Watch – Autistic boy sings for first time having never spoken before

This is the remarkable moment a nine-year-old boy who had never spoken before sang for the first time during a school play was caught in an emotional video, which will bring joy your heart and will leave you feeling warm inside. Musab Mohamoud was classed as non-verbal  and had to rely on the sign language Makaton to communicate with others. This was a major breakthrough for the young lad. Wonderfully, the youngster managed to form the words of a song to...

Cat who moved into Wilko store now has Facebook page due to popularity

A cat that has taken up residence in a Wilkos store has become so popular it now has its own Facebook page. George the tabby cat is living in the Wilko store in the Kings Chase Shopping Store in Kingswood, Brsitol. And the cat, who visits the store every day, has become so popular with the customers he has now has a following on social media. Customers have been sharing pictures of George hidden around the store on a new...

Daily Mail branded “fake news” by Wikipedia

The Daily Mail has been tarred with the same brush used to purge fake news sites from online dictionary Wikipedia. Editors voted to ban the Daily Mail as a source after deeming the news group “generally unreliable”. The move is thought to break new ground for the encyclopedia which rarely puts a blanket ban on publications beside those peddling untruths or provocative material. According to the Guardian the editors described the arguments for a ban as “centred on the Daily Mail’s reputation for...

91-Year-Old Believed To Be UK’s Oldest Supermarket Worker

A dedicated pensioner has been named as Britain’s oldest supermarket worker – aged 91. Hardy Tom Brogan spends three mornings a week pushing trolleys at Asda and he has no intention of retiring. The great-granddad packed in work almost three decades ago at the age of 63 but he only managed 14 months of retirement before he was lured back to employment. He picked up a car parking attendant job at the Asda store in Wigan, Gtr Manc., over 20...

These are the people protecting freedom of expression across the world

Artists, writers, journalists and campaigners are among the candidates shortlisted for the 2017 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards. Drawn from more than 400 crowdsourced nominations, the shortlist celebrates the people fighting for freedom of expression against immense obstacles, with many of the 16 shortlisted nominees regularly targeted by authorities or by criminal and extremist groups for their work: some face regular death threats, others criminal prosecution or exile. Nominees include Pastor Evan Mawarire whose frustration with Zimbabwe’s government led...

‘Locked in’ Boy Who Learned To Speak With His Eyes Met His War Horse Author Hero

This is the moment a ‘locked in’ lad who learned to write using his EYES met his hero Michael Morpurgo – and the author agreed to champion the schoolboy’s own book. Jonathan Bryan, ten, was born with severe cerebral palsy after his mum Chantal was in a car crash while pregnant, leaving him unable to walk and speak. His family were told he had ‘profound and multiple learning disabilities’ and teachers did not teach him to read and write. But...

Young Boy Saved His Gran By Calling 999 When She Fell Down Flight Of Stairs

A grandmother has praised the quick-thinking efforts of her grandson after she fell down a flight of stairs in the early hours of the morning. Paula Robbins was at her daughter’s home when she plunged from the top to bottom and was unable to move. As she lay in agony on the hallway floor, Oscar, aged eight, heard her screams and leaped out of bed to help her. He grabbed his 61-year-old gran’s phone, dialled 999 and calmly answered the...

Adorable Pictures Show Proud Mother Giraffe Nursing Her One-Month Old Baby

This new mum sticks her neck out to care for her newborn baby giraffe, who proudly poses for the camera while being pictured for the first time. The month-old male can’t get enough of the attention as he’s groomed by mum Megara while onlookers admire him from outside their pen. The giraffe calf, who is yet to be named, was born at the Plackendael Zoo in Belgium last month. He already stands at 5ft 7″ tall and could reach a...

Super-Brainy Teen Creates Her Own Language With 1,500 Unique Words

A talented teenager has invented a brand new language with 1,500 unique words and a completely original script – at the age of 18. Multi-lingual Melissa May already speaks fluent German, French and Spanish and reads Portuguese, Norwegian, Italian, Swedish and Danish. She has dabbled in Latin and Old Norse, is learning Chinese and Dutch and has applied to study Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at Cambridge University. But not content with that the brainy student decided to invent her own...

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