Robber crab steals a black boot from Dolly beach on Christmas Island

So that’s why they call them Robber Crabs: Clever crustacean lives up to its name and makes off with a shoe A sneaky robber crabs snatches lone block boot on popular tourist beach Taiwan-based zoologist found crab scuttling on Dolly beach on Christmas Island Huge crab diligently drags a black boot from the shore with it’s … Read more

Thousands face the boot in UK-India deal after Britain agrees to accept more students

Thousands face the boot in UK-India deal after Britain agrees to accept more students and talented young immigrants in exchange for increased deportations Number of illegal Indian migrants being deported from the UK is set to soar  At least 40,000 undocumented migrants from subcontinent are living in Britain The UK will accept more students and … Read more

Possessive police constable, 58, fitted tracking device in boot of wife’s car

Possessive police constable, 58, fitted tracking device in boot of wife’s car, checked her phone messages and wouldn’t let her do the school run alone Mark Howell-Walmsley, 58, denied using controlling or coercive behaviour But he changed his plea to guilty after wife Sharon McCaig took to the stand She told how he forced her to make … Read more

EWE must be joking! Police stop car for running a red light only to find a live SHEEP in the boot 

EWE must be joking! Police stop car for running a red light only to find a live SHEEP in the boot Leicestershire police said sheep found in Peugeot in Loughborough on Friday  Police are appealing to public for help identifying where the sheep came from The Peugeot also had no insurance and MOT and was consequently … Read more

Terry Boot fills the boots of Peter Foot at Shoe Zone after finance boss walked away from the job

Terry Boot fills the boots of Peter Foot at Shoe Zone after finance boss walked away from the job Footwear retailer Shoe Zone appointed new finance boss to replace predecessor Terry Boot will step into position after former boss Peter Foot unexpectedly left It comes shares in business dropped to £14.6m pre-tax loss from £6.7m profit  … Read more

Sacked Sky Sports Soccer Saturday pundit Matt Le Tissier sticks the boot in after ‘leaked email’

Sacked Sky Sports Soccer Saturday pundit Matt Le Tissier sticks the boot in after ‘leaked email’ reveals broadcaster is hiring only BAME and female correspondents Matt Le Tissier stuck the boot into his ex-employer Sky after alleged leaked email Media outlet Guido Fawkes ran story about email on Sky meeting BAME targets  Le Tissier, who … Read more

Neil Armstrong’s boot print and other artifacts left on the moon are now protected by US law

A new law has become the first to protect human artifacts in outer space.  The ‘One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act’ prevents companies that do business with NASA from disturbing historic traces of previous missions to the moon. Designed to ‘protect and preserve the historic and scientific value of U.S. government … Read more

Strictly’s Ranvir Singh shows off bandaged toes… then gets boot from judges

Strictly painful! Ranvir Singh shows off her bandaged toes… then gets the boot from judges By Jennifer Ruby, Showbusiness News Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 23:26 GMT, 13 December 2020 | Updated: 23:26 GMT, 13 December 2020 It was a painful weekend for Ranvir Singh on Strictly Come Dancing. Only hours before Saturday’s semi-final … Read more

‘Callous’ hotel bosses fire workers and boot them out of their homes three weeks before Christmas

Bosses at a Scottish hotel have been branded ‘callous’ for sacking workers and forcing them out of their accomodation ‘with nowhere to go’ just weeks before Christmas.  Letters were sent to around 17 staff at Fisher’s Hotel confirming the ‘sad and difficult decision’ to terminate their employment and asking them to leave their digs.  The … Read more

Harry Potter book expected to fetch £50k at auction after owner almost sold in car boot sale for 50p

A Harry Potter first edition book which was going to be sold for 50p at a car boot sale is expected to fetch £50,000 at auction. Karen Rumsey, 59, was clearing out her home in Blackpool with daughter Charlotte, 28, when they found the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone copy.  It was one of … Read more