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Autistic boy with vacuum obsession has Henry hoover collection stolen1m39s

Autistic boy with vacuum obsession has Henry hoover collection stolen

An autistic boy with an obsession for vacuum cleaners is heartbroken after thieves stole his prized Henry hoover from his front garden. Toby Weight, aged four, displays his collection of 12 vacuums in his garden as an alternative to traditional gnomes. But he is gutted after thieves stole his Henry while he was out.

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Published: June 15, 2018
Dashcam footage shows angry driver shunt fellow motorist - causing high-speed crash48s

Dashcam footage shows angry driver shunt fellow motorist - causing high-speed crash

This shocking dashcam footage shows the moment an angry driver shunts a fellow motorist - causing a high-speed crash. A silver Ford Fiesta pursues the driver of a red car following an argument at a set of traffic lights. He repeatedly rams the red car’s rear bumper on a busy dual carriageway - and the lead vehicle spins round before crashing into a barrier.

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Published: June 15, 2018
Disabled man whose friends carried him on their backs all over Europe2m15s

Disabled man whose friends carried him on their backs all over Europe

A disabled man whose friends carried him on their backs throughout Europe are to tackle a new adventure and backpack him through CHINA. Wheelchair-user Kevan Chandler, 32, was born with spinal muscular atrophy, a condition that impacts the area of the nervous system that controls muscle movement. Kevan, a public speaker, always wanted to visit Europe but his worries about wheelchair accessibility put his trip on hold.

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Published: June 15, 2018
Little goat whose legs were chewed off runs for the first time1m09s

Little goat whose legs were chewed off runs for the first time

This is the heartwarming moment a tiny goat whose legs were CHEWED OFF by an angry dog ran for the first time thanks to new prosthetic legs. Miracle, a nine-month-old pygmy goat, lost her front legs below the knee when her farmer owner's pet Great Pyrenees chewed them off as they stuck out of her mother during birth. Sarah Austin, 41, a veterinary assistant, was called to the gruesome scene by the distressed farmer to help deliver the mutilated kid, who was stuck in her mother’s birth canal. Sarah, of St Johnsville, New York, said the sight of Miracle’s chewed off legs was nauseating but she persevered and managed to deliver the kid naturally on September 1.

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Published: June 15, 2018
Mum horrified after finding sharp object inside Asda nappy56s

Mum horrified after finding sharp object inside Asda nappy

A mum was horrified after finding a sharp object hiding inside an Asda nappy. Laura Ashton, 22, was getting ready for the school-run with daughters Millie, five, and Gracie-May, one, when she made the shocking discovery. Noticing her toddler needed changing, the mum-of-two rushed into the living room and picked up the next nappy out of the £4.98 Asda Little Angels 72-pack.

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Published: June 15, 2018
Woman who suffers from DID explains how it affects her2m00s

Woman who suffers from DID explains how it affects her

A woman living with 12 personalities keeps a dozen journals to cope with the thoughts and feelings of each fragmented piece of her identity. Lauren Stott, 23, has dissociative identity disorder (DID), a condition in which a person’s psyche has been shattered into two or more distinct personality states. The disorder is typically triggered by trauma and has been referred to as an extreme form of PTSD.

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Published: June 14, 2018
Hospital worker tells how painful psoriasis has turned him into a "human snake"51s

Hospital worker tells how painful psoriasis has turned him into a "human snake"

A hospital worker has told how his painful psoriasis has turned him into a "human snake" after the condition means he sheds his skin every TWO DAYS. Ewan Everton, 20, was diagnosed with the incurable skin condition 11 years ago and now 90 per cent of his body is covered in an angry rash. The condition has got so bad Ewan’s skin sheds completely every two days leaving him in agony and often unable to wear clothes because his skin is so sensitive.

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Published: June 14, 2018
Retired dairy worker has massive collection of milk bottles52s

Retired dairy worker has massive collection of milk bottles

A man has created a milk bottle museum in his garage featuring glassware from 1,000 different dairies - some dating back more than a century. Former dairy worker Peter Hayward, 75, began collecting milk bottles when he retired 20 years ago. He has now made it his mission to collect a bottle from every dairy businesses in the south west, which would take his tally to 2,500.

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Published: June 14, 2018
Amputee leaves boring job to open up her own yoga studio30s

Amputee leaves boring job to open up her own yoga studio

An amputee quit her boring billing job to open her own yoga studio - to help other people living without limbs. Kelsey Koch, 25, was born without a left tibia and her parents Barb, 57, and Jeff Koch, 59, made the difficult decision to have her leg amputated below the knee when she was nine months old. Growing up, she loved golf but her heavy prosthetic leg prevented her from running or taking part in other sports.

