Drug dealers' ebay selling ecstasy and HEROIN doubles its sales to 1MILLION a month… and the police are powerless to ban it The 'Silk Road' website is known as the eBay of the drugs worldIt allows people to find the best price for their drugs and also rate the sellers Drugs are sent inside packages and then innocently delivered by post The site has increased in popularity and now makes 1million a month Australian dealer became first 'Silk Road' dealer to be convicted in February will be officially published later this year. It shows that sales on the site doubled over a six-month period in 2012 reaching $1.7million sales – the equivalent of 1million – every single month
Is this the funniest advert of the year Shetland pony moon-walking to Fleetwood Mac becomes internet smash Dancing Shetland pony has racked up millions of YouTube hits Ad for mobile network 3 described as 'best thing ever' by fans By Kerry Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 02:29 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 03:55 GMT, 6 March 2013 With further cuts expected in the imminent budget as the government's austerity programme rolls on, Britain is a nation in need of something to bring a smile to its face. And it seems a Shetland pony moon-walking to the strains of a catchy '80s pop tune could be just the thing.
Bargain Hunt instead of BBC Breakfast as Beeb's flagship news programmes are hit by journalists' union walkoutStaff have gone on strike over compulsory redundancies at the CorporationToday on Radio 4 and BBC 1's Breakfast among many shows cancelledIndustrial action ends at midnight tonight By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 07:49 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 10:18 GMT, 18 February 2013 Repeats were used to plug huge gaps in BBC news programming today after journalists walked out for 24 hours over the threat of compulsory redundancies. The Corporation's flagship morning TV show, BBC One's Breakfast, was replaced by Bargain Hunt and Escape to the Country.
Clinging on for dear life: Moment terrified family were forced to take refuge in the water as Australian wildfire tore through their townTammy and Tim Holmes led their five grandchildren to safety as blaze destroyed their home in Dunalley, TasmaniaThey clung to each other and the jetty for more than two hours until they eventually found dinghy to flee fire zoneChildren's mother, who had left them with her parents while she attended a funeral, feared they had been killedCooler weather has brought temporary respite today after days of record temperatures in the south of countryBut 35,000 firefighters are now on standby in Queensland as searing heat is predicted to move north later today /s3665494.htm” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”> Australia's ABC network: 'We just waited by the phone and received a message at 3.30pm to say that mum and dad had evacuated, that they were surrounded by fire, and could we pray. 'So I braced myself to lose my children and my parents.' Bracing themselves: The children prepare to enter the water to take refuge under the jetty as the wildfire rips through their grandparents' home Thanked God: The children's mother, Bonnie Walker, was unaware of the impending danger when she drove off to attend a funeral and feared her family had been killed when she heard of the devastation Divine intervention: A building burns near the jetty
U.S. environmental leader dies at age 39 in a swimming accident in MexicoRebecca Tarbotton, head of the Rainforest Action Network, was caught in a wave while swimming in Puerto VallartaCause of death was ruled asphyxiationShe is survived by husband Mateo Williford, her mother and two brothers She was vacationing with her husband and friends when she was killed | UPDATED: 15:10 GMT, 29 December 2012 The executive director of San Francisco-based environmental group Rainforest Action Network has died in a swimming accident at a beach near Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Puerto Vallarta, police said Friday
Ofcom reveals superfast 4G phone network bidders in largest ever sale of mobile airwaves 4G auction is biggest ever sale of mobile airwaves in BritainFirms will be able to launch early next year following January auction | UPDATED: 12:38 GMT, 20 December 2012 Vodafone and BT will be among seven bidders competing in next year's 4G auction in what marks the largest ever sale of mobile airwaves in the UK, it has been announced. The firms are vying for a slice of airwaves to launch superfast 4G networks up to seven times faster than current 3G versions. Ofcom said the auction, which kicks off in January, will herald 'better, faster and more reliable mobile broadband connections' for consumers across the UK.
Romanian gang who caused travel chaos after stealing FOUR MILES of railway cable worth 500,000 are jailed for 23 years The men, aged between 19 and 36, plundered rural railway tracks Then they sold the metal for scrap replaced it with cheap shop bought wire | UPDATED: 18:40 GMT, 19 December 2012 Eight Romanian men who stole cable from remote rural railway lines and replaced it with cheap shop bought wire are today beginning combined prison sentences of 23 years. The men, aged between 19 and 36, plundered rural stretches of the railway line between Evesham, Worcestershire, and Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, causing chaos for commuters.
Back to the old skool: CITV to air two days of classic shows such as Count Duckula and Rainbow to mark its 30th anniversaryChannel will screen over eight hours of past favourites on January 5 and 6Others include Art Attack, Press Gang, The Raggy Dolls and Children's Ward | UPDATED: 19:25 GMT, 18 December 2012 ITV bosses are to turn back the clock to celebrate 'old skool' children's shows by screening two full days of classic programmes next month. Popular shows of yesteryear such as Count Duckula, Press Gang, Art Attack and The Tomorrow People are to be brought back to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Children's ITV. Digital channel CITV will devote its schedules on January 5 and 6 to screen eight-and-a-half hours each day of past favourites.
University students to face fingerprint scanners to prove they are attending lectures – and they're not illegal immigrants Biometric scanners to be introduced in line with the UK Border Agency measuresScanners would recognise students' fingerprints and collect data on which sessions they have attended Border Agency measures to ensure international students don't use student visas as a way to sneak into the countryUnion referendum shows 1,200 students voted against the scheme | UPDATED: 19:07 GMT, 14 December 2012 Student representatives claim that fingerprint records will infringe privacy rights University students may have to scan their fingerprints in future to prove they are going to their lectures. Newcastle University plans to introduce biometric scanners to bring the institution in line with the UK Border Agency (UKBA) and clamp down on illegal immigrants
Ken Barlow's son handed top job with mystic leader: Actor moves to New York to take role with controversial sect | UPDATED: 22:34 GMT, 11 December 2012 They'd certainly have some down to earth comments about it on Coronation Street.