The Merchant Seamans War Memorial Society

Some lost at sea memorials are touched by genius. The images they convey are timeless and universal – like all great art. The designer and sculptor of this unforgettable memorial in Wales is Brian Fell.
10 Sep 2015 09:14:00

Thousands of people were watching the Shoreham Air Show when it turned to horror as a Hawker Hunter plane crashed into a busy bypass, hitting at least four cars – including a wedding limousine.

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25 Aug 2015 10:07:00
Banksy's Dismaland In England

Dismaland is a temporary art project organized by street artist Banksy, constructed in the seaside resort town of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, England.The secretive pop-up exhibition at the Tropicana, a disused lido, is "a sinister twist on Disneyland" that opened during the weekend of 21 August 2015. Banksy has described it as a "family theme park unsuitable for children".
24 Aug 2015 15:58:00
Chicken Stops Play

A chicken has invaded the pitch at Blackburn Rovers during a Championship football match against Burnley.
11 Sep 2014 17:52:00
Gravedigger Loses Job After Saluting In Burial Plot

A gravedigger has lost his job of 40 years after a photograph of him standing half-naked in a burial plot was deemed offensive and provoked outcry among local newspaper readers.
28 Aug 2014 11:55:00
Little Girl Without A Nose

Tessa Evans was born without nose, a very rare facial anomaly called 'arhinia'. The little girl, who is now 18-months-old, has helped in spreading awareness about her condition across the globe.
18 Jul 2014 11:03:00

Bet: Oshane Grant, 42, of Easton, Bristol, was expecting to pocket £9,250 if France, Serbia and Argentina's football teams all scored at least three goals in their World Cup 2014 qualifiers (dailymail).
08 May 2014 18:40:00
Painting By Kieron Williamson

Kieron Williamson (born 4 August 2002) is a watercolour artist from Holt, Norfolk in England. His paintings and ability by the age of six have caused considerable interest in the UK media and are notable for his advanced use of perspective and shading. He has been described as a prodigy, and at his second exhibition in 2009, his paintings sold out in 14 minutes, raising a total of £18,200 for 16 paintings. A subsequent exhibition in Holt in July 2010 saw his paintings all sold within 30 minutes, at a total value of £150,000
19 Feb 2014 14:48:00