Couple with disabled boy slapped with 70 parking ticket as they carried him to their car outside their home Karl Wade and Rebecca Harbourne had been fitting special splints to son Devon, four, when warden appeared Temporary restrictions had been imposed outside their home Birmingham council refused two appeals because their case 'lacks merit' | UPDATED: 22:10 GMT, 26 December 2012 [captio Parents who parked outside their home as they carried their seriously disabled boy to their car were shocked to see they had been given a ticket. Karl Wade, 37, briefly left his Nissan Note people carrier in front of his house as he and his partner Rebecca Harbourne, 28, strapped splints to the legs of four-year-old Devon, who has cerebral palsy and cannot walk. When they emerged from the front door with their son minutes later, however, they found they had been issued with a 70 fine.
Smile ma'am: Queen and Prince Philip are snapped by construction workers at King's Cross as they set off for Christmas at Sandringham by train Builders snapped away with their camera phones as couple stepped out carQueen boarded train to King's Lynn station in Norfolk for Christmas Then a 30-minute journey took them to private estate SandringhamQueen spotted doing paperwork on the train and opening briefcaseDuke of Edinburgh had a book with him for the trip Queen's message will be shown in 3D and HD for first time this year | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 20 December 2012 The Queen and Prince Philip were greeted by excited workmen today as they arrived at King's Cross station to take a train to Sandringham for their annual Christmas stay. Their well-wishers – a group of construction workers – snapped away with their camera phones as the couple stepped out of their car. In keeping with tradition, the Royal couple then boarded a train to King's Lynn station in Norfolk on a 90-minute journey to the private estate where they will enjoy the festivities surrounded by family.
Go-wing somewhere Spitfire is half the plane it used to be as Imperial War Museum prepares Battle of Britain aircraft for transfer WWII plane set for IWM in Duxford, Cambs while London branch undergoes major revamp | UPDATED: 01:46 GMT, 13 December 2012 A spitfire stands forlorn as a wing is removed from its fuselage. But far from heading for the scrapheap, this Mk 1 plane, which flew in the Battle of Britain, is in safe hands.
As good as new: Three-bed house that was completely covered in ivy TREBLES in value after massive makeoverThe 'Ivy House' is on the market for 350,000 after makeoverThe Chelmsford property went up for sale for 120,000 last year | UPDATED: 00:57 GMT, 7 December 2012 After decades of embarrassing the neighbours, the scruffiest house in Britain has, well, turned over a new leaf. The previous owner went 20 years without trimming the ivy that covered the outside of the property – until eventually it started to invade the inside too. /12/06/article-2243921-1660478F000005DC-912_634x532.jpg” width=”634″ height=”532″ alt=”Engulfed: Ivy covered the entire front of the house, including the garden and the wall, and had become a 'tourist attraction' in the area” class=”blkBorder” /> Engulfed: Ivy covered the entire front of the house, including the garden and the wall, and had become a 'tourist attraction' in the area But fortunately for fed-up residents, the new owner was not so content to rest on his laurels.