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Student sells business he started at university for £623,000,000

Student sells business he started at university for £623,000,000

A PhD student is to become one of Britain’s richest men after the company he co-founded at Bristol University was sold for £623,000,000. Ziylo – created by professor Anthony Davis, his PhD student Harry Destecroix and businessman Tom Smart – has been purchased by global healthcare company Novo Nordisk. The deal, which is one of the biggest in the University […]

Neo-nazi who set fire to school and wrote ‘Hitler was right’ is jailed

Neo-nazi who set fire to school and wrote ‘Hitler was right’ is jailed

A Neo-nazi who set fire to a school and vandalised buildings with swastika graffiti has been jailed for six years. Austin Ross, 23, terrorised his hometown of Newport, South Wales, Newport Crown Court heard he targeted The Masonic lodge, on Lower Dock Street, with in an arson attack that destroyed a secondary school classroom inside. Ross was captured on CCTV […]

Tourist sent gross messages asking girl for sex while on holiday in the UK

Tourist sent gross messages asking girl for sex while on holiday in the UK

A tourist caught sending a string of filthy texts to underage girls before asking a 13-year-old for sex has avoided jail. American Joshua Lopez believed he was having the sexually explicit chats with two underage girls on social media sites. But in reality the 20-year-old – who described himself as a ‘committed Christian’ – was being duped by ‘paedophile hunters’ […]

Comic book shop owner is angry store is used like a babysitting service

Comic book shop owner is angry store is used like a babysitting service

An angry comic book shop owner has gone on holiday after claiming his business was being used as a ‘child-minding service’. Matt West, 41, was annoyed after parents kept leaving their children at the Miwk store in Reigate, Surrey. Dan Crook, 46, who runs a hair salon next door, agreed some people had taken advantage of Mr West’s kindness. He […]

Thieves steal nearly £2,500 worth of nappies and sanitary products from food bank

Thieves steal nearly £2,500 worth of nappies and sanitary products from food bank

Thousands of pounds worth of donated nappies and sanitary products meant for vulnerable women and families were stolen from a food bank in Salford. Callous thieves broke into Salford’s food bank supplies, being stored on Mocha Parade, between Tuesday, August 14 and Friday, August 17, police said. They then took nearly £2,500 worth of critical items which were due to be distributed […]