Fields of golden daffodils are putting on a fine display for Mother’s Day with plenty of flowers ready for the weekend.
Little three-year-olds Lacie Tilbrook, Logan Brezinski and Olivia Munton skipped between the rows of yellow blooms at Taylor’s Bulbs in Spalding, Lincolnshire as the south enjoyed a sunny Spring day. Daffodils have arrived two weeks early this year, due to the mild winter weather and farmers have picked plenty for Mother’s Day this weekend.
An amateur photographer has spent more than 40 years walking the globe snapping candid pictures of pooches and now published a book featuring his favourite puppy portraits.
Paramedic Chris Porsz started taking photos of dogs in 1978 and has since walked hundreds of miles around cities across the world taking quirky pictures of pups. The 66-year-old has spent hours snapping pooches in parks, trains, dog shows and beaches and now published a book, Barking! with more than 200 images of them playing, prancing and even peeing.
An incredible picture of a fox foraging for food on a car bonnet has scooped the top prize in the Mammal Society’s annual photography contest.
Roger Cox, from East London, also won the Mammal Society Member’s Award, for his photo of a fox looking for wild cherries that had fallen onto the parked car. “This animal often foraged for the wild cherries that fell from the trees and landed in the wells between the bonnets and windscreens of parked cars,” said Roger.
Thomas Cook staff were seen hugging each other in tears at its headquarters in Cambridgeshire after the holiday company collapsed.
Hundreds of employees have been seen heading into the offices at Lynch Wood in Peterborough for a 10am meeting about the compulsory liquidation, which happened this morning after a weekend of talks to save the company. Many looked tearful as they arrived at the headquarters, which employs around 1,000 people.
Britain’s BIGGEST sunflower farm is putting on a magnificent display as the south of England looks forward to a warm Bank Holiday weekend.
It looks like a scene from the south of France but this spectacular crop of sunflowers is flourishing in the heart of the UK. Vine House Farm in Spalding, Lincolnshire, grows 100 acres of sunflowers and is one of the most northerly commercial sunflower farms in the world.
These residents appear to have got the best seat in the house for Ed Sheeran’s concerts in Ipswich this weekend.
The pop star is playing the final four nights of his Divide Tour at Chantry Park in his home town and it looks like these residents have a back-stage pass. The enormous stage where Ed will entertain 160,000 fans over four nights been built at the bottom of their back garden.
A pretty three-year-old girl who was expected to never walk has defied the odds to do a rainbow walk to raise money for the NHS after being inspired by Captain Tom Moore.
Little Daisy Briggs was diagnosed with severe Spina Bifida, a spinal condition, and Hydrocephalus, a build-up of fluid in her brain, during mum Rea Briggs’ 20-week scan. Rea, 34, from Sutton in South London, was given the option to terminate her pregnancy after being told Daisy would probably be in a vegetative state when she was born and her chances of walking were almost impossible.
A Tesco store in Cambridgeshire was forced to shut its doors this morning (Sun) after selfish shoppers invaded the hour reserved for NHS staff, causing “bedlam.”
The shop in Milton, near Cambridge, had to start operating a one-in one-out policy from 10.15am after hundreds of members of the general public started shopping too early and the store quickly became full too capacity.
The supermarket had set aside a dedicated shopping hour for NHS staff between 9am and 10am and for the first half hour it asked shoppers for ID.
A stunning array of images showing nature in all its glory from dancing insects to a magnificent meteor have been selected as winners in the annual Glanzlichter photo contest.
A picture of a large brown bear and a tiny bird taken in Slovenia came top in the nature competition, which has been held for the last 21 years and is open to photographers from around the world. Michaela Walch, from Austria, spent five hours waiting in a hide to capture the incredible photo, which she called David and Goliath.
The historic summit to discuss Prince Harry and Meghan’s future role in the Royal family is believed to have finished after Prince William was spotted leaving the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.
