Married couple desperate to start a family after trying for 13 years smuggle a baby into the UK from Sierra LeoneRaymonde Miessan, 39, pretended she had given birth overseasShe and husband Kacou named the baby Matys, or 'gift from god'They were jailed for 12 months and the boy is now in careMrs Miessan said she did it to save the child's life and give him a future By Inderdeep Bains PUBLISHED: 12:06 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:23 GMT, 5 February 2013 Faking it: Raymonde Miessan, 39, claimed she had given birth in her native country A childless couple smuggled an African baby into Britain and tried to pass him off as their own. When confronted by the authorities, they admitted the newborn was not theirs but claimed he had been rescued from a rubbish bin. Kacou Miessan, 44, and his wife Raymonde, 39, had unsuccessfully undergone IVF treatment after trying to conceive for more than 13 years
Who's that girl looking just like Anne It's Annie's girl! With her pixie crop and pale skin, Tali Lennox is spitting image of mother in her 80s prime | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 29 December 2012 With her blonde pixie crop, pale skin and heavily made-up eyes, it could be pop queen Annie Lennox in her Eighties prime. But the girl posing cheekily for a photoshoot with the iconic Campbell’s soup can is actually Annie’s teenage daughter, Tali.
The real-life sleeping beauty, 17, who has illness which makes her belt out songs while snoozing for 12 DAYS at a timeShannon Magee has rare neurological disorder called Kleine-Levin SyndromeSuffers bizarre episodes where she will sleepwalk naked and gorge sweetsHas slept through Christmases, skiing holidays and even her GCSE examsLikens illness, dubbed Sleeping Beauty syndrome, to 'being awake in coma' | UPDATED: 13:28 GMT, 27 December 2012 'Like being awake in a coma': Teenager Shannon Magee suffers from a rare disorder which makes her sleep for nearly a fortnight at a time A teenager has been dubbed a real-life 'Sleeping Beauty' after being struck down by a medical condition which makes her nod off for almost 12 days at a time.
Stamp of approval for Doctor's 50th: Royal Mail marks anniversary year with First Class celebration | UPDATED: 09:33 GMT, 26 December 2012 The 50th anniversary of Doctor Who will be marked by a special set of stamps next year. The Royal Mail said 11 stamps will be issued on March 26, featuring each of the actors who have played the role of the Time Lord, ranging from the first Doctor, William Hartnell, to the current one, Matt Smith.
Hardly the Batmobile is it: Nissan to give away car 'inspired' by hit Batman film Dark Knight RisesNissan to give away one-off Batman-themed Juke Competition held to celebrate DVD release of The Dark Knight RisesIt features bat-signal projectors fixed to the wing mirrors | UPDATED: 21:20 GMT, 16 December 2012 Holy cash-in Batman! A one-off Nissan Juke inspired by the Dark Knight Detective is being given away in a competition run by the the Japanese car giant.
X Factor suffers a final humiliation: 1.3million viewers desert climax of ITV talent showSaturday night's X factor show attracted just 9.3million viewers – the lowest for a final since 2005The low figure was despite appearances from Kylie Minogue and Rita Ora | UPDATED: 14:57 GMT, 10 December 2012 It was once the most watched show on television. But not even the final of The X Factor, with all its glitz and glamour, could stop its dismal decline
X Factor suffers a final humiliation: 1.3million viewers desert climax of ITV talent showSaturday night's X factor show attracted just 9.3million viewers – the lowest for a final since 2005The low figure was despite appearances from Kylie Minogue and Rita Ora | UPDATED: 01:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 It was once the most watched show on television.
Naturists accuse BBC of major 'cover-up' by putting clothes on the actors in Andrew Marr's History Of The World British Naturism says the BBC has 'admitted to falsification of history' The programme depicts past civilisations in costumes which BN says are inconsistent with historical evidenceThe BBC says they are taking into account the 'sensitivities of the widest possible audience' | UPDATED: 10:45 GMT, 28 November 2012 Naturists have accused the BBC of falsifying history by covering up actors in their portrayal of civilisations that would have been naked in Andrew Marr’s History of the World.