Day: 24 March 2017

Sickening – Cat loses leg after airgun attack

Sickening – Cat loses leg after airgun attack

PDSA vets have saved a cat shot with an airgun pellet, causing extensive injuries. Four-year-old tabby Obee needed his leg amputating following the deliberate assault.  Obee’s owners, Brian and Faith Gittins, from North Tyneside, became concerned when their beloved pet didn’t return after an evening walk as normal one Saturday ...

Watch – IDIOT slides down roof of 70ft high building

Watch – IDIOT slides down roof of 70ft high building

Nail-biting footage shows a daredevil reveller sliding down the slippery roof of a 70ft building - while his mates egg him on. The 'drunk' lad, thought to be in his twenties, is seen navigating the five-storey block of flats after apparently being 'dared' to touch a window. After scaling the ...

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Spirit of the Month – Edgerton Original Pink Gin

We’ve recently reported on the monumental increase in popularity of gin within recent years, yet this modern-day gin renaissance is showing absolutely no sign of impeding. London dry is, undeniably, at the forefront of gin’s current popularity, though a number of different styles have received attention – including sweeter Plymouth ...

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Restaurant Review – Barbecoa Piccadilly

Regardless of the fact that Jamie Oliver was instrumental in making my generation’s school dinner’s inexplicably bleak, I’ve always respected the chef’s devil-may-care approach to cooking. Still, I’d trade all of the champagne and caviar in the world for just one last turkey Twizzler, no matter how disgusting they really ...

Forgotten Film Friday: White Dog

Forgotten Film Friday: White Dog

By Michael McNulty You’re in the mood for something like Turner and Hooch or maybe K-9. But it’s Forgotten Film Friday so let’s flip the switch and unearth a film that’s wholly different, here’s this Friday’s film. White Dog initially found life in 1968 as a story in Life magazine, ...

Terror Attack: We are determined to go on living the same way

Terror Attack: We are determined to go on living the same way

Dr Anastasia Filippidou, Lecturer, Centre for International Security and Resilience, Cranfield University Another tragic attack in a major city. The attack follows the familiar pattern of unsophisticated, high impact attacks, as we have seen in Nice, Berlin and Ohio State University. There is nothing new in this approach. From ancient ...