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School Council believes in GOATS!

School Council believes in GOATS!

October 9, 2014 No Comments

Thank you to all those who supported last nights launch of the school council’s campaign to raise money to buy goats! The School Council is involved with the Free the Children charity, which is focusing on ‘The Year of Empowerment’. As part of this, school council reps are collecting money for goats, which will help […]

Alice Gross Murder: Suspect’s Body Identified

Alice Gross Murder: Suspect’s Body Identified

October 7, 2014 No Comments

Police have formally identified a decomposed body found in west London as that of Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis Zalkalns. A post-mortem examination of the body, which was discovered in Boston Manor Park on Saturday, has now been completed. Scotland Yard say the body is that of the 41-year-old Latvian builder who emerged as the […]

11 Tribe Members killed by lightning

11 Tribe Members killed by lightning

October 7, 2014 No Comments

Eleven members of a remote indigenous tribe along Colombia’s Caribbean coast have been killed after lightning struck a thatch-roofed hut where they were gathered. At least 15 other members of the Wiwa tribe, who live high in the coastal Sierra Nevada range, suffered burns, six of them seriously. “It’s a terrible scene, it was reduced […]

Cartoon Network builds world’s largest whoopee cushion!

Cartoon Network builds world’s largest whoopee cushion!

October 6, 2014 No Comments

No matter how old you get, there’s something timelessly funny about a whoopee cushion. Knowing that, Cartoon Network France teamed with CanalSat to unleash not just any whoopee cushion on the people of Paris last week – they built the largest whoopee cushion ever. The faux flatulater measured 5.42 m (17 ft 9.39 in) in diameter and was […]

‘Twitter Troll’ found dead

‘Twitter Troll’ found dead

October 6, 2014 No Comments

A 63-year-old woman who was accused of targeting internet abuse at the family of Madeleine McCann has been found dead in a hotel. Brenda Leyland, from Burton Overy, Leicestershire, was accused of being one of the so-called “trolls” directing abusive messages at the McCanns. Her body was found days after she was confronted outside her […]

Half Human Half Rabbit Found In Haiti

Half Human Half Rabbit Found In Haiti

October 6, 2014 No Comments

Once upon a time a few hunters were out on a hunt one day in Haiti. All was going well, it was a beautiful sunny day, nothing could possibly go wrong. But, something very mysterious was about to happen… Suddenly, a strange creature about 3 ft tall, with the body of a human but the […]

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Cracks found at nuclear power plant

Cracks found at nuclear power plant

October 6, 2014 No Comments

New cracks have been found in one of the reactors at the Hunterston B nuclear power station in Ayrshire, the BBC has learned. The plant’s operator, EDF Energy, has insisted the cracking was predicted to occur as the station ages. The firm said the issue would not affect the safe operation of the reactor. But […]

Ernenstine – World’s Oldest Pig!

Ernenstine – World’s Oldest Pig!

October 3, 2014 No Comments

Ernenstine, a pig owned by June & Dan King, has now become the world’s oldest pig at the age of 23. Born July 17, 1991 to breeder Judy Caron, Ernestine found a home with the Kings and their daughters Morgan and Rhiannon in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. “She lives in our house and loves to sleep […]

Billy Elliot live screening tops UK cinema box office!

Billy Elliot live screening tops UK cinema box office!

October 3, 2014 No Comments

A special screening of Billy Elliot the Musical Live has topped the UK and Ireland box office. Sunday’s live stream from London Victoria’s Palace took £1.9m – a record for an event cinema release. It was also the widest ever release of a live event, screened at 553 locations around the UK including the former […]

Banksy mural destroyed due to racist message

Banksy mural destroyed due to racist message

October 3, 2014 No Comments

A new Banksy mural showing a group of pigeons holding anti-immigration banners has been destroyed following a complaint the work was “racist”. The mural in Clacton-on-Sea – where a by-election is due to take place following the local MP’s defection to UKIP – appeared this week. It showed four pigeons holding signs including “Go Back […]

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Malala wins Nobel Peace Prize

On the afternoon of 9 October 2012, Malala boarded her school bus in the northwest Pakistani district of Swat....

Longhill 5 a side Football Tournament – Oct 10th – Yr 9

The next round of the 5 a side Football Tournament is today with year 8. Dates below for group...

Ebola hits Spain hard

The Spanish government are placing outbreak alerts through Spain and the Prime Minster has ordered a meeting with the...

Year 7 ECO Team needs you!

ECO team is an exiting club where you can take part in fun activities and trips. You can earn...

School Council believes in GOATS!

Thank you to all those who supported last nights launch of the school council’s campaign to raise money to...

Alice Gross Murder: Suspect’s Body Identified

Police have formally identified a decomposed body found in west London as that of Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis...

11 Tribe Members killed by lightning

Eleven members of a remote indigenous tribe along Colombia’s Caribbean coast have been killed after lightning struck a thatch-roofed...

Student forum; Black Voices #BHM

“This month is a great opportunity for us all to pay tribute to the tremendous contribution that generations of...

Cartoon Network builds world’s largest whoopee cushion!

No matter how old you get, there’s something timelessly funny about a whoopee cushion. Knowing that, Cartoon Network France...

‘Twitter Troll’ found dead

A 63-year-old woman who was accused of targeting internet abuse at the family of Madeleine McCann has been found...