Remember Socks the Shetland pony from last week's Media Monday post? Well, in a shock announcement it has been revealed that the dancing pony is NOT the father of Scamp. MORE*
Still in the grips of a nasty chest infection hat makes it difficult for me to breathe if I'm laughing, this headline had me reaching for the inhaler .... Thief steals fish tank from pet shop then returns to buy goldfish to go in it. MORE
A couple almost missed their ferry to Spain after their sat nav led them to a river ferry instead. MORE*
he upper class canine will be whisked away in a limousine to the Grade II listed cottage in Bristol in order to relax and stretch their paws on a holiday which normally costs £47,000. MORE
A bungling robber who used a see-through carrier bag as a disguise when he raided a petrol station has been jailed for two years. MORE (Hmm, obviously not the fizziest drink in the fridge. PW)
Most bizarre article of the week .....
It took 10 years and an elite unit from America's navy seals to hunt down Osama bin Laden. Now the technology used to track the most elusive terrorist in history is at the centre of another mission to help to enhance the life of cakes in British bakeries as Strathclyde University has been awarded a grant to examine how the imaging used on the helicopters might be used to perfect cupcakes, Victoria sponges and a host of other staples of the British diet. MORE
The headline I never thought to see?
Woman dressed as a vagina stops ‘attack’ on man in penis costume. MORE
A long term unemployed man has turned down a job in a bakery because the hat he'd have to wear would ruin his curly hair. MORE *
And the news from abroad?
Women tired of men staring at their legs this summer can now deflect any
* Because of changes to this newspaper's website these links may not always be live, my apologies. PW.