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'Dad's Army' of pensioners accused of $19-million jewellery heist enter courtroom with a shuffle

With a combined age of 490, the men accused of the Hatton Garden jewellery heist shuffled rather than swaggered into court Thursday as it was revealed that the value of the items stolen in the raid is in excess of ₤10 million ($19 million). 449 more words


An Evening With Toby Jones

With the Easter holidays well and truly upon us, I was touching base with one of my very best and closest of friends to check to see when he was home from studying medicine in Manchester. 569 more words


2015 a Year of Re-Makes?

Remakes, sequels, resurrections; they’re everywhere. Re-boots of Jurassic Park, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. , Mad Max and of course- Star Wars are all due to arrive in a cinema near you in 2015 with Scarface and Dad’s Army following close behind. 654 more words

Video: A Special Message From Jeffrey Holland & Judy Buxton

“Hi-De-Hi Campers” Here is a very special message by Jeffrey Holland aka Spike from “Hi-De-Hi” and the gorgeous Judy Buxton from “On The Up” recorded at FlatPlanet on Saturday the 28th March by Jason Read of Robo Films.


Don't Eat With Your Mouth Full

“Earth. 2015. Sometime of a Sunday morning judging by the smell of cornflakes and coffee. How am I doing, Doctor.”

“Well, yes, but you failed to mention the Dalek poaching eggs in the kitchen.” 148 more words


Banking in Yemen

When I started my banking career back in the 1970’s, banking was still seen as a genteel, if somewhat unexciting, occupation and bankers were regarded as decent, honest and well respected members of the community like Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson in Dad’s Army. 1,005 more words


Forget Auckland is a supercity... please?

We do feel sorry for the Dad’s Army, Better Hutt Platoon.

At every public outing they stumble their way through an apology about the Auckland supercity, claiming that the Wellington one will be different. 42 more words