The BBC World News Today Awards: The Best, Worst, and Weirdest Things We've Seen




Craig Hamilton Parker and his wife Jane are naturally gifted in psychic mediumship, clairvoyance, prediction and telepathy, and their powers continue to astound non-believers, as well as a number of disbelieving experts, which have included professional psychologists. Their remarkable powers, as well as their undeniable screen presence and engaging written style, have earned them a well-deserved reputation as some of the most visible psychics in the world today.


Craig and Jane first shot to fame in the UK on Channel Four's The Big Breakfast, which saw them predict news items for the week ahead. On the show, they worked alongside Chris Evans and Paula Yates, and their predictions made them very popular with the viewers.

Since then, Craig and Jane Hamilton Parker have worked internationally as TV psychics, appearing on programmes for the BBC and the Discovery Channel, as well as TV stations in France, Australia and South Korea. One of their most infamous TV appearances was on a programme called The Spirit of Diana, which was a television séance that saw the pair successfully contact the spirit of Princess Diana. This programme was considered rather controversial in the UK, although it was widely acclaimed throughout the world and achieved a worldwide audience of around 30 million people. The pair were also the subject of an Everyman documentary, which was broadcast on BBC 2, and they were regularly featured on specialist digital channel, Psychic TV.

Craig and Jane's extensive TV work demonstrates their natural psychic gifts, as well as their ability to impress even the most sceptical of audiences. It also proves that their psychic talent is undiminished by working in difficult or distracting conditions such as inside a television studio, or in an outside location.

When contacting the spirit world, the couple are disciplined and dedicated to spiritual values, unlike many other TV psychics who often take a much more sensationalist approach. Because of this, any clients seeking spiritual guidance or help from the pair cannot fail to be pleased with the results.

As well as being a popular TV personality, Craig Hamilton Parker is also a bestselling author who has penned a variety of books on subjects such as psychic mediumship, intuition and dreams. His 12 published titles include the best selling 'What to Do When you are Dead', which has proven to be a big hit.

Craig also writes regular columns on a number of psychic issues, as well as features for some high-profile newspapers and magazines. In the UK, these include the Daily Mail and The Times, as well as a number of other titles in countries as far afield as America, Ireland, South Africa and Australia.

Craig and Jane Hamilton Parker currently live in Hampshire and when they're not writing or making TV programmes, they are available to give private readings by appointment. They also offer a number of psychic services by telephone, including telephone tarot reading, psychic SMS, telephone spiritual guidance and accurate recorded telephone horoscopes for the day, week, month or even the year ahead.

Every day we watch the news on television or read a newspaper. Sometimes we leave the radio on so that we have a bit of company and know what is going on in the world. But the tendency for these programmes is to tell us all the bad news and none of the good. Occasionally they might throw in a good news story for good measure, but the most important thing for the media is to attract viewers, readers, listeners, and sad to say, bad news attracts an audience more than good.

So it is easy to begin to feel down whenever we hear that the financial problems of the economy have not gone away, that unemployment is up, that there are spending cuts on the way, and that war is brewing in some far off land. Or perhaps there has been a natural disaster somewhere and people are in trouble, or a murder, or an air crash. Guaranteed at any given BBC World News Today moment of the day something awful will be happening somewhere, and the efficiency of our news services today means that we will hear about it almost instantly. But if there is nothing we can do to help, the important thing is not to let it get to us.

Bad news can spoil your day. If you hadn't have turned the telly on at that moment you wouldn't have known about it. But the fact is that the world has always been the same and nothing has changed. There will always be evil, there will always be accidents, and there will always be politicians wondering what to do with the ailing economy. There´s no point worrying about any of it. By all means stay informed, but also try and stay detached. Concentrate on your immediate environment and if you feel safe there you have nothing to worry about.

It is important, especially when you get to a certain age, to keep your peace. By concentrating on all the good things going on around you and ignoring the bad, you will feel much better in yourself and be more optimistic about the future. There is no sense in worrying about things you cannot change. On these occasions, when you feel depressed by circumstances that you have read about or seen on the news, read the Bible or say a prayer. "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength." As long as we stay true to the Lord, nothing can harm us, nothing can damage our good mood.