Musician, 49, drowned after he became trapped in a drain as he tried to retrieve his car keys on New Years Day Andy Banks, 49, became trapped in a drain while attempting to fetch his keys Fire fighters spent 40 minutes trying to rescue Mr Banks before he was pronounced deadMr Banks had spent the hours drinking with friends in a nearby bar By Conor Sheils PUBLISHED: 15:30 GMT, 11 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 11 April 2013 An inquest recorded a verdict of accidental death after Andy Banks died when he became trapped in a drain on New Years Day A musician drowned after he became trapped in a drain while trying to retrieve his car keys, an inquest has heard.
Inside the seafront sweetshop where filthy saucepans were left on cooker caked with food and rubbish piled highPictures show filthy conditions in the kitchen of sweet shop Love to Fudge Owner Lucy Gillian Kappes pleaded to three hygiene offencesShe was fined 1,050 at Scarborough Magistrates CourtThe seafront shop remains open for business By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 14:03 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 7 February 2013 A seaside sweetshop owner has been fined after her premises were found covered in old food that had cemented itself onto cookers and work surfaces – but the shop remains open for business. Health inspectors found that the food preparation area in the Love to Fudge shop in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, breached several food hygiene laws. Pictures taken when the shop was visited show saucepans on top of a cooker that has food burned onto it and what is believed to be fudge or caramel pouring over the side of work surfaces.
Hope fades for sailor after his boat capsized in harbour sparking huge sea search Major rescue operation launched in Poole Harbour, Dorset this morningTwo men found clinging to capsized boat and taken to hospital'Intensive search' for missing third man called off this afternoon | UPDATED: 16:46 GMT, 23 December 2012 Fears have grown for a man missing since his boat capsized today after an 'intensive' search operation was called off. The alarm was raised shortly before 11am when two people were found clinging to the upturned boat in Poole Harbour, Dorset.
Peaceful and idyllic images of the frozen north reveal the beauty of nature's glaciers and ice deserts | UPDATED: 23:59 GMT, 23 December 2012 Surreal and transfixing pictures of icebergs, glaciers and cliffs reveal the different colors and hues of beautiful frozen wastelands of Greenland, Iceland, Scotland and the Faroe Islands.
The world's most expensive gifts: From the glass pool table to the 3,400 coffee beans, what the really rich will get this Christmas | UPDATED: 23:21 GMT, 20 December 2012 While most of us will be happy with a DVD, t-shirt or perhaps a nice new watch from our loved ones this year, the uber-rich will be expecting a little bit more as they unwrap their presents while sipping Kristal Champagne in front of the Queen's Speech. 'If in doubt, sprinkle it in diamonds' appears to be the rallying call of the upmarket manufacturers and boutiques catering to the whims of the international jet set this Christmas. From a 20,000 bejewelled USB stick (perfect for the billionaire tech genius in your life), to a solid gold pen that comes with an eye-watering 60,000 price tag, MailOnline takes a peek under the wrapping paper of the one per cent.
Driver who killed female pedestrian as she walked home from work was warned by a psychic he would go to prison Ashleigh Ryan, 26, told witness at scene: 'I'm the most unlucky person ever'Ryan said psychic told him he could see him wearing a prison uniform Tara Mackie was walking home from a nightshift at care home when she died | UPDATED: 19:17 GMT, 18 December 2012 A driver who killed a female pedestrian had been warned by a psychic he would be going to prison, a court heard today. Ashleigh Ryan, 26, is accused of mowing down care worker Tara Mackie, 25, as she walked home from work.
Inside the glacier-cave: Amazing underground chamber with giant ice slides that never melt 140 metre deep cave is beneath the Rocky MountainsCrystal clear ice makes explorers feel they are flying, while unique acoustics make it almost impossible to converse | UPDATED: 14:09 GMT, 10 December 2012 These are the stunning images which capture the breathtaking beauty of a new world discovered in an ice chasm beneath the Rocky Mountains. The cave, called Booming Ice Chasm, was named for it's incredible acoustics – as falling rocks crash and 'boom' when they tumble down the 140 metre deep cave. The crystal clear ice is several meters thick – and explorers say navigating across it makes them feel like they are flying.
A holiday that really is out of this world: Private firm to offer 950m trips to the MOON First lunar tourists could take off within a decadeCompany will buy existing rockets and capsules, and develop new spacesuits and a lunar lander Plans unveiled by team of former Nasa executives | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 7 December 2012 A team of former Nasa executives is launching a private venture to send people to the moon for a price that is definitely out of this world. For 950m, ($1.5 billion), the newly formed business is offering countries a two-person trip to the moon, either for research or national prestige. Nasa's last trip to the moon was 40 years ago.
The incredible images that reveal the full extent of the moon's battered past Nasa says images show lunar surface is 'far more broken up' than previously thoughtGravity maps were produced by twin Nasa spacecraft | UPDATED: 19:59 GMT, 5 December 2012 The moon took quite a beating in its early days, more than previously believed, scientists reported Wednesday. This surprising new view of the moon comes from detailed gravity mapping by twin NASA spacecraft, which slipped into orbit around the celestial body earlier this year to peer into the interior. Researchers have long known that the moon and rocky planets – including the Earth – suffered heavy bombardment from asteroids and comets during their formative years billions of years ago
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