Sorry, Dad, I'm spoiling Mum! Children spend twice as much on gifts on Mother's Day than they do for Father's Day By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:18 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:29 GMT, 6 March 2013 Perhaps it’s only fair, given all the things our mums do for us, but it turns out that we spend twice as much on Mother’s Day as on Father’s Day. Children pay an average of 27.37 on cards and gifts for their mums, according to research. But they are far less generous with their fathers, typically spending just 14.45.
A world first: British banker donates TWO vital organs – a lung and now and a kidney – to save life of his childhood sweetheartDavid Whaymand, 39, donates kidney 13 years after giving his wife a lungFirst known case of volunteer giving more than one organ | UPDATED: 22:15 GMT, 29 December 2012 Few gifts could be more precious than the one David Whaymand gave to his wife Carolyn this Christmas.
'I was doing a chicken dance!' Sunderland fan accused of monkey gesture protests his innocence | UPDATED: 13:02 GMT, 30 November 2012 The Sunderland fan accused of making a racist monkey gesture at West Brom's on-loan striker Romelu Lukaku has claimed he was ‘doing a chicken dance.’ Liam Jones, 21, was arrested after pictures appeared to show him directing the gesture at the Belgium striker after he scored at the Stadium of Light last Saturday. Mr Jones, of Hendon, Sunderland, insists that – although he can understand concerns about photo – he was actually doing an impression of a chicken, not a monkey. I'm innocent: Liam Jones, 21, from Sunderland, pictured here (grey sweater, flat cap, centre of frame) claims he was doing a chicken dance and was not directing racist monkey gesture at Romelu Lukaku (right) Controversial moment: Mr Jones (grey sweater, flat cap, centre of frame) makes a gesture at Lukaku after the Belgium striker scored last Saturday Northumbria Police received a complaint after a supporter in the North Stand was spotted carrying out the alleged abuse when Lukaku scored his team’s third goal in a 4-2 win for West Brom.
Idiot yob swearing at CCTV camera becomes laughing stock after accidentally walking into lamppost Hilarious moment captured on 24-second CCTV clip released by West Midlands Police | UPDATED: 16:49 GMT, 28 November 2012 A rude yob was left a little red-faced after making obscene hand gestures at a CCTV camera – and then walking straight into a lamppost. The teen, wearing a hoodie pulled down over his face, started signing the insults after he spotted a town CCTV camera tracking him. But while his focus is fixed on swearing at the camera, he fails to notice the lamp-post in his path, and walks straight into it.