Entries by Sara C Nelson

Ferguson Protestors Flood New York's Times Square As Grand Jury Clears Darren Wilson

(0) Comments | Posted 26 November 2014 | (09:57)

Chanting, placard-bearing protesters took to the streets of New York’s Times on Tuesday night in outcry at the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision to clear an officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager.

Michael Brown, 18, was killed by officer Darren Wilson,...

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Christmas Wonderland Reopens After Being Accused Of Ruining Christmas – But Media Is BANNED

(0) Comments | Posted 26 November 2014 | (08:23)

A Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen-linked festive attraction which closed after being swamped with visitor complaints is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday.

However, organisers of The Magical Journey, based at the Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, have barred the media from the site so they do not "create anxiety for...

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Cannabis Farm Discovered In Epping Forest

(18) Comments | Posted 25 November 2014 | (15:43)

A couple taking a romantic stroll in Epping Forest stumbled across a large outdoor cannabis farm.

Oscar Lerin ambled straight into the patch of 70 professionally-cultivated adult marijuana plants growing just off the beaten path of London’s largest open space.

The 35-year-old said: “It...

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Jack Monroe Blasts Sarah Vine's Daily Mail Column As 'Homophobic, Ignorant Ghastly Lies'

(0) Comments | Posted 25 November 2014 | (12:30)

A Daily Mail columnist has leapt into the Jack Monroe Twitter row by launching an indignant attack on the austerity food blogger.

Sarah Vine - who happens to be the wife of Conservative chief whip Michael Gove -

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Transgender Woman Jennifer Gable Dies Suddenly, Is Buried As A Man By Her 'Estranged' Family

(7) Comments | Posted 25 November 2014 | (11:39)

A transgender woman who passed away suddenly was dressed and presented as a man at her open-casket funeral service.

Jennifer Gable died of a brain aneurysm in Idaho on 9 October. Born Geoffrey, she had been living as a woman for “the past few years”, the Miami...

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Transgender Woman Jennifer Gable Dies Suddenly, Is Buried As A Man By Her 'Estranged' Family

(22) Comments | Posted 25 November 2014 | (11:39)

A transgender woman who passed away suddenly was dressed and presented as a man at her open-casket funeral service.

Jennifer Gable died of a brain aneurysm in Idaho on 9 October. Born Geoffrey, she had been living as a woman for “the past few years”,

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Sinkhole Swallows Melbourne Woman As She Hangs Out Her Washing

(12) Comments | Posted 25 November 2014 | (10:40)

The sinkhole opened at the feet of a woman hanging out her washing in her Melbourne back yard.

The woman, named by Perth Now as Mary, aged 53, fell three metres into the hole where she remained trapped for at least 20 minutes before neighbours...

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Jack Monroe Denies Sainsbury's Has Axed Her Over Comments About David Cameron's Son

(44) Comments | Posted 25 November 2014 | (08:21)

UPDATE: Jack Monroe Blasts Sarah Vine's Daily Mail Column As 'Homophobic, Ignorant Ghastly Lies'

Austerity food blogger Jack Monroe has denied reports she has been ditched by Sainsbury’s after a twitter row which saw her suggest David Cameron “uses stories about his dead son...

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Logan Paul Car Jump Will Scare The Sh*t Out Of You

(4) Comments | Posted 24 November 2014 | (15:56)

At first glance it seems this bloke must have come up (and somehow survived) with the world’s most breathtakingly daring//dumb stunt.

Logan Paul tweeted a vine that appears to show him variously dodging, jumping over and under speeding cars in the middle of a road.

Paul, who describes...

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Black Sea Devil Fish Filmed For The First Time In California's Monterey Bay

(3) Comments | Posted 24 November 2014 | (13:10)

Every now and then nature likes to remind us that there is some seriously weird stuff out there.

Like this Black Sea Devil anglerfish, which was filmed looking not unlike a horror film prop in the waters of California’s Monterey Bay.

