She has friends in high places and an inquisitive nature, so after a mysterious disappearance there are whispers in Downing Street that MP George Osborne's cat, Freya, may have been recruited as a spy by a foreign power. MORE*
And talking of cats ......
A special catflap has been installed at Huddersfield train station to allow Felix, a cat adopted by staff, to bypass the newly installed security barriers that stopped her from patrolling the station for mice. MORE Thanks to Paul on FaceBook for the picture. PW
A spine-chilling overnight experience that will petrify even the most hardened of hotel-goers is being promised by the Camden Lock hotel in north London as it gets a horror-themed makeover as part of a stunt marking the DVD and Blu-ray release of horror film Mama, starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Jessica Chastain. MORE
A boat-shaped den complete with a top deck, a replica Tardis and a cider bar have been revealed as finalists in the 2013 Shed of the Year competition. MORE
Voted among the top 12 architecture projects in Scotland by The Royal Incorporation of Architects, a 'tent' known as the Ghost of Water Row which stood for just one night has been named as one of the best new buildings in the country. MORE
One less-than-careful owner from East Grinstead, East Sussex is selling his very-used car which boasts 160,000 miles on the clock, a broken air-conditioning system and CD-changer. And if honesty really is the best policy, he could be quids-in as bids have been flooding in for the battered X-reg car which as the eBay advert states ...... ‘If you are looking for an immaculate, well-maintained example of a Mercedes e320 CDI… you have come to the wrong place. If, however, you are low on self-esteem, with a strapped budget, but shooting for the stars, welcome to my auction. MORE
Created to mark a visit to Scotland The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have been given a starring role in the Beano, one of Britain's most popular children's comics. MORE
Another case of 'elf and safety' gone mad as a headmistress has banned the wearing of frilly socks if the frill is more than 3cm long. MORE Hmm, I wonder who will be doing the measuring. PW
Best headlines of the week .....
Schoolgirl enters Turkey using pretend passport for her cuddly toy unicorn. MORE
Raise a glass to Ann and Dennis, an anonymous couple who recently got engaged after he popped an engagement ring into a ..... chicken burger. MORE
* Because of changes to this newspaper's website these links may not always be live, my apologies. PW.
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