Alec Guinness warned James Dean about car crash

STORIES THAT REALLY DID HAPPEN, RE-CALLED BY HARRY HARPER JAMES DEAN AND ALEC GUINNESS The Villa Capri, Hollywood, September 23, 1955 He recognises him as the English actor Alec Guinness, the star of so many of his favourite Ealing comedies, such as Kind Hearts And Coronets. Guinness has always been more than a touch superstitious. … [Read the full story]

Star of Gallantry awarded to Australian soldier for action in Afghanistan

An Australian soldier based in Perth has been awarded the second highest military medal behind the Victoria Cross. Sgt D won the Star of Gallantry in the same incident in which Perth SAS trooper Jason Brown was killed in an ambush on August 13th 2010. Minutes after Brown was cut down by a burst on the machine-gun … [Read the full story]

Sweet justice as man dies of heart attack whilst raping ex-girlfriend

A YOUNG man from Valencia died from a cardiac arrest whilst attempting to rape his ex-girlfriend,  police heard last weekend. They were in the deceased’s car, which was parked in Pinedo (Valencia) at the time, and his former partner opted to drive him to the hospital when he became indisposed, despite not yet having passed her … [Read the full story]