In the summer of 2013, Katie Gee and her friend Kirstie Trup spent the holidays volunteering in a primary school in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Katie had called her mother Nicola to ask for money for further travelling before returning home, so when the phone rang again, Nicola thought her daughter had forgotten something. Instead, she received the message no parent wants to hear – on the other end of the line, more than 4,000 miles away, a young man, who introduced himself as Sam, explained that her daughter had been violently attacked. Katie and Kirstie had been splattered with battery acid in a seemingly random attack by two men on a motorbike, who slowed down next to them as they turned into a side street. ‘In the split second it took me to look up and see two men, the liquid was already flying towards me,’ Katie recalls, describing the searing pain that instantly began to overwhelm her as the corrosive liquid splashed across the right side of her face and body. … [Read more...] about Acid attack victim Katie Gee: ‘I was in agony, burning everywhere. Imagine a thousand wasp stings’
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England By Bethan Bell BBC News 16 September 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45500594 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel This year's birthday will be a little more special than normal for one woman. Not only is she expecting yet … [Read more...] about Oldest person in the UK: How has life changed?
POSING in thigh-high, pink patent boots, a diamond tiara and a boob tube is just a normal day for internet sensation Baddie Winkle - who turned 90 in July. With the mantra: “Stealing your manz since 1928”, the geriatric social superstar is best mates with Miley Cyrus, and advocates marijuana and sleeping around. Real name Helen Van Winkle, Baddie is just one of a whole new wave of silver-haired vixens to become the new break-out stars of social media, showing off their sagging boobs and wrinkles with pride – and putting those decades younger to shame with their cult following. They include former playboy bunny Dorrie Jacobson, 83, who believes you should be able to show off your cleavage at any age, and hippie-punk idol Sarah Jane Robins - who poses in barely-there swimsuits, with lipstick smudged over her face, alongside the hashtag #mywrinklesaremystripes. They’re batting off male admirers, too. Blogger Jan Correll, whose Instagram handle @silveristhenewblonde … [Read more...] about Flaunting their 80-year-old bodies in swimwear and fighting off obsessive men – meet the Instagram grandmas who are smashing social media
When DJ Harry Miller was looking for a new challenge, he came up with a monster of an idea – thanks to his young son. The dad of two, who had spent more than 20 years working in the fashion industry, fell in love with a doodle three-year-old Bryce had drawn of a beady-eyed, pointy-eared beast. With the encouragement and help of a graphic designer friend, he had the image emblazoned on a T-shirt, which he wore while spinning discs at a local club. It proved such a hit that Harry started a pop-up shop selling Bryce’s design on T-shirts, hoodies, polo tops and caps. Five years on, the monster image has become the signature design of Harry’s successful fashion label, Forty Clothing – and he will always be grateful for his son’s artistic talent. The 45-year-old, who opened his flagship Forty store in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, said: “I’ll never forget coming home late from work one night and lying on the floor was this drawing Bryce had done of … [Read more...] about Scots DJ quit his job and turned son’s monster doodle into Forty clothing empire
Whether you are a club rider, a keen amateur or are just feeling inspired to get out on your bike after watching the professionals – and following their exploits here – then you may just be in the market for some new cycling kit. Having put 1,000s of kilometres into the legs over the last few months while road testing the latest performance kit, Telegraph Sport has identified five brands – Alé, Café du Cycliste, Castelli, dhb and Rapha – that we trust may be worthy of your hard-earned cash. Three items – bib-shorts, jerseys and socks (other than Castelli) – from each company has been worn during the daily commute, out training or while riding the second week at the Giro d'Italia. In summary, everything here has been tested to the extreme. Each item has been judged on its quality, aesthetic and performance. Café du Cycliste Despite its rich history in the sport, … [Read more...] about Men’s cycling kit – the ultimate guide to the best performance bib-shorts, jerseys and socks for summer 2018