Creator of Thunderbirds Gerry Anderson dies aged 83 after long Alzheimer"s battle

'Inspirational' creator of Thunderbirds Gerry Anderson dies aged 83 after long Alzheimer's battle Father of four created classic sci-fi series but had been battling dementia One of Britain's leading creative brains over six-decade production career Family is 'touched by the outpouring of gratitude for what dad did for TV' | UPDATED: 00:48 GMT, 27 December 2012 Gerry Anderson, the creator of classic TV series Thunderbirds and Stingray, has died aged 83. The father of four, of Nuffield, Oxfordshire, who also created the Captain Scarlet and Joe 90 shows – had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for almost three years and died peacefully in his sleep

Theatre bosses branded "scrooges" after banning children under the age of three from Christmas pantomime for being "too noisy"

Theatre bosses branded 'scrooges' after banning children under the age of three from Christmas pantomime for being 'too noisy'The Hawthorne Theatre has banned under threes from its pantomineBosses at the Welwyn Garden City venue say the ban is 'house policy' Mother-of-five Mel Hackworth told she can sit in the foyer with her son | UPDATED: 20:33 GMT, 19 December 2012 Excluded: Under-threes have been banned from Jack and the Beanstalk at The Hawthorn Theatre, Hertfordshire 'Scrooge'-like theatre bosses have banned toddlers from attending a pantomine – because they are too noisy. Parents slammed killjoys at The Hawthorne Theatre in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, after it banned children under the age of three from its Jack and the Beanstalk show

Ukrainian actress Anastasia Grishay "persecuted for starring in porn" fighting for asylum in the EU

Ukrainian actress becomes first porn star to fight for EU asylum after claiming she has been persecuted for starring in adult films Anastasia Grishay claims she was persecuted in Ukraine over porn rolesMother of three is requesting asylum in the Czech RepublicActress now planning to appeal to European courts after Czech authorities rejected her asylum application | UPDATED: 20:13 GMT, 3 December 2012 A Ukrainian porn-star is hoping to become the first in her profession to be granted asylum in the European Union because of her job. Anastasia Grishay, who is known by her screen name Wiska, claims that she is being persecuted in her home country because of her work on porn films

Terrifying TV prank sees participants stuck in a lift with no power… and then a ghost girl appears

Is this the most terrifying prank ever TV films oblivious participants stuck in lift with no power… and their horrified reaction as 'ghost girl' appears from nowhere | UPDATED: 07:43 GMT, 28 November 2012 Being stuck in a lift without power or light is an unsettling experience for most people. But throw in a little ghost girl who seemingly suddenly appears from nowhere and it becomes terrifying.