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Published: June 14, 2018
People in Britain aren’t prepared to walk for more than half an hour2m03s

People in Britain aren’t prepared to walk for more than half an hour

The average Brit considers anything more than a 30 minute walk to be 'too far' to do on foot, according to research. A study of 2,000 adults found four in 10 are not willing to walk more than a mile to get somewhere, opting for an alternative form of transport instead. Three quarters have been put off walking simply because it was raining, while temperatures below five degrees Celsius will see the average adult hop in a car instead.

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Published: June 14, 2018
Hilarious footage shows a policeman being bribed with a doughnut1m08s

Hilarious footage shows a policeman being bribed with a doughnut

This is the hilarious moment a speeding driver apparently bribed a police officer - with a DOUGHNUT. The officer in Fulshear, Texas, pulled the man over for speeding and asked him to produce his licence. But instead the driver pulls out a doughnut and says: "Will this work for you? I can't seem to find my licence."

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Published: June 14, 2018
A baby elephant was saved from a well in India1m31s

A baby elephant was saved from a well in India

Police and animal welfare officers used a JCB digger to rescued a female baby elephant which had fallen 25 foot down a well. The six-year-old abandoned calf had strayed from a forest onto agricultural land on Tuesday night before it fell into the water-filled well. Rescue teams struggled for four hours before a JCB dug into the side of the well to allow the calf to climb to safety.

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Published: June 13, 2018
Have-a-go-hero desperately clinging to the bonnet of a getaway car1m31s

Have-a-go-hero desperately clinging to the bonnet of a getaway car

Terrifying footage shows a have-a-go-hero desperately clinging to the bonnet of a getaway car after catching thieves breaking into his dad’s business. Grant Davidson, 25, was carried 300m (984ft) on the front of the white Vauxhall Corsa before being flung into the air. CCTV captured the moment the car sped out of a compound belonging to Grant’s dad Ian who owns wireless firm Radcomm Ltd, in Mapperley, Notts.

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Published: June 13, 2018
Divers who jump off some of the biggest waterfall cliffs in Costa Rica1m02s

Divers who jump off some of the biggest waterfall cliffs in Costa Rica

Thrill-seeking holiday-makers are seeking the ultimate buzz - by diving from the top of lofty waterfalls. These stunning photographs show intrepid tourists flinging themselves from cliffs as high as 100ft and then plunging into the pools below. A new tour group is offering the thrills to holiday-makers in Costa Rica which is famous for its stunning waterfalls.

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Published: June 13, 2018
Teacher who fell in love with his ten-year-old student’s mom proposes1m00s

Teacher who fell in love with his ten-year-old student’s mom proposes

A teacher who fell in love with his ten-year-old student’s mother after the little girl played matchmaker got down on one knee - and proposed to them BOTH at the same time. Big-hearted Jessie Wittmayer asked Shyyra Miller if he could become her dad before swiveling and asking for her mom Krysta’s hand in marriage. Landscaping manager Jessie, 26, used to work at an after school group where he met Shyyra, who was in the third grade at the time, in 2014.

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Published: June 13, 2018
Miracle baby welcomed after mom was diagnosed with cancer suffers brain injury40s

Miracle baby welcomed after mom was diagnosed with cancer suffers brain injury

A mum-to-be who delayed chemotherapy cancer treatment to protect her daughter has told of her heartbreak after the infant 'died six times' and is now suffering brain damage. Brave Andrea Cole, 28, went into induced labour six weeks early after she was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma in her right breast. She gave birth to daughter Ariana Williams - weighing just 2lb 15oz - and the infant went from strength to strength.

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Published: June 13, 2018
Video shows terrifying moment ghostly woman watches over boy cycling a car park29s

Video shows terrifying moment ghostly woman watches over boy cycling a car park

A mum was left terrified after she watched a video of her young son cycling only to see a ghostly Victorian apparition looking over him. Louise Lenton, 41, caught the spooky footage on camera as she took her five-year-old son to ride his bike at Oldway Mansion, a property that dates back to the 19th century. She filmed him going round in circles and later watched the footage back only to discover what appears to be a ghost watching over her son.

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Published: June 13, 2018
Thousands of poppies have burst into bloom in Wiltshire42s

Thousands of poppies have burst into bloom in Wiltshire

Poppy seeds will lie dormant in the soil for decades waiting for a suitable opening. If a disturbed or cultivated bare patch of ground becomes available they can, over one season, spring up, flower, set seed then die before other plants once again reclaim the space.

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Published: June 12, 2018
A woman living in agony denied a breast reduction by the NHS2m09s

A woman living in agony denied a breast reduction by the NHS

A woman living in agony because of her size 32GG boobs claims she has been repeatedly denied a breast reduction by the NHS. Jenna Todd suffers in excruciating pain and says she has been the "target of every lad joke" because of her big chest. The nursery practitioner says she has spent the last 12 years begging medics for reduction surgery.

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Published: June 12, 2018