Entries by Sara C Nelson from 06/2012

'Vampire' Skeletons With Stakes Through Their Hearts Found In Bulgarian Black Sea Town Of Sozopol (PICTURES)

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

One of two skeletons found pinned through the chest with iron rods in Sozopol, Bulgaria Two medieval skeletons with iron rods placed where their ...

Liu Jiangli, Chinese Schoolgirl Aged 6, Is Covered In Black Fur (PICTURES)

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

A Chinese schoolgirl who is partially covered in black fur has been adopted after she was abandoned by her birth family. Liu Jiangli, now six, was...

Severed Seal Heads Nailed To Dingle Wildlife And Seal Sanctuary (GRAPHIC PICTURES)

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

WARNING: Graphic images which some readers may find disturbing A police investigation is underway after the severed heads of two seals were fo...

Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak: Suspected Cases Increases To 37 In Addition To Confirmed 24

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

The number of suspected cases of Legionnaires' disease in a deadly outbreak has increased to 37, the Scottish Health Secretary has said. The number...

Sam Masters, Council Press Officer Who Tweeted About 'Napalming' Streatham High Road Quits

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Politics

A council press officer who joked that the best way to support a high street was to use napalm has left his job. Sam Masters, who was employed on a...

Jimmy Thomas, Widower Landed With £460k VAT Bill After Donating £2.3m To NHS Hospital That Treated Late Wife

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

Jimmy Thomas's wife Alma died in 2008 after a battle with ovarian cancer A widower who donated £2.3 million to a specialist NHS cancer hospital ...

Syria Uprising: William Hague Warns Country Will Descend Into Deeper Violence

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned that Syria is "clearly on the edge" of a descent into deeper violence following the latest massacre in the ...

Frank Zimmerman, Warrant Issued After No-Show Of Internet Troll Who Threatened Louise Mensch

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Politics

A warrant has been issued for Frank Zimmerman's arrest A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 60-year-old man who sent a threatening emai...

Does Twitter Logo Look Like Batman? New Bird Looks Like Caped Crusader

Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Tech

Twitter’s little blue bird is undergoing something of a transformation of late. On Wednesday he officially debuted a slick new hairstyle…and s...

Rachel And Paul Chandler To Finish Sailing Trip Despite Somali Pirate Kidnap Ordeal

Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

The couple held hostage by Somali pirates for more than a year are planning to finish their round-the-world sailing trip. Rachel and Paul Chandler ...

Harvey Nichols Advert Features Models Wetting Themselves In Excitement Over Sale (PICTURES)

Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

Department store Harvey Nichols has turned to toilet humour to promote its latest sale. With the strapline "Try to contain your excitement" and fe...

Charlotte Cory Fuses Victorian Visiting Cards With Stuffed Animals – And The Queen Bought Two (PICTURES)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Huffington Post

Staidly dressed (in most cases) and stiffly posed, the subjects of these images are pristine examples of vintage Victorian visiting cards, with a wild...

150 Rescued From Floods In Towns And Caravan Parks Near Aberystwyth, West Wales

Posted 06.09.2012 | UK

Around 150 people had to be rescued from homes and caravans today after severe floods hit west Wales. Holidaymakers and residents were helped to sa...

Gary Barlow 'To Receive OBE From The Queen As Thanks For Role In Diamond Jubilee'

Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Gary Barlow's hard work organising the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert is about to pay off - she's reportedly making him an Officer of the Most Excell...

Prince Philip Released From Hospital On Eve Of 91st Birthday

Posted 06.09.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh smiled and nodded to reporters as he left hospital today in time to celebrate his 91st birthday tomorrow. Philip shook hands ...

Syria Crisis: Women And Children 'Among Fatalities In Deadly Deraa Shelling'

Posted 06.09.2012 | UK

Syrian army troops have killed at least 17 people in the southern town of Deraa, among them women and children, activists say. According to the Lo...

Stephen Lawrence Murder: Mother Doreen 'Wanted To Scream When Guilty Verdict Was Announced'

Posted 06.09.2012 | UK

Stephen Lawrence's mother Doreen said she had to "hold" herself from screaming when she heard the jury pronounce two men guilty of her son's murder. ...

MPs 'To Block Appointment Of Tom Winsor As Chief Inspector Of Constabulary'

Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Politics

MPs are expected to block the appointment of a controversial lawyer Tom Winsor as Chief Inspector of Constabulary. The cross-party Home Affairs Se...

Dingo DID Take Baby Azaria Chamberlain, Australian Coroner Rules

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

A dingo was responsible for the death of baby Azaria Chamberlain a coroner has ruled, 32 years after the tragedy which led to a mistaken murder convic...

Li Hongfang, Woman With Facial Tumors, Pleads For Acceptance (PHOTO)

Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

A woman whose face has been left disfigured by tumours has told how she tries to soothe people who are scared of her by telling them: "I am just ill. ...

Li Hongfang, Woman With Facial Tumours Pleads For Acceptance (PICTURES)

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Li Hongfang suffers from chordoma, a condition which causes abnormal masses of tissue to grow A woman whose face has been left disfigured by tum...

Swedish Twitter Experiment Turns Weird As @Sonja Regales Followers With Tales Of Her Vagina, Justin Bieber And Dead Reindeer

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Sweden’s Twitter experiment, in which a member of the public runs the country’s microblogging site for a week, has taken a turn for weird. @So...

Black Bear Cub Rehomed After Teenager Illegally Plucks Him From Oregon Woods (PICTURES)

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

This baby bear was plucked from his home in Oregon woodland by a teenager who wanted to keep him as a pet A teenager got more than he bargained ...

Chinese Construction Worker Impaled On Metal Bars (GRAPHIC PICTURES)

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGES A construction worker has had a lucky escape after he was impaled on a cluster of metal bars. The man, named only as Zhen...

Henry Hill Dead, Mobster Played By Ray Liotta In Scorcese's 'Goodfellas' Dies Aged 69 (PICTURES)

Posted 06.13.2012 | UK Entertainment

A former mobster turned FBI-informant who inspired the 1990 Martin Scorsese movie Goodfellas has died at the age of 69. Henry Hill, who was immort...