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first_img“It’s devastating – a £2 sandwich has cost me my business, my home and everything I’ve worked on for the last 35 years”- UK businessman Tony Scott rues the day he stopped for a £2 chicken sandwich, as thieves stole £500,000 worth of jewellery from the back seat of his car, when he left it for two minutes in a Tesco car park”It is because we are useless; we are the only nation in the world that puts up with things we don’t like. If the French were unhappy about the price of bread, they would give up buying bread until the price went down. But the English would just moan about it and buy an extra loaf!”- rock musician Rick Wakeman, speaking to the Chichester Observer, explains how being grumpy as a response to life’s frustrations is predominantly an English trait, using bread as an example”Sorry it has taken me so long to reply. I am hours away from going in to labour with my second baby. I will be up and about at the weekend and work on my entry. I’m really pleased it’s been extended I didn’t want to miss out.”- Kellie from the Cupcake Café expresses her relief that the deadline on BB’s National Cupcake Week cupcake competition has been extended, as she has another, rather more pressing appointmentlast_img read more


first_imgThe family of the Co Donegal couple killed in their home have thanked the local community for their support in recent days.The removal of the remains of Jimmy and Kathleen Cuddity from their Carndonagh home last night. Pic copyright of North West News Pix.The well-known and highly respected Cuddihy family from Carndonagh issued a statement through Gardai.In it they thanked everyone who has helped them since the deaths of their relatives Jimmy and Maureen Cuddity who were found dead at the home in Churchtown on Thursday morning last The couple’s remains left the Chapel of Eternal Light at Mountaintop, LettErkenny this evening.The statement said “The Family thank An Garda Síochána, medical and other personnel, neighbours, friends and the local community for their support and sensitivity at this most difficult time,” the statement said.“They ask that they, their extended family and the local community be allowed to observe local traditions without media intrusion to enable them to honour Jimmy and Kathleen with dignity in the coming days,” the statement added.“The family will not be releasing any further statement at this time.” Two hearses took the couple to their son James’ home in Carndonagh this evening before they are buried after funeral mass on Tuesday.Meanwhile the couple’s other son Julian, 42, will appear at a special sitting of Letterkenny District Court on Wednesday charged with his parents’ murders. FAMILY OF TRAGIC COUPLE THANK COMMUNITY FOR THEIR SUPPORT was last modified: October 26th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CarndonaghdonegalGardaiJIMMY CUDDIHYkilledMAUREEN CUDDIHYlast_img read more