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Video – Huge Alligator strolls across golf course

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor As some golfers were enjoying a round of golf, an alligator was also enjoying a day out on the plush fairways. It was famously said by Mark Twain that "golf is a good walk spoiled," but bumping into a dangerous animal of this size, must ruin your round of golf. An exceptionally large alligator has been filmed taking a casual stroll across a golf course in Florida, as golfers looked on. Charles Helms spotted the...

New Dutch eco-community to be totally self sufficient

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor In 2017 a fantastic experiment will take place in the Netherlands, a hi-tech village will be built and will live totally off the grid. It is hoped it will be 100 per cent sustainable. Currently industrial agriculture techniques for crops and livestock damage the environment, the earth needs to find a way to sustain itself without destroying the planet. This new community, in Almere twenty minutes from Amsterdam, will have one hundred homes and will...

VIDEO – Still not sure on EU vote, watch this?

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The EU referendum debate has got totally out of hand, from both sides, and lots of people are caught in the middle, with no idea who to believe. Both sides seem to have a new claim every day, each more far-fetched than the last. Also the coalition of people on both sides, is so bizarre, means it is almost impossible to share the same beliefs as all the people telling you to vote one way....

Terrorist friends to “Proud Muslim” – PM changes mind on Khan

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The Tory tactics during the recent race for London Mayor came under harsh criticism, even from within their own party, as harming relations with the Muslim community. Now the PM has said Sadiq Khan is a “proud Muslim and proud Brit,” even though only a few weeks ago he did his best to say Khan has links to IS supporters. Those claims have been forgotten by Cameron as Khan joined him at the launch of...

Is Ed Miliband heading for shadow cabinet?

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The have been hints from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn that ex-leader Ed Miliband might be moving into the shadow cabinet. Corbyn described Miliband as a “great asset,” but he has been keepingout of the limelight since the Labour’s poor showing at the election, that ultimately cost him the top job. Jeremy Corbyn, appeared next to the Miliband at a pro-EU event and a series of interviews, and during each he seemed to hint at the...

VIDEO – Cameron “toast” if “Brexit”, says Tory MP

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The civil war in the Conservative Party has continued as Tory MP Nadine Dorries told Robert Peston that David Cameron will "be toast within days," depending on the result of the EU referendum, a win may still see him lose his job, she believes. Dorries, a Leave campaigner, said her "letter is already in", along with another 50 MPs, demanding the Prime Minster stands aside. She said: "David Cameron might just survive if there's a 60/40 majority...

Blair hints he might not accept Chilcot verdict

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor As has been widely reported it is assumed that the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war will be highly critical of Mr Blair. However, Blair seems to have hinted that he may refuse to accept the verdict. This news will anger many including the families of soldiers who died during the Iraq conflict. During an interview on the Andrew Marr Show, the ex-PM was asked if he would accept Chilcot’s conclusions, he said: “It is...

Scale Of Tory Election Fraud Uncovered

The widespread scale of election fraud by the Conservatives has been unearthed after it was revealed 17 police constabularies are now probing Tory politicians. Chippenham MP Michelle Donelan and former MP Duncan Hames are the latest to be named after Wiltshire Police said they would be investigating their election expenses. They follow similar investigations in Nottingham, London, Cumbria and tens of other constabularies. 17 Police now probing Tories Notts Met Cumbria WYork Derbs Gtr Man Devon Glouc N'ants Staffs Cheshire Kent Warks...

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