Shoreham pilot: ‘Aviation fuel runs through his veins’

March 24, 2019

When the 1950 s Hawker Hunter struck queuing traffic on 22 August 2015, it became the most severe breath reveal accident in Britain since 31 people lost their lives at Farnborough in 1952. For Mr Hill, who miraculously escaped with his life after being thrown from the cockpit, it was a nighttime chapter in a decades-long love affair with flying. “He has aviation fuel leading through his veins, ” said…


Bluebird: ‘Lock it away and interest will wane’

March 2, 2019

On 4 January 1967, Campbell had propelled the machine to its required limits in an attempt to smash-up through the 300 mph( 480 km/ h) barrier. Unable to seized it back under control, his hydroplane violently lifted from the lake’s surface before smashing down with ferocious, frightening force. Its pilot, perhaps the last from an era of great British adventurers, paid the ultimate price. Those final, foreboding times, captured in…


From King Arthur to Brexit Britain

February 19, 2019

Sir Patrick – the Shakespearean titan of the British stage in the 60 s, 70 s and 80 s – discovered world renown as Jean-Luc Picard in Star-Trek: The Next Generation, before going on to play Professor X in the X-Men franchise. Image copyright Fox Image caption The action revolves around Louis, Angus Imrie and Dean Chaumoo “He practically died on that movie – there was a huge scaling tower…


Tesco to trial refillable container scheme

February 18, 2019

Media playback is unsupported on your machine Media captionThe scheme will handle products such as toiletries and breakfast cereals to begin with Toothpaste tablets instead of tubes, ice cream in aluminium bathtubs and figure lotion in glass bottles could be what we’re all buying in future if a new environmental scheme succeeds. Tesco and French supermarket Carrefour will experiment a new, world online patronize service based on refillable rather than…


Dark Hedges tree falls in high winds

February 17, 2019

Image copyright Northern Ireland Tourist Board Image caption The intertwined beech branches and gnarled trunks make the Dark Hedges an iconic sight The trees were originally planted by the Stuart family along the entrance to their Gracehill House mansion. Related Topics Environment Game of Thrones Severe weather Conservation Armoy Read more:


Brothers of football stars robbed at cafe

January 29, 2019

The robbers fled in two cars, a white Range Rover belonging to one of the victims and a white BMW 3 Series. Police said they later found the Range Rover on Bowland Drive in Fallowfield. Four men, aged 18, 19, 23 and 58, and two 17-year-olds, have been arrested on suspicion of robbery. Two guns have been seized by detectives as part of their investigation. Victims ‘shaken’ Officers said the…


The big things to look out for in 2019

January 6, 2019

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rihanna’s last album was released in 2016 Victoria might not be there but expect Girl Power to take over again as the Spice Girls go back on tour for the first time in more than a decade. The tickets sold out straight away and fans are really excited. She’s confirmed she’s been in the studio, so expect new music from Rihanna in 2019. There…


Tea drinkers stewing over split bags

January 3, 2019

“Every tea bag “were having” employed has divided. Dodgy box I suppose or is it brand-new paper? Things may never be the same again !!!! “ Skip Twitter post by @DFletcherSport Shocking progress this morning in the Fletcher household – the normally reliable& excellent @YorkshireTea( Gold) is shambolic.Every tea bag we have employed has divided. Dodgy box I reckon or is it brand-new article? Things may never be the same…


Lizo’s TV lookahead 2019

January 2, 2019

Game of Thrones series 8 (Sky Atlantic) Skip Instagram post by mrmartincompston View this post on Instagram Report End of Instagram post by mrmartincompston Image Copyright mrmartincompston mrmartincompston Novelist Philip Pullman’s fantasy, set in the world we know and many other parallel universes, has already had the big screen treatment with the first book filmed as The Golden Compass. This TV adaptation, set out over a far longer timeframe, promises…