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December 5, 2018 11:53 AM Giant Christmas tree on van caught on A38 police camera

A giant Christmas tree being transported on top of a van on a dual carriageway has left police lost fir words. The image was taken by one of Devon and Cornwall Police's speed camera vans on the A38 on the weekend. "We all know it's a hectic time of year but please consider the suitability of your vehicle," she said. The image has attracted a number of comments 44

October 4, 2018 5:41 PM Thieves steal Houghton Conquest church's lead roof

"Audacious" thieves have stolen an entire lead roof from a Grade I-listed church. About 20 tonnes of lead was taken from All Saint's Church, Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, over "a prolonged period of time", police said. The theft was discovered on Tuesday and police believe the thieves posed as tradesmen to gain access to the roof. The church said the insurance 68

September 27, 2018 6:12 AM Lucy Verasamy Twitter: ITV weather star queries Eamonn Holmes’ ‘myth’ tweet

LUCY VERASAMY, who presents the weather forecast on ITV shows such as Good Morning Britain, took to her Twitter to query a tweet from Eamonn Holmes. Good Morning Britain weather forecaster Lucy Verasamy, 38, responded to the This Morning presenter’s tweet after he queried why there was so much traffic on the road at the weekend. In view of his 976,000 followers 47

September 5, 2018 5:39 PM Watch out, UPS: Amazon orders 20,000 vans in bid to build its own delivery fleet

Watch out, UPS: Amazon orders 20,000 vans in bid to build its own delivery fleet The firm says it has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program, in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. The company says 'tens of thousands' of people have applied for the program it announced in June, and it had to increase 103

August 3, 2018 6:01 PM The circus is coming to Rhyl in brand new show

The circus is coming home this month under the watchful gaze of a Rhyl ringmistress. Circus Sallai, a brand new big top troupe will bring one of the largest circus acts North Wales has ever seen to Towyn's Tir Prince raceway from Thursday, August 16 until Sunday, September 2. A spokesperson for Circus Sallai said:"Our ringmistress Angel Sallai is returning 58

July 10, 2018 4:13 PM Travellers pitch up on Southend seafront

It is not clear if the travellers are the same ones which have been moved on from St Mary’s Church, known as St Mary’s Green, in North Shoebury Road. Martin Richardson, owner of the Happidrome arcade, said: “They all just bounded up in vans and parked on the pavement. Kids were jumping out of the way. We called the police but they still hadn’t arrived 29

July 6, 2018 11:37 AM Drunk gulls found 'stinking of alcohol'

Drunken gulls "stinking of alcohol" are being rescued by the RSPCA along the south coast of England. "Disoriented and confused" birds have been found in Devon and Dorset after apparently devouring brewery waste. Officials from an RSPCA centre in West Hatch, Taunton, Somerset, said the birds struggled to stand, but seemed to recover after vomiting 41

July 2, 2018 6:36 AM Two crashes lead to A127 traffic

Two separate incidents close to Junction 29 of the M25 have been reported this morning, leading to long delays for morning commuters. The first crash, reported at 5.50am, has led to one lane being blocked after a car and a lorry collided, leaving a large quantity of steel scattered across the westbound carriageway of the A127, close to B186 Warley Street 37

July 1, 2018 5:23 PM Heavily armed men in helicopter free notorious French inmate

PARIS (AP) - A notorious French criminal serving 25 years for murder made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after several heavily armed men landed a helicopter in a courtyard, freed him from a visiting room and carried him away. It was the second daring escape by Redoine Faid, who once blasted his way out of a different prison with explosives hidden 36

June 24, 2018 3:20 PM London news: Man attacked at Ghana Embassy as armed burglar raids Commission

A MAN was rushed to hospital after a burglar broke in to Ghana’s Embassy in Belgravia, London. Members of the public feared the worst after the man, in his seventies, was seen being carried out of the embassy in Belgrave Square, one of the grandest areas of central London. Three police cars, three police vans and two ambulances were seen at West Halkin 76