Man spends £50,000 on iPhone 6s to propose to girlfriend – she says no

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1It’s Singles Day in China on Tuesday, a type of Valentine’s Day that sees people celebrate their single status by buying billions of dollars worth of items online.

But one Chinese programmer was so sick of being single that he spent more than £50,000 buying 99 iPhone 6s to propose to his girlfriend.

The problem is, she said no.

The young Guagzhou tech worker spent 500,000 yuan (£51,543) onApple‘s latest gadget, the equivalent of more than 17 years the average worker’s salary, according to CNN.

He carefully arranged the iPhones into the shape of a heart, and even had some money left over to buy a bunch of flowers. So far, so good, right?

3Not quite. In front of his colleagues and friends, she turned him down, with the resulting photos emerging on the Weibo social network.

 

If you’re looking for a cheap iPhone 6, you know who to call.

Fishermen find human head and leg inside belly of massive shark, proclaim confidently, “This was no boating accident”

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A group of Philippines fishermen said they found a partially digested human head and a leg inside the belly of a massive tiger shark.

Fishermen-say-they-found-human-head-inside-sharkBodoy Gorgod, 48, said he and four others were fishing Oct. 5 between Bohol and Camiguin islands when they reeled in the large tiger shark, which Gorgood estimated weighed more than 650 pounds.

The fisherman and his colleagues opened up the shark and found a partially digested human head and a human leg.

“It was so disgusting. We can’t bear the awful smell,” Gorgood told Minda News.

Gorgood said the group decided to keep the shark’s jaws and fins and they threw the rest, including the human remains, back into the water so as not to incur “bad luck.”

Some locals speculated the remains could have been from one of the missing passengers from the M/V Maharlika 2 ferry, which sank Sept. 13 in rough waters brought about by a tropical storm. The vessel was carrying a total of 84 people when it went down off Southern Leyte. Two male passengers remain missing.

Matthew Williams Found In South Wales Hotel Room Eating Off Woman’s Face

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The woman who was murdered in an act of cannibalism has been named as Cerys Marie Yemm.

Matthew-WilliamsOfficers found Matthew Williams, 34, attacking the 22-year-old in the Sirhowy Arms Hotel, a halfway house for ex offenders in Argoed, a village near Ms Yemm’s hometown of Blackwood.

He was stunned with a Taser and arrested at the scene during the early hours of Thursday but later died.

Williams had only recently been released from prison.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is probing his death and have also met the victim’s family.

Ch Insp Paul Staniforth from Gwent Police told a news conference on Friday that Ms Yemm’s family is being supported by officers.

He also said officers who attended the murder scene were being supported by the force’s occupational health department.

“The post mortem for Cerys will start today, although may not be complete for some time,” he added.

“Speculative comments about what happened and cause of death are unhelpful.”

Gwent Police said Williams was local to the area while Ms Yemm was from Blackwood, and the pair were known to each other.

The force said it is not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Gareth Griffiths, who lives in Argoed, told BBC Radio 5 Live: “It’s not a massive village, everyone wants to know what’s happened. Everyone who doesn’t want the place to be there thinks it’s ammunition to use against the council to get it moved or shifted.

“We hear on the news that it has been cannibalism. Nobody wants to hear that, it must be a horrific way to die, it’s horrible, it’s unbearable.”

‘Grotesque’

The property where the murder took place is used as temporary accommodation for homeless people.

IPCC Commissioner for Wales, Jan Williams, said: “I would like to express my sincere condolences to the families of the deceased at this sad and difficult time.

“Our investigators are gathering all relevant evidence to understand the full circumstances of what happened.”

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BBC Wales reporter Stephen Fairclough in Argoed

People living in the small village of Argoed just north of the town of Blackwood have reacted to the disturbing events at the hotel with shock and disbelief.

The three-storey building where Williams is believed to have murdered the young woman sits in the middle of the village and the centre was a hive of police activity on Thursday as the investigation got under way.

One resident said the murder “is hard to believe in a small, quiet community village like this”.

Another described the police scenes as “chaotic” with emergency services vehicles “everywhere”.

One woman said: “It’s all very upsetting.”

Leon Gardiner, a councillor who has lived in the village for more than 80 years, said the killing has “hit the village for six”.

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Argoed councillor Garry Lewis described the nature of the killing as “grotesque”.

Argoed Baptist Chapel secretary June Trace told BBC Wales that the Sirhowy Arms was converted into accommodation for vulnerable people several years ago.

She said it had a “fluctuating population” of people, often aged in their 30s or 40s, who would stay there for a time before moving on.

Despite concerns of some villagers when the plans were first put forward to convert the building, she said there had never been any trouble there.

However, other people living in Argoed said there had been issues at the hostel and police had been called to resolve problems there frequently.

Webcam Records Woman Getting Hit By Car In Famous Abbey Road Crossing

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A webcam that usually shows tourists wading into traffic to recreate a famous Beatles album cover recorded a female pedestrian getting struck by a car as she tried to beat the vehicle across Abbey Road.

