Archive for: May, 2013

April killer is given life, and that means forever!

EVIL child-killer Mark Bridger will spend the rest of his life in prison for the abduction and murder of schoolgirl April Jones. The five-year-old disappeared while playing on her bike near her home on the Bryn y Gog estate in Machynlleth, mid-Wales, on 1st October last year. But despite the biggest search in British policing […]

£81m Lottery king on Cloud Nine

 A BRITISH ticket-holder was walking on air after landing a EuroMillions jackpot of £81m on Tuesday. It enabled the person to gatecrash the National Lottery Rich List in sixth place, and the 2012 Sunday Times Rich List would have evaluated the winner as joint-908th richest person in the country. That lucky person is just £10m […]

Sewer-pipe baby’s ‘dad’ has surfaced

A MAN has turned up claiming he fathered  the new-born baby found in a sewer pipe in eastern China. He appeared at the hospital where the trapped infant, known as Baby 59 because of his incubator number, was carefully cut out of the 10cm-wide tube after being rescued by firefighters. The man, who was not […]

A dampener for B&Q as profits go down plughole

KINGFISHER, the company which owns giant DIY chain store B&Q, has blamed a 29% slump in profits on cold spring weather and dampened consumer confidence. B&Q saw spring sales of outdoor seasonal products plunge by more than 10%, and takings on building products were also down in the quarter to 4th May. The trading slump […]

Tobacco giants going electronic

THE world’s second-biggest tobacco company appears to be gearing up to launch itself on the electronic cigarette market. British American Tobacco (BAT) is going flat-out in an effort to boost sales of tobacco substitute products. Sky News has been led to believe that BAT will introduce a new e-cigarette brand called Vype, in the UK, […]

Going Google-eyed over the Galapagos

NOT too many people have explored the most remote areas of the Galapagos Islands, off Ecuador. But with just click of a mouse, you will soon be transported to the place which inspired Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. That’s because Google Maps sent hikers with 360-degree cameras sticking out of their rucksacks to take Street […]

Breast cancer kills Angelina’s aunt

LESS than two weeks after Angelina Jolie told the world about her double mastectomy, her aunt has died of breast cancer. Debbie Martin, 61, passed away at the Palomar Medical Centre in Escondido on Sunday, And Hollywood star Angelina said she’d had her breasts removed to avoid that very fate. Mrs Martin was the sister […]

Our fun-filled Sunday afternoon

Accion del Sol news REFUGE staff are busy preparing for their latest fund-raising event, which will be held on Sunday (2nd June) from 2pm. It’s a family event for animal lovers, all joining together with their own dogs for an afternoon of fun and games. There will be dog agility competitions for all ages and […]

Hair-raising Estrellas!

STUDENTS from EstrellasTheatreSchool raised more than 1,000 euros for breast-cancer charity Amate with a recent concert in the North. Now, the talented students are preparing for their own annual show, back here in the South, with a special performance of Hairspray The Musical on consecutive Saturdays in June. It climaxes with a special charity show […]

Katie’s our very own horse

Live Arico news KATIE is 12 years old, underweight and suffering from a painful condition in her hooves called laminitis. She was offered free to Live Arico PAWS as a last resort to avoid her being destroyed, as her owner could no longer afford to look after her. We have committed to her lifetime care, […]

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