Drunken 'joker' left dangling over road for 90 minutes after bet with friends went wrongLee Bassett clambered over bridge above passing cars for 'bit of a dare'He lowered himself down before asking a fellow drinker to pull him upBut his friend was too weak to haul 29-year-old back onto the bridgeAll three emergency services called out to rescue him at cost of 5,000 By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 03:21 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:47 GMT, 13 February 2013 A drunk prankster who dangled from a footbridge in a harness bringing traffic to a standstill had to be rescued at a cost to the taxpayer of nearly 5,000, a court heard. Lee Bassett, 29, clambered over the edge of the bridge above passing cars 'after a few jars' for 'a bit of a dare'
Twenty stone thug crushed his victim’s ribs by SITTING on him during drunken row in pub gardenMichael Eldin was captured on CCTV assaulting 12 stone Daniel WatsonThe pair had been drinking at The Plough Inn, East YorkshireMr Watson also suffered a broken collarbone in the attackEldin was handed a four month suspended sentence at Hull Crown Court By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 11:32 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:38 GMT, 6 February 2013 Sentenced: Michael Eldin pictured arriving at Hull Crown Court where he was handed a suspended sentence for breaking Daniel Watson's ribs and colllarbone in an argument A 20 stone man who crushed a drinker's ribs and broke his collarbone by sitting on him during a row in a pub garden has been spared jail.
#Fail! Shameless Sally Bercow humilates Speaker husband again with Tweets about champagne-fuelled wedding anniversary that went flat when he fell asleep at crucial moment | UPDATED: 08:23 GMT, 10 December 2012 Speaker John Bercow and wife Sally celebrated their tenth wedding anniversary on Friday night like any other happy couple – with a champagne toast. But to judge from Mrs Bercow’s tweet at 2am on Saturday, the bubbles soon went flat. And the fizz turned to ‘zzzz’ for the usually energetic Speaker
Can you spot the danger drinker These brave volunteers kept diaries of a week's drinking so doctors could analyse the health risks. The results were startling | UPDATED: 08:08 GMT, 4 December 2012 Many people believe that because they never get drunk they aren't doing their liver any harm We are among the biggest drinkers in Europe and the Government has announced plans for a minimum price for a unit of alcohol to tackle this
Caught on camera: Drink-driver smashes into pub at 60mph and buries unsuspecting landlord inside under rubble Leigh Brennan, 45, had already injured two others driving drunk down narrow streets in Brixham, DevonHe was jailed for 12 months and banned from road for two yearsLandlord Kevin O'Neil suffered crushed pelvis, broken ribs and spinal injuries | UPDATED: 18:58 GMT, 30 November 2012 This is the horrifying moment a drunk driver ploughed into a pub at 60mph just seconds after a group of customers had been standing in the doorway. Problem drinker Leigh Brennan, 45, had already injured two others after crashing into a Mini before speeding off from the scene and in his Volvo estate car. He lost control again and smashed into the Three Elms in Brixham, Devon, leaving the landlord Kevin O'Neill seriously injured under a pile of rubble.