Twenty stone thug crushed his victim’s ribs by SITTING on him during drunken row in pub gardenMichael Eldin was captured on CCTV assaulting 12 stone Daniel WatsonThe pair had been drinking at The Plough Inn, East YorkshireMr Watson also suffered a broken collarbone in the attackEldin was handed a four month suspended sentence at Hull Crown Court By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 11:32 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:38 GMT, 6 February 2013 Sentenced: Michael Eldin pictured arriving at Hull Crown Court where he was handed a suspended sentence for breaking Daniel Watson's ribs and colllarbone in an argument A 20 stone man who crushed a drinker's ribs and broke his collarbone by sitting on him during a row in a pub garden has been spared jail.
50 Sheds of Grey spoof leaves original in the shade: Book outsells original in past two weeksPastiche that skewers Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon outsells original over last fortnight The book follows a man torn between his wife's sexual adventurism and spending time in his beloved shed PUBLISHED: 23:32 GMT, 23 December 2012 | UPDATED: 23:33 GMT, 23 December 2012 An erotic book based around a garden shed does not sound like an instant bestseller. But when it is a clever parody of this year’s most talked about racy novel, it is a recipe for success.
Life in miniature: The incredible 'dancing' microscopic creatures one photographer found in his garden pondVideo of bugs in an Australian man's garden pond is the winner of this year's Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging CompetitionIt shows colonies of tiny freshwater rotifers, with spot-like red eyes and internal organs captured by a special techniqueWinner and ten runners up of the competition were announced in San Francisco and will now go on museum tour of the U.S. | UPDATED: 17:42 GMT, 18 December 2012 This incredible close-up video shows how life operates on the microscopic level. Ralph Grimm, a teacher from Jimboomba, Australia, captured the fascinating 58-second film showing the super-fast movements of tiny freshwater rotifers, whose hairlike cilia beat constantly to sweep food into their mouths.
From Bethlehem to the Garden of Gethsemane, the biblical locations photographed in 1862 to prove to the English they really did exist | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 17 December 2012 A photograph taken during a royal visit to Bethlehem to prove the biblical city's existence will be going on display among photographs and diary extracts from a royal tour 150 years ago. Queen Victoria's eldest son King Edward VII, then Prince of Wales, was sent on an educational trip to the Middle East in 1862, accompanied by Francis Bedford – the first photographer on a royal tour
Ladybird is the star of dewy photo shoot: Amateur snapper captures close-ups of bugs in his back garden | UPDATED: 08:32 GMT, 17 December 2012 A dew-covered ladybird on an sunrise stroll, a curious grasshopper and a nifty spider were all captured mid-morning routine in one photographer's back garden. A group of ladybirds braved the early hour to explore flowers and shoots in Cadiz, southern Spain. Not to be outdone for the spotlight was a jumping spider, spotted striding across a garden with a drop of water balancing on its head.
Property developer is fined after he crashed 100,000 supercar through family's shed, hedge and fence | UPDATED: 22:08 GMT, 10 December 2012 Property developer James O'Brien, 37, was hauled into court and fined after smashing his 100,000 supercar through a hedge and into a family's garden, leaving a trail of destruction in his wake. He ploughed his black Audi R8 sports car — with the number plate R8 OFF, pronounced 'write off' — through a hedge and into the garden, demolishing a shed, bench and a fence before stopping on the back lawn. The sports car shifted the garden hedge by about 15 metres, left tyre marks in the grass and scattered children's toys, including trikes and plastic skittles
Remarkable story of little girl whose TONGUE wouldn't stop growing – but now she can smile thanks to surgeryOlivia, now two, was born with syndrome that caused accelerated growth of her tongue. Doctors first noticed something amiss during a 4D scan The condition left her unable to eat or talk and she needed a tracheotomy to help her breathe It is now under control after three rounds of surgery and her parents say she is always smiling and is catching up with her peers | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 10 December 2012 A toddler born with a condition that meant her tongue wouldn't stop growing can now smile for the first time, thanks to surgery. Baby Olivia Gillies nearly suffocated because her tongue suffered 'accelerated growth' – caused by Beckwiths Wiedemann Syndrome
One way to spend the commute! Impromptu Underground concert wins over fellow travellers and becomes a hit on YouTube | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 9 December 2012 Commuters in a packed train carriage watched in amazement as a fellow traveller gave an epic musical performance on an electronic keyboard. The pianist drew whoops and cheers from onlookers — and mobile phone footage of the incident has now become a huge hit on YouTube since being posted on the web on Saturday.
Mum who couldn't afford daughter's school fees makes 12million a year selling satchelsJulie Deane discovered her daughter was being bullied at school and vowed to send her to a private one down the road She came up with a list of 10 ideas to raise money – one was selling satchelsShe started The Cambridge Satchel Company with a budget of 600 Now the company employs 84 staff and has a factory in LeicestershireFans include Alexa Chung, Elle Fanning and Fearne Cotton | UPDATED: 00:18 GMT, 10 December 2012 When Julie Deane discovered her daughter was being bullied, she vowed to move her to the 12,000-a-year school down the road. But unable to afford the fees, the housewife sat down at her kitchen table and wrote a list of ten ways to raise money
Leader of 1m mobile robbery gang which targeted 50 luxury shops was given motorbike cake for his birthday Gang targeted boutique belonging to Anya Hindmarch, Chanel store in Bond St and Apple Store in Covent GardenThey armed themselves with sledgehammers and crowbars for some raidsPillion passengers would run into the store and seize valuable items before jumping back onto the bikes and speeding away at up to 100mph | UPDATED: 19:41 GMT, 3 December 2012 The leader of a 1million robbery gang was given a birthday cake depicting the scene of one of his ram raids. Steven Dedman, 20, commanded an army of motorcycle ram raiders who carried out a six-month crime spree targeting nearly 50 of London’s most exclusive stores. The gang smashed their way into luxury shops across London’s West End, including boutiques belonging to bag designer Anya Hindmarch and Spanish fashion house Loewe.