ICE cream vans will be banned from some streets in a crackdown by health and safety killjoys. Snowflake council bosses say the engines cause too much air pollution harmful to kids. Most of them are diesel and they must keep running to power the fridges and machinery. But critics accused officials of “stealing treats from kids”. Camden council in North London is to put “No Ice Cream Trading” signs in 40 streets. Nearby Westminster council will also prevent ice cream sellers operating in some of its roads near schools. They point out the vans constantly pump out fumes that can stunt the growth of children’s lungs and trigger asthma attacks. 'THE FUN POLICE' And London Green Party politician Caroline Russell said: “No one wants to be the fun police or see people lose their businesses. But people don’t want a side order of asthma with their ice cream. This is a serious health … [Read more...] about Snowflake health and safety killjoys ban ice cream vans from streets over pollution claims
John Patrick FletcherGetty Images Runner Lukas Bates dressed as Big Ben for this year’s London Marathon, hoping to break the marathon record time for running in a Big Ben costume. After the race, his costume was stolen, and Piers Morgan offered to donate £1,000 (about $1,300) to the charity Bates was running for, the U.K. Alzheimer’s Society.After Big Ben clocked himself at London’s finish, his day only got worse. Dressed as Big Ben, London marathoner Lukas Bates hoped to break a record for running as the famed clock. But he found time was not on his side at the finish. His costume was too large to fit under the scaffolding of the finis, and bending down to try to fit under didn’t really help, either.His 3:54:21 finish was not enough to beat the standing record for running dressed as a landmark—3:34:34—and videos of him trying to get his costume across the line went viral. And though he finally figured out how to get himself and his … [Read more...] about Running Killjoys Steal Viral Big Ben Costume After London Marathon
GANGLAND hitman whose nicknamed "The Iceman" reportedly has a £150,000 price tag on his head for murdering "Mr Big" Paul Massey. Mark Fellows, 38, will be a target behind bars after the bounty was put on his head in revenge for the ruthless murders he has committed. 'COLD-BLOODED' MURDER The 38-year-old was given a life sentence by a judge yesterday after he was also found guilty of killing gangster John Kinsella, 53. According to Daily Star, one source claims: "He'll be watching his back for life. "He killed the head of a Manchester gang who had a lot of friends. "These sort of people have long memories and are willing to wait. Sooner or later he'll be vulnerable, and that's when they will pounce." His accomplice Steven Boyle, 36, was given a minimum of 33 years for murdering Kinsella with Fellows, and is also believed to be on the "hit list". These sort of people have long memories and are willing to wait. Sooner or later he'll be vulnerable, and that's when they will … [Read more...] about Gangland hitman ‘The Iceman’ Mark Fellows ‘has a £150,000 price on his head’ in revenge for Mr Big execution
BARMY campaigners want popular kids’ discovery book Dear Zoo banned — because it features only male animals. Rod Campbell’s 1982 “lift the flap” work has sold eight million copies and helped teach children to read and learn about creatures. It tells the tale of a boy who writes to a zoo for a pet and is sent animals from a lion to a snake before a “perfect” puppy arrives. Jess Day, of campaign group Let Toys Be Toys, said: “All the animals are male. "It’s biased. Parents must demand better.” Eliza Howard said: “The book needs a modern-day re-write or to be taken off shelves.” But Reuben Williams said his kids — two and four — “love” the book. DEEP FREEZE Brits face -8C CHILLER tonight and MORE snow tomorrow - see where with our map BACK ON THE ROAD! Philip has top-of-the-range £68k Land Rover delivered to Sandringham STARVED IN A HOVEL Evil mum and partner who starved girl, 2, to death … [Read more...] about Killjoys brand kids’ animal book Dear Zoo ‘sexist’ because ‘all the animals in it are male’
By Chuck Barney | [email protected] | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: January 16, 2019 at 2:01 pm | UPDATED: January 17, 2019 at 10:16 am As the great American orator, Neil Sedaka, once opined, “breaking up is hard to do.” But that’s the dilemma facing many TV viewers in 2019 as an extraordinary number of shows prepare to deliver their final episodes. We’ll have to bid farewell to some of our favorite characters and story lines and, somehow, find a way to — sob — move on. In order to help you start out on the road to closure, we’ve compiled a list of shows that will depart this year. Grab the tissues and take a gander: — “The Affair” (Showtime): Montauk will never be the same. All the emotionally wrenching drama will cease after a fifth season coming later this year. The show will make a substantial time jump and introduce Anna Paquin (“True Blood”) as the daughter of Alison (Ruth Wilson) and Cole (Joshua … [Read more...] about The farewell shows: Which TV series are ending this year?