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Judge REFUSES to jail cancer victim who has twice been caught growing cannabis for pain relief

mirror.co.uk — Jonathan Yates, 65, whose throat has been badly damaged by radiation treatment for tongue cancer, says cannabis is the only effective pain killer he can find A judge today refused to jail a cancer victim who has twice been caught growing cannabis - saying he would 'not be able to live with himself' if he locked him up.
Aug 28, 2014

I can't possibly see how it would be in the public interest to jail this guy for growing his own cannabis mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/j…

Robbie Savage on Jack Wilshere: Arsenal midfielder doesn't deserve all these cheap shots - get off his back

mirror.co.uk — It's been open season on one of English football's brightest talents since those pictures of him smoking on holiday emerged, and Robbie Savage isn't having it Alexis Sanchez has already paid back his £33million transfer fee with the winner in Arsenal's tense Champions League qualifier against Besiktas.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @MirrorFootball: 2) ICYMI Robbie Savage's column on why he's had it up to here with OTT criticism of #AFC's Jack Wilshere. mirr.im/1ql1OjR

X Factor: Mel B left feeling ''like chopped liver'' after contestants shower Cheryl Cole with compliments

mirror.co.uk — "I hate sitting next to this one," jokes the former Spice Girl X Factor judge Mel B was left feeling "like chopped liver" after contestants repeatedly showered gorgeous Cheryl Cole with compliments. The former Girls Aloud star, 31, dominates Saturday's show as hopefuls line up to tell her how much they love her.
Aug 28, 2014

X Factor 2014: Mel B left feeling ''like chopped liver'' sat next to @CherylOfficial mirr.im/1C7wsDI

Ola Jordan attacks Strictly Come Dancing for being too SEXY and overpaying judges

mirror.co.uk — She warned BBC's Strictly will find itself embroiled in a ratings war with X Factor as Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini return to beef up the ITV show Ola Jordan has launched a scathing attack on Strictly Come Dancing - accusing bosses of making ­contestants wear too skimpy outfits.
Aug 28, 2014

Also complains about judges' pay, James Jordan being fired and more in this Mirror article: mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/ola…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @HalinaWatts86: EXCL: Ola Jordan attacks Strictly Come Dancing for being too SEXY and overpaying judges mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/ola…

Strictly Come Dancing final names 'leaked': Gregg Wallace, Jennifer Gibney and Tim Wonnacott 'complete line up'

mirror.co.uk — Remaining trio were scheduled to be unveiled on Friday's The One Show The identities of the final three Strictly Come Dancing contestants have been leaked - ahead of a planned announcement on The One Show tomorrow evening.
Aug 28, 2014

Strictly Come Dancing final names leaked: Gregg Wallace, Jennifer Gibney and Tim Wonnacott "complete line up" mirr.im/1mYMJAU

Opera lover beat taxi driver round the head with walking stick because he was late for Puccini

mirror.co.uk — Retired doctor Peter Williamson was told he could face jail after admitting ABH on the driver who was taking him to opera at Holland Park, west London An opera lover beat a cabbie over the head with his walking stick because he feared he would miss a performance of Puccini.

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ampp3d.mirror.co.uk — "It's the end. But the moment has been prepared for..."
Aug 28, 2014

Ampp3d moves to the Mirror site proper ampp3d.mirror.co.uk/2014/08/28/the… Lots of good figures here. This post and generally.

PULL the OTTER one: Watch hilarious moment well-mannered animal eats at dining table

mirror.co.uk — Footage of the semi-aquatic mammal sitting upright on a chair and eating pellets from a bowl at a dining table was uploaded to YouTube by a Japanese user They say pets shouldn't be fed at the table. But when the animal is as well-mannered as this otter, how could anyone refuse.
Aug 28, 2014

An otterly adorable video of a pet with perfect table manners, well almost. mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new… via @DailyMirror

Teacher who got sexual kicks from chastising pupils during 20-year abuse campaign is jailed

mirror.co.uk — Alan Morris abused 10 boys while working at St Ambrose RC College in the 70s, 80s and 90s A teacher who got sexual gratification from chastising dozens of his pupils in a campaign of abuse that stretched over two decades has been brought to justice.
Aug 28, 2014

Catholic reverend Alan Morris who got sexual kicks from chastising pupils during 20-year abuse campaign is jailed bit.ly/1zLiDa3