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Picture perfect day for newlyweds

Aberdeen artist Nicole Porter with new husband Gareth Williams.

A former member of the RAF from Walsall was blown away when his bride revealed a touching personal portrait of the couple on their wedding day.

Les quits work to be big Chief


At first glance Les Atkins shows more resemblance to the Native American chief Sitting Bull than a manager at a mayonnaise factory.

A Mod-ern fundraiser

A young rider joins the group.

Around 130 scooter riders revved up their machines for a special ride in aid of a charity that supports grieving parents and their families.

£1 king’s empire is revealed

Keith with entertainer Bobby Davro, Keith's son Steve and Poundland co-founder David Dodd, pictured in the mid 90s.

"I thought it would be good, but not this good," smiled Keith Smith, surveying the grounds of his giant Grade 1 listed Jacobean mansion in the Shropshire countryside.

Jane sheds half her body weight

Jane Mason is a shadow of her former self

Being a cook meant Jane Mason didn't fancy going in the kitchen at home - often opting for eating takeaway meals in front of the television.

Diehard scooter fans take style up a gear

David Thompson gets set for the ride out with his son Alex, aged 10.

There's the splutter of the engines followed by the familiar mosquito type buzz as they zip off into the distance - a scene straight out of cult classic Quadrophenia.