Man paralysed from waist down becomes top martial arts instructor – after gaining a black belt in kickboxing

Man paralysed from the waist down becomes a top martial arts instructor – after gaining a black belt in kickboxing Carl Hodgetts was born with spina bifida, which left him paralysed from the waist down Gained black belt by using his arms and hands instead of his feet to 'kick' opponentsUsed his skills to defend a woman from an attack in a pub | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 14 August 2012 A country ranger who is paralysed from the waist down has defied the odds to become a top martial arts instructor – after gaining a black belt in kickboxing.

Keep an eye on the skies for saucers during the Olympics Games, warns former MoD UFO expert

Keep an eye on the skies for saucers during the Olympics Games, warns former MoD UFO expert UFO expert Nick Pope says massive summer events like the Olympics would be a prime time for an alien encounterMinistry of Defence “has planned for the worst outcomes – attack and invasion””We should be prepared for even the most seemingly unfathomable” | UPDATED: 15:13 GMT, 7 June 2012 One of the UK”s top UFO experts has given his views on the likelihood of aliens suddenly appearing in our skies – and how the international community would respond.

Doctors to vote on industrial action for first time in 40 years over pensions dispute

Doctors to vote on industrial action for first time in 40 years over pensions dispute Battle: Britain's doctors will be balloted on industrial action for the first time in decades as the dispute over the Government's public sector reforms escalates (file picture) Britain’s doctors are to be balloted over industrial action for the first time in nearly 40 years as the bitter dispute over the Government’s public sector reforms escalates.