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Hairdresser sacked after complaining New Year’s Eve dinner was ruined by woman having heart attack

| blog, L&B World, World | January 8, 2016

Holly Jones wrote the complaint on Facebook (Picture: Facebook)
Holly Jones wrote the complaint on Facebook (Picture: Facebook)

Do you remember the woman who had a big rant at a restaurant because someone had a heart attack?

Well, she’s been sacked from her job as a hair stylist.

Holly Jones was criticised by pretty much everybody after she left an angry rant on Kilroy’s restaurant’s Facebook page.

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Hairdresser’s Facebook rant at woman who dared to have a heart attack in front of her

| blog, L&B World, News | January 4, 2016

Holly Jones was unhappy with someone having a heart attack while she was eating
Holly Jones was unhappy with someone having a heart attack while she was eating

Some people can be so selfish. I mean, can you imagine ever going into a restaurant where other people were eating and having a heart attack.

Well if you’re one of those people, you’re incredibly rude!

That’s exactly what happened to hairdresser Holly Jones who wanted to enjoy a New Year’s Eve meal.

So naturally, when staff went to the aid of the dying person, she was so angry she felt the need to have a mis-informed rant on Facebook.

Hair dresser

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Pub regulars strip off for naked calendar… and we kind of love it

| blog, L&B World, UK | January 2, 2016

September. GV of the Magnet Tavern pub in Boston, Lincs. Britain's most cringeworthy naked calendar featuring wrinkly pub regulars in awkward saucy poses has been released ready for 2016. See NTI story NTINAKED. Staff and customers aged between 23 and 67 stripped off for the camera at the Magnet Tavern boozer in Boston, Lincs. In one of the shots, a pub regular poses naked on his mobility scooter while in another a busty barmaid is snapped pulling a pint for a woman wearing just a corset. The calendar also features a man wearing nothing but a hard hat and black suspenders holding a power tool next to a radiator. Another male customer was persuaded… <a href=Read the full story

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British man ties disabled mum to his back to flee burning Dubai skyscraper

| blog, Dubai, L&B World, World | January 1, 2016

A fire engulfs The Address Hotel in downtown Dubai in the United Arab Emirates December 31, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
The fire broke out on New Year’s Eve (Picture: Reuters)

A British man strapped his disabled mother to his back to carry her out of a burning skyscraper in Dubai last night. 

Tourist Angus Villar described how it was the only way to get her out of the Address hotel downtown, which turned into an inferno just before the New Year’s Eve fireworks were due to start.

He told Sky News: ‘I was on the 15th floor in the kitchen opening some champagne.  My father went out onto the… Read the full story

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Happy New Year’s Eve through the ages: 50 amazing images of parties from the past

| blog, L&B World, News, Photography | December 31, 2015

We always think we can party better than your parents.

But we’ve collected a tonne of photos from the last 50 years to show that our generation didn’t invent how to have a good time.

Check out these pictures of New Year’s Eve parties from the last 50 years for solid proof we’ve still got a lot to learn.

1967, London (Picture: Getty) 1st January 1968:  New Year's Eve revellers celebrating in one of Trafalgar Square's fountains, London.  (Photo… <a href=Read the full story

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Here’s how to say Happy New Year in different languages

| blog, L&B World, World | December 31, 2015

How to say Happy New Year in different languages Credit: Getty Images
Bonne année, everyone (Picture: Getty)

Selamat tahun baru, bledhen nowedh da and عام سعيد!

Or, in English, Happy New Year.

It’s going to be said a lot this evening, but you might want to say it in another language if you have friends from overseas (or even Wales or Cornwall).

Here goes, and feliz año nuevo!

NYE phrasebook

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Hands down the weirdest New Years tradition

| blog, L&B World, World | December 31, 2015

People wearing bear furs perform during a festival of New Year ritual dances attended by hundreds in Comanesti, northern Romania, Wednesday, Dec. 30 2015. In pre-Christian rural traditions, dancers wearing colored costumes or animal furs, toured from house to house in villages singing and dancing to ward off evil, in the present the tradition has moved to Romania's cities too, where dancers travel to perform the ritual for money.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
A better party than the one you’re going to (Picture: AP)

Maybe you thought your New Year traditions were a bit strange.

You know, how you play Pass The Bomb before midnight and inevitably someone gets hit by the (plastic) bomb.

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How well do you know the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne?

| blog, L&B World, News, Quizzes | December 30, 2015

Fireworks explode over the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament along the river Thames during the New Year celebrations in central London just after midnight on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

‘Should old acquaintance be forgot and never la la laaaaaa / Do doooo di dooo do dooo di dooo for the sake of Auld Lang Syne.’

Everyone knows the first bit of Auld Lang Syne.

And the last bit.

It’s the bit in the middle that’s the problem.

13 things that need to be left behind in 2015

It all gets a bit sketchy and most of us end up ‘la, la la-ing’ til we get to the ‘FOR AULD LANG SYNE MY DEAR’ bit.

Then we come in loud and proud with our champagne confidence on point.

So this year when the clocks strike midnight, will you be singing your… Read the full story

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Nine things you can do if you’re not that into New Year’s Eve

| blog, L&B World, UK | December 28, 2015

 New Year's Eve
There’s life beyond New Year’s Eve (Picture: Getty Images)

It’s that time of the year again where everyone seems to have fun except for you.

If you don’t enjoy going out on New Year’s Eve we’ve come up with a list of things you could do instead.

Yes, there is life beyond the excitement of the midnight countdown.

1. Go to sleep

Go to bed at 10:30pm and wait for another year of disappointment.

2. Watch fireworks on the telly

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