Overgrown and falling apart, 114-room dream mansion that husband HATED & nobody still wants at just £1million

With its walls left to crumble, and ivy winding its way through grandiose halls and staircases, it’s easy to imagine how Overstone Hall might have fallen into disrepair because of a lack of funds for its upkeep.

However, the Northamptonshire stately home’s troubles run far deeper than that.

Right from its . . . → Read More: Overgrown and falling apart, 114-room dream mansion that husband HATED & nobody still wants at just £1million

Native British pupils will be outnumbered in English state schools by 2037

White British children will be outnumbered in state school classrooms in England within 23 years, research reveals.

Population trends since 2004 have seen ethnic minorities soar by 61 per cent in primary and secondary schools as the number of white Britons dropped by 12 per cent.

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Is Giffgaff The Best Network?

I’ve been using GiffGaff for a while now and have talked about the longer term experience here. There have been some major changes.

We’ve been using GiffGaff for a couple of months now and I’ve enjoyed the whole experience so here is our GiffGaff review:

They are an online only network that are . . . → Read More: Is Giffgaff The Best Network?

One of the last two flying Lancasters pays tribute to the 55,000 Bomber Boys who never returned

For the 55,000 brave aircrew who lost their lives in the Second World War, it would have been their final view of England, soaring high above the North Lincolnshire countryside.

In tribute, one of the world’s last two airworthy Lancasters takes the same route over Bomber Country – where some 389,000 sorties were flown . . . → Read More: One of the last two flying Lancasters pays tribute to the 55,000 Bomber Boys who never returned

780,000 UK jobs touted to Europeans – A third of all the jobs!

A THIRD of the 2.4 million jobs being advertised on a European Commision website are based in Britain.

Despite 2.3 million unemployed in the UK, Britain topped Europe job vacancies list

Last night there were 778,804 British situations vacant on the “Eures” site – more than in any other country in the European . . . → Read More: 780,000 UK jobs touted to Europeans – A third of all the jobs!

Was Jack the Ripper a WOMAN?

Could the brutal murders attributed to Jack the Ripper have been committed by a woman charity worker in a perverse bid to bring the harrowing conditions in the East End into the light?

This is the theory put forward in a new novel about the Victorian serial killer, whose elusive identity has occupied criminologists . . . → Read More: Was Jack the Ripper a WOMAN?

Interpreters cost taxpayers £65 MILLION

British taxpayers are picking up a £65million bill to fund translation services for foreigners

Police, courts, local councils and the Department for Work and Pensions are all forking out.

A whopping £40m is being splashed in the justice system, with town halls spending £20m and the DWP £5m a year.

Across England and . . . → Read More: Interpreters cost taxpayers £65 MILLION

Lord Tebbit: ‘Big political cover up’ over child abuse by senior figures

CHILD abuse crimes committed by senior public figures were almost certainly kept quiet in a “big political cover up”, a former Tory Cabinet minister suggested today

In an explosive intervention into the row about historic paedophile allegations, Lord Tebbit claimed the instinct of members of the Westminster establishment in the 1980s was . . . → Read More: Lord Tebbit: ‘Big political cover up’ over child abuse by senior figures

Muslim murders pregnant prostitute because she was working near a mosque

A Muslim who stabbed a pregnant Romanian prostitute to death after warning her not to work near a mosque was jailed for at least 29 years today.

Farooq Shah, 21, plunged a knife into Mariana Popa’s chest while riding his bicycle along a stretch of road notorious for sex workers.

Miss Popa, 24, had . . . → Read More: Muslim murders pregnant prostitute because she was working near a mosque

The beauty of abandoned mansions, shuttered asylums and deserted amusement parks

Dutch photographer Niki Feijen has criss-crossed the world looking for crumbling beauty lurking beneath a thick layer of dust inside long-forgotten buildings.

Feijen, who made headlines last year with his first self-published book of photographs titled Disciple of Decay, is now preparing to unveil to the world his latest project titled Frozen. . . . → Read More: The beauty of abandoned mansions, shuttered asylums and deserted amusement parks

Tony Blair defends decision to topple Saddam

Tony Blair this morning said Britain needed to take action in Iraq and Syria – or face terror attacks in at home.

The former Prime Minister said the UK needed to intervene to stop a ‘total disaster’ (He helped create). He insisted that he was not calling for troops on the ground – but . . . → Read More: Tony Blair defends decision to topple Saddam

Albanians will be on their way to Britain next as David Cameron to agree EU move

Over three million Albanians could be free to move over to Britain after David Cameron backed plans for the country to join the European Union.

Government would back Albania’s plans to ente

Despite Cameron previously saying he didn’t want poorer nations to join the EU, Government sources have confirmed Britain would back Albania’s . . . → Read More: Albanians will be on their way to Britain next as David Cameron to agree EU move