BBC forced to apologise to One Direction prize winners after 'failed promise' to meet band turned into 'disappointment of a lifetime' Hannah Hastings and Louisa Marsden won a BBC radio competition Then spent 350 to travel to Belfast to meet One DirectionOn arrival were told there was a mistake and they wouldn't meet them The girls then found that their seats were a 'long way from the front PUBLISHED: 11:43 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:26 GMT, 21 March 2013 Two fans of One Direction experienced the 'disappointment of a lifetime' when they won a Radio 1 competition to meet the band but were told at the last minute that they wouldn't. The BBC was forced to apologise after friends Hannah Hastings, 20, and Louisa Marsden, 21, claim they were left disappointed by Radio 1.
Actor, 42, who appeared alongside Michael Caine is jailed after pretending to suffer from sexsomnia in 'feeble excuse' following rape of a teenage girl Simon Morris, 42, targeted the 15-year-old girl at a house partyHe sneaked into the room where she was asleep and raped her Told Cardiff Crown Court he had no memory of having sex with the girl He said he suffers from the medical condition sexsomnia But judge said Morris told 'an endless number of glib lies' during the trial Morris appeared in film alongside Michael Caine and had role in Hollyoaks /12/13/article-2247660-167F94F4000005DC-460_306x423.jpg” width=”306″ height=”423″ alt=”Actor Simon Morris, 42, pictured, pretended he suffered from sexsomnia after raping a 15-year-old girl at a house party ” class=”blkBorder” /> Actor Simon Morris, 42, pictured, pretended he suffered from sexsomnia after raping a 15-year-old girl at a house party An actor who pretended to suffer from sexsomnia after he raped a 15-year-old girl has been jailed for eight years today.
UK drug that boosts immune cell could halt childhood diabetesPioneering work could bring us a 'step closer to a world without diabetes' By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 03:33 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:33 GMT, 6 February 2013 Although Type 1 diabetes most commonly develops in childhood, it can strike at any time A drug that could stop children from developing diabetes is being tested by British scientists. In future, youngsters could be screened for vulnerability at school, then given the drug to keep them healthy. Even delaying the onset of childhood, or Type 1, diabetes could have huge benefits in terms of long-term health.
He shoots, he scores… 189 times! Boy, 15, achieves biggest-ever FIFA win to seal place in record books with gamer who's earned 83,000 playing Call of Duty Jacob Gaby, 15, of Hertfordshire, played as Barcelona v Fulham on FIFAWill Johnson, 21, of Arkansas, earned money at Call of Duty tournamentsBrett Martin, 31, of Colorado, has 8,030 pieces of video game merchandiseMark Slevinsky, 30, of Canada, created the world's smallest arcade machine ” class=”blkBorder” /> Target: Will Johnson, 21, of Arkansas, became the Highest Earning Call of Duty Player after making 83,000 from winning four titles on the Major League Gaming Pro Circuit between 2009 and 2012 Jacob, who broke the record for the Highest Margin of Victory against the Computer on FIFA, came up with the idea while playing with his brother – and is on the game for around seven hours per week. THE TEENAGE FIFA MASTERName: Jacob GabyAge: 15Lives: Bushey, HertfordshireWorld Record: Highest Margin of Victory against the Computer on FIFA Final result: Barcelona 189 – Fulham 0Game time: 40 minutes (FIFA 12) Average goals: Five per minutePractice time: Seven hours per weekAdvice to budding record-breakers: 'You might not be the best at a game, but you might be the best at a certain aspect' ‘I never went out to achieve a record,’ he said
Englishman woke from coma after massive stroke to find he could only speak WELSHAlun Morgan evacuated to Wales as child, but never picked up native tongueDiagnosed with aphasia, which causes shift in the brain's language centre | UPDATED: 01:40 GMT, 28 December 2012 An English man woke from a stroke to discover that the only language he could speak was Welsh. Alun Morgan, 81, was forced to re-learn his native tongue, despite the fact that he had never been able to speak fluent Welsh. Indeed, he wasn’t entirely confident with his newfound talent and used a Welsh dictionary to make sure he was speaking it correctly
Three daughters of mother killed during Cardiff hit-and-run rampage will open Christmas gifts 'from mum' Karina Menzies died in a 30 minute hit-and-run rampage in OctoberMatthew Tvrdon, 31, from Cardiff, charged with the murder within a dayGirls, aged 11, eight and two, will unwrap the last gifts left by motherSister says they are 'the last thing she will ever be able to give them' | UPDATED: 21:20 GMT, 24 December 2012 Three girls left motherless after a hit-and-run rampage that brought hysteria to a city's streets will open festive gifts labelled 'from mum,' tomorrow. Karina Menzies, 31, was killed during 30 minutes of terrifying carnage in the Ely and Leckwith areas of Cardiff, south Wales, in October.
Taxi driver who knocked down eight men by driving cab 'like a bowling ball' after row is jailed for 15 years Majid Rehman ploughed into six railmen and two innocent passers-by after a petty disputeThe 29-year-old sent 'bodies flying in all directions' during the attack in Wales | UPDATED: 15:37 GMT, 7 December 2012 Guilty: Majid Rehman was found guilty of mowing down eight men in his black cab, and has been jailed for 15 years A taxi driver has today been jailed for 15 years yesterday for mowing down eight men 'like a bowling ball' with his black cab. Majid Rehman, 29, deliberately used his car to run over the men walking on a pavement after a row at a railway station taxi rank. A court heard how furious Rehman deliberately ran a red light and drove 'at speed' towards six railworkers as they walked home from the station, just yards from the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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Topshop assistant, 24, horrified after 'harmless' scalp lump turns out to be one in 200m cancer Three doctors told Rhianna that the growing lump on her scalp was harmlessAfter it was removed, she was told it was a very rare form of bone cancer affecting just 25 to 30 people worldwideRhianna has been given 3,000 NHS funding to freeze nine of her eggs as her treatment could cause infertility | UPDATED: 16:43 GMT, 28 November 2012 A young woman saw a mystery tiny spot on her head grow to the size of a golf ball – and discovered it was a rare cancer with only 30 cases in the world. Rhianna Thomas, 24, was told by three different doctors it was just a harmless lump on her scalp