean. The Somalian, known as Six Toe Joe, was one o...

London 2012 Olympics: David Gilliver's Rings Of Light (PICTURES)

Posted 02.06.2012 | Huffington Post

The Olympic rings have never looked as psychedelic. With 172 days before the start of the tournament, financial executive David Gilliver has paid h...