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Bodybuilding twins jumped from tower block window in tragic 'suicide pact'

bodybuilding twins enacted a tragic 'suicide pact' by jumping to their deaths from a tower block window in Birmingham, an inquest was told. Marcis and Armands Graudins, both aged 33, were tragically found dead next to one another outside Wickets Tower, Edgbaston on March 2 this year, Birmingham Coroner's Court heard.The twins, who had told friends of their mental health issues, jumped from an open window in their shared flat and were only discovered by an "extremely distressed" caretaker as he arrived for work hours later. READ MORE: Nurse, 40, 'plied boy, 14, with booze' and said 'come here and f*** me' at VE day party Two witnesses heard a loud noise, described as a 'bang' or 'thud', at 3am "but didn't look or check to see what happened", the coroner said.

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Demi Rose strips totally naked as she leaves little to the imagination in racy snap
Demi Rose left little to the imagination as she posed completely naked surrounded by an array of flowers. The Instagram sensation, 27, is no stranger to sharing risqué snaps with her followers and often strips down to showcase her trademark curves.In her most recent smoking-hot display, the model took to Instagram and shared a revealing snap of herself posing tastefully in the racy flower photoshoot. READ MORE: Demi Rose blitzed by 'd**k pics' from horny Instagram users after wowing with racy snaps Sitting amidst a sea of red and white roses in the shape of a heart, Demi put plenty of skin on display as she flaunted her killer curves.The star just about covered her assets using a white sheet as she pulled a sultry look for her millions of fans.She sported a glamorous palette of makeup including a chic winged eyeliner and wore her chestnut locks in a loose bun.Captioning the jaw-dropping snaps for her 19.8 million followers, she penned: "How do you say I love you in rose?"The Birmingham-born star's fans were straight in the comment who were left hot under the collar from her sizzling display.Several users called the star "Beautiful" while another wrote: "So dreamy."Countless fans commented a slew of heart-eyed emojis while others plastered the comments with the fire emoji.Another user gushed: "A flower laying down on flowers.
Pusha T announces UK and Ireland dates for his ‘It’s Almost Dry’ tour
Pusha T has added a number of UK and Ireland tour dates to his ongoing ‘It’s Almost Dry’ tour.The Virginia rapper is touring this year in support of his fourth studio album, which arrived back in April as the follow-up to 2018’s ‘Daytona’.After confirming a second set of US tour dates last week, Pusha has now announced four UK and Ireland gigs for December.Kicking off in Manchester on December 14, Pusha will then visit Birmingham (December 15) and Bristol (December 18) before the leg wraps up in Dublin on December 21.You can see the details of the dates below and find tickets here when they go on sale on Friday (July 1) at 10am.December14 – O2 Ritz, Manchester15 – O2 Institute, Birmingham18 – O2 Academy, Bristol21 – Academy, DublinPusha T will also perform at All Points East in London on August 19 on a line-up that includes Gorillaz, IDLES and Turnstile.Earlier this month, Pusha T and his brother No Malice reunited to perform live as Clipse for the first time in over a decade.The pair, who last performed live together in 2010, played a set as part of Pharrell‘s Something In The Water festival, appearing during a headline billing dubbed ‘Pharrell and Phriends’.Elsewhere, NFL star Tom Brady recently declared that Pusha T‘s recent LP ‘It’s Almost Dry’ is the “album of the year”.
Mum, 32, threatened to release X-rated video of lawyer after she started dating her ex
vengeful mum-of-three attempted to destroy the life of a leading lawyer by threatening her with posting an “intimate video” and drug allegations after she started a relationship with her ex-boyfriend.Kayleigh Gordon, 32, blackmailed Beth Mantel - a friend of Chelsea footballer Danny Drinkwater - with alleged footage of her with businessman Richard Buggy.She claimed that she would release it on social media, while also emailing her Manchester-based law firm to falsely claim that she was taking drugs.READ MORE: Birmingham explosion: Neighbour of destroyed house says 'toilet break saved my life'Victim Ms Mantel told Warrington Magistrates Court this week that she was “embarrassed” about the email – as it was sent to her entire office.She recalled: “Things were said which were disgusting, false and hurtful.“The allegations could have ruined my reputation that had taken 10 years to build.“I had to call my new workplace and tell them that there may be an email and what it would say.“It was humiliating - I had only worked there for a few weeks and I was worried that they would look at me differently.”Cheshire-based Gordon pleaded guilty to two charges of sending by a public communication network an offensive, indecent, obscene or menacing message and was ordered to pay Miss Mantel and Mr Buggy £100 each in damages.The row stemmed from a party that Mr Buggy took his and Gordon's child to, which Ms Mantel was also in attendance.Her being there angered Gordon, who then embarked on a campaign of abuse against her.Gordon told Mr Buggy that she was was in possession of an intimate video involving him and Ms Mantel, which she threatened to post on Facebook.Simon Green prosecuting said: "I should say that Ms Mantel is a solicitor.