Prince William was seen driving his Land Rover out of a back entrance to the Royal Estate at about 4.20pm following crunch talks with the Queen, Prince Charles and Prince Harry. He was spotted driving towards his nearby country home, Anmer Hall, after an afternoon discussing Prince Harry’s “abdication” as a Senior Royal.
A stunning picture showing a blanket of cloud draped across a mountain in Wales has won the Weather Photographer of the Year competition.
Gareth Mon Jones has come top in the contest run by The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS), in association with WeatherPro, for his photo, Above My Expectations, taken at Y Lliwedd, one of the flanks of Snowdon in North Wales. More than 5,700 photos were submitted in this year’s contest, showing weather phenomena from around the world, including clouds, lightning, rain, fog and snow.
The GRANDSON of vicious swan Mr Asbo was seen terrorising a Cambridge University STUDENT who got too near to his family.
The savage swan, who was nicknamed Asbaby as a youngster when he pecked punters on the famous Backs, was spotted attacking the male student who was having a swim. The feathered fiend, who is now a fully-fledged swan, was seen hissing at the undergraduate, who was taking a dip in the water.
Flood water along a notorious stretch of road in Welney on the Cambridgeshire/ Norfolk border has subsided revealing an incredible FOUR stranded cars.
The motorists were all caught out by the long and winding stretch of road, which has been flooded for two months.
Aerial pictures show dozens of Crossrail’s new high-tech trains sitting idle in a London depot waiting to be used.
The trains are part of a £1 billion fleet commissioned for the flagship rail project, believed to be costing around £17.6 billion. Crossrail bought 70 trains, which each have room for 1,500 passengers, but only 15 of them are currently in use on existing services, while the rest wait for the track to be finished.
Prince Philip was seen visiting the Queen who was later spotted out and about for the first time since she was taken ill with a cold.
The Duke of Edinburgh was not wearing a seatbelt as he was driven to the main house on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk by his daughter Princess Anne. He was wearing a blue overcoat and a shirt as he sat in the passenger seat for the journey.
Children are being warned not to touch monster jellyfish which are washing up on UK beaches this summer.
Hundreds of the UK’s largest species of the creature, barrel jellyfish, have been sighted along the shores in Dorset, Devon and Cornwall in recent weeks. Now parents are being urged to keep their children away from the jellyfish, which can grow to the size of dustbin lids, in case they get stung.
The Queen has been spotted for the first time since the historic summit to discuss the future of Prince Harry’s role in the Royal family.
Her Majesty was seen wrapped up warm as she drove herself back to her home on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk after attending a nearby shoot. The Queen was wearing a green winter jacket and had her hood up over a head scarf to keep warm after spending time outside in the bitter cold. She was also wearing glasses and red lipstick.
A 12-year-old British girl, who has used a wheelchair all her life, is set to become the first child with cerebral palsy to walk down the runway at New York Fashion Week.
Katie Renshaw who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was 10 months old, has been given the incredible opportunity to model children’s clothes for top fashion label Lulu Et Gigi at the world-famous event. The schoolgirl, who has been receiving treatment from Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool since she was a baby, was originally told by doctors she may never walk.
A FARM has been cut off by floodwater after a river in Lincolnshire flooded following torrential downpours over the last few days.
Henry Ward’s farmhouse and outbuildings have been left surrounded by water after the Barlings Eau, a river near Lincoln, burst its banks. More than 1,000 acres of farmland in Lincolnshire is under water and Mr Ward is now calling on the Environment Agency, which is responsible for the river, to do more to help.
Passengers on a guided bus in Cambridgeshire had a miraculous escape after the bus exploded into flames following a collision with a car.
The passengers were quickly evacuated from the bus following the collision, which saw both the car and bus burnt to a shell after they burst into flames. Local residents report hearing “an explosion” and seeing plumes of black smoke billowing into the air after the bus and car collided near Longstanton.