The victim was knocked in the air by a Volkswagen as she raced across the London street in front of Abbey Road Studios, where The Beatles recorded “Abbey Road.” The recording company’s web site includes a “Crossing Cam” that offers a live view of the zebra crossing made famous by the band’s 1969 album.

abbeyroadAs seen in the above video, the woman sprinted across the road, either oblivious to the approaching car or determined to beat it through the crossing. The extent of the woman’s injuries are unknown, though passerby can be seen calling for emergency assistance.

While the clip was uploaded Friday to LiveLeak, it is unclear when the accident occurred. The poster–who was apparently monitoring the livestream–reported that, “Eventually an ambulance came and took her to the hospital. I’m pretty sure she was OK.”

Firefighters rescuing 25-stone man forced to wear GAS MASKS – because he hadn’t washed in 5 years

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Firemen were forced to don gas masks and protective hazmat suits while rescuing a bedridden 25-stone man – because he had not washed in five years.

PAY-25-Stone-fat-man-rescued-from-flatNeighbours believed their block of flats, near Stuttgart, Germany, had been targeted in a chemical attack when rescue workers arrived in full biohazard suits.

But they were actually there to rescue a morbidly obese gentleman, who was found in a pile of rubbish after a neighbour heard a tapping on her ceiling.

One firefighter, who had to smash down the 65-year-old’s apartment door, described the smell as “absolute hell”.

He said: “It was knee deep in rubbish, from rotting pizza boxes to old food and tins… and vermin rustling about.

“The smell was indescribable.”

The man told rescuers he had been living on take-away meals delivered to his apartment, and had not been able to wash for five years.

Too fat to exit through the door, he had to be lowered by crane to a waiting ambulance.

Workers were later seen disinfecting their clothing and hosing off equipment used hoist the man out.

A neighbour told a German newspaper: “We had no idea what kind of state his apartment was in, but we got a whiff of it after firemen opened the front door.”

New York Deputy Slaps Citizen for Not Allowing him to Search Car

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Saratoga County Deputy Shawn Glans had no idea he was being recorded as he tried to intimidate a man into allowing him to search his car, which is why he slapped him on the back of his head while yanking the keys out of his hand, tossing them to another deputy who searched the man’s car and found nothing illegal.

But he does know now after Adam Roberts uploaded the video to Facebook where it began going viral Friday.

In a Facebook message interview with Photography is Not a Crime, Roberts explained that he and his buddy, Colin Fitch, who owns the car, had parked it at a business that was closed and walked to a nearby party Thursday night. They didn’t spend much time at the party but when they walked back to the car, they were confronted by deputies who had spotted a rifle in the back seat and wanted to search the car.

Firth had purchased a .22 rifle earlier that day and had left in the back seat, Roberts said.

When Deputy Glans asked to search the car, Fitch would not give him permission, insisting he had done nothing illegal.

“We’ll get a fucking search warrant, alright,” Glans said. “Wanna do that?””Let me see your fucking keys,” Glans said.

“Why?” Fitch responded.

“I’m going to search your fucking car, that’s why,” Glans replied.

“You can’t do that,” Fitch said.

“Wanna fucking resist?,” Glans said before striking him.

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“If you have nothing to hide in there, we’re just going to check and be on our fucking merry way. Understand? Asshole.”

Unfortunately, that slapping part was not caught on video, but the sound of the slap is loud and clear. But he followed it up by making more threats, proving to be the real asshole.

As they were searching the car, Firth showed them his receipt for the gun and they allowed him to leave.

Call Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo at (518) 885-6761.

Convenience store employee tries to stop intoxicated man from driving, shoots him dead, saves him from a horrible death on the road

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Two men, armed with hand guns, faced off on a grocery store parking lot in Barnhart Thursday morning. Witnesses told sheriff deputies a customer, who was intoxicated, threatened a store employee with a gun. The employee pulled out his concealed gun and shot the man several times.

48 year old Robert Lawson of Imperial was pronounced dead at the scene. Employees at Karsch’s Village Market on Highway M in Barnhart had called for help. They said the intoxicated man was causing a disturbance.

Before Jefferson County deputies could arrive, employees escorted the man from the store while trying to convince him to give up the keys to his pickup truck.

“The victim, at some point in time during the conversation, produced a hand gun and pointed it at the store employee. The store employee drew his weapon and fired his weapon at least twice, maybe three times, striking the individual,” said Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer.

The store employee, a 23-year old man also from Imperial had a legal permit to carry a concealed gun according to Sheriff Boyer.

Detectives spent five hours collecting evidence at the scene. The body, covered by a sheet, remained on the parking lot for more than four hours before the work was concluded and the body removed.

Sheriff Boyer said once the investigation is completed it will be presented to the Jefferson County Prosecutor. But he indicated it appears to be a case of self-defense. That determination will be made by the prosecutor’s office.