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November 8, 2018 12:19 AM Dutch man, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

A Dutch pensioner has started a legal battle to legally change his age and boost his dating prospects. Emile Ratelband, 69, wants to shift his birthday from 11 March 1949 to 11 March 1969, comparing the change to identifying as being transgender. A local court in the city of Arnhem, south-east of Amsterdam, is expected to rule on the case within four weeks 52

November 7, 2018 12:07 AM Social media 'lifts' are becoming an 'illegal industry'

"Doing lifts" is the phenomena of using social media to buy and sell car journeys in an online illegal "taxi" service. More than 7,000 people are members of a closed group in Bournemouth, Dorset, the equivalent of a third of the town's student population. Once people are accepted into the group they can use their own cars to make money by charging for lifts 40

November 5, 2018 12:54 PM Battered Macron FINALLY gets boost as France dodges independence vote humiliation

THE SOUTH Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia chose to remain part of France on Sunday, as voters said “no” to independence in a referendum that capped a 30-year long decolonisation process and was widely seen as a bellwether of support for Paris. More than 1,000 gendarmes were deployed to the streets to maintain order, and the carrying of firearms 67

November 4, 2018 9:26 AM Romford fire: Major blaze at high end car dealers in east London

A HUGE fire broke out at a car dealership which sells luxury cars including Ferraris, Bentleys and Lamborghinis last night with more than 100 firefighters attending the scene at the height of the blaze which has been described as “very difficult to tackle”. The fire started at Imperials car dealership in Chadwell Heath, Romford, at about 10pm on Saturday 42

November 3, 2018 4:45 PM Devon man, 102, dies after being stuck on roof for three days

An elderly man who was stuck on the roof of his house for three days has died in hospital. Ron Easton, 102, was found in a gulley on his flat roof at Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, on 24 October after his neighbour became concerned at a build-up of milk bottles and papers. It is thought the former racing driver - known locally as "Ton-Up Ron" - fell while attempting 56

November 2, 2018 8:49 AM How are you pretending it’s OK not to have a pension?

you’re more likely to be put in a ‘granny camp’ surrounded by razor wire making cheap socks for Primark. This might be the case if you’re a character in a Dickens novel, but in reality your parents are more likely to sell their home to pay for Saga cruises and things old people shouldn’t have, like MacBooks and Viagra-fuelled swinging parties 38

November 1, 2018 3:32 AM Elon Musk announces MAJOR new feature: Tesla’s cars to park themselves within a YEAR

ELON MUSK has just announced a major new update for the Tesla Autopilot’s Summon feature, claiming by next year his company’s vehicles will be able to drive around a car park and read road signs. The news comes a week after the American company announced surprisingly high profits in this financial quarter despite Mr Musk’s several high-profile scandals 86

October 27, 2018 8:21 AM Parents who ban ‘screen time’ unaware they are raising a twat

PARENTS who have banned their child from ‘screen time’ do not realise that they are raising a twat. Tom and Helen Booker do not allow their son to look at phones, tablets, laptops or televisions in the belief that these privations will somehow turn him into a genius. However, the Bookers are unaware that he is far more likely to become an unbearable 61

October 25, 2018 12:02 AM The disability vehicle so tiny it couldn't take passengers

For decades, disabled people in the UK were given strange, turquoise, three-wheeled cars. They were issued for free and gave independence to people who otherwise couldn't leave home. But it wasn't long before the vehicles - known by the brand name Invacar, or more informally as "Noddy cars" - grew unpopular. They regularly toppled over, particularly 34

October 22, 2018 9:14 AM BBC unveils post-Brexit Top Gear line-up

THE BBC has revealed its post-Brexit Top Gear presenters chosen deliberately to horrify and alienate viewers around the world. The motoring show, once one of BBC Worldwide’s most popular, has chosen parochial Northerners Paddy McGuinness and Freddy Flintoff to give foreigners a two-fingered salute they will not even understand. McGuinness, whose very name is a witless 41