Parents baffled after secondary school allows boys to wear skirts but not shorts
Parents at a Norfolk secondary school have been left outraged by a uniform policy which states boys can wear skirts and not shorts during hot weather.The Metro reports that students at Wymondham High Academy will be subject to the new ‘gender neutral’ uniform policy.It comes after male students reported being uncomfortable in trousers during the summer.READ MORE: Birmingham explosion: First pic of woman killed in house blast as tributes paid to loving mumIn the face of backlash, the head teacher of the school Mr Jonathon Rockey has defended the change and said it’s something the school is ‘proud of.’He said: “Many parents were supportive of us considering a ‘summer uniform’, which we will consider for 2023-24.‘In the short term, we have enabled pupils to remove their blazers during hot weather.‘Changing everything about our uniform in one go, especially with the current financial concerns, would not be sensible so we are able to stage changes over a period of time.”However, one parent said the decision not to relax restrictions on shorts even when temperatures passed 30C as "insane".They added: "The school appears to be deaf to parents clearly voicing concerns on this matter."It is not in our children’s best interest to be overdressed and overheated in the summer."This is not conductive to an effective learning environment and I believe it is a health and safety issue."Another parent told Metro: "We have been repeatedly asking, year after year, for shorts to be added to the uniform."The parent said: "Every summer boys have found the heat hard to bear and so there have been repeated requests for shorts for both genders."Offering a skirt as an option is not gender neutral.
Period poverty is worst in Brighton and Hove - as nearly half can't afford sanitary items
Period poverty is at its worst in Brighton and Hove – where a staggering 46% of women and girls say there are times they are unable to afford basic sanitary protection.The study of 2,000 females, who menstruate, revealed the 10 cities in the UK which are hardest hit by this widespread issue – including Oxford (40%) and Birmingham (34%).And those in Cambridge and York (32% respectively) also admit there are some months when they struggle.Overall, a quarter of the female population admit their menstruation is a challenging time, because they now find it more difficult to afford period products compared to 12 months ago.Of these, 90% say the rising cost in living is already taking its toll, while a fifth now provide for another family member in addition to themselves.One in ten women admitted they had found it harder getting work during the pandemic, and an unfortunate 7% lost their job.The study was commissioned by global hygiene and health company Essity, which has supported charity In Kind Direct for 20 years.Essity has created an educational video with advice for those affected by period poverty.A spokesman said: “This is a really tough time for many, and we recognise our responsibility to try and help where we can to address the hardships so many are facing.“As a result, we have just extended our commitment to donate 100,000 period products per month until the end of 2023 at least.“Sanitary protection is a basic human requirement, and through charities like In Kind Direct there are ways women and girls can access the products they need.“We just need to raise awareness of where to go, and how to get these items, without feeling any sense of embarrassment or shame.”To cope at their time of the month, those who can’t
Beanie Feldstein is ENGAGED! Booksmart actress set to marry girlfriend Bonnie Chance Roberts
Beanie Feldstein has announced she's engaged to be married to girlfriend Bonnie Chance Roberts after a three year romance.On Thursday, the Booksmart actress posted snaps from the romantic proposal with Bonnie getting down on one knee, with Beanie's brother Jonah Hill in attendance.Beanie's girlfriend Bonnie, 31, was dressed smartly in black trousers and a grey patterned jacket as she popped the question in front of their family and friends.The 28-year-old actress - who recently starred as Fanny Brice in a revival of Funny Girl on Broadway - wore a pink and white gingham dress and sandals, as she looked visibly overwhelmed in the pictures.She captioned the romantic post, simply: 'I do, bon.' Beanie Feldstein is ENGAGED! Booksmart star set to marry girlfriend Bonnie Chance Roberts who pops the question in romantic proposal party attended by brother Jonah HillBeanie is said to have met Bonnie while working on the 2019 film How to Build a Girl, where Bonnie was listed as co-producer.Bonnie - who is from Liverpool, England and a graduate of Birmingham University - has no other co-producing credits to her name currently, but she was linked to the 2019 movie Cats.How to Build a Girl - based on a novel by Caitlin Moran - received mixed reviews and failed to bring in any profit at the box office, but it was clearly a personal success for lead star Beanie.In an interview with Teen Vogue, Beanie said Bonnie's gender and being in a same-sex romance wasn't an issue because, 'I was in love with her and all of her.' She captioned the romantic post, simply: 'I do, bon.' We did it! Beanie looked visibly overwhelmed as she posed for photos with her girlfriend Bonnie Proud: Beanie's brother Jonah Hill as well as other members of her family
Save up to £500 on Center Parcs school holiday stays with handy hack
READ MORE: Women board easyJet plane to discover allocated seats don't exist But, it seems there’s a hack which could knock a whopping £500 off your break and make the expense more realistic.Which is perfect, because we love the forests, cycling paths and rapids at Center Parcs and want our kids to feel the same nostalgia when they grow up.It seems that summer holidays around the different nations in the UK don’t always align.Various counties also have different summer holiday dates which means that Center Parcs in different areas may be priced differently.BirminghamLive reports that school holidays in the area are a week earlier than those in Devon. And February half terms can be different in Birmingham compared to other counties.They stated: “In Birmingham the break runs from February 20 to 24, 2023, but most other local authorities have theirs the week before (February 13 to 17) so that could be a great time to bag a bargain.”And, in Wales kids go back to school three days earlier than those in the Midlands.So, if you check your children’s term times for the summer holidays, Christmas break or half-terms you may find that there are dates when most of the rest of the country are back at school.These are the golden spots where you may find a deal.For example, BirminghamLive found that a four-day break in a new-style woodland lodge in Elveden Forest in Suffolk costs £1,149 from February 13 to 17, when most of the schoolchildren are on holiday.However, the same break from February 20 to 24, when Birmingham schools are off, costs £619.
Birmingham is a major city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the second-largest city and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, with roughly 1.1 million inhabitants within the city area and 4.3 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area. Birmingham is commonly referred to as the second city of the United Kingdom.