POOCH STARTS BLAZE. A pizza loving pooch set fire to its owner's home after switching on an hob trying to get a bite of its favourite cheesy snack.
The Staffordshire bull terrier had jumped up to try to get at the pizza which had been left on top of the oven when it knocked one of its knobs, a spokeswoman for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said. - The Sun (24/01/2012)
On yer bike!
BRITAIN'S ONLY TANDEM HEARSE IS UP FOR SALE. Britain's only tandem bicycle hearse has been put up for sale as its Reverend owner Paul Sinclair claims he's no longer fit enough to ride it up hill.
Although the novel idea has been popular among cycling enthusiasts and the environmentally friendly, Rev Sinclair and his wife Marian are just not up to long bike rides anymore and have struggled to find locals willing to take up their job. - Emily Hewett, The Metro (25/01/2012)
How this fairy made a whole theatre audience disappear.