'We have simply picked up where we left off!' Teenage sweethearts finally marry 60 YEARS after disapproving parents forced them apartEileen and Warner Billington met aged 16 and 17The pair wanted to marry in 1950 but her father refusedBoth married other people but were widowed at the same timeThey finally married aged 78 and 79 in Truro this year PUBLISHED: 11:59 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 1 April 2013 In the sitting room of Eileen and Warner Billington’s home, the black and white photograph on the right takes pride of place. It shows the couple as teenage sweethearts, cuddled up in a photobooth during a charabanc outing to the seaside at Rhyl, North Wales, in 1950
Pictured 16 years on: The brave girl who won Diana's heart after losing leg in an Angolan landmine blast Iconic image of victim Sandra Tigica recreated with eight-year old daughterShe is now married mother-of three and works for local government'Our country is much safer thanks to Princess Diana' she said By David Wilkes PUBLISHED: 01:30 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:54 GMT, 5 January 2013 She was 13 and about to receive a prosthetic leg when Princess Diana visited her. Poignant images of Sandra Tigica’s 1997 meeting with the Princess of Wales were beamed around the globe, highlighting the appalling problems in Angola, which had the world’s highest rate of death and disability caused by landmines. Sandra’s left leg had been blown off by a landmine three years earlier as she fled from fighting in her country’s civil war
Goodbye 2012! Enjoy the New Year in these spectacular pictures as countries across the globe celebrate the arrival of 2013Central Pacific Ocean island of Kiritimati (Christmas Island) first to usher in the New YearSydney saw 2013 at 1pm GMT, with some 1.5 million people attending the city's eventsThe increasingly democratic Myanmar – also known as Burma – celebrated with its first ever public countdownMoscow's Red Square was filled with spectators as fireworks exploded near the Kremlin to welcome the new yearMulticolored fireworks danced up and down the world's tallest building – the Burj Khalifa – in Dubai The festive mood in New Delhi has been marred by the death of a young rape victim on Saturday More than 1 million people will pack into New York's streets for the traditional crystal ball drop in Times SquareAmerican Samoa will be the last place on Earth to herald in the New Year on Tuesday at 11am GMT | UPDATED: 04:36 GMT, 1 January 2013 Major celebrations to welcome the new year have taken place in some of the world's most iconic locations throughout today. Lavish and expensive fireworks lit up skylines in Sydney, Hong Kong and Shanghai and even the once-isolated country of Myanmar – also known as Burma – joined the countdown party for the first time in decades.
Is this the oldest Christmas tree in Britain 102-year-old pensioner has decorated same artificial spruce every December for 80 yearsGreat-grandmother Eliza Woolhouse bought the two-foot tree in 1932 | UPDATED: 17:17 GMT, 23 December 2012 A 102-year-old pensioner has revealed she has had the same Christmas tree for more than 80 years.
Teenage burglar hid in wardrobe for 13 HOURS as police hunted for clues – then fled with camera and laptop as owner slept Aaron Bradford, 18, hid in the house from 3pm until 4am as police searched He fled with a camera, laptop and cash after the owner went to bed Teenager then used two bank cards from the house to withdraw cashPreviously involved in armed robbery in which a girl was used as 'bait' Sentenced to five years in a young offenders' institution after 'full admission' | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 26 November 2012 Brazen: Aaron Bradford was disturbed by the owner just before 3pm and then hid in the house until 4am, when he sneaked out with a laptop, camera and cash A burglar who was disturbed during a break-in when his victim returned home hid in a wardrobe for 13 hours before continuing his robbery. Aaron Bradford, 18, dived into the cupboard in a house in Yelverton, Devon, when the owner came back at 2.40pm and discovered that it had been ransacked. After the police were called, officers arrived at the house while Bradford kept quiet in his hiding place.