Anglerfish have been caught on video only...

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Mystery 'Spider' Bite Causes Personal Trainer Nicky Thornley To Nearly Lose Finger

(3) Comments | Posted 24 November 2014 | (10:57)

WARNING: This report contains graphic images, reader discretion is advised.

A personal trainer is lucky to be alive after suffering a horrific reaction to a suspected spider bite.

Nicky Thornley was bitten on the middle finger of his left hand, but put it down to a fly bite...

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Naked Man Cameron Shenk Falls Through Boston Airport Toilet Ceiling, Violently Attacks Pensioner

(4) Comments | Posted 24 November 2014 | (10:08)

Police were called to a Boston airport on Saturday after a naked man fell through the ceiling of a woman’s toilet.

Cameron Shenk was in the buff when he burst through the tiles at Logan Airport.

Upon landing, the now-bleeding Shenk ran out of...

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Newborn Baby Survives After Mother Saifale Nai Dumped Him In 8ft Deep Drain For 5 Days

(0) Comments | Posted 24 November 2014 | (09:35)

A newborn baby has been rescued after his mother abandoned him in a roadside drain for five days.

The baby boy had been in the drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said.

He is in a serious but stable condition in a...

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Tamir Rice, 12, Shot Dead By Cleveland Police After Brandishing Fake Gun

(244) Comments | Posted 24 November 2014 | (09:01)

A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun.

Tamir Rice died from his wounds on Sunday, a day after officers responded to an emergency call about someone waving a “probably fake” gun in a playground.

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Beauty Queen Jamie France In Oregon Drugs Raid

(15) Comments | Posted 21 November 2014 | (14:41)

A former teenage beauty queen has been arrested in a drugs raid.

Jamie France was one of three people arrested following the raids at two addresses in Keizer, Oregon, KPTV reports.

A mugshot of France, 23, looking sallow and dishevelled was released alongside an...

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London Knightsbridge Balcony Collapse Leaves Two Dead

(16) Comments | Posted 21 November 2014 | (12:42)

Two men have died and six others were injured after a balcony collapsed in central London on Friday morning.

Medics from the London Ambulance Service were called to the address in Knightsbridge's Cadogan Square at 9.58am but one man died at the scene.

Another man was rushed to...

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Kasabian Apologises After Calling Everyone In London A 'C**t'

(10) Comments | Posted 21 November 2014 | (11:55)

Kasabian could find themselves facing a frosty atmosphere when they play in Britain’s capital city next month.

The band were in hot water after a banner reading “London is full c**ts” was projected on stage during a concert in Glasgow on Wednesday.

The band is now...

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'Cannibal' Victim Cerys Yemm Suffered Serious Neck & Facial Injuries, Inquest Hears

(7) Comments | Posted 21 November 2014 | (11:36)

A 22-year-old woman reportedly killed in an act of cannibalism sustained serious neck and facial injuries, an inquest has heard.

Cerys Yemm was found dead in the Sirhowy Arms hostel, Argoed, earlier this month.

Her suspected attacker, recently-released prisoner Matthew Williams, died after police fired...

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Skateboard Smacks Reporter Mike Amor On The Head On Live TV

(0) Comments | Posted 21 November 2014 | (10:41)

This is the eye-watering moment a TV reporter was hit on the head by a rogue skateboard.

Mike Amor, US bureau chief for Australia’s Seven Network was filming a segment from a skate park in Los Angeles’ Venice Beach when … BAM!

Judging by the reactions of the...

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FGM Doctor Acquitted Over Death Of Girl, 13, In First Egyptian Female Genital Mutilation Trial

(23) Comments | Posted 20 November 2014 | (14:49)

A court has acquitted the first doctor brought to trial in Egypt for carrying out an illegal female genital mutilation (FGM) procedure that led to a 13-year-old girl’s death.

Lawyer Atef Abouleinein says the court in Dakahliya ruled on Thursday that the doctor, Raslan Fadl, and Mohammed,...

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