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Dog given away after damaging owner’s £80,000 luxury car

Forty two year-old Royston Grimstead of Somerset, the United Kingdom, was unhappy when he came home and saw his luxury £80,000 Aston Martin partly destroyed by his dog.

And he has given the ‘border Collie Spaniel cross’ away to a new owner who’s unaware of the dog’s recent prank.

The Aston Martin is, however, unused, and Grimstead fears that once the new owner of the dog knows of its past, he may return it.

England’s obesity map – Who parades the fattest citizens?

– Cumbria, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire and Staffordshire lead

Cumbria (68.3 per cent), Lincolnshire (68.2 per cent), North Yorkshire and Staffordshire (both 67.9 per cent) lead in England as the nation’s fattest counties, parading overweight and obese adults.

England is threatened by obesity, with 63.8 per cent of adults counted as overweight or obese.

Here are the fattest locations in England:

Local authorities  

1. Copeland in west Cumbria (75.9% are overweight or obese)

2. Doncaster in South Yorkshire (74.4%)

3. East Lindsey in Lincolnshire (73.8%)

4. Ryedale in North Yorkshire (73.7%)

5. Sedgemoor in Somerset (73.4%)

6. Gosport in Hampshire (72.9%)

7. Castle Point in south Essex (72.8%)

8. Bolsover in Derbyshire (72.5%)

9. County Durham (72.5%)

10. Milton Keynes (72.5%)

Counties

1. Cumbria (68.3%)

2. Lincolnshire (68.2%)

3. North Yorkshire (67.9%)

4. Staffordshire (67.9%)

5. Northamptonshire (67.5%)

6. Essex (67.3%)

7. Derbyshire (66.9%)

8. Nottinghamshire (66.4%)

9. Norfolk (65.7%)

10. Worcestershire (65.5%)

Regions

1. North-east (68%)

2. North-west (66%)

3. West Midlands (65.7%)

4. East Midlands (65.6%)

5. Yorkshire and the Humber (65.4%)

6. East of England (65.1%)

7. South-east (63.1%)

8. South-west (62.7%)

9. London (57.3%)

Man kicked out of the window of a double-decker bus

The world was outraged as they watched the video of a man kicked out from the window of a moving double-decker bus in North London, the United Kingdom.

The 43 year-old victim crashed through the window, falling 10 feet to the road –and he’s now paralysed from the waist down.

The new video of the December 2012 incident has led to outrage and shock…

Facebook suspends Neknomination page after second death

Northern Ireland Neknomination Facebook page has been suspended after two people died from filming their drinking binge!

The page was suspended at the weekend after 19 year-old Jonny Bryne died on Saturday.

Neknomination which originated in Australia is a drinking game where friends nominate each other, film a drinking binge while performing a stunt.  It has led to many deaths across the world.

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death from drug overdose leads to four arrests

Three men and a woman were arrested last night on suspicion of peddling drugs which led to the death of Oscar winning actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, on Sunday morning.

Police raided a New York, United States of America apartment and seized the suspects as well as some drugs.

Seymour, whose arm was stuck with a syringe when he was found in his bathroom littered with heroin, was an addict suffering from depression after his partner and mother of his three children left him.

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