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Birmingham Prison inmate reveals just how bad things are in troubled jail

Birmingham Prison inmate reveals just how bad things are in troubled jail

An inmate at troubled Birmingham Prison has spoken of his relief that the Government has stepped in to take control of the beleaguered jail from private security firm, G4S. He has been an inmate at the prison on 10 different occasions over the last 20 years and witnessed first-hand its spiral out of control. The worst incident at the prison […]

Women don’t want to become firefighters ‘because of sexual portrayal of firemen’

Women don’t want to become firefighters ‘because of sexual portrayal of firemen’

An outdated stereotype that firefighters are muscle-bound men who run into burning buildings to save damsels in distress is putting women off joining the service, London Fire Brigade (LFB) said. Dany Cotton, London fire commissioner, called out the most recent series of ITV2’s dating show Love Island for portraying the ‘offensive cliche’ in its ‘fireman challenge’. The activity saw male contestants strip […]

Woman had sex with boy then accused him of raping her twice

Woman had sex with boy then accused him of raping her twice

A woman who got ‘disgracefully drunk’ has been jailed after she had sex with a teenage boy then accused him of raping her. Mandy Stubbs, 36, kissed the boy on his neck and cheek despite his requests for her to stop what she was doing. However, she then ‘flopped on top’ of him, undid his trousers and started performing a […]

Woman’s itch she couldn’t scratch turned out to be cancer

Woman’s itch she couldn’t scratch turned out to be cancer

A woman who scratched her skin raw to get rid of an itch that she could never relieve was finally told by doctors that it was a symptom of rare blood cancer. Jane Baldwin has undergone four rounds of chemotherapy since being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2016, but the disease has not yet been beaten. Doctors told the 35-year-old […]

Dad writes horrible CV for his ‘typical 16-year-old daughter’ ahead of GCSEs

Dad writes horrible CV for his ‘typical 16-year-old daughter’ ahead of GCSEs

A dad has written a horrible CV for his ‘typical 16-year-old daughter’ ahead of Thursday’s GCSE results day. While CVs are meant to portray the person in the best possible light, Lauren Moore’s dad has only listed bad qualities, with an overall conclusion that his 16-year-old daughter ‘doesn’t give a fuck’. Lauren, from Redcar, Middlesbrough, shared the brutal CV on […]