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UK Man Disguised Himself In Bunny Costume Before Ambushing and Stabbing Ex’s New Boyfriend

PritchardAnd for the most disturbing piece of rabbit related news this month:

A Bristol, England man was sentenced yesterday to eight years and eight months in prison after admitting to disguising himself in a bunny costume, duping his way into his ex’s home, and stabbing his ex’s new boyfriend several times in a jealous rage last October.

The Bristol Post reports

Mark Pritchard arrived at the home of his former gay lover Lee Corbin in Totterdown, dressed in a theatrical animal outfit.

He was holding roses and love letters.

500full-donnie-darko-posterPritchard managed to persuade his ex's new boyfriend, Martin Williams, that he was carrying a "special delivery" from Mr Corbin, who was away on holiday.

After reading out a number of love letters he had written himself, Pritchard persuaded Mr Williams to blindfold himself and wait in bed for "some treasure".

But Pritchard snuck up on his rival and tried to knock him out with a handkerchief covered in chloroform before starting to stab him with a knife.

Following an intense struggle, Pritchard fled the scene and was found later that day by police. Williams suffered two stab wounds to the hip, one to the neck and multiple defensive injuries.

Honestly the Easter Bunny is already universally understood to be a terrifying and disturbing individual folks. So if a creepy man in a rabbit costume shows up at your door, best not to let him in.

Pet Shop Boys to Debut Musical Piece on Gay WWII Codebreaker Alan Turing

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At an upcoming BBC concert this summer, The Pet Shop Boys will debut A Man from the Future - a new music project centered around gay World War II codebreaker Alan Turing.

Digital Spy reports:

Alan turingThe piece includes an orchestra, a choir, electronics and a narrator, and is based on the life and work of computer pioneer and code-breaker Alan Turing, who died 60 years ago but in December 2013 was granted a royal pardon for his conviction for homosexuality.

Pet Shop Boys have worked closely with Andrew Hodges, author of Alan Turing: The Enigma. The orchestrations for A Man from the Future are by Sven Helbig, who the duo also worked with on their ballet The Most Incredible Thing.

The duo said: "It is an honor for us to be invited to present some new music at The Proms and to celebrate Alan Turing 60 years after his death."

The opening night of BBC's Late Night Proms will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on July 23. 

Christian Nursery School Employee Alleges Firing Over Refusal To Read Children Gay Stories

Sarah Mbuyi, a Belgian immigrant who works at a British nursery school, has lodged a formal complaint at an employment tribunal alleging that she was fired for refusing to read stories about gay couples to children. Mbuyi-sarah

According to Mbuyi, shortly after she began full-time work at Britain’s Newpark Childcare nursery school a lesbian co-worker began asking Mbuyi why she carries a bible and about her Christian beliefs. Two months later, Mbuyi gave the woman a bible as a gift when that woman got injured and ended up in the hospital.

The following month, the lesbian co-worker told Mbuyi that the church had shamed and abused her for being lesbian when she was younger. At some point Mbuyi responded, “If I tell you that God is OK with [homosexuality] I am lying to you.”

Mbuyi’s employers then allegedly called Mbuyi in for a disciplinary meeting, accused her of harassment and gross misconduct and then asked  if she would read stories about gay people to children. She answered that she would not and was let go soon afterwards.

Miss Mbuyi will be represented in court by the Christian Legal Centre, a UK-based religious legal group with a long track record of losing its cases.

KFC Kicks Lesbian Couple Out of UK Restaurant for 'Heavy Petting'

A KFC spokesman has apologized after staff members at a restaurant in Bath, England kicked out a lesbian couple for what was described as “heavy petting” between the two women.

The Independent reports:

KFCThe couple have complained to police about their treatment in the restaurant, saying they had been verbally abused during the incident on Thursday afternoon.

Stephen Pope, the father of one of the women, said on Twitter that “a couple complained about them being gay so the manager threw them out”.

And in a tweet to the company, he said: “Dear @kfc the manager at your Bath, UK, store just kicked my daughter and her g/f out for being #gay. Is this one of your policies?”

A KFC spokesman said they were “very sorry for any offence caused”.

But he added: “While we acknowledge that staff may have been over-zealous in asking the couple to leave, we do not believe that the decision had anything to do with their sexuality. 

Mysterious Black Ring Appears in Sky Over England: VIDEO


A mysterious phenomenon in the British sky has folks baffled.

SWNS TV writes:

A schoolgirl was stunned when when she looked into the sky to see this enormous unexplained black ring. Georgina Heap, 16, was playing tennis with mum Jo when she was stopped in her tracks by the fascinating sight. Gazing into the sky, the pair saw a clearly defined black circle which looked like a giant smoke ring. The ring remained there for around three minutes before disappearing completely. The spectacle, which took place near Leamington Spa on Friday evening, has stumped officials.

IBT adds:

Miss Heap, who is studying for her GCSEs, described the circle as "the weirdest thing I have ever seen."

"I looked up at it and thought 'what the hell?', it was amazing," she said. "It was just floating there like a cloud and then it disappeared. It wasn't birds either. There were about ten of us who stopped what we were doing and watched."

The 16-year-old photographed the circle on her iPhone but so far, experts have been un able to offer explanation for the unusual sighting.

Watch (and offer your theories), AFTER THE JUMP...

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UK Couple Ties the Knot in First Same-Sex Wedding Ceremony Held in a Church


UK couple Jan Tipper and Barb Burden’s weekend wedding at the Metropolitan Community Church in Bournemouth, England is believed to be the country’s first gay wedding held inside a church.

The London Evening Standard reports:

Mcc bournemouthMs Burden and Ms Tipper, who have been attending the church for 15 years, said they were shocked they were the first gay couple to wed in a church.

Ms Burden said: “Unfortunately it shows the lack of effective ministry by most churches to gay people in so many ways.

Ms Tipper said: “To get married in our church was very significant to us. Even though we’ve been together for almost 19 years it didn’t feel right for us to have just a blessing or even a Civil Partnership.

“We’ve hoped for years for the opportunity to legally marry and once it became possible we knew it was time for us to tie the knot and to do it before God in our church with our friends and family.”

Reverend Dwayne Morgan, who officiated the ceremony, said: “ We are extremely pleased that the government didn’t just listen to those churches that wanted to completely block same-sex couples from the right to have their marriage consecrated in their place of worship, but heard the voices of the minority of people of faith who believe that God doesn’t discriminate.

The Church of England continues to oppose the blessing of same-sex wedding ceremonies within its churches. 


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