BBC Radio star Mark Radcliffe, 60, tells stunned listeners he has cancer

BBC Radio star Mark Radcliffe has told stunned listeners he has cancer and is stopping work to get treatment. The 60-year-old who hosts the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show said he will be taking some time off for treatment for ‘cancerous tongue and lymph node issues’. The broadcaster made the announcement during his show on […]

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Pensioner, 82, is stunned to find reptile in her oven when she went to cook her chips

A pensioner got the fright of her life when she went to cook her chips and found a snake hiding inside her oven. The 82-year-old slammed the door shut and immediately called the RSPCA when she noticed the critter lurking in her kitchen. An¬†inspector was dispatched to rescue the reptile, a non-venomous African brown house […]

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Beluga Whale is spotted in the River Thames leaving Londoners stunned

A rare whale dubbed ‘Benny the beluga’ was spotted in the River Thames near London today, in what is believed to be the most southerly sighting ever recorded in Britain. Ecologist and ornithologist Dave Andrews could not hide his surprise as he tweeted videos of the mammal in the Thames off Coalhouse Fort in Tilbury, […]

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Great British Bake Off: Rahul stunned as he’s crowned star baker

He bowled over judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith on last week’s chocolate challenge which saw him being crowned Star Baker.¬† And Great British Bake-Off’s Rahul has triumphed once again as he rose to the challenge during bread week and proved his baking prowess, becoming Star Baker for the second week in a row on […]

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‘They’re heading for the all-inclusive’: Stunned tourists watch 50 migrants storm Spanish beach

Illegal migrants seeking to enter Europe use various long and perilous routes that are evolving as authorities attempt to stem the flow of new arrivals. Here is an overview of how people are reaching the continent. How do migrants reach Europe? Most arrive by crossing the Mediterranean, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees […]

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