Made of wood, chicken wire and expanding foam a giant twelve foot gnome lovingly named Dumpty has stumped a small Alnwick town after moving into at least twelve gardens, the only evidence being a mobile phone picture of him being transported in the back of a van.
A thirty year old man from Maidenhead, Berks, is suffering from xoclatophobia - a fear of ..... chocolate.
Witnesses have reported that crates laden with bags of cash and coins spilled out onto the road after a lorry containing more than £1 million in cash broke suddenly as it approached a roundabout in Swindon, Wiltshire.
Here's one for Kelly's Thoughts & Ramblings and all other jigsaw fans ....
A retired builder turned dedicated volunteer has what is being termed the most tedious job in Britain as he spends his days assembling donated jigsaws checking them for missing pieces.
And in the news from Canada ....
A ninety-one year old woman from Quebec has been fined $148 (£100) for 'disturbing the peace' ... with her rocking chair.
And finally .. when literature isn't as far-fetched as it might at first seem ...
A paternity case involving a set of twin girls had a surprise ending worthy of a daytime talk show (or indeed a book TT) when a Passaic County Superior Court judge ruled a DNA test had shown that a man whilst the father of one twin was not the father of the other.