Jilted lover jailed for nine years for trying to kill his ex-girlfriend by stabbing her repeatedly in the neck with a screwdriver George Simpson, 58, threatened to kill Carol Bailey outside primary schoolWas found crying over her body as he admitted to police what he had done | UPDATED: 13:35 GMT, 17 December 2012 A jilted boyfriend who stabbed his ex-girlfriend in the neck with a screwdriver outside her daughter's primary school has been jailed for nine years. Crazed George Simpson, 58, ambushed Carol Bailey, 50, before wrestling her to the ground and attacking her with the tool. During the frenzied attack, which left the mother-of-six just minutes from death, he stabbed her nine times in the neck and screamed 'I'm going to kill you, b***h.' Crazed attack: George Simpson, pictured left, stabbed Carol Bailey, right, in the neck with a screwdriver Witnesses saw Simpson pacing up and down a road in Bentilee, Stoke-on-Trent, just minutes before he struck at 11am on May 21 this year.
Post Office in tiny Welsh village of BETHLEHEM besieged by customers wanting a Christmas postmarkThousands flock to village with the famous name of BethlehemThe coveted handstamp attracts visitors from across the world, including America and AustraliaAround 30,000 letters to pass through the post office this year | UPDATED: 17:25 GMT, 16 December 2012 A Post Office in the tiny Welsh village of BETHLEHEM has been swamped with customers who want to have their Christmas cards stamped with its unique postmark.
Away In a what exactly Television historian Mary Beard questions 'weird' lyrics in classic Christmas carol In Britain, the words 'manger' and 'crib' can mean the same thing; a trough from which an animal can eat | UPDATED: 08:58 GMT, 14 December 2012 The lyrics are familiar from a thousand nativity plays and Christmas carol services. But what do the words to Away In a Manger mean exactly That is the question pondered by television historian Mary Beard after she attended this year's annual carol service at King's College, Cambridge