Majorca floods – Brit OAP couple who died when their taxi was swept away by flash floods on way from airport are named as Anthony and Delia Green

They are among the 10 known victims of Tuesday night's "biblical" flash floods that wreaked havoc across the island's eastern towns. It has emerged the taxi the Greens were travelling in was swept away by the sudden flooding tearing through residential areas. Their bodies were recovered in the resort of s’Illot in the early hours of yesterday after police found […]

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OAP putting chips in her oven discovers SNAKE inside

The African brown house snake had slithered into the elderly couple’s home on Macclesfield Road in Hazel Grove, Stockport. They called the RSPCA and an inspector was sent to their home. Initially he couldn’t find the runaway reptile, but it eventually turned up again two days later on Friday, September 28. Fortunately, the couple were animal lovers and were concerned […]

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Ministers plan for social care tax to help plug £3.5billion funding gap and fund care homes

Under the plans, working Brits would be asked to save into a new insurance fund – which would then pay for their care in old age. Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has pushed the idea in discussions with the Treasury. Sources claim the levy would help reduce the anxiety faced by people in old age – and also protect value